The 2018 FreshChoice Kepler Challenge and Luxmore Grunt take place on the first Saturday of December every year. Here are some key dates for the 2018 event.
|On-line entries open||Saturday 7 July 2018||6.30am (NZ time)||Log in to your Kepler account to enter|
|Registration||Friday 30 November 2018||12.00 - 7.00pm||Real Journeys Event Centre|
|Gear Sale||Friday 30 November 2018||12.00 - 7.00pm||Real Journeys Event Centre|
|Compulsory briefing||Friday 30 November 2018||7.30pm||Real Journeys Event Centre|
|Kepler Challenge race check-in||Saturday 1 December 2018||from 5.30am||Control Gates|
|Kepler Challenge race start||Saturday 1 December 2018||6.00am||Control Gates|
|Luxmore Grunt race check-in||Saturday 1 December 2018||from 6.30am||Control Gates|
|Luxmore Grunt race start||Saturday 1 December 2018||7.00am||Control Gates|
|Drinks at the Moose||Saturday 1 December 2018||Post race||The Moose|
|Event breakfast||Sunday 2 December 2018||8.00am||Distinction Hotel Te Anau|
|Prize giving||Sunday 2 December 2018||10.00am||Real Journeys Event Centre|
The entry fee for the 2018 events are as follows:
|FreshChoice Kepler Challenge||$265|
|FreshChoice Luxmore Grunt||$185|
Prices are in New Zealand dollars and include GST.
Your entry fee includes:
- Race pack with goodies
- Race number
- Transponder for the duration of the event
- Checkpoint support (water, Pure Sports Nutrition hydration, bananas, oranges, muesli bars, lollies)
- Medical support and assistance around the course
- Finisher's medal
- Eligibility for spot prizes
T-shirts, breakfast vouchers and reusable cups can be purchased through our on-line entry system. If you purchase any of these items they will be put into your race pack for you to collect when you register for your chosen event.
These can all be purchased through our store - you must be logged in with your Kepler Account to access it though!
|Post-race breakfast||Catch up with your fellow runners and exchange stories from your run.
Enjoy a guilt-free, hearty buffet breakfast before you head home.
Bring your supporters.
|$28 per person|
|Event T-shirt||Purchase a memento from this year's event.
Done the race, get the T-shirt!
|Reusable cup||The Kepler Challenge and Luxmore Grunt are disposable cup-free events so you will need to carry a reusable cup with you.||$15|
Withdrawals and refunds
Should you need to withdraw from the Kepler Challenge or Luxmore Grunt before the event, the following refund policy will apply:
|Up to 30 September||Entry fee less $60 cancellation fee|
|From 1 October to 15 days prior to event day||Entry fee less 75% cancellation fee|
|1-14 days prior to event day||No refund|
|On or after event day||No refund|
Refunds are calculated on race entry fees and do not include any additional items you may have ordered.
To withdraw from your chosen entry please go to your Kepler account and click on "withdraw". Any refunds due will be credited to the card you used to pay your entry fee (minus the appropriate cancellation fee). If you have any questions please email our Race Secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org