Two EMM teams took part in the inaugural Breca SwimRun event in NZ’s Bay of Islands.
The 33.4 km course traversed the spectacular Bay of Islands landscape. It comprised swimming 8.4km in shoes and running 25 km over challenging terrain with a requirement to stay within 10 m of your teammate at all times. 132 teams commenced the event. Amazingly, after 7 hours and despite facing their own individual challenges, such as mental demons, cramps, nausea, lost goggles, oyster encounters and a high degree of wetsuit irritation, the teams finished side by side with smiles from ear to ear (…mostly)!
It was an awesome event that tested the EMM teams and it definitely won’t be our last appearance!