2022 Lake Argyle Adventure Race:
Saturday 27 August 2022
Swim, Run, Mountain Bike & Paddle in the Remote East Kimberley
Relay Teams of two, three, or four.
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2021 Lake Argyle Adventure Race - Race Report
Calm conditions greeted swimmers for the first leg of the Lake Argyle Adventure Race. The 2km swim was completed in record time by Matt Smith of the ‘Replacements’ team, with the remainder of the solo’s and team’s in hot pursuit.
For the teams it was onto the 7km paddle, 7km trail run and 18km Mountain Bike. The ‘Replacements’ held the lead in the teams race until the final 5km of the Mountain Bike leg, when Steve Sunderland of the ‘Pirates’ team speeding past to take line honors in an overall time of 3:32:28.
In the Solo event, the athletes had the 7km trail run, 18km mountain bike and 7km paddle to tackle after their swim. Sebastian Pufke made the most of his excellent swim and run ability and held the lead coming into the final transition. Reigning champion, Paul Mock, took over the lead from Sebastian on the way back down to the lake for the paddle and was never going to be caught, winning in 3:51:47.
In the women’s solo field, it was Darwin athlete Charlotte Durand that led from start to finish, coming home in 4:21:52 and in fourth place overall.
The day also involved Angus Tierney and Hugh Croot narrowly winning the ‘Enticer Adventure’ a 3.2km trail run and 8km Mountain Bike.
The highlight of the day is the Junior Adventure Challenge, involving kids from 6 years of age to 12 competing in a swim, bike and run at Lake Argyle finishing with the slip and slide.