Race Info 2022
Enter on line https://eventplus.net/MM22
Mini Merino’s can must enter online its free but entry required _ (new for 2022 )
Start times Start Times:
42km Merino Muster 10:00 am
21km Snow Rake 10:00 am
14km Double fleece 10:05am
7km Straggle Muster 10:05am
1km Mini Muster TBA Minis must enter online
Race Bib Pick up
Bib pick up is at the Lake Wanaka Centre time.4 pm to 6pm
Race day 8am Snow farm
Only the course will be groomed and exits from the course marked either with ropes or v- boards
There will be Marshalls at all the difficult junctions.
Race maps are on the MerinoMuster website and will be updated as soon as we are sure of the Snow
All events are freestyle technique, with classic tracks provided for classic skiers.
Event Details -
7km Straggle Muster Course 1X Loop 1
14km Race 2X Loop 1
21 km Snow Rake Course Loop 1 & 2
42km Merino Muster Course Loop 1, 2 & 3
Dinner: Informal evening dinner. 5:30 Drinks and Dinner 6 pm. Meet other Merino Muster participants, locals volunteers and visitors.Venue _ Lake Wanaka Centre
Snow Farm offers a race waxing service. Please book. At the Snow Farm $50 ? per race wax
Trail Passes No trail Pass on race day
Bus Race day Departs 8:00 am
Bookings are essential for the race day bus $35 included in the International ski package but we need confirmation if you are going to use the bus.
Mountain Facilities Food etc
There will be a BBQ on race days Complimentary but the Donations to the ski Club are always welcome
Unfortunately we no longer have access to the areas in the lodge that some of you will be familiar with. i.e Change rooms or showers
Stamping & Purchase of passports will be available after the race on the veranda
Important Covid 19 Information (11th April 2021)
We look forward to welcoming our Aussie & International friends. We will have a virtual platform for all skiers who can't travel to enjoy the Merino Muster.
Visitor to Wanaka - Should you test positive please go online and to https://covid19.govt.nz/testing-and-tracing/covid-19-testing/report-your-rat-with-my-covid-record/. There are instructions of how to report your results. You will need to make an account etc.
Why is it important to report the results if positive?
The local medical team will be advised and will contact you by phone re your symptoms and assess if you should to be seen by their team. They respond quickly but if you are concerned call after reporting your details on the Ministry of Health website phone the Medical Center and tell them your concern.
If you become seriously ill phone 111 the emergency ambulance service and be sure to tell them you have covid.
The Merino Muster committee endeavour to use safe food handling with the events associated with food. Our volunteers are instructed in safe covid practise.