WHAT IS THE JUNIOR SURVIVOR?
The Anaconda Junior Survivor is a super fun adventure challenge event designed and run especially for children aged between 5 and 13 years of age. The event takes place on Saturday November 3rd –after the Anaconda Mini but before the Anaconda Adventure Race (which is held on Sunday) so kids get the chance to be the centre of attention and get their share of off-road fun.
The event involves a range of exciting obstacles and water activities all in a bush and beach environment and has proved incredibly popular with kids and their families since its inception on the Gold Coast in 2006 and more recently in Augusta since 2009 with kids talking about it and wearing their event shirts for months (some for years) afterwards!
The event regularly attracts a sellout field of 650 kids all of whom successfully make their way around the course with laughs and smiles all the way! The 2012 event is sure to be just as popular… so fire up kids for another blast of off road adventure fun!
The Anaconda Junior Survivor will start at 3:30pm on Saturday November 3rd, 2012 and will finish with presentations at 4:30pm. The event will be held while the Adventure Expo is in full swing and while adult competitors in the Anaconda Adventure Race are registering so there will be plenty of active supporters to cheering you over the finish line!
[Note, all Junior Survivors must complete registration along with a parent and/or guardian between 12:30pm and 3:00pm on Saturday November 3rd, 2012 in the Adventure Expo in the Turner Caravan Park.
The 2012 Anaconda Junior Survivor will start on Albany Terrace - immediately adjacent the Adventure Expo and finish inthe finish chute right in the middle of the Adventure Expo in Turner Caravan Park. The course will be fully marked and marshalled so all participants are assured of a safe, fun time.
Do I need any special equipment or skills?
No. No special equipment or athletic skills are required, just bring along your sense of adventure and fun (and a good pair of shoes) and we promise we’ll put a smile on your dial!
Junior Survivors can expect to encounter an exciting survivor challenge every 5 minutes or so. The course is designed to give you about 45 minutes of physical activity, however if you’re super-quick you could finish in about 25 minutes, or if you’re a bit slower and walk the whole thing, it may be about an hour. The important thing is that every Junior Survivor who crosses the finish line is a winner!
The 2009 Anaconda Junior Survivor at the Gold Coast was filmed for a segment on Totally Wild - and here it is. So check out the action and the funny way they made their way around the course.