Eco-Challenge Fiji starts in Draubuta, Tailevu

Eco-Challenge Fiji starts in Draubuta, Tailevu

By Vijay Narayan/Semi Turaga
Tuesday 10/09/2019

Eco-Challenge Fiji has started in Draubuta, Tailevu this morning.

Tukini Cama who will be following the teams for Fijivillage during this challenge says 66 teams from 30 countries are competing in Eco-Challenge Fiji.

Team Namako and Team Tabu Soro are representing Fiji.

As part of the race, teams have to progress 24 hours a day, uninterrupted, over 600 kilometres of mountains and jungle.

One of the members of Team Tabu Soro is 45‑year‑old Anna Cowley who says its great to have the chance to compete in an Eco‑Challenge in Fiji.

Famous television presenter and survival instructor, Bear Grylls who is the host and co‑producer of Eco-Challenge Fiji is in the country for the race.

The prize money is $100,000 while the runner up gets $50,000. $25,000 goes to the team that finishes in third place.

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