Subscribe -- FREE!
Shel Horowitz's monthly Clean and Green Newsletter
Receive these exciting bonuses: Seven Tips to Gain Marketing Traction as a Green Guerrilla plus Seven Weeks to a Greener Business
( Privacy Policy )

The Real Race:­ There Is So Much Living To Do

Great success to the world first Real race in Australia leads to expansion of operations overseas, with the first Real Race in New Zealand scheduled for early 2007.

Melbourne, Australia September 25, 2006 ­ The world’s first Real Race, a luxury adventure tour and life-changing experience, was an outstanding success. Teams of two from around the world travelled around Australia with no idea where they were going, what challenges they'd face or how this journey would affect their lives. And now this unique "you just can't buy this experience but with The Real Race it's at your fingertips" tour is going abroad in 2007 with The Real Race New Zealand scheduled to kick-off early in the new year.

"Life will be boring now" said Jennifer from team Brita.

"Simply spectacular, there are no words to describe what we’ve been through" said Tom from team Mistress of Spice.

"I’ve just realised that there is so much living to do…. No more boring stuff sitting on the couch watching telly and reading the newspaper" said Rob from Team Lowe Lippmann.

"On the 7th of August, a group of experience-seekers began what would be the holiday of a lifetime. Travelling in teams of two, they didn't know where they would be going, what challenges they would face and had no idea what to expect. These travellers were all competitors in the world’s first Real Race ­ a fast pace and exciting luxury adventure tour with a twist. Racing from destination to destination, the teams competed against each other in a series of challenges that would test their minds, bodies and spirits.

As they moved around Australia, thousands watched from their homes via live updates on The Real Race website. Over the course of just one week, the competitors would climb the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge, race down treacherous world-standard white-water rapids, fire arrows at Sydney Olympic Park, sail past whales in a luxury yacht, four-wheel drive across the world’s largest sand island, learn to surf at Australia’s beautiful Sunshine Coast, kick a goal with a legendary Aussie Rules footballer, watch an AFL game at the famous Melbourne Cricket Ground and tempt fate by swimming with dozens of sharks at the spectacular Melbourne Aquarium. But the thing that made this holiday really special was this: The winning team would win back the entire cost of this holiday sensation! Evidently, that was worth fighting for."

The latest news from The Real Race is the expansion of their operations overseas, with the first Real Race in New Zealand scheduled for early 2007.

New Zealand has a strong reputation as a thrill seeker's playground, the epicentre of adventure travel and excitement. There will be limitless opportunities to test The Real Race participants nerve with activities such as canyon swinging, bungy jumping, sky diving, hang gliding, jet boating, rafting, zorbing and more non-stop amazing adventures and mind-boggling experiences.

The Real Race is proudly supported by Sci-Fleet Toyota (www.scifleet.com.au), Brita (www.brita.com.au), Lowe Lippmann (www.lowelippmann.com.au), Saratoga (www.saratoga.com.au), Zudio (www.zudio.com.au), Mistress of Spice (www.mistressofspices.com ) and Cuisine Courier (www.cuisinecourier.com.au) who have all been invaluable in helping to deliver successful races in 2006.

For more information, videos, photos, travel logs, future tours and to find out how people can secure a place in one of these once-in-a-lifetime experiences in Australia and New Zealand visit The Real Race web site at www.therealrace.com

About The Real Race Company

The Real Race Company was created with a single mission in mind: To provide luxury adventure holidays for competitive people looking for once-in-a-lifetime experiences, with the unique opportunity to win back the entire cost of their trip. The Real Race Pty Ltd is a member of the Travel Compensation Fund (see www.tcf.org.au) and is a Licensed Travel Agent (Licence No. 32960)

Contact:
Amber Newton
Phone\voicemail (USA):+1 559 682 3052
(Australia):+61 3 9579 0772
Fax: (Australia):+61 3 9579 0772
E-mail: ambern@therealrace.com


Share this article/site with a Friend
Share/Bookmark


  
Bookmark Us




Many of the 1,000+ articles on Frugal Fun and Frugal Marketing have been gathered into magazines. If you'd like to read more great content on these topics, please click on the name of the magazine you'd like to visit.

Ethics Articles - Down to Business Magazine - Frugal & Fashionable Living Magazine
Global Travel Review - Global Arts Review - Peace & Politics Magazine
Frugal Marketing Tips - Frugal Fun Tips - Positive Power of Principled Profit

Clean and Green Marketing

Our Privacy Policy


Disclosures of Material Connections:
  • Some of the links on our site and items in our newsletters are sponsored ads or affiliate links. This financial support allows us to bring you the consistent high quality of information and constant flow of new content. Please thank our advertisers if you do business with them.
  • As is the case for most professional reviewers, many of the books I review on this site have been provided by the publisher or author, at no cost to me. I've also reviewed books that I bought, because they were worthy of your time. And I've also received dozens of review copies at no charge that do not get reviewed, either because they are not worthy or because they don't meet the subject criteria for this column, or simply because I haven't gotten around to them yet, since I only review one book per month. I have far more books in my office than I will ever read, and the receipt of a free book does not affect my review.

Site copyright © 1996-2011 by Shel Horowitz