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October 2022

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12 October 2022

The Taniwha

Enter the Feisst Group Taniwha and wind your way beside New Zealand’s longest river, taking in beautiful Waikato countryside along boardwalks and stunning singletrack. Choose between three MTB/e-bike options (44km/22km/16km) and four run/walk events (42.2km/22km/16km/7km).

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15 October 2022

Motu Challenge

Ōpōtiki's Motu Challenge is regarded as the North Island’s premier multisport event. Set in the stunning Eastern Bay of Plenty, with a feature stage on the historic Motu Road, it has something for everyone including the full multisport challenge, the Motu 160 MTB/road cycling challenge, and two duathlons.

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Taupo Ultra Marathon

15 October 2022

Taupō Ultra Marathon

Held on Taupō's beautiful Great Lake Trails, this event of a lifetime winds through native bush and farmland with panoramic views across NZ's largest lake. Options range from a 24km run/walk to the full monty 100 km epic, with plenty of pretty places to cheer on competitors.

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22 — 23 October 2022

Cyclorama

Taking place on the Queenstown Trail and other regional trails, NZ's first e-bike festival has themed rides, including family-friendly options and rides for fit types looking to push their limits. All rides start and finish in historic Arrowtown village.

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November 2022

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12 November 2022

Ride the Wilderness

Taking place on the wonderful West Coast Wilderness Trail, choose from four aptly names rides ranging from 'The Cruise' (Kumara to Greymouth, 21km) to 'The Epic' (Ross to Greymouth, 126km). Race as an individual, or in a team, and be wowed by the Coast’s magnificent scenery on one of New Zealand's most popular Great Rides.

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12 November 2022

Remutaka Rail Trail Run & Walk

Pick from the 7km, 14km or 21km courses that wind through the Remutaka Ranges, taking in the historic Remutaka Rail Trail with its gentle 1 in 40 gradient. Water, coffee and refreshments will be available at the Kart track start/finish.

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Queenstown Marathon

19 November 2022

Queenstown Marathon

Arguably New Zealand's most beautiful marathon, this eye-popping course follows sections of the Queenstown Trail, including the Arrow River Bridges Trail, the Lake Hayes Circuit and Lake Wakatipu Trail. Choose from the full marathon, half-marathon, 10km, and a 3km course to get the kids on track.

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December 2022

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10 December 2022

WAI2K

Taking in parts of the Remutaka Cycle Trail, the WAI2K is a tough, adventure race with river crossings, dense scrub, steep climbs and technical downhills. Pick from 46km, 60km, 80km and 100km courses! Have you got what it takes?

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January 2023

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7 January 2023

Summer Sizzler

Launch Into the New Year with this awesome summer running and walking event on the Waikato River Trails. Choose one of three events (22km/11km/6km), and wind beside New Zealand’s mightiest river through grassy farmland, reserves, along boardwalks and across the 70m Mangakino suspension bridge. Fun for all the family!

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14 January 2023

Race The Train

This unique running and mountain biking event is back on track! Race alongside the historic Kingston Flyer steam locomotive in one of four events – a 5km, 12km or 24km run, or a 24km bike ride. Registrations open on October 5th.

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21 — 22 January 2023

Kōpiko Aotearoa

The Kōpiko cuts a 1070km track along some of the North Island's best cycle routes through remote hill country between East Cape in Tairāwhiti and Cape Egmont in Taranaki. This bikepacking brevet, designed by the Kennett Brothers, is super-scenic, 'technically' easy but very arduous with over 17,000m of climbing. Ride it in 4 to 14 days – no more no less!

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February 2023

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15 — 21 February 2023

Tour Aotearoa

The brainchild of the Kennett Brothers, the TA is one of the world’s greatest bikepacking trips – a 3000km odyssey stretching the length of New Zealand. This epic, self-supported brevet takes in many of the country’s top trails, including nine Great Rides and 11 Heartland Rides, linked with other memorable cycle routes. You have between 10 and 30 days to finish – no more no less!

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25 February 2023

Old Ghost Ultra

Love to explore your mental and physical limits? This could be the event for you. Traversing the stunning 85km Old Ghost Road and with more than 2,600 metres of ascent, the Old Ghost Ultra is the ultimate test in backcountry running. Sign up if you're brave enough and get training – there's still time!

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March 2023

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1 — 25 March 2023

Sounds to Sounds

The latest bikepacking brevet – a 1500km adventure from the Marlborough Sounds to Milford Sound taking in some of the country's best scenery and three Great Rides! It's not a race, complete it between five and 20 days – no more no less!

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Bike The Trail

26 March 2023

Bike the Trail 2023

Bike the Trail is a fun, family day out and an opportunity to ride the beautiful Hutt River section of the Remutaka Cycle Trail, in a fully supported event with great company! The gentle 25km course is suitable riders of all ages and abilities.

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May 2023

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25 May 2023 — 25 May 2022

Hawke's Bay Marathon

Run away on the New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty Hawke’s Bay Marathon, taking in the region’s best highlights, with flat, easy running along the Hawke's Bay Trails cycle network, quiet country roads and past vineyards and orchards. Cross the finish-line at the iconic Elephant Hill Estate & Winery where you can celebrate in style.

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