Each year for one day only the pristine trails of the Motatapu welcomes thousands of athletes to experience one of New Zealand's favourite off-road sporting events.
Set in the stunning Wanaka to Queenstown high country, athletes will be treated to some of the most stunning high country terrains in New Zealand, with five different events to choose from depending on your appetite for scenery or suffering.
The Motatapu is a bucket-list off-road event for everyone from elite athletes to weekend warriors. It's a hugely enjoyable and social event, famous for its relaxed southern vibe. Your chance to experience the legend that is the Motatapu awaits.
How to enter the The Motatapu
- Triathlon: Swim 2km, Bike 47km, Run 8.5km
- Run 51km
- Bike 47km
- Run 42km
- Run 15km
- Run 8.5km
The Motatapu weather forecast
Clear throughout the day.
Meet the organizer
Ironman are ranked #46 in the UK out of 277 organizers
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