Fitness challenge events such as obstacle courses and stair climb challenges have become hugely popular in recent years. Check out some of the super fun “Challenge” events around our beautiful country and challenge yourself, be inspired and get active!


12 Challenge events
Junior Tough Guy and Gal Palmerston North
image descriptionPalmerston North Taranaki

The Junior Tough Guy and Gal Palmerston North Obstacle challenge will take place on the 30th and 31st of May 2022.  The junior event includes 1. 5km and 3km options for Primary and Intermediate aged kids.

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Junior Tough Guy and Gal Hawkes Bay
image descriptionClifton Station, Te Awanga Hawkes Bay

The Junior Tough Guy and Gal Hawkes Bay Obstacle challenge will take place on the 2nd of June 2022.  The junior event includes 1. 5km and 3km options for Primary and Intermediate aged kids.

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Junior Tough Guy and Gal Tauranga
image descriptionBay Park, 81 Truman Lane, Mount Maunganui Bay of Plenty

The Junior Tough Guy and Gal Tauranga is a chance for primary and intermediate aged kids to get involved in New Zealand’s biggest mud run series. There are two courses to choose from - 1. 5km and a 3km.  

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Junior Tough Guy and Gal Hamilton
image descriptionNgaruawahia Christian Youth Camp, 148 Waingaro Road, Ngaruawahia Waikato

The Tough Guy and Gal Hamilton Obstacle challenge will take place from 28-30 June 2022.

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Junior Tough Guy and Gal Auckland
image descriptionKumeu Auckland

The Junior Tough Guy and Gal Auckland Obstacle challenge will take place on the 3rd of August 2022.  The junior event includes 1. 5km and 3km options for Primary and Intermediate aged kids.

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Tough Guy and Gal Auckland
image descriptionKumeu Showgrounds Auckland

The Tough Guy and Gal Auckland Obstacle challenge will take place on the 6th of August 2022.

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Tough Guy and Gal Rotorua
image descriptionLakes Ranch, 79 Lake Rotokawau Road, Owhata, Rotorua Bay of Plenty

Challenge yourself on a course that includes swamp crossings, a spider’s web net climb, crawl under barb wire, beautiful native bush trails, tunnels, hurdles, a climbing frame plus a lot of mud! The event offers 6km or 12km options.

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Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Beast
image descriptionPaihia Northland

The Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Beast will return on the 27th of August 2022. Have you got what it takes to tame the Bay of Islands beast? Join us in the beautiful Bay of Islands for the ‘Fullers Greatsights Bay of Islands Beast’.

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Muddy Good Run Rangiora
image descriptionMandeville Sports Centre, Rangiora Canterbury

Muddy Good Run is exactly that, a Good Muddy Run. We build mud pits, slippery slides, mud and water slides, cars to climb over, cars to crawl under, containers to scale, hay bales to get over, camo net crawls, cargo net climbs and a run and crawl in between.

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Step Up Challenge Sky Tower
image descriptionSky Tower Auckland

Are you ready to experience the ultimate stair climb and fundraise to make a difference? The Step Up Challenge Sky Tower will return on the 12th of November 2022.  

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Spartan Auckland Super
image descriptionBarry Curtis Park, Flat Bush Auckland

Spartan Auckland will return in 2022 from the 25 - 27 November. Run through mud, swim over dams, leap over fires, and scramble over obstacles, solo or in a team in the Sprint, Super or Hurricane Heat distances.

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Muddy Good Run Canterbury
image descriptionChristchurch Canterbury

The Muddy Good Run Canterbury will take place on the 26th of March 2023. Muddy Good Run is exactly that, a Good Muddy Run.

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