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!


7 Challenge events
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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The Mudder 2022
image descriptionMarton Manawatu-Whanganui

The Mudder Obstacle Challenge, Is coming back on September 24th, 2022. The event is held on a Rangitikei Farm with the course winding its way through a working sheep and beef farm. Obstacles include the 'Slog through a bog', 'Rubber Island', 'Monster Mac' and the 'Slip and slide'.

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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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