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!


11 Challenge events
Spartan Auckland
image descriptionEllerslie Racecourse, Remuera Auckland

Spartan Auckland will take place on the 25-26 July 2020. 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.  

The Spartan Sprint is a 5km obstacle race with 20 epic obstacles.

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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 - a 1. 5km and a 3km.

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

The Tough Guy and Gal Rotorua Obstacle challenge will take place from the 21st - 25th August 2020.

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Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Beast
image descriptionPaihia Northland

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

The Tough Guy and Gal Hamilton Obstacle challenge due to take place from 3-8 June 2020 has been postponed to the 9-14 September. The adult tough guy challenge has been cancelled with the secondary school challenge and junior challenges going ahead.

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Tough Guy and Gal Auckland
image descriptionHelensville Tennis Club, 124 Rautawhiri Road, Helensville Auckland

The Tough Guy and Gal Auckland Obstacle challenge will take place from the 16th - 29th September 2020.

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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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Sport Tasman Reach for the Peaks - VIRTUAL EVENT
image descriptionNelson Marlborough Tasman

Sport Tasman has a virtual event to help keep people active during isolation. The idea of this event is to see how many peaks in the Tasman region you can reach over the 10 days in dedication to some one special to you.

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Tough Guy and Gal Wellington
image descriptionCamp Wainui, 203 Coast Road, Wainuiomata Wellington

The Tough Guy and Gal Wellington Obstacle challenge will take place from the 14-17th of October 2020.

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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 19th of October 2020.  The junior event is open to both male and female competitors who are 7 to 12 years of age.

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

The Junior Tough Guy and Gal Hawke's Bay Obstacle challenge will take place on Wednesday 21st of October.  The junior event is open to both male and female competitors who are 7 to 12 years of age.

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