My Next Challenge helps you find your next Multisport event in New Zealand. From Paddle, Run, MTB multisport events to Adventure Race, Rogaine and SwimRun events, challenge yourself, be inspired and get active!


20 Multisport events
Big Bang Adventure Race 2021
image descriptionKapiti Wellington

Are you an adventure-seeking person? Keen to spend time in the outdoors and have a laugh with your mates? Well grab your friends, family, work mates and come and join the BIG BANG adventure!

The Kapiti/Horowhenua region, with its awesome combination of rivers and mountains, is the perfect location for the...

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Future Proof Life Rodney Coast Challenge
image descriptionMuriwai Auckland

The Futureproof Life Rodney Coast Challenge multisport event traverses the Rodney district from Muriwai beach on the west coast to Wenderholm Regional Park on the east coast. This iconic multisport event has been run by Kaukaupakapa Scouts for 23 Years.

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Tarras Spring Rogaine - Event Postponed
image descriptionCentral Otago Otago

The Spring Rogaine, due to take place on the 16th of October 2021, has been postponed to the 20th of November 2021 due to Covid-19 restrictions. The event involves teams of two to five reaching as many checkpoints as possible in the time allocated to the event.

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Fine Signs Crazyman
image descriptionLower Hutt Wellington

Established in 1991, the Crazyman is one of NZ's longest running multisport events. Based around the icon outdoor elements of Wellington's Hutt City this 56k scenic tour showcases the hills, beaches, harbour and river that make our Capital the outdoor wonderland that it is.

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The James Alpine Adventure Race 2022
image descriptionHanmer Springs Canterbury

Want to truly experience all the magnificent environments the iconic St James Station behind Hanmer Springs has to offer, then choose your combination of four stages - Swim 1.

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The James Macpac Mountain Man Xtreme 2022
image descriptionHanmer Springs Canterbury

“Are You Tough Enough” – This is the new benchmark for one day multisport races and without a doubt NZ's toughest one day multisport challenge!

The "James" Macpac Mountainman is basically a full-on off road multisport event of Ironman proportions: Swim 2km, MTB 100km & finish with a 50km cross country...

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Kathmandu Coast to Coast 2022
image descriptionKumara Beach West Coast

Held every February, the Kathmandu Coast to Coast race starts on the West Coast, at Kumara Beach and traverses the width of the South Island, crossing the main divide and finishing on the East Coast with the finish at the Pier on New Brighton Beach in Christchurch.

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Spirited Women - All Women's Adventure Race North Island
image descriptionCentral Hawkes Bay

The Spirited Women All Women's Adventure Race North Island edition will take place from the 25th to the 27th of February 2022.  

All Women’s Adventure Race is a social event, catering for all levels of fitness and experience.

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MCL Construction Triple Peaks 2022
image descriptionHavelock North Hawkes Bay

Run, walk or mountain bike the MCL Construction TRIPLE PEAKS on 26 February 2022 and enjoy 55 kms of breathtaking Hawke's Bay views on stunning private land.

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Wander Women Adventure Race - Event Postponed
image descriptionRussel Bay of Plenty

The Wander Women Adventure Race , due to take place on the 13th of November 2021, has been postponed to the 12th of March 2022 due to Covid-19 restrictions. The adventure race has been created by women for women and is a beginner friendly race designed to empower women.

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Summer Challenge Women's Adventure Race 2022
image descriptionNelson Nelson Marlborough Tasman

The Summer Challenge will be held in Nelson from the 18-20 March 2022.

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Breca Wanaka SwimRun
image descriptionWanaka Otago

Breca Wanaka is New Zealand's original swimrun adventure through the rugged wilderness of the Southern Lakes District. The Breca Wanaka 45KM is a challenging race requiring a high level of fitness. The course is a total 45km with 11 transitions made up of 37km running and 7. 5km swimming.

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Porirua Grand Traverse
image descriptionPorirua Wellington

The Porirua Grand Traverse will take place on the 3rd of April 22.  

Established in 2006, the PGT is a grand tour of Porirua’s spectacular hills, harbour and coastline.

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Breca Bay of Islands
image descriptionBay of Islands Northland

The Breca Bay of Islands swimrun capitalizes on the areas beautiful white-sand beaches, pristine islands, lagoons and turquoise waters.  The courses follow the classic island-hopping swimrun format over the Bay's stunning islands, before the grand finish at the Otehei Bay island resort.

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Taranaki 6 Hour Adventure Race
image descriptionNew Plymouth Taranaki

The Taranaki 6 Hour Adventure Race will take place on the 9th of April 2022. The actual details of the course will not be given until just before the race.  

The event is an adventure race in which teams navigate their way to checkpoints to earn points.

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3D Rotorua Multisport Festival
image descriptionLake Tikitapu & Whakarewarewa Forest, Rotorua Bay of Plenty

The 3D Rotorua Multisport Festival will be held on the 5th of June 2022. There are four Multisport Events combining paddle, mountain bike and run disciplines over 20km, 30km and 50km distances which can be completed solo or in a team.

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Nelson Airport K2M Multisport Event
image descriptionKaiteriteri Nelson Marlborough Tasman

The Nelson Airport K2M Multisport Event will take place on the 5th of June 2022.  

Wind your way by foot or bike on the Great Taste Trail from the famous Kaiteriteri Beach to the idyllic Mapua Estuary.

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Le Bons Challenge
image descriptionCanterbury

The Le Bons Challenge is a new Multisport event coming in 2022 on the 11th of December! The event will include Kayaking, Mountain Biking and a Trail Run. There are more details to come so stay tuned.  

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Rat Race Tip to Town 2023
image descriptionNorthland and Auckland Northland

New Zealand’s North Island is awash with adventure and our route seeks to join the dots between many of its most treasured locations, through a multi-sport adventure tour-de-force featuring running, hiking, a huge chunk of insanely good gravel biking and a hearty dose of sea kayaking.

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Rat Race The Corker 2023
image descriptionBlenheim Nelson Marlborough Tasman

A stunning Coast to Coast run, bike and kayak adventure across New Zealand’s legendary Abel Tasman and Marlborough Sounds National Parks, finishing amongst the famous vineyards of the Marlborough winelands.

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