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!


31 Multisport events
Porirua Grand Traverse
image descriptionPorirua Wellington

The Porirua Grand Traverse due to take place on the 5th of April 2020 will now take place on the 4th of October.  

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

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Motu Challenge
image descriptionOpotiki Bay of Plenty

The Motu Challenge takes place in Opotiki on the 10th of October 2020. The event offers a multisport race as well as the Motu 160 MTB and Road Bike Challenge as well as short and long duathlon options.

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Spring Challenge Cambridge 2020
image descriptionCambridge Waikato

Spring Challenge is heading to Cambridge this October for the North Island Women's Adventure Race. The annual adventure race event for women only, is designed by endurance athlete Nathan Fa’avae, who is a 6-time Adventure Racing World Champion. Nathan and his wife Jodie run the infinitely popular Spring Challenges.

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Caltex Westport Cape Fear
image descriptionWestport West Coast

Caltex Westport Cape Fear due to take place on the 4th of April has been postponed to 17th October 2020.  Cape Fear is a multisport physical challenge for youth aged 10 - 18.

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The Salmon Run
image descriptionRakaia Domain Canterbury

The Salmon Run multi-sport event will be held on the 17th of October 2020. The event includes a multisport event, three running distances, a short and long duathlon course as well as a mountain bike event.

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Kayak HQ Multisport Triathlon Race Two
image descriptionRabbit Island Nelson Marlborough Tasman

Race Two of the Kayak HQ Multisport Triathlon will take place on the 18th of October 2020 at Rabbit Island. Distances offered include a long course and a short course multisport triathlon as well as a long and short course mountain bike duathlon.

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6+6 Maxis Projects Adventure Race
image descriptionTeretonga Raceway, Sandy Point, Invercargill Southland

The 6+6 Maxis Projects Adventure Race due to take place on the 24 - 25th April 2020 has been postponed until the 24 - 25th October 2020.  

The 6+6 Maxis Projects Adventure Race hosted by the Southland Triathlon and Multisport Club is a two staged adventure race.

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

The 3D Rotorua Multisport Festival will be held on the 1st of November 2020 after the annual Queen's Birthday weekend event at Lake Tikitapu & Whakarewarewa Forest in Rotorua was postponed due to Covid-19. Over 800 participants will take part in the various events on offer.

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Big Bang Adventure Race 2020
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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River Wild Raft N Run Challenge 2020
image descriptionTurangi Manawatu-Whanganui

The River Wild Raft N Run Challenge is team challenge which includes a 16km white water rafting adventure followed by an 8km run or walk. Teams of 5 to 6 must complete the run / walk together.  

The white water rafting adventure takes place in the Tongariro River.

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Wander Women Adventure Race
image descriptionTauranga Bay of Plenty

The 2020 Wander Women Adventure Race will take place on the 14th of November 2020 in Tauranga. The adventure race has been created by women for women and is a beginner friendly race designed to empower women.

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Taieri Mouth Multisport and Duathlon Event
image descriptionTaieri Mouth Otago

The Taieri Mouth Multisport and Duathlon Event will take place on the 15th of November 2020. The event offers a multisport and duathlon event. The Multisport event involves a 7km Kayak, 10. 5km Run and 26km MTB.

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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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24/12 Hour Adventure Race Cromwell
image descriptionCromwell Otago

The Southern Lakes Multisport Club 24 / 12 Hour Adventure Race will take place in the beautiful Cromwell - Bannockburn area from the 20 - 22 of November 2020.

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Southland Secondary Schools Junior Adventure Race
image descriptionSandy Point Golf Club, Invercargill Southland

The Southland Secondary Schools Junior Adventure Race will take place on the 20th of November at Sandy Point Golf Club in Invercargill. The event is open to Years 7 - 10 secondary school students. The race includes disciplines of MTB, trekking, kayaking and navigation in a team of four.

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New Zealand SwimRun Whangamata 2020
image descriptionWhangamata Waikato

SwimRun Whangamata will be held on the 21st of November 2020 in beautiful Whangamata on the Coromandel.  

Swimrunners will be transported to Onemana and compete over a classic point-to-point SwimRun course finishing in Whangamata. The event is a total distance of 23.

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Banks Peninsula Adventure Race 2020
image descriptionBanks Peninsula Canterbury

The Banks Peninsula Adventure Race is a 3, 6 and 9 hour adventure race on Sunday, 29th of November 2020 starting from a mystery location somewhere on the Peninsula, within 1 hours drive of Christchurch.

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Breca Bay of Islands
image descriptionBay of Islands Northland

The Breca Bay of Islands swimrun has been postponed to the provisional date of 5th December 2020. Please refer to website for more information.  

The Breca Bay of Islands swimrun capitalizes on the areas beautiful white-sand beaches, pristine islands, lagoons and turquoise waters.

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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 2021
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 2021
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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The James Macpac Mountain Man Adventure
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: kayak 10km, MTB 100km & finish with a 50km cross...

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Kathmandu Coast to Coast 2021
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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Te Anau Enduro
image descriptionTe Anau Southland

The Te Anau Enduro is a multisport endurance race held in Lake Te Anau in Southland. The course is multi-lap over 4 hours, 6 hours or 8 hours and combines a kayak course, run course and a mountain bike course.

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Spirited Women - All Women's Adventure Race North Island
image descriptionWhangarei Northland

The Spirited Women All Women's Adventure Race North Island edition will take place from the 12 - 14th of March 2021. The event will be held in Northland in the Whangarei district.  

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

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Summer Challenge Women's Adventure Race 2021
image descriptionNelson Nelson Marlborough Tasman

The Summer Challenge will be held in Nelson from the 12-14 March 2021.

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Northpower Wild Kiwi
image descriptionWhangarei Heads Northland

The Northpower Wild Kiwi will return on the 27th of March 2021.  The Northpower Wild Kiwi takes place at stunning Whangarei Heads which offers incredible views, amazing beaches, tracks and trails.

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Spirited Women - All Women's Adventure Race Marlborough 2021
image descriptionBlenheim Nelson Marlborough Tasman

The second South Island Spirited Women - All Women's Adventure Race will take place in stunning Marlborough, from the 9th - 11th of April 2021. Teams of four women will take part in a short, medium or long course adventure in the great outdoors.

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Kaikoura Adventure Race
image descriptionKaikoura Canterbury

The Kaikoura Adventure Race due to take place on the 25th of April 2020 has been postponed until the 24 - 26th April 2021. Please refer to Facebook page for further information.  

The Kaikoura Adventure Race is a fundraiser for adventure racing groups and Kaikoura High School.

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Nugget Multisport Festival 2021
image descriptionWaihi Waikato

The Nugget Multisport Festival will return on the 8th of May 2021.  

The Festival includes the Full Nugget Multisport Race, Half Nugget Duathlon, 24km Adventure Run / Walk and the 12km or 6km Off-Road Run/Walk.

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Nelson Airport K2M Multisport Event
image descriptionKaiteriteri Nelson Marlborough Tasman

The Nelson Airport K2M Multisport Event due to take place on the 2nd of May 2020 has been postponed to the 29th of May 2021.  

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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