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
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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Porirua Grand Traverse
image descriptionPorirua Wellington

The Porirua Grand Traverse will take place on the 28th of March 2021.  

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

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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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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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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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Caltex Westport Cape Fear
image descriptionWestport West Coast

Caltex Westport Cape Fear will take place on the 8th of May 2021.  Cape Fear is a multisport physical challenge for youth aged 10 - 18.

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

The 3D Rotorua Multisport Festival will be held on the 6th of June 2021. 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 due to take place on the 2nd of May 2020 has been postponed to the 6th of June 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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Big Bang Dirt Duathlon Race 1
image descriptionWaitarere, Horowhenua Manawatu-Whanganui

The Dirt Duathlon Series is made up of 3 mini adventure races taking place in the Wellington / Horowhenua regions between June and August.  Race 1 of the Series will take place in Waitarere on the 27th of June.

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Big Bang Dirt Duathlon Race 2
image descriptionBelmont Regional Park Wellington

The Dirt Duathlon Series is made up of 3 mini adventure races taking place in the Wellington / Horowhenua regions between June and August.  Race 2 of the Series will take place in Belmont Regional Park on the 25th of July.

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Big Bang Dirt Duathlon Race 3
image descriptionQueen Elizabeth Park, Paekakariki Wellington

The Dirt Duathlon Series is made up of 3 mini adventure races taking place in the Wellington / Horowhenua regions between June and August.  Race 3 of the Series will take place in Queen Elizabeth Park, Paekakariki on the 21st of August.

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Peak to Pub
image descriptionMount Hutt Canterbury

Save the date for the Peak to Pub multisport event at Mount Hutt on the 18th of September 2021. The event takes participants from the summit of Mount Hutt to the Blue Pub in Methven, a descent of 1,786m.

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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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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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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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