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!


21 Multisport events
Whangamata Adventure Race
image descriptionWhangamata Bay of Plenty

The Whangamata Adventure Race will take place on the 7th of August 2021. The event is a team adventure race involving both running and mountain biking. The objective is to collect as many checkpoints on a map as possible within the allocated time.

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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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Banks Peninsula Adventure Race 2021
image descriptionBanks Peninsula Canterbury

The Banks Peninsula Adventure Race is a 3 or 6 hour adventure race on Sunday, 28th of August 2021 starting from a mystery location somewhere on the Peninsula, within 1 hours drive of Christchurch.

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Tarras Spring Rogaine
image descriptionCentral Otago Otago

The Spring Rogaine will take place on the 4th of September 2021. 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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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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Motu Challenge
image descriptionOpotiki Bay of Plenty

The Motu Challenge takes place in Opotiki on the 9th of October 2021. 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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The Salmon Run
image descriptionRakaia Domain Canterbury

The Salmon Run multi-sport event will be held on the 176h of October 2021. 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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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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Wander Women Adventure Race
image descriptionRussel Bay of Plenty

The Wander Women Adventure Race will take place on the 13th of November 2021 in Russel. The adventure race has been created by women for women and is a beginner friendly race designed to empower women.

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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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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 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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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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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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