My Next Challenge helps you find your next Triathlon in New Zealand. Whether you are looking for a kid friendly event, a Try a Tri, your next duathlon or an ultra distance triathlon, challenge yourself, be inspired and get active!


27 Tri events
Back Paddock Off Road Challenge
image descriptionTakapau Plains Hawkes Bay

The Back Paddoack Off Road Challenge is an off road multisport event offering Triathlon, Duathlon, Mountain Biking and Trail Running options.  

For runners and walkers there is a 6km or 12km to choose from.

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People's Triathlon Series Race One Maraetai Beach
image descriptionMaraetai Beach Auckland

Race 1 of the People's Triathlon Series 2021 takes place at lovely Maraetai Beach on the 7th of November 2021.

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Tinman Triathlon
image descriptionPilot Bay, Mount Maunganui Bay of Plenty

SET AGAINST THE BEAUTIFUL BACKDROP OF MOUNT MAUNGANUI, THE TINMAN TRIATHLON RETURNS FOR ANOTHER YEAR. The Tinman Triathlon is bought to you by GENX Homes & Marra Construction. The race has a distance for everyone from Standard, Sprint, Have A Go, Para Tri.

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Pak n Save Triathlon Festival 2021
image descriptionLake Run Canterbury

The Park n Save Triathlon Festival will take place in Lake Rua, Canterbury on the 28th of November 2021. The event offers a large number of distances to cater to all abilities. Choose from the Classic Sprint Tri which involves a 500m swim, 15km bike and 5km run.

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People's Triathlon Series Race Two Mission Bay
image descriptionMission Bay Auckland

Race Two of the Barefoot and Thompson People's Triathlon Series takes place at Mission Bay on the 5th of December 2021.

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The OxMan
image descriptionOxford Canterbury

The OxMan is a long course triathlon to be held in Oxford, Canterbury. The long course triathlon consists of a 1. 9km swim, 89. 3km bike and 21km run which can be completed solo or in a team.

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Rotorua. Suffer. 2021
image descriptionBlue Lake, Rotorua Bay of Plenty

Rotorua Suffer will take place on the 18-19th December 2021. The event includes a Half Ironman (Swim 2km, Bike 90km & Run 21km) as well as a Quarter Ironman (Swim 1km, Bike 45km & Run 10. 5km). In addition, the event offers a half marathon & 10.

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EVES Surfbreaker Triathlon 2021
image descriptionMount Maunganui Bay of Plenty

The EVES Surfbreaker Triathlon will take place on the 27th of December 2021. Compete in the Sprint or Super-Sprint distance races before you take in New Zealand's best Elite athletes taking on the 6 legged Triathlon.

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TriFACTOR Wanaka 2022
image descriptionWanaka Otago

Save the date for the TriFACTOR Wanaka 2022 on the 8th of January 2022. Held in stunning Wanaka in Otago, TriFACTOR offers Olympic & Sprint distances triathlons, kids triathlons and Splash n Dash, a Duathlon event as well as 5km & 10km trail runs.

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Tauranga Half 2022
image descriptionMount Maunganui Bay of Plenty

The Tauranga Half is one of the longest running and most popular triathlon events in New Zealand. This event has a rich history in the local Tauranga and triathlon community spanning over 33 years.

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Enduro Long Distance Mount Maunganui 2022
image descriptionMount Maunganui Bay of Plenty

The Enduro Long Distance Mount Maunganui is the only event of this distance in NZ. The Enduro includes a 3km swim, 120km Bike and 25km run.

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Blue Lake Multisport Festival 2022
image descriptionBlue Lake, Rotorua Bay of Plenty

The Ecomist Blue Lake Multisport Festival includes six individual events over 2 days. Enter one or more individual events or enter the Series (Aquathon, 2km swim and Sprint Tri) to compete for the title of King and Queen of the Lake.

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Corsair Classic
image descriptionLyttleton Harbour Canterbury

The Corsair Classic will return on the 30th of January 2022. The event offers an olympic and short distance triathlon as well as duathlon and aquabike options.

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Challenge Wanaka 2022
image descriptionWanaka Otago

Challenge Wanaka features one of the world’s toughest and most honest middle distance triathlon courses set against the stunning alpine backdrop of New Zealand’s Southern Alps and the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage Area.

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People's Triathlon Series Race Three Maraetai Beach
image descriptionMaraetai Beach Auckland

Race 3 of the People's Triathlon Series will take place at Maraetai Beach on the 20th of February 2022.

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Generation Homes Women's Triathlon
image descriptionMount Maunganui Bay of Plenty

The Generation Homes Women's Triathlon will take place on the 20th of February 2022 in Mount Maunganui. The Triathlon is an entry level Women’s only event that encourages participation of Women from 11 years of age and at any level of fitness and ability.

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Kapiti Women's Triathlon 2022
image descriptionKapiti Wellington

The Kapiti Women's Triathlon will take place on the 27th of February 2022. The Kapiti Women's Triathlon is one of the longest running women's only events in New Zealand.

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Nutri-Grain IRONMAN New Zealand 2022
image descriptionTaupo Waikato

Ironman New Zealand 2022 will take place in Taupo on the 5th of March. The event includes a 3. 8km swim in Lake Taupo, a 180km bike ride and a marathon run. The 3.

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Nutri-Grain IRONMAN 70.3 Taupo
image descriptionTaupo Waikato

IRONMAN 70. 3 Taupo will take place on the 5th of March 2022. The event includes a 1. 9km Swim, 90km Bike and 21. 1km Run. The 1.

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Sea2Sky Challenge
image descriptionSumner Canterbury

The Sea 2 Sky Challenge has a provisional date of the 13th of March 2022. The March event will offer a duathlon as well as a 17km trail run.

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Marra Sprint Triathlon 2022
image descriptionMount Maunganui Bay of Plenty

The Marra Sprint Triathlon will take place in Mount Maunganui on Sunday 13th of March 2022.

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Xterra Rotorua Festival 2022
image descriptionRotorua Bay of Plenty

The XTERRA Rotorua Festival 2022 will take place on the 9th of April.  The XTERRA Rotorua Festival offers nine events from the Xterra Triathlons to Trail Run / Walk, a 26km mountain bike ride and a duathlon.

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People's Triathlon Series Race Four Mission Bay
image descriptionMission Bay Auckland

Race Four of the Barefoot and Thompson People's Triathlon will take place at Mission Bay on the 1st of May 2022.

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Canterbury Duathlon Series Race 1
image descriptionBrookside Park, Rolleston Canterbury

2019 will saw the change form Ashburton Duathlon Series to Canterbury Duathlon Series and being held at Brookside Park in Rolleston. This great Series has a Short and Long Course events and caters for everyone form beginner to the Elite Athlete.

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Canterbury Duathlon Series Race 2
image descriptionBrookside Park, Rolleston Canterbury

This great Series has a Short and Long Course events and caters for everyone form beginner to the Elite Athlete.

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Canterbury Duathlon Series Race 3
image descriptionBrookside Park, Rolleston Canterbury

2019 will saw the change form Ashburton Duathlon Series to Canterbury Duathlon Series and being held at Brookside Park in Rolleston. This great Series has a Short and Long Course events and caters for everyone form beginner to the Elite Athlete.

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Pukekohe Duathlon
image descriptionPukekohe Park Auckland

After The 2021 Pukekohe Duathlon was cancelled due to Covid-19, the event is back in 2022 taking place on the 22nd of August!

Auckland City Tri Club has hosted the annual Duathlon at Pukekohe race track since 2009! Athletes get the best of both worlds - a fast smooth surface on...

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