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!


24 Tri events
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 13th of December 2020.

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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. 2020
image descriptionBlue Lake, Rotorua Bay of Plenty

Rotorua Suffer will take place on the 18-20th December 2020. 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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Lake Hayes Triathlon 2020
image descriptionLake Hayes, Queenstown Otago

Work off your Christmas over-indulging at the Lake Hayes Triathlon on the 27th of December 2020. New Zealand's oldest triathlon offers Olympic and Sprint tri distances for individuals and teams as well as a Duathlon and 5km and 10km trail runs.  

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EVES Surfbreaker Triathlon 2020
image descriptionMount Maunganui Bay of Plenty

The EVES Surfbreaker Triathlon will take place on the 27th of December 2020. 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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The Gate Lake Dunstan Triathlon / Duathlon
image descriptionCromwell Otago

The Gate Lake Dunstan Triathlon / Duathlon takes place on the 2nd of January 2021 in beautiful Cromwell in Central Otago. The event offers both a triathlon, duathlon as well as a multisport event. Elite athletes are spoilt for choice with this event.

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TriFACTOR Wanaka 2021
image descriptionWanaka Otago

Save the date for the TriFACTOR Wanaka 2021 on the 9th of January 2021. 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 2021
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 32 years.

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Enduro Long Distance Mount Maunganui 2021
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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Corsair Classic
image descriptionLyttleton Harbour Canterbury

The Corsair Classic will return on the 31st of January 2021. The event offers an olympic and short distance triathlon as well as duathlon and aquabike options.

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Kinloch Triathlon
image descriptionKinloch Waikato

The Kinloch Triathlon Festival will take place on Sunday the 14th of February 2021 and will consist of four events. The Erin Baker Standard Distance Triathlon consists of a 1500m swim, 40km bike and 10km run.

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Challenge Wanaka 2021
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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Generation Homes Women's Triathlon
image descriptionMount Maunganui Bay of Plenty

The Generation Homes Women's Triathlon will take place on the 21st of February 2021 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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A Quickie On The Beach
image descriptionBroad Park, Waimairi Beach, Christchurch 8083 Canterbury

Get your Hasselhoff on and slow mo run on North New Brighton beach! A Quickie On The Beach uses Bottle Lake Forest Park's tracks and of course the run leg is on the sand!

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

Race 3 of the People's Triathlon Series takes place at lovely Maraetai Beach on the 28th of February 2021.

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Kapiti Women's Triathlon 2021
image descriptionKapiti Wellington

The Kapiti Women's Triathlon is one of the longest running women's only events in New Zealand. The event began in 1983 with the aim of encouraging women and girls to get out and have a go, focusing on fun, fitness and health.

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Nutri-Grain IRONMAN New Zealand 2021
image descriptionTaupo Waikato

Ironman New Zealand 2021 will take place in Taupo on the 6th 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 6th of March 2021. The event includes a 1. 9km Swim, 90km Bike and 21. 1km Run. The 1.

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Marra Sprint Triathlon 2021
image descriptionMount Maunganui Bay of Plenty

The Marra Sprint Triathlon will take place in Mount Maunganui on Sunday 14th of March 2021.

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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 28th of March 2021.

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Taranaki Tri Festival 2021
image descriptionNgamotu Beach, New Plymouth Taranaki

The Taranaki Tri Festival will return in 2021 on the 28th of March.

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Xterra Rotorua Festival 2021
image descriptionRotorua Bay of Plenty

The XTERRA Rotorua Festival 2021 will take place on the 10th 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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Bivouac Outdoor Mt Isobel Challenge
image descriptionHanmer Springs Canterbury

The Bivouac Outdoor Mt Isobel Challenge will return on the 22nd of May 2021.  The Bivouac Outdoor Mt Isobel Challenge is a mountain duathlon which takes place in the picturesque village of Hanmer Springs.

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A Quickie In The Forest
image descriptionBottle Lake Forest Park, Waitikiri Drive, Bottle Lake, Christchurch 8083 Canterbury

This is where it all started! A Quickie In The Forest uses Bottle Lake Forest Park's winding tracks and 4WD roads for a super fun duathlon event.

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