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40 Tri events
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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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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Tri HB Summer Triathlon and Duathlon Series Race 2
image descriptionPandora Pond, Napier Hawkes Bay

The Tri HB Summer and Duathlon Series includes five events over the summer. Race 2 of the series takes place on the 19th of December. Each event has five different races with different distances designed to suit everyone from the absolute beginner to the seasoned athlete.

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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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Scott Clinic Ironkids Triathlon Series Race 1
image descriptionOcean Spa, Napier Hawkes Bay

The Scott Clinic Ironkids Triathlon returns in 2022 on the 16th of January. There are different distances for the different ages and the event is managed in a safe environment utilizing Napier's Ocean Spa facilities and the rotary pathways.

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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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Tri HB Summer Triathlon and Duathlon Series Race 3
image descriptionHumber St, Pandora, Napier Hawkes Bay

The Tri HB Summer and Duathlon Series includes five events over the summer. Race 3 of the series takes place on the 30th of January. Each event has five different races with different distances designed to suit everyone from the absolute beginner to the seasoned athlete.

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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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People's Triathlon Series Race Two Maraetai Beach - Event Postponed
image descriptionMaraetai Beach Auckland

Race Two of the Barefoot and Thompson People's Triathlon Series has been rescheduled to take place at Maraetai Beach on the 20th of January 2022.

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Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon Mount Maunganui
image descriptionMount Maunganui Bay of Plenty

The Mt Maunganui Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon is located at Arataki Park. Open to Kiwi kids of all sporting abilities the Sanitarium Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon is a fun day out for kids, parents and families.

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Tri HB Summer Triathlon and Duathlon Series Race 4
image descriptionHumber St, Pandora, Napier Hawkes Bay

The Tri HB Summer and Duathlon Series includes five events over the summer. Race 4 of the series takes place on the 20th of February. Each event has five different races with different distances designed to suit everyone from the absolute beginner to the seasoned athlete.

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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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Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon Hastings
image descriptionHastings Hawkes Bay

The Hastings Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon is located at Frimley Park in Frimley. Open to Kiwi kids of all sporting abilities the Sanitarium Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon is a fun day out for kids, parents and families.

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Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon Hamilton
image descriptionUniversity of Waikato Fields, Hamilton Waikato

The Hamilton Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon is located at the University of Waikato fields in Hamilton East. Open to Kiwi kids of all sporting abilities the Sanitarium Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon is a fun day out for kids, parents and families.

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Scott Clinic Ironkids Triathlon Series Race 2
image descriptionOcean Spa, Napier Hawkes Bay

The Scott Clinic Ironkids Triathlon Race 2 will take place on the 27th of Febuary 2022. There are different distances for the different ages and the event is managed in a safe environment utilizing Napier's Ocean Spa facilities and the rotary pathways.

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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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Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon Christchurch
image descriptionChristchurch Canterbury

Open to Kiwi kids of all sporting abilities the Sanitarium Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon is a fun day out for kids, parents and families. Participants get to swim, cycle, and run their way around age appropriate courses, either as an individual or as part of a team of two.

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Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon Dunedin
image descriptionDunedin Otago

The Dunedin Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon is located at Memorial Park in Mosgiel. Open to Kiwi kids of all sporting abilities the Sanitarium Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon is a fun day out for kids, parents and families.

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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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Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon Nelson
image descriptionTahunanui Reserve Nelson Marlborough Tasman

The Nelson Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon is located at Tahunanui Recreation Ground. Open to Kiwi kids of all sporting abilities the Sanitarium Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon is a fun day out for kids, parents and families.

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Tri HB Triathlon and Duathlon Series Race #5 (CLUB CHAMPS) AND Scott Clinic HB Secondary Schools Individual Champs
image descriptionHumber St, Pandora, Napier Hawkes Bay

The Tri HB Summer and Duathlon Series includes five events over the summer. Race 5 of the series takes place on the 20th of March 2022 and also incorporates the Triathlon Hawkes Bay Club Championships as well as the Scott Clinic HB Secondary Schools Individual Champs.

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Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon Hutt City
image descriptionHutt City Wellington

The Hutt City Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon is located at the Hutt Recreational Ground in Lower Hutt. Open to Kiwi kids of all sporting abilities the Sanitarium Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon is a fun day out for kids, parents and families.

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Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon Wellington
image descriptionWellington Wellington

The Wellington Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon is located at Kilbirnie Park. Open to Kiwi kids of all sporting abilities the Sanitarium Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon is a fun day out for kids, parents and families.

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Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon Palmerston North
image descriptionPalmerston North Manawatu-Whanganui

The Palmerston North Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon is located at Ongley Park. Open to Kiwi kids of all sporting abilities the Sanitarium Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon is a fun day out for kids, parents and families.

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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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Bivouac Outdoor Mt Isobel Challenge
image descriptionHanmer Springs Canterbury

The Bivouac Outdoor Mt Isobel Challenge will return on the 28th of May 2022.  The Bivouac Outdoor Mt Isobel Challenge is a mountain duathlon which takes place in the picturesque village of Hanmer Springs.

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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 14th 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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