13 Mar 2021 – 14 Mar 2021


The iconic event has become a must-do for many elite athletes, everyday folk and even Olympians and this year a record breaking 4,000 plus competitors will run, walk, bike and hike their way through some of New Zealand’s most spectacular countryside.

The inaugural Motatapu was held in 2005, offering a mountain bike or marathon option and attracted 1,000 participants. Now over 3,700 people take part in five different events, all held on the same day. Event options include;

Speight's 47km Mountain Bike

Icebreaker Off Road Marathon 15km Miners Trail

XTERRA UDC Finance Triathlon

R&R Sport Adventure Run