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IRONMAN Foundation Launches Australian Bushfires Humanitarian Relief Campaign

The IRONMAN Foundation® has today launched a global Humanitarian Relief Campaign to provide support for those affected by the devastating bushfires across Australia. To start off the Humanitarian Relief Campaign, the IRONMAN Foundation has made a $75,000 AUD donation to assist communities in need.

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Compulsory Bike Checks

15 January 2020

Compulsory Bike Checks

For those of you tackling the Mountain Bike or Off-Road Triathlon, your bikes and helmets must be checked before you can ride.  There are stores across NZ where you can get yours checked from Monday 20 January right through until Friday 13 March.  For the full list of stores, check here[entry-info/mandatory-gear-and-bike-check/].

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Macpac Motatapu Athlete Info nights

Whether you have entered and are looking for some expert tips, or need some help deciding which Macpac Motatapu event to enter - you're invited to our free Macpac Motatapu Athlete Info nights.

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Win the Ultimate Macpac Motatapu Weekend!

A weekend at Macpac Motatapu is always legendary but we want to give one lucky winner (and a couple of their mates) the Ultimate Macpac Motatapu Weekend! One lucky winner will have their weekend in Arrowtown upgraded to include: Over The Top Helicopter flight from Arrowtown to the Glendu Bay start line for you and...

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Motatapu Ultra confimed as UTMB qualifying race

Good news Ultra runners! The Macpac Motatapu Ultra Run is confirmed as a qualifying race for the UTMB Mont-Blanc. The Ultra Run will contribute 3 qualifying  points towards the 10 points required for those to enter UTMB Mont-Blanc.

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Run here now: New Zealand

Two of the most unique and scenic marathons in the world take place each year in the heart of New Zealand’s South Island.

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ENTRIES FOR 2020 MACPAC MOTATAPU ARE OPEN!

Entries for the 2020 Macpac Motatapu are now open! After an awesome weekend of racing Southern style this year, Macpac Motatapu returns on 14 -15 March 2020 for what will be yet another weekend of legends being made.

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IRONMAN STAR PROVES A HIT ON THE TRAILS AT MACPAC MOTATAPU

IRONMAN star Laura Siddall took to trail running like a duck to water today, winning the Macpac Motatapu Off-Road Marathon from Ultra-Running superstar Lucy Bartholomew, doing so just a week after finishing 4th at Nutri-Grain IRONMAN New Zealand in Taupo.

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TRANS TASMAN MOUNTAIN BIKE COUPLE DOMINATE MACPAC MOTATAPU

Mountain bike couple Samara Sheppard (NZL) and Kyle Ward (AUS) took out the women’s and men’s mountain bike races at the prestigious Macpac Motatapu today, riding to impressive victories in near perfect conditions from Glendhu Bay to Arrowtown.

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CLOSE RACING THE ORDER OF THE DAY IN ULTRA-RUN & XTERRA TRIATHLON AT MACPAC MOTATAPU

The Ultra-Run is the longest of events on offer at Macpac Motatapu with Andrius Ramonas (Lithuania) and Nancy Jiang (Queenstown) both pushed hard all the way in two of the more competitive races seen in recent years.

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