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STAR KIWI OFF-ROAD TRIATHLON COUPLE TASTE VICTORY ON DEBUT AT MACPAC MOTATAPU

Day one of Macpac Motatapu saw competition in the Ultra-Run (51km), the Mountain Bike (47km) and the Off-Road Tri (1km swim, 47km bike, 8. 5km run), with athletes enjoying near perfect conditions for the 16th hosting of the iconic multi-sport celebration.

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MCILROY LOOKS TO ADD YET ANOTHER TITLE TO HER STORIED CAREER

Decorated track athlete, mountain runner, triathlete, road cyclist and now mountain biker Kate McIlroy will look to add yet another title to her burgeoning CV when she tackles the 47km Macpac Motatapu Mountain Bike course on March 14.

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Athlete Update - Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The World Health Organization (WHO) declared a public health emergency of international concern as it relates to COVID-19.  In response, and to prevent the virus from spreading further, governments around the world are taking a wide set of measures, including limitations on gatherings, events, and school activities, as well as travel and entry restrictions.

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Download the 2020 App!

28 February 2020

Download the 2020 App!

Have you downloaded our awesome Macpac Motatapu Event App yet? This has everything you need to know for this weekend! *To download:* Apple: go to your App Store and search Motatapu or click here on your phone.   Android: go to your Google Play Store and search Motatapu or click here on your phone

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NZ Off-Road Racing Royalty Set For Debut at Macpac Motatapu

New Zealand’s very own prince and princess of XTERRA and off-road triathlon racing are set to grace the iconic Macpac Motatapu multi-sport event for the first time, with Sam Osborne and Samantha Kingsford lining up in the off-road triathlon as they chase the Suzuki New Zealand Cross Triathlon National Championship titles on offer on March...

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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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