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Macpac Motatapu has a new sister!

For 4 days in early August, Reef to Reef brings mountain biking goodness to the tracks and trails of Tropical North Queensland! Reef to Reef offers nothing too technical, but enough to get your attention.

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MOTATAPU WELCOMES SAWPIT TRAIL RUN FOR 2018

Iconic multisport event Macpac Motatapu in Queenstown continues to evolve, with changes to the long standing Motatapu Triathlon course and the addition of a brand-new trail run event in 2018, with online entries going live today. A new 8.

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OUR NEWEST EVENT!

28 August 2017

OUR NEWEST EVENT!

*We are very excited to introduce you to our newest Macpac Motatapu event, the Sawpit Trail Run!* This 8. 5km trail follows the Sawpit Gully loop track, starting and finishing from Wilcox Green in Arrowtown.

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XTERRA Triathlon Official Qualifying Event

We're excited that our XTERRA Off Road Triathlon is the official Triathlon New Zealand selection event for the Cross Triathlon World Champs being held in Denmark in July 2018! *Fyn, Denmark* July 6-14th Multisport (Long Distance, Duathlon, Aquabike & Aquathlon) *ARE YOU ELIGIBLE?* All athletes who wish to be selected for an Age Group team need to meet the below eligibility criteria on...

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MACPAC MERCH IS BACK

20 June 2017

MACPAC MERCH IS BACK

Last year our Macpac Motatapu official merchandise range literally flew out the door, so we are very excited to be bringing it back again in 2018! To purchase: You need to be entered in the event, so do that first, and you can purchase on check out. Enter here.

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MTB START LINE ENHANCEMENTS

Based on your feedback from 2017, we have refined our Skoda Mountain Bike start process for 2018 by: Adding an additional 30 minutes to the start time.

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WELCOME TO E-BIKES

8 June 2017

WELCOME TO E-BIKES

 In 2018 we are introducing an e-bike category to the Skoda Mountain Bike race to make the event more accessible to those unable to cycle the course unassisted. E-bikes are becoming increasingly popular and the technology has advanced in leaps and bounds over the last few years.

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NEW FOR 2018

8 June 2017

NEW FOR 2018

The Macpac Motatapu team have been busy reviewing all the 2017 feedback and working on ways we can make 2018 even more of a cracker event for you! So, here's a summary of what you can expect to look forward to: New e-bike Category Even more streamlined Skoda MTB start line process 15 minute earlier...

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ENTRIES OPEN 8 JUNE

18 May 2017

ENTRIES OPEN 8 JUNE

Mark your diaries! 2018 entries open at 11am on Thursday 8 June! After an incredible 2017 Macpac Motatapu, we expect demand for entries to be high so make sure you get in early to secure your spot.

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OLYMPIC MEDALISTS HAVE A BLAST AT MACPAC MOTATAPU

If there was a show of hands amongst the 3,500 competitors at the Macpac Motatapu for those that have won Olympic Games medals, it would have been an exclusive club of not many, but for rowers Mahe Drysdale and Nathan Cohen, triathlete Hamish Carter and cyclist Hayden Roulston they loved very moment of their involvement...

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