Each year for one weekend only the pristine trails of the Motatapu welcomes thousands of all-comers to experience one of New Zealand’s favourite off-road sporting events.
Set in the stunning Wanaka to Queenstown high country, you'll race through some of the most stunning high country terrain in New Zealand, with seven different events to choose from over two days, depending on your appetite for scenery or suffering!
Your one chance a year to experience the legend that is the 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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