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Location: Wanaka / Arrowtown
Whether you run, ride or walk you'll be blown away by the magnificent landscapes of the Motatapu and its surrounding valleys. Come take part in this once-a-year opportunity!
Motatapu 47km High Country Mountain Bike
Glendu Bay, Wanaka to Butler’s Green, Arrowtown
Set in a spectacular southern high country valley only open to the public 1 day a year. There are hills to climb, rivers to cross and a few steep descents thrown in the mix.
This event is always a sell out so get your entry in early to secure your spot.
Motatapu Icebreaker Off Road Marathon
Motatapu Station, Wanaka to Butler’s Green, Arrowtown
You’ll never run on road again! Take on the challenge of this off road marathon. The breathtaking scenery is sure to keep motivation high as you pass through tussock-covered valleys and mountain fed rivers.
Motatapu Arrowtown.com Miners Trail Run
Butlers Green, Arrowtown
A spectacular 15km loop through the Glencoe Station with incredible backcountry views and a magnificent view of the Wakatipu basin. This may be the shortest Motatapu course, but it’s by no means short on challenge.
XTERRA Motatapu UDC Finance Triathlon
Glendhu Bay, Wanaka to Butler’s Green, Arrowtown
2km Swim, 47km Mountain Bike, 15km Mountain Run.
Using the lay of the land this course tests the limits of competitors, while taking in magnificent scenery. If you think you’ve conquered everything Motatapu has to offer, here’s a new challenge for you! Individuals and teams welcome.
Motatapu R&R Sport Adventure Run
Fern Burn, Wanaka to Butler’s Green, Arrowtown
51km team adventure run
As an Adventure Run competitor you will ascend a total of 2790 metres, traversing four peaks (the highest point being Jack Hall's Saddle at 1275 metres above sea level), and negotiating rough tussock-covered areas, long, steep saddles and river crossings. The run rollows the DOC Motatapu Track.
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