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Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge

Friday, 29 November 2019 to Sunday, 1 December 2019

Tongariro Street, Taupo

Bike MTB/Cross Country Road Race Kids

Held on the last Saturday of every November around the pristine and picturesque Lake Taupo, this year's the Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge will be from Friday, 29 November to Sunday, 1 December 2019.

From humble beginnings in 1977 with just 26 participants, this event has grown into New Zealand's premier and largest cycling event, with around 7,000 riders taking part each year!

With a range of road cycling events from the Kids 5km and then 40km through to 640km, and mountain bike events from 16km to 82km, there's something for everyone!


Starting Friday - Road Cycle:

Saturday Events - Road Cycle:
Kids 5km

Saturday Events - MTB:

Location map

All events finish on Tongariro Street, next to Taupo's Great Lake Centre and also start there with these exceptions: the 75K starts half away around at Kuratau; 40K at Motuoapa; kids 5K at 2 Mile Bay; the MTB events 31K+ from Tongariro North Domain; and the 16K MTB from 2 Mile Bay.

Note: map location may be approximate.


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This listing was last manually checked on 10 April 2019.

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