Motatapu Trail Run from Wanaka to Arrowtown

Motatapu is an annual event including the Skoda Mountain Bike, Off-Road Marathon, Miners Trail, UDC Finance XTERRA Triathlon and Ultra Run.

Each year for one day 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 five different events to choose from depending on your appetite for scenery or suffering!

It's a bucket-list off-road event for everyone from elite athletes to have-a-crack characters. A hugely enjoyable and social event, famous for its relaxed southern vibe. Your chance - for one day only - to experience the legend that is the Motatapu.

Motatapu Trail Run

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Wanaka to Arrowtown
Saturday, March 4th 2017
Run/Walk51K Solo/Team, 42K Run, 15K Run/Walk - Off Road
Entry Closed
Saturday, March 5th 2016

Motatapu Trail Run

Wanaka to Arrowtown
Run/Walk51K Solo/Team, 42K Run, 15K Run/Walk - Off Road
Saturday, March 7th 2015

Motatapu Trail Run

Wanaka to Arrowtown
Run/Walk51K Solo/Team, 42K Run, 15K Run/Walk - Off Road
Saturday, March 8th 2014

Motatapu Trail Run

Wanaka to Arrowtown
Run/Walk49K Team Run, 42K Run, 15K Run/Walk - Off Road
Saturday, March 9th 2013

Motatapu Trail Run

Wanaka to Arrowtown
Run/Walk42K Run, 15K Run/Walk - Off Road
Saturday, March 10th 2012

Motatapu Trail Run

Wanaka to Arrowtown
Run/Walk49K Team Run, 42K Run, 15K Run/Walk - Off Road
Saturday, March 12th 2011

Motatapu Trail Run

Wanaka to Arrowtown
Run/Walk49K Team Run, 42K Run, 15K Run/Walk - Off Road

Page history

Listing created24 Feb 2011 Last updated 15 Feb 2017 Last checked 15 Feb 2017

Update history

23 Jun 2016Added link to online entry for event on 04 Mar 2017 21 Mar 2016The 04 Mar 2017 date is now confirmed 18 Mar 2016Added next event date: 04 Mar 2017 DATE TBC 17 Mar 2015Added next event date with link to online entry: 06 Mar 2016 16 Jun 201449K event on 17 Mar 2015 is now 51K, starting from Glendhu Bay 03 Jun 2014Added next event date with link to online entry: 07 Mar 2015 19 Jul 2013Entries are now open for events on 08 Mar 2014; added link to online entry 13 Jun 2013Updated links to new event website 30 Mar 2013Added next event date: 08 Mar 2014

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All events finish at Wilcox Green in Arrowtown.

Note: map location(s) may be approximate.

Disclaimer

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