The Ruapehu EXPRESS returns in 2017, once again bringing you an opportunity for an epic adventure in a stunning landscape!

The event involves a mountain bike event and a separate running/walking event in the foothills of Mount Ruapehu. Each event has a different course and start line, but they share a finish in the mountain side township of Ohakune. Yes it's a race, but you are welcome to just cruise if you want and take in the spectacular scenery.


Horopito to Ohakune
Saturday, February 25th 2017
Run/Walk21K & 16K Trail
Bike59K & 21K MTB
Saturday, February 27th 2016


Horopito to Ohakune
Run/Walk21K, 15K - Off Road

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Listing created30 Nov 2015 Last updated 06 Dec 2016 Last checked 08 Feb 2017

Update history

02 Nov 2016Added link to online entry for event on 25 Feb 2017 28 May 2016Added next event date: 25 Feb 2017 30 Nov 2015Created listing with link to online entry, event date: 27 Feb 2016

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All events finish in Ohakune. Transport is available from Ohakune to the respective start locations.

Note: map location(s) may be approximate.


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