Motatapu Race & Accommodation 2018

14/1/2018 | Posted in Discover Queenstown

Every year in March for one day only, the trails of the Motatapu open to welcome thousands of competitors from across the globe to compete in a variety of endurance off road sporting events.

The Motatapu trails are only available to the public for this one annual event, offering six different races so there is something for everyone. Set in the high country between Wanaka and Queenstown, competitors traverse through some of the countries most stunning untouched high-country terrain – A hugely enjoyable and social event, famous for its relaxed southern vibe.

Book in your accommodation now for this sell-out event. Retreat and recuperate after the race with Staysouth – Managers of Queenstown’s premium luxury accommodation.

Xterra Triathlon

Distance: 2km Swim        47km Bike           8.5km Run

First Start: 7:30am

Start Line: Glendhu Bay, Lake Wanaka

Finish Line: Wilcox Green, Arrowtown

Off-Road Marathon

Distance: 42km

First Start: 10:15am

Start Line: Motatapu Station near Glendhu Bay, Lake Wanaka

Finish Line: Wilcox Green, Arrowtown

Ultra Run

Distance: 51km

First Start: 6am

Start Line: Glendhu Bay, Lake Wanaka

Finish Line: Wilcox Green, Arrowtown

Mountain Bike

Distance: 47km

First Start Time: 8am

Start Line: Glendhu Bay, Lake Wanaka

Finish Line: Wilcox Green Arrowtown

Sawpit Trail Run

Distance: 8.5km

First Start: 9am

Start Line: Wilcox Green, Arrowtown

Finish Line: Wilcox Green, Arrowtown

Mines Trail

Distance: 15km

First Start: 8:30am

Start Line: Wilcox Green, Arrowtown

Finish Line: Wilcox Green, Arrowtown