Category Events

District Thames Coromandel

Town Whangamata

Suitable for age School, Open, Veteran (45+)

Event Date Sat 16 March, 6:45 am

The Whangamata Multisport Challenge is a 40km loop starting and finishing in Whangamata. This course is one of the most scenic in the country and every stage is a stunner. Despite the short distances it is a tough course and should not be underestimated!  

Click here to see a short video of the race. 

  • 8km Paddle: you can paddle SUP, kayak or waka ama
  • 9km Run: stunning coastal trail run
  • 23km MTB: featuring awesome singletrack through the Whangamata Ridges MTB Park

You can race the Multisport Challenge as an individual or in a team of 2-3 people or as a tandem team where 2 people complete the whole race together as a pair. 

Another really popular option is the duathlon where you race the run and MTB only.