Join the multi-day triathlon festival in the beautiful Kiwi atmosphere. Challenge yourself in one of the most scenic middle distance triathlon.
The race is set against the backdrop of the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage Area in New Zealand’s Southern Alps. Challenge Wanaka is renowned as one of the world’s most scenic iron distance triathlons but don’t let looks deceive you! It also features one of the world’s toughest and most honest courses which is set against a stunning alpine backdrop.
Challenge Wanaka is the race of a lifetime and the perfect opportunity to compete and holiday in paradise. Join over 1,500 top professional and age group athletes from all over the world for either the full or the half distance on a course that is like no other, including a run which is 75% off-road along the water’s edge.
Thousands of spectators line the route and the finish line is in the heart of the Lake Wanaka township with a fun finish line party with music and fireworks to welcome the athletes home late into the night.