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Brand New Backcountry Mountain Bike Race For The 2022 Macpac Motatapu!

Wednesday, 19 January 2022, 11:13 am | Macpac Motatapu

The Macpac Motatapu are incredibly excited and grateful to be announcing a brand new backcountry mountain bike race for the 2022 event, all thanks to the hard work and vision of Soho Property Ltd , QEII National Trust and the Queenstown Trails Trust. ... More >>

Macpac Motatapu Set To Stun Locals And Visitors Alike

Wednesday, 11 March 2020, 1:38 pm | Macpac Motatapu

Close to 4,000 participants from around New Zealand and 19 countries around the world will this weekend enjoy the best that Central Otago has to offer as they take in the stunning scenery and challenge offered up by seven events at Macpac Motatapu, ... More >>

New Zealand’s Own Royal Couple Of Off-road Racing Set For Macpac Motatapu Debut

Thursday, 27 February 2020, 1:34 pm | Macpac Motatapu

New Zealand’s very own prince and princess of XTERRA and off-road triathlon racing are set to grace the iconic Macpac Motatapu multi-sport event for the first time, with Sam Osborne and Samantha Kingsford lining up in the off-road triathlon as they ... More >>

Auckland Mountain Biker hoping for less excitement

Thursday, 30 January 2020, 11:13 am | Macpac Motatapu

55-year-old Auckland business owner Doug Todd is returning to Macpac Motatpu for another crack at the famed mountain bike race, hoping that this time he does not require the assistance of a helicopter to extract him from the course that takes ... More >>

World Leading Aus Ultra Runner returns to Macpac Motatapu

Friday, 1 March 2019, 4:13 pm | Macpac Motatapu

World leading Ultra-Runner Lucy Bartholomew has made the late call to race at Macpac Motatapu on March 9, with the 2017 champion immediately assuming favouritsm for the testing 51km trail run from Glendhu Bay to Arrowtown. More >>

Ultra Running Legend Aims for 10,000 Feet of Climbing

Thursday, 14 February 2019, 2:31 pm | Macpac Motatapu

• Free to use editorial images attached, showing Mal Law in his happy place. One image shows Mal alongside wife Sally, with the view down into Fern Burn on the Motatapu Track • Mal Law is available for further interviews, contact Mal on 027 271 5733 More >>

Legend of the Škoda Mountain Bike at Macpac Motatapu

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 10:16 am | Macpac Motatapu

Macpac Motatapu is a day for everyone, with all abilities, all ages and all backgrounds catered for across the six events on offer. Douglas Bond is testament to that, the 83-year-old will carry the tag of oldest on race day* and ‘legend’ status when ... More >>

Good Mates Currie And Allan Go Head to Head

Tuesday, 6 March 2018, 2:30 pm | Macpac Motatapu

Good Mates Currie And Allan Go Head to Head Macpac Motatapu Xterra Endurance athletes supreme Braden Currie and Dougal Allan have both quickly put the disappointment of their withdrawals at Kellogg’s IRONMAN New Zealand last weekend and reset their ... More >>

World Class Kiwi Lines up in Ultra Run at Macpac Motatapu

Monday, 5 March 2018, 2:54 pm | Macpac Motatapu

Record holder Lucy Bartholomew (Australia) faces some serious opposition to her Ultra Run title at the Macpac Motatapu this weekend, with a leading Kiwi coming home and lining up in the 51km off road event to take on the young Aussie pace setter. More >>

Motatapu Welcomes Sawpit Trail Run for 2018

Thursday, 31 August 2017, 2:35 pm | Macpac Motatapu

Iconic multisport event Macpac Motatapu in Queenstown continues to evolve, with changes to the long standing Motatapu Triathlon course and the addition of a brand-new trail run event in 2018, with online entries going live today. More >>