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Check out everything you need to know about Challenge Wanaka, and download our app to stay up to date.



Check out the 2021 results and all those from previous years.

We are Challenge Wanaka

Challenge Wanaka features one of the world’s toughest and most honest middle distance triathlon courses set against the stunning alpine backdrop of New Zealand’s Southern Alps and the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage Area. It is New Zealand’s largest triathlon festival, featuring events for all ages and abilities involving over 2,500 participants, attracting 10,000 spectators and a global audience of millions.

Part of the legendary Challenge Family global series of triathlons, renowned the world over for their memorable events, Challenge Wanaka is the race of a lifetime for athletes wanting to compete and holiday in paradise.

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For up-to-date information about Challenge Wanaka, please download our app from the Apple App Store or Google Play


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