Secondary Schools

Challenge Wanaka Secondary Schools

After its inaugural race in 2018, Challenge Wanaka is excited to continue hosting a Secondary Schools event together with major sponsor Mitre 10 Wanaka this year on Thursday 14th February. 

The event will host the Otago Secondary School Triathlon (previously held in Cromwell) and races will include a junior and a senior category.  Secondary School teams also have the chance to compete in the Challenge Wanaka Half on the Saturday!


Secondary Schools from Otago, Southland and Oamaru should enter through their School Sports Coordinator for a reduced rate of $10 individual and $30 team.

Secondary schools from all other areas should enter through our website.  Entries will be open early in 2019 and the link made available here. 

This event is limited to 400 entries. Entries will close when full or on Monday 11th February at 5pm.


Individual: $30
Team entry: $60

[Otago Secondary Schools enter through your School Sports Coordinator as above]

All competitors will receive a medal, t-shirt and Challenge Family gift.  Winners of each age group will also receive a trophy and certificates will be handed out to the winners of the Otago Secondary Schools Championships.

The Course

For both the junior and senior races, the course will be made up of a 300m swim, 14km bike, 3.5km run.

9:30 – 11:00am Registration
12:30pm            Race start
2:30pm              Prize giving

View the course map for further details.