Secondary Schools

Challenge Wanaka Secondary Schools

Challenge Wanaka is excited to continue hosting the Otago Secondary Schools event together with major sponsor Mitre 10 Wanaka this year on Thursday 13th 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, $20 for a team of 2 and $30 for a team of 3.

Secondary schools from all other areas should enter through our online entry link (available when entries open).

This event is limited to 400 entries. Entries will close when full or on Monday 10th February at 5pm.

Challenge Wanaka Half Teams

Course information and registration for all Secondary School teams competing on Saturday 15th is available on the Challenge Wanaka Half page. Good luck to all our next generation triathletes!


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 all races (U14, U16 and U19), the course will be made up of a 300m swim, 14km bike, 3.5km run.

9:30 – 11:00am Registration in the Race Central Marquee
12:00pm            Race Briefing
12:30pm            Race start:

12:30pm –  Under 19 Boys
12:32pm – Under 19 Girls
12:34pm – Under 19 Teams
12:36pm – Under 16 Boys
12:38pm – Under 16 Girls
12:40pm – Under 16 Teams
12:42pm – Under 14 Boys
12:42pm – Under 14 Girls
12:44pm – Under 14 Teams

2:30pm              Prize giving

View the course map for further details.