NZ Schools National Championships

NZ Schools National Triathlon Championships

Challenge Wanaka is excited to host the New Zealand Secondary School Triathlon Championships on Sunday 16 February 2020. Live Stream will be available here at SKY Sport NEXT

The 2020 NZ Schools National Triathlon Championship will include both individual and team races in the morning and tag team relay in the afternoon.

Live Stream of the event will be available here at SKY Sport NEXT

This National Championship race is part of the Triathlon NZ Suzuki Championship series, meaning that one lucky competitor from the NZ Schools National Triathlon race will go in the draw to win a car. For more information, go to the Triathlon NZ Website.


To enter, click on either button below to register for your race:

If you or your school are looking for others to join your Team Tag event on Sunday to race as a Championship team, please view our Find a Team Mate webpage or email [email protected] to get your details published. 

Click on the button below for a list of current entrants:

Entry Fees

Individual: $65
Team: $90
Tag Team Relay: $80

Athlete Manual

Please download the race manual for all information to prepare you as an athlete and your supporters on the day.  Maps and course details are included. 


Challenge Wanaka have drafted a timetable to give you and your family an idea of timings on the day so you can prepare your stay in Lake Wanaka.

Individual and Team events:

5.45am – Transition opens for bike racking

From 7.00am – Race starts for Intermediate/U14

From 8.10am – Race starts for U16/U19

10.00am – Transition re-opens for all gear collection

Tag Team Relay:

11.00am – Transition opens

From 12.15pm – Race start for Intermediate/U14

From 1.30pm – Race start for U16/U19

3.00pm – Transition opens for all gear collection

3.30pm – Prize giving for all events

This information maybe subject to change, please check back regularly and ensure you have read and downloaded the athlete manual for all details. 


Click this link to view the 2020 results

Otago Secondary School Champs

Challenge Wanaka also hosts the Otago Secondary School Championships on Thursday 13th February.

Check out the web page for more information and for the possiblity of racing as a team within our iconic Challenge Wanaka Half race on Saturday 15th!