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The Motatapu & Queenstown Trails Trust

The inaugural Motatapu was held in 2005, offering a mountain bike or marathon option and attracted 1,000 participants. Now over 3,700 people take part in five different events, all held on the same day. Event options include;

Speight's 47km Mountain Bike

Icebreaker Off Road Marathon 15km Miners Trail

XTERRA UDC Finance Triathlon

R&R Sport Adventure Run

The Motatapu event is owned by the Queenstown Trails Trust with all proceeds helping to fund the on-going development of trails in the Wakatipu and ensure the high standard of the Queenstown Trail is maintained.

For more information of the history of the Motatapu - click here.

For more information on the Queenstown Trails Trust - click here