News

Event Update for 2022

2 February 2022

Event Update for 2022

This is the update we didn’t want to send you all, but the Macpac Motatapu team is incredibly sad and disappointed to announce the cancellation of our 2022 event.

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Your frequently asked covid-19 questions answered here

Got a question about COVID-19? Click below to find the most up to date information. COVID-19 FAQ[sitetree_link,id=282]

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volunteers needed for 2022!

22 January 2022

volunteers needed for 2022!

We need you! Would you like to join our amazing Volunteer crew?! Our volunteer webpage is up and running and you can register now! ⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ Fancy camping overnight in the wilderness or giving out medals to our awesome finishers? We have a job for you and can help you find it.

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brand new 56km Coronet Loop MTB course for 2022!!

The Macpac Motatapu are incredibly excited and grateful to be announcing a brand new backcountry mountain bike race for the 2022 event, all thanks to the hard work and vision of Soho Property Ltd, QEII National Trust and the Queenstown Trails Trust.

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MINERS TRAIL SOLD OUT!

6 January 2022

MINERS TRAIL SOLD OUT!

We have sold out of the 15km Miners Trail walk or run! Yeah!! A huge thank you to everyone who has supported us and entered this epic event.

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Merry Christmas from the Macpac Motatapu Team!

Happy Holidays!  The Macpac Motatapu team wish you and your family a wonderful Christmas break and happy holidays!  We are looking forward to the 5th March 2022 and welcoming you to our slice of paradise.

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COVID-19 Protection Framework Update

We wanted to get in touch and let you know what we have planned for the Macpac Motatapu under the new COVID-19 Protection Framework (traffic lights). Firstly, the safety of our competitors, spectators, volunteers, contractors and staff is our number one priority.

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November Athlete News

10 November 2021

November Athlete News

As we are only a few weeks from summer, the Macpac Motatapu team have been busy preparing for our epic event and can't wait to welcome you all to Lake Wānaka, Arrowtown and Queenstown on the 5th March.

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Latest Athlete News

13 October 2021

Latest Athlete News

*Less than 6 months to go till the Macpac Motatapu on the 5th March 2022!* *You're making a real difference!* We are super proud to support the Queenstown Trails Trust. $7 from every entry goes to the Trust after the event.

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Jennian Homes Junior Trail Run is back!

Macpac Motatapu are thrilled to announce our newest event, the Jennian Homes Junior Trail Run to the lineup on 5th March 2022! The Jennian Homes Junior Trail Run - 4km is open to children between 7 - 15 years old and will have a limited entry of 150, so we advise to sign up quick.

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