Events

The following events are Sport Taranaki organised, click here to view all community and Sport Taranaki events.


All Upcoming Sport Taranaki & Community Events

Frontrunner Taranaki Trail Run Series: Night Mission

The Frontrunner Taranaki Trail Run & Walk Series - Night Mission event at Pukekura Park in New Plymouth on Sunday, 20 May 2018 is part of an annual three race series. Held within the confines of the renowned Pukekura Park, the Night Mission is an adventure you do not want to miss! You will be guided around the course by your headlight (which is a compulsory piece of equipment), high visibility flags and glow sticks. Since this series started in 2013, this event has consistently been the most popular event of the series.

Frontrunner Taranaki Trail Run Series: Te Henui Reserve

The Frontrunner Taranaki Trail Run & Walk Series event at Te Henui Reserve on Sunday, 3 June 2018 in New Plymouth is part of an annual three race series. This event is an urban trail run.

Cape Egmont Half Marathon

The Cape Egmont Half Marathon Run/Walk on Sunday, 15 July 2018 is in memory of a close friend and fellow runner Andrew Smith, who lost his battle with brain cancer in December 2016. Andrew loved running and participating in marathons and half marathons. Even after two major brain surgeries to remove the growth, Andrew successfully completed a number of marathons and half marathons. All proceeds from this event will go to the Taranaki Cancer Society. The run starts at the Okato swing bridge, then onto Carthew Street along Oxford Road to Wiremu, from Wiremu to Newall Road, down Newall across Surf Highway 45 to Bayly Road and finishes at the Cape Egmont Boat Club. All participants will receive a medal. Distances/Events 2 x 10.5km Team Relay 21.1km Solo

Taranaki Steelformers Around the Mountain

The Taranaki Steelformers Around the Mountain Relay starting on Friday, 2 November 2018 is an annual running event around Mt Taranaki. Run 100 mile solo, 50 mile solo, in a 2 person 50 mile team relay, or 150km relay with 10 to 16 team members. There are 21 legs in the 150km relay, with distances between 3 and 11km. You must have a minimum of 10 team members with a maximum of 16. There is no age limit for participation, however, participants under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

Tag Oil Tough Kid

Tag Oil Tough Kids is all about the kids!!!

This event involves year 5-8 students taking on a giant obstacle course at the Yarrow Stadium grounds. This super fun event sees the kids climb over, under and through all sorts of obstacles while getting dunked in water tanks and being sprayed by the fire brigade as they race down the favourite obstacle of the day - the super slippery slide.

Children are registered by their school so if your child is keen to take part then talk to their school and ask if they are taking a group of students to Tag Oil Tough Kids in 2018.

If any schools are interested in bringing their students contact Terry at Sport Taranaki (06) 759 0930 ext 737 or via e-mail for more information or to register your students.

Watch this space for more information about the Tag Oil Tough Kid 2018.

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BDO Around the Mountain Cycle Challenge

The BDO Around The Mountain Cycle Challenge on Saturday, 26 January 2019 has become one of New Zealand's premier road cycle events with over 1100, competitive and recreational cyclists enjoying the day. This event is always held on the Auckland/Bay of Plenty Anniversary weekend and is Taranaki's longest running Around The Mountain recreational cycling ride. A carnival atmosphere prevails at the finish, with a live band. Food and refreshments will be available. There are both solo and relay options available, including a progressive team relay, where one rider starts and collects the other riders along the way, all finishing together.