Winter Duathlon Series

Our series has three races, based at the Waipa MTB Carpark of Rotorua’s famous Whakarewarewa Forest, held each month over May, June and July.
Keep fit over the colder months by coming and joining in. There is an event to suit every family member – from speedsters down to the littlies:


Sunday 28th May
Sunday 25th June
Sunday 23rd July

All events have an off-road running component and MTB cycle course.
PLEASE NOTE: This year due to the closure of Eight Mile Gate Road, we are unable to run the June road cycle event. This will be a MTB cycle.

There’s an event for every ability to stay challenged over winter and have a lot of fun:
Long Course 4.5k run – 15km bike – 3km run
Short Course 3km run – 8km bike -1.5km run
Kids Course 1.5km run, 3km bike – 500m run

Register on the day between 8.30-9.30 am – races start from 10 am, all based at the Waipa MTB Carpark.

Long Course Map:
Winter Duathlon Long Course

Short Course Map:
Winter Duathlon Short Course

The short course is suitable for kids 10 years and older who are confident riding grade 2 trails such as Dipper but would like to step up from the Kids Course.

Entry Fees:

Race Series

Non-RATS Members $40
Rats Members $25

Single Race

Non-RATs Members $15
RATs Member $10
Teams (RATs Members) $20
Teams (RATs Non Members) $30
Kids Race $5

Enter on the day or use our online system.

Payment can be made to the Rats bank account 03-1552-0093756-00. For reference Please use “Your Name” “Du series” or “Your Name” “Du Race #” (# is the race number or numbers that you are entering).

2016 Results

1 Results Winter Du 1 – 29th May 2016