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The Futureproof Life Rodney Coast Challenge multisport event traverses the Rodney district from Muriwai beach on the west coast to Wenderholm regional park on the east coast and consists of:

  • 10 Km forest Run
  • 30 Km Road bike
  • 25 Km Mountain Bike
  • 8 Km Paddle
  • 100 m run to the finish

This iconic multisport event has been running for 20+ years and attracts over 300 participants from the Auckland area and beyond! Individuals and teams are welcome to enter this family friendly day – so are you up for the challenge?

The event is organised by the Kaukapakapa Scout Group and the profits go towards purchasing new equipment, hiring facilities and other activities for the Kaukapakapa Scout group.

The next Rodney Coast Challenge is on Sunday 5th November 2017

See Event Details for more information

Sponsors

This event would not happen without the support of our fantastic Sponsors:

Our principal sponsor is Rob Howarth who has been a 15 year sponsor of The Rodney Coast Challenge and we are delighted to have Rob continuing his sponsorship with Futureproof Life.

Major Sponsors

Our major sponsors have helped create an amazing prize pool for this year’s event. There will be over $4000 of spot prizes at prize-giving, please click on a logo to find out more about each brand and support our sponsors when looking to purchase.

Star Kayaks
Supshed
Saint Cycles
Shoe Science
Yakima
Whispbar

Course Description

The Futureproof Life Rodney Coast Challenge multisport course description is as follows:

Course maps are available here

  • 10 Km Forest Run, from Muriwai beach to Rimmer Road forest entrance
  • 30 Km Road Bike stage heads out from Rimmer Road on to S.H. 16 through Helensville, Kaukapakapa, and onto Makarau
  • 25 Km Mountain Bike stage heads up the Makarau Valley onto Tahekeroa Road, right into Upper Waiwera then on to Noakes Hill. Right into Krippner Road and then descends into Puhoi
  • 8 Km Kayak down the Puhoi River starting at the back of the Puhoi Park and finishing at Wenderholm Park, with a 100 m sprint to the finish

Race Tips with Rob Howarth and

futureproof Life

The Rodney Coast Challenge is a great multisport event for individuals, teams and for experienced athletes and novices alike. With four short stages the race will take between 3hrs 15 minutes and 6 hours, to find out the best way to manage this event read up on Rob’s Tips to get you going