Rodney Coast Challenge 


  Updated as of 6:55PM 15 Nov 2015

The Canoe & Kayak Rodney Coast Challenge multisport event consists of a 10 Km forest Run, 30 Km Road bike, 25 Km Mountain Bike, 8 Km Kayak, and a 100 m run to the finish

The multisport event is run at the end of October or beginning of November every year and attracts 500+ participants from the Auckland area and from around New Zealand

The profits from this event go towards purchasing new equipment, hiring facilities and other activities for the Kaukapakapa Scout group

The next Canoe & Kayak Rodney Coast Challenge is on Sunday 2nd October 2016

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The Canoe & Kayak Rodney Coast Challenge multisport event is now part of the Auckland Multisport Championship Series

Multisport Event Course Description

The Canoe & Kayak Rodney Coast Challenge course starts with the 10 Km Forest Run, from the beach to Rimmer Road forest entrance

The 30 Km Whispbar Road Bike stage heads out from Rimmer Road on to S.H. 16 through Helensville, Kaukapakapa, and onto Makarau

The 25 Km Prorack Mountain Bike stage heads up the Makarau Valley onto Tohekeroa Road, right into Upper Waiwera then on to Noakes Hill. Right into Krippner Road and the descent into Puhoi

The Kayak stage is 8 Km 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 Canoe & Kayak North Shore

The Canoe & Kayak 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