The Futureproof Life
Rodney Coast Challenge
Woodhill Forest to Wenderholm
19th November 2023
It's our 25th Anniversary this year and we'd love you to come and celebrate with us!
The Futureproof Life Rodney Coast Challenge
Sunday 19th November 2023
ENTRIES ARE NOW OPEN!
This iconic multisport race traverses the Rodney district from Woodhill Forest on the west coast to Wenderholm Regional Park on the east coast and consists of:
10 Km forest Run. 2023 TEMPORARY RUN ROUTE CHANGE until beach access is restored
30 Km Road bike
25 Km Mountain Bike
8 Km Paddle
100 m run to the finish
This iconic event has been organized and run by the Kaukapakapa Scout Group for 25 Years. The race 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?
100% of event profits go towards purchasing new equipment, hiring facilities and other activities for the Kaukapakapa Scout group
This event would not happen without the support of our fantastic Sponsors:
Our principal sponsor is Rob Howarth who has been a 20 year sponsor of The Rodney Coast Challenge and we are delighted to have Rob continuing his sponsorship with Futureproof Life - a great local life insurance adviser.
Our major sponsors have helped create an amazing prize pool for this year’s event. Please click on a logo to find out more about each brand and support our sponsors when looking to purchase.
Minor & Service Sponsors
Many thanks to the following companies for their support:
The Futureproof Life Rodney Coast Challenge multisport course description is as follows:
9 Km Forest Run, from Rimmer Road forest entrance to Rimmer Road forest entrance. 2022 TEMPORARY RUN ROUTE CHANGE
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
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 3 and 6 hours, to find out the best way to manage this event read up on Rob’s Tips to get you going.