2017 Epic Swim

When:

Sat 14 Jan 2017, 8:00am – 3:00pm
Sun 15 Jan 2017, 8:00am – 3:00pm

Where/Location:

Lake Taupo

The Epic Swim is a recreational open water swimming events that is staged in conjunction with the New Zealand Open Water Championships.

There are races for all ages and ability levels. From the 100m and 500m for children, the 1km and 2.5km races for the intermediate swimmers to the 5km and 10km races for the more advanced. Also on the weekend are the 5 and 10km NZ Championships races and a Masters 2.5km championship race.

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Across the Lake Swim

 

When:

Sat 25 February

Where/Location:

Lake Taupo

The Lake Taupo Across the Lake Swim starts at Acacia Bay and finishes across the lake 4.2km at Three Mile Bay.  There is also a 2km and 1km event which starts and finishes at Three Mile Bay.  The event provides those competing in the Ironman the opportunity to have a training run and is New Zealand’s largest freshwater challenge.

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Sovereign Tri Series Kinloch

 

When:

Sun 6th Feb 6:30am – 3:00pm

Where/Location:

Kinloch Domain

Join one of the biggest festivals of triathlon in New Zealand. Perfectly timed for the height of summer Kinloch enjoys a supremely sheltered swim with native bush down to the water’s edge. The bike course has something for everyone and is followed by a brilliant run through town, across the marina and onto an off road section lake-side.

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Ironman 70.3

 

When:

Dec 10th

Where/Location:

Lake Taupo

Discover the beauty of Lake Taupo, the home of IRONMAN in New Zealand.

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Taupo Historic GP

 

When:

Sat 28 Jan 2017, 9:00am – 5:00pm
Sun 29 Jan 2017, 9:00am – 5:00pm

Where/Location:

Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park

The Taupo Historic GP commemorates the 50th anniversary of Denny Hulme’s world title with the first ever visit to NZ of Formula One cars from the 1960s and ‘70s.

The 2017 Taupo Historic GP will feature:
– Pre-1978 Formula One Cars, all but three of them from Europe, the USA and Australia; and
– Formula 5000 Cars (1968-1976). Some 8-10 cars from the USA and Australia are expected to join the local field of 20-25 cars. This means that we may witness some of the biggest F5000 grids ever seen, even in the 1970s.

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