How to enter

All entries need to be completed online through the Peak to Peak website. Online entries open 1st of September 2019. Online entries will close midnight 10th of January 2020.

You can register on the morning of the event but we discourage this to avoid further hassle on race day.

All competitors need to check in to the registration tent prior to the race before 7:30am on the 11th of January. Here athletes will receive their race pack.

A race briefing will be given at 7:45am for all competitors.

A mass start will begin at 8am – this includes individuals, teams, short and long haul competitors.


Open Male: 1st, 2nd & 3rd

Open Females: 1st, 2nd & 3rd

Team: 1st, 2nd & 3rd

Entry cost:

Tier 1 (Sept- 1st Dec 2019)

Individual long haul: $55
Individual short haul: $40
Team: $70

Tier 2 (1st Dec- 10th Jan 2020)

Individual long haul: $60
Individual short haul: $45
Team: $70

Please note there will be a price increase from December 1st 2019! Register quick to avoid the price increase.

Entry includes: 

  • Official Peak to Peak gear bag
  • 2020 Peak to Peak T-Shirt (for all online entries processed before 30th November 2019)
  • Medical support/ assistance
  • Aid stations on the course (supplied with water & refreshments and first aid)
  • Post-event recovery area at the finish area with food & drink vendors
  • Finishers medal
  • Complimentary breakfast at Marina Bar and Grill during Prizegiving

There is no minimum age requirement to enter for this event- we encourage all!

Please refer to the race course map for start and finisher areas as the start and finish for the course are in different areas. The finish line is through the carpark of the Marina Bar and grill.

Race Day Schedule

6:45am – Athlete check-in opens. All athletes need to check in before 7:30am to collect their race pack and on day entries during this time.
7:30am – Athlete check in closes
7:45am – Race briefing- at the start line, grass reserve opposite the Tairua Surf Life Saving Club
8am – Mass start
9:15-9:30am – First finishers begin to cross the finish line
11am approx – Prizegiving starts at the Tairua Marina Bar and Grill