Sport Northland Events

Nau mai, haere mai

Parihaka Trail Run

Sponsored by BDO

24 January 2021

Arguably the most beautiful trail run event in New Zealand. Follow in the footsteps of our ancestors, feel the history of this sacred and special track

21km | 12km | 5km


Beach to Basin Run/Walk

Sponsored by Chilltech

14 March 2021 

Explore Whangarei's shining waterways and inner harbour action in this fun, family-friendly run/walk course

6.8km | 10km

Kai Iwi Lakes Triathlon

Sponsored by Fireco

20 March 2021

Running secondary schools triathlon and open tri events, Kai Iwi Lakes is the perfect course for action + great views

Try a Tri | Short Course | Long Course | Kids Duathlon

Bay of Islands Run/Walk

Sponsored by Hotprintz

16 May 2021

The perfect outing to get active in the sun and take in the beautiful scenery of the Bay of Islands. 

21.1km | 8.7km | 6km

Kaitaia Run/Walk

Sponsored by Summit Forests

1 August 2021

Explore the Far North countryside. Challenge yourself with the steep long course, or just cruise with your mates

12.5km | 4.6km

The Beast

Sponsored By Fullers GreatSights

28 August 2021

Dress up and get down in the mud with THE BEAST! The most challenging yet fun event on Sport Northland's run calendar.

A cross-country run taken to the next level


Whangarei Run/Walk Festival

Sponsored by NorthCloud

12 September 2021

The Whangarei Run/Walk Festival has something for everyone. Multiple courses to suit all fitness levels and challenges as you navigate native bush, rivers & CBD

21.1km | 9km | 4km

3 Lakes Trail Run

Sponsored by Dargaville Veterinary Centre

10 October 2021

As you navigate your way through the charming reserve and captivating views of Kai Iwi Lakes. You will unlock one of Northland's best-kept secrets.

21.1km | 14km | 5km


Kerikeri Half Marathon & 5k

Sponsored by Northland Waste

13 November 2021

The Kerikeri Half Marathon is a flat, fast half marathon course, exploring the beautiful Kerikeri countryside. Take on the scenic 5km run or walk the course and get in on the action just for fun or giving it a go for the first time

21.1km | 5km 

Hatea Loop Challenge

Sponsored by Ray White

2 December 2021

The Hatea Loop Challenge is a corporate event which introduces a mayhem of colour.