The XTERRA Trail Challenge Waihi is a trail running/walking event in the historic Karangahake Gorge - breath-taking riverside trails alongside the natural gorge, historic railway tracks (complete with tunnels!) and all wrapped up in native bush makes for some of the best off road trails in the country!
The XTERRA Trail Challenge is the culmination of the popular Auckland XTERRA Trail Run / Walk series, a series of 6 events that have been held May - Sep this year in some of the best off-road locations in and around the greater Auckland region. The XTERRA Trail Challenge Waihi is open to off-road enthusiasts of all ages and abilities; regardless if you’re tall, short, young, wise, a rabbit or a tortoise there is a distance option to satisfy your trail appetite.
There's always some challenging but achievable terrain to tame while you're out there, and there will ALWAYS be a cold SPEIGHT's for you when you get to the finish!