Wild Things - New Zealand's trail running community
New Zealand's trail running community

Login



don't have an account?

The Mauao Peak Challenge - Wild Challenges

Update Your Header Picture

The Mauao Peak Challenge

1st November 2022 to 30th November 2022
The Mauao Peak Challenge

Challenge Type: Peak Challenge

Challenge Goal: Number of summits

About the Challenge:

The Foundation Clinic Mauao Half Marathon is a community focused fun run/walk which traverses one of the Bay Of Plenty's most iconic natural attractions, Mauao (Mt Maunganui). It's also the inspiration for The Weetbix Challenge in our directory.

Whether a competitive off-road mountain goat runner or someone just looking for a challenge with breath-taking scenery, this event appeals to all. The course involves ascending and descending Mt Maunganui three times and three laps around the Mt Maunganui base track. The event can be completed individually or in a 3-person team (one accent/decent and once around base track each). 

Foundation Sports & Rehabilitation Clinic, the driving force behind the event are also one of our epic VIP partners!

How the challenge works

Climb any peak from our peak directory and you'll be on the leaderboard. Every time you summit a peak, even if it's the same peak, you'll increase your chances of winning!

Bonus for locals: if you summit Mauao itself, you'll get three times the points on the leaderboard!

You will need to record your runs on Strava, and have your Wild Things account linked for your peak summits to be counted.

Challenge Prizes:

We have a free solo and a free team entry to give away.

Remember, these are drawn as spot prizes, so anyone can win (although being higher up the leaderboard does increase your chances!)

If you're not one of the lucky winners, check out our VIP Rewards where you can grab 10% off event entry.

Challenge Leaderboard

Last updated 6 minutes ago.

Filter By Age

Filter By Gender

Filter By Region

Filter By Experience

Wild Explorer Peaks BaggedBonus Mauao Summits
1 Vikki Baker 3411
=2 Brook van Reenen 130
=2 Caitlin Knox 134
4 Quinn Hawkins 124
=5 Luca Ahumada 93
=5 Jon Culley 90
7 Jasmine MNijel 80
=8 Ryan Hattle 60
=8 Liv Flett 61
=10 Natalie Ball 40
=10 Darren de Groot 40
=10 Scott Ferguson 40
=13 Andy Crosland 30
=13 Adam Clifford 30
=13 Kat Webber 30
=13 Matt Hall-White 30
=13 Rob Bathgate 31
=13 Rachael Tobeck 30
=19 Murray Taylor 20
=19 Zack Reimer 20
=19 Anthony Sowerby 20
=19 Paul Wieland 20
=23 Denise Limby 10
=23 Kyle Malone 10
=23 Heidi Su 10
=23 Victoria Gallagher 10
=23 Allysia Kraakman 10
=28 Gerald Masters 00
=28 Mark Craig 00
=28 Stephen Steddy 00
=28 Bill Emmens 00
=28 June Hart 00
=28 Tim Purchase 00
=28 Tanya Phillips 00
=28 Jody Paddy 00
=28 Noeline Best 00
=28 James Goodwill 00
=28 Kirsty Ibbotson 00
=28 Olivia Harris 00
=28 Matt Barton 00

Got a favourite trail? Tell us about it.

Share the love and add your favourite trail(s) to our growing trail directory.

Submit A Trail

Upgrade to VIP

Upgrade to VIP Membership to receive discounts in our online shop and special offers from our product & event partners

Upgrade Now

Great brands at great prices with our VIP member's discount

Stay up to date

Sign up to our newsletter for latest offers and trail guides