Contact us

The Karapoti Classic is organised by MDJ Media & Events Ltd, a family-owned business managed by Michael Jacques.

As an endurance sport enthusiast for more than 40 years, Michael has been a participant, coach, supporter, journalist or organiser at every Karapoti since 1995.

For General Enquiries, Email Us Here:


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Volunteers Please

If you can't race but want to experience NZ's favourite mountain bike race, then consider becoming a volunteer.

We treat Volunteers at least as well as participants with free Karapoti t-shirt and lunch, and free entry for the following year.

Click Here To Volunteer

Check out this great article from a past volunteer... Click Here

But be warned - volunteers one year almost always end up being competitors the next !

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E-News Sign Up

To sign up for our email updates, email us here:

MDJ Media & Events Ltd

P.O. Box 13793
Wellington 6440
New Zealand
Ph/Fax:  64 4 461 6461
Mobile:  64 275 244 821

Other Events We Organise

Hutt City Crazyman

Wellington Marathon

Porirua Grand Traverse

Christchurch Marathon