Visit Upper Hutt

Experience Wgtn's premier playground !


NZ's Longest Running Mtb Event !

Medal Mania

Every finisher wins a medal !

Classy Collectables!

Funky tees, technical cycling kit


2024 Results...

The 39th Gazley Skoda Karapoti Classic is scheduled for Saturday 2nd March... 

Results... Click Here.
Post-Race Report... Click Here.
Race Preview... Click Here.

Online Entries Closed...

But you can make a late entry at Race Pack Pick Up on Friday at Gazley Skoda... Info Here.

BioSecurity Controls...

Didymo and the new Freshwater Gold Clam are very real threats to NZ waterways. Please make sure your bikes are cleaned prior to race day and put them through the bio-security washes on Sunday at Sladden Pk when you line up your bikes at the start of the mtb bike section... Didymo Info Here / Gold Clam Info Here.

Check Out 2024 Merch...

Our official event merchandise for 2024 can be seen now on the entry info page... Click Here.

Are You Feeling Special...?

Calling the mtb underground - Single Speed, Uni-Cycles, Retro, Cyclo Cross or Gravel bikes and Tandems. You guys and gals have your own special categories at Karapoti...
50k Categories... Click Here.
20k Categories... Click Here.

E-Bikes Welcome in the 20k...

The 20k Challenge has a recreational category for e-bikers... More Here.

Get A Team Together...!

Challenge your mates, colleagues, family or classmates. Karapoti has team categories in the 50k, 20k & Kids 5k...
50k Categories... Click Here.
20k Categories... Click Here.
Kids 5k Categories... Click Here.

Calling All Kids... 

Karapoti has something for you. The "Kids' 5k Klassic" is a perfect intro to mtn biking for primary school ages. But if you're keen for something more, the "20k Challenge" will give you a taste of the Karapoti experience.

Gazley ŠKODA Are Back...

It's great to have Gazley ŠKODA backing Karapoti for the fourth year. They signed on in 2020 & stayed right beside us during covid via their support local campaign. You'll find them at 38 Kent Terrace Wgtn, 64 Victoria Street LH, and 109 Rimu Road Paraparaumu... Or visit Them Here.

Visiting Upper Hutt...

Places to stay... Click Here.
Things to do... Click Here.

Karapoti 2025...

Saturday 1st March is race day and it'll be the 40th Anniversary! Entries open soon.


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