The 50K Classic from:


NZ's Original Mtb Race !

Race Day 2021: May 2nd

Early Entry : until Apr 12 $95.00

Late Entry : after Apr 12 $120.00

20K Challenge from:


An ideal Karapoti intro

Race Day 2021: May 2nd

Early Entry : until Apr 12 $60.00

Late Entry : after Apr 12 $80.00

Kids 5K Klassic from:


For Kid aged 5-11

Race Day 2021: May 2nd

Early Entry : until Apr 12 $30.00

Late Entry : after Apr 12 $35.00

Entry Info & Merchandise

2021 Karapoti is Postponed to May 2nd

Government Covid-19 restrictions during late February have forced postponement of the 2021 Karapoti Classic from March 6th to Sunday May 2nd

  • All current entrants will be rolled over automatically to the new date. You will not have to do anything except line up... Check Your Entry Here.
  • Any withdrawals from Karapoti 2021 prior to the postponement can be re-entered by... Contacting Us Here.
  • New entries will be taken up until noon on April 28th... Enter Above.
  • Current entrants unable to make May 2nd will be refunded, minus the normal $15 admin fee. This offer is available only until April 12th... Contact Us Here.

Thanks for your patience in these unique times, and for the influx of emails and messages we’ve received in support of the event. This is our fifth cancelled or postponed event in the last 12 months. See you on May 2nd. Two more months to train! In the meantime, for definitive COVID-19 updates... Click Here.


  • Online entries close April 28th at 12noon.
  • All entries are confirmed by e-mail.
  • Entries prior to April 12th incur the "Early Bird" fees.
  • Entries after April 12th incur the "Late" fees.
  • Group/Corporate discounts for 5 or more entries are available... Enquire Here.
  • Entrants must Collect Their Race Pack and Read All Race Info.


Pick your poison - from elite and expert to weekend warriors, kids, team competitions and categories for quirky bikes, there's something for everyone at Karapoti.

50k Classic - Click Here
20k Challenge - Click Here
5k Kids Klassic - Click Here

Entry Lists

2021 Entry Lists - Click Here.

Withdrawals & Changes

Withdrawals by April 12th will be refunded, minus a $15 administration fee.

Absolutely no refunds after April 12th.

To Withdraw or make Changes to your entry... Click Here.

Karapoti Collectables !

Official 2021 merchandise. To ensure availability, order when you enter

Retro Cotton Tee

Retro Cotton Tee

Retro Cotton in unisex fit.

Thermatech Long Sleeve Thermal

Thermatech Long Sleeve Thermal

Genuine Thermatech Thermal in unisex & female options.

Kids Klassic Tee

Kids Klassic Tee

Funky cotton tee especially for the Kids 5k.

Karapoti Cycle Jersey

Karapoti Cycle Jersey

Genuine Thermatech moisture-wicking technical fabric with retro styling.

Thermatech Beanies

Thermatech Beanies

Genuine Thermatech Beanies with event logo in several colours