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Karapoti 2020
Saturday 29th February

35th Anniversary Event
& the first ever Leap Day Karapoti !

Every Finisher Wins A Medal !


Gazley ŠKODA are the new naming rights partner for the 35th Anniversary "Gazley ŠKODA Karapoti Classic"... More Here.

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It's great to have My Ride On Board for 2020...

My Ride Wellington & My Ride Hutt Valley are teaming up to be the official bicycle retailers of the Karapoti Classic. Watch this space for great promos in the build up to the 35th anniversary Karapoti... Click to Visit My Ride.

Check Out the 2020 Merchandise... 

Retro cotton tees, Thermatech technical tees, kids tees and and Karapoti cycling jersey... Click Here.

Bike the Hutt Cycling Festival...

A 10 day celebration of cycling headlined by Bike the Trail & Karapoti, but also something for every bike enthusiast from e-rides, road rides, kids, rides, bike displays, movie evening, cycle-cross & much more... More Here

Entry List 2020...

Check out the competition and make sure your own entry is correct... Click Here.

Email Sign Up - Click Here

Race Dates to 2025
Click Here


... To the 35th anniversary of the Southern Hemisphere's longest running mountain bike event!

Based in Wellington's rugged Akatarawa Ranges, 10k north of Upper Hutt City, the Karapoti Classic is New Zealand's premier mountain bike event.

This old-school adventure ride combines a huge but achievable challenge with superb scenery and an awesome social scene.

With options ranging from the feature 50k  Classic to the 20k Challenge and the Kids' 5k Klassic, there's something for everyone.

Established in 1986, this is NZ's original mountain bike race and the one race on every mountain biker's wish list.

But don't take our word for it - enter now for the first ever Leap Day Karapoti. But be quick... Entries are limited to 1000 starters !

Click Here 4 More Karapoti Culture

Click Here 4 Race Info & Entry

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