Date & Location

11th January, 2020

7:30am – 4:00pm
Pilot Bay, Mount Maunganui

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Tauranga Half 

The 2020 event will take place on the 11th of January in Pilot Bay, Mt Maunganui.

One of the longest running and most popular triathlon events in New Zealand, this event has a rich history in the local Tauranga and triathlon community. This is the pinnacle event at the Mount Festival of Multisport!

Entry is available for both individuals and teams.

2km swim > 90km bike > 21. 1km run

Visit Event & Athlete Information to find out more!

Sport Bay of Plenty have been the event’s guardian since its inception in 1988


The battle of the primes continues, with three great primes included within the Tauranga Half. Primes for the fastest swim time, fastest bike time on the bike course and the most improved run cup were hotly contested and they will  be back bigger and better!

With a challenge to suit every triathlete, these primes events will bring the excitement level so high, it will exceed the top of the Mount!

Not sure how to enter?

You don’t need to! Every individual entry into the Tauranga Half is an automatic contender!

GARMIN Most Improved Run Cup

Returning to the Tauranga Half?

Then the Garmin Most Improved Run Cup is for you!

Have the most improved percentage increase from your 2018 to 2019 run split, by the biggest margin and you will take home the trophy AND a brand new Garmin watch!

 Competition open to individual, non-elite racers

BlueSeventy Fastest Swim Cup

Got a flair for swimming?

The fastest non-elite, individual athlete around the swim course will be crowned with the Fastest Swim Prime Athlete! Whats more, you’ll be scoring some pretty sweet gear thanks to blueseventy. No need to re-enter, if you’re competing in the Tauranga Half, you’re already in the running! Or do we mean swimming?

 Fastest Bike Split Cup

Cycling more your style?

Then we have you covered in the Fastest Bike Split! The fastest non-elite individual on the bike leg of the Tauranga Half takes home a huge prize pack. Not to mention bragging rights as the fastest cyclist!

Triathlon New Zealand Membership

Triathlon New Zealand requires all participants in the Tauranga Half to be a TRIBE Member.

If you are not a current TRIBE member, one-day memberships are available and can be purchased alongside your entry.

For more information on TRIBE membership, please click here

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