Long Distance Entry Information

We are super excited to announce that for the first time ever at the Mount Festival of Multisport 2018, there will be a Long Distance Triathlon Event.

This event will consist of a 3km swim, 120km bike and a 25km run.

As the only race of this distance currently available in New Zealand, this is not to be missed!

Team and individual entries are opening  Friday 28th July, 9am.

This year the Mount Festival of Mutlisport is promising to be bigger and better than ever before, we invite you to browse through the links below for all the information you need to know before the race.

Entry Fees

Individual 

  • Opening Special $350 + 5% booking fee (available until 30/07/17)
  • Earlybird Rate $400 + 5% booking fee (31/07/17 – 31/10/17)
  • Standard Rate $425 + 5% booking fee (1/11/17 – 31/12/17)
  • Late Rate $450 + 5% booking fee (1/01/18 – 14/01/18)
  • Onsite Rate $475 + 5% booking fee (19/01/18)

Teams

  • Opening Special $420 + 5% booking fee (available until 30/07/17)
  • Earlybird Rate $450 + 5% booking fee (31/07/17 – 31/10/17)
  • Standard Rate $480 + 5% booking fee (1/11/17 -31/12/17)
  • Late Rate $500 + 5% booking fee (01/01/18 – 14/01/18)
  • Onsite Rate $520 + 5% booking fee (19/01/18)

The Race Organisers reserve the right to reject any entry or issue special invitations.

All athletes will receive a item of event memorabilia (t-shirt / cap / visor etc) and all individuals and teams who finish within the cut-off times will also receive a commemorative medal.  Team runners will receive all three medals when they cross the finish line.

Online registrations close Sunday 14th January at midnight.

Team Waivers

Teams no longer need to sign a team waiver. Waivers can now be approved by the main registrant during the registration process on behalf of other team members.

Refunds & Withdrawals
There are no automatic refunds available. The organisers may, however, at their sole discretion grant a refund of fees paid, or a transfer to the following year, if they deem it appropriate prior to 1 December.  In the event of a refund under this clause, the organisers shall retain a $100 administration fee. THERE WILL BE NO REFUNDS OR TRANSFERS AFTER THIS DATE
If the event has reached capacity the available slot will be offered to the next person on the wait list.

To request a refund/withdrawal please advise the race office in writing (letter or email)

Email: mountfestival@smcevents.co.nz

Post: PO Box 74081, Greenlane, Auckland 1543

It is the athletes’ responsibility to ensure that the withdrawn confirmation has been received by the race office. Any requests not acknowledged by race office will not be considered valid and therefore will not be refunded.
Please note after this date there are no refunds available under any circumstances.

Team Member Changes

Team member changes are permitted up to 1 December providing one original member of the team remains. Contact the race office with any new details (team name, new name, age and shirt size and who they are replacing – shirt sizes are not guaranteed).

If all team members are unable to take part you are advised to contact the race office prior to 1 December. There are no automatic refunds available however the organisers may, at their sole discretion, grant a refund of fees paid or a transfer to the following year if they deem it appropriate. In the event of a refund under this clause, the organisers shall retain a $100 administration fee. The team entry will then be offered to the next team on the waitlist.

Individual Refunds/Withdrawals

There are no automatic refunds available. The organisers may, however, at their sole discretion grant a refund, or transfer to the following year, of fees paid if they deem it appropriate prior to 1 December. In the event of a refund under this clause, the Organisers shall retain a $100 administration fee.
If the event has reached capacity the available slot will be offered to the next person on the waitlist.

To request a refund/withdrawal please advise the race office in writing (letter or email)

It is the athletes’ responsibility to ensure that the withdrawn confirmation has been received by the race office. Any requests not acknowledged by race office will not be considered valid and therefore will not be refunded.

Please note after this date there are no refunds available under any circumstances.

Transfers/Waitlist

You are permitted to transfer your entry to another person or event prior to 1 December for a $50 change fee. Please contact the race office for further details on transferring an entry.

If the event reaches capacity prior to the closing date a waitlist will become operational.

There are no refunds or withdrawals processed after 1 December under any circumstances.

The waitlist is managed in a clear and transparent process. Waitlist entries are time logged when they are submitted and as the race office receives withdrawal requests the next person on the waitlist is contacted and offered the slot.

Any entries found to be traded on public websites and forums will be deemed invalid and will NOT BE accepted by the race office. Private transfers are not permitted and will not be accepted. Athletes involved may be banned from any further participation in the event.

Health and Safety standards at this event are high and any athletes who are identified participating in the event under any other name than their own will be disqualified and both athletes may be banned from any further participation in the event.

Entry fees will not be refunded if the event is cancelled or if the format is altered due to storm, rain, sea conditions, weather or other “Acts of God.’

Please contact the Race Office if you have any questions.

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