The Maunga Cycle Challenge - Te Awamutu

Welcome to the Maunga Cycle Challenge

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We challenge you to get involved and be active!

The Maunga Cycle Challenge promotes the Waikato, the Maungatautari Ecological Island Trust Education Facility and provides a challenge of riding around the majestic Maungatautari Mountain.

There are events for all cyclists - beginners and experienced

The Maunga Challenge offers:

  • $5 per entry donated to Maungatautari Ecological Island Trust Educational Facility
  • Spectacular views around Maungatautari Mountain
  • Challenges of different distances
  • Event attracts top local and International riders
  • Community donated cash and spot prizes
  • Eight successful years
  • A community event
  • Electronic timing
  • Proven safety record with Traffic Management NZ
  • Food and drink available
  • Training ride for Contact Lake Taupo Event
  • Organized by Te Awamutu Rotary Club
  • Expertise from Te Awamutu Sports Cycle Club


Maunga Cycle Challenge is in its ninth year and will be held on the 9th of November 2014, with the start and finish at Albert Park Te Awamutu.

2014 promises again to be a fantastic event for cyclists

The 100k ride is around the great Maungatautari Mountain. This has spectacular scenery with topography to provide interest and variety for the riders.


Thanks to everyone for continuing to support The Maunga