The iconic 1Above T42 event is a must-do for any trail lover in New Zealand – whether you prefer to tackle them on two wheels or two feet. Whatever distance you choose, you’ll love every twist and turn in your journey. Give yourself an escape from it all and a beautiful adventure.

Online entries are now closed! you can still enter at registration on Friday at the Park Hotel Ruapehu or at the MTB start or event base on event day.


SPECIAL 1 - First 42 entrants get the special 10th anniversary beanie (photos to come) plus a tube of 1Above effervescent drink tabs.

SPECIAL 2 - All Early Bird entrants go in to win the ULTIMATE T42 weekend away package – including

  • Twin share or Double room at The Park on Friday and Saturday night

  • Dinner on Saturday night

  • Breakfast on Sunday morning

  • Goodie basket in room - including 1Above, Speight’s, and other delights

Event OptionEarly Bird
Ends 19 Dec
Ends 2 May
Late Entry
Friday & on the day

48km Mountain Bike/E-Bike

U18 73 83 90
Student / Senior 92 108 115
Adult 115 136 145

42.2km Trail Marathon Run

U18 73 83 90
Student / Senior 92 108 115
Adult 115 136 145

24km Off-Road Adventure Run/Walk

U18 46 62 70
Student / Senior 62 75 80
Adult 78 94 100

11km Trail Run/Walk

U18 25 36 40
Student / Senior 36 49 55
Adult 46 62 70

6.5km Trail Run/Walk

U18 20 25 30
Student / Senior 32 41 45
Adult 41 52 55

Online entries close at midday Thursday 2nd May. You can enter late at registration on Friday 3rd May from 4–10pm, or on Saturday morning at the MTB start or Owhango Domain event base.

Family Discounts

A 15% discount is available for family groups, select Create a Family in the registration page and this will be automatically applied when you get through to the final payment stage.

Note: Family consists of 1-2 adults - and 1-4 children under 18. (Minimum 1 adult + 1 child to be eligible).

Group Discounts

A 10% discount is available for groups of 10+ people, please email for a discount code or to organise a group invoice.

Purchasing Event Apparel, Bus transport, and Meals

If you would like to purchase a Tongariro National Park Tee, T42 trucker cap, bus transport, or post-event dinner ticket please do so while entering the event. If you missed booking these entering, just click to amend through your confirmation email and you can add the items to your entry. If you can’t locate your confirmation email, please email

Event refundS and withdrawalS

As per the registration waiver there are no refunds if you withdraw from an event. We do offer credits which last for 12 months and can be used towards any Total Sport owned event in that time minus a $15 admin fee. Please email if you withdraw from the event before online registrations close.

In the very unlikely event that we are forced to cancel an event due to bad weather, there will be no refunds available.

Changing distances

You can change distances prior to online registrations closing. This is possible through your online registration, click to amend through your confirmation email. If you can’t locate your registration confirmation, please email Note: There are no partial refunds if downgrading.

entry Transfers

Transfers from one person to another within the event will be possible with an administration fee of $15. Please email us at to get an entry code to pass on to the person taking your place.

The Next Generation

48km MTB, Marathon and Half Marathon

  • 15yrs to 18yrs – Guardians permission required

  • 12yrs to 14yrs – Child must be accompanied by guardian

  • Under 12yrs – not able to participate in these distances

6.5km and 11km

  • 15yrs to 18yrs – Guardians permission required

  • 14yrs and under – Child must be accompanied by guardian