ABOUT

" The Peak to Peak is an iconic winter multisport race that takes individuals, tandems and relay teams on a magnificent tour of Queenstown. Five stages link the towns two main ski areas, The Remarkables and Coronet Peak, with a visit to Queenstown Beach along the way. Competitors and supporters are treated to scenic views throughout to create a memorable day of fun in the adventure capital of New Zealand. "

ADRIAN BAILEY - RACE DIRECTOR

EVENT OVERVIEW

The Peak to Peak is a stunningly scenic one-day multisport challenge held in Queenstown, New Zealand, that challenges competitors to test both their physical and mental strength. The event is New Zealand’s longest running winter multisport race incorporating an exciting line up of five race stages. The route starts high on the Remarkable Mountain Range and finishes at Coronet Peak Base building, taking in central Queenstown along the way. Views are sensational throughout the iconic course.

Racing as an individual, tandem, or relay team, competitors face five amazing stages that begin and end in Queenstown’s two premiere ski resorts (The Remarkables and Coronet Peak):

* Stage one starts at the Remarkables Mountain Range with a set ski or snowboard course down to the end of the Homeward Bound ski run.

* Stage two is a huge bike descent from Homeward Bound, across the Kawarau River and on to Frankton Beach.

* Stage three is a kayak leg that takes competitors from Frankton Beach into Queenstown Bay and ultimately to Queenstown Beach.

* Stage four is a run through central Queenstown, across the Shotover River and on to Arthurs Point.

* Stage five is a the big test for all competitors, a scintillating and challenging climb by bike from Arthurs Point to Coronet Peak.

IMPORTANT FACTS

  • RACE DATE SATURDAY 14TH SEPTEMBER
  • RACE STARTS AT 1PM SHARP AT TOP OF REMARKABLES SKI FIELD
  • RACE FINISHES AND PRIZE GIVING HELD AT CORONET PEAK BASE BUILDING
  • PRE RACE BRIEFING HELD AT ALTITUDE BREWING ON SATURDAY AT 9.30AM
  • ENTRIES ARE NOW OPEN AND CLOSE 9TH SEP AT 5PM (UNLESS SOLD OUT!)
  • EARLY BIRD FEES MAY, STANDARD ENTRY FEES JUN/JUL, LATE ENTRY FEE AUG/SEP
  • RACE CATEGORIES INCLUDE SOLOS & TEAMS, BUSINESS & SCHOOL
  • NEW TANDEM CATEGORY, USING GODZONE KAYAKS, TWO PEOPLE DO COURSE TOGETHER
  • NEW ELECTRONIC TIMING SYSTEM (WOO HOO, NO MORE RANDOM TIMES!)
  • PRIZES AND TROPHIES FOR KEY CATEGORIES
  • LIMITED ENTRIES, DON'T MISS OUT, ENTER NOW!
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PREVIOUS WINNERS & TIMES

YEAR
FEMALE SOLO
TIME
MALE SOLO
TIME
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
Jacinda Amey
Sue Carnaham
Suzanne Foster
Kristina Strode-Penny
Sue Bradley
Sue Carnahan
Bernice Lepper
Jo Cavaragh
Rachel Barton
Kerry Fitzgibbon
Erin Greene
Emily Miazga
Melanie Smith
Sarah Fairmaid
Louisa Davis
Joanna Williams
Simone Maier
Simone Maier
Joanna Williams
Genevieve Matthews
Joanna Williams
Joanna Williams
Joanna Williams
Josie Cederman
Joanna Williams
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N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
3.09.00
2.48.32
2.57.26
3.09.37
3.02 28
2.43.43
2.41.20
2.50.14
2.47.49
2.37.58
2.31.08
2:34:35
3:02:01
2.28.47
2:43:15
2:31:27
2:51:24
2:26:05
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Ian Edmond
Steve Gurney
Hadyn Key
Steve Gurney
Sebestian Smith
Steve Gurney
Hadyn Key
Haydn Key
Haydn Key/Richard Ussher
Richard Ussher
Glenn Roberts
Richard Ussher
Mark Williams
Dougal Allan
Glen Currie
Dougal Allan
Adam Milne
Dougal Allan
Adam Milne
Braden Currie
Dougal Allan
Hamish Fleming
Hamish Fleming
Hamish Fleming
Chris Forne
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N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
2:01.35
2:09.34
2:08.04
2:34.07
2:07.03
2:27.37
2:17.06
2:21.39
2:19.13
2:16.14
2:20.52
2:09.31
2:06:05
2:05.28
2:15.10
2:11.19
2:16.57
2:15.37
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