The Giant Ruapehu Express is an epic adventure style event that involves a Mountain bike and a separate trail run/walk in the foothills of Mount Ruapehu. There are four event options;
Entry fees range from between $50- $120 plus transport costs.
Each event has a different start line, but they share a finish in the mountain side township of Ohakune. Yes it's a race, but you are welcome to just cruise if you want to and take in the spectacular scenery...
Here is an awesome video of this year's race produced by our photo/video guru Martyn Davies.