Saturday 25 February 2017, Ohakune, NZ

MTB, RUN or WALK some of the coolest terrain on the planet!

The 2018 Giant Ruapehu Express will be held 

Saturday 24th February 2018.

The Giant Ruapehu Express is a fresh new adventure style event that involves a Mountain bike and a separate trail run/walk in the foothills of Mount Ruapehu. 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...     


We are still buzzing after Saturday's 2017 GIANT Ruapehu Express and we couldn't have asked for better weather!

To our 1000 plus mountain bikers, runners, walkers, plus all the spectators and sponsors: we love you. YOU make the event awesome.

Go to the FaceBook page to check out some PHOTOS of the event.

Click on the RESULTS tab above for the provisional results.  Please note these are only provisional results as we have a few timing errors to fix.  email if there is an error with your result and we apologise for this. will have PHOTOS of all entrants available today Monday 27 Feb.

We are just finishing off the event VIDEO and this will be available here today or Tuesday.

Well done to all competitors including the rocket ship paced winners and the cruisers!

We hope to see you back in 2018 which is going to be HUUUGE.

or Phone Nicole on 022 646 7001

Here is an awesome video of this year's race produced by our photo/video guru Martyn Davies.

"Right now you are writing the story of your life...
the question is, would anybody want to read it?"



For any enquiries contact Nick Reader on phone +64 21 632721 or complete the form below: