Scott Clinic Winter Series Event #1 – Cranked Cycles Puketapu Duathlon

 Event 1 – Puketapu

Cranked Cycles Puketapu Duathlon Event

On or Off Road Duathlon options YOU CHOOSE…

Triathlon Hawke’s Bay are super excited to be able to bring you this
On & Off road event as part of the Scott Clinic Duathlon Series.

This year you will have the choice a trail run with a road cycle course heading out of Puketapu down local rural roads out and back down Dartmoor Road with full traffic management in place. There will also be a long and short distance option available for this course.
You can enjoy a full off road event is based on local farm land beside Puketapu School offering Trail Running, Mountain Biking with 2 distances to choose from including solo Mountain Bike and Trail Run options we have something to suit all abilities and fitness levels.  

All new course designs with shorter and flatter course options

All courses are built with the participant in mind incorporating stunning views across Hawke’s Bay on several parts of the Run and Mountain Bike course and the road course winding its way through wind swept vineyards of Puketapu.
Best of all, it’s all based so close to town.

Both short and long Trail Run and Mountain Bike courses have small hills to keep you honest, but the views are worth it.

Short Trail Run 1x Hill
Long Trail Run 2x Hills
Short Mountain Bike 1x Hill
Long Mountain Bike 2x Hills

We will adjust our registration process and event plan alongside any new information released from Sport NZ or the Ministry of Health as it becomes available.

For information from SportNZ in regards to Sport and Recreation please click HERE

At all times the safety, health and well being of participants and community at our events is our main priority
If you have any questions at any time please feel free to contact the event organiser on 0275601378

Event Times
Registration from 8am-8.45am MTB and Trail Run
9am – 9.45am Duathlon all distances 

Race Briefings (15 mins before race start)
Trail Run & MTB 8.45am
Duathlon 9.45am

Start times:
 From 9am – Mountain Bike and all Trail Run participants start (wave rolling starts)
    10 am – Duathlon Starts all distances (gun start)

Event Venue: Puketapu School, 709 Puketapu Rd
Registration: Puketapu School Hall

All registrations are online only and close Friday 11.59pm before the event 
If a child is registered to do the event, the caregiver on the day of the event will be asked to register their details during the registration process.

Please note this event is for hybrid mountain bikes only

(NEW) Course elevation 

4.5 km MTB short course – coming soon
9.5 km MTB long course –  coming soon
10km Road Cycle short course – coming soon 
20km Road Cycle long course – coming soon
2.6 km Trail Run short course coming soon
4.0 km Trail Run Long Course – coming soon

Please note maps and distances are subject to change for health and safety and access

Prize giving
Prize giving will be held in the school hall at approximately 12pm or after the last competitor has finished.
We don’t give prizes for the podium finishers but they recognised when the results are read out and all participants are in the draw for some great spot prizes thanks to our sponsors.

To support the local community we invite you all to the Puketapu Hotel immediately after prize giving for a social catch up and refreshments with a cash bar.

Thank You
The club would like to say thank you to Phil Alexander for the use of his farm and Puketapu School for the use of their facilities.

Event Distances

Short Course Off Road Duathlon

2.6km Trail Run
4.5km Mountain Bike
2.6km Trail Run

Course Maps

For the Trail Run Course map - HERE
For the Mountain Bike Course map - HERE
Duathlon Transition map - HERE


Long Course Off Road Duathlon

4km Trail Run
9.5km Mountain Bike
4km Trail Run

Course Maps

For the Trail Run Course map - HERE
For the Mountain Bike Course map - HERE
Duathlon Transition map - HERE


Mountain Bike Event Distances


Mountain Bike course
Short Course - 4.5km
Long Course - 9.5km

Mountain Bike and Trail Run Start and Finish map- HERE
For the Mountain Bike Course map - HERE

Trail Run Event Distances


Trail Run course
Short Course - 2.6km
Long Course - 4km

Mountain Bike and Trail Run Start and Finish map- HERE
For the Trail Run Course map


Road Cycle Duathlon


Short Course Road Cycle Duathlon

2.6km Trail Run
5km Road Cycle
2.6km Trail Run

Long Course Road Cycle Duathlon

4km Trail Run
10km Road Cycle
4km Trail Run

For the Trail Run Course map - HERE
Duathlon Transition map - HERE
Road Cycle Course Map- HERE