Colliers Coastal Challenge

UNLEASH YOUR INNER CHAMPION by taking on the 2017 Colliers Coastal Challenge along the stunning coastlines of Auckland’s North Shore and North Auckland’s Tawharanui Peninsula!

What’s great about this event?

The events of the Colliers Coastal Challenge have, for over a decade, offered participants a unique coastal adventure featuring stretches of running or walking along white sand beaches interspersed with patches of wading through clear, shallow waters and scrambling or hopping over rocks throughout a coastline traverse offering an offroad adventure second to none!

Developed by Total Sport, the Coastal Challenge concept is a unique race designed for participants of all ages and abilities. The event features five distance options and two team categories. Ideal for either individuals or teams, past participants have repeatedly noted the amazing sense of camaraderie, friendship, and good company that this event evokes.

Our courses take you through a series of obstacles, with each varying in difficulty:

  • Treks along the southern coastline to the sand pit entrance
  • Runs through Campbell’s Beach and past beautiful Jones Bay
  • Over the peninsula, and into bush trails overlooking views of Kawau, Little Barrier, and the Omaha Bay
  • And much more…

Whether you’re an international entrant or a local – you’ll see the Auckland coastline from a whole new perspective. The courses at the Tawharanui Peninsula event offer breathtaking views across the Hauraki Gulf to Kawau Island, Little Barrier Island and Anchor Bay… simply stunning.

Afterwards, celebrate with fellow runners and walkers over an ice cold beverage and a swim!

Colliers International and Total Sport are proud to support Hospice North Shore and Warkworth Wellsford Hospice with proceeds from the Coastal Challenge events. With your help, victims of life-limiting conditions such as heart failure and multiple sclerosis will find the compassionate, specialist care they deserve.

Challenge yourself on the coastline this summer and prepare yourself for a day of forever memories!

Click through to the full Colliers Coastal Challenge website for course options, event video and to enter the events.

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What people say about the Total Sport events

Our first Coastal Challenge and our group loved it! Such a great day out and something for the whole team!

What an awesome event – thank you so much for putting on such a totally mad event with such an incredibly supportive atmosphere. I cannot remember how many times someone offered me a hand over a rock – and so of course in turn I did the same for those behind me.

“What a happy event! The atmosphere was exciting and so welcoming.”

Taupo Marathon 2014

This event looks awesome! How do I find out more or sign up?

Click the button below to go the Colliers Coastal Challenge website where you can find out more about the event, check out the prices and sign-up for one of the run/walks.

Here are some other events that might interest you…

Dates and locations

Tawharanui – Sat 11 Feb 2017
North Shore – Sat 11 Mar 2017


Although these events takes place on different dates in different locations the distances are similar:

Beach Hopper – 6-7km Run/Walk
Bay Scrambler – 10-12km Run/Walk
Mini Monty – 14-17km Run/Walk
Mid Monty – 22-26km Run
Full Monty – 30-35km Run & Team Relay

Check out this event video

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