Highland Events offers both endurance and family-oriented outdoor adventures in one incredible environment.

MT Outdoors Southern Lakes Half Marathon and 10K, our most popular event staged down the beautiful Cardrona Valley finishing on the shores of Lake Wanaka.  Said to be one of the fastest courses in the country.  The mighty and the strong will enjoy the Mt Difficulty Ascent. ‘Events within an event’ enable entry-level access for youth, families and team entries. Rogaine events are popular with families and competitive athletes who enjoy challenging the body and mind.

All events end with music, good food, and a celebration of the day’s heroic efforts – in all forms. Whether you’re up for a run, bike, trek or navigate, no matter your level, Highland Events is for you.


Check out our gallery of past events, you could be in there!


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