Tough Guy & Gal Challenge

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Take on the Tough Guy & Gal Challenge for Cure Kids

Want to get muddy and have a whole lot of fun while helping improve the health of New Zealand children? Then these unique off-road running events are for you.

The Tough Guy & Gal Challenge is New Zealand’s biggest mud run series. The 1.5km, 3km (for kids), 6km or 12km courses are designed to get participants muddy while completing awesome obstacles including mud pits, net climbs, barb wire crawls, swamp crossings, climbing frames and tunnels. Click here for more information about the event.

It’s easy to participate in this epic event while raising funds for Cure Kids:

  1. Register for any Tough Guy or Gal event
  2. Set up an online fundraising page on Everyday Hero
  3. Choose your own fundraising target
  4. Spread the word to your friends and family and ask them to support you

With endless dates and locations throughout the year to choose from, there’s an event for everyone.

Event location and dates

Adult Tough Guy & Gal Challenges

Wellington – Saturday 25th May
Hamilton – Saturday 8th June
Auckland – Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th June
Hawke’s Bay – Sunday 28th July
Palmerston North – Saturday 3rd August
Rotorua – Saturday 24th August

Junior Tough Guy and Gal Challenge

Wellington – Wednesday 22nd and Thursday 23rd May
Hamilton – Wednesday 5th, Thursday 6th and Friday 7th June
Auckland – Monday 1st and Tuesday 2nd July
Hawke’s Bay – Monday 29th July
Palmerston North – Friday 2nd August
Tauranga (New Venue) – Tuesday 13th and Wednesday 14th August
Rotorua – Wednesday 21st and Thursday 22nd August

Secondary School Tough Guy and Gal Challenge

Wellington – Friday 24th May
Hamilton – Monday 10th June
Auckland – Thursday 27th and Friday 28th June
Hawke’s Bay – Sunday 28th July
Rotorua – Friday 23rd August


For more information

For more information on how to get involved in the Tough Guy and Gal Challenge events for Cure Kids, please use the registration form to the right, or contact if you have any questions.

For more information about the event, click here.