Massey University Secondary Schools Tough Guy and Gal Challenge 2022

The Massey University Secondary School Tough Guy and Gal Challenge will take place in Wellington, Hamilton, Auckland, and Rotorua. All four venues have been approved by NZQA for both level 2 and level 3 so students can gain Achievement Standard credits.

Take on other students from around the country on these awesome and challenging course to win the Toughest School Trophy!

Event Timetable:

For Wellington, Hamilton, Rotorua, & Auckland Thursday event
8.30am – 9.30am: Registration
10.00am: Start of the 6km event
12pm: Prize-giving

For Auckland Friday event
9.30am – 10.30am: Registration
11.00am: Start of the 6km event
1pm: Prize-giving

Entry Fee 
$45 per person. This is a special rate for schools that is only available for the Secondary School Challenges!! Must be a current student of the school or a teacher/parent helper. 

Withdrawal and Refund Policy
ALL withdrawals MUST be notified to georgia@eventpromotions.co.nz by 9:00am, 48 hours prior to the event date (e.g. For Friday events, this will be 9:00am on the Wednesday, whereas for our Thursday event in Auckland, this will be 9:00am on the Tuesday). These withdrawals will receive their entry fee refund, minus a $10.00 administrative/booking fee per competitor.

Any withdrawals notified to georgia@eventpromotions.co.nz after 9:00am, seven days prior to the event date will not be entitled to a refund, no exceptions.

In the case of a natural disaster, closure of the forest due to high winds or other uncontrollable factors, “Act of God” conditions causing the cancellation of the event, entry fees will not be refunded.

Covid-19 Event Policy
If an event is postponed due to Government Restrictions relating to the Covid-19 pandemic, your entry will be automatically transferred to the new event date provided by Event Promotions. If you are unable to attend the postponement date, you will receive a 50% refund on your entry fee.

If an event is cancelled due to Government Restrictions relating to the Covid-19 pandemic, you will receive a 50% refund of your entry fee. 

Grades and Events
6km (one lap) 
Senior Lads and Lasses: School years 12 and 13
Junior Dudes and Chics: School years 9, 10 and 11
Older Brutes and Beauties: Teachers/Parent Helpers

Event Details

Event Date:

Friday 27 May 2022 to Friday 26 August 2022
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Telephone: 07 348 3301
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