Erin Baker Award

The Erin Baker Award is for anyone who completes four of Taupo’s iconic events in the same season

  1. Steamy Huka Half Marathon 21.1km (July), Taupo Half Marathon 21.1km (August) or Kinloch Off-road Half Marathon 21.1km (September)
  2. Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge 160km solo ride or the 85km mountain bike (last Saturday November)
  3. Taupo Triathlon - Erin Baker standard distance 1.5km swim, 40km bike and 10km run (early February)
  4. Across Lake Taupo Swim 4.2km (last Saturday February)

A full completion of every event qualifies.

There is no entry procedure, results from all qualifying events will be collated using your email as a reference.

An invitation to the Taupo District Sports Awards will be sent once you completions have been verified. The Cameron Brown award will also be verified in the same manner.

The Erin Baker & Cameron Brown Awards are an initiative from Taupo Sports Advisory Council to recognize athletes who have completed the four or five iconic Taupo annual events:

The Sports Awards are held in early November in the same year as event completion.

Any queries should be directed to Taupo Sports Advisory Council: taupo@sportwaikato.org.nz