With national titles up for grabs, tomorrow's 3D Rotorua Multisport Festival will be hotly contested.
The annual event, run by Active QT, at Lake Tikitapu (Blue Lake) doubles as the New Zealand Multisport Championships and New Zealand Secondary School Championships so racing at the elite level is sure to be fast and furious.
There are a range of races available for complete beginners to experienced multisport athletes and Active QT managing director Adrian Bailey said about 800 participants had singed up to enjoy Rotorua's "beautiful surroundings".
"What makes it unique is the location itself, it's absolutely spectacular.
"Lake Tikitapu and