New Zealand’s biggest stair climb returns to Eden Park

Published: Wed 26 Oct 2016 04:19 PM
26 October, 2016
New Zealand’s biggest stair climb returns to Eden Park on Sunday 26 February 2017
Registrations are now open for New Zealand’s biggest stair climb, Stadium Stomp Eden Park.
Following the outstanding success of last year’s inaugural event, Stadium Stomp returns to the iconic Eden Park in Auckland on Sunday 26 February 2017.
About Stadium Stomp
Stadium Stomp takes stair climbing and endurance events to a whole new level. With a course covering over 5,000 stairs within Eden Park’s grandstands, participants will be sent up, down and around the bays, making this the biggest stair-climbing challenge in the country.
Stadium Stomp is not a competition or a race, but a test of stamina and personal achievement. It’s for anyone who wants to challenge themselves, get fit and have fun.
“Last year our stompers, aged between 12 and 62 raised thousands of dollars for worthy NZ charities, including our charity partner St John. We are delighted that Stadium Stomp Eden Park will support St John again in 2017,” says Ben King, event organiser.
Stompers are encouraged make every step count and fundraise for event charity partner St John or nominate a cause close to their heart.
“Eden Park is delighted to again host New Zealand’s biggest stair climb on Sunday 26 February 2017,” says Eden Park General Manager Commercial, Nick Sautner.
“The Stadium Stomp event further demonstrates the multi-purpose capabilities of Eden Park, whilst encouraging health and wellness outcomes for all Aucklanders.”
The event is open to people of all fitness levels aged 12 years and over. The first wave of stompers set off at 9am with wave times taking off every 15 minutes until 12pm
Early bird individual and team registrations are now available ($50 per person).
For more information or to register online go to
Charity Partner, St John
Stadium Stomp Eden Park will again partner with St John in 2017.
St John is a charity who are at the frontline of medical response, providing emergency ambulance services throughout the majority of NZ.
They are also part of a much broader picture of health care, through our provision of first aid training, event medical services, AEDs (defibrillators), first aid kits and supplies, medical alarms, youth groups and a wide range of community programmes.
All around New Zealand, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, St John members care for people, helping in medical emergencies and enhancing their health and well-being.
For further information about St John, visit

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