Alpine Lodge Loop the Lake 25km Off Road Run

The annual Alpine Lodge Loop the Lake is an approximately 25km off-road anticlockwise circuit of Lake Rotoiti, in the Nelson Lakes National Park, near Nelson and Blenheim. Entry is strictly limited to 300 entrants.

The course is an off-road trail run and there is a required equipment checklist: a polypropylene or equivalent top, hat and gloves; windproof parka/jacket; whistle; and a survival blanket. If you do not have these items you will not be allowed to race. See the event website (linked to below) for more details.

Event dateSat 18 Apr 2015LocationLake RotoitiDistances25K Trail RunTypeOff Road
Event website Nelson EventsContact organisersContact details, Facebook

Location Map

The map below shows the approximate start/finish location.


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Listing created27 Jul 2010 Listing last updated 15 Apr 2014 Website last checked 15 Apr 2014

Update history

15 Apr 2014Added next event date: 18 Apr 2015 19 Nov 2013Added link to online entry and PDF entry form for event on 12 Apr 2014 22 Apr 2013Updated next event date to 12 Apr 2014 as per advice from event organisers (was 05 Apr 2014) 22 Apr 2013Added next event date: 05 Apr 2014 05 Dec 2012Entries now open for event on 20 Apr 2013; added links to online entry and PDF entry form