The Rotorua Ekiden Relay is an annual team relay run on the roads encircling Lake Rotorua.
The Ekiden relay consists of 6 team members running a total of 42.2kms (the full marathon distance) but wearing a traditional Japanese tasuki sash instead of carrying a baton. The shortest leg of the race is 5km and the longest 9km.
The event starts and finishes on the Village Green opposite the Novotel Rotorua Lakeside which is shown in the map below.
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