The Taniwha is a point to point trail run on the Waikato River Trails. There are 58km ultramarathon, 42km marathon, 21km half marathon, 14km and 7km event options. The 58K can be run solo, or in a team of 2, 3 or 4 people. There are also mountain bike events but these are not covered on this running calendar website.
Whatever you choose to do, you will be exposed to single track, swing bridges, gravel paths, boardwalks, wide open reserves, and a number of dam crossings along the way. This event is brought to you by TotalSport in partnership with the Waikato River Trails Trust.
The map below shows the approximate start locations for each event and the finish location for all events. See below the map for more information about each map point.
|58K start at Waotu South Road|
|42K start at the Waipapa Dam|
|21K start at Mangakino|
|14K start at the south-western end of the Waikato River Trails|
|7K start at the eastern end of the Waikato River Trails|
|Finish location for all events|
The New Zealand Running Calendar lists this event based on information found on the official website and is in no way associated with this event. All information presented is as accurate as possible but because source information is subject to change without notice, it may sometimes be inaccurate. Always check with the official website for up to date information.
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