Ultra Marathons in New Zealand

An ultramarathon is any running event longer than the traditional marathon length of 42.195 kilometres, and becoming increasingly popular, especially the off road / trail variants. The following is a list of ultra marathons around New Zealand.

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Sunday, 07 May 2017

Sri Chinmoy Hagley Park Ultra

Hagley Park North, Christchurch
Run/Walk100K Solo/Relay, 50K - On Road
Friday, 19 May 2017

Old Forest Hanmer Hundred

Jollies Pass Rd / Herdmans, Hanmer
Run/Walk100 miles - Off Road
Saturday, 20 May 2017

Old Forest Hanmer Hundred

Jollies Pass Rd / Herdmans, Hanmer
Run/Walk100K, 50 miles, 50K - Off Road
Saturday, 15 July 2017


Woodmancote Rd, Khandallah, Wellington
Run/Walk60K Solo/Relay & 42K Trail Runs
Friday, 25 August 2017

The Great Naseby Water Race

Run/Walk200K, 100 mile - Off Road
Saturday, 26 August 2017

The Great Naseby Water Race

Run/Walk100K, 80K, 60K Relay, 50K - Off Road
Sunday, 17 September 2017

Trail Trilogy

Kaiaua / Thames / Te Aroha / Paeroa / Waikino to Waihi
Run/WalkSolo/Relay: 100K, 55K, 42K; Solo: 21K & 10K - Rail Trail
Saturday, 07 October 2017

Sri Chinmoy 6-12-24 Hour Track Races

AUT Millennium Stadium, Mairangi Bay, Auckland
Run/Walk6-12-24 Hour - Track
Saturday, 14 October 2017

Taupo Ultramarathon

Run/Walk100K Solo/Relay, 74K, 50K & 24K Trail Run/Walk
Friday, 03 November 2017

Aorangi 100

Eastbourne to Aorangi Range, Wairarapa
Run/WalkDay 1: 50K - Day 2: 33K - Day 3: 25K - Off Road
Friday, 03 November 2017

Taranaki Around the Mountain

TSB Stadium, New Plymouth
Run/Walk100 mile solo, 50 mile solo, 2x50 mile relay, 150K relay - On Road
Saturday, 04 November 2017

The Taniwha

Run/Walk60K Solo/Relay, 42K, 21K, 14K & 7K Trail
Bike83K Solo/Relay, 60K, 42K, 22K & 14K MTB
Saturday, 11 November 2017

Tarawera Marathon and 50K & Tikitapu Trail Run

Te Puia, Rotorua
Run/Walk50K, 42K, 23K, 16K Trail Runs
Saturday, 18 November 2017

The Molesworth Run

Run/Walk84K - Solo or 2/4 Person Relay Team - Off Road
Saturday, 02 December 2017

The Kepler Challenge and Luxmore Grunt

Te Anau
Run/Walk60K, 27K Trail/Mountain Run
Saturday, 20 January 2018

The James Mountain Sport Series

Near Hanmer Springs
Run/Walk100K, 50K & 20K Trail Run
Bike103K & 65K MTB
Triathlon1.5K+64K+17K, 2K+100K+50K (Swim+MTB+Trail Run)
MultisportKayak+MTB+Trail Run and Swim+Kayak+MTB+Trail Run options
Duathlon64K+16K (MTB+Trail Run)
Saturday, 17 February 2018

The Great Lake Relay

Run/Walk155K Solo/Relay, 67K Solo/Relay - On Road
Saturday, 24 February 2018

Old Ghost Ultra

Burke Creek to Lyell Historic Reserve, West Coast
Run/Walk85K - Off Road
Saturday, 24 February 2018

The Hillary

Arataki to Muriwai, Auckland
Run/Walk100K (maybe), 80K Solo/Relay, 34K, 16K - Trail
Saturday, 10 March 2018

Motatapu Triathlon, Trail Run & MTB

Wanaka to Arrowtown
Run/Walk51K Solo/Team, 42K Run, 15K Run/Walk - Off Road
Bike47K MTB
Triathlon2K Lake / 47K MTB / 15K Trail
Saturday, 10 March 2018

Te Houtaewa Challenge

90 Mile Beach
Run/Walk62K Solo/Relay, 42K, 21K, 6K Walk - Beach

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