Alps 2 Ocean Ultra

Sunday, 24 February to Saturday, 2 March 2019

Mt Cook to Oamaru

Run/Walk Off Road/Trail Ultra Team Multi Day / Stage Race
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The Back Country Cuisine Alps 2 Ocean Ultra from Sunday, 24 February to Saturday, 2 March 2019 is New Zealand's first ultra staged run.

The event starts at the base of New Zealand's highest mountain and travels over 300 kms on foot to the small harbour of Oamaru, located on the shores of the Pacific Ocean.

There are three options for this run:

Option 1: Self-supported - You will have to carry all your own food, sleeping mat, sleeping bag and other compulsory items for the entire 7 days.

Option 2: Supported - Your food and bedding will be carried for you by the A2O ultra run team to the end of each stage. You will still have to carry all compulsory gear and food for that day. No outside help allowed.

Option 3: Teams - Each team will comprise of up to 4 runners. Each runner will carry the same as an individual and you must stay within 50 metres of each other for the entire stage. All team members have to run all stages.


316km over 7 days

Location map

This event starts at the base of Mt Cook, and finishes in Oamaru.

Note: map location may be approximate.

Other events

Other editons of this event were on / will be on:
- 24 February to 2 March 2019
- 23 February to 3 March 2018


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This listing was last manually checked on 13 December 2017.

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