The Great Naseby Water Race Ultramarathon
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The Great Naseby Water Race Ultramarathon

Friday, 23 August 2019 to Saturday, 24 August 2019

Naseby, Otago

Run/Walk Off Road/Trail Relay

The Great Naseby Water Race is an annual ultramarathon event from Friday, 23 August to Saturday, 24 August 2019 with multiple laps around a 10km course.

The course is set around a 10km loop - the first half along a gravel road and the second half on a forest track beside the water race that gives the event its name. There is no actual water running.

This unique ultramarathon event takes place near Naseby - the highest town in New Zealand at 2000ft. Naseby is 15km north-west by road from Ranfurly and 145km north-west (via Middlemarch) from Dunedin. It is held on the last Weekend of August each year.


Southern Seasons Challenge
- Next in series (15 to 16 November 2019)


Starting Friday:
100 mile

Starting Saturday:
60km Relay

Location map

Race registration is at the Naseby Town Hall, and the start/finish is at the figure 8 intersection on Wet Gully Rd.

Note: map location may be approximate.


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This listing was last manually checked on 8 March 2019.

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