The most recent edition of this event was on 1 October 2017.
The annual Taranaki Daily News Half Marathon in New Plymouth on Sunday, 5 October 2014 follows an "undulating but scenic" course.
The Half Marathon has been run by the New Plymouth Joggers and Walkers Club since 1980. The club was founded in 1976.
It starts and finishes at the Pukekura Raceway and is a picturesque event from the city environs to open countryside with Mt Taranaki as a backdrop.