Tarawera Marathon and 50K & Tikitapu Trail Run

Saturday, 12 November 2016

Te Puia, Rotorua

Run/Walk Off Road/Trail Long Superlong Ultra Marathon 50K
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The most recent edition of this event was on 11 November 2017.

The annual Tarawera Trail Marathon and 50k run and walk on Saturday, 12 November 2016 incorporates the Tikitapu Trail Run this year.

This spectacular run and walk will start at Pohutu Geyser in the Whakarewarewa Thermal Field, Te Puia. From there, it's 'full steam ahead' through Hemo Gorge and following Puarenga Stream into the heart of Whakarewarewa Forest.

Following the hidden corners of Green Lake takes you to the views from the ridgetop on Woodstock Farm. Running past the sheep and back along the shores of Rotokakahi (Green Lake), it's 15km along the new Tarawera Trail.

With views of Lakes Tarawera and Rotomahana along the way, you'll finish right under Mt Tarawera - at Hot Water beach where you can soak in the natural hot water pool or jump in the lake. A scenic boatride and bus takes you back home.


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Location map

The Tarawera Marathon & 50K start from the Whakarewarewa Thermal Field and finish at Hot Water Beach. The Tikitapu Trail Runs also start at the thermal field and finish at Lake Tikitapu / Blue Lake.

Note: map location may be approximate.

Other events

Other editons of this event were on / will be on:
- 11 November 2017
- 12 November 2016
- 14 November 2015
- 15 November 2014


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