In the Footsteps of the Marines near Paekakariki

"In the Footsteps of the Marines" is a scenic hilly 13.2km run or walk, following the challenging route march described by Leon Uris in "Battle Cry."

The event commemorates the arrival of US forces in New Zealand during World War Two. The race starts and finishes at Whareroa Farm, MacKays Crossing, Paekakariki and includes sealed and unsealed roads, and bush and clay tracks. The 13.2km distance has climbs of about 300m. A good standard of fitness is required.

In the Footsteps of the Marines

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Whareroa Farm, Near Paekakariki
Sunday, 28 May 2017
Run/Walk13.2K - Off Road
Sunday, 29 May 2016

In the Footsteps of the Marines

Whareroa Farm, Near Paekakariki
Run/Walk13.4K - Off Road
Sunday, 24 May 2015

In the Footsteps of the Marines

Whareroa Farm, Near Paekakariki
Run/Walk13.4K - Off Road
Sunday, 25 May 2014

In the Footsteps of the Marines

Whareroa Farm, Near Paekakariki
Run/Walk13K - Off Road
Sunday, 26 May 2013

In the Footsteps of the Marines

Whareroa Farm, Near Paekakariki
Run/Walk13K - Off Road
Sunday, 10 June 2012

In the Footsteps of the Marines

Whareroa Farm, Near Paekakariki
Run/Walk13K - Off Road

Page history

Listing created07 May 2012 Last updated 08 Mar 2017 Last checked 08 Mar 2017

Update history

08 Mar 2017Added next event date: 28 May 2017 17 Mar 2016Added next event date with link to online entry: 29 May 2016 20 Apr 2015Added next event date with link to online entry and PDF entry form: 24 May 2015 02 Apr 2013Added next event date: 26 May 2013

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This event takes place at Whareroa Farm, MacKays Crossing near Paekakariki.

Note: map location(s) may be approximate.

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