Te Houtaewa Challenge at 90 Mile Beach

The Te Houtaewa Challenge has a 63km Ultra Marathon, 42km Marathon, 21km Half Marathon, 63km 5 person team relay and 6km Walk for Life at New Zealand's 90 Mile Beach.

Please note: the event scheduled for April 8th 2017 has been cancelled.

All running events are north to south running on the sand on 90 Mile Beach and ending at Foreshore Rd, Ahipara. The 6km Walk for Life starts and ends of Foreshore Rd and proceeds north for 3km and then turns around and returns.

Local support is excellent with 4x4 club and bus transport to and from start/finish. Around 120+ runners for the marathons and 200+ on the run/walk 6km. 50% of marathon runners are international.

Te Houtaewa Challenge

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90 Mile Beach
Saturday, April 8th 2017
Run/Walk63K Solo/Relay, 42K, 21K, 6K Walk - Beach
CANCELLED
Saturday, March 12th 2016

Te Houtaewa Challenge - CANCELLED

90 Mile Beach
Run/Walk63K Solo/Relay, 42K, 21K, 6K Walk - Beach
Saturday, March 28th 2015

Te Houtaewa Challenge

90 Mile Beach
Run/Walk63K Solo/Relay, 42K, 21K, 6K Walk - Beach
Saturday, March 15th 2014

Te Houtaewa Challenge

90 Mile Beach
Run/Walk63K Relay, 42K, 21K (63K Solo & 6K walk cancelled due to Cyclone Lusi) - Beach
Saturday, March 23rd 2013

Te Houtaewa Challenge

90 Mile Beach
Run/Walk63K Solo/Relay, 42K, 21K, 6K Walk - Beach
Saturday, March 17th 2012

Te Houtaewa Challenge

90 Mile Beach
Run/Walk60K Solo/Relay, 42K, 21K, 6K Walk - Beach
Saturday, March 26th 2011

Te Houtaewa Challenge

90 Mile Beach
Run/Walk60K Solo/Relay, 42K, 21K, 6K Walk - Beach

Page history

Listing created15 Dec 2010 Last updated 09 Jan 2017 Last checked 10 Jan 2017

Update history

09 Jan 2017Event scheduled for 08 Apr 2017 has been cancelled 05 Sep 2016Event on 08 Apr 2017 is not cancelled; a mistake when the date was updated 25 Jul 2016Added next event date: 08 Apr 2017 12 Jan 2016Event scheduled for 12 Mar 2016 has been cancelled 21 Sep 2015Added link to online entry for event on 12 Mar 2016 31 Mar 2015Added next event date: 12 Mar 2016 15 Dec 2014Updated links to new website, and link to online entry for event on 28 Mar 2015 08 Sep 2014Added link to online entry for event on 28 Mar 2015 03 Apr 2014Corrected next event date from 07 Mar to 28 Mar 2015 25 Mar 2014Added next event date: 07 Mar 2015 17 Mar 2014For historical purposes, added note about 62K Solo and 6K Walk being cancelled on 15 Mar 2014 due to Cyclone Lusi 22 Apr 2013Added links to online entry for event on 15 Mar 2014 25 Mar 2013Added next event date: 15 Mar 2014 25 Feb 2013Added link to online entry for event on 23 Mar 2013

Location Map

All events finish at Foreshore Rd, Ahipara. The walk also starts from here, and the bus to the various event start locations collects people from here.

Note: map location(s) may be approximate.

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