The Loaded Taniwha on the Waikato River Trails

The Loaded Taniwha is a point to point trail run & mountain bike event on the Waikato River Trails, which celebrates the hard work of the Waikato River Trails Trust over the past 13 years in developing 100km of top quality trails - most of it on previously inaccessible land along the mighty Waikato River.

The trails wind their way through all the faces of New Zealand’s natural beauty - native bush, exotic forest, historic landmarks, geological formations, open reserves, boardwalks over wetlands, and stunning single track - taking in expansive lake and river views throughout.

There are 60km ultramarathon, 42km marathon, 21km half marathon, 14km and 7km trail run/walk events. The 60K can be run solo, or in a team relay of 2, 3 or 4 people.

The Taniwha

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Waikato
Saturday, November 4th 2017
Run/Walk60K Solo/Relay, 42K, 21K, 14K & 7K Trail
Bike85K Solo/Relay, 60K, 42K, 22K & 14K MTB
Entry opens 10 Apr
Saturday, November 5th 2016

The Taniwha

Waikato
Run/Walk60K Solo/Relay, 42K, 21K, 14K, 7K - Off Road
Saturday, November 7th 2015

The Taniwha

Waikato
Run/Walk60K, 60K Team Relay, 42K, 21K, 14K, 7K - Off Road
Saturday, November 8th 2014

The Taniwha

Waikato
Run/Walk60K, 60K Team Relay, 42K, 21K, 14K, 7K - Off Road
Saturday, November 9th 2013

The Taniwha

Waikato
Run/Walk60K, 60K Team Relay, 42K, 21K, 14K, 7K - Off Road
Saturday, November 10th 2012

The Taniwha

Waikato
Run/Walk58K, 58K Team Relay, 42K, 21K, 14K, 7K - Off Road

Page history

Listing created03 Jul 2012 Last updated 27 Feb 2017 Last checked 23 Mar 2017

Update history

27 Feb 2017Added next event date: 04 Nov 2017 04 May 2016Added link to online entry for event on 05 Nov 2016 12 Jan 2016Added next event date: 05 Nov 2016 25 May 2015Added link to online entry for event on 07 Nov 2015 24 Sep 2014Added 2015 date: 07 Nov 2015 19 May 2014Added link to online entry and PDF entry form for event on 08 Nov 2014 15 Oct 2013Added links to PDF entry form and online entry for event on 09 Nov 2013; updated longest event from 58km to 60km 02 Oct 2013Added 2014 event date: 08 Nov 2014 16 Sep 2012Added next event date: 09 Nov 2013

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Events start from various locations, and all finish at Whakamaru Christian Camp.

Note: map location(s) may be approximate.

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