Hawke’s Bay: Closer than you think
Just 90 minutes from Taupo gets you to some of the best weather in the country; all year round. We have some of the best off road running locations in the country. We definitely have some of the best food and wine in the country. We have everything here for you to make a family weekend out. Don’t just come for the day. Make a weekend of it. It’s all here. It’s all in one place. It’s closer than you think.
Four runs in different locations and all off road, all courses are slightly different from the previous year. Something for everyone from the seasoned off road runner to the very beginner. Put these dates for 2021 in your diaries now.
Dates for 2021 are:
- April 18th – postponed to September 26
- May 9th – Ranui Farm
- June 13th – TBC
- August 8th – Sacred Hill
- September 26th – Tutira
Please not that the event originally planned for April has now been deferred until September 26 due to land access issues.
Venues will be confirmed as soon as possible.
Three different distances to choose from at each event:
- Short distance of 5 – 8 km for walkers and runners
- Medium distance of 10 – 14 km for walkers and runners
- Half marathon distance of 21.1 km for runners only
Entries for the 2021 series are now open! Please read the event information page before entering.
You will need to read through the event information page for your own safety to make sure you are ready to have some great off road fun.
Please make every effort to carpool whenever you can.