The 6th Vibram Tarawera Ultramarathon
15 March, 2014. The return to Kawerau.
The 6th Vibram Tarawera Ultramarathon is an adventure, an endurance event, a 100km-long scenic buffet. The Vibram Tarawera Ultra is a 100, 85 or 60km trail ultra. distance run from Rotorua to Kawerau, New Zealand. Along way you'll pass through exotic forestry, native bush, lakes, waterfalls and follow a beautiful river. Most of the run is on single track trails or forestry roads. You can compete as a solo athlete or in a relay team. There will be buffet aid stations, drop bags, pacers, spot prizes and free hotpools. You'll get to share the trails with an international field of athletes. The 2014 race returns to Kawerau after a fire-danger affected course in 2013.
Entries open Saturday 1 June 2013 at 11am New Zealand time.
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2012 Vibram Tarawera Ultra video
The Tarawera Ultra is a point to point footrace from Rotorua through to Kawerau onsingletrack trails through native bush or forestry roads.
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