The Tarawera UltraMarathon
6th February, 2016
Entries open 1 JUNE 2015 at 11am NZ Time. Limited to 1000 entrants.
Haere mai! Welcome to the Tarawera Ultramarathon, New Zealand’s most prestigious ultramarathon, part of the 11-race Ultra-Trail World Tour.
The 8th annual Tarawera Ultramarathon will be on 6 February, 2016. The official 2015 race programme is online. Runners entered in the 100, 85 or 60km race will complete a course that will take them around four lakes, through many forests, past waterfalls and some of the most stunning scenery in the world, from Rotorua to Kawerau in the Bay of Plenty, New Zealand. The spectacular course will also take runners through places of immense cultural significance to Maori people, the indigenous people of New Zealand.
A total of 1000 participants, including over 300 international athletes and many of the world’s best trail ultra runners, will run the race of their lives from Rotorua to Kawerau in February. The Tarawera Ultramarathon is a world-class event and a must-do for every runner looking to challenge themselves and experience their own adventure along some of the most beautiful trails in the world. Come and join us in Rotorua and experience this special land and its people.
Athletes Guide : 2015
The official race programme for 2015 is now online.View PDF
Tarawera Trail Marathon2nd annual Tarawera Trail Marathon and 50k. Nov. 2015
Race schedule2015 race week schedule
View the course
Maps, elevation profiles and GPS of the course.View the course