102km Course

Solo entry only | No relay team options


Please note: In 2018, all courses will be reversed so they start in Kawerau and finish in downtown Rotorua. The course map and aid station info will be updated soon. As a guide, the information below shows the 2017 course map and aid stations.


Finish Downtown Rotorua
Aid stations 11
Vertical gain +2720m
Vertical loss -3020m
Hardest cutoff pace required (min./km)11.32/km
Expected time first finisher 1:35pm
Expected time last finisher 1:45am Sunday
Trail typeNative forest single trail 48%, minor forest track / road 33%, major forest road 10%, single track exotic forest 4%


Aid StationKm coveredDistance to next (km)Distance from previous (km)Cut-OffCut-off pace (min/km)Est. time: Front runnerEst. time: Final runnerCrew / spectator accessDrop bagsPacer start point     
Start: Redwoods, Long Mile Rd016.706:00 AM6:00 AMYes
Tikitapu (Blue Lake)16.76.816.710:00am14.22/km07:0009:30YesYes
Millar Road23.516.46.807:3011:00
Okataina Lodge39.99.616.41:50pm11.46/km08:3013:50Yes, Shuttle busYes
Humphries Bay49.57.69.609:2015:00
Tarawera Outlet57.15.37.610:1017:20YesYes
Tarawera Falls62.49.45.36:00pm11.32/km10:4018:00YesYesYes
Titoki71.87.99.47:50pm11.33/km11:50 AM19:50YesYesYes
Awaroa79.7 & 84.54.8km loop, then 8.0km to Fishermans Bridge7.9 and 4.812:10 and 12:3522:00Yes
Fisherman's Bridge92.54.9812:5523:30YesYesYes
River Road97.454.913:1512:30AMYesYes
Finish-line102.405No final cut-off13:3501:35AMYes


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