Tarawera 102km Course

102km Solo | No relay teams


Please note: The 102km course has been reversed, which means it starts in Kawerau and finishes in downtown Rotorua.


StartFirmin Field, Kawerau*
Start time7:00am
Finish Government Gardens, Rotorua
Aid stations 11
Vertical gain +3089m
Vertical loss -2843m
Hardest cutoff pace required (min./km)14.04/km
Expected time first finisher 2:45pm
Expected time last finisher 7:00am Sunday
Trail typeNative forest single trail 48%, minor forest track / road 33%, major forest road 10%, single track exotic forest 4%

* You can self drive to the start-line in Kawerau or take an event bus. The bus (free for runners) will depart from the Rotorua Museum from 5.00am to 5.30am on race morning.


Aid Station locationDistance from StartDistance from last Aid StationDistance to next Aid StationDistance to Finish
Start: Firmin Field, Kawerau0010.5102.4
Fisherman's Bridge10.510.515.591.9
Tarawera Falls35.59.55.366.9
Tarawera Outlet40.85.37.661.6
Humphries Bay48.47.69.654
Okataina Lodge589.616.444.4
Millar Road74.416.46.828
Tikitapu (Blue Lake)81.26.816.221.2
Finish: Government Gardens, Rotorua102.4500

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LocationLeader time of daySlowest time of dayCut off pace (mins/km)Cut off hrsCut off time*SpectatorsDrop bagsPacers
Start: Firmin Field, Kawerau7:00am7:00am0:14:04 (applies to all locations)0:00yes
Fisherman's Bridge7:47am9:27am2:27yes (bus)
Titoki8:58am1:05pm6:051:05pmyes (bus)
Tarawera Falls9:41am3:19pm8:19
Tarawera Outlet10:05am4:33pm9:334:30pmyes (bus)yes
Humphries Bay10:39am6:20pm11:20
Okataina Lodge11:23am8:35pm13:358:35pmyes (bus)yes
Millar Road12:37pm12:26am17:26
Tikitapu (Blue Lake)1:08pm2:01am19:012:00amyesyesyes
Finish: Government Gardens, Rotorua2:45pm7:00am24:007:00amyesyes

* All runners must leave the Aid Station BEFORE the cut-off times.