nz fernThe Tarawera Ultramarathon

7 feb2015The 7th Vibram Tarawera Ultramarathon will be on 7 February 2015. The event 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 a large international field of athletes. Entries are now open for the 2015 race and are limited to 1000 runners. The Vibram Tarawera Ultramarathon is part of the Ultra-Trail World Tour.

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Race Information

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The Tarawera Ultra is a point to point footrace from Rotorua through to Kawerau onsingletrack trails through native bush or forestry roads.

Athletes Guide : 2014

The official race programme for 2014 is now online. Updated 19 February 2014.

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