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Mandatory Gear Requirements Confirmed

Mandatory Gear Requirements Confirmed

Posted on: Tuesday February 4, 2020

2020 Tarawera Ultramarathon mandatory gear requirement: The 2020 Tarawera Ultramarathon mandatory gear requirement for athletes in each race is listed below. Please remember that these are the MINIMUM gear requirements you must carry. If you would normally take something extra Read More »

WOMEN’S RACES MAY BE THE MOST COMPETITIVE YET AS WORLD-LEADING TRAIL RUNNERS TAKE ON TARAWERA ULTRA MARATHON

WOMEN’S RACES MAY BE THE MOST COMPETITIVE YET AS WORLD-LEADING TRAIL RUNNERS TAKE ON TARAWERA ULTRA MARATHON

Posted on: Tuesday February 4, 2020

Both the women’s 100-Miler and the 102km races will be stacked with elite international athletes complemented by a sprinkling of local stars hoping to mix it with the best in the world at this weekend’s Tarawera Ultra Marathon event in Read More »

MEN’S WORLD 100 MILE RECORD HOLDER HEADLINES STAR LINEUP AT TARAWERA ULTRA MARATHON

MEN’S WORLD 100 MILE RECORD HOLDER HEADLINES STAR LINEUP AT TARAWERA ULTRA MARATHON

Posted on: Tuesday February 4, 2020

Both the men’s 100-Miler and 102km races will be stacked with elite international athletes sprinkled with local stars hoping to mix it with the best in the world at this weekend’s Tarawera Ultra Marathon event in Rotorua. Race Director Tim Read More »

*IMPORTANT information regarding Tarawera Forest access for 102km and 100 Miler spectators and runners*

*IMPORTANT information regarding Tarawera Forest access for 102km and 100 Miler spectators and runners*

Posted on: Monday February 3, 2020

**IMPORTANT information regarding Tarawera Forest access for 102km and 100 Miler spectators and runners** Due to a long period of hot, dry weather, the Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ) General Fire Risk Index for the Tarawera Forest is now Read More »

Record Numbers Ready to Inspire With Their Stories of Courage & Determination at Tarawera Ultramarathon

Record Numbers Ready to Inspire With Their Stories of Courage & Determination at Tarawera Ultramarathon

Posted on: Thursday January 30, 2020

The 12th edition of the Tarawera Ultra Marathon on February 8 and 9 will be the biggest ever, with an incredible 3,000 plus (entries are still open) set to turn out across the four race distances on offer, bringing with Read More »

Download the App

Download the App

Posted on: Wednesday January 29, 2020

Race day is getting closer which also means your taper week is closer than ever! To help with your planning, make sure you have downloaded the latest version of the Tarawera Ultramarathon app. It has the full event schedule, course Read More »

Medal Perks

Medal Perks

Posted on: Wednesday January 29, 2020

You’ll want to keep your finisher medal on all weekend so you get all the Medal Perks around Rotorua! We’ve teamed up with a range of local businesses to offer all finishers some super sweet deals…and all you have to Read More »

Destination Rotorua – Things to do

Destination Rotorua – Things to do

Posted on: Wednesday January 22, 2020

With the little kids Duck Tours Rotorua Enjoy the thrill of riding an amphibious WW2 vehicle around the city & lakes with Rotorua Duck Tours! With tours ranging from 1-2hours and visiting up to 3 lakes – there is a Read More »

Posted on: Wednesday January 22, 2020

An ultramarathon is a huge load on the body. Problems with fluid balance, temperature control, blood sugars and gastrointestinal function will occur throughout the field. We want you to have a great experience at Tarawera Ultramarathon and to give you Read More »

The IRONMAN Foundation Launches Australian Bushfires Humanitarian Relief Campaign

The IRONMAN Foundation Launches Australian Bushfires Humanitarian Relief Campaign

Posted on: Wednesday January 15, 2020

To start off the Humanitarian Relief Campaign, the IRONMAN Foundation has made a $75,000 AUD donation to assist communities in need. Funds raised through the campaign will be directed towards a number of groups and programs in Australia, including the Read More »