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Race Information:​

  • Date: Saturday 9 November 2024

  • Race Start Time: 8.00am

  • Max time on course: 7 hours

  • Race Start/Finish Location: Event HQ, Waipa MTB Carpark, Rotorua, Waipa State Mill Rd

  • Athlete Check In Time: Friday TBC 12pm-7pm, Saturday TBC 6am-7am

  • Athlete Check In Location: Event HQ, Waipa MTB Carpark, Rotorua, Waipa State Mill Rd

  • Prize giving: 3.00pm


Entry Fees:

  • FIFS Limited Offer while stocks last- $75

  • Ultra Early Bird - 4 Dec - 31 Jan - $110

  • Super Early Bird - 1 Feb - 30 Apr - $120

  • Early Bird - 1 May - 30 Aug - $140

  • Standard - 1 Sept - 23 Oct - $150

  • Late - 24 Oct - 9 Nov - $160

  • Group and Club rates available, please contact our team.

21kms through the Whakarewarewa Forest summiting the Peaks of Kohaturoa (Pohaturoa) and Titokorangi and includes a climb on to the slopes of Moerangi hill. This event provides a challenge for avid runners and an opportunity to gain experience in long distance off-road running for those new to the sport.


This challenge will test avid road runners with its mixed surfaces and undulating terrain and push seasoned off-road athletes to chase down the clock and each other with a max slope rating of approximately 50%. This is also an excellent build up for the Tarawera 50km Ultra event.

Approximate Range Totals:

Distance: 21.3kms

Elevation Profile: Min 294m, Avg 425m, Max 579m

Elevation Gain: 950m

Max Slope Gradient: +50.6%, -45.8%

Average Slope Gradient: +9.6%, -8.5%


Please note courses are subject to change.

Detailed Course Descriptions are available for download here:

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