Event Information

Running

Trail Marathon 42 KM (Solo)

The course utilises the Great Taste Trail for 90% of the distance. The Terrain is a mixture of

Course Map
https://nz.mapometer.com/running/route_4840088

  • Compacted dirt trails 75%

  • Sealed cycle trails 10%

  • Gravel road 5%

  • Sealed roads 5%

  • Grass verges and footpaths 5%

Coach Ray Training Plans - Click Here

Full Course Videos - Click Here

 

Start Location Kaiteriteri MTB Park

Time 9.00 AM TBC

Finish Mapua Wharf

There will be a gun start from the timing mat. First place will be awarded to the person crossing the finish mat first at Mapua Wharf.

Aid Stations and Toilets

*Water and Water Mixed with Electrolytes will be available

*Aid Stations

Toilets

Start

Start

11KM

11KM

21KM

21KM

32KM

32KM

Finish

Finish

 


Trail Marathon 42 KM (4 Person Team Relay)

This course utilises the Great Taste Trail for 90% of the distance. The Terrain is a mixture of

Course Map
Leg 1 https://nz.mapometer.com/running/route_4843065
Leg 2 https://nz.mapometer.com/running/route_4843067
Leg 3 https://nz.mapometer.com/running/route_4843068
Leg 4 https://nz.mapometer.com/running/route_4843069

  • Compacted dirt trails 75%

  • Sealed cycle trails 10%

  • Gravel road 5%

  • Sealed roads 5%

  • Grass verges and footpaths 5%

Coach Ray Training Plans - Click Here

Full Course Videos - Click Here

Relay

Start Point

Distance (approx)

Description

One

Start Time: 9.05am TBC - Kaiteriteri MTB Park, Kaiteriteri Beach Reserve

11 KM

Short Climb in MTB park – flat to end

Two

Raumanuka And Motueka Sandspit Scenic Reserve, Motueka

10 KM

Flat easy running

Three

Lower Moutere School,

Lower Moutere

11 KM

Start flat - Moderate climb – downhill to end

Four

Tasman School, Tasman

10 KM

Minor climb – downhill then flat to finish

Aid Stations and Toilets

*Water and Water Mixed with Electrolytes will be available

 

*Aid Stations

Toilets

Start

Start

11KM

11KM

21KM

21KM

32KM

32KM

Finish

Finish

Finish Mapua Wharf


Trail Half Marathon 21 KM

The course utilises the Great Taste Trail for 90% of the distance. The Terrain is a mixture of

Course Map
https://nz.mapometer.com/running/route_4843074

  • Compacted dirt trails 75%

  • Sealed cycle trails 10%

  • Gravel road 5%

  • Sealed roads 5%

  • Grass verges and footpaths 5%

 

Start Location Lower Moutere School

Time 11.00 PM TBC

There will be a gun start from the timing mat. First place will be awarded to the person crossing the finish mat first at Mapua Wharf.

Finish Mapua Wharf

Aid Stations and Toilets

*Water and Water Mixed with Electrolytes will be available

*Aid Stations

Toilets

Start

Start

11KM

11KM

Finish

Finish


Trail 10 KM

The course utilises the Great Taste Trail for 90% of the distance. The Terrain is a mixture of

Course Map
https://nz.mapometer.com/running/route_4843071

  • Compacted dirt trails 75%

  • Sealed Cycle trails 10%

  • Gravel road 5%

  • Sealed roads 5%

  • Grass verges and Footpaths 5%

Coach Ray Training Plans - Click Here

Full Course Videos - Click Here

 

Start Location Tasman School

Time 1.00 PM TBC

There will be a gun start from the timing mat. First place will be awarded to the person crossing the finish mat first at Mapua Wharf.

Finish Mapua Wharf

Aid Stations and Toilets

*Water and Water Mixed with Electrolytes will be available

 

*Aid Stations

Toilets

Start

Start

Finish

Finish


The finish line will be adjacent to Trail Journeys Mapua. The finish chute will take you into the Mapua Wharf precinct area and our event finish HQ.

This is your chance to celebrate with your family and friends. Spectator parking is plentiful in Mapua Village and at the Mapua Wharf.  You will be spoilt for choice.


Walking

Trail Half Marathon 21 KM

The course utilises the Great Taste Trail for 90% of the distance. The Terrain is a mixture of

Course Map
https://nz.mapometer.com/walking/route_4843075

  • Compacted dirt trails 75%

  • Sealed cycle trails 10%

  • Gravel road 5%

  • Sealed roads 5%

  • Grass verges and footpaths 5%

Coach Ray Training Plans - Click Here

Full Course Videos - Click Here

 

Start Location Lower Moutere School

Time 10.00 AM TBC

There will be a gun start from the timing mat. First place will be awarded to the person crossing the finish mat first at Mapua Wharf.

Finish Mapua Wharf

Aid Stations and Toilets

*Water and Water Mixed with Electrolytes will be available

*Aid Stations

Toilets

Start

Start

11KM

11KM

Finish

Finish


Trail 10 KM

This course utilises the Great Taste Trail for 90% of the distance. The Terrain is a mixture of

Course Map
https://nz.mapometer.com/walking/route_4843070

  • Compacted dirt trails 75%

  • Sealed cycle trails 10%

  • Gravel road 5%

  • Sealed roads 5%

  • Grass verges and footpaths 5%

Coach Ray Training Plans - Click Here

Full Course Videos - Click Here

 

Start Location Tasman School

Time 12.30 PM TBC

There will be a gun start from the timing mat. First place will be awarded to the person crossing the finish mat first at Mapua Wharf.

Finish Mapua Wharf

*Aid Stations

Toilets

Start

Start

Finish

Finish

The finish line will be adjacent to Trail Journeys Mapua. The finish chute will take you into the Mapua Wharf precinct area and our event finish HQ.

This is your chance to celebrate with your family and friends. Spectator parking is plentiful in Mapua Village and at the Mapua Wharf.  You will be spoilt for choice.


Cycling

Trail Marathon 42 KM

e-Bikes

Electrically assisted Bikes are eligible to enter the event. They will not be eligible for performance prizes in any category.

Hire a Bike

Our partners Trail Journeys can provide you with Bike Hire and can even drop it off at Kaiteriteri and then take it away from Mapua.

The course utilises the Great Taste Trail for 90% of the distance. The Terrain is a mixture of

Course Map
https://nz.mapometer.com/mountain_biking/route_4843073

  • Compacted dirt trails 75%

  • Sealed cycle trails 10%

  • Gravel road 5%

  • Sealed roads 5%

  • Grass verges and footpaths 5%

Coach Ray Training Plans - Click Here

Full Course Videos - Click Here

 

Start Location Kaiteriteri MTB Park

Time 11.00 AM TBC

Finish Mapua Wharf

 

There will be a gun start from the timing mat. First place will be awarded to the person crossing the finish mat first at Mapua Wharf.

Aid Stations and Toilets

*Water and Water Mixed with Electrolytes will be available

*Aid Stations

Toilets

Start

Start

11KM

11KM

21KM

21KM

32KM

32KM

Finish

Finish

Trail Half Marathon 21 KM

e-Bikes

Electrically assisted Bikes are eligible to enter the event. They will not be eligible for performance prizes in any category.

Hire a Bike

Our partners Trail Journeys can provide you with Bike Hire and can even drop it off at Lower Moutere School and then take it away from Mapua.

Course Map
https://nz.mapometer.com/mountain_biking/route_4843076

The course utilises the Great Taste Trail for 90% of the distance. The Terrain is a mixture of

  • Compacted dirt trails 75%

  • Sealed cycle trails 10%

  • Gravel road 5%

  • Sealed roads 5%

  • Grass verges and footpaths 5%

Coach Ray Training Plans - Click Here

Full Course Videos - Click Here

Start Location Lower Moutere School

Time 12.00 AM TBC

There will be a gun start from the timing mat. First place will be awarded to the person crossing the finish mat first at Mapua Wharf.

Finish Mapua Wharf

*Aid Stations

Toilets

Start

Start

11KM

11KM

Finish

Finish