Event Information

PRE - REGISTRATION

Pre Registration is compulsory. This will be available in Mapua Village from Saturday June 5th 10 AM - 3 PM. Any participant(s) who are unable to register on Saturday must contact [email protected] to arrange alternative arrangements.


RUNNING / HYBRID / WALKING

TRAIL MARATHON 42 KM (SOLO)

Course Map

https://nz.mapometer.com/running/route_4965209.html

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 Kaiteriteri Beach

Time 9.30 AM TBC

The finish line will be adjacent to Kiwi 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.

Finish Mapua Wharf - Prize Giving 4.00 PM

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

Shuttles

Limited Shuttles to the START of the SOLO Marathon will be available. These are an additional cost. Details and Prices will be available in 2021.

Aid Stations and Toilets

*Water and Water Mixed with Electrolytes will be available

*Aid Stations

Toilets

Start

Start

6KM

6KM

11KM

15KM

21KM

21KM

25KM

26KM

32KM

32KM

38KM

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Finish

Finish

TRAIL MARATHON 42 KM (4 PERSON TEAM RELAY)

Course Map

Leg 1 https://nz.mapometer.com/running/route_4965215.html

Leg 2https://nz.mapometer.com/running/route_4965216.html

Leg 3https://nz.mapometer.com/running/route_4965217.html

Leg 4https://nz.mapometer.com/running/route_4965218.html

This 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

Relay

Start Point

Distance (approx)

Description

One

Start Time: 9.35am - Kaiteriteri Beach

12.6 KM

Short Climb in MTB park – flat to end

Two

End of Staples Street Motueka

8.5 KM

Flat easy running

Three

Lower Moutere School,
Lower Moutere

10.9 KM

Start flat - Moderate climb – downhill to end

Four

Tasman School, Tasman

10.5 KM

Minor climb – downhill then flat to finish

Each Leg is Individually timed by way of electronic timing mats

ALL 4 Team Members can join together prior to the finish line at Mapua Wharf and finish as a Team. *Note this in NOT compulsory.

The finish line will be adjacent to Kiwi 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. 

Aid Stations and Toilets

*Water and Water Mixed Electrolytes will be available

*Aid Stations

Toilets

Start

Start

6KM

6KM

11KM

15KM

21KM

21KM

25KM

26KM

32KM

32KM

38KM

-

Finish

Finish

Finish Mapua Wharf - Prize Giving 4.00 PM

TRAIL HALF MARATHON

Course Map

https://nz.mapometer.com/running/route_4965223.html

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%

Start Location Lower Moutere School

RUN START 11.00 AM

HYBRID / WALK START 11.10 AM

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

The finish line will be adjacent to Kiwi 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.

Finish Mapua Wharf - Prize Giving 4.00 PM

Shuttles

are NOT available for Marathon Relay Teams. Participants are encouraged to have a support vehicle to take the team members to the START points.

Aid Stations and Toilets

*Water and Water Mixed with Electrolytes will be available

*Aid Stations

Toilets

Start

Start

25KM

26KM

32KM

32KM

38KM

-

Finish

Finish

TRAIL 10KM

Course Map

https://nz.mapometer.com/running/route_4965224.html

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 Tasman School

RUN START 12.30 PM

HYBRID / WALK START 12.50 PM

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 - Prize Giving 4.00 PM

Shuttles

Limited Shuttles to the START of the Half Marathon will be available. These are an additional cost. Details and Prices will be available in 2020.

Aid Stations and Toilets

*Water and Water Mixed with Electrolytes will be available

*Aid Stations

Toilets

Start

Start

38KM

-

Finish

Finish


CYCLING

TRAIL 32 KM CYCLE 

Expected Time Range 

Average times approx 1.5 HOURS

Aero Bars are prohibited. Bunch Racing is prohibited. Anyone reported Bunch Racing by our Marshalls will be excluded from the event and will take no further part. 

E-Bikes

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

Course Map https://nz.mapometer.com/cycling/route_5018764.html

  • Compacted dirt trails 40%
  • Sealed cycle trails 10%
  • Gravel road 10%
  • Sealed roads 35%
  • Grass verges and footpaths 5%



Coach Ray Training Plans - Click Here

Full Course Videos - Click Here

Start Lower Moutere School

Time10.00 AM

Finish Mapua Wharf - Prize Giving 1.00PM

The finish line will be adjacent to Kiwi 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.

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

Hire a Bike / Shuttles

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

Shuttle pricing for 1 person and 1 bike; Mapua to Lower Moutere School $20 one way.

For all information and to book for Bike and or Bike Shuttle, Phone 0800 292 538 , Email [email protected] , Web www.kiwijourneys.co.nz

*Water and Water Mixed Electrolytes will be available

*Aid Stations

Toilets

Start

Start

25KM

26KM

32KM

32KM

38KM

-

Finish

Finish

TRAIL 52 KM CYCLE 

Expected Time Range 

Average times approx 2.5 HOURS

Aero Bars are prohibited. Bunch Racing is prohibited. Anyone reported Bunch Racing by our Marshalls will be excluded from the event and will take no further part. 

E-Bikes

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

Course Maphttps://nz.mapometer.com/mountain_biking/route_4965212.html

  • Compacted dirt trails 40%
  • Sealed cycle trails 10%
  • Gravel road 10%
  • Sealed roads 35%
  • Grass verges and footpaths 5%



Coach Ray Training Plans - Click Here

Full Course Videos - Click Here

Start Location Kaiteriteri Beach

Time 8.15 AM

Finish Mapua Wharf - Prize Giving 1.00PM

The finish line will be adjacent to Kiwi 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.

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

Hire a Bike / Shuttles

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

Shuttle pricing for 1 person and 1 bike; Mapua to Kaiteriteri $30 one way.

For all information and to book for Bike and or Bike Shuttle, Phone 0800 292 538 , Email [email protected] , Web www.kiwijourneys.co.nz

*Water and Water Mixed Electrolytes will be available

*Aid Stations

Toilets

Start

Start

6KM

6KM

11KM

15KM

21KM

21KM

25KM

26KM

32KM

32KM

38KM

-

Finish

Finish


MULTISPORT TEAMS CHALLENGE

KAYAK 6KM – CYCLE 32KM – RUN 10KM

Expected Time Range

Average Team times approx 4.5 HOURS

Team Manager

Each Team entered must nominate a Team Manager. This person will be crucial for you to enjoy the Multisport Teams Challenge, organising your equipment (Bikes, Helmets, Dry Footwear, Dry Clothing, Nutrition) and Transport. 1 Vehicle ONLY per TEAM.

Hire a Bike / Shuttles

Our partners Kiwi Journeys can provide you with Bike Hire that will be ready for the start at Kaiteriteri. For an additional $15 they will also pick it up from the finish of the Cycle leg at Tasman. 

For all information and to book for Bike and or Bike Shuttle, Phone 0800 292 538 , Email [email protected] , Web www.kiwijourneys.co.nz

Course Map Kayak https://nz.mapometer.com/canoeing/route_4965219.html

The Kayak Course is approx 6 KM from Kaiteriteri Beach to Split Apple Rock return. The average time expected for this leg is 1 hour. 

Experience in a 2 person Kayak is NOT required, although it would be beneficial. You will have a written, video and physical instructional briefing prior to the start. All Kayaking equipment is supplied by K2M and it’s providers.

The start will be by Gun/Horn from Kaiteriteri Beach. 

Course Map Cycle https://nz.mapometer.com/mountain_biking/route_4965220.html

2 Person Teams will exit their Kayak and go to the transition area. Team Managers will have Cycling Equipment ready and the Team will then start the 32 KM MTB course through the timing mat at Kaiteriteri Beach Car Park. 

6 Person Teams  will exit their Kayak and go to the transition area and tag their 2 Cycle Team Mates who will then start the 32 KM MTB course through the timing mat at Kaiteriteri Beach Car Park. 

Course Map Run https://nz.mapometer.com/running/route_4965222.html

2 Person Teams will Cycle to the transition area in Tasman. Team Managers will have Running Equipment ready and the Team will then start the 10 KM Run course through the timing mat outside Tasman School. From here it’s the Run to the Finish at Mapua Wharf.

6 Person Teams will Cycle to the transition area in Tasman and tag their 2 Running Team Mates who will then start the 10 KM Run course through the timing mat outside Tasman School. From here it’s the Run to the Finish at Mapua Wharf. Teams are encouraged to join together and Run across the Finish as a Team of 6. This is NOT compulsory.

Sport

Start Point

Distance (approx)

Description

Kayak

Start Time: 7.45 am - Kaiteriteri Beach

6 KM

Easy Kayaking conditions – incredibly scenic

Cycle

Kaiteriteri

32 KM

Slight Climb Easy Rider MTB Park – Flat to Lower Moutere – Moderate Climb on Tasman View Road – Downhill to transition

Run

Tasman School 

10.5 KM

Minor climb – downhill then flat to finish

Aid Stations and Toilets
*Water and Water Mixed Electrolytes will be available

*Aid Stations

Toilets

Start

Start

6KM

6KM

11KM

15KM

21KM

21KM

25KM

26KM

32KM

32KM

38KM

-

Finish

Finish

The Winning Team will be the team that crosses the line first at Mapua Wharf.

Finish Mapua Wharf - Prize Giving 1.00 PM