Tarawera Ultra Event
Tarawera Ultra 2019
Rotorua 6-10 February 2019
We have been sponsoring this event from the beginning and it has been great to see how Paul, Tim have made is into the event it is today. Running from Rotorua to Kawerau, the Tarawera Ultra is New Zealand’s largest and most esteemed ultramarathon with a 102km point-to-point course that combines the region’s stunning scenery with Maori heritage and culture. Starting amongst the ancient trees in Rotorua’s Redwood Forest and finishing river-side in Kawerau, the event takes runners on a journey through some of the country’s best kept secrets, with views of four lakes as well as breath-taking waterfalls and crystal-clear streams.
The largest ultramarathon run in New Zealand’s history.
600+ runners are competing in the 105k distance.
The highest quality ultramarathon field ever assembled in New Zealand.
One of the most competitive ultra running events in the world.
Over 1250 runners competing.
600 runners are from overseas – representing 42 countries.
Race #2 of of the Ultra Trail World Tour.