About Mountain to Surf

Mountain to Surf was first thought of in 1979, with the first event held in 1980.

The 2018 event will be the 39th annual running of the ‘Mountain to Surf’.

2017 winners

  • Men: Gene Rand 02:42:55
  • Women: Louise KOWALESKI 03:06:51

The current record holders from 2017 (a change in course layout) are:

  • Men: Gene KAND – 02:42:55 (set in 2017)
  • Women: Louise KOWALEWSKI – 03:06:51 (set in 2017)

The record holders (1980 to 2016) are:

  • Men: Matt DRAVITZKI – 02:13:02 (set in 2006)
  • Women: Bernie PORTENSKI – 02:34:39 (set in 1992)

Bayleys 2018 Mountain to Surf Marathon

ONLINE ENTRIES OPEN NOW

Click here to register online.

If you want to do a postal entry, download entry form

Information Evening

The next information evening will be held on Thursday 14 December from 5.30pm to 6.30pm.  Michelle Yandle will be speaking on ‘Nutrition’. Spot prizes to be won. Venue still to be confirmed.

Thanks to Nathan Coombes for the informative talk he gave on “Injury Prevention”. Click here to view his presentation.

Training Group

To help you with your training, runs/walks are being held from the Shoe Clinic each Tuesday night at 5.30pm.

Our Chosen Charity - The Taranaki Retreat

Bayleys Mountain to Surf Marathon have chosen the Taranaki Retreat, as our event charity for 2018.  All funds raised will go directly to supporting this local suicide prevention initiative.

The Taranaki Super Challenge

Complete Taranaki’s premier endurance events over the summer of 2018. Take up the challenge, diary dates, set your training programme in motion and visit respective event websites for entry details. Information on Super Challenge

Event Options

A huge thanks to BTW Company for developing an interactive map for our event.

Marathon: 42.2km point to point course from the gates of Egmont National Park to East End Reserve, Nobs Line, New Plymouth. Medals for all marathon finishers. Click here to view a map of the course.

Shoe Clinic Half Marathon: 21.1km point to point course from Lepperton Hall, Richmond Street, Lepperton to East End Reserve, Nobs Line, New Plymouth. Click here to view a map of the course.

Half Marathon Two-Person Team Relay: 21.1km point to point course from Lepperton School, Whitcombe Street, Lepperton to East End Reserve, Nobs Line, New Plymouth. Changeover on Corbett Road at approximately 11.10km. Click here to view a map of the course.