The marathon starts at the gates to Egmont National Park, 460m above sea level, running down Egmont Road through the green dairy pastures of Taranaki.

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After 6km there is a gradual climb along Bedford Road, for 5 km before resuming the descent all the way to the sea.

Course Schematics

The halfway point for the marathon, and changeover area for teams.


The finish area at Marine Park in Waitara