The marathon is an out and back course over the Kawakawa Bay Track and Great Lake Trail, finishing at the Kinloch Community Hall.

Follow the quarter marathon course to the Whangamata Stream then follow the stream a short way up to the first turnaround. Back at the start of the stream head right to Kawakawa Bay then follow the Great Lake Trail to the turnaround at Whangamata Road, return to Kawakawa Bay then Kinloch and follow the beach track to the finish line.

There will be water available on the course at approx 13km, 23km, 33km and finish area.

Toilets are at the Marina, Kawakawa Bay, the Whangamata Road turnaround and finish area.

You MUST be at the 23km mark turnaround (Whangamata Road) by 10.30am (3hrs 30mins) or for safety reasons you will be officially withdrawn from the event.

Start Information

The start area is on Kenrigg Road — sign posted 10 minute walk from Kinloch Domain.

Start time - 7.00am