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Backcountry Runner Kaweka Mountain Run

It’s all about altitude (TM).

The Backcountry Runner Kaweka Mountain Marathon is a relaunch of the Kaweka Challenge. Three event distances are available, a full mountain marathon of 42.2km; a medium distance of 28kms and a shorter distance of 15kms.

These are all very challenging events requiring a high level of fitness and preparedness.

They are all great fun and present some of Hawke’s Bay finest backcountry views.

The events will start from Kuripapango approximately 50kms from Napier on the Napier to Taihape Road.

  • Registration on 1st Feb – Havelock North
  • First race starts 06:00 am
  • Post race brunch and prizegiving 2nd Feb – Havelock North

Entry includes post-event brunch valued at $25

Great early bird entry draws every week until the end of November. Enter now and be in to win a prize every week.

For more information visit www.thekaweka.co.nz

When: Sat 2 Feb, 6:00 am
Where: Pin Kuripapango (Ox Bow) Campground, Kaweka Forest Park, Napier-Taihape Road, Hastings
Restrictions: All ages
Ticket Information:

Entry fee includes post-event prizegiving and brunch for each competitor. Supporters can purchase additional brunch tickets for $25 per person.

The Backcountry Runner Kaweka Mountain Marathon

Per person, pair or individuals, $155.00 each

After 1 January     $175.00

The Backcountry Runner Kaweka Mountain 28 kms

Per person, pair or individuals, $85.00 each

After 1 January      $100

The Backcountry Runner Kaweka Mountain 15 kms

Per person, pair or individuals, $40.00 each

After 1 January     $50.00

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