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Tararua Mountain Race

Run, Trail Run
Marchant Road, Kaitoke Wellington
$90. Entries close on Fri 28 Feb. 35km

The Tararua Mountain Race traverses the Southern Crossing tramping route from Kaitoke to Otaki Fork over the course of 1 day instead of the usual 3-day hard tramp. The route is point to point and with a total distance of 35.4km incorporating a total asccent of 2,250m and a total descent of 2,475m. The environment is notoriously changeable, with high winds and low cloud being common for a 10km section of the race when above the bushline.

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The Tararua Mountain Race traverses the Southern Crossing tramping route from Kaitoke to Otaki Fork over the course of 1 day instead of the usual 3-day hard tramp. The route is point to point and with a total distance of 35.4km incorporating a total asccent of 2,250m and a total descent of 2,475m. The environment is notoriously changeable, with high winds and low cloud being common for a 10km section of the race when above the bushline.