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Taupo Ultramarathon

Run, Walk, Ultra distance walk, Trail Run, Ultra Distance Run
Taupo Waikato
From $67 to $482 Run: 100km solo or team relay, 74km. Run / Walk: 50km & 24km

Taking place on the 10th of October 2020, the Taupo Ultramarathon is a 100km run across a network of interconnected trails alongside beautiful Lake Taupo. The 100km challenge is also open to teams. In addition, there are a number of additional entry options; 74km run as well as 50km and 24km run or walk.  

The 100km begins at Waihaha carpark on the Western shores of the lake and finishes at Whakaipo. The course is 75% single trail with the remainder off-road / road and includes an impressive elevation gain of 3,546m and loss of 3,677m. 

The 74km ultra begins at Kotukutuku Bay accessed by boat. The course is 65% single trail and has an elevation gain of 2,551m and elevation loss of 2,548m.

The 50km run / walk event starts on Whangamata road at an airstrip which is on private land. Runners race along the airstrip, down some steep farmland before joining the Great Lakes K2K and W2K trails to the finish line at Whakaipo. 

The 24km run/ walk event starts outside the Kinloch Hall on the Kinloch Domain and takes runners through the streets of Kinloch before joining the Great Lakes W2K trails to the finish line at Whakaipo.

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Taking place on the 10th of October 2020, the Taupo Ultramarathon is a 100km run across a network of interconnected trails alongside beautiful Lake Taupo. The 100km challenge is also open to teams. In addition, there are a number of additional entry options; 74km run as well as 50km and 24km run or walk.  

The 100km begins at Waihaha carpark on the Western shores of the lake and finishes at Whakaipo. The course is 75% single trail with the remainder off-road / road and includes an impressive elevation gain of 3,546m and loss of 3,677m. 

The 74km ultra begins at Kotukutuku Bay accessed by boat. The course is 65% single trail and has an elevation gain of 2,551m and elevation loss of 2,548m.

The 50km run / walk event starts on Whangamata road at an airstrip which is on private land. Runners race along the airstrip, down some steep farmland before joining the Great Lakes K2K and W2K trails to the finish line at Whakaipo. 

The 24km run/ walk event starts outside the Kinloch Hall on the Kinloch Domain and takes runners through the streets of Kinloch before joining the Great Lakes W2K trails to the finish line at Whakaipo.