Event Info

Apparel

Marmot Event Shirt for only $49.00!

Lightweight, Breathable, Quick-Drying Performance Knit Fabric.
Avoid missing out – order online with your entry.

Limited sizes will be for sale at registration.

Men’s shirt
sizes Small to 2XLarge
Ladies shirt
sizes XSmall to XLarge

Finish/Recovery

Finish

The finish line is on Tongariro North Domain adjacent to the Great Lake Centre and will close at 4.30pm.

Water and replacement drink are available in the finish area.

First Aid Station will be provided at the finish line by Peak Safety.

All finishers receive a chocolate fish (Taupo brown trout) on exiting the finish area.

Finishers in all distance events will receive a medal.

 

Recovery

There will be live music at the event base throughout the day so put your feet up and enjoy some great refreshments on us once you have finished! SPEIGHT’S and Nuun electrolyte nwill be your drink option as well as the traditional chocolate fish of course.Hot soup and buns are available free to all finishers in the Great Lake Centre. Other refreshments will also be available for purchase by the finish area.

Massages will be available in the Great Lake Centre for a small fee.

Showers are in the Super Loo adjacent to the Great Lake Centre.

Prizegiving Results & Certificates

Prizegiving will be on the Tongariro North Domain (rain or shine) at 3.00pm.

Major spot prizes will be drawn at random.

You must be present with ID to claim major spot prizes.

Once again, there is a fantastic range of major spot prizes;

Plus a youth prize and much much more!

 

The first male and first female runner and walker in each distance will receive a trophy. No age group placings will be acknowledged or awarded, however they will show in the results.

 

Provisional finish times will be live on the website throughout the day.  Results will be updated on Monday, Wednesday and Friday and finalised once all queries have been sorted.

Certificates will be available for downloading at the end of the day.

Taupo Marathon Scholarship Programme

The aim of the Taupo Marathon Scholarship Programme is to get people off the couch and completing a 10km walk/run in 10 weeks! This involves making a positive change to one’s overall health and wellness, so the dividends keep on paying.

If you or someone you know want to make a health and fitness lifestyle change but need a little helping hand, the Taupo Marathon Scholarship Programme is perfect.

Through a 10 week journey, from late May until the event in August, successful applicants will come to an intro evening where you’ll be provided with a training programme, nutritional and lifestyle advice, and goal setting sheets.

Applicants will also need to commit to group training for one hour, one night a week for 10 weeks leading up to the Taupo Marathon. Finally you’ll be registered for the 10km event which you can complete with other scholarship participants – and your goal will be achieved!

There are no costs involved in being part of the Taupo Marathon Scholarship Programme.

Sound like a bit of you? Or does it make you think of someone that a scholarship could benefit? Take the step and fill out the application form today.

Each of the 10 successful participants will receive;

  • An entry into the Taupo Marathon 10km run/walk event on Saturday 3rd August
  • A goals worksheet
  • Nutritional information and a food diary to complete
  • Ten one-hour group training sessions
  • Scholarship programme Marmot exercise shirt

If you are a keen bean to make a change, then let’s do this! Download and complete the application form below, then return it to [email protected] before Monday 13th May. We will be contacting all applicants shortly after.

Training

“Keen to train smart for the event?

We’ve teamed up with Foundation Run so you can kick start your training with a 50% discount on your first four weeks of run coaching and gym sessions.

They work closely with physiotherapists and strength & conditioning coaches to tailor a running program especially for you while keeping a watchful eye on your loading and stresses along the way to help you avoid injuries.  Foundation Run believe in training smart and training strong. They also believe training should be loads of fun.

For more information visit foundation.run

We’ve also got some super simple and easy to follow running programs just for you!

Marathon Training Programme

Half Marathon Training Programme

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