Start Times



21KM, 10KM AND 5KM

Start area - Tongariro North Domain access lane (behind tennis courts).

Please enter the start arena in the appropriate area for your estimated finishing time.

9.00am - half marathon runners in waves

9.10am approx - half marathon walkers in waves

9.50am - 10k - runners first followed by walkers

9.55am - 5km - runners first followed by walkers

Please check start times on event information in the event pack.

The safety briefing will be given at the start line. All entrants must be present!


Start area - Huka Falls Car park

Start time 7.30am - a waved start with runners first followed by walkers.

The Huka Falls car park is closed to all vehicles. Supporters parking is on Huka Falls Road opposite Heli Adventure Flights - 10mins walk from the start.

Free buses will transport marathon entrants from the Tongariro Street bus stop outside the Great Lake Centre to the marathon start every 10 minutes from from 6.00 to 7.00am. There will be NO transport from the finish to collect vehicles left at Huka Falls.

Gear bags can be left at the start drop off point and collected from Bag Security at the Great Lake Centre at completion of the event.