Saturday 11th May 2019
The South Island Ultra Marathon will be held on Saturday 11th May 2019 on the West Coast Wilderness Trail on the West Coast of the South Island.
There are 3 events are all being held on the amazing West Coast Wilderness Trail where runners will experience Lakes, Reservoirs, Rivers, Streams, Water Races, Swing bridges, Bridges from Historic Tram Lines, A Western Town, Forestry, Wetlands, Board Walks Mountains and the Sea just to name a few things. This trail has been described by so many as the Most Scenic Mountain Bike Ride in New Zealand. Now you have the chance to run it.
This run is limited to 1,000 participants on the day, and will cater for the beginner through to the Elite Ultra Athlete looking to do their fastest time. The Trail is a Grade 2 Mountain Bike Ride and does give some good uphill climbs, with the finish a good downhill to the seafront finish in Hokitika.
3 Fantastic Runs on the West Coast Wilderness Trail, the 100km and 54km can be done as a Team of 2 or Individual. The 24km is an individual solo event.
These Ultra Marathons give everyone the chance to experience some great racing in the beauty of the West Coast of New Zealand, whether you’re a first timer or an elite athlete, the challenge is here for you.
All 3 events finish on the Beach Front of Hokitika.