Rotorua Marathon is New Zealand's most scenic and iconic marathon event. For 54 years runners and walkers of all ages have accepted the challenge, taking a lap around the beautiful Lake Rotorua. Today there is a distance for everyone, with a half marathon course through the stunning Redwoods (21.1km), the quarter marathon (10.5km) and 5.5km fun run and walk.
Rotorua is a toursim mecca with opportunties abound to experience this stunning region. Adventure, luxury, sightseeing, as well as great food and entertainment - it's all right here in Rotorua! Mark the 4th of May 2019 in your diary now and come "Take on The Lake" with thousands of others from around New Zealand and across the world!
Minimum age for the Half Marathon is 18 years of age
Minimum age for the Marathon is 20 years of age.
*All ages are taken on the day. If you would like to discuss a dispensation from these restrictions please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday 3rd May
2pm - 9pm Registration and Sports & Lifestyle Expo (Held at the Rotorua Energy Events Centre)
Saturday 4th May
6.30am Registration and Sports & Lifestyle Expo (Held at the Rotorua Energy Events Centre)
8.00am Marathon Start - Runners
8.05am Marathon Start - Walkers
8.15am Half Marathon Start - Runners
8.20am Half Marathon Start - Walkers
8.35am Quarter Marathon Start – Runners and Walkers
9.00am 5.5km Start - Runners and Walker
12:00pm Expo closes
5.00pm Prize Giving for 5.5km, Quarter, Half Marathon and Marathon