55th Rotorua Marathon
This Event Is Now Closed.

Online entries for this event have now CLOSED!! You can still enter at event registration on Friday 3rd May from 2.00pm - 9.00pm and Saturday 4th May from 6.30am at the Rotorua Energy Events Centre. CASH or CHEQUE is preferred!!

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 10km and 5km fun run and walk. 

Rotorua is a tourism mecca with opportunities 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!

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Event Information

Age Restrictions                                                             
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 marathon@athletics.org.nz

Event Timetable

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    10km Start – Runners and Walkers
9.00am    5km Start - Runners and Walker

12:00pm  Expo closes

5.00pm    Prize Giving for 5km, 10km, Half Marathon and Marathon



Event Details


Rotorua, Bay Of Plenty

Event Date:

Saturday 4 May 2019
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Telephone: 07 348 3301
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