The event consists of a marathon run and walk, a half marathon run and walk, a 10km fun run and walk, and a 5km fun run and walk. There is a race to suit every fitness and age level. So it’s a great way for the whole family to get active!
The event is growing in popularity each year with the total number of participants reaching 3250 in 2014. It is a great event to aim for if you have never done a marathon or half marathon before. As it is all off road it is safe and the course is well marshalled with volunteers and drinks along the way.
Kathy Mitchell Horowhenua District Council Recreation Planner says “sign up today for this iconic event! It is not only an event that attracts locals, in 2014 participants flew in from France, Germany, Australia and United States of America, so join the masses and sign up today!”
If you have always wanted to run a marathon or half marathon, now is the time to get out and start training. Just imagine yourself running through the forest and feeling a great sense of achievement as you cross the finish line.
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