The course is a fast and flat scenic loop of Whitianga and the Mercury Bay on both pathways and sealed roads.
All races start and finish at the Buffalo Beach Reserve.
For a course map please scroll further down. For race details click here
The 21km half marathon course consists of running or walking up and back along the coastal path next to Buffalo Beach (2.5km each way) and the two laps of town (8km each) including down by the estuary and around Lovers Rock.
The 10km run/walk consists of 1km up and back along the Buffalo beach coastal path and an 8km loop of town.
The 5km run/walk is along the coastal beach path and is 2.5km up and back.
2KM KIDS BEACH DASH
There is a 2km beach dash for the kids also. Registration is on the day with a gold coin donation.