Take in the best highlights of the region, with flat easy running through local cycle trails, quiet country roads and pass vineyards and orchards - all finishing at the impressive Elephant Hill Estate & Winery where you can celebrate your efforts in style.

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Why Run Hawke’s Bay

food and wine

Celebrate in style

New Zealand’s best finish-line food & wine festival at Elephant Hill Estate & Winery. Learn more.

run with on course entertainment

Feel the vibe!

Live entertainment and spectator spots to keep you motivated & having fun.

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Pick your path

All your favourite distances to choose from.
42km  |  21km  |  10km  


Medal motivation

A medal for every finisher. Learn more.


Latest & greatest

Brand new stunning ASICS merchandise range. Learn more.

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Run appy

Live updates, athlete tracking and full event info on demand. Learn more.


A weekend away in the stunning Hawke's Bay. The perfect excuse to make a pact with a friend or two and head for the coast!

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Running alongside the natural wonderland of coast, wineries, orchards, and Hawke's Bay countryside. Crossing a finish line where a bounty of food, wine and hospitality awaits.

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More than just another marathon or fun run, it’s a festive experience you’ll always remember.

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