Run away to Hawke's Bay for a running festival incorporating 42km, 21km, 10km and 3km kids run options.

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.

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.

start line

Pick your path

All your favourite distances to choose from.
42km  |  21km  |  10km  |  3km


Medal motivation

A medal for every finisher. Learn more.


Latest & greatest

Brand new stunning ASICS merchandise range. Learn more.

event app

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 through alongside the natural wonderland of coast, wineries, orchards, and late autumn 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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