21km start times runners and walkers 8.15 am
Starting from the Copthorne Hotel Waitangi (drink station/toilets) head south along Marsden Road past Paihia township onto Seaview Road up and over the hill to Te Haumi beach (drink station.toilets) where you will turnaround. Please be mindful here we will have one side of the state highway closed to traffic but you will still need to listen to the traffic controllers and marshalls and keep left at all times. Head all the way back to and past the Copthorne and head into the Haruru Falls track turnoff on the left. You will be lead across the road by the Copthorne to get you onto the left hand side of the road. You will enjoy this stunning track all the way to the end where you will be lead down to have a nosey at the falls before turning right up Haruru Falls Road. (metal road and a big hill)Turn left down Bayly Road (drink station/toilet) to Wairoa Bay where you will turn around and head back up to the top then left into Haruru Falls Road which leads onto Tau Henare Drive. Stay on Tau Henare Drive past the Waitangi Golf course and back to the Copthorne where you will finish.You will pass four drink stations if you do not think this will be enough for you please think about taking fluids with you. Remember that this is a very hilly and in places off road course so you should know what your fluid requirements will be on the day. Please make sure that your supporters do not follow you in a vehicle this will hold up traffic on our entire course.
12km (Haruru Falls Loop) start time runners and walkers 8.00 am