XTERRA Rotorua Trail Run

20221223
2022-04-09

Apr 09, 2022 at 8:00 AM

XTERRA Rotorua Trail Run

Main Beach, Blue Lake

Rotorua

New Zealand

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Entry Fee $40
(Lowest or Early Registration)

Entry Fee 2 $75
(Highest or Late Registration)

Prize Money: no

Distance(s):

  • 5K
  • 11K, 21K

Type: Trail

Starting Elevation: 919

Percent of the course on un-paved trails: 90%

First Year of the Event: 2020

Description:

The 5.5km event will start at the main beach of the Blue Lake and take competitors once around the Blue Lake. It starts by following Tarawera Road for 2.5 km to the far side of the Blue Lake where competitors will enter the forest at the lookout point parking lot. Competitors head into the forest for 1km then turn right to follow back along the backside of the Blue Lake for 2km and to the finish line. The first few kilometers are slightly up hill, but very gradually then down hill and flat to the finish line.

The 11km event will start at the main beach of the Blue Lake and take competitors twice around the Blue Lake. The first lap starts by following Tarawera Road for 2.5 km to the far side of the Blue Lake where competitors will enter the forest at the lookout point parking lot. Competitors head into the forest for 1km then turn right to follow back along the backside of the Blue Lake for 2km and to the starting point, completing one lap. The second lap takes competitors along Tarawera Road again, but this time only for 500m, before turning right down the Blue Lake single track foreshore trail. At the end of this trail walkers arrive at the south end beach of the Blue Lake where they will climb the stairs up to the lookout point parking lot. From this point they head back into the forest for 1km following back along the side of the Blue Lake to the finish.

The 21km trail event will start at the main beach of the Blue Lake and following Tarawera Road for 2.5 km to the far side of the Blue lake where walkers and runners will enter the forest at the lookout point parking lot and the 1st water station. Competitors head into the forest for 1km to the Blue Lake junction. Follow straight ahead here along Tikitapu Road till you come to the intersection of Tikitapu Road and Branch Road. Then head left down Branch Road to the old Green Lake Picnic area and your 2nd water station. From here competitors follow Green Lake Road turning left into Lake Front Road for 3km. This section has some spectacular views. At the end of Lake Front Road turn right into Mossy Loop Trail for 3.4km. This trail has some spectacular views. Then turn right into Mossy Track then right into Baja Track back before turning right back onto Green Lake Road and again the old Green Lake Picnic area for your 3rd water station. After the water station turn left up to Branch Road, Right onto Tikitapu Road till you reach the 4th water station at the Blue Lake junction. From here it’s left following along the back side of the Blue lake and to the finish.

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Held on Apr 09, 2022

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