You can still enter at Athlete Check-In today on Friday 12 April from 3:30pm to 8pm and Saturday from 6am to 12-noon.

You are welcome to change your distance at athlete check-in.  You must indicate if you have decided to change your race distance (and pay the difference). If you downgrade in distance a $10 admin fee still applies.

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The 4th annual Discover Waitomo Trail Run will be held in Waitomo on the 13th of April 2019. It is a true New Zealand underground and overground adventure. Explorers will run or walk over and under 6, 11, 21 or 35km of landscape that has to be seen to be believed. Please make sure to follow us on Facebook where we will be announcing updates in the lead up to the big day.  

Walkers, runners, kids – indeed explorers of all ages are welcome to this amazing Kiwi discover the hidden Waitomo, New Zealand. With surreal karst-studded landscapes, caves, native bush, vibrant working farms, tunnels, canyons and glowworms, it’s as magical as you can possibly get. The courses have plenty of adventure and less-adventurous options, guaranteeing something for everyone.

Everyone participating in the 6, 21 and 35km events* will have the chance to explore underground as well as hidden gems tucked away on private properties. The scenery is simply breathtaking – you will run through the farms that Sir Peter Jackson has described as “… way too pretty for The Hobbit“.  Waitomo magic awaits the pitter-patter of your trail running shoes/hobbit feet.

* The 11km event will be an overground only experience, including amazing karst formations, farmland and Stubbs Canyon (optional: Hole in the Rock).

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