Mountain Run Only

A spectacular and challenging 18k run not to be missed

A chance for keen mtn runners who aren't keen on the multisport or duathlon option to get a taste of this awesome 17k run.

The Mountain Run Only option is a spectacular and demanding run through native bush, open farmland and the spectacular western coastline - this mountain run has true X factor!

Expected times 1hr 20min to 3.5hrs

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This 17km Mountain Run really is something special. Taking you to the highest point in the region, it offers a taste of almost every type of running from native bush tracks, private farm lands and hidden coastal beaches with views over Porirua, Mana Island and Cook Strait.

It starts from HQ and runs through Porirua Scenic Reserve and over Colonial Knob into private farmland on Pikarere Station. This is the only time you'll ever get to run on this hidden gem, with the route taking a trot along the wild west coast before climbing back over the historic Takapuwahia skyline to finish back at HQ.

With almost 900m of climbing this run is as challenging as it is spectacular. But if you have done a half marathon then you'll handle our Mountain Run.

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Categories - Mountain Run Only Option

Open Men
Open Women
Masters Men (40yrs+)
Masters Women (40yrs+)

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