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T42

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Based around the 42 Traverse, an old logging road that gets its name from the original ‘State Forest 42′. The T42 is a classic NZ event that has a variety of run/walk distances as well as the ‘whole hog’ 48km MTB.

48km Mountain Bike

Based around the 42 Traverse track, known to many mountain bikers as one of the (if not the) best one day mountain bike trails in the country. The mountain bike event will start on a private Landcorp farm to the south west of the start of the 42 Traverse track. Thanks to the very generous Landcorp farmers for providing us with a great start section to get you to the 42 Traverse track. No more state highway and no more gravel road sections, just excellent gravel tracks, a fast farm section, and a scenic private road!

The 42 Traverse is a historic logging road – undulating (but overall, more down than up) with a few (but not many) technical bits and a handful of short river crossings. In summary… it’s awesome! The event will finish (along with all of the other event options) in the Owhango township Domain where there will be all sorts of good stuff going on!

Vertical Meter gain: 854m

Cut Off / Maximum Event Time – 6.5 hours Please note that all mountain bikers entering the 48km Mountain Bike are required to carry compulsory gear items. View the compulsory gear list

42.2km Trail Marathon

Known to many as one of the most outstanding mountain bike tracks in the country, not many people realise that the 42 Traverse track is an equally outstanding track to experience on foot. You’re in for an amazing journey and about the most fun you can have with your running shoes on!

The 42 Traverse track is a historic logging road – undulating (but overall, more down than up) with a handful of short river crossings. The terrain under foot is a variety of dirt (which can get a little muddy in places) and gravel. There is plenty of room for passing if need be and plenty of views to boot.

At the end of the 42 Traverse track you will do a 2.5km loop of the world class Owhango Trails to get the marathon distance and will finish with a short piece of amazing single track through some stunning native bush and private farmland.

The event will finish in the Owhango township Domain where there will be all sorts of good stuff going on!

Vertical Meter gain: 798m

Cut Off / Maximum Event Time – 7 hours Please note that all marathoners are required to carry compulsory gear items. View the compulsory gear list

24km Trail Adventure Run & Walk

The 24km adventure run and walk will start and finish at the domain in the Owhango township. Those of you giving this one a nudge will experience some fantastic and scenic native single track, sections of gravel road and an unbelievable 7km loop through some established trails in the Tongariro Forest (off the main 42 Traverse route).

Vertical Meter gain: 656m

Cut Off / Maximum Event Time – 6 hours Please note that all entrants entering the 24km Trail Adventure Run or Walk are required to carry compulsory gear items. View the compulsory gear list

24km Trail Adventure Run & Walk

The 24km adventure run and walk will start and finish at the domain in the Owhango township. Those of you giving this one a nudge will experience some fantastic and scenic native single track, sections of gravel road and an unbelievable 7km loop through some established trails in the Tongariro Forest (off the main 42 Traverse route).

Vertical Meter gain: 656m

Cut Off / Maximum Event Time – 6 hours Please note that all entrants entering the 24km Trail Adventure Run or Walk are required to carry compulsory gear items. View the compulsory gear list

6.5km Trail Run / Walk

This 6.5km event, targeting kids, family groups and entry level trail runners and walkers is a wee gem! Starting and finishing in the Owhango Domain, you’ll be treated to a fantastic native bush, single track loop before finishing along with all of the other event goers.

Vertical Meter gain: 148m

Cut Off / Maximum Event Time – 2 hours

For more information and to enter please visit the website here

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