Small Wave Icon

Blazing Hills Trail Run or Walk

Mangaeturoa South Road, Raetihi | 09 Mar 24

Blazing Hills is a new trail run/walk event hosted on private property in the heart of the Waimarino. Take the opportunity to experience trails on the vast hill country, which is varied, scenic and has hills that just keep on coming!

WELCOME TO MANGAETUROA, RUAPEHU - OUR HOME

The event venue is 4km along the Mangaeturoa South Road, around 10kms from Raetihi, in a paddock on the left-hand side.  Access to the event is through the cattle yard gate a short distance up the road. It will be clearly sign posted.

Everyone will celebrate at the same start and finish line.


Key Start and Entry Details

Event Category

Start Time

Race Cut Off

3km Run / Walk

10.00 am

3 hours

6km Run

9.30 am

3 hours

6km Walk

9.35 am

3 hours

9km Run

8.45 am

4 hours

9km Walk

8.50 am

4 hours

20.5 km Walk

8.00 am

6 hours

20.5 km Run

8.30am

6.0 hours

Prize Giving


All start and finish times will be recorded as competitors cross the timing mats.

Participants in the 20.5km walk and run event will be either turned around or redirected at the following points for the safety of participants and event team:

  • 5.1km Aid Station – if not there before 9.30am (will be turned back)

  • 12km Aid Station – if not there before 12 noon (will be redirected along the Mangaeturoa South Road to the finish line.)