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Ohakune 5K

Mangawhero Walkway, Ohakune | 01 Jan - 30 Dec 24

Ohakune 5K is a free, weekly community 5km walk, jog or run – all abilities welcome!

Join Ohakune locals every Saturday on a 5km run or walk along the Mangawhero River Walkway! 


Course run through and registration 7:45 am - 7:55 am

8:00 am start

The course: 

Starting at the beginning of the Mangawhero River Walkway, follow the winding banks of the Mangawhero River, over the iconic swing bridge continuing to the Ohakune Junction. Crossing Old Station Road with the help from friendly event volunteers turn right and ascend the pedestrian over the bridge of the Mountain Road, loop at the big ‘rock’ then cross the pedestrian over the bridge once more and follow the course back to the start of the Mangawhero Walkway.


Coffee at Kombi Coffee.


Public toilets are located on Clyde Street (near the being of the walkway) and at the Ohakune Train Station (halfway point of the 5k loop).


Parking: There is ample parking available at Ohakune Brewers on Ayr Street, participants are encouraged to park here and proceed to the start of the Mangawhero River Walkway on foot.

For more information head here!

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