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Organiser

Fiordland Trails Trust

Date:

Saturday, 7 August 2021

Location:

Manapouri/Te Anau, Southland


Registration closes on:

Friday, 6 August 2021 at 11:59 PM - (GMT+12:00) Auckland, Wellington

Fiordland Trails Trust

Meridian Hydro Half Marathon REGISTRATIONS OPEN

Mitre 10 Te Anau 10km SOLD OUT

This event is proudly organized by the Fiordland Trails Trust with main sponsorship from Meridian and Mitre 10 Te Anau

Fiordland known for its wilderness and breathtaking scenery is the stunning and spectacular backdrop for the Meridian Hydro Half Marathon and 10km run.

Running under the snow capped mountains, through sections of beech forests and along the crystal clear Waiau River to finish up at the Lakefront town of Te Anau is a firm favourite and regular fixture in the running calendar. 

Be one of the privileged few to boast that you completed this event in it’s infant years and became part of the Fiordland Trails Trust running history.

Funds raised from the event will go towards maintaining the Lake2lake trail and potentially growing this event in the future.

Price

  • Half Marathon $95 (Early Bird $75)*
  • 10km Run $50 (Early Bird $40)*SOLD OUT 

Waitlist for 10km available on this link 

Both entry fees include a race medal and personal time recorded

* Early Bird ends 18th June 2021

Participants from 2020 are also given a 20% returners discount at time of registration

Race Route

  • Meridian Hydro Half Marathon

Starting at the location of the original Hydro Construction Village,  the race crosses the Te Anau-Manapouri Highway and drops into Balloon Loop where it joins the Fiordland Trails Lake2lake track and heads on past Rainbow Reach, Horseshoe Bend and onto Queens Reach.

With Mt Titiroa behind you and the World Heritage Fiordland National Park to your left, the scenery will entertain even the seasoned runner. The route follows the Upper Waiau River before finally reaching the Lake Te Anau Control gates. From here along the lakefront trail, the finish line awaits at Lions Park in the Town Centre of Te Anau.

  • Mitre 10 Te Anau 10km 

Starting at Yerix Reach access trail just off Golf Course Road, following the scenic trail along the lake front to also complete along the Meridian Hydro half marathon at Lions Park in the Te Anau town centre.

Registration details

Registration opens 18th May at 10am and closes 6th August 11pm*

 * Limited spaces (500 spaces on Half and 200 spaces on 10km)