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Lion Foundation Rotorua Marathon

Quick facts

Location Rotorua, New Zealand

Distance Marathon

Rescheduled to 26 Sep 2020

Previous date: 02 May 2020

About Lion Foundation Rotorua Marathon

Take on the Lake and make it your greatest challenge this year. Known affectionately as the “People’s Marathon” the iconic Rotorua Marathon is Australasia’s oldest marathon event.

The Lion Foundation Rotorua Marathon is an annual event with full 42.2km marathon, 21.1km half marathon, 10.55km quarter marathon and 5.5km running/walking events.

One of the unique charms of the full marathon is one lap of Lake Rotorua is almost exactly the full marathon distance (give or take a few hundred metres). No more. No less. Perfect

The Lion Foundation Rotorua Marathon celebrates this years event with all marathon finishers receiving a souvenir event T-shirt and Finishers medal. The souvenir medal is part of the entry price and for those that complete the Marathon only.

Distances

5.5 km Fun Run

  • 5km

Half Marathon

  • 21.097km

Marathon

  • 42.195km

Quarter Marathon

  • 10km
Start:

Government Gardens

Rotorua,nz

Highlights

One of the unique charms of the full marathon is one lap of Lake Rotorua is almost exactly the full marathon distance (give or take a few hundred metres). No more. No less. Perfect

Overview

The Start to the Rotorua Marathon is in the Government Gardens outside the Energy Events Centre. The course heads out through Rotorua’s CBD, along Arawa St, down Lake Rd, Fairy Springs Rd and around the traditional lake course, back into town, through Prince's Arch to run (or walk) up the finish straight.

The race information has been found on the official website of the event or through publicly available sources. Always refer to the official website the latest race information. Please let us know if any data is wrong or missing, by emailing us.