Saturday 26th January 2019. 1pm Start at the Snow Farm Lodge. Most people catch a bus from race finish area at Luggate or Wanaka and get taken to this point. All others in their own vehicle please meet at the Snow Farm Lodge (up at the Southern Hemisphere Proving Grounds) for pre-race registration between 11am-12.45pm. Pre race Briefing at 12.45pm. Your run follows the Mountain Bike route over Mt. Pisa and down to Luggate. (The new late start time will actually make the race slightly cooler for the majority of finishers).
Prize giving – 7pm at the finish area.
Course closes at 12pm – heaps of time! Recreational walkers welcome.
All Marathon Finishers entered before 18th January will receive a Medal, Click to View google map of course
Marathon entry fees Includes post race food and refreshments, a couple of well stocked aid stations and potentially a race photo.
$105 early-bird (until 1st November) $130 standard. – Late fee $160 extra from midnight Monday 21st Jan.
Registration and race briefing
Registration From 11am-12.45pm at the Snow Farm Lodge. Online entries close Thursday 24 January at 8pm. (you’ll need to bring Cash to the registration desk).
Race briefing 12.45pm at the Lodge –
Prize giving- 7pm at Finish Area
Compulsory gear will be checked at registration Two top thermal layers plus a seam sealed water proof jacket, thermal leggings, warm hat/thirband, gloves, survival blanket.
You will also need to carry up to 1L water for some sections of the race and you really should bring some of your own nutrition.
Bus to race start
Must be pre-booked with registration, $30 – LEAVING the finish area at Luggate 11am and Pembroke Park at 11.15am.
These first two video’s don’t do justice to the visual splendor of the country -they’re quite old but they do give you an idea of the type of country you’ll encounter.