You must be at least 16 years old on race day to participate in this event. You also need to be an experienced trail runner and you must be sufficiently skilled and have trained to undertake the event. The course is demanding with steep ascents and descents and remote sections that can result in slower first aid / rescue response times. You must be in good health to compete in this event.
JUNIORS (16-17 year olds) please note: You only qualify to complete in the Kauri Half Marathon race. A parent or guardian must complete the registration form on behalf of a competitor under the age of 18. Entry age for juniors are as per age on race day. Juniors can only participate if a parent/guardian is present at the event. Entry is at the discretion of the race director. Applications must be submitted at least TWO weeks prior to the event. No late entries will be considered.