Fiordland Trails 5km/ 10kmĀ 

December 5th 2020, Te Anau, Southland
Registration Closed

Due to an adverse weather warning for the time the run scheduled for tomorrow morning we have made the difficult decision to cancel the event.

We apologize to all the runners and walkers, but feel the conditions will be miserable for both competitors and volunteers.

 

Our apologies for the inconvenience caused.

The Kepler Challenge has also re-routed the course due to the weather. We wish all the runners well tomorrow and hope everyone get home safe and sound.

About

 

The Fiordland Trails Trust 5km & 10km challenge

Fiordland known for its wilderness and breathtaking scenery is the stunning and spectacular backdrop for the 5km and 10km challenge and join in the excitement of the Kepler Challenge race day

The Fiordland Trails Trust 5km and 10km Challenge is an out-and-back run/walk on the section of the Fiordland Trails Trust Lake2Lake Trail between the Lake Te Anau Control Structure and Queens Reach.

This simple event is open to all abilities (run or walk) but please choose the distance that will allow you to finish within the 2hr cut-off so that everyone is back for the PodiumĀ 

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

***We kindly ask, if you any flu or covid-19 symptoms on the day, please stay at home.

Price

5km $10

10km $20

On the day registration is available at $15 for the 5km and $30 10km

Race Route

The route follows the Upper Waiau River before finally reaching the Lake Te Anau Control gates. Upon crossing the finish line, you can support the runners of the Kepler Challenge

Registration details:

Registration closes 4th Dec 7pm

Race Start time 8:30am

Registrations at the Lake Te Anau control gates from 7:45am

*Limited to 200 spaces

Fiordland known for its wilderness and breathtaking scenery is the stunning and spectacular backdrop for this event.

Running under the snow capped mountains, through sections of beech forests and along the crystal clear Waiau River .

(Video is the Half Marathon that runs in August each year)

Join

Register to Race!

Want a longer distance – save the date for the Half Marathon on Aug 7th 2021