54th Rotorua Marathon
This Event Is Now Closed.

Online entries for the Rotorua Marathon are now CLOSED!!! You can enter at registration at the ASICS Sport & Lifestyle Expo - Rotorua Energy Events Centre, Queens Drive, Rotorua on Friday 4th May from 2pm - 9pm and Saturday 5th May from 6.30am - 8.45am. CASH or CHEQUE only please!!!!

 Enter the iconic Rotorua Marathon, 54 years...going strong!


Rotorua Marathon is New Zealand's most scenic and iconic marathon event. For 54 years runners and walkers of all ages have accepted the challenge, taking a lap around the beautiful Lake Rotorua. Today there is a distance for everyone, with a new half marathon course through the stunning Redwoods (21.1km), the quarter marathon (10.5km) and 5.5km fun run and walk. 

Rotorua is a toursim mecca with opportunties abound to experience this stunning region. Adventure, luxury, sightseeing, as well as great food and entertainment - it's all right here in Rotorua! Mark 5 May 2018 in your diary now and come "Take on The Lake" with thousands of others from around New Zealand and across the world!

Click Here to Register and enter now!


Event Information

Age Restrictions                                                             
Minimum age for the Half Marathon is 16 years of age
Minimum age for the Marathon is 18 years of age. 
*All ages are taken on the day. If you would like to discuss a dispensation from these restrictions please contact marathon@athletics.org.nz

Event Timetable

Friday 4 May
2pm-9pm   Registration and Sports & Lifestyle Expo (Held at the Rotorua Energy Events Centre)  

Saturday 5 May

6.30am    Registration and Sports & Lifestyle Expo (Held at the Rotorua Energy Events Centre) 
8.00am    Half Marathon Start - Runners
8.05am    Half Marathon Start - Walkers
8.20am    Marathon Start - Runners
8.25am    Marathon Start - Walkers
8.40am    Quarter Marathon Start – Runners and Walkers
8.50am    5.5km Start - Runners and Walker

11:00am  Expo closes

5.00pm    Prize Giving for 5.5km, Quarter, Half Marathon and Marathon



Event Details


Rotorua, Bay Of Plenty

Event Date:

Saturday 5 May 2018
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Telephone: 07 348 3301
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