New Zealand's

Most Scenic Athletic Event

New Zealand’s most scenic

marathon course

commences at Hawks Crag and heads up the gorge to a turning point near Berlin’s, then back down the scenic, undulating Buller Gorge Highway to a finish at Victoria Square, Westport.

Saturday February 12th 2022

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FULL MARATHON START

Full Marathon and Relay Team entrants start at Hawks Crag, and head up the gorge to a turning point 7km away.

8km

berlins

Just past Berlin’s, it’s time to turn around and follow the Buller River all the way to Westport.

16km

HAWKS CRAG

You’ll now pass through Hawks Crag, a prominent landmark in the lower Buller Gorge.

21.1km

HALF MARATHON START

The Half Marathon is a one-way run starting near the Ohikaiti River Bridge, winding back down towards Westport.

32km

BULLER ADVENTURE TOURS CLIMB

The largest climb on course is a mere 35m elevation.

35km

CROSSROADS

The sound of the bagpipes spurring you on, the home stretch!

42.2km

VICTORIA SQAURE

You’ve made it!.

Event Registration

All Entry Fees Non-Refundable after Official Closing Date

Early Bird Registration

Ends 31/10/21

Full Marathon

$80

Half Marathon

$80

Marathon Relay

$120

Heritage 10km

$50

Standard Registration

Ends 16/01/22

Full Marathon

$90

Half Marathon

$90

Marathon Relay

$140

Heritage 10km

$60

Late Registration

Ends 06/02/22

Full Marathon

$100

Half Marathon

$100

Marathon Relay

$160

Heritage 10km

$70

CELEBRATING

40 years running!

The 2022 Buller Gorge Marathon event will be our 40th anniversary commemorating the very first run through the gorge way back in 1983.