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Register now for New Zealand’s best kept outdoor secret

Press Release.

Register now for New Zealand’s best kept outdoor secret;

Great Barrier Island’s annual Wharf 2 Wharf marathon and half marathon. 15th October.

Entries close 1st October.

Run, cycle or walk this spectacular marathon and half marathon event.

Whether you are a seasoned runner, walker, cyclist or it’s your first event, this event has something special for you.

The course commences at Port Fitzroy Wharf in the north of the island. The route covers an initial off road native forest trail followed by a spectacular scenic trail below the summit of Te Ahumata Mountain, the site of historic gold and silver mining activity. The views on this section over white sandy beaches and across an undisturbed Pacific Ocean are out of this world.

The remaining course route follows Great Barrier Islands south eastern coast line and crosses over to scenic sandy bays around Tryphena harbour towards the finish at Tryphena wharf.

Although arduous and challenging at times this event is a unique opportunity to experience and enjoy some of the best scenery that Great Barrier Island has to offer.

Transport options to the island for the event.

Special airfares and ferry fares are available to Wharf 2 Wharf participants.

Prize giving
A price giving event will be held at the Barrier Social Club in Tryphena at 6.30pm.

For entry details and further information.

www.thebarrier.co.nz/wharf2wharf.htm

email: wharf2wharf@thebarrier.co.nz

ENDS

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