Race venue

Location

150 Wairanu Rd, Taihape, New Zealand

All the event options will start in the paddock off Wairanu Road near the corner of Wairanu and Gorge Road, south of Taihape.

Getting to the venue

  • Approaching Taihape from the South along SH1: Shortly after passing the settlement of Utiku, turn right into Gorge Road (the turn-off towards Gravity Canyon), approximately 6km south of Taihape. At the corner of Gorge Road and Wairanu Road, turn right into Wairanu Road. The event venue (150 Wairanu Rd) is about 750m along the road on your right.
  • Approaching Taihape from the North along SH1: Proceed through town and head south on SH1 for about 6km. Turn left into Gorge Road (the turn-off towards Gravity Canyon). At the corner of Gorge Road and Wairanu Road, turn right into Wairanu Road. The event venue (150 Wairanu Rd) is about 750m along the road on your right.

Parking

Parking is provided in a large paddock off Wairanu Road directly adjacent to the event base. Please park in the paddock and not on Wairanu Road – volunteers will be on hand to direct you to the best parking spot. Please note that at the start of each of the day’s events, access to the parking area may be temporarily blocked to allow the safe passage of the event participants.