New Zealand offers trail runners some breathtaking choices.

Nelson Events has made the most of their top of the South Island wonderland they live in, designing trail runs which combine mystery, history and scenery.

All have a common theme: an intense feeling of camaraderie from start to finish….so join them in 2020           

July 11th Captain Cook's Landing 26km
Aug 30th Dun Run 26km OR 39km
Oct 10th Abel Tasman Coastal Classic 33km
Apr 18th Alpine Lodge Loop the Lake 24km

half marathon & 14km

March 7th Kaiteriteri Gold




Kaiteriteri Gold

Finish on the golden sands on the 7th March 2020
A challenging Half Marathon course - it has a couple of good climbs in there, but these can be forgiven when you consider you are running or walking in pure paradise. A 14km with magic views over Marahau and beyond.

Alpine Lodge Loop the Lake

Saturday 18th April 2020
Loop the Lake at Lake Rotoiti, Nelson Lakes.

Captain Cook's Landing

11th July. 2020
26km on the Queen Charlotte Track, Marlborough Sounds

The Dun Run

30th August 2020
Rugged but Runnable - approximately 25km along New Zealand's first railway. OR battle the long course of 39km.

Abel Tasman Coastal Classic

10th October 2020
If there's one event to put on the list for the run of a lifetime, it's the Abel Tasman Coastal Classic. Come stride into paradise. 33km* Trail Run from Awaroa to Marahau along the renowned Abel Tasman National Park.