Please be aware that spectators are not permitted on the runners’ shuttle buses. There are a few places to see and support your runner or walker, including:
– 35km & 22km: The race start at Mangapohue Natural Bridge. TOILETS . Admission is free. Parking is very limited (10 total vehicles) so we do not recommend parking here.
– 35km & 6km: Ruakuri Reserve. All 35km and 6km runners/ walkers come through the Ruakuri Reserve. Park in Carpark A. TOILETS. Limited parking.
– 35km & 6km: Finish-line at Glowworm Caves Visitors Centre.
Driving on Te Anga Rd
This is the road west of Waitomo Village. The road to Mangapohue Natural Tunnel is winding and narrow. Please obey the speed limits. Cars will encounter runners and walkers about 1km after Stubb’s Farm turnoff. Please obey speed signs and traffic marshalls.