2025 Tarawera Ultra Trail 100 Mile: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the Tarawera Ultra Trail 100 Mile – including how to choose the best training plan to get race-ready and set a new personal best.

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About the event

Starting and finishing in the iconic area known for its volcanic geothermal activity, the 100 Mile race offers an extensive tour of lush forests, serene lakes, and mountainous trails, providing 3832m of cumulative elevation gain. Participants face a variety of conditions, from technical trails and muddy paths to open grasslands, requiring adaptability and resilience. This race is not just a test of physical stamina but also mental toughness, as runners navigate through nighttime conditions and isolated terrain. The finish line brings a sense of immense achievement, where runners receive widespread acclaim from the supportive trail running community, celebrating their success in one of New Zealand’s most challenging ultra events.

Date: 

Mon
Feb 17
2025

Location: 

Rotorua, New Zealand

Distance

161.0km / 100.0mi

Elevation profile: 

Hilly

Website: 

Link

Elevation gain: 

3832m /

Number of participants: 

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How to train for Tarawera Ultra Trail 100 Mile: Tarawera Ultra Trail 100 Mile training plans for every runner

To train for Tarawera Ultra Trail, you’ll need a personalized training plan and to build up your weekly mileage progressively.

Runna offers running training plans for every runner and goal out there.

With Runna, your running coaching app, you get a personalized 100 Mile training plan that:

  • Structures your week and sets out all sessions for you
  • Automatically adjusts your mileage and types of runs to help you perform at your best
  • Incorporates deloads and strength training
  • Helps you manage your recovery and nutrition

Having a plan will also help with accountability, meaning that you can focus purely on improving your running game.

Check out our personalized 100 Mile training plans to find the one that best suits your goals.

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