2025 Tarawera Ultra Trail 23km: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the Tarawera Ultra Trail 23km – 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

Ideal for beginners and those preferring shorter distances, the 23km route runs through some of the most scenic parts of the Tarawera region, including forest tracks and past clear blue lakes, with a total elevation gain of 394m. The course provides a gentle introduction to trail running, featuring a combination of easy paths and mild challenges that allow newcomers to enjoy the experience without the daunting elevations of longer races. The atmosphere is vibrant, with ample support from volunteers and fellow runners, making it a positive experience for all participants. The race culminates in a festive finish line environment where new and seasoned runners alike celebrate their accomplishments amid the natural beauty of their surroundings.

Date: 

Mon
Feb 17
2025

Location: 

Rotorua, New Zealand

Distance

23.0km / 14.3mi

Elevation profile: 

Moderate

Website: 

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Elevation gain: 

394m /

Number of participants: 

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How to train for Tarawera Ultra Trail 23km: Tarawera Ultra Trail 23km 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 training plan that:

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  • 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 training plans to find the one that best suits your goals.

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