Great Lake Relay 2019
This Event Is Now Closed.

Online entries for the Great Lake Relay are now CLOSED!!!
You can still enter this event at registration held at the Taupo Great Lake Centre on Friday 15th February between 5pm - 9pm. CASH or CHEQUE ONLY! 

Don’t miss being part of this awesome run/walk relay around the stunning Lake Taupo with 3500 other competitors! Renowned as being the best team building exercise of all time, the ultimate Team Relay has been described by participants as the most social and scenic event in New Zealand. The Traffic Management NZ Great Lake Relay covers the 155km around Lake Taupo. Each team consists of 9 to 18 members, either running or walking the entire distance around Lake Taupo.

The Smiths Sports Shoes/Asics Length of the Lake Relay caters for teams of 4 to 8 who can run or walk to complete the 8 legs, 67km from Pukawa on the southern end of the lake back to Taupo. 

If you’re really up for a challenge, take on one of the ultra-marathon options. Run or walk the 67km Length of the Lake or the 155km Great Lake Event!

Event Timetable
Friday 15 February

5pm – 9pm: Registration at the Great Lake Centre
7pm: Start for Great Lake Relay Solo - Over 14 Hours
11pm: Start for Great Lake Relay – Composite Teams and Great Lake Relay Solo - Under 14 Hours

Saturday 16 February
2am: Start for Great Lake Relay Running Teams
7am: Start for Length of the Lake Solos, Composite and Walking Teams
9am: Start for Length of the Lake Running Teams
7pm: Prize-giving for all grades on the Tongariro North Domain

Event Details


Tongariro Domain, Taupo

Event Date:

Friday 15 February 2019 to Saturday 16 February 2019
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Telephone: 07 348 3301
Website: Visit Event Website