TMNZ Great Lake Relay 2018
This Event Is Now Closed.

Online entries are now CLOSED!!!
You can still enter at registration on Friday 16th February at the Taupo Great Lake Centre between 5pm - 9pm. Cash or Cheque ONLY. 

Grab your friends, family or work colleagues together and join this amazing running or walking event around or along the length of Lake Taupo.
Don’t miss being part of this awesome run/walk relay around the stunning Lake Taupo with 3500 other competitors! Renown 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 8 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 16 February

5pm – 9pm: Registration at the Great Lake Centre
7pm: Start for Great Lake Relay Solo - Over 14 Hours
8pm: Compulsory Managers at the Great Lake Centre
11pm: Start for Great Lake Relay – Composite Teams and Great Lake Relay Solo - Under 14 Hours

Saturday 17 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

The Official Charity of the Great Lake Relay is the New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation; show your support by fundraising online or supporting someone who is fundraising. You can also make a one off donation when you enter. Start your fundraising page here!

Event Details


Tongariro Domain, Taupo, Waikato

Event Date:

Friday 16 February 2018 to Saturday 17 February 2018
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Telephone: 07 348 3301
Website: Visit Event Website