Rocky Cutting

Te Puke to Tauranga
Road Race / Relay
8.30am Date TBC

Course Description

The course starts at the corner of Te Puke Quarry Road & State Highway 2. Gently undulating seal for 2.4km before commencing a climb to Upper Papamoa Road and the Summit at 6.4km (also Lap 1 Relay Change).Its flat easy running for another 600m before steady downhill to the Lap 2 Relay Change at 11.9km.on Rocky Cutting Road. Out of Rocky Cutting Road the course undulates along Welcome Bay Road to the finish at Welcome Bay tavern (19km). The course is sealed except for the middle section from 4.2km to 10.5km. This is not a course which will achieve a fast time, however it is very scenic and physically challenging.


A three member relay event will be run in conjunction with the main event. No member to run more than one lap or be part of the individual race. Walkers are welcome to compete in the relay.


Race numbers and late entries will be available from 7.30 -8.15am On Race day at the start area.

Post-Race Event

Prize-giving and a post-race get-together with "nibbles" will be held at the Welcome Bay Tavern at approx. 11.15am.

Closing Date

Entries close one week prior to the race. A late fee of $5 for individuals and $10 per Team entry will be strictly enforced after this date.
( This is important for catering reasons)


Race Organiser - Murray Clarkson - Ph (07) 576 9575


Post entries to: P O Box 8345, Tauranga
Please make cheques payable to: Tauranga Ramblers

Download information and entry form here (.pdf)