5 Events | 2 Days | 42.2 KM

Run One Or Run Them All

Join New Zealand's favourite running festival in the destination like no other.

16/17 November 2024, Taranaki.

5 Events | 2 Days | 42.2 KM

Run One Or Run Them All

Join New Zealand's favourite running festival in the destination like no other.

16/17 November 2024, Taranaki.

Nau mai, haere mai.

Welcome to the Taranaki Coastal Five

A running festival like no other where you can experience a new spin on the classic marathon with the chance to finish a marathon event in 5 events over 2 days. Race one or race them all to become a Coastal Five legend in New Plymouth, Taranaki.

Picture this: you’ll be running against the backdrop of the mighty Mount Taranaki and spectacular New Plymouth coastline, while taking in the best highlights of the Coastal Walkway, world-renowned Pukekura Park, Pukeiti Gardens and Lake Mangamahoe - this truly is a running festival like no other.

How It Works

Enter

As an individual or team of up to 5 members

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Choose your events

Run all 5 events to equal a marathon, or choose from the following options:

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Get ready to race

We welcome runners and walkers of all levels!

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Get ready to race

We welcome runners and walkers of all levels!

Not ready for the full marathon distance?

You can race one event this year and come back in 2025 and race more!

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Ready to explore Taranaki?

Why Join Coastal Five?

Run your way
Run Your Way

Choose your events or race all 5 to conquer the marathon distance over 2 days.

Training Program
Epic Training Program
Free training programs provided for the full 42.2km and half marathon. Works for all fitness levels.
Explore Taranaki
A Region Like No Other

Abundant in natural wonders, and exploding with culture, arts and dining - you’ll love your stay!

Partners

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race sponsors

event partners

Ready for a new

Running Adventure?