5 Events | 2 Days | 42.2 KM

Run One Or Run Them All

Join New Zealand's newest running event in the destination like no other.

20/21 November 2021, Taranaki.

5 Events | 2 Days | 42.2 KM

Run One Or Run Them All

Join New Zealand's newest running event in the destination like no other.

20/21 November 2021, Taranaki.

Nau mai, haere mai.

Welcome to the Taranaki Coastal Five

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 and become one of the first Coastal Five Marathon Legends at this inaugural event 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 event 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 2022 and race more!

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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
Enter today for a free 5-day trial of our online training program and run your best race. Works for all fitness levels.
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