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#131 Preview of the 50th Rotorua Marathon

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There are very few marathons to have celebrated their 50th birthday and on Saturday May 3rd The Lion Foundation Rotorua Marathon in New Zealand will become one of them.

A unique course which involves a lap of the lake the 50th Rotorua Marathon will be a celebration of marathon running. On this episode of The Partnerunning Show we talk to Carl Jackson from Athletics New Zealand as we explore all that Rotorua has to offer.

As well as the stunning location and exciting community atmosphere the Rotorua Marathon includes:

  • Marathon
  • Half marathon
  • Quarter marathon
  • 5.5km Fun run
  • Kids event 

Located about 2 and a half hours south of Auckland there are many tourist activities to make this a great trip for runners and their families from all over the world. You can even visit Hobbiton while in the area. As well as the website check out the Facebook Page for the Rotorua Marathon.

Also on the show this week:

  • Over the shoulder
  • Ask Sue
  • The road ahead