Mar 03 2019
RacingThePlanet: New Zealand 2019
Length/Duration: 250.0 km
Location: New Zealand
RacingThePlanet: New Zealand 2019 is a 250 kilometer / 155 mile, 7-day, 6-stage, self-supported foot race which will take place on the South Island of New Zealand starting on 3 March 2019. The host towns are Wanaka (pre-race) and Queenstown (post-race) which are appropriately famous for their stunning vistas and adventure sports.
The course features the great variety of iconic scenery and terrain of this beautiful region. Some highlights include clear still lakes, rugged hills, vast plains, rolling farmland where you will see local farm life (and lots of sheep), subtropical forests, open valleys with picturesque rivers running through, and ice-age glaciers, all with spectacular views of surrounding peaks and dramatic scenery.
More information about the race is available at www.4deserts.com/beyond/newzealand