Full Marathon or Half Marathon

Run it, Bike it, Walk it + Duathlon

1st October 2016 To Be Confirmed

Results - Certificates

2015 Photographs

Thank you to SEALINK for sponsoring our event
and thank you to everyone who came from near and far to enjoy the adventure that is the GBI Wharf 2 Wharf.


New Zealand's FRIENDLIEST MARATHON.  Organised and run by volunteers this is a 'real' community event where locals join in or are out there encouraging and supporting the competitors.  Past competitors comment on this almost more than the actual marathon.  "Very friendly and encouraging", "I loved being greeted by name at the checkpoint", Read what else they say;


The Great Barrier Island Wharf to Wharf Marathon is a unique event, half track and half road, ideal for serious athletes as well as for families. Mountain Bike, Run or Walk a Full Marathon or a Half Marathon or do the Duathlon (Men/Women - Half Track Bike - Half Road Run).
The course begins at Port FitzRoy wharf and finishes at Tryphena wharf. Participants will experience rugged native bush, kauri, nikau, manuka, fern and some of the most unspoilt native forest left in New Zealand. Reaching the heights there are expansive views over white sandy beaches and across the ocean to an undisturbed horizon as well as green farmland, and picturesque settlements dotted around beautiful harbours.
The course follows the road overlooking the Port FitzRoy harbour and bays and down to the Kaiaraara Stream. Continuing up and down through rugged native bush, home to many of NZ’s native birdlife, the course reaches an elevation of 180 metres. One part of the course is described by Aaron Carter of Total Sport as “4km of unbelievable trail goodness….and views from out of this world”. Although arduous and challenging at times this event is a unique opportunity to enjoy some of the best scenery that Great Barrier Island has to offer.

2014 Results  2014 Photos  -  Photos from Past Years  -  2011 - 2014 Winners + Times

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Thank you to all our 2015 Sponsors
Aotea Gas

Barrier Automotive

GBI Plumbing & Drainage

Claris Centre

Golaboski Family

Barrier Energy
& Electronics

Claris Texas Cafe

Stonewall Store


Claris Store

Great Barrier Flooring

Sun, Sea, Surf

Great Barrier Sports & Social Club

Angsana Thai Restaurant

K.C. Loo Fruiterers

Hooked on Barrier

Great Barrier Cartage

R & G Somerville-Ryan


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