A 52km trail ultramarathon which takes in the popular Wharfedale & Blowhard Tracks and passes through the stunning Lees Valley and onto Mt Richardson.
The event will start at Coopers Creek, a few minutes west of the North Canterbury township of Oxford. Runners initially follow a popular trail for 6km before linking with the Wharfdale track. After traversing the full length of the Wharfdale, competitors emerge into the Lees Valley and head north. The route then crosses private land as it ascends the western flank of Mt Richardson. The final leg of the route follows the Blowhard track down the eastern flank of Mt Richardson to the finish.
Naturally, a high level of fitness will be required to complete the event. Entrants should have experience trail running and running beyond the half marathon (21km) distance.