The Saucony Off Road Half Marathon is a unique running and walking event held on the North and East side of Mount Tauhara near Taupo. The event is a competition with accurate time keeping and results, however participation is the focus. Terrain will include farm land and pine forest. The terrain is 100% off road and includes grass farm paddocks, farm tracks, 4WD roads and forestry single track. There are options to run or walk either the full 21.1km or 10km.