Half Marathon

SHOTOVER MOONLIGHT HALF MARATHON

The Half Marathon begins at picturesque Moke Lake near Queenstown and gently climbs along the main farm road before a steep descent into Moke Creek. After a number of low water creek crossings following a rough farm road is the main challenge of the event - a steady climb of 260m to take you high above the Moke and Moonlight Creeks.

You will be rewarded with beautiful vistas up the Moonlight Valley towards Silverhorn and Mount Aurum in the distance. The course then descends through historic Sefferstown, once the hub of the bustling gold mining community in the Moke and Moonlight Creeks, home to 3000 people in the late 1800s. From here your route blends with that of the marathon and 30km Adventure Run as you complete numerous crossings of Moke Creek (and negotiate a tunnel!), and a very gentle climb to the well deserved finish line at Moke Lake.

EVENT DATE:

Saturday 17th February 2018

RESERVE DATE:

Sunday 18th February 2018

ENTRY FEE:

$70

ENTRIES OPEN:

Race entries for all events will open on the 5th of July.

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Are you entering the Shotover Moonlight Mountain Marathon, 30km, half marathon or 10km race? 

Would you like to helicopter to the start?

You could stay at either Ben Lomond Lodge or Moonlight Lodge the night before the race.

Leave your car at the finish line at Moke Lake and we'll take you into our lodges for a fantastic meal and great company. 


2018 Race and Supporters Packages to be announced.
Packages include transport to either Ben Lomond or Moonlight Lodge, dinner, bed, breakfast and a stunning helicopter flight to the start of the race.

There is now a waitlist for spaces at Ben Lomond & Moonlight Lodges to add your name to a list please contact ginny@benlomond.co.nz

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