Unrivalled run, walk, and MTB courses through a back-country station.

500 spots. All-inclusive. An experience like no other. September 28 2019

Nestled in the secluded Taharua Valley in New Zealand’s North Island – just a 40 minute drive from Taupo – Poronui is an authentic back-country station set in the foothills of the Kaimanawa Mountain Ranges.

A next-level event, the Poronui Passage is a rare opportunity to access Poronui and its 16,400 acres of spectacular wilderness while treating yourself to the renowned Poronui hospitality. Entries include…

• Fully supported event distance of your choice + epic aid stations
• Post-event fare catered by world-class Poronui chefs
• Unlimited barista coffee and other hot drinks
• Thermatech Ultra Mid-Layer top, valued at $99
• Event photos courtesy of Photos4Sale



42km Marathon Trail Run | 21km Half Marathon Trail Run or Walk | 50km Mountain Bike

Treat yourself to something special.


Though we dearly love the rigamarole of most event days, Poronui Passage is a different style all together. It’s a laid-back day where you don’t have to think about a thing. You just show up, put up your feet, and let us do the heavy lifting (that is, until start horn sounds).



16,400 Acres of Wilderness

A setting that is nothing short of extraordinary. Get exclusive access to private land just for this event.


Limited Entries

With only 500 entrants on three courses you’ll practically have the place to yourself.


Supported & Catered

Get free coffees, epic aid stations, and post-event fare provided by world-class Poronui chefs.



Keen to stay? Poronui is offering amazing accommodation packages. View the packages here.