Easter Island Event Information

 

 

 

2015 Event Information

The Easter Island Marathon, Half-Marathon and 10K will host a limited field of 150 runners, about 50 of those are the residents of the island.

 

DATE:
June 5, 2015: Half-Ironman, Olympic, & Sprint Triathlon (500m-20K-5K) 
at 8:30am
June 6, 2015: Mountain Bike Race 35K or 70K at 10:00am

June 7, 2015: Easter Island Marathon, Half-Marathon, 10K at 10:15am start

 

TIME LIMIT: None. Walkers are welcome.

 

ENTRY FEE:
Entry to one event is included in the package pricing.  One additional event is $250 USD and two additional events are $400 USD total.  We have experienced staff who have participated in all three events and are happy to answer your questions.  In partaking in all three events, you will be entered into the Rapa Nui weekend challenge.  We confirm guaranteed entry after receipt of a completed  tour application form and deposit.  All runners receive a commemorative tee-shirt and finisher's medal.  Please contact Marathon Tours for late entry information.


COURSE:
This out-and-back course begins in the center of Hanga Roa, the main town on the island and runs through the middle of the island to Anakena Beach where it turns around. The course is considered to be mostly flat at the beginning and end of the race and rather hilly during the middle miles. Water stops are every 5km. There will also be an "aid truck" with water, bananas, cookies, etc. that will run along the course. Be prepared to encounter cows or wild horses along the course. The local dogs love tourists and may join in the fun. The dog pictured above went the entire 26.2 and, as would be expected, was treated to numerous treats at the finish. Course map:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Easter_Island_map-en.svg

WEATHER CONDITIONS:
Expected temperatures range from 65F to 75F degrees. Rain is always a possibility.