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    First Light Marathon 2025

Are you ready for an adventure?

Be the first in the world to greet the new day as you race along the coast.

The first light marathon is an incredible adventure which showcases the best of Tairawhiti Gisborne. Featuring both a Marathon and a Half-Marathon, runners will be immersed in the beauty of Gisborne's spectacular beaches, majestic coastal views and challenging grassy hills. 

As you conquer short, steep hills, you'll be rewarded with spectacular vistas over the Pacific Ocean, and witness the first sunrise of the day.

Grab your running shoes and prepare yourself for a challenge! 


When: 25 January 2025

Where: Start and finish at Midway Beach