2019 Entries will open from the 5th of December 2017

Registration for the 2019 event will open at 12 o'clock Midday ( NZDT - UTC + 13) Monday the 5th December 2017 and close on the 1st of August 2018 or sooner if the quota is reached.


2019 Race registration will take place on Friday the 22nd February. Alps2ocean ULTRA Race will start on the 24th February and finish on the 2nd of March 2019

2019 Early Bird entry fee will be NZ $2400.00 per individual

(Early Bird entries fees finish on the 31st of October 2018 all entries after this date will be NZ $2900.00) 

To register, please complete the on line registration form in full

You will then receive an email advising you whether your application has been successful.

A deposit of NZ$1,200.00 is then required to confirm your place. A deposit must be paid within 10 days upon receiving an email confirmation of your entry being successful, if not paid your spot will be released.

The Remaining Entry Fee balance is payable no later than 1st October 2018. 

If you choose, the Entry Fee can be paid in full when paying the deposit.

Should participants wish to register as a team, then each team member must include this on their application along with their team name. Each team should consist of up to 4 members. Each team member pays the same as an individual runner.


Your payment will be made into Alps 2 Ocean ultra bank account by direct debit or Westpac PAYME system

Details of this payment will be on your acceptance email.

Limited Numbers:

We are limiting the field to 135 runners. It is at the race organizers discretion if we allow more or less.


Arrival and Departure – Oamaru - New Zealand:

Participants will need to arrive in Oamaru, South Island, New Zealand no later than Wednesday 20th February 2019,  you will need to get settled in, checked in and have time to solve any issues or problems you may have.

There are so many amazing things to look at while here, so make the most of your time.

Christchurch has the closest international airport to Oamaru which is a 3-hour drive.

We will be able to help with buses at an additional cost or alternatively you can rent a car.

We do not want see you stranded.



All Participants will have to submit a current medical certificate.


Registration Deadline:


Registration for 2019 will close on the 31st September 2018, or earlier if the quota has been filled


Cancellation Policy:

All participants will receive a refund of the total fees paid to date, less NZ$500 admin fee, if a cancellation notice has been received by the Organizers by 1st September 2018.

No fees will be refunded if any cancellation notice is received after 1st September 2018.

All entry fees are non-transferable and may not be deferred to any future events.



 The Organisers retain the right to change the total number of participants


Age Limit:

You have to be 21 years of age on the day the race starts, there may be special permission at the race directors discretion


What the Entry Fee includes:

Race Transport:

As from Saturday, the 23rd February 2019 all transportation needs are included



All accommodation prior to the 23rd February 2019 will be the competitor’s responsibility

Saturday, 23rd February to Friday 1st March 2019 -  tents at each stage finish.

Saturday, 2nd March 2019 Hotel accommodation is provided


Food & Beverage:

Friday, 22rd February 2019: Welcome dinner at the Oamaru Victorian precinct/Harbour area.

Saturday, 23rd February 2019: Lunch and dinner are provided.

Water for the duration of the race

Saturday, 2nd March 2019: lunch and drink at the finish line and finisher’s celebration meal at the Loan and Merc


Race Amenities:

On course, medical support

Storage of all luggage during the race

Race course book

Finisher's Medal


Finisher’s Certificate

Sponsor Goodie Bag

Hot and cold water

Each checkpoint (CP) is staffed by experienced trained volunteers, In addition to water, each CP has, shade, seats, electrolytes (although we recommend competitors bring their own) and garbage bags.