Join packs of the fearless, the forceful, and the unclean at the Naki Run Amuck – held at Urenui Beach. Go as a team or alone. Get muddy to win or just for fun. It’s loads of fun, take a look

As organisers of this annual charity event, Rotary Club of New Plymouth North are excited to announce that Surf Life Saving Taranaki has been selected as 2018 Naki Run Amuck primary beneficiary. Other beneficiaries will be Rotary projects and local Urenui Community groups that help make the event a huge success.


Taranaki is home to a gorgeous coastline boasting world class beaches. These beaches are enjoyed by the community, and this community is protected in the water by Surf Life Saving. In 2018 your participation in Naki Run Amuck will go towards supporting Surf Life Saving Taranaki who save hundreds of people each year. Limited entries are available to individuals and groups, students and children wanting to support this fantastic charity.

Your participation in Naki Run Amuck 2018 is supporting operational costs for the Surf Life Saving Taranaki. Entries are limited and available to individuals and groups, students and children.

Get Down

Get Dirty

Get Up

Get Moving


Ladies Under 40 yrs 5km 10km
Ladies 40 and over 5km 10km
Mens Under 40yrs 5km 10km
Mens 40 and over 5km 10km
Teams 5km 10km
TSSSA Secondary Team 5km
TSSSA Secondary Individual 5km
Years 4, 5 and 6 2.8km
Years 7 and 8 3.4km

















Entries to the event will be limited to the first 1000 registrations received.


Due to the overwhelming interest in our children’s courses we have extended the entry numbers from 50 per race to 200 per race. This applies to years 4, 5 and 6, as well as years 7 and 8.


Entries open 1 December to 11 May 2018
Note: Early bird pricing available for individuals and teams to 30 April

Individual: $65 ($60 for early birds)
Team: $55 per person for teams of six people or more ($50 for early birds)
Student $30 for secondary students
Child $10 for primary/intermediate students











Late entries accepted prior to the event when registering in person (not available online). Additional $5 per entry.

12 May 2018 2pm to 4pm

Collection of registration packs and late registrations – Peace Hall Opposite St. Marys Church – Vivian Street, New Plymouth


13 May 2018 9am to 11am

Collection of registration packs and late registration Urenui Domain Hall
11:45am Muster at start for briefing
Start of event
2pm Start of Primary & Intermediate School events, be ready for debriefing at 1.45pm
3pm Prizegiving at the venue or earlier if the event finished earlier.

It is strongly advised that competitors wear a thermal polypropylene top and running shoes during the event. You will get wet and muddy. We also advise you to tape your shoes so they don’t fall off as easily. DO NOT wear jewellery.
A dry set of clothing, beanie and jacket is highly recommended following your event. Football or Rugby boots with molded studs are acceptable, running spikes or boots with aluminium studs are not permitted.

There will be hot showers available to clean yourself up so bring a towell! There will also be hot drinks given out to warm you up from the inside!

Complimentary Hot Barkers drink, kindly donated by Pak n Save New Plymouth, along with a Mike’s Ale after the event.

Please phone Urenui Beach Camp for caravan sites, tent sites or on site caravan hire.

Urenui Beach Motor Camp
148 Urenui Beach Road, Urenui,
Lower North Island 4349

Phone: 06 752 3838
Fax: 06 752 3838

Download your participation certificate here.

Download the kids certificate here.

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Contact Us And Say Hello

We are already gearing up for Naki Run Amuck 2018 – to be held on 13th May.  Keep up to date with registration and news by email – sign up for our enewsletter.

The annual Naki Run Amuck events are organised by Rotary Club of New Plymouth North.  We’re here to answer any questions you may have about this event, and we would love to hear from any expressions of interest towards providing sponsorship in 2018.  Send us a message in the form here and we will be in contact, or give us a call.

Tel: 027 922 3044

Postal address:

Naki Run A Muck

PO Box 520
New Plymouth
New Zealand

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