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Boston Marathon

When: 17 April 2017

You must be an NZ Citizen or NZ resident to purchase this package.

The Boston Marathon begun in 1897 and was inspired by the success of the first modern-day marathon competition at the 1896 Summer Olympics. Professional and amateur runners from all over the world compete in the Boston Marathon each year, running the hilly New England terrain. The marathon attracts approximately 20,00 runners each year.

Marathon Tours is the only ITP in New Zealand with official tour operator status for the Boston Marathon and can secure your entry without the need for a qualifying time.

Cut off time: Finish area facilities officially close 6 hours after the last runner crosses the start line in Hopkinton. 

While I may clock up many marathons along the way, the Boston Marathon will forever be the pinnacle for me.
What's included:
  • Return economy class airfares from Auckland to Boston
  • Return airport transfers
  • Guaranteed special invitation race entry 
  • 3 nights' accommodation at the Boston Marriott Copley (Saturday 15 - Tuesday 18 April)
  • Pre-race pasta dinner on Sunday 16 April at the Hampshire House with a special guest speaker
  • Private transfer via motorcoach from the Marriott Copley to Athletes' Village in Hopkinton
  • Marathon Tours & Travel throwaway poncho
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Event Date:

17-04-2017

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Distance:

Full Marathons

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Terrain:

Road

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Difficulty:

6 / 10

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Expected Temperature:

5-13 degrees


TCS New York City Marathon

When: 5 November 2017

You must be an NZ Citizen or NZ resident to purchase this package.

Marathon Tours is very proud to be an Official International Travel Partner (ITP) of the TCS New York City Marathon, a Premier Event of New York Road Runners.  

The TCS New York City Marathon is the largest and most famous live sporting event in the world, and you can be part of it. Experience the elation as you run through each of the five boroughs of New York being cheered on by more than two million spectators.

You may be aware how difficult it can be to secure an entry, however, as an ITP,  Marathon Tours receives guaranteed entries. No ballots, no qualifying times. With us your entry is guaranteed.

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"Thanks to you and your team for everything. Honestly you guys rocked! Appreciate all that you guys do. Flawless."

"On behalf of the 2016 Achilles NZ New York Marathon Team - I'd like to say a huge thank you for such a successful and smooth trip to New York Marathon. All our travel arrangements worked perfectly, and everything worked just as planned for our team. They looked after us all so well while in New York - and we thoroughly enjoyed our time there!"

I enjoyed the entire package, I can't break individual items away from the entire inspiring event!
What's included:

  • Return economy class airfares to New York (upgrades are available)
  • Accommodation at the 4 star InterContinental New York Times Square
  • Welcome Meeting
  • Return airport transfers
  • Guaranteed entry into the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon
  • Race Day Breakfast at the InterContinental New York Times Square
  • Week long metro pass for transportation
  • Private transport from the hotel to the marathon start village
  • Celebration dinner and drinks with fellow Kiwi runners and supporters
  • Full service from Marathon Tours for all pre and post travel arrangements
  • Support of the Marathon tours staff while in New York

To view the TCS New York City Marathon 2017 package - Click Here

To register for the TCS New York City Marathon 2017 - Click Here

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Event Date:

05-11-2017

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Distance:

Full Marathons

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Terrain:

Road

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Difficulty:

7 / 10

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Expected Temperature:

5-12 degrees


Los Angeles Marathon

When: 19  March 2017

You must be an NZ Citizen or NZ resident to purchase this package.

The 2017 Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon's Stadium to the Sea course takes runners from Dodger Stadium across Los Angeles to a scenic finish just steps from the Santa Monica Pier.  This event is fully equipped with 22 staffed aid stations that will feature both Water and Gatorade Endurance Formula Lemon-Lime. The marathon has a maximum net race day finish time of six hours and 30 minutes (6:30:59 from the time the last runner crosses the start line). The Marathon course will reopen for public use on a rolling schedule based on this time limit. 

What's included:

Guaranteed entry into the Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon

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Event Date:

19-03-2017

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Distance:

Full Marathons, Under 10 KM

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Terrain:

Road

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Difficulty:

6 / 10

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Expected Temperature:

9-19 degrees


Rio de Janeiro Marathon

When: 18 June 2017

You must be an NZ Citizen or NZ resident to purchase this package.

The Rio de Janeiro Marathon weaves through city streets starting in Receiro and finishing in Flamengo on a point-to-point course. With the Serra do Mar Mountains rising inland from Rio's fabulous shoreline, this scenery with oceans to your right and mountains to your left, makes the course one of the more picturesque marathons in the world. Runners see parts of famous neighborhoods like Praia da Reserva, Leblon, Ipanema, Copacabana, Botafogo and Flamengo along the way. 

For runners seeking a lesser distance there is also a half-marathon event to enter. Crowds in excess of 100,000 turn out to watch and support runners. 

This marathon is a must-do if your goal is to complete the seven continents challenge! 

What's included:

4 nights' accommodation at the Caesar Park Ipanema from June 15 - 19, 2017

Buffet Breakfast Daily
Complimentary Wi-Fi in room
Welcome Cocktail Reception
Half-Day Sightseeing Tour to Corcovado (Christ the Redeemer)
Transportation from the hotel to the starting line
Transportation from the finish line back to the hotel



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Event Date:

18-06-2017

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Distance:

Full Marathons, Half Marathons, Under 10 KM

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Terrain:

Road

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Difficulty:

2 / 10

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Expected Temperature:

19-25 degrees celcius


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