Hatea Run Night Series

Dark Wednesday evening trail races

The Spooky Chase 2024

Spooky Chase 2024 is a handicap event run on the trails of Parihaka's eastern side. With the race being held at night, it's a great opportunity to come dressed all lit up.

Event Details

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Spooky Chase 2024 is a handicap event and the first of our winter night trail series. The slowest runners start first with the fastest chasing them down.


We will meet at the Abbey Caves road mountain bike car park.

What Time?

Registrations from 5.30pm, give yourself plenty of time to register and get your start time.
The event starts at 5.55pm

Entry Fee

Hatea Members – Free
Others – $2 Koha

Health & Safety

  • Bring a headlamp/Torch. No Light no Run.
  • Wear an item of Hi-Viz.
  • Conditions may be slippery, you must wear appropriate footwear.

The Spooky Chase 2024 Course

All results will be published on our blog

Feature image by Neven Krcmarek on Unsplash

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