Andrew Logan and Adriana Skurosz after winning the Nutters Race last year. Jakub Postrzygacz/20091629
The last two events of this year’s Round Rarotonga Running Festival starts this afternoon with the Nutters Run.
iconic challenge, with CITC Supermarkets as the event sponsor again in 2022.
The race as usual starts in Vaimaanga takes runners across the island and
finishing next to the Pandanus petrol station in Avatiu.
opens at the finish line at 1.30pm before the courtesy bus departs at 2.30pm
and the challenge begins at 3pm.
famous Nutters Run has been a regular on the calendar since 1989 and the record
of 45 minutes 28 seconds set by Greg Gustafson in 1992 still stands today. The
only female winner of the event was back in 1991 by Annie Robinson from New
Wednesday runners will take part in the Round the Rock Relay to bring the
festival to a close with Toa Petroleum again as the event sponsor.
previously being based outside Edgewater Resort it is back again in Muri being
hosted by the Ngatangiia/Matavera sports field.
begins at 2.30pm before the race briefing starts at 3.30pm and the first relay
runner kicks off at 4pm.
are several sections on the race where a designated runner must complete the
entire portion themselves. Teams will need to be strategic for which runners
they will choose.
the event there will be once again a sausage sizzle for all competitors to
event managers and Athletics Cook Islands wish to thank the sponsors who are
generously donating to help both the Nutters and Rock Relay get underway. They
include Captain Tamas, VIP Hair and Beauty Salon, DMCK, Raro Tours, Prime
Foods, Turoa Bakery, Pacific Resort and Tamarind House.