Race Event Start Details

8.00 am – Marathon starts
The marathon starts at the Royal Albatross Colony car park, Taiaroa Heads on the Otago Peninsula.  Note that this is approximately 1 km further up the peninsula than in previous years.
Buses will depart between 6.15am and 6.30am from Otago Polytechnic, Sargood Centre, 40 Logan Park Drive.

8.30 am – Half Marathon Run starts
The half marathon starts in the Forsyth Barr Stadium car park and finishes inside the stadium. Note that this half an hour earlier than previously published.

8.33 am Half Marathon Recreational Walk starts
The half marathon recreational walk starts in the Forsyth Barr Stadium car park and finishes inside the stadium. Note that this half an hour earlier than previously published.

8.40 am 10 km Run starts
The 10 km Run starts in the Forsyth Barr Stadium car park and finishes inside the stadium. Note that this 50 minutes earlier than previously published.

8.44 am 10 km Recreational Walk starts
The 10 km Recreational Walk starts in the Forsyth Barr Stadium car park and finishes inside the stadium. Note that this 49 minutes earlier than previously published.

10.30 am 5 km Run starts
The inaugural 5 km run starts in the Forsyth Barr Stadium car park and finishes inside the stadium.