Half Marathon Course

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Distances on the map are approximate. All courses will be accurately measured and adjusted prior to race day.

Course summary
Starts in the Caledonian Ground (stadium), heading towards the Forsyth Barr Stadium carpark, under SH88, on roads parallel to the shores of the Otago Harbour, down Portsmouth Drive onto the Dunedin Peninsula and turning around at approximately 11km. Head back the same way but at Wickliffe St head towards the finish at Emerson’s Brewery.

Full course details
Starting on the 60 m line on the Caledonian Ground (stadium) track, go clockwise around the track to exit via the southeast gate.

Right into Logan Park Dr. Cross Anzac Ave onto footpath and turn left. Follow the footpath around the Forsyth Barr Stadium carpark then turn left under SH88 (very tight). Turn right to go over footbridge. Carry onto the shared path to Wickliffe St then turn left. Cross Fryatt St and turn right to follow cycle lane south. Turn left in front of the Harbourside Grill (restaurant) to lower deck of the Harbour Basin. Left into Birch St, follow the cycle lane along Kitchener St. Turn left at Watercooled Sports onto the shared pathway going across the grassy area.

5km DRINK STATION on the grass area passed the boat ramp (4.78 km), 5 km – 40 m past path junction at Molars.

After passing the Molars, follow the shared path along Portsmouth Dr, then head across the causeway and along Portobello Rd. TAKE CARE as this path is narrow in places. Please keep left. Please be courteous to one another and stay in single file where possible.

10k DRINK STATION – Gravelled seating area north of boatsheds at the Cove (9.8 km), 10 km – 20 m past drink station.

Turn around approximately 425 m north of 350 Portobello Rd (11.2 km). Return along the shared path ensuring you stay left.

15 km – 28 m north of Vauxhall bus stop. 15 km DRINK STATION at Vauxhall Yacht Club carpark (15.16 km)

Follow the shared path to Teviot St where you will be directed onto the coned off section of road (normally the left hand lane for motorists travelling south). Stay in this lane until directed back onto the shared path. Turn right into Kitchener St then cross to the left hand cycle lane that continues on to the cycle lane along Birch St. Where directed cross Birch St and follow along top level of Harbour Basin. Go behind the Harbourside Grill (restaurant) and cross to left side of Fryatt St. Continue north along the cycle lane.

20 km DRINK STATION, corner of Fryatt St and Devon St (19.44 km). 20 km north side of Akaroa St.

Turn left into Wickliffe St and up the Ward St ramp. At the top of the ramp turn right onto the bridge and right again down the ramp to Anzac Ave. Follow the coned lane along SH88 then right into Emerson’s Brewery driveway to finish.