Race Event Start Details

Time Limit
We have set a time period between 8.00am and 2.00pm. If you believe that you will not finish within the allotted time, please contact us. We will do our best to accommodate you.
Note that the half marathon is starting earlier than in previous years to accommodate slower walkers.

8.00am – MARATHON STARTS
Distance 42.2km. The start time is 8.00am – 1km south of the Royal Albatross Colony, Taiaroa Heads on the Otago Peninsula. Buses will depart between 6.15am and 6.30am from Race Headquarters, Sargood Centre Logan Park Drive.

The marathon will finish at Forsyth Barr Stadium.

Course details.

Note that we will not accept entries from anyone wanting to walk the Marathon.

9.00am – HALF MARATHON RUN STARTS
The half marathon run starts at the Forsyth Barr Stadium carpark and finishes inside Forsyth Barr Stadium.
NB: This is half an hour earlier than originally posted.
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9.03am – HALF MARATHON RECREATIONAL WALK STARTS
The course of the half marathon recreational walk is identical to that of the half marathon run.
NB: This is half an hour earlier than originally posted. This is to enable slower walkers to finish more closely to the allotted time frame.
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9.30am – 10 KM RUN STARTS
The 10 km run starts at the Forsyth Barr Stadium carpark and finishes inside Forsyth Barr Stadium.
NB: This is 15 minutes later than originally posted.
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9.33am – 10 KM RECREATIONAL WALK STARTS
The course of the 10 km recreational walk is identical to that of the 10 km run.
NB: This is 18 minutes later than originally posted.
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Preparation
It is important that all competitors are well prepared to take on the distance they have entered. To assist you please refer to Training Schedules.