Race Event Start Details

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.

We are currently reviewing start times and the finish time limit.

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

Details regarding the start time and time limit will be published once confirmed. Once we have published details regarding time limits, if your estimated finish is beyond the proposed time limit, please contact us.

9.15am – 10 KM RUN and RECREATIONAL WALK STARTS
The 10 km run and recreational walk starts at the Forsyth Barr Stadium carpark and finishes inside Forsyth Barr Stadium.

9.30am – HALF MARATHON RUN STARTS
The half marathon run starts at the Forsyth Barr Stadium carpark and finishes inside Forsyth Barr Stadium.

9.33am – HALF MARATHON RECREATIONAL WALK STARTS
The course of the half marathon recreational walk is identical to that of the half marathon run.

Time Limit
We have previously set a time period between 8.00am and 1.00pm. The time periods are under review. However if you believe that you will not finish within the allotted time, please contact us.

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.