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. There will be NO EARLY STARTS and because of the time limit of 5 hours, all competitors are expected to complete the course by 1.00pm. We will not accept entries from anyone wanting to walk the Marathon. The course is currently being reviewed and will be published when confirmed. Note that the start of the marathon will still be south of the Albatross Colony.

9.15am – QUARTER MARATHON RUN and RECREATIONAL WALK STARTS
This course is being review and will be published once confirmed.

9.30am – HALF MARATHON RUN STARTS
This course is being review and will be published once confirmed.

9.33am – HALF MARATHON RECREATIONAL WALK STARTS
This course is being review and will be published once confirmed.

Time Limit
We have permission to conduct this event between 8.00am and 1.00pm. All competitors must complete the course by 1.00pm. No support will be provide after this time.

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.