Given it’s the 30th running of the Whenuapai Half, all finishers (all distances except the kids 2km) will receive a special 30th year commemorative medal

THE COURSE

The course is clearly marked and marshalled and takes you through rural Whenuapai’s gently undulating country roads, across the causeway, and around picturesque Herald Island (Half Marathon ONLY) as well as circumnavigating the Whenuapai RNZAF base; finishing in front of the Whenuapai School Hall.

NOTE: The roads will not be closed to traffic for the event.

Refer to the COURSE tab above for maps of the course

Start/Finish Area: The start/finish area is inside Whenuapai School, Airport Road, Whenuapai.

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TIMETABLE

DON’T FORGET DAYLIGHT SAVING ENDS ON SUNDAY MORNING SO FALL BACK ONE HOUR.

Half Marathon Walk & slower runners 8am
10km Walk & slower runners 8:15am
Half Marathon Run 8:30am
10km Run 9am
6km Run/Walk 9:15am
2km Run/Walk (juniors 7yrs & under) 10.00am
Prizegiving 11.30am

 

ENTRY

Enter online on the ENTER page

EVENT PRICE
½ Marathon  $50
10km  $40
6km (adult).  $20
6km (Junior under 16).  $15
2km (Juniors 7yrs and under). $5
 Late Entry Fee (after 1 April 2017, except 6km)  $10

REGISTRATION

Please pick up your race number and timing chip on Saturday, 1st April between 4-6pm at the Massey Athletic Club – 53 Granville Drive, Massey.
You will also be able to pick up your race number and timing chip on the race day at the Whenuapai School Hall from 7am on event day.

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TIMING

Electronic timing chips will be used to time ALL of the races, including the 6k Walk/Run, 10k Run, 10km Walk, Half Marathon Run, and Half Marathon Walk.

 

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McKean Water will provide water at approx. 5km, 9km, 13km, 16km, and 20km around the course. For your benefit and safety, please remember to take plenty of fluids on the day.

Tailwind Electrolyte Drink will be available [on the course and at the finish line] this weekend to help quench your thirst and keep you hydrated.

 

GEAR DROP

The Whenuapai School Hall will be open so you can leave your gear inside.

 

FINISH

Water, fruit, and other small items will be handed out at the finish, after completing your run or walk.

 

TOILETS

There will be toilets available inside Whenuapai School and one on the course at 14.5km and 17km.

 

CAR PARKING

Car parking will be available on the grass triangle reserve, courtesy of the RNZAF. Drivers are asked to park as directed by event marshals. There will be no parking on the surrounding roads. Please do not park at the shops across the road from Pinepac.

 

DOGS

No, due to the roads not being closed and the number of participants, we do not allow dogs on the course.

 

PRAMS AND BUGGIES

Due to the nature of the event and the roads being open to traffic, we strongly discourage strollers on the course.

 

PRIZEGIVING

Prizegiving is at Whenuapai School at 11.30am.

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FOOD AND DRINK

There will be a number of food stalls there on the day, as well as a massage available.

 

CERTIFICATES & PHOTOS

All competitors will be able to download and print their certificates from this website.  A bunch of photographers from photos4sale.co.nz will be taking photos from throughout the course.
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RESULTS

The results will be available soon after the finish on the website.

 

PROCEEDS

The Club Physical Whenuapai Half Marathon and Fun Runs are managed by Lactic Turkey Events on behalf of the Massey Athletic Club.  The proceeds from this annual event are the main source of revenue that enable the Massey Athletic Club to keep providing facilities, equipment and affordable registration fees to enable Massey and West Harbour families to participate in track and field athletics and cross country running at Moire Park.

 

CONTACT

If you have any queries , please contact: Shaun Collins: (09) 817 7621 or email shaun@lacticturkey.co.nz