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Whenuapai Half Marathon, 10, 6 & 2 km Fun Runs

Quick facts

Location Auckland, New Zealand

Distance Half marathon

About Whenuapai Half Marathon, 10, 6 & 2 km Fun Runs

The Whenuapai Half Marathon features the Half Marathon along with 10km & 6km fun run events, and a kids 2km run. It is sponsored by Club Physical and there are a number of major prizes up for grabs.

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). It then circumnavigates the RNZAF base and finishes in front of the Whenuapai School Hall on Airport Road, Whenuapai. Race packs will be handed out at the finish, after completing your run or walk.

Distances

Half Marathon Run

  • 21.097km

2km Run/Walk (juniors 7yrs & under)

  • 2km

10 km Walk

  • 10km

6km Run/Walk

  • 6km

Practicalities

Aid Stations

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.

Equipment Storage

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

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.

Refreshments

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

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.

Whenuapai Half Marathon, 10, 6 & 2 km Fun Runs Route Map

Whenuapai Half Marathon, 10, 6 & 2 km Fun Runs Route Map

Start:

Whenuapai School

Auckland,nz

Overview

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.

Start/Finish Area: The start/finish area is inside Whenuapai School, Airport Road, Whenuapai. Water, fruit, and other small items will be handed out at the finish, after completing your run or walk.

The Dale Rd/Riverlea Rd/Bristol Rd loop has to be run twice.

The race information has been found on the official website of the event or through publicly available sources. Always refer to the official website the latest race information. Please let us know if any data is wrong or missing, by emailing us.