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Fiji Airways 6.5km Fun Run/Walk

This course is our most popular event. This distance encourages full participation, suitable for all ages and abilities. Designed for families, friends and individuals to get active and enjoy all the bays have to offer. Register for this category if you would like to get involved with our attempt to break the Guinness World Record of people dressed up as fruit and veg!

Official Start Time: Sunday 16 February 2020, 9.15am

Start Line

  • The event start is in the south-bound lanes of Jervois Quay (adjacent to Frank Kitts Park, Queens Wharf)
  • Start south-bound down Jervois Quay and turn left onto Cable Street
  • Follow Cable Street past Te Papa and along to the Oriental Parade intersection (At the Chaffers Street intersection stay in the left two lanes. The right hand lane will be open for traffic)
  • At the corner of Cable Street and Oriental Parade veer left onto Oriental Parade
  • Follow Oriental Parade north-east to Point Jerningham where it becomes Evans Bay Parade
  • Continue south along Evans Bay Parade to the Cobham Drive intersection

Hydration Stations

  • A Hydration Station serving water will be positioned at Balaena Bay on Evans Bay Parade
  • At the Cobham Drive Intersection continue south along Evans Bay Parade
  • Follow Evans Bay Parade next to Kilbirnie Park (keep in the right lane next to the park)
  • At the southern end of Kilbirnie Park turn right into the car park and then right again onto Kilbirnie Park

Finish Line

  • The Finish Line will be positioned approx 150m onto Kilbirnie Park

PAK’nSAVE 6.5km Buggy Walk

Don’t worry- the little ones don’t have to miss out! Register for this category if you would like to participate with young children that may be in a stroller.

Official Start Time: Sunday 16 February 2020, 9.15am

Start Line

  • The event start is in the south-bound lanes of Jervois Quay (adjacent to Frank Kitts Park, Queens Wharf)
  • Start south-bound down Jervois Quay and turn left onto Cable Street
  • Follow Cable Street past Te Papa and along to the Oriental Parade intersection (At the Chaffers Street intersection stay in the left two lanes. The right hand lane will be open for traffic)
  • At the corner of Cable Street and Oriental Parade veer left onto Oriental Parade
  • Follow Oriental Parade north-east to Point Jerningham where it becomes Evans Bay Parade
  • Continue south along Evans Bay Parade to the Cobham Drive intersection

Hydration Stations

  • A Hydration Station serving water will be positioned at Balaena Bay on Evans Bay Parade
  • At the Cobham Drive Intersection continue south along Evans Bay Parade
  • Follow Evans Bay Parade next to Kilbirnie Park (keep in the right lane next to the park)
  • At the southern end of Kilbirnie Park turn right into the car park and then right again onto Kilbirnie Park

Finish Line

  • The Finish Line will be positioned approx 150m onto Kilbirnie Park

NZCT 6.5km Active Families

Spend a day with the family taking in the views of Wellington’s beautiful bays. This category is for families who want to participate together and enjoy a fun day out. The perfect length to stretch your legs while tiring the little ones out.

Official Start Time: Sunday 16 February 2020, 9.15am

Allowing families to join in on the fun together, at a discounted price!
Participants aged 12 and under are allowed to bring a scooter onto the course!

For safety reasons, those participating with a push scooter are required to start at the back of the pack, must wear a helmet and be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Start Line

  • The event start is in the south-bound lanes of Jervois Quay (adjacent to Frank Kitts Park, Queens Wharf)
  • Start south-bound down Jervois Quay and turn left onto Cable Street
  • Follow Cable Street past Te Papa and along to the Oriental Parade intersection (At the Chaffers Street intersection stay in the left two lanes. The right hand lane will be open for traffic)
  • At the corner of Cable Street and Oriental Parade veer left onto Oriental Parade
  • Follow Oriental Parade north-east to Point Jerningham where it becomes Evans Bay Parade
  • Continue south along Evans Bay Parade to the Cobham Drive intersection

Hydration Stations

  • A Hydration Station serving water will be positioned at Balaena Bay on Evans Bay Parade
  • At the Cobham Drive Intersection continue south along Evans Bay Parade
  • Follow Evans Bay Parade next to Kilbirnie Park (keep in the right lane next to the park)
  • At the southern end of Kilbirnie Park turn right into the car park and then right again onto Kilbirnie Park

Finish Line

  • The Finish Line will be positioned approx 150m onto Kilbirnie Park

Bluebridge 10km Run/Walk

Our 10km run is great for both casual and competitive runners. If you are not quite ready for a half marathon but would still like to push yourself further than the 6.5 km, this course is for you.

Official Start Time: Sunday 16 February 2020, 8.30am

Start Line

  • The event start is in the south-bound lanes of Jervois Quay (adjacent to Frank Kitts Park, Queens Wharf)
  • Start south-bound down Jervois Quay and turn left onto Cable Street
  • Follow Cable Street past Te Papa and along to the Oriental Parade intersection (At the Chaffers Street intersection stay in the left two lanes. The right hand lane will be open for traffic)
  • At the corner of Cable Street and Oriental Parade veer left onto Oriental Parade
  • Follow Oriental Parade north-east to Point Jerningham where it becomes Evans Bay Parade
  • Continue south along Evans Bay Parade to the Cobham Drive intersection

Hydration Station 1

  • A Hydration Station serving water will be positioned at Balaena Bay on Evans Bay Parade
  • At the Evans Bay Parade, Cobham Drive and Wellington Road intersection turn left onto Cobham Drive

Hydration Station 2

  • Hydration Station two will be located on Cobham Drive just after you turn left off Evans Bay Parade
  • Follow Cobham Drive south-east to Troy Street round-about
  • At the Troy Street round-about move onto the footpath and follow Cobham Drive east to Shelly Bay Road
  • Turn left onto Shelly Bay Road and follow it for a couple of hundred meters to the turn
  • Turn and head back the way you came towards Cobham Drive
  • At the southern end of Shelly Bay Road turn right onto the Cobham Drive footpath
  • Follow the footpath west back to Troy Street round-about
  • After the Troy Street round-about get back onto the road and continue north-west up Cobham Drive to the Cobham Drive Evans Bay Parade intersection

Hydration Station 3

  • Hydration Station two is now Hydration Station three for returning runners
  • Turn left onto Evans Bay Parade, heading south
  • Follow Evans Bay Parade next to Kilbirnie Park (keep in the left lane next to the park)
  • At the southern end of Kilbirnie Park turn right into the car park and then right again onto Kilbirnie Park

Finish Line

  • The Finish Line will be positioned approx 150m onto Kilbirnie Park

Globelet Half Marathon

Our half marathon course is suited for those who would like to challenge themselves further. Whether you are a first time half marathon runner/walker or you are trying to go for a personal best time, this scenic 21.1 km route will provide you with just what you need!

Official Start Time: Sunday 16 February 2020, 7.45am

Start Line

  • The event start is in the south-bound lanes of Jervois Quay (adjacent to Frank Kitts Park, Queens Wharf)
  • Start south-bound down Jervois Quay and turn left onto Cable Street
  • Follow Cable Street past Te Papa and along to the Oriental Parade intersection (At the Chaffers Street intersection stay in the left two lanes. The right hand lane will be open for traffic)
  • At the corner of Cable Street and Oriental Parade veer left onto Oriental Parade
  • Follow Oriental Parade north-east to Point Jerningham where it becomes Evans Bay Parade
  • Continue south along Evans Bay Parade to the Cobham Drive intersection

Hydration Station 1

  • A Hydration Station serving water will be positioned at Balaena Bay on Evans Bay Parade
  • At the Evans Bay Parade, Cobham Drive and Wellington Road intersection turn left onto Cobham Drive

Hydration Station 2

  • Hydration Station two will be located on Cobham Drive just after you turn left off Evans Bay Parade
  • Follow Cobham Drive south-east to Troy Street round-about
  • At the Troy Street round-about move onto the footpath and follow Cobham Drive east to Shelly Bay Road
  • Turn left onto Shelly Bay Road and follow it north-east to the old Air Force base where it becomes Massey Road

Hydration Station 3

  • Hydration Station three will be located on Shelly Bay Road about 1km north of Miramar Pier
  • Continue along Massey Road and to the most northern point

Hydration Station 4

  • Hydration Station four will be located 200m around the northern point of Massey Road
  • Carry on south-east along Massey Road to to the turning point at Point Gordon
  • Turn at Point Gordon and head back the way you came now heading north-west on Massey Road

Hydration Station 5

  • Hydration Station four is now Hydration Station 5 for returning runners
  • Follow Massey Road south-west back onto Shelly Bay Road

Hydration Station 6

  • Hydration Station three is now Hydration Station 6 for returning runners
  • At the southern end of Shelly Bay Road turn right onto the Cobham Drive footpath
  • Follow the footpath west back to Troy Street round-about
  • After the Troy Street round-about get back onto the road and continue north-west up Cobham Drive to the Cobham Drive Evans Bay Parade intersection

Hydration Station 7

  • Hydration Station two is now Hydration Station 7 for returning runners
  • Turn left onto Evans Bay Parade, heading south
  • Follow Evans Bay Parade next to Kilbirnie Park (keep in the left lane next to the park)
  • At the southern end of Kilbirnie Park turn right into the car park and then right again onto Kilbirnie Park

Finish Line

  • The Finish Line will be positioned approx 150m onto Kilbirnie Park
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