FRIDAY 27 April 2018

REGISTRATION

Time: 3.30pm to 8.00pm
Location: Waitomo Homestead (584 State Highway 3, Waitomo 3977)

 

• Pick up your race pack during this time. If you cannot make it on Friday, you can still pick them up on Saturday morning.
• Emergency contact: We will check the phone number of your emergency contact at race registration. This must be a contact who can be reached on race day.
• Make sure you queue up in the right line (short, medium, long or super-long courses)  – there will be signs above the registration desks.
• Make sure a volunteer records that you have received your race pack.
• You must indicate if you have decided to change your race distance (and pay the difference). If you downgrade in distance a $10 admin fee still applies.
• Sarah will have an info desk at the registration venue and will be able to answer any last-minute questions.
• There will be a race briefing just before each race starts on Saturday.
• 35km runners and walkers. Please bring your clean (i.e. non-muddy) shoes that you plan to wear at race day to registration for Check Clean Dry inspection.

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SATURDAY 28 April 2018

REGISTRATION

Time: 5:30am to 12:00pm
Location: Waitomo Homestead (584 State Highway 3, Waitomo 3977)

 

 

RACE DAY

– Parking and bus pickup is at the Waitomo Domain for the 6km, 22km and 35km courses.
– 6km and 35km runners/walkers finish at the Waitomo Glowworm Caves Visitor Centre. It is a 10 min. walk from the Visitor Centre back to the carpark on the Domain.
– 11km and 22km runners/walkers finish on Stubbs Farm. For 22km finishers, a bus will transport you back to the Waitomo Domain where you have parked.
– All events start in waves.

 

EventActivityLocationTimeRace finishers
Super Long 35kmBus pickupWaitomo Domain6:15am - 6:50am
Race StartMangapohue Natural Bridge7:30am - 8:00am12-noon - 5:00pm
Wave 17:30am
Wave 27:45am
Wave 38:00am

EventActivityLocationTimeRace finishers
Long 22kmBus pickupWaitomo Domain7:30am - 9:30am
Race StartMangapohue Natural Bridge8:30am - 10:15am12-noon - 5:00pm
Wave 18:30am
Wave 28:45am
Wave 39:00am
Wave 49:15am
Wave 59:30am
Wave 69:45am
Wave 710:00am
Wave 810:15am

EventActivityLocationTimeRace finishers
Medium 11kmNo bus pickup
Race StartStubbs Farm10:0am - 1:15pm11:00am - 5:00pm
Wave 110:00am
Wave 210:15am
Wave 311:00am
Wave 411:15am
Wave 512-noon
Wave 612:15pm
Wave 71:00pm
Wave 81:15pm

EventActivityLocationTimeRace finishers
Short 6kmBus pickupWaitomo Domain9:45am - 1:00pm
Race StartRuakuri Cave10:00am - 1:15pm10:30am - 3:00pm
Wave 110:00am
Wave 210:15am
Wave 311:00am
Wave 411:15am
Wave 512-noon
Wave 612:15pm
Wave 71:00pm
Wave 81:15pm

TRANSPORT

7:30am – 8:00am start: Super-Long (35km) course.
1. Drive to the start yourself to the Mangapohue Natural Bridge. Approx. 35 minutes from Waitomo. Note – someone will need to drive your car back – there is no arranged transport back to the start. or
2. Catch the free shuttle bus from the Waitomo Domain, departing from 6:15am onwards.  Last bus at 6:50am. Registered runners and walkers only on the buses.

8:30am – 10:15am start: Long (22km) course.
1. Drive to the start yourself to the Mangapohue Natural Bridge. Approx. 35 minutes from Waitomo. Note – someone will need to drive your car back – there is no arranged transport back to the start.  or
2. Catch the free shuttle bus from the Waitomo Domain, departing from 7:30am onwards.  Last bus at 9:30am. Registered runners and walkers only on the buses.

10:00am – 1:15pm start: Medium (11km) course.
1. Drive to the start yourself at Stubbs Farm, Te Anga Road. 25 minutes from Waitomo. This course starts and finishes on Stubbs Farm.

 

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10:00am – 1:15pm start: Short (6km) course.
1. Drive to the start yourself at Ruakuri Cave. Approx. 15 minutes from The Waitomo  Homestead. Note – someone will need to drive your car back – there is no arranged transport back to the start.  or
2. Catch the free shuttle bus from the Waitomo Domain, departing from 9:45am onwards. Last bus at 1:00pm. Registered runners and walkers only on the buses.

 

waitomo-village-spectator-map-1

 


 

PRIZEGIVING

Saturday, 28 April 2018 | 6:00pm | Waitomo Glowworm Caves Visitors Centre

Prizegiving will be at 6pm at the Waitomo Glowworm Caves Visitors Centre (i.e. the 6 and 35km finish-lines). Come and join us as we celebrate the 2018 event in all its glory. Relax with your friends, enjoy some great food and drinks, win some amazing spot prizes and hear how the day went.

The Glowworm Caves will have a great menu from 8am to 8pm.