FRIDAY 28 April 2017

REGISTRATION

Time: 5.00pm to 8.00pm
Location: Waitomo Caves School (Access Rd, Waitomo 3977)

• Pick up your race number 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 bib and programme.
• You must indicate if you have decided to change your race distance (and pay the difference). If you downgrade in distance a $20 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.

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SATURDAY 29 April 2017

REGISTRATION

Time: See table below
Location: Waitomo Caves School (Access Rd, Waitomo 3977)

 

CourseRegistration
Super Long5:30am to 6:45am
Long5:30am to 8:00am
Medium5:30am to 11:30am
Short6:00am to 12-noon

RACE DAY

– Parking and bus pickup is at the Waitomo Domain for the superlong and short courses.
– Bus pickup is at the Stubbs Farm for the long 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 where you have parked.
– All events start in waves, approximately 15 minutes apart.

 

EventActivityLocationTimeRace finishers
Super LongBus pickupWaitomo Domain6:15am - 6:50am
Race StartMangapohue Natural Bridge7:30am - 8:00am12-noon - 5:00pm
LongBus pickupStubbs Farm7:30am - 9:30am
Race StartMangapohue Natural Bridge8:30am - 10:30am
12-noon - 5:00pm
MediumNo bus pickup
Race StartStubbs Farm10:30am - 3:00pm1:00pm - 4:00pm
ShortBus pickupWaitomo Domain10:00am - 2:30pm
Race StartRuakuri Cave10:30am - 3:00pm 2:00pm - 5:00pm

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 – 10:30am 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 Stubbs Farm, departing from 7:30am onwards.  Last bus at 9:30am. Registered runners and walkers only on the buses.

10:30am – 3:00pm 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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10:30am – 3:00pm 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 10:00am onwards. Last bus at 2:30pm. Registered runners and walkers only on the buses.

 

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