General Info

  • The minimum age for the Half Marathon is 16 years of age on race day. Children under 16 years of age may enter the 4.5km and 10km events.
  • Online registrations will be open until Saturday morning  the 19th of March 2022 or unless sold out prior.
  • Late entries: We will process last minute entries at the Registration/Race Pack pick up on Friday 18th March (as per below). Late entries will incur an additional fee of $10.
  • Late entries will be accepted on Saturday 19th March 2022
  • Race bib collection: Competitors must pick up their race bib at either the Friday night pre-event registration at the Pauanui Sports and Recreation Club from 5pm- 8pm, or at the Saturday morning pre-event registration at the Pauanui Beach Surf Life Saving Club.
  • We advise competitors to aim for the Friday night race bib pickup if possible.                                                                                                                                                                                                             
    • Friday, 18th March 2022
      5pm- 8pm
      Pauanui Sports and Recreation Club
      31 Sheppard Ave, Pauanui
    • Saturday, 19th March 2022
      Pauanui Surf Life Saving Club reserve
      Pauanui Boulevard
  • Race bib placement and electronic timing chip: The race bib containing the entrant’s race number must be placed low on the front of your singlet or shirt where it is clearly visible.  The timing bar code is on the reverse of the race number.
  • Course cut-off: The course closes at 12:30pm on Saturday, 19th March 2022.
  • Prizegiving will take place at 12.30pm on Saturday 19th March at the Pauanui Surf Club Reserve – Race HQ.  You must be in attendance to claim a spot prize if your name is drawn at random.
  • Aid stations will be provided at the Pauanui Beach Surf Life Saving Club reserve, at the 4.5km mark, 10.5km mark and at the 16.5km mark. You can see aid stations on the course map.

For further information visit our FAQ’s.

Race Categories

1st  2nd 3rd Male – Open (16 – 39)
1st & 2nd 3rd Female – Open (16 – 39)
1st & 2nd 3rd Male – Masters (40+)
1st & 2nd 3rd Female – Masters (40+)

1st & 2nd 3rd Male – Open (16 – 39)
1st & 2nd 3rd Female – Open (16 – 39)
1st & 2nd 3rd Male – Masters (40+)
1st & 2nd 3rd Female – Masters (40+)
1st Junior – Male (under 16)
1st Junior – Female (under 16)

1st – Male (16+)
1st – Female (16+)
1st Junior – Male (under 16)
1st Junior – Female (under 16)

Event Schedule

Friday 18th March 2022

5.00pm – 8pm – Pre-event registration – Pauanui Sports  and Recreation Club, 31 Sheppard Ave, Pauanui

Saturday 19th March 2022

6.30am – 7.30am Pre-event registration – Race HQ, Pauanui Surf Live Saving Club, Pauanui Boulevard

7.45am Race briefing – Race HQ, Pauanui Surf Life Saving Club, Pauanui Boulevard

8.00am – 21km event start

​8.15am – 10km event start

8.30am – 5km event start

​​12.30pm – Course Closes

12.30pm – Prizegiving: Pauanui Surf Club Reserve

​Times are subject to change.  Please review event schedule closer to actual date of event.

Terms & Conditions

  • Entries cannot be transferred to another person.
  • In the unlikely event of circumstances occurring which result in the event being cancelled, the total entry fee is not refundable.
  • Neither the Pauanui Half Marathon organisers, sponsors nor other partners associated with the event shall have any responsibility for any liability, financial or otherwise, which might arise whether sustained by the entrant or any other part directly or indirectly associated with the entrant’s intended or actual participation in the event or its related activities.
  • The entrant agrees to abide by the race rules and follow the directions of the race officials and marshals. Failure to do so may result in disqualification.
  • Entrants acknowledge that part of this event will be held on public roads that are NOT closed to traffic. Entrants take part entirely at their own risk and will waive all claims against the organisers or sponsors.
  • Entrants authorise their name, voice or picture and any information included in their entry form to be used without payment in any broadcast, telecast, advertising promotion or in any other way relating to this event. Pursuant to the Privacy Act 1993.
  • The Race Director’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Half Marathon 18 Week Training Plan

18 Week- Half Marathon Training Plan