Bay of Islands Run/Walk Festival
12 June 2022

The Bay of Islands Run/Walk Festival (previously known as the Jennian Homes Mother's Day Paihia Run/Walk) is the third event in the Sport Northland Run/Walk Series that is hosted by Sport Northland Events and is situated in the picturesque Bay of Islands.

This iconic event offers a choice of three distances - 6km & 8.7km and 21.1km which start and finish in the heart of the coastal town of Paihia. The scenic course encompasses some stunning views across the Bay as you navigate your way along Paihia's waterfront, including access to the Waitangi Treaty Grounds and the WAITANGI MOUNTAIN BIKE PARK.

​The event attracts a diverse range of participants from all walks of life, cultures and ages attracting around 1000 participants annually.

Are you in?  

Win a Suzuki Swift


The Suzuki Swift can only be won by an adult Northlander.


Enter any Run/Walk Series event and you will secure yourself a chance to win this awesome 2019 Suzuki Swift! Pacific Motor Group Whangarei has again put this amazing prize up for grabs and it could be ALL YOURS... You just have to run or walk for it! Learn more.

Pricing Structure

Super Early Bird Entries - up until 1 May 2022

Early Bird Entries - 2 May 2022 - 29 May 2022

Standard Entries - 30 May 2022 -  12 June 2022

Please note the 6km is a walk only. 


Kids - 6km Walk & 8.7km Run/Walk

Super Early Bird - $10.50

Early Bird -  $16.00

Standard -  $21.00

Adults - 6km Walk & 8.7km Run/Walk 

Super Early Bird -  $31.50

Early Bird -  $37.00

Standard - $47.50

Half Marathon (16 & over) 

Super Early Bird - $60.00

Early Bird -  $70.50

Standard -  $81.00

Included in the entry:

  • Medals - all distances

  • Professionally timed/Digital Certificate

  • Personalised Bib (must be registered 28 days prior) 

  • Drink stations

  • Entertainment

  • Medical support

  • Photos

  • Spot Prizes