Course Maps


Bib collection

If you entered as a super early bird or early bird entrant and opted for postage, then your race number will be posted out. If you opted to collect your race number see the organised pickup location below.

Thursday - 9 June 2022

  • Pickup location: Sport Northland – 97 Western Hills Drive, Kensington, Whangarei

  • Pickup Thursday 9 June 2022 at 8.00 am – 5.30 pm

Saturday - 11 June 2022


Start Line

All distances start and finish on Marsden Road (adjacent to the Paihia Village Green).

Start Time


To increase safety on the course, start times will be staggered in order of category entered.

  • 7.30 am - 21.1km

  • 8.00 am - 6km Walk & 8.7km Run/Walk

* 8.7km Runners will start followed by Hybrid,  Walkers etc.

* 6km is a walk only and will start last

Aid Stations 

Cups are available at the 6km and 8.7km Aid Stations. Half Marathoners will need to bring a vessel to hold and refill liquid. 

Half Marathon

  • 7km, 10km, 18km, 19km, and finish

  • Portaloos situated at 7km, 10km, 16 km (WTMB PARK), and 19km.

  • Public toilets at the start/finish and at the 1km mark.


  • Aid stations situated at approx.  4km, 5.5km, and finish

  • Portaloos situated at 5.5km

  • Public toilets at the start/finish and at the 1km mark.


  • Aid stations situated at approx.  2.5km and finish

  • Portaloos situated at 2.5km

  • Public toilets at the start/finish and at the 1km mark.

Timing and results 

  • The event will use a timing system.

  • All participants will have their time recorded by an electronic strip connected to the back of their event number.

  • It is your responsibility to ensure that you are wearing the event number that has been registered to you.

  • Please do not mix these up with other participants.

  • Gun time will be used for official results.


You asked for it so……….We are bringing back the prizegiving!

  • We will have a live band A2stix to keep you entertained while you relax after your race.

  • The Paihia Fire brigade will also be on-site cooking up the goods to keep your puku full with tasty chicken and salad-filled pita pockets and the good old classic NZ Saussie sizzle.

  • Prize giving will be held on the Paihia Village Green at approximately 11.00 am

  • Prizes will be awarded to the following categories, Top 3 Male and Female Finishers from the Half Marathon and the 8.7km.

  • There will be plenty of awesome spot prizes to be won from our amazing sponsors and local businesses.

  • Participants must be present at the prizegiving and show their event number to claim their spot prize.

  • The spot prize draw: There will a be rip-off tag at the bottom of your race number. If you are going to stay around for the prize-giving at 11 am please rip off the tag and place it in the Spot Prize Container after you cross the finish line.

  • In the case of bad weather leading to the cancellation of prize-giving, all prize winners will be notified the week following the event and listed on the event website and Facebook.

  • The Suzuki Swift from Pacific Motor Group will be won by a Northland adult entrant from the seven-event series who has opted into the Pacific Motor Group Promotion at entry.

Fancy Dress

  • Dress up theme this year is back by popular demand and the theme is HOT!!! (This can be interpreted however you like)

  • Get your minds working and dress up in something that reflects HOT!

  • Thanks to Hotprintz we will have an awesome prize for the best-dressed person or group.

  • The winner will be chosen at the prizegiving by the team from Hotprintz Whangarei.

  • So what are you waiting for, get your thinking caps on and get creative, and show us your interpretation of HOT HOT HOT!


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Northland Half Marathon Leader Board

Points will be awarded based on where you finished relative to the winner in your gender for those registered in the half marathon. The first-placed male and female athletes in each category receive 100 points, and then subsequent finishers are awarded points as a percentage of the winner’s time. That means that no matter how long you take to finish, you will always earn some points.

See more info here

PAK'nSAVE Run/Walk Series Classic Leader Board

The first five men and women over the finish line (from the run section of the specified distance) will be awarded points based on their finishing place as follows: 

  1. 1st = 8 Points

  2. 2nd = 5 Points

  3. 3rd = 3 Points

  4. 4th = 2 Points

  5. 5th = 1 Points

See more info here

Event Safety Information

  • Prams are allowed on the 6km & 8.7km.

  • No DOGS


  • The event is held on public roads. Always treat all roads as open and expect oncoming and overtaking traffic.

  • Please obey all traffic laws and regulations.

  • Take extreme care when approaching driveways and side roads – expect vehicles.

  • Where there is a lane coned for participants, you are always required to remain within the cones.

  • Marshals will be wearing high-visibility vests and are there for your safety. Always follow their instructions and those of the event organisers.

  • There will be a lead bike preceding the first participant (for the on-road section of the course) and a tail marshal following the last participant. If assistance is required, please stop and wait for the tail marshal or notify the nearest marshal.

  • No animals (except guide dogs) are permitted to accompany participants during the event.

  • Footpaths and footbridges are to be used where available.

  • Children under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult.



In the unlikely event of cancellation notice will be given on Northland’s More FM 91.6 and on our Facebook Page. Where possible attempts will be made to email participants, who have supplied an email address with their entry. While we will endeavour to make a decision to cancel an event as early as possible due to the nature of such events situations can occur quickly and without warning close to the start of an event.