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38th Woodbourne Half Marathon & Fun Runs

38th Woodbourne Half Marathon & Fun Runs

When:

  • Sun 15 Aug, 9:00am – 1:00pm

Where:

RNZAF Woodbourne, Cnr S.H. 6 and Caldwell Road, Blenheim

Restrictions:

All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Half Marathon Walk: $33.00
  • Half Marathon Hybrid: $33.00
  • Half Marathon Run: $33.00
  • 10km Fun Run: $10.00
  • 5km Fun Run: $5.00
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  • Additional fees may apply

Course
The half Marathon is run over a measured one-lap circuit (NB. this is not a registered course). The course is a circuit along vineyard tracks, then up Brancott Road, across Wrekin Road and down Brookby Road

The course encompasses some of the regions vineyards.
The course consists of both sealed and unsealed road and is reasonably flat apart from a small hill at the top of Wrekin Road (see map).

The area of the course over the Wrekin is private land and is not open to public use except for this event.
The start and finish will be opposite the Woodbourne Gymnasium, cnr of Caldwell Road and S.H. 6

Aid Stations
Water will be available at 5km, 10km, 15km, 18km and at the finish. A portaloo will be positioned at the 10km aid station.

Conditions.
The weather can be quite variable at this time of year. Entrants should be prepared for a temperature range of 5 to 15 degrees and the possibility of a cold cross wind and rain.
Facilities
Toilet, shower and changing facilities are available at the Start/Finish.

Prize giving
Spot prizes will be awarded on finishing. There will not be a prize giving function.

A blank certificate and finish lists will be emailed out. Photos will be available on the Woodbourne Half Marathon Facebook page.
Registration on 15 August
The Woodbourne Community Centre will be open for registration and late entries from 7:30am till 09.45am.
Start times
9am Half Marathon Walk and Hybrid.
10am Half Marathon Run.
10:15am 5 & 10 km Fun Run/walk.
Fun runs are completely off road. Same course as 2019, i.e. no fence to cross, no road running and it goes the opposite way around.
Half marathon crosses SH 6 at Vineyard entry gates only, both on the way out and return. The half marathon course no longer uses Godfrey Road, but returns through the vineyard road.
All courses start and finish on the grass playing field on the corner of SH6 and Caldwell Road. They then cross in to the vineyard behind the Argosy
5k & 10k fun runs are off road. 10k is two laps of the 5k course
Half Marathon entries close 12 August 2021. Late entries will be accepted up till 8:30am on the day for the Walk and Hybrid and 9:15am for the run. An additional fee of $10.00 will be imposed on late entries. On line entries via Eventfinda will incur a non-refundable booking fee of $5.
10km and 5km Fun Runs Entries accepted up to 9:45am on the day of the event. No late fee for Fun Runs.
Hybrid Race This means you can do a combination of walking and running over the length of the half marathon. This is a social event, so there are no placing prizes. If your expected time for the run is more than two hours, please enter the Hybrid.

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