Registration & Race Day Schedule

Registration & Race Day Schedule

Here are information about Registration & Race Day Schedule.

FRIDAY 3rd APRIL 2020

REGISTRATION

Time: 4:00pm to 8.00pm

Location: Waitomo Homestead (584 State Highway 3, Waitomo 3977)

• Pick up your race pack 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 pack.

• You must indicate if you have decided to change your race distance (and pay the difference). If you downgrade in distance a $10 admin fee still applies.

• We 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.

• 35km runners and walkers. Please bring your clean (i.e. non-muddy) shoes that you plan to wear at race day to registration for Check Clean Dry inspection.

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SATURDAY 4 APRIL 2020

 

 

REGISTRATION

Time: 5:30am to 12:00pm

Location: Waitomo Homestead (584 State Highway 3, Waitomo 3977)

 

RACE DAY

– Parking and bus pickup is at the Waitomo Domain for the 6km, 22km and 35km 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 21km runners/walkers finish on Stubbs Farm. For 21km finishers, a bus will transport you back to the Waitomo Domain where you have parked.

– All events start in waves.

 

 EventActivityLocationTimeRace Finishers
Super Long 35KM Bus Pickup Waitomo Domain 6:15am-6:50am  
  Race Start Mangapohue Natural Bridge 7:30am-8:00am 12noon-5:00pm
  Wave 1   7:30am  
  Wave 2   7:45am  
  Wave 3   8:00am  

 

 EventActivityLocationTimeRace Finishers
Long 21KM Bus Pickup Waitomo Domain 7:30am-9:30am  
  Race Start Mangapohue Natural Bridge 8:30am-10:15am 12noon-5:00pm
  Wave 1   8:30am  
  Wave 2   8:45am  
  Wave 3   9:00am  
  Wave 4   9:15am  
  Wave 5   9:30am  
  Wave 6   9:45am  
  Wave 7   10:00am  
  Wave 8   10:15am  

 

 EventActivityLocationTimeRace Finishers
Medium 11KM No Bus Pickup      
  Race Start Stubbs Farm 10:00am-1:15pm 11:00am-5:00pm
  Wave 1   10:00am  
  Wave 2   10:15am  
  Wave 3   11:00am  
  Wave 4   11:15am  
  Wave 5   12 noon  
  Wave 6   12:15pm  
  Wave 7   1:00pm  
  Wave 8   1:15pm  

 

 EventActivityLocationTimeRace Finishers
Short 6KM Bus Pickup Waitomo Domain 9:45am-1:00pm  
  Race Start Ruakuri Cave 10:00am-1:15pm 10:30am-3:00pm
  Wave 1   10:00am  
  Wave 2   10:15am  
  Wave 3   11:00am  
  Wave 4   11:15am  
  Wave 5   12noon  
  Wave 6   12:15pm  
  Wave 7   1:00pm  
  Wave 8   1:15pm  

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 – 10:15am start: Long (21km) 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 7:30am onwards.  Last bus at 9:30am. Registered runners and walkers only on the buses.

 

10:00am – 1:15pm 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.

 

10:00am – 1:15pm 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 9:45am onwards. Last bus at 1:00pm. Registered runners and walkers only on the buses.

 

PRIZEGIVING

Saturday, 4 April 2020 | 5:30pm | Waitomo Glowworm Caves Visitors Centre

Prizegiving will be at approximately 5:30pm at the Waitomo Glowworm Caves Visitors Centre (i.e. the 6 and 35km finish-lines). Come and join us as we celebrate the 2020 event in all its glory. Relax with your friends, enjoy some great food and drinks, win some amazing spot prizes and hear how the day went.

The Glowworm Caves will have a great menu from 8am to 7pm.