Laps, Distances & Start Times
– Subject to change
|Event||Event 4||Start Times|
|Dates||September 17th 2017|
|Venue||Highbrook Business Park|
The distances are; 2km for kids, 7km, 14km, 21km & 28km, the course is 7km loop course.
Important Course Information
You are required to run on the footpath, not the road unless directed by a Marshal, as roads are open to normal traffic. Please remember the road rules, and be aware of your safety and what is happening around you. Please do not cross the road at any points unless part of the marked course. A marshal will be at each of these points to assist you. Please obey them. Be aware of pedestrians and cars backing out of driveways at all times. All tracks will be marked with arrows attached.
Depending on what event you are competing in, depends how many laps you will be required to do. (Between 1 & 4) Please be aware that when starting your next lap you will be running past the finish line down a chute, on either the left or right (depending on the event). 100m from the finish line you will be able to choose to run down the ‘next lap chute’ or the ‘finish line chute’ there will be a sign with arrows.
Highbrook Course Details
The start for all events is in Business Parade South opposite the ANZ Bank. When the Hooter sounds you head up Business Parade South where you will be turned left into Kerwyn Ave up onto the footpath, head along Kerwyn Ave until you reach a Traffic Marshal, please cross only at this controlled crossing point over to the right hand side of Kerwyn Ave, once across turn left then right into Pukekiwiriki Place keeping to the footpath. Head up Pukekiwiriki Place crossing over Underwood Street and Elkobar Drive, climbing to the top of the course, then enjoy a 100m decent to the Turnaround near the end of Pukekiwiriki Place extension. When you turn you will be directed onto the right hand side of Pukekiwiriki Place, head back up the incline again the top of Pukekiwiriki Place then downhill back to the roundabout at the entrance to Pukekiwiriki Place. A Traffic Marshal will then cross you over to the left hand side of Kerwyn Ave turning you right along the footpath on Kerwyn Ave. Follow Kerwyn Ave across Marshalled crossings at Ra Ora Drive and Neilpark Drive until you reach Springs Road, turn left.
Follow Springs Road for 600m, taking care when crossing the Entrance to Fisher & Paykel, then turn left onto Allens Road. Follow Allens Road staying on the footpath across Zelandia Drive, until you come to Neilpark Drive, you will then be directed to turn left into Neilpark Drive for 35m where you will Marshalled to cross the road, turn right, back up to the top of Neilpark Drive, turn left back onto Allens Road. Continue along Allens Road which then turns into Highbrook Drive, head up Highbrook Drive for approx. 600m then turn left onto Business Parade South towards the Start/Finish Line. For those finishing you will be directed into the right hand lane and for the next lap into the left hand lane. Once finished please move off into the Aid Station Area into the car park on the right for an All Good Banana and water or Powerade.
Please stay on footpath and cross roads only where Marshalled to cross and remember roads and footpaths are open to the public as usual except for the Start/Finish Area in Business Parade South which will be closed during the event. Always follow the instructions of the Marshals at all times, they are there for your safety. We hope enjoy your Run/Walk.
The Start/Finish line is in Business Parade South outside the ANZ Bank. When the hooter sounds run straight up Business Parade South until you reach the corner of Kerwyn Ave, you will then be directed by a Course Marshal up onto the footpath to turn left into Kerwyn Ave. Keeping to the footpath all the way head down Kerwyn Ave until you reach the corner of Ra Ora Drive, another course Marshal will direct you left into Ra Ora Drive, continue along to the end of this Drive taking care to look out for cars in driveways, until you reach Highbrook Drive, another Marshal will then direct you left onto Highbrook Drive. Run along the footpath on Highbrook Drive until a marshal turns you left again back into Business Parade South towards the Finish line for one 2km lap. Once finished move into the Aid Station Area on the right there you will find an All good Banana and water or Powerade.
Enjoy your run!
Event Four will be held at The Highbrook Business Park, Auckland. http://www.highbrook.co.nz/location/
Event Day Registration opens from 7.15am until 30min prior to your Event Start (7:30am for 8:00am start / 8:30am for 9:00am start / 10:00am for 10:30am start). Please collect your race number and timing chip from Registration.
Please visit Event Day Set Up page for further information about Gear Drop Zone, Recovery Area, Team Sites, Vendors, etc
Parking at Event 4, Highbrook Business Park