Sunday August 11th 2013
Half Marathon and 5/10 km fun run / walk.
Postal Entries: Complete an Entry form and post your entry to Manawatu Striders Half Marathon, PO Box 1871 , Palmerston North. Please make cheques payable to "Manawatu Striders". Postal entries must be received by Friday 2nd August 2013.
Online Entries: Go to www.enteronline.co.nz. Online entries close at 4:00 pm Wednesday 7th August 2013.
Enter on the day: Enter on the day at race headquarters, Massey University Recreation Centre. Entries can also be made at YMCA, 148 Park Rd, Palmerston North on Saturday 10th August 2013 between 1.30pm and 4.00pm.
Early Bird Prize:
Enter by 19th July to go into the draw for the Early Bird prize.
Entry fees: Reduced this year !
- Half marathon run/walk: $45
- Half marathon run/walk Striders club members: $30
- 10 km run/walk: $15
- 5km run/walk: $10
Postal Entries for the Half Marathon made after the cut-off date (2nd August) will attract a $10 late entry fee. No late fees apply to the 5km and 10km entries.
Registrations with your race number and timing transponder can be collected from YMCA, 148 Park Rd, Palmerston North on Saturday 10th August from 1:30 to 4.00pm, or on event day at the Massey University Recreation Centre from 7:30am. Please note that all Half Marathon runners and walkers will wear an official timing transponder and race number bib combo. 5km and 10km participants will be responsible for recording their own times.
The Half Marathon course is a scenic route through Massey University, along the Manawatu Bridle Path and in the Esplanade of Palmerston North. After passing through Massey University and over the Fitzherbert Avenue bridge, the course heads upstream along the sealed bridle path to the turnaround point at the Ruamahanga Crescent exit. The course returns to the bridge and continues through the Esplanade then onto the lime path to opposite Riverdale Kindergarten, then over the stopbank and back along Dittmer Drive into the Esplanade and to the finish at Massey University.
The 10km course follows the Half Marathon course until the turnaround at the 5km mark on the Bridle Path near the exit to Albert Street. 10km competitors then return back along the same route to the finish at Massey University.
The 5km course follows the Half Marathon course through Massey University and then at the entrance passes under Tennent Drive to continue on Dairy Farm Road through the Science Centres to the turnaround point of Poultry Farm Road and returns on the same course to the finish at Massey University.
The course distances are certified by Pirie Consultants Limited. Every kilometre will be marked.
Time splits will be called at 1km, 5km and halfway.
Half Marathon Walk 9:00am
Half Marathon Run 10:00am
10km Run/Walk 10.10am
5km Run/walk 10:15 am
Free parking will be available adjacent to the Massey University Recreation Centre. Toilets and showers will be available at the Recreation Centre Race HQ. Massages will be available from 11:00 am - for a fee. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.
THE ENTRANCE TO REGISTRATION AND FACILTIES IN THE MASSEY RECREATION CENTRE GYMNASIUM HALL WILL BE CLEARLY SIGNPOSTED. PLEASE USE THIS ENTRANCE AND NOT THE ENTRANCE TO THE MASSEY UNIVERSITY "FUEL FITNESS" GYM
Minor spot prizes for the Half Marathon, 10km and 5km events, will be available at Race HQ at the conclusion of the events.
Overall winners of each Half Marathon category; male and female run, male and female walk will receive The Glenn Patterson Memorial Trophy and a prize pack including 1 pair of running shoes, 3 months City Fitness membership and a backpack. Other great prizes for 2nd and 3rd.
Major spot prizes for the Half Marathon will also be drawn at prize giving. Half Marathon competitors must be present at prize giving with their race number to be eligible for major prizes. Prize giving will be at 1.30pm
10km and 5km competitors are not eligible for the major spot prize draws.
Certificates for all competitors can be downloaded from the Manawatu Striders website after the event.
Ninness Associates displays event results on a custom developed website linked to each event's parent website.
This is to enable participants and their friends to view their results both on the day and after the event. Finisher's certificates can be formatted and downloaded.
Website link will be posted when results are complete.
Results display Privacy
We collect standard industry statistics for the site as a whole, such as total visits per time period.
Participants details display on the results website are: participant's bib no, participant's name, city, race entered, gender, age group, time.
Participants are able to opt out of having their name and city displayed in the results. In that case their bib number will be shown with no name or city identified.
Participants are able to opt out by indicating they wish to do so at registration, or by contacting Ninness Associates or the event organisers at any stage after registration.
Ninness Associates would like to remind event participants that publically available information from a wide range of sources on the internet - not just events we time - can become available through online searching, and we encourage people not wishing to have their names published in race results to indicate that to the organiser or us when registering at an event.
Certificates for Half Marathon finishers will be available here on our website. Certificates for the 5 & 10 km events will be available at Race HQ at the conclusion of the event and also on the web site.
T-Shirts are available at a cost of $45. Please select size on your entry form. There may be additional t-shirt sales on the day.
While Event Organisers have taken every reasonable measure to ensure your safety, as a participant of the Vautier Pharmacy Manawatu Striders Half Marathon, 10km or 5km Run/Walk, you are responsible for your own safety and enter this event at your own risk. Please read the following safety messages and rules in conjunction with your Declaration and adhere to each of the rules and safety guidelines of the event:
- Race numbers must be worn on the front and be clearly visible at all times.
- Entries are not transferable to other runners/walkers.
- Competitors must not be accompanied by cyclists, vehicles, animals, or un-entered runners/walkers.
- No pushchairs, buggies allowed.
- All competitors must follow the course as set out and adhere to the directions given by race officials, marshals or the police.
- Competitors being overtaken must give right of way to the passing runner/walker at all times.
- Runners may walk but walkers may not run. Any competitor who thinks they might run part of the way should enter as a runner.
- There will be walking referees on the course. All decisions of the referees will be final.
- The organisers reserve the right to withdraw any competitor they consider unable to continue for medical reasons.
- Competitors enter the event at they own risk.
- THERE ARE NO ROAD CLOSURES
Postal: PO Box 1871, Palmerston North, NZ
Alister Martin: 06 353 7175 or 0272121188
Malcolm Brown: 06 3589980 or 0278406957