Race Information

 

EVENT DATE

12TH July 2020 – Runners/Team Runners start at 8.00am. Walkers/Team Walkers and Composite teams at 8.05 am.

 

RACE HEADQUARTERS

Coastal Taranaki School gymnasium – 92 Carthew Street, Okato will be Race Headquarters – all on the day enquires will be dealt with there.

 

ELIGIBILITY

To enter the half marathon or team half marathon each participant must be 14 years of age and above.  Participants between the ages of 14 to 18 years must be accompanied by a participating adult.

 

START LOCATION

The start location is on Oxford Road, Okato.

 

FINISH LOCATION

The finish of the half marathon and teams event will be on Anglers Avenue, Bayly Road, Warea.

Parking will be available on Anglers Ave, Warea as directed by marshals.   For competitor’s safety, Bayly Road will be a one way road during the event.  Exiting vehicles will be guided by marshals to leave the Boat Club via the Coast Road to Pungarehu.

 

TEAM EVENT

The team change over is at Mid Newall Road at the approx. 10.5km mark. There is plenty of road space to park here and a portaloo will be available. The second team member will then walk/run 10.5km to the finish. If you are entering as a two person composite team, the first leg is a compulsory walk and the second leg is a compulsory run. For all team events team member one can run/walk across the finish line with team member two so that both receive a medal and or spot prize together.

 

TIME LIMIT FOR THE EVENT

8.00am - 12.00 pm              

 

COMPULSORY RACE BRIEFING

All competitors are asked to congregate within the Coastal Taranaki School grounds directly outside the school gymnasium on Carthew Street by 7.30 am for the race briefing or inside the gymnasium if the weather is wet. All competitors must attend this briefing. You will then be guided to the start line as a group by race marshals.

 

RACE MAP

You can view our race map on our website: www.capeegmonthalf.com. There is also a copy of the map on the back of this form.

 

RACE NUMBERS

All competitors will be allocated with a race number. Your name will be printed on your race bib. There will be cut off date for names on bibs which will be advised via our website & Facebook at a later date. Competitors who have entered prior to the event must pick up their race pack between 2pm-4pm on Saturday 11th of July from the Taranaki Cancer Society Rooms at 71 Lorna Street, New Plymouth. Only competitors that are entering on the day will be issued with a race number on the morning of the event.  The race number is to be pinned to the front of your shirt.  Please record any medical condition/s you may have on the reverse of the race bib.

 

RACE PREPARATION

Conditions in Coastal Taranaki are often changeable, especially in winter. Please dress accordingly for all conditions, including post race to keep warm.

 

MEDALS

Medals are awarded to all half marathon competitors who finish the event.

 

DRINK STATIONS

Half Marathon drink stations will be approximately at the approx. 4 km, approx. 10.5km and approx. 15km mark.

 

PARKING

Parking before the race will be available on Carthew Street, Okato and within the Okato Township. Parking at the finish will be on Anglers Ave, Warea as directed by marshals.

 

TOILETS/CHANGING AREA

Toilets will be available at the start at the Coastal Taranaki School Gymnasium on Carthew Street, Okato and at the finish at the Cape Egmont Boat Club. Portaloos will be available at the team change over spot on Mid Newall Road. There will be two empty horse floats located behind the finishing tent for participants to use as changing rooms. No showers will be available at the Cape Egmont Boat Club.  

 

BAG DROP OFF

A bag drop off will be available inside the Coastal Taranaki School Gymnasium before the start of the race. Please place your items in a plastic/waterproof bag, with no valuables or keys inside. We will take no responsibility if valuables are lost. Please allow yourself plenty of time to name & drop your belongings off at the table available. Bags can then be collected at the finishing tent.

 

TRANSPORT

Transport will be available back to the start in Okato for those that need it.  Please specify on your entry form overleaf whether you require transport.  A donation would be appreciated.

 

FOOD/DRINK

Hot food will be available at the finish to purchase via a food truck as well as coffee at Race Headquarters and later at Anglers Avenue.

SPOT PRIZES

Random spot prizes will be given out to those participants who have completed and crossed the finish line. You will be notified at the finishers tent as to whether you have won a prize or not.  Each team member is eligible for a spot prize.  If you do not run/walk in the race, you are not eligible for a spot prize.

ANIMALS/VEHICLES/EARPHONES

For safety reasons baby buggies, pets and earphones are prohibited.  This will be strictly enforced.  Any competitor wearing earphones will be withdrawn from the event.

 

OWN RISK

All competitors compete at their own risk.  Our committee accept no responsibility as detailed on the terms and conditions and declaration signed at entry.

 

CANCELLATION

In extreme weather the event may be cancelled at any time. In this situation entry fees are non-refundable. A decision will be made on the morning of the event as to whether that race will go ahead. A post will made on Facebook no less than half an hour before the race.

 

REFUNDS

No refunds will be made unless the organisers are notified in writing by the 12th of June 2020.  No refunds will be available after this date.  Refunds will incur a 25% administration fee, based on entry fee paid.

CAPE EGMONT BOAT CLUB

All competitors, spectators and support crew are warmly invited to the Cape Egmont Boat Club. On entry all non-members of the Cape Egmont Boat Club are to sign in on arrival.             

 

 

 

                                                                  Early Bird Entry (up to May 31st 2020)                   Late Entry

 

Half Marathon Run/Walk                                    $50.00                                                             $60.00

Half Marathon Team Event                                $80.00 (per team)                                          $80.00 (per team)

 

 

Entry Fees

FURTHER INFORMATION

For further information, including sponsorship opportunities, please contact us via our Facebook page or at capeegmonthalf@gmail.com

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