Entry FeesHalf Marathon $35 10km $25 5km $15Kids run $10 For all registrations received after the cut off date of March 11th 2016 a late fee of $20 will apply. You may register on the day at the Registration Desk – please be aware that the cut off time for On the Day Registrations is 8.30 am. *Please note that late registrations will not receive a goodie bag.Competitor numbers will be issued in the registration packs. All numbers must be attached to the front of your top and be clearly visible at all times. This year Taihape Half Marathon and Events will be using the services of Active Timing Solutions. The advantages to you are:
Registration Packs are to be collected from the Registration Desk at the Half Marathon event site.
These can be collected from 7.45 am.Please NOTE change in start times for some events!!!!!Start Times7.45am Event Pack Collection & On The Day Registration8.40am Half Marathon Runners / Walkers Brief9.00am Half Marathon Runners / Walkers Start
9.10am Kids 2.6km Race Brief9.15am Kids 2.6km Fun Run Start9.50am 10km and 5km Race Brief10.00 am 10km and 5km Race Start (10km first)
12:45pm Prize Giving Start/FinishAll events start and finish at Wainui Hall on Pungatawa Road. Drink StationsWater will be available for competitors along the route. Entertainment and RefreshmentsSt Josephs School will be holding a sausage sizzle selling sausages, gourmet patties and drinks. All other sales will be cash sales. NO eftpos available. PrizesTrophies will be awarded to the fastest male local (resident of Taihape or Mangaweka districts) and also to the fastest female local (resident of Taihape or Mangaweka districts) in the Half Marathon. A cash prize of is awarded to the fastest local (resident of Taihape or Mangaweka districts) in the 10km event.Prizes will also be awarded to winners of the Half Marathon, 10km and 5km.All entrants will be eligible for numerous spot prizes MerchandiseTaihape Half Marathon T-shirts and Singlets are available to pre-order either via your online entry or using the printable PDF entry form. T-shirts and singlets are $30 each and available as: Womens fitted tees 6-24
mens S - 5XL
Colours : RED / SPRING BLUE / WHITE / BLACK Womens fitted singlet 6-24
Mens S - 5XL
Colours: BLACK / WHITE PLEASE NOTE THAT THE TAIHAPE HALF MARATHON LOGO WILL BE ON THE LEFT CHEST AREA AND THE TAIHAPE MCDONALDS LOGO WILL BE ON THE RIGHT CHEST AREA OF BOTH T-SHIRTS AND SINGLETS.
ONLY PRE-ORDERED T-shirts will be printed with the date. T-shirts purchased on the day will have the Half Marathon logo only. Caps $15 eachThese have the Taihape Half Marathon Logo printed on them.Colours: WHITE / BLUE MassagesBoth pre and post event massage will be available on the day from 8.30am.Cost is $15 for 10mins. Only cash payments can be accepted on the day, however internet payments may be made in advance. To reserve a time and pre-pay via internet banking, please deposit payment into account Westpac 03 1525 0020252 001 using your name and email address as reference. You will then be contacted to organise a suitable time slot. PhotosErin Larson of Endlessly Photography has been appointed the official photographer for the event.
How do I get there?Taihape is located on State Highway 1 between Taupo and Palmerston North. If coming from the north turn left at the Gretna Hotel or if coming from the south, then please turn right at the Gretna and follow the Napier Taihape/Spooners Hill Road for approx 3km and turn right onto Pungatawa Road. Wainui Hall is approx 2km along Pungatawa Road.
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