Whitianga Half Marathon

Event Date - 25th May 2018

Register Now before this popular event sells out!!

This will be the second annual Whitianga Half Marathon to be held on Saturday 25th May 2019 in the beautiful Mercury Bay.

There is a 21km course, a 10km course, a 5km course and a 2km kids beach dash. Each course can be either ran or walked. We are expecting people from all over New Zealand. We are encouraging this as a fun family event. Everyone can participate in some way. There will be a exciting and festive feel at Race HQ on Buffalo Beach Reserve. 

This event has been created to give back to the community and all community groups involved will receive donations.

Race day schedule:

8.50am  - 21km Race Safety Briefing

9.00am - 21km Run Start

9.10am - 21km Walk Start

9.15am - 10km Race Safety Briefing

9.20am - 10km Run Start

9.25am - 10km Walk Start

9.30am - 5km Race Safety Briefing

9.35am - 5km Run/Walk Start

11.30am -2km Kids Beach Dash Start

Times are subject to change. Please check information closer to the event.


The first year on the Register Now system, the Whitianga team are making the most of the following bespoke elements in the Register Now system:

  • Mailchimp integration via API automatically updating subscriber details once the entrant has entered through the Register Now system
  • Sub category logic
  • Maximum event numbers for specific event categories &
  • Sell out management