born2move Reiter Friendship Marathon and Half Marathon

born2move Reiter Friendship Marathon and Half Marathon

WHAT
A scenic, flat marathon and half marathon in Auckland, on the picturesque waterfront through Wynyard Quarter and along Tamaki Drive through Okahu Bay, Mission Bay and Kohimarama Beach.

WHEN AND WHERE
Sunday 23rd February 2014
Meet 8:50am on Quay Street outside the old Ferry Building (click on Google Maps link for map http://goo.gl/maps/P7rba)
Look out for Bazyl who will be wearing his red, short sleeve running t-shirt with 'born2move.co.nz” printed on the front and back.

START TIME - 9:00am.

IMPORTANT NOTES
This is an official event but is not recognised by Athletics New Zealand or Auckland Council.
This is a friendship marathon on behalf of Anton Reiter. Anton is a German runner and “Marathon Maniac”. He is travelling on a cruise ship and needs to complete a certain amount of marathons each year to reach a certain level of Marathon Maniac (you can read more about Marathon Maniacs at http://www.marathonmaniacs.com/are-you-a-marathon-maniac/maniac-criteria)
born2move are setting up this marathon so he can run a marathon when his ship docks in Auckland.
The roads will not be closed to traffic.
There is no entry fee.
There are no drinks stations but there are water fountains along the way.
Bring your own water/gels/food.
There are no marshalls or first aid stations.
You must register for the event on the born2move Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/events/618161351588502/).
Your times will be recorded and displayed on the facebook event page and the born2move website.

THE COURSE
http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/360211853
1 lap = 21.1km (Half Marathon)
2 laps = 42.2km (Marathon)

COURSE DESCRIPTION
Starting from the Old Ferry building on Quay Street, run west along Quay Street,
0.4km continue straight ahead past the Voyager Maritime Museum
0.5km straight onto Wynyard Crossing bridge
0.8km Turn right onto Brigham Street and follow the road round into Hamer Street.
2.1km Take the first right by the childrens playground and head back towards Wynyard Crossing
2.5km straight onto Wynyard Crossing bridge
2.9km Past the Voyager Maritime Museum again and straight ahead onto Quay Street
3.3km Past the Old Ferry Building. Keep straight ahead on Quay Street which turns into Tamaki Drive
12.23km Turnaround point on Tamaki Drive (180 metres past the Kohimarama Yacht Club building at the eastern end of Kohimarama Beach)
21.15km Back at the Old Ferry Building.

THE DISTANCE
Half Marathon = 21.1km
Marathon = 42.2km

CONTACT
Bazyl
Mobile: 021 715001 email: bazyl@born2move.co.nz