Ascot Park Hotel MARATHON

Southland Marathon (42.2km) (The course has not been officially measured to IAAF standards)

The marathon race will start and finish at the historic Stead Street wharf.  This is a 2 lap course. The walkway will take you down one side of Pleasure Bay lagoon, where you can see wildlife such as ducks and swans, then head out towards Bluff along the Te Araroa trail.  At the halfway point turn around and return via the Roger Sutton boardwalk up to a viewpoint to enjoy views of the estuary and the lagoon.  Then back to the finish line and begin your next lap.  


Date Sunday 9 October 2021
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Entry Fee

 $90 until 30th September 

 $110 after 1st October

Distance 42.2km
Start time 8am
Start location Stead Street wharf, Invercargill.
Finish line All events finish at the Stead Street wharf,Invercargill.
Transport Parking is available along Bond Street and surrounding side streets, then it's a short walk to the start area. Please don't park on the grass areas.
Minimum age Participants must be 18 years of age or over on race day.
Cut-off time Competitors still on the course at 1.15pm may be withdrawn.
Timing and results

 Results will be based on the times given by the official timing system.

 The age group categories for men and women are Open (under 34), Masters (35-49) and Masters (50+)

Prize Money Prize money will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place getters in each category (male and female)


Course MapClick here