Sri Chinmoy Mid-Year Series 2015

17 May, 2015
Auckland Domain, Auckland

Half-Marathons, 5-10k Run/ Walks & Kids 1.5k events for all the family!

Upcoming races

Race 1: 17 May
Race 2: 14 June
Race 3: 12 July
Race 4: 9 August
Race 5: 13 September

About the event

  • All standards welcome ... Join us for fitness, joy & self-transcendence!


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Start time

  • All Events: 7.45 am Sundays

Contact

Race Director: Simahin Pierce
(09) 6209747
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EVENT DETAILS

Event Setting - Course Layout:

  • Beautiful, peaceful parklands setting - runners and walkers at all levels of fitness are welcome.
  • Fast, safe and accurate 'Jones-calibrated' 2.5 km course - distance markers every kilometre. 
  • Marshalls & helpers spread around the circuit ... lead cyclist to show you the way.
  • Aid station with water & Replace electrolyte drinks available every 2.5 km. Lap counters provided for half-marathon participants [2:30 time limit - suit runners and race-walkers only].

Car Parking - Race Number Pick-Up - Gear Storage - Entries on the Day:

  • There is plenty of free car parking in the Auckland Domain and adjacent streets.
  • The registration tent & start/ finish area are next to the Auckland Domain cricket pavilion - enter via Carlton Gore Road.
  • Race number pick up & entries on the day ($30.00) are from 7.00 am on the day of each event.
  • Secure clothing/ gear storage is available at the registration tent.

All finishers will receive:

  • Finisher certificates with accurate times for all participants.
  • Random spot prizes are awarded as you cross the finish line.
  • Free, nutritious, yummy, post-race food and drinks

Awards:

  • Half-Marathon Awards - Trophies for 1st placed open men/ women, medals for 2nd & 3rd places plus, medals for 1st placed men/ women 50-59, 60-69 & 70+
  • 10Km Awards - Trophies for 1st placed open men/ women, medals for 2nd & 3rd places & 1st placed men/ women 50+
  • 5Km Awards - Medals for 1st, 2nd & 3rd placed open men/ women
  • Complete race results and event photos will be posted on our website after each event.

Race Results & Photos:

  • Complete race results and event photos will be posted on our website after each event.

Runners/ walkers please ensure you read this Health & Safety Check list:

Fit Enough to Complete Event:

Runners and walkers should be quite certain that they are fit enough and sufficiently well trained to complete these events. If you are unsure about your general health or fitness consult your family doctor before embarking on a training program. There are many running/ walking training programs available on the net ... contact us if you need any assistance.

Age Limits for Children & Young Adult Entries:

Whilst we encourage children and young adults to play sports and to be fit and active, research indicates that excessive participation in endurance sports by growing children and adolescents can lead to cumulative trauma of the muscles, joints and major vital organs. Therefore, we require 5 km entrants to be 13 years old, 10 km entrants to be 15 years and 20/ 21.1 km entrants to be 17 years of age. Children 7-12 years of age are welcome to enter the 1.5 km run/ walk.

Adequate Clothing:

All participants are advised to bring adequate clothing and protection for changes in weather, rain gear, polyprop clothing, gloves, sun hats, sunglasses, sunscreen etc. Supervision of Children: Children not participating are welcome providing they are supervised at all times by an adult.

Supervision of Children:

  • Children not participating are welcome providing they are supervised at all times by an adult.

Car Parking:

Car Parking: Runners and walkers may park in the free public car parking provided at the Auckland Domain and adjacent roadways.

Pre Race Safety Briefing:

There will be a safety briefing for runners and walkers at the start line. No Road Closures ...

Normal Road Rules Apply:

  • There are no road closures for this event so runners and walkers should remain vigilant, obey normal pedestrian road rules and expect traffic at all times.
  • Auckland Domain roadways are usually very quiet on Sunday mornings. However, runners and walkers should constantly be on alert and follow all directives from the traffic safety marshals.
  • Runners and walkers must follow the indicated channeling of the cones where necessary.
  • Walkers should walk no more than two abreast and keep single file/ to the left on narrower sections of the course to allow runners to pass safely.

Stay Hydrated During Event:

Runners and walkers should ensure that they keep hydrated during the event. Cups of water and electrolytes drinks will be handed out every 2.5 km adjacent to the registration/ finish area.

First Aid/ Emergencies:

A first aid kit will be located in the information/ registration tent. Participants should report any incidents or distressed persons to the nearest safety marshal. Safety marshals will direct participants to the information/ finish area for minor medical emergencies and report any distressed participants, incidents or emergencies to the chief safety officer or the race director.

Withdrawal of Exhausted or Distressed Participants:

If any participant becomes distressed or exhausted- the chief safety officer or race director shall withdraw that person from the event.

Childrens 1.5 km Race - Sri Chinmoy Mid-Year Series 2015

  • The 1.5 km run/ walk is to foster children's participation and fitness ... and is open to children under 14 years ... at all levels. 
  • Start/ finish is by the Auckland Domain cricket pavilion ... start time is approx 7.50 am (shortly after the start of the 5-10-21.1 km events}.
  • The course is a fast, flat, accurately calibrated lap of the roadway around the main field of the beautiful Auckland Domain ... also known as the Sri Chinmoy Peace Mile.
  • All participants to receive finisher certificates with accurate times, plus yummy, post race food and drinks.
  • A lead cyclist will show the way and safety marshals will be located around the course.
  • Parents, please ensure that you read the health and safety instructions.

Entries:

  • Entries for the children's 1.5 km run/ walk are on the day only.
  • Enter between 7.00 am - 7.45 am Sunday morning ... Auckland Domain cricket pavilion ... off Carlton Gore Road.
  • A parent must be present to sign the entry form
  • Entry fee is $5.00

Sri Chinmoy Half-Marathon
Men: 1.17.16 Graham Moore 42, (2006)
Women: 1.19.57 Nyla Carrol 39, (2005)

Sri Chinmoy Half-Marathon Race (walking) 
Men: 1.38.59 Tony Sargisson 30, (2005)
Women: 2.09.20 Alana Barber 22, (2009)

Sri Chinmoy 10 km Race 
Men: 34.39 Tony Edmonds 30, (2011) 
Women: 39.14 Lisa Robertson 25, (2008) 

Sri Chinmoy 5 km Race
Men: 17.10 Vajin Armstrong 24, (2004)
Women: 17.17 Holly van Dalen 24, (2013)

Children's 1.5 km
Boys: 6.10 Thomas Reid 12, (2012)
Girls: 6.08 Megan Nesbitt 11, (2012)