Sri Chinmoy Auckland Series 2016 Half-Marathons 5-10k & Children's 2.5k

Next race:
Carlton Gore Road, Auckland

Safe, Scenic Setting ... Events For All The Family!

Upcoming races

Race 1: 8 May
Race 2: 12 June
Race 3: 10 July
Race 4: 14 August
Race 5: 11 September

About the event

8 friendly, well organised events for all levels ... Join us for fitness, joy & self-transcendence!

  • Race 1: Mt Roskill/ War Memorial Park: 03 Apr 2016
  • Races 2-6: Auckland Domain: 08 May, 12 Jun, 10 Jul, 14 Aug & 11 Sep 2016
  • Races 7-8: Mt Roskill/ War Memorial Park: 13 Nov & 04 Dec 2016

View more info. Races 7-8
http://nz.srichinmoyraces.org/auckhalfseries

Distance

Half-Marathon, 5-10k & Childre's 2.5k
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Start time

  • All Races: Sundays 7.45 am

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:

  • 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 are from 7.00 am for all events.
  • Secure clothing/ gear storage is available at the registration tent.
  • Entries on the Day:
  • Entries on the day are from 7.00 am
  • Adults (all events) $35.00
  • Youths (under 20) (all events) $30.00
  • Children's 2.5k Race (Under 14) $10.00
  • Cash or cheque only

All finishers will receive:

  • Finisher certificates with accurate times.
  • Random spot prizes.
  • 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 12 years old, 10 km entrants to be 14 years and 21.1 km entrants to be 17 years of age. Children under 14 years of age are welcome to enter the 2.5 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 2.5 km Race - Sri Chinmoy Mid-Year Series 2015

  • The 2.5 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 7.45 am.
  • The course is one lap of the accurately calibrated 2.5k Aucland Domain course ... see map.
  • 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.
  • Online Entries: Online Entry Fee $8.00 ... see above
  • Entries on the Day are also available between 7.00 am - 7.40 am Sunday mornings ... Auckland Domain cricket pavilion ... off Carlton Gore Road.
  • A parent must be present to sign the entry form
  • Entry fee on the day is $10.00
  • Family Rates: 2 Children $15.00; 3 Children $20.00)
  • Cash or cheque only

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 2.5 km Race (Under14)

  • Girls: 9.59 Isabel Allen 12, (2016)
  • Boys: 10.56 Luc Quesnel 9, (2016)

Children's 1.5 km Race (Under14)

  • Girls: 5.51 Katie Heaven 13, (2015)
  • Boys: 6.10 Thomas Reid 12, (2012)
     

Previous Results

  • 2016 Aug 14th
    Sri Chinmoy Half Marathon 5-10k & Children's 2.5k ... Auckland Domain

    After a cold frosty night, a delightful, sunny winters' day greeted the runners and walkers who participated in race 5 of the Sri Chinmoy 'Auckland Series 2016' ... held at the Auckland Domain on Sunday.

    Johan Kvasnicka (1.26.01) was victorious in the Sri Chinmoy Half-Marathon ... comfortably ahead of Mike Rishworth (1.34.04) and Regan Hannett(1.34.45).

    Naomi McRae (1.47.13) was the first woman ... followed by of Robyn Perkins (1.50.58) and Satomi Ito (1.55.30).

    Jamie Billot (41.26) won the Sri Chinmoy 10k Race... from Noah Aubert (43.28) and Steve Sutton (44.49).

    Sophie Azzi (46.45) repeated her July victory in the women's 10k ... from 2nd & third place-getters Maureen Sutherland (49.21) and Liz Hardley (52.08).

    Mark Carryer, (22.04) had another fine win in the Sri Chinmoy 5k Race while Melanie Perry (24.32) placed first in the woman's 5k.

    Peyton Leigh (10.46) was the outright winner of the Sri Chinmoy 2.5k Children's Race. Flynn Wilson (11.05) won the 2.5k boy's race.

  • 2016 Jul 10th
    Sri Chinmoy Half Marathon 5-10k & Children's 2.5k ... Auckland Domain

    A chilly, breezy overcast mid-winters day heralded race 4 of the Sri Chinmoy Half-Marathon 'Auckland Series' ... at Auckland Domain on Sunday.

    Mark Patterson (1.22.07) had a fine victory in the Sri Chinmoy Half-Marathon ... gradually easing away from runner-up David Chamberlain (1.24.33) ... followed by third place-getter Mike Rishworth (1.34.27).

    Jacqueline Eastman (1.37.04) was the first woman ... comfortably ahead of Inna Ovodkova (1.48.47) and Kim Dirks (1.54.08).

    Michael Robinson (38.30) was the Sri Chinmoy 10k Race winner ... from Roy Crisostomo (41.46) and James Gill (43.12). Sophie Azzi (46.28) won the women's 10k ... followed by Leanne Bellamy (49.54) and Winnie Lau (50.08).

    Mark Carryer, (21.21) won the Sri Chinmoy 5k Race and Peyton Leigh 12, (23.18) was a repeat winner in the women's 5k.

    Madelina Leigh 11, (10.28) ran a personal best to win the Sri Chinmoy 2.5k Children's Race ... closely followed by Holly Harding 12, (10.34) and Charlotte Goldsmith 10, (11.07). Flynn Wilson 8, (11.20) was the under 14 boy's 2.5k race winner.

  • 2016 Jun 12th
    Sri Chinmoy Half Marathon 5-10k & Children's 2.5k ... Auckland Domain

    A mild early Winters day (incliding a touch of light rain towards the finish) heralded race 3 of the Sri Chinmoy Half-Marathon 'Auckland Series' ... at Auckland Domain on Sunday.

    In the Sri Chinmoy Half-Marathon former N.Z 100k representative, Mark Bright (1.23.19), ran strong race, overtaking runner up Valentin Baron (1.23.19) and race leader Michael Robinson (1.23.19) in the final km, to achieve a very fine, hard fought victory.

    Ingrid Morrison (1.47.20) was the first woman ... comfortably ahead of Jaime Stevenson (1.52.38) and Kathy Harding (1.58.43).

    Mark Patterson (37.46) won the Sri Chinmoy 10k Race from Mark Blake (41.58) and Craig Rich (42.32). Natalie Radley (48.56) won the women's 10k ... followed by Natalie Radley (47.20) and promising teen rookie Tyler Barlett (48.21).

    Peyton Leigh 12, (22.11) was the outright winner of the Sri Chinmoy 5k Race and Oliver Coponet, (23.30) won the Men's 5k.

    Madelina Leigh 11, (10.50) won the Sri Chinmoy 2.5k Children's Race ... followed by Millie Clegg 10, (11.05) and Charlotte Goldsmith 10, (11.05). Dennis Wood 11, (11.07) was the boy' 2.5k race winner ... followed by Troy Billot 9, (13.40) and Joel Everett 8, (13.41).

  • 2016 May 8th
    Sri Chinmoy Half Marathon 5-10k & Children's 2.5k ... Auckland Domain

    A mild cloudy Autumn day heralded race 2 of the Sri Chinmoy Half-Marathon 'Auckland Series'... held at the beautiful Auckland Domain last Sunday.

    David Chamberlain ran an excellent 1.24.05 to comfortably win the Sri Chinmoy Half-Marathon ... followed followed by Ben Higgison (1.30.47) & Rupert Nelson (1.32.21). Rae Peters (1.40.58) was the first woman ...  ahead of Tracy Benjamin (1.57.09) and Kathy Harding (2.01.33).

    Michael Robinson (37.56) won the Sri Chinmoy 10k Race from visiting French triathlete Valentin Baron (39.29). Natalie Radley (48.56) won the women's 10k ... followed by Liz Hardie (52.25).

    Mark Carryer 31, (19.41) and Peyton Leigh 12, (22.53) were victorious in the Sri Chinmoy 5k Race.

    Isabel Allen 12, (9.59) set a course record in the inaugural Sri Chinmoy 2.5k Children's Race ... followed by Sophie Robb 9, (10.10) and Madelina Leigh 11, (10.30). Luc Quesnel 9, (10.56) sets the inaugural 2.5k boy's mark ... followed by Flynn Wilson 8, (11.54) and Liam Beasley 10, (12.00).

  • 2015 Sep 13th
    Sri Chinmoy Half Marathon 5-10k & Children's 1.5k Auckland - Results

    Sunday 13 September 2015

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    A mild cloudy day and near perfect running conditions heralded race 6 of the Sri Chinmoy Half-Marathon series at the Auckland Domain on Sunday.

    Craig Whitaker 38, ran an excellent 1.28.29 to win  the Sri Chinmoy Half-Marathon ... followed followed by Michael Dall 43 (1.36.20) & Roy Crisostomo, 37 (1.37.06).  

    Kim Dirks 44, (1.53.54, (1.36.08) was first woman ... finishing comfortably ahead of runner-up  and Kathy Harding 45, (1.59.45).

    Woman's leader Katherine Morgan 33, (40.39) was the outright victor in the Sri Chinmoy 10k Race ... followed by Melanie James 43, (44.50) . Steve Sutton 53, (43.20) was the 10k men's winner.

    Mark Carryer 31, (21.26) and Peyton Leigh 12, (23.03) were victorious in the  Sri Chinmoy 5k Race.

    Amelia Norris 11, (6.12) ran her best time around the Sri Chinmoy Peace Mile course to win the children's 1.5k race from Maddie Leight 10, (6.22). Joel Parkinson 10, (7.00) was a repeat winner in the boy's 1.5k race from Vincent Dall-Hjorling (8) (7.15).

    Sri Chinmoy Half-Marathon

    Open Men Open Women
    1 Craig Whitaker 38 1.28.29 1 Kim Dirks 44 1.53.54
    2 Michael Dall 43 1.36.20 2 Kathy Harding 45 1.59.45
    3 Roy Crisostomo 37 1.37.06 3 Jill Bishop 64 2.01.00
    4 Malcolm  Chamberlin 61 1.41.39 4 Cherie Tollemache 26 2.11.23
    5 Lyndon Dahlberg 39 1.44.40 5 Sarah Lockyer 46 2.22.02
    6 Ian Brailsford 50 1.48.04 Women 60-69
    7 Joachim Brand 46 1.50.59 1 Jill Bishop 64 2.01.00
    8 Tim Grammer 48 1.51.36          
    9 Meill Dreadon 56 1.53.42          
    10 Robert Webb 51 2.07.07          
    11 Gary Regtien 79 2.32.54          
    12 Ronald Chen 65 2.34.21 Men 60-69
    Men 50-59 1 Malcolm  Chamberlin 61 1.41.39
    1 Ian Brailsford 50 1.48.04 2 Ronald Chen 65 2.34.21
    2 Meill Dreadon 56 1.53.42 Men 70+
    3 Robert Webb 51 2.07.07 1 Gary Regtien 79 2.32.54

    Sri Chinmoy 10 Km Race

    Open Men Open Women
    1 Steve Sutton 53 43.20 1 Katherine Morgan 33 40.39
    2 John Kent 65 45.41 2 Melanie James 43 44.50
    3 Yamato Nakamuka 16 46.50 3 Maureen Sutherland 44 49.42
    4 Nigel Adams 57 46.50 4 Liz Hardley 60 50.39
    5 Bruce Colloff 59 46.58 5 Judith Bradshaw 64 52.27
    6 Simon Everett 46 47.26 6 Stephanie Maslek 28 55.29
    7 David Blazey 44 50.01 7 Liz Culpan 45 56.11
    8 Richard Bright 65 52.45 8 Danielle Riekwel 28 58.06
    9 Haoting Ma (Late start 44.25) 15 53.25 9 Hannah Sharpe 34 58.10
    10 Jon Holmes 25 54.44 10 Frances Bates 34 1.07.18
    11 Chris Taylor 57 55.04 11 Jenny Loader 23 1.07.43
    12 Jason Lo 34 58.02 12 Amy Chang 59 1.27.10
    13 Brian Dahlberg 70 59.48 13 Janice Sangster 77 1.30.03
    14 Jaewon Kilm 49 1.04.44   Shiro Pillay    n/t
    15 Junewon Park 41 1.04.44          
    16 Kang Sub Kwon 51 1.06.21          
    17 Sanjay More 48 1.07.37          
    18 David Hamilton 74 1.36.33          
    Men 50+ Women 50+
    1 Steve Sutton 53 43.20 1 Liz Hardley 60 50.39
    2 John Kent 65 45.41 2 Judith Bradshaw 64 52.27
    3 Nigel Adams 57 46.50 3 Amy Chang 59 1.27.10
    4 Bruce Colloff 59 46.58 4 Janice Sangster 77 1.30.03
    5 Richard Bright 65 52.45          
    6 Chris Taylor 57 55.04          
    7 Brian Dahlberg 70 59.48          
    8 Kang Sub Kwon 51 1.06.21          
    9 David Hamilton 74 1.36.33          

    Sri Chinmoy 5 Km Race 

    Open Men Open Women
    1 Mark  Carryer 31 21.36 1 Peyton Leigh 12 23.03
    2 Travis Manning 14 24.08 2 Katie  Heaven 14 24.02
    3 Mark  Royden 39 31.50 3 Eva Sutherland 12 24.08
      Aion Royden 15 n/t 4 Melanie Perry 45 24.58
              5 Kay Hammond 47 28.37
              6 Kerry McCornish 57 31.08

    Sri Chinmoy 1.5 Km Children's Race

    Boys Under 14 Girls Under 14
    1 Joel Parkinson 10 7.00 1 Amelia Norris 11 6.12
    2 Vincent  Dall-Hjorring 8 7.15 2 Maddie Leigh 10 6.21
    3 Tom Manos 7 8.31 3 Charlotte Goldsmith 9 6.32
    4 Timothy Parkinson 8 9.21 4 Marcail Parkinson 13 7.06
      Sam Manos 6 n/t 5 Isabella Manos 9 7.14
      Jeremiah Parkinson 4 n/t 6 Emilia Goldsmith 7 7.17
              7 Natalie Goldsmith 5 9.12
              8 Amara Guptall 12 15.43
              9 Zipporah Parkinson 6 15.44