Sri Chinmoy Auckland Series 2017

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WAR MEMORIAL PK. & AKL DOMAIN, Auckland

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

Events

Auckland Domain Runs/ Walks:

War Memorial Park Runs/ Walks:

    • Half-Marathon: 7.45 am
    • 10 km, 5.6 km: 7.45 am
    • Children's 2.5 km: 7.50 am
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    • Adults: $30 online, $35 on day
    • 9-Race Series Pass $150

    • Youth (14-19): $20 online, $25 on day
    • 9-Race Series Pass $100

    • Children (Under 14): $10
    • 9-Race Series Pass $50

Contact

Race Director: Simahin Pierce
(09) 6209747
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EVENT DETAILS

Event Setting - Course Layout:

  • Beautiful, peaceful parkland settings - runners and walkers at all levels of fitness are welcome.
  • Fast, safe and certified accurate 'Jones-calibrated' 2.2/ 2.5 km courses - distance markers every kilometre. 
  • Marshalls & helpers spread around the circuits ... lead cyclist to show you the way.
  • Aid station with water & Replace electrolyte drinks available every 2.2/ 2.5 km.
  • Lap counters provided for half-marathon participants [Strict 2:30 time limit - suit runners and race-walkers only].

Car Parking - Bib Number Pick-Up - Gear Storage:

(1) Auckland Domain:

  • There is plenty of free car parking in the  Auckland Domain and adjacent streets - enter via Carlton Gore Road.
  • The registration tent & start/ finish area are alongside the Auckland Domain cricket pavilion.
  • Bib number pick up & entries on the day are from 7.00 am until 7.40 am for all events.
  • Secure clothing/ gear storage is available at the registration tent.

(2) War Memorial Park:

  • There is abundant free car parking at the Lovelock Track end of the park - enter off 740 Sandringham Road Extension, Mt Roskill.
  • The registration tent & start/ finish area are located on the Lovelock Track.
  • Bib number pick up & entries on the day are from 7.00 am until 7.40 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 until 7.40 am (races start at 7.45 am).
  • Adults (all events) $35.00.
  • Youths (14-19) (all events) $25.00.
  • Children's (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:

  • Trophies for 1st placed open men/ women, medals for 2nd & 3rd places plus, medals for 1st placed men/ women 50-59, 60-69 & 70+.

10k Race:

  • Trophies for 1st placed open men/ women, medals for 2nd & 3rd places & 1st placed men/ women 50+.

5k/ 5.6k Races:

  • Medals for 1st, 2nd & 3rd placed open men/ women.

2.5k Races:

  • Medals for 1st placed Boy/ Girl (Under 14).

Race Results & Photos:

  • Complete race results and event photos will be posted on our website after each event.
No. Of Series Events Discount Adult (20+) Youth (14-19) Children (Under 14)
1 $30.00 $20.00 $10.00
2 10.0% $54.00 $36.00 $18.00
3 16.7% $75.00 $50.00 $25.00
4 20.0% $96.00 $64.00 $32.00
5 20.0% $120.00 $80.00 $40.00
6 25.0% $135.00 $90.00 $45.00
7 28.6% $150.00 $100.00 $50.00
8 37.5% $150.00 $100.00 $50.00
9-Event Series Passes 44.4% $150.00 $100.00 $50.00

Childrens 2.5 km Races

  • The Sri Chinmoy 2.5 km run/ walks are to foster children's participation and fitness ... and are open to children under 14 years ... at all levels. 
  • Auckland Domain races start/ finish by the Auckland Domain cricket pavilion ... start time is 7.45 am.
  • War Memorial Park/ Mt Roskill races start/ finish on the Lovelock Track - off 740 Sandringham Road Extension ... start time is 7.45 am.
  • Each course is one lap of an accurately calibrated 2.5k circuit ... see respective 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 $10.00 ... see above.
  • Entries on the Day are also available between 7.00 am - 7.40 am Sunday mornings.
  • 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.

EVENT SAFETY/ COURSE RECORDS

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.

Pre Race Safety Briefing:

  • There will be a safety briefing for runners and walkers at the start line.

Car Parking/ No Road Closures

(1) Auckland Domain:

  • Car Parking: Runners and walkers may park in the free public car parking provided at the Auckland Domain and adjacent roadways.
  • There are no road closures at the Auckland Domain & normal road rules apply for these events. 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.

(2) Mt Roskill/ War Memorial Park:

  • Car Parking: Runners and walkers may park in the free public car parking provided at the Lovelock Track, War Memorial Park and adjacent roadways - enter off 740 Sandringham Road Extension, Mt Roskill.
  • There are no road closures at War Memorial Park for this event ... however runners and walkers should remain vigilant, obey normal pedestrian rules and respect other park users at all times.
  • War Memorial pathways ways are usually very quiet on Sunday mornings. However, runners and walkers should constantly be on alert and follow all directives from the course 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.

Sri Chinmoy Half-Marathon

  • Men: 1.17.16 Graham Moore (2006)
  • Women: 1.19.57 Nyla Carrol (2005)

Sri Chinmoy Half-Marathon (Race-walking) 

  • Men: 1.38.59 Tony Sargisson (2005)
  • Women: 2.09.20 Alana Barber (2009)

Sri Chinmoy 10 km Race 

  • Men: 34.39 Tony Edmonds (2011) 
  • Women: 39.14 Lisa Robertson (2008) 

Sri Chinmoy 5 km Race

  • Men: 17.10 Vajin Armstrong (2004)
  • Women: 17.17 Holly van Dalen (2013)

Children's 2.5 km Race (Under14)

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

Children's 1.5 km Race (Under14)

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

Sri Chinmoy Half-Marathon

  • Women: 1.28.45 Roxanne Shahtahmasebi, (2015)
  • Men: 1.30.03  Richard Hart 2015)

Sri Chinmoy Half-Marathon (Race-walking) 

  • Men: 2.01.58 Mike Parker, (2015)

Sri Chinmoy 10 km Race 

  • Men: 36.44 Rick Tombling, (2015) 
  • Women: 44.15 Melanie James, (2015) 
  • Sri Chinmoy 5.6 km Race 

  • Men: 24.02 Mark Carryer, (2016) 
  • Women: 27.10 Kellie Randell (2016) 

Children's 2.5 km

  • Girls: 10.30 Sophie Robb 9, (2016)
  • Boys: 11.10 Nathan Waldmann 12, (2015

Previous Results

  • 2016 Sep 11th
    Sri Chinmoy Half Marathon 5-10k & Children's 2.5k ... Auckland Domain

    Photos Shortly ...

    An awesome, mild, sunny-spring day greeted the the runners and walkers who participated in race 6 of the Sri Chinmoy 'Auckland Series 2016' ... held at the Auckland Domain on Sunday.

    Henry Somerville (1.28.38) was victorious in the Sri Chinmoy Half-Marathon ... ahead of Matthew Hopper (1.29.36) and Malcolm Chamberlin (1.40.24).

    Jacqueline Eastman (1.37.52) comfortably won the woman's half ... followed by of Kathy Harding (2.03.22) and 16 year old rookie Emma Keall (2.54.04).

    David Kung (40.01) achieved first place in  the Sri Chinmoy 10k Race ... from Oscar Jacobsohn (46.15) and Chris Taylor (56.25).

    Maureen Sutherlan (50.35) won the women's 10k ... from 2nd & third place-getters Liz Hardley (52.31) and Julia McElroy( 1.00.23).

    Mark Carryer, (20.40) had another excellent victory win in the Sri Chinmoy 5k Race followed by Stephen Robb (21.09) and Travis Manning (23.34). 15 year old Katie Heaven was first in the woman's 5k (23.16) closely followed by 12 year old Holly Harding (23.23) and Helen Golding ( 26.42) .

    Sophie Robb (10.27) won the Sri Chinmoy 2.5k Children's Race ( Under 14) ... followed by Charlotte Goldsmith (11.16) and younger sister Scarlett Robb (11.50).

    Flynn Wilson (11.07) won the 2.5k boy's race.

  • 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).