Sri Chinmoy Auckland Half-Marathon, 5-10k & Children's 2.5k Series 2020

Next race:
War Memorial Park, Auckland

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

About the event

Friendly, well organised family runs/ walks for all levels!

** 9 Awesome events spread over 2  stunning running venues ... Join us for fitness, joy & self-transcendence!

** 'Early Bird' Series Passes & Multi-Event Discounts!

** Special Youth (14-19) & Children (Under 14) rates!

2020 Series: 

  • Races 1-2: War Memorial Park, Mt Roskill: 23 Feb & 05 Apr 2020
  • Races 3-7: Auckland Domain: 03 May, 14 Jun, 05 Jul, 26 Jul & 13 Sep 2020
  • Races 8-9: War Memorial Park, Mt Roskill: 18 Oct & 13 Dec 2020

Events

Races 1-2 & 8-9: Mt Roskill, War Memorial Park:

    • Half-Marathon: 7.45 am
    • 10 km, 5.6 km: 7.45 am
    • Children's 2.5 km: 7.50 am
  • View course map »

Races 3-7: Auckland Domain:

    • Adults: $30 online, $35 on day
    • Adult Series [2-9 Events] $54 - $150

    • Youth (14-19): $20 online, $25 on day
    • Youth Series [2-9 Events] $36 - $100

    • Children (Under 14): $10
    • Children Series [2-9 Events] $18 - $50
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    • ** Online entries close 5.00 pm, the Sat. before each event.
    • ** Half-Mthn Time Limit 2 Hr 30 Min (run/ race-walk only)

Contact

Race Director: Simahin Pierce
(021) 298 7498
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EVENT DETAILS

Event Setting - Course Layout:

(1) Auckland Domain loop 2.5 km
(2) War Memoral Park loop 2.2 km

  • Beautiful, peaceful parkland settings - runners and walkers at all levels of fitness are welcome.
  • Fast, safe and certified accurate 'Jones-calibrated' 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 2.5/ 2.2 km.
  • Lap counters provided for half-marathon participants
  • **Strict 2 Hour 30 Minutes Time Limit** for half-marathon events (suit runners/ 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.

All finishers will receive:

  • Finisher certificates with accurate times.
  • Random spot prizes.
  • Free, nutritious, yummy, post-race food and drinks.

Awards:

  • Half-Marathons: 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 Races: 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.
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 - 9 28.5% - 44.4% $150.00 $100.00 $50.00

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, cheque or direct debit only.

ENTER ONLINE

https://www.registernow.com.au/secure/Register.aspx?E=32483

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, cheque or direct debit 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 11 years old, 10 km entrants to be 14 years and 21.1 km entrants to be 17 years of age. Children & youths 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.

Course Safety/ No Road Closures

(1) Auckland Domain:

  • 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:

  • 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: 1.13.05 Ciaran Faherty (2017)
  • 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)

  • Boys: 9.28 Ayden McKechnie (2018)
  • Girls: 9.18 Sophie Robb (2019)

Children's 1.5 km Race (Under14)

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

Sri Chinmoy Half-Marathon

  • Men: 1.20.38  Zebedee Stone (2018)
  • Women: 1.28.45 Roxanne Shahtahmaseb (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: 42.17 Cath Delaporte (2019) 

Sri Chinmoy 5.6km Race

  • Men: 21.30 Paura Raharaha (2018)
  • Women: 23.21 Sophie Robb (2019)

Children's 2.5 km Race (Under14)

  • Girls: 9.36 Sophie Robb (2017)
  • Boys: 9.57 Ayden Mckechnie (2018)

Previous Results

  • 2019 Dec 1st
    Sri Chinmoy Half Marathon, 10k, 5.6k & Kid's 2.5k ... War Memorial Park, Mt Roskill

    A warm, early Summer's day greeted runners and walkers for race 9 of the Sri Chinmoy Auckland Series 2019 ... held at the picturesque, evergreen War Memorial Park/ Lovelock Track, Mt Roskill on Sunday.

    In the Sri Chinmoy Half-Marathon Steve Darby (1.36.44) ran a strong race, gradually easing away from the rest of the field, for a fine win ... followed by Anthony Coe (1.40.07) and John Bower (1.44.32).

    Cath Delaporte (42.17) was the outright victor of the Sri Chinmoy 10k Race ... clipping 23 seconds off Holly Harding's 4-week-old women's course record.  Kim Dirks (52.56) and Andrea Rolls (54.49) were the women's runners'-up.

    Alex Garden (44.22) celebrated his birthday with a victory in the Sri Chinmoy 10k Men's Race ...followed by Ian Fearnside (46.09) and John Denize (46.35). 

    Leah Anstis  (26.43) was the overall winner of the Sri Chinmoy 5.6k race ... from Meagan Ramages (34.24) and Melisa Lawton (1.16.18).

    Stephen Rawles  (26.54) won the men's 5.6k race ... followed by his improving son Alexander (28.32) and Shane Prins (31.59).

    Oscar Lam (12.08) won the Sri Chinmoy 2.5k Children's Race ... followed by Joshua Parkinson (13.43) and Henry Katongo (15.57).

    Grace Parkinson (12.24) won the girls 2.5k race ... from Lucia Katongo (12.36) and Madison Wilcox (18.22).