Southern Lakes Half Marathon
06 April 2019
Southern Lakes Half Marathon and 10K is a fun and festive event, and an ideal event for any runner looking to achieve their new PB. It's fast and scenic providing opportunity for lots of great prizes to be won!
Finisher's medalChip timingCash prizes to be wonDrink stations
Half MarathonSouthern Lakes Half Marathon starts at 9:00AM on the Cardrona Valley Road, 3km down the valley from the Cardrona Hotel, below the Cardrona Ski Field entrance. Parking available in the field 400m down from the start10kmThe 10K Run/Walk starts at 10:00AM 600m down from Spots Creek, 10k up the Cardrona Valley Road from Ardmore Street.Drink Stations:Drink Station 1. – 5km at James Rd.Drink Station 2. – Half way pointDrink Station 3. – 5km to go just before Riverbank Rd.There will be plastic cup of water and Pure electrolyte at each drink station and at the start and finish lines.Kilometre markings:Each kilometre is marked on the road in fluoro and numbered. Up to half way they’re marked as kms going up. After halfway, they’re marked as kms to go.
Friday 5 April:14:00 - 20:00 - Registration / race pack pick up at MP Outdoors, 17 Dunmore Street, Wanake. Buse must be booked by 8pm, limited numbers of tickets for Friday purchaseSaturday 6 April - Race Day:7:45AM - Half Marathon buses leaves promptly from corner of McDougal and Ardmore streets.8:00AM to 8:30AM - Late race pack pick-up for SLHM at the Event Starting Point. We recommend registering Friday. NO EVENT ENTRIES WILL BE TAKEN ON THE DAY OF THE RACE.8:45AM - Final briefing for SLHM. All competitors must attend.9:00AM - SLHM starts.9:00AM - 10K Run bus leaves promptly from corner of McDougal and Ardmore streets taking competitors to the start line. View Bus pickup point9:00AM to 9:30AM - Late race pack pick-up for the 10K Run at the Event Starting Point. We recommend registering Friday. NO ENTRIES FOR THE 10KM ON RACE DAY. 9:45AM - Final briefing for the 10K Run. All competitors must attend.10:00AM - 10K Run starts.2:00PM - Priving, at Jack Rabbit resturant and Bar Cardrona Valley Road
Event Parking:Parking for the 10km event is in the Paddock. Portaloos will be visible on the lef-hand side of the road as you are coming from Wanaka. Parking for the half marathon is just below Boundary Creek. All parking areas will have event signage. Please listen to instructions given regarding parking from the parking marshals.BusesBus tickets must be pre-booked during the entry process or at the Event Check in on Friday 05 April. For those who can’t make Friday registration and have bought a bus ticket, you just need to check in to the bus Marshall on Saturday morning, he will have your name on a list.Half Marathon Bus: departs the corner of Ardmore and McDougal Streets at 7:45am taking to the start line. You must have a bus ticket that has been bought online (included in your race pack) or purchased at Event Check in on Friday 05 April at MT Outdoors between 1pm and 8pm.10k Bus: departs the corned or Ardmore and McDougal Streets at 9:00am taking to the start line. You must have a bus ticket that has been bought online (included in your race pack) or purchased at Event Check in on Friday 05 April at MT Outdoors between 1pm and 8pm.
Suitable running gear for all weather conditionsThere will be a trailer at both start lines that will bring your extra clothing/gear down to the finish line. Make sure you clearly label your gear bag. Please don’t leave your gear on the bus.
Road CautionThe road verge is quite narrow in many places on both the Half Marathon course and the 10K Run. It is very important to keep as close as possible to the extreme right of the road and be very careful when passing other runners. Groups of runners please stay in single file. **We highly encourage runners to not wear listening devices of any description.PhotographyThere will be an opportunity for you to purchase photos taken on the dayMerchandisePre-ordered merchandise can be collected at MT Outdoors on Friday between 2 pm and 8 pm. There will be a limited number of extras that can be purchased at MT outdoors on Friday.