Sunday 28 October 2018

Course Details

Date Sunday 28th October
Entry Fee View Entry Fees here
Distance 5km
Start Time 10:00am
Start Line Point Erin Pools, Sarsfield Street, Auckland Click here to view a map of the start area
Finish Line Victoria Park, Fanshawe Street, Auckland
Minimum Age Open to all ages. All participants between the ages of 0 - 9 must be accompanied by an adult for the entire duration of the event and the accompanying adult takes full responsibility for the safety of the entrant 9 years or under. Participants over the age of 10 can complete the course without an accompanying adult. Single baby buggies only (not double or triple) will be allowed. The occupant of the baby buggy cannot walk in the event and will not be charged an entry fee.  
Cut-off time The course will officially close at 1:00pm.
Timing Results Timing results will be provided by age group category. The 5km Challenge age group categories are as follows for men and women; 0-34 years, 35-39 years, 40-44 years, 45-49 years, 50-54 years, 55-59 years, 60-64 years, 65-69 years, 70-74 years, 75+ years
Prizes Spot prizes will be awarded at random on the day.
Walkers Walkers are welcome to enter in the 5km Challenge. Please ensure walkers start at the back behind the runners and keep to the left at all times.


Course Summary

The Heart Foundation 5km Challenge takes in Westhaven Marina, the Tank Farm and Viaduct Harbour before turning onto Fanshawe Street for a finish at Victoria Park. The course is best described as flat.

* All start times and event courses are subject to change dependent on road conditions and road availability. The start times and event courses will be confirmed in advance of the event and course description and maps will be updated with the final event course.

Click here to view the Spectator Viewing Zones Map

Please note - the busway and motorway section is only available to runners on race day. It is illegal to be on these sections of the course at any other time.