Race Date: Sunday 2nd September 2018
Race Venue: North Shore, Auckland.
North Shore’s No.1 Running Event, Sold Out every year since 2012 and a Record 2300 Entrants in 2017!
The North Shore Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k, 5k and kids Marathon will take place in the heart of Auckland’s North Shore – Takapuna and is widely regarded as one of New Zealand’s most Scenic Marathon and Half Marathon events.
The Race Head Quarters will be based at Gould Reserve, Takapuna Beach and will be the centre of all the race activity, making it a great race for spectators and supporters who are only a short walk away to the great cafes and restaurants of Takapuna.
The course, one of New Zealands most scenic Marathon and Half Marathon’s will be based on a 21.1km circuit that will see participants start along Takapuna Beach and make their way down to Devonport taking in beautiful Narrow Neck Beach and Cheltenham Beach before tackling the amazing Maungauika/Historic North Head then returning to Takapuna then onto a loop around Milford before heading back to Takapuna Beach finishing on Gould Reserve with Takapuna Beach and Rangitoto Island as a stunning back drop to your finish.
There is a mixture of Road, Beach and Grass Trails, so a bit of something for everyone.
The 1km circuit around Maungauika/Historic North Head using the DOC Tunnels Loop will be the showcase of the event with Auckland’s best views over the city and out into the Hauraki Gulf. Maungauika/North Head Historic Reserve is Treaty of Waitangi redress land of Nga Mana Whenua o Tamaki Makaurau, being the 13 iwi/hapū of Tāmaki Makaurau
The North Shore Marathon has Sold Out every year since 2012 and was a Finalist for the Event of the Year in 2013, 2014 & 2017 at the Harbour Sport Excellence Awards.