A Record Sold Out 2300 participants pounded the pavements of the North Shore in 2015.
The North Shore Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k, 5k and kids Marathon will take place in the heart of Auckland’s North Shore – Takapuna. 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 within 100 meters of 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 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.
The 1km circuit around 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.
The 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 North Shore Marathon Sold Out and was a Finalist for the Event of the Year in 2013 & 2014 at the Harbour Sport Excellence Awards.