ENTRY & REGISTRATION
No but you can download a postal entry form from the website. Or you can contact firstname.lastname@example.org and request a postal entry form to be posted to you.
You can enter a Social Team into the Half Marathon, 10km and 5km.
A Social Team is made up of male and female runners or walkers and can be entered into any of the events (Half, 10km or 5km). All team members don't need to be entered in the same event/distance. Teams must consist of a minimum of 2 in the Half Marathon event, 3 in the 10km event and 4 in the 5km event. The fastest 2 times of members in the Half, the fastest 3 times of members in the 10km and the fastest 4 times of members in the 5km will be added together. The winner of this challenge will be the team who has the fastest aggregate time. To enter your team click on the Team Tab and enter all of your team here.
Entries for the Kindercare Kids Commando Challenge close 4th October 2017. Late entries will be taken after this date and up to 30 mins before event start on event day. A $5.00 late fee will be added.
No, if you are entering more than 1 person you can enter everyone at the same time and pay for all entries in one payment.
Yes you can, however their e-confirmation or written authority from them is necessary.
The race pack contains your race number, electronic timing chip, safety pins, promotional and giveaway items.
You pick your race number and race pack up from the Flagstaff Club, Flagstaff Park Commodore Avenue, Flagstaff in Hamilton. Registration is open from 12 noon to 4pm Saturday 7th October and from 7.00am Sunday 8th October. We ask that if you live locally to please pick your number and pack up on Saturday to avoid queues and congestion on Sunday.
You must bring your e-confirmation or manual confirmation with you. If you have misplaced your confirmation please bring some other form of identification such as driver’s license.
You must contact us by email email@example.com by 1 October and we will organise for you. If you have not contacted us by that date each team member will have to pick up their own registration number and pack.
Yes you can. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your request. There is no charge for doing this.
Yes you can. When you enter your team there is an option for you to indicate if you require your race numbers and packs to be collated and to name the team member who will pick them up from registration.
A team must consist of 4 participants, male or female, they can be runners or walkers and must include 3 employees of the Company and the Company name must appear in the team name.
You must enter as a runner. We ask that competitor’s who enter as a walker, walk the entire event.
You can enter a Corporate team into the Half Marathon or the 10km event.
You can enter a team online or you can contact us to do this for you. If entering online select the Team tab where you will be able to enter all the team at once. If you are entering your team manually, each team member must complete an entry form. The Team Name must be the same on all 4 entries for the Corporate team.
We must receive your entry by Sunday 1 October. Online entries must be received by midnight on that date and postal entries must be postmarked either on or before that date.
There are no refunds on entries for non starters or non finishers. When a participant registers they accept the terms & conditions of entry. You may transfer your entry to another person or another distance in the 2017 event. If transferring up from the 10km to Half Marathon or from the 5km to 10km the fee difference must be paid. To transfer your entry please contact the Office. There are no refunds for changing to a lower fee event.
Yes there are. Entries will be taken up to 30 mins before event start on event day 7th October. All late entries will incur a late fee of $5.00.
Grade refers to the age group that is applicable to you. The Open Grade ages are for ages up to 34, the next grade is for ages 35 to 44 and so on. For example if you are male and 56 years old you would tick Masters Men 55-64 as this is the category that is applicable to you.
Yes, entries will be accepted either by post or online. Online entries will be available until midnight Wednesday 4th October. Thereafter entries will be taken at Registration on Saturday 7th October from 12 noon to 3pm and from Sunday 8th October 7am up to 30 mins before event starts.
Check entries on the website first to ascertain if your entry has been received. If your name is not listed then contact us by email – email@example.com All online entries receive an e-confirmation. For manual entries confirmations will be posted out with race instructions a week before event date.
Yes you can enter on the day at Registration headquarters at Flagstaff Club, Flagstaff Park up until 30mins before your event starts on Sunday 7th October. A late entry fee of $15.00 for the Half Marathon, 10km and 5km will apply and will be adhered to. A late entry fee of $5.00 will be added to the Kindercare Kids Commando Challenge.
Go to our website www.hamiltonhalfmarathon.org.nz and look up the list of entries received which will be updated daily.
- By credit card (Visa or Mastercard only)
- Direct credit to Hamilton Half Marathon Account Number 123123 0029181 00. If paying by direct credit you must enter your surname in the reference column and you are still required to post an entry form to us. Post to Hamilton Half Marathon P O Box 10044 Te Rapa Hamilton 3241
- By cheque made payable to Hamilton Half Marathon and post with entry form to Hamilton Half Marathon P O Box 10044 Te Rapa Hamilton 3241
No there are no T Shirts available for the Kindercare Kids Commando Cahllenge.
You must order by Monday 25th September to pick up a T Shirt on race day. Any orders received after this date will not be fulfilled until after race day.
No, to pick a T Shirt up on race day you must pre order, but we can take an order for you and post out. Go to the T Shirt Desk at Registration to place an order. A postage charge is added.
Yes. Email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will arrange this for you.s
You can purchase a T Shirt when you enter. You pick your T Shirt up with your race pack and number from Race Registration at Flagstaff Park. Race Registration opens from 12 noon to 3pm Saturday 7th October and from 7.00 am Sunday 8th October. Please note that if you purchase a T Shirt for pick up on race day and you do not pick it up you must contact the Event Director and arrange collection.
No the Kindercare Kids Commando Challenge event is not timed.
Net time is the actual time taken between crossing the starting and finishing mat as recorded by your transponder. Gun time is the time taken between the starting gun and the finish mat.
No, each competitor will be wearing a timing transponder on their shoe which records net and gun times. Placings are taken on net times.
In the Half Marathon and 10km events waved means approximately 200 will be started at one time in minute intervals. Walkers in each event will be started behind the runners. This is to avoid congestion at the start line. In the Kids Commando Challenge children's waves will be by age.
The Kindercare Kids Commando Challenge entire event will be staged in Flagstaff Park.
For the 10km event there will be 2 drink stations at approximately the 4km mark and 8km mark. For the 5km event there will be 1 drink station at the 3.5km mark.
Yes, a roving St Johns Ambulance will be available around the courses. Course marshalls are located at regular points also and you should notify them if you have any difficulties during the event.
In the Half Marathon there will be 1 toilet at the 7.5km mark & 2 at the 12km mark.. In the 10km there is 1 toilet at the 4km mark.
No animals of any kind are allowed.
There will be 1 at 4km mark, 7.5km mark, 12km mark, 16km mark, 15.5km mark, 19km mark.
Prams, buggies and strollers are allowed in the 5km event only.
Yes, all the courses have been measured and certified as correct.
Yes it will be cancelled and all winners of merit prizes will be notified by email. Major spot prize winners will be notified by phone.
Yes, there are spot prizes. The major spot prizes will be presented at prize giving. You must be present to collect any of the spot prizes. For all other minor spot prizes, a letter will be handed out to randomly selected finishers for you to collect your prize at the spot prize tent.
Yes all events will start and finish at Flagstaff Park.
Prize giving will commence at 12.30pm outside the Flagstaff Club.
There is parking available on Housing NZ land adjacent to Flagstaff Shops – enter from Endeavour Avenue and follow the instructions from the parking marshalls. There is also parking available in streets surrounding Flagstaff Park (refer to map on website). There are several feeder paths into Flagstaff Park which means wherever you do park you will not be far from a feeder entrance. Under no circumstances are you to park in the Flagstaff shops car park.
Yes there are 19 showers available for use. 10 will be for female and 9 for male.
Yes there will be several selling food and refreshments.
There will be 5 pace runners and they will be in distintive coloured T Shirts with the goal times on the back of the T Shirts at the start. There will also be announcements prior to race start advising of pace runner locations and details. Pace runners will be available for 1hr 40, 1hr 50, 2hrs, 2hrs 10 and 2hrs 20
No, the course is very safe for children all run within Flagstaff Park and the Mission Impossible 111 obstacle is supervised.
Pace runners are provided in the Half Marathon to assist competitors achieve their goals.
Half Marathon Wheelchairs start time is 8.30am
Half Marathon Run/Walk 9.00am (cut off time 3hrs 30)
10km Run/Walk starts 10.00am (no cut off time)
5km Run/Walk starts 10.30am (no cut off time)
Kindercare Kids Commando Challenge starts 11.30am (no cut off time)
Yes there are finishers certificates for all events including the Kids Commando Challenge and you will be able to download and print your Finishers Certificate from www.Marathon-photos.com by clicking on the link and entering your race number.
Yes, Marathon-photos.com takes a photo of each finisher. You can view these photos shortly after the event on www.Marathon-photos.com Once you are at this website click on the Hamilton Half Marathon event and enter your race number to bring up your photo.
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