Race Info.


Course Overview


Air New Zealand Marathon
Date Saturday 18 November 2017
Entry Fee Entry Info
Distance 42.195KM
Start Time 8:20am
Start Line The Avenue, Millbrook Resort
Finish Line Queenstown Memorial Centre Recreation Ground
Minimum Age Must be 18 years of age on race day to compete
Cut-off Time Athletes must reach the start of the Lake Hayes Trail (distance 11.65km) by 11.00am, the start of Domain Rd Track (distance 25km) by 1:10pm and the SH6 crossing (distance 32.2km) by 2:25pm. Due to course management and road closure restrictions, the course will officially be closed at 4:00pm
Timing Results Timing results will be provided by age group category for both runners and walkers, and will be based on participant's mat time. The Marathon age group categories are as follows for men and women; 18-19 years, 20-29 years, 30-39 years, 40-49 years, 50-59 years, 60-69 years, 70+ years.
Prize Money Prize money will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd overall Men and Women runners across the finish line. 1st - $3,000, 2nd - $1,500, 3rd - $750.
Prizes All Marathon finishers' will receive a Finisher Medal. Non-monetary prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, 3rd placing in each running age group category for Men and Women, and will be based on participants mat time.
Walkers Walkers are welcome to enter the Marathon. Please adhere to all course cut off times and ensure walkers start at the back behind the runners and keep to the left at all times.

Course Summary

Easy running on a mainly flat course, with a few undulations to keep it interesting. The course offers a unique mix of running terrain, with 70% of the course on smooth hard packed trails and 30% on road.  

The course takes in the best highlights of the region including Millbrook, Arrowtown, Arrow River, Lake Hayes, Old Shotover Bridge, Twin Rivers trail, Lake Wakatipu and Queenstown Gardens.

* Course and start times are subject to change

Course Description

Runners make their way down The Avenue at Millbrook Resort, right onto Malaghans Road, left onto Manse Road, left onto Surrey Street, right onto Villiers Street and onto Buckingham Street through Arrowtown, straight ahead onto Nairn Street & right onto Arrow River track, after third bridge turn right up track,  across and left on to Centennial Avenue, turn right to cross McDonnell Road and left onto Hogans Gully Road, left onto Arrowtown- Lake Hayes Road across onto Lake Hayes lakeside trail at the northern entrance and around Lake Hayes (clockwise direction), exit lake on to Rutherford Road, turn right onto Slope Hill Road, left onto Speargrass Flat Road, left onto Lower Shotover Road, right onto Domain Rd, left onto the Domain Rd trail, down and along the trail beside the river passing under Old Shotover Bridge before turning left up to meet Spence Rd and left over the Old Shotover Bridge. Continue left onto trail under Frankton-Ladies Mile Highway, left onto Shotover Delta Rd until trail veers left from the road, straight along and right onto the Twin Rivers trail alongside the Kawarau River, then left onto Robertson Rd to the end of this road. Cross Southberg Ave, proceed along Kawarau Rd footpath, cross Kawarau Rd, turn left onto Boyes Crescent, left onto Allan Crescent and down onto Frankton Arm Walkway trail towards Queenstown, left around Queenstown Gardens, continue on to Marine Parade, into Rees Street, up Duke Street and to the finish area in Queenstown Recreation Ground.


NZ Sotheby’s RE Half Marathon
Date Saturday 18 November 2017
Entry Fee Entry Info
Distance 21.1 KM
Start Time 8:00am
Start Line Speargrass Flat Road
Finish Line Queenstown Memorial Centre Recreation Ground
Minimum Age Must be 16 years of age on race day to compete
Cut-off Time Due to course management and road closure restrictions, the course will officially be closed at 4:00pm
Timing Results Timing results will be provided by age group category for both runners and walkers, and will be based on participant's mat time. The Half Marathon age group categories are as follows for men and women; 16-19 years, 20-29 years, 30-39 years, 40-49 years, 50-59 years, 60-69 years, 70+ years.
Prize Money Prize money will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd overall Man and Woman runners across the finish line. 1st - $1000, 2nd - $750 and 3rd - $500.
Prizes All NZ Sotheby's RE Half Marathon finishers' will receive a Finisher Medal. Non-monetary prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, 3rd placing in each running age group category for Men and Women, and will be based on participants mat time.
Walkers Walkers are welcome to enter the Half Marathon. Please ensure walkers start at the back behind the runners and keep to the left at all times.

Course Summary

Easy running on a mainly flat course, with some undulations to keep it interesting. The course offers a unique mix of running terrain including smooth hard packed trails and road running.

Walkers are welcome to enter in the NZ Sotheby's RE Half Marathon.  Please ensure walkers start at the back behind the runners and keep to the left at all times.

* Course and start times are subject to change

Course Description

Runners start on Speargrass Flat Road, turn right onto Lower Shotover Road, right onto Domain Rd, left onto the Domain Rd trail, then down and along the trail beside the river passing under Old Shotover Bridge before turning left up to meet Old School Rd, then on to Spence Rd and left over the Old Shotover Bridge. Continue left onto trail under Frankton- Ladies Mile Highway, left onto Shotover Delta Rd until trail veers left from the road, straight along and right onto the Twin Rivers trail alongside the Kawarau River, then left onto Robertson Rd to the end of this road. Cross Southberg Ave, proceed along Kawarau Rd footpath, cross Kawarau Rd, turn left onto Boyes Crescent, left onto Allan Crescent and down onto Frankton Arm Walkway trail towards Queenstown, left around Queenstown Gardens, continue on to Marine Parade, into Rees Street, up Duke Street and to the finish area in Queenstown Recreation Ground.


10km
Date Saturday 18 November 2017
Entry Fee Entry Info
Distance 10km
Start Time 7:45am*
Start Line Allan Crescent, Frankton
Finish Line Queenstown Memorial Centre Recreation Ground
Minimum Age Must be 7 years of age on race day to compete. Entrants under the age of 13 years must be accompanied by an adult on course at all times
Cut-off Time Due to course management and road closure restrictions, the course will officially be closed at 4:00pm
Timing Results Timing results will be provided by age group category, and will be based on participant's mat time. The age group categories are as follows for men and women; 7-15 years, 16-19 years, 20-29 years, 30-39 years, 40-49 years, 50-59 years, 60-69 years, 70+ years
Prizes All 10km finishers will receive a Finisher Medal. Non-monetary prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, 3rd placing in each running age group category for Men and Women, and will be based on participants mat time.
Walkers Walkers are welcome to enter in the 10km. Please ensure walkers start at the back behind the runners and keep to the left at all times.

Course Summary

Easy running on a fast flat course set in a stunning location. The course offers a unique mix of running terrain including smooth hard packed trails and road running.

The course takes in the best highlights of the region including Frankton Arm walkway, Lake Wakatipu and Queenstown Gardens.

* Course and start times are subject to change

Course Description

Runners start on Allan Crescent, turn right onto Boyes Crescent and right onto Bridge St, right onto the Frankton Arm Walkway towards Queenstown, left around Queenstown Gardens, continue on to Marine Parade, into Rees Street, up Duke Street and to the finish area in Queenstown Recreation Ground.


Kids Run
Date Saturday 18 November 2017
Entry Fee Entry Info
Distance 2.2KM (approx)
Start Time 1:00pm*
Start Line Queenstown Gardens
Finish Line Queenstown Memorial Centre Recreation Ground
Minimum Age Must be 5 years of age on race day to compete. Entrants under the age of 7 years must be accompanied by an adult on course at all times. Parents whose children are 7yrs+ are more than welcome to run with their children. Parents aren't required to enter or register. The Kids Run is a family friendly event and therefore baby buggies/prams can be used.
Cut-off Time Due to course management and road closure restrictions, the course will officially be closed at 4:00pm
Timing Results Timing results will be provided by age group category; 5-6 years, 7-9 years and 10-12 years, and will be based on participant's mat time.
Prizes All Kids Run finishers receive a medal. Non-monetary prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, 3rd placing in each age group category for boys and girls, and will be based on participant's mat time.

Course Description

The kids start by the Queenstown Gardens Rotunda, run through the Gardens, veer left and follow the 4wd road through the woodlands to link on to the Marathon Course. Continue on the track around the Queenstown Gardens in a clockwise direction. Then on to Marine Parade, into Rees Street, up Duke Street and to the finish area in Queenstown Recreation Ground.

 

Kids aged 5-12 can run a marathon!

Over 8, 10 or 12 weeks kids will run 40km, then on Saturday 18 November they'll complete the final 2.2km in front of friends and family, finishing under the main Air New Zealand Queenstown International Marathon finish gantry on the Recreation Ground.

We've created free training programs to make it super easy: 

12 Week Training Program - download here.

10 Week Training Program - download here.

8 Week Training Program - download here.

Programs start 28 August, 11 September and 25 September.


NZ Sotheby's RE FIRST Half Marathon
Date Saturday 18 November 2017
Entry Fee Entry Info
Distance 21.1 KM
Start Time 7:30am*
Start Line The Avenue, Millbrook Resort
Finish Line Millbrook Resort
Minimum Age Must be 16 years of age on race day to compete
Cut-off Time Athletes must reach the start of the Lake Hayes Trail (distance 11.65km) by 10.00am, due to course management and road closure restrictions, the course will officially be closed at 11:30am. TBC
Timing Results Timing results will be provided by age group category for runners, and will be based on participant's mat time. The Half Marathon age group categories are as follows for men and women; 16-19 years, 20-29 years, 30-39 years, 40-49 years, 50-59 years, 60-69 years, 70+ years.
Prize Money Prize money will be awarded to 1st, overall Men and Women runners across the finish line.
Prizes All Half Marathon finishers will receive a Finisher Medal. Non-monetary prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, 3rd placing in each running age group category for Men and Women, and will be based on participants mat time.

Course Summary

Easy running on a mainly flat course, with some undulations to keep it interesting. The course offers a unique mix of running terrain including smooth hard packed trails and road running.

Please note there is a strict cut off time for this course, therefore this is a Run only course.

* Course and start times are subject to change

Course Description

Runners make their way down The Avenue at Millbrook Resort, right onto Malaghans Road, left onto Manse Road, left onto Surrey Street, right onto Villiers Street and onto Buckingham Street through Arrowtown, straight ahead onto Nairn Street & right onto Arrow River track, after third bridge turn right up track,  across and left on to Centennial Avenue, turn right to cross McDonnell Road and left onto Hogans Gully Road, left onto Arrowtown- Lake Hayes Road across onto Lake Hayes lakeside trail at the northern entrance and around Lake Hayes (clockwise direction), exit lake on to Rutherford Road, turn right onto Slope Hill Road, right onto Speargrass Flat Road, left onto Mill Vista Lane, up Christine’s Hill and in to Millbrook Resort. Cross McEntyre’s Lane, left on to Ayrburn Ridge, turn right on to Taramea Lane, through Millbrook Village Centre and to the finish area by The Avenue.