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Air New Zealand Hawke's Bay International Marathon information

Welcome to participants, volunteers, supporters and organisers of the 2016 Hawke’s Bay Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km and 5km races. The time has come where you can put all that hard work into action!

Nearly 5,000 people have entered this inaugural event, including around 1,000 entered into the full marathon and 2,500 in the half marathon. Needless to say, the region is going to be buzzing!

Here’s some information that will help on race day, Saturday 14 May:

If you have an Apple or Android phone you can download the Hawke’s Bay Marathon App. It has all the information you will need, including live athlete tracking!

Start times

Category Time Start location
Air New Zealand Marathon 8.15am 350 Marine Parade, between Edwardes Street & Sale Street, Napier
NZ Sotheby's Half Marathon 8.00am Pakowhai Regional Park, Hastings
AIA 10km 7.45am Gimblett Gravels
Kids Run 12.00pm Sileni Estates Winery, Maraekakaho Road, Hastings

For the latest information please check the Hawke's Bay Marathon website.

Road closures and traffic delays

There are a number of road closures in the Hawke's Bay Area on event day. Below is a summary of road closures in place but please download the Road Closure Map below or on the Hawke's Bay Marathon website for the latest information. 

Road Time From To
Marine Parade - Southbound lanes 06:00 - 12:00 Tennyson Street Ellison Street
Te Awa Avenue 08:15 - 09:00 Ellison Street Kenny Road
Kenny Road 08:15 - 09:00 Te Awa Avenue Eriksen Road
Eriksen Road 08:15 - 09:00 Kenny Road Awatoto Road
Awatoto Road 08:30 - 10:00 Waitanti Road Brookfields Road
Brookfields Road 08:30 - 10:30 Awatoto Road Hales Road
Brookfields Road (Southbound lane closure) 08:30 - 10:30 Hales Road Gilligan Road

Hawke's Bay Marathon Road Closure Map (pdf 997 KB)

Spectator and supporter viewing locations

To ensure your support crew, family and friends can see you out there on the event course and cheer you on, organisers have identified three great spectator viewing locations. Download it below or view it on the Hawke's Bay Marathon website.

Hawke's Bay Marathon viewing locations (pdf 119 KB)

Event Hub

The finish line area is at Sileni Estates Winery, Maraekakaho Road, Hastings.

Follow them on social media

Twitter @HawkesBayRun
Facebook Hawke’s Bay Marathon
Instagram airnzhawkesbaymarathon

12 May 2017

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