5KM COURSE  Course Map

For the younger members of the family the 5km course is the perfect distance.

Starting from the Kinloch Domain you will head right onto Mata Place, along the cliff top reserve to the Whangamata Stream. Follow the stream to the Horse Bridge, over the bridge to return down the stream, turn left then head along the beach track to the finish line at the Kinloch Community Hall.

Start Information

The start area is on the Kinloch Domain.

Start time:

  • 9.32am approx - 5km runners
  • 9.37am approx - 5km walkers


There will be NO water available on the course except at the start and finish line. You must carry your own drink.


The course will have roving marshals and first aid.  If you come across an injured person check they are ok, send someone forward to the next marshal for help.  All marshals are in radio/phone contact with Event HQ. Unless the injury is serious anyone needing transport back to the finish will come back with tail end charlie. 

First Aid is also provided by Peak Safety at the finish line.