Athlete Check-In

Location: Napier War Memorial Centre, 48 Marine Parade, Napier. Click for Google Map directions.


Opening hours: Friday 17 May 2024: 10:00am - 9:00pm*

Times scheduled to change.*


Athlete Check-in is compulsory for all participants. You will need to provide your Photo ID (preferably a drivers licence or passport) to collect your race number, timing chip and race pack. 

Someone else may collect your race pack on your behalf, provided they have a copy of your registration confirmation email. 


After Check-in you will also get the opportunity to peruse our Sports Expo, a major feature of your event weekend, which will include the ASICS merchandise stand and other sports and health exhibitors. 


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Mobile App

The Runaway Marathon Series mobile app is a fantastic tool for both athletes and supporters. It includes key information on all that is happening at the ASICS Runaway Hawke's Bay Marathon, including maps and an athlete tracker so you can follow your friends.

Download via your App store below.

Apple Store        Google play

Road closures

With an event of this size, we rely on the goodwill of businesses and residents to help us make the event a success. To assist those that live or work near or on the course, we will produce a map of the traffic access plan, including road closures and parking restrictions that will be in place on Race Day. This will be available below closer to the event.

 2024 Road closure map


Hydration is an essential part to ensure your race day is a success.

 PURE Electrolyte Hydration will be on course at all aid stations and contains the electrolytes sodium, potassium, magnesium and calcium. It is formulated to replace electrolytes, provide fuel (5% carbohydrates) and hydrate while avoiding stomach upset. 


The ASICS Runaway Hawke's Bay Marathon will have PURE Electrolyte Lemon and PURE Electrolyte Superfruits on course.

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Sat,18 May 2024