Kids Run

Course Details

Date Saturday 18 May 2019
Entry Fee Entry Info
Distance 3km (approx)
Start Time 1:00pm
Start Line  
Finish Line  
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. 

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.


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.

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Course Overview

Kids Course 2

Course Description

The kids run will take place at the finish line and will be approximately 3km in distance.

Kids Marathon Training Program

In 2018 we would like to challenge you to run a marathon!

You can do this over 8, 10 or 12 weeks, during which you will start to add up your distances run to accumulate 39km. You will then finish the final 3.2km on race day!

How the program works:

  • 12, 10 or 8 week programmes.
  • Programmes start w/c 19 February, 5 March, 19 March 2018
  • 3-4km per week for 12 weeks
  • 4km per week for 10 weeks
  • 5km per week for 8 weeks
  • 1km per session
  • Final 3.2km completed on race day of the Air New Zealand Hawke's Bay International Marathon
  • Finish through main finish gantry 
  • General entries cost $20.00* per child 
  • Entries are to be completed through the online entry process at or via their participating school as a team entry.

*Price includes GST, less 8% Active fee

Download the Training Program here - Kids Marathon Training Program