Event details



Date Saturday 17 May 2025
Entry Fee View Entry Fees here 
Distance 10km
Start Time Run: 7:45am Walk: 8:00am
Start Line Evers-Swindell Reserve, Clive
Finish Line Elephant Hill Estate & Winery
Minimum Age Must be 10+ years of age on race day to compete.  All participants between the age of 10 - 12 must be accompanied by an adult for the entire duration of the event and the accompanying adult takes full responsibility for the safety of the entrant 12 years or under. Participants over the age of 12 can complete the event without an adult accompanying them.
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; 10-14 years, 15-19 years, 20-24 years, 25-29 years, 30-34 years, 35-39 years, 40-44 years, 45-49 years, 50-54 years, 55-59 years, 60-64 years, 65-69 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 the 10km and will be issued a specific walkers race bib. The walking category is for participants who intend to walk the entire course and compete against other ‘walkers’. If you intend to run even one step on the course please register as a ‘runner’. Please ensure walkers start at the back behind the runners and keep to the left at all times.
Race Rules The ASICS Runaway Hawke's Bay Marathon is run under Drug Free Sport NZ Authority Regulations and the competitive and administrative rules of Athletics New Zealand. Please view the full list of race rules here.

* Last updated: 20.02.2024, course and start times are subject to change

Course maps

Course summary

A flat easy running course with a combination of hard packed limestone on the Hawke’s Bay cycle pathways and a small amount of quiet closed road. Starting from the Evers-Swindell Reserve and taking in the beautiful Hawke’s Bay coast line and farmland from Clive with views out towards Cape Kidnappers/Te Kauwae-a-Māui (The fish hook of Māui) and finishing at Elephant Hill Estate & Winery.



Course description

Runners/Walkers will start from Clive then make their way along the hard-packed limestone trails of the Hawke’s Bay Cycle Trail on the west side of Clive. The course heads out and along the cape coast to Haumoana before heading east to Beach Rd and Clifton Rd to discover the stunning finish at Elephant Hill Estate & Winery.

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Sat,17 May 2025