Category & Award Info


Win A Volkswagen Polo !

Every finisher in the Marathon, Half Marathon & 10k has a shot at winning a Volkswagen Polo Comfortline car! All you have to do is enter, finish, and then be at the prize giving and drop your race number in a box as you walk into the prize giving venue. This great prize is courtesy of Gazley Volkswagen. Car shown is example only. Terms & Conditions apply - see Major Spot Prize info below.

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Win A Trip to the New Caledonia Marathon

Every finisher in the Marathon, Half Marathon & 10k can be in the draw to win a trip to the  New Caledonia Marathon in Noumea. All you have to do is is enter, finish, and then be at the prize giving and drop your race number in a box as you walk into the prize giving venue. 

Winners of our Mens & Womens Full Marathon will win prize money (as below) and a trip to the New Caledonia Marathon.

These great travel prizes are courtesy of New Caledonia Tourism, AircalinChateau Royal Hotel and the New Caledonia Marathon. The prizes incude:  Return flights Auckland-Noumea for one person, airport hotel transfers, three night accommodation in a double room in a 4-star hotel, breakfast daily for one and free entry to the marathon. Terms & Conditions apply - see Major Spot Prize info at bottom of column.

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Ladies... Win A Trip To Japan's Senshu Marathon!

The first Wellington woman to finish our Full Marathon will win a trip to Japan's Senshu Marathon. This prize has been created by the sister city associations of Wellington and Sakai. The prize alternates annually between male and female winners and the first Sakai woman in February's Senshu Marathon is travelling to the Wellington Marathon. In 2017 Sakai's Kosuke Hamada won the Senshu prize and finished 6th on his trip to Wellington. Wellington's Stephen Day was the first Wellington man in 2017 and travels to February's Senshu Marathon. 

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Results

Provisional results will be posted inside Westpac Stadium on the main concourse opposite Aisle 14, from approx 10:30am.

All results on race day, including the prize giving, are provisional only.

Results can be viewed online from 5:00pm on race day... Click Here.


Individual Categories

There are a wide range of age-based categories in every event. But all entrants are also eligible for the Open/Overall awards in their event.

Age categories is set via your age on race day. Type date of birth correctly.


Team Categories

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The Half Marathon and 10K events also have the following team categories:

Open Teams, Womens Teams, Corporate Teams, School Teams & Walk Teams.

Teams must consist of four or more entrants.

The first four team members across the line count toward team results via their combined times.

There is no additional charge for entering a team.

If entering a team you must complete the team details on the entry form.

Open Teams can be made up of any individuals.

Women's Teams must be female only.

Corporate Teams must be made up of employees of the same work place.

School Teams must be students and/or teachers from the same school.

Walk Teams must all enter as walkers & must only walk the event. 


Main Prize Giving

When:   1:30pm
Where:  at Westpac Stadium Members Gallery
(Access through the Pavilion Bar and up escalator)
Beverages and light snacks will be available from 12:30pm.


Kids' Magic Mile Prize Giving

When:   11:00am
Where:  Main concourse, opposite Aisle 14, inside Westpac Stadium
(Kids will be directed to their prize giving as they finish).


Merit Prizes

Merit Prizes categories are as listed alongside the categories in the left hand column. In all cases, there must be five entries in a category for merit prizes to be awarded.

Prize winners receive medals and product. Prize money is also available in the Marathon and Half Marathon (see below).

Teams categories must have four or more entries per team. Team placings are calculated by the combined time of the fastest four team members.

The Kids Magic Mile will also have merit awards for the fastest boy & girl in two year age categories, as per the left hand column. Every Kid's Magic Mile finisher receives a medal and goodie bag. 


Prize Money

Full Marathon Run
In the Full Marathon Run overall placegetters will be awarded prize money as per the following:

Overall Men:       1st - $1000, 2nd - $600, 3rd - $300
Overall Women:  1st - $1000, 2nd - $600, 3rd - $300

In addition to this, a $1000 cash bonus is on offers for winners if they break the following Full Marathon course records:

Overall Men:       2hrs 22min 43secs (Dan Lowry, USA, 2017)
Overall Women:  2hrs 48min 36secs (Alice Mason, Cambridge, 2017)

Half Marathon Run
In the Half Marathon Run overall placegetters will be awarded prize money as per the following:

Overall Men:       1st - $1000, 2nd - $600, 3rd - $300
Overall Women:  1st - $1000, 2nd - $600, 3rd - $300

In addition to this, a $1000 cash bonus is on offers for winners if they break the following Half Marathon course records:

Overall Men:       1hr 06min 24secs (Kip Kemei, Kenya, 2012)
Overall Women:  1hr 17min 40secs (Ruby Muir, Hawke's Bay, 2017)


Wgtn Half Marathon Championship

In 2018 our Half Marathon event also hosts the official Athletics Wellington Half Marathon Championship.

Only participants registered with an Athletics Wellington club are eligible for these awards. To be eligible you must fill out your club name and ANZ registration number on the entry form, and compete in club uniform.

The Wellington Championship will award medals for 1st, 2nd, 3rd in Open Men, Open Women, Masters Men 40+yrs, Masters Women 40+yrs. These will be presented on stage.

Championship results will be posted on race day, but are provisional.


Minor Spot Prizes

Vouchers for minor spot prizes will be awarded at random as competitors cross the finish line.

These vouchers can be redeemed for the prize at the Information Booth at Aisle 18 inside Westpac Stadium.


Major Spot Prizes

Major spot prizes for the Kid's Magic Mile include...
> A mountain bike.
> Loads of product from Mizuno, Shoe Clinic and Thermatech.

Major spot prizes for the Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K include...
> A Volkswagen Polo car courtesy of Gazley Volkswagen!
> A trip to the New Caledonia Marathon, courtesy of New Caledonia Tourism.
> Loads of product from Mizuno, Shoe Clinic and Thermatech.

Terms & Conditions
> To be eligible for Major Spot Prizes, participants must finish their event, be in attendance at the prize giving, and place the tear-off tag on your race number in the bin provided as you enter the prize giving venue.
> By placing your number in the draw for major spot prizes, you are agreeing to the event potentially passing on name & email information to the event sponsors.
> If a spot prize winner is not present at the prize giving, a countdown from 10 will ensue prior to the spot prize being redrawn.
> The travel spot prizes can be won by finishers aged 16 or over in the Marathon, Half Marathon and 10k.
> The Volkswagen Polo spot prize can be won by any finisher in the Marathon, Half Marathon and 10k. If the winner is less than 18 years of age the vehicle must be signed to a parent or guardian with a current driver licence, after which Wellington Marathon & Gazley will have no further responsibility in distribution of the prize car.
> The Volkswagen Polo prize is one prize and one car, supplied as the vehicle present on race day and will have demonstration kilometres incurred due to prior promotional use.
> The Volkswagen Polo prize cannot be exchanged for another vehicle, and cannot be exchanged for cash equivalent.
> Gazley & Wellington Marathon reserve the right to change, remove or modify the competition in any way at any time.


Categories


Gazley Volkswagen Marathon Run

Category Prizes Awarded
Men Overall 1st, 2nd, 3rd On Stage
Women Overall 1st, 2nd, 3rd On Stage
Men 40-49yrs 1st, 2nd, 3rd Not On Stage
Women 40-49yrs 1st, 2nd, 3rd Not On Stage
Men 50-59yrs 1st, 2nd, 3rd Not On Stage
Women 50-59yrs 1st, 2nd, 3rd Not On Stage
Men 60-69yrs 1st, 2nd, 3rd Not On Stage
Women 60-69yrs 1st, 2nd, 3rd Not On Stage
Men 70+yrs 1st, 2nd, 3rd Not On Stage
Women 70+yrs 1st, 2nd, 3rd Not On Stage

 

Gazley Volkwagen Marathon Walk

Category Prizes Awarded
Men Overall 1st, 2nd, 3rd On Stage
Women Overall 1st, 2nd, 3rd On Stage

 

Shoe Clinic Half Marathon Run

Category Prizes Awarded
Men Overall 1st, 2nd, 3rd On Stage
Women Overall 1st, 2nd, 3rd On Stage
Men u/20yrs 1st, 2nd, 3rd Not On Stage
Women u/20yrs 1st, 2nd, 3rd Not On Stage
Men 40-49yrs 1st, 2nd, 3rd Not On Stage
Women 40-49yrs 1st, 2nd, 3rd Not On Stage
Men 50-59yrs 1st, 2nd, 3rd Not On Stage
Women 50-59yrs 1st, 2nd, 3rd Not On Stage
Men 60-69yrs 1st, 2nd, 3rd Not On Stage
Women 60-69yrs 1st, 2nd, 3rd Not On Stage
Men 70+yrs 1st, 2nd, 3rd Not On Stage
Women 70+yrs 1st, 2nd, 3rd Not On Stage

 

Shoe Clinic Half Marathon Walk

Category Prizes Awarded
Men Overall 1st, 2nd, 3rd On Stage
Women Overall 1st, 2nd, 3rd On Stage
Men u/20yrs 1st Not On Stage
Women u/20yrs 1st Not On Stage
Men 40-49yrs 1st Not On Stage
Women 40-49yrs 1st Not On Stage
Men 50-59yrs 1st Not On Stage
Women 50-59yrs 1st Not On Stage
Men 60-69yrs 1st Not On Stage
Women 60-69yrs 1st Not On Stage
Men 70+yrs 1st Not On Stage
Women 70+yrs 1st Not On Stage

 

CQ Hotel Half Marathon Teams

Category Prizes Awarded
Open Teams 1st On Stage
Womens Teams 1st On Stage
Corporate Teams 1st On Stage
School Teams 1st On Stage
Walk Teams 1st On Stage

 

Mizuno 10K Run

Category Prizes Awarded
Men Overall 1st, 2nd, 3rd On Stage
Women Overall 1st, 2nd, 3rd On Stage

 

Mizuno 10K Walk

Category Prizes Awarded
Men Overall 1st, 2nd, 3rd On Stage
Women Overall 1st, 2nd, 3rd On Stage

 

CQ Hotel 10K Teams

Category Prizes Awarded
Open Teams 1st On Stage
Womens Teams 1st On Stage
Corporate Teams 1st On Stage
School Teams 1st On Stage
Walk Teams 1st On Stage

 

The Hits Kids Magic Mile

Category Prizes Awarded
Boys 5-6yrs 1st On Stage
Girls 5-6yrs 1st On Stage
Boys 7-8yrs 1st On Stage
Girls 7-8yrs 1st On Stage
Boys 9-11yrs 1st On Stage
Girls 9-11yrs 1st On Stage

Please note the 5k will not be held in 2018.


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