ARCHIVED RACE: North Shore Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k, 5k and RUN kids 2k @ Gould Reserve, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand on 26 August 2012

Race Info & Description

Race Information:

  • Event Name: North Shore Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k, 5k and RUN kids 2k
  • Distance (KMs): 42
  • Distance (Miles): 26
  • Date: 26 August 2012
  • Start Time: 07.00
  • Venue: Gould Reserve
  • Best Time (Men): 02:59.41
  • Best Time (Women): 03:22.16
  • Organised By: North Shore Marathon Ltd
  • Race Website: Click Here.

Race Facilities

  • Has Toilets? Yes
  • Has Changing Facilities? Yes
  • Has Water Stations? Yes
  • Has Prizes / Awards? Yes

Race Description

Be part of the North Shore Marathon. “It’s a Shore Thing”
7am Sunday 26th August 2012, Takapuna Beach, The Strand, Takapuna.

The North Shore Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k, 5k and RUN Kids 2km Beach Run will take place in the heart of Auckland’s North Shore – Takapuna.

The course, New Zealands most scenic Marathon and Half Marathon will be based on a 21.1km circuit that will see participants start from Takapuna Beach head along Takapuna Beach and make their way down to Devonport taking in beautiful Narrow Neck Beach and the amazing Historic North Head then returning to Takapuna Beach then onto a loop around Milford before heading back to Takapuna Beach finishing on Gould Reserve with Takapuna Beach and Rangitoto Island as the back drop for your stunning finishers photo. The 1km circuit around North Head using the DOC Tunnels Loop will be the showcase of the event with Auckland’s best views over the city and out into the Hauraki Gulf.
We love running ourselves and we are here to deliver fun, friendly and relaxed running events for runners and walkers that love the sport as much as we do. We love to see new participants getting involved and achieving their own personal health and fitness goals.

Keep coming back every year for 5 years and you will become part of the Golden Shoes Survivor Club earning you priority entry, special Bib Number allocation and much more. Will you be our longest surviving inaugural participant? And how long will it take before you are the last one standing? 15 years? 20 years? or more?

The Race Head Quarters will be based at Gould Reserve, Takapuna Beach and will be the centre of all the race activity. Participants will Start and Finish at Gould Reserve and will also pass through this area at the 6km, 21km and 27km, making it a great race for spectators and supporters who are within 100 meters of the cafes and restaurants that Takapuna is renowned for.

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