Your guide to events in Nelson, New Zealand
Sunday 4th November 2018
The Nelson Half – Shoe Clinic Festival of Running, which will take place on Sunday, November 4.
The half marathon starts at Saxton Field, with the course heading first to a Monaco loop followed by a section on the coastal cycle way west of Richmond and finishing on the track at Saxton Field. Also 10km, 5km and 2.5km options.
Schools could be the big winner in the new event. Each entrant can nominate a school, which will receive a cash boost of up to 50 per cent of entry fees. Individually, each runner or walker will be rewarded with a commemorative medal to wear with pride as recognition of their efforts as well as improved fitness and friendships to kick start their summer.” Newcomers to this type of event won’t find it too daunting if they commit and start preparing early. Entering with a buddy to jog or walk is a good option for those not inclined to race as competitive athletes.
Half Walk 7.30am - Half Run 8.15am - 10km 9.00am - 5km 11.00am - 2.5km 11.00am
Nelson & suburbs
Saxton Field Sports Complex
Saxton Road East, Stoke, Nelson
Start and finish at the all weather athletics track utilising the Saxton Pavilion