Auckland Half 6 Feb 2016

Saturday 6 February 2016 is the date for the 13th Auckland Half event.  

For 2016, we are stoked to announce some new event options catering for the new competitor to the seasoned athlete.

The Half Distance race starts at Maraetai with a 2km swim and is followed by a 90km bike that covers much of the old Auckland Ironman bike course. It finishes with a 21km three lap picturesque run around the foreshore of the Hauraki Gulf.

The Multisport, Short Course, Teen Triathlon & Duathlon also start from Maraetai (additional information is available on the relevant info & event pages).  The Fun Runs commence from Kawakawa Bay.

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The event centre is at Kawakawa Bay on the edge of the Hauraki Gulf, 17km east of Clevedon. Kawakawa Bay is well known to many previous Ironman New Zealand competitors when the race was held in Auckland. The cycle leg is almost entirely on the old Ironman course. The run leg is along a spectacular piece of foreshore with sea views the entire way, and the majority of the run under Pohutukawa trees which will provide perfect protection on a hot sunny day.

Attendance of Race Briefing is compulsory. Race Briefing 7:45am at Maraetai Beach.
Swim start
Swim start

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As we get closer to next year's event, we will be bringing you some exclusive deals from our valued sponsors.  Make sure you register early to take advantage of these one off specials.


Registration venue/time to be confirmed.   At registration you will collect your race number, timing chip and other relevant information.


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