09 Jun The Nelson Half – Festival of Running.  Sunday 5 November 2017. Nominate Nayland College!

Athletics Nelson has announced a new name, date and format for
its annual half marathon

The Nelson Half
– Shoe Clinic Festival of Running, Sunday, November 5 2017

.  You can nominate Nayland College and help us fundraise – we will receive $5 or $10 per entry.

The new 1 lap half marathon will start as usual at Saxton Field, with the course heading first to a Monaco loop followed by a section on the coastal cycleway west of Richmond and finishing on the track at Saxton Field. Check out the website for a great interactive map of half marathon course. The 10km race will incorporate the Monaco section, while there will also be 5km and 2.5km options. Finishers medals for all events.

Each entrant can nominate a local school, which will receive a cash boost of $5 or $10 per entry. The further each entrant runs, the bigger the cash grant to the school of your choice.

Check out the new web and facebook sites, great map of the new half marathon course which is run along side the Waimea Estuary

Click here to enter this new event

Enter online or down load an entry form and drop it into the Nelson Shoe Clinic, 84 Bridge Street Nelson (cash or cheque only) or post it to The Nelson Half  PO Box 480 Nelson

Nominate a local school and help them to fund-raise,
Half Marathon & 10km $10 and 5km & 2.5km $5 per entry goes to your nominated school.

A distance to suit everyone

  • Half Marathon (21.1km) run or walk
  • 10km run or walk
  • 5km fun run & walk
  • 2.5km fun run & walk

Are you up to the challenge? – enter today

If your friend, partner or relation are running the half marathon then rather than wait around why not enter the 10km, 5km or 2.5km and be a part of the event, you will most likely finish in time to cheer them in for the half marathon.

Major Sponsor – Nelson Shoe Clinic Bridge Street Nelson
Our long time main sponsor The Nelson Shoe Clinic has a vast range of running/walking shoes, apparel, gels and accessories required to get the best out of your run or walk no matter what the distance. The Shoe Clinic also has fully trained staff to get you into the right shoe to suit your requirements. If you are looking for a gift as a thank you or birthday present then talk to Brett and his staff and inquire about a gift voucher to cover the occasion.

Don’t be disappointed – enter today

By Nayland College