Covid-19 Postponement: 

Due to Wellington's Level 2 Covid-19 restriction in late June, the Wellington Marathon has been postponed to Sunday October 10th. 

All entries & merchandise purchased thus-far will be rolled over to the new date. As per conditions of entry, fees are non-refundable. Participants unavailable on the new date can defer their entry to 2022 by emailing us here.

Entries for October 10th have been re-opened... Click Here

Thanks for your patience in these unique times, and for the myriad of emails and messages we’ve received in support of the event. In the meantime, the best way to make sure events can go ahead is to stay on top of the Covid-19 guidelines...

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Entry Info

New Race Day 2021
October 10th !

Every Finisher Wins A Medal !


Group Entries

Need to enter a large group from work, school, gym, family or whatever?... Email Us Here.

Amazing Prizes !

> Kids' Mara'Fun participants go into a draw to win a mountain bike and Mizuno running shoes.
> The top-3 men and women overall in the half marathon and full marathon win cash.
> 100s of spot prizes to give away!

Full Categories and awards, including Teams & Wgtn Champs... Click Here.


> Every event has overall and/or age group categories that you are automatically assigned to based on your event and age.
> You can also enter team categories with your workplace, club, school or regular training buddies.
> We also have a prize for best fancy dress!

Full Category Info... Click Here.

Entry Fees

Gazley Volkswagen Marathon
Early Entry - until midnight Sept 20:
Late Entry - after Sept 20:

Shoe Clinic Half Marathon
Early Entry - until midnight Sept 20:
Late Entry - after Sept 20:

Mizuno 10K
Early Entry - until midnight Sept 20:
Late Entry - after Sept 20:

Kids Magic Mile
Early Entry - to midnight Sept 20:
Late Entry - after Sept 20:






Entry fees are as listed above. Enter before midnight September 20th to get the Early Entry Fee.

Online entries close 12noon on Wednesday 6th October. Entries after this can only be made at Race Pack Pick Up (see right hand column).

Participants under the age of 16 must have parental/guardian consent.

Entry Confirmation

All entrants receive entry confirmation via email. Please fill out your email address carefully.

You can also check your entry and your competition on the live online lists... Click Here.

Withdrawals & Changes

To make a Withdrawal or to Change entry details... Email Us Here.


Withdrawals prior to Midnight, September 20th will receive a refund minus a $15.00 admin fee.

Changes to a lesser distance will receive a refund for the entry fee difference until September 20th.

Withdrawals & Changes after Midnight, September 20th are non-refundable.


2021 merchandise includes Mizuno Technical T's and Thermatech thermal tops in uni-sex, female and kids fits. Plus Thermatech beanies.

Order When You Enter
To Ensure Availability

T-shirts are collected at Race Pack Pick Up.

Mizuno Technical Tee

Genuine Mizuno technical running tee
Mens & Womens Options
Medium Blue with Midnight Blue trim & 35th logo
Price - Only $45.00 (normal retail $59.95)

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Thermatech Kids Technical Tee

Thermatech technical T in uni-sex cut
Red with Charcoal Trim
Price - Only $30.00 (normal retail $39.95)

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Thermatech Unisex Long Sl

Genuine Thermatech long sleeve thermal top
Ink w/ Marle or Classic Black
Price - Only $50.00 (normal retail $69.95)

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Thermatech Womens Long Sl

 Genuine Thermatech long sleeve thermal top
Classic Black or Mint w/ Ink & Marle
Price - Only $50.00 (normal retail $69.95)

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Drymax Wgtn Marathon Socks

Genuine Drymax Technical Running Sock
Quarter Crew in White w/ Grey Trim
& Wgtn Marathon Logo
Price - Only $25.00 (normal retail $29.95)

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Thermatech Beanies

Genuine Thermatech beanie
Six Colours
Price - Only $25.00 (normal retail $29.95)

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Important Info

Race Pack Pick Up

All participants must collect their race pack on Saturday October 9th at Gazley Volkswagen on Kent Tce in Wellington City... More Info Here.

Race Day Info

All participants must read all info, safety notes and rules prior to race day... Click Here.

Show Your Big Heart

Show your big heart: Ready for a challenge? Make your support go further by showing your big heart and raising life-saving funds to fight New Zealand's single biggest killer - heart disease. It’s quick and easy to get started. Simply enter the event and then create your fundraising page.


Join A Pace Team

In conjunction with Runner's World Magazine and Wellington Scottish Athletic Club, half marathon participants have the opportunity to achieve a time goal by joining a Pace Team led by experienced runners.

Time goals for Pace Teams are listed below. Pace leaders have a flag with their time on it.

At Race Pack Pick Up you can also pick up a Pace Band to help you pace yourself.

On race day, Pace Teams will assemble by the Heart Foundation stand inside Westpac Stadium from 8:00am, and within their respective time zones on the start line. 

Pace Team Goals
1hr 25min / 1hr 30min / 1hr 40min / 1hr 45min
1hr 50min / 2hr 00min / 2hrs 15min

Elite Support

As a service to competitive running in NZ, we operate an elite support program for the Full Marathon and Half Marathon.

Athletes who have met the following standards may apply for support, which depending on the athletes current form, will vary from travel and accommodation to free entry.

To apply for elite support Click Here & fill in the email form, listing PB's & recent results.

Elite Support Standards
Full Marathon: Men – sub 2hrs 30min
Women – sub 3hrs
Half Marathon: Men – sub 1hr 10min
Women – sub 1hr 20min

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