The Starlight Cinema Centre 5km Series is run fortnightly on a Wednesday from late January to late March each year and caters for runners, walkers and children with a special Kids Dash for school children starting out in running.
COVID 19 - RED TRAFFIC LIGHT SETTING
We can only continue with the event if these rules are followed.
Entries restricted to 100.
My Vaccine Pass MUST be shown at registration for all entrants aged 12 years and 3 months and over.
Scan in with the QR code.
Wearing a mask while not running/walking.
Maintain Im social distancing.
If you have ANY cold/flu symptoms or are feeling unwell please stay home.
Bring your own water.
Dates for 2022: January 26 February 9 & 23 March 9 March 23 - Prizegiving/Charity NIght
Start and Finish at Tongaririo North Domain: 6pm start Walkers, followed by Runners then Kids Dash.
Registration: 5.30pm at the Harrier's caravan.
Entry Fees: 5k per night : $5 per race 5k series entry: $20 (27 Jan to 9 Mar only)
Family Discount: Parents enter 5k, kids 5k entry half price.
Kids Dash (1500m): FREE!!
Series Entry - enter the series with one entry form, collect your number from the board on the following nights.
Age Restrictions: 5k - Intermediate school children and above Kids Dash - Primary or Intermediacte school children
Series Points: To qualiify for series point any three of the first four races must be completed.
Schools Participation Competition: Children register for your school when entering the 5k or Kids Dash (1500m). The three schools with the most participation in each distance over the first 4 nights receive sports grants up to $300 sponsored by Taupo Half Marathon Society.
Final Night / Prizegiving: Fun night, the course is reversed. Prizegiving held on the domain at 7.15pm
Entry fees will be donated to Taupo Counterpunch Parkinson Concrete Club.