MR WHIPPY TAUPO 5K SERIES

Fortnightly on a Wednesday from late January to late March. Catering for runners, walkers and children with a special Kids Dash (1500m) for children starting out in running.

DATES FOR 2025: tbc
January 22
February 5 & 19
March 5
March 19 - Prizegiving/Charity NIght

VENUE:
Waharewaka Point

START:
6.00pm start Mass start with walkers behind runners
6.05pm Kids Dash

Start and finish at Wharewaka

ENTRY FEES:
5k per night: $5 per race 
5k series entry: $20 (22 Jan to 5 Mar only)
Kids Dash (1500m): $2.00

Family Discount: Parents enter 5k, kids 5k entry half price

Series Entry: - enter the series with one entry form, collect your number from the board on the following nights

REGISTRATION:
5.30pm at the Harrier's caravan

AGE RESTRICTIONS:
5k - Intermediate school children and above (Years 7 & 8)
Kids Dash - Primary or Intermediacte school children (up to Year 8)

NB: Children under 11yrs MUST have an adult BESIDE them if entering the 5k

COURSES;
5k: Out and back loop along the Great Lake Pathway / Lions Walk to 2 Mile Bay
Kids Dash: 2 laps around Wharewaka Point (1500m)

SERIES POINTS/PLACING:
To qualiify for series points/placings any three of the first four races must be completed.  Placings calculated on your best three results

FINAL NIGHT - PRIZEGIVING:
Fun night
Prizegiving held at the caravan at 7.15pm

Entry by donation ($$$ or food) to our choosen charity

CONTACT:
Noel Bennett phone:  027 758 3410

Thank you to our sponsor Mr Whippy - Taupo