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The Salmon Run - Rakaia
14th October 2017


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2017 Event details below.

Categories
-Open Male
-Open Female Veteran Male 40-49
-Veteran Female 40-49
-Classic Male (50+)
-Classic Female (50+)
-Male School - individual
-Female School - individual
-Male Team 2 or 3 person - multisport
-Female Team 2 or 3 person - multisport
-Mixed Team 2 or 3 person - multisport
-Mates Team - Run only (must have three people competing and finishing together) 

Races
Individual Multisport $110 (Student - $60)
Individual ½ Marathon – 21km $65 (Student - $35)
Individual Duathlon - Long Course $80 (Student - $40)
Individual Duathlon - Short Course $60 (Student - $30)
Individual Runner Long – 14.2km $40 (Student - $20)
Individual Runner Short – 6km $30 (Student - $15)
2-Person Duathlon - Long Course $105 (Student - $55)
2-Person Duathlon - Short Course $95 (Student - $50)
2 – 3 Person Team - Multisport $135 (Student - $70)
Mates Team Runner - Long Course $ 60 (Student $40) - must have three people competing and finishing together)
Mates Team Runner - Short Course $ 40 (Student $30)  - must have three people competing and finishing together
Fun Walk - Family $40 (4 family members) Individual $ 15

Multisport Event
Starts from the Rakaia Domain with approx 36km bike ride, transition to run with bikes in stands off road. To get to kayaks run approx 1.5km through farm and riverbed. Kayak 14km(depending on river) to run transition, run 11.5km through riverbed, farmland and Rakaia Walkway to finish at the Rakaia Domain. Total run is approximately 13km.

½ Marthlon
Start time 10.30am. The ½ Marathon is a longer version of the Long Run (14.2km) course. Following the 14.2km course the ½ marathon starts in the Rakaia Domain, running along Normanby Road, into riverbed and along fisherman vehicle tracks. ½ marathoners miss the scramble up the hill instead running further up the riverbed for another couple of kms. Then back onto a wide farm track joining the 14.2 km course again, through riverbed to the Rakaia Walkway, down into the Rakaia Pony Club Cross Country Course, back out to Normanby Road to finish in the Domain.

Duathlon Event
Long Race – Starts from the Rakaia Domain with approx. 35km bike ride finishing in the domain. Transition to 14.6km run, running along Normanby Road, into riverbed, a short scramble up the bank to a wide vehicle farm track, then through riverbed to the Rakaia Walkway, down into Rakaia Pony Club Cross Country Course, out to Normanby Road to finish in the Domain.
Short Race – Starts from the Rakaia Domain with approx. 25km bike ride finishing in the domain. Transition to 6km run, turn right into Normanby Road, follow track into Pony Club and follow track West, leave Pony Club, turn left into Rakaia River Terrace Walkway and follow track to finish.

Running Event
Long Race – Approx. 14.2km run starting in the Rakaia Domain, running along Normanby Road, into riverbed, a short scramble up the bank to a wide vehicle farm track, through riverbed to the Rakaia Walkway, down into the Rakaia Pony Club Cross Country Course, back out to Normanby Road to finish in the Domain.

Short Race – Approx. 6km run starting in the Rakaia Domain turn right into Normanby Road, follow track into Pony Club and follow track west, follow arrows, leave Pony Club, turn left into Rakaia River Terrace Walkway and follow track to finish.

All distances are approximate and subject to changes due to river conditions, track conditions and road management requests.

Maps

Below are the Maps for the Domain and Courses.  Click the links below to open PDF File to print.

Map 1 Domain Layout Map 2 Multicourse Full Course Map 3 Multicourse run 13km Map 4 Duathlon Long Bike 35km Map 5 Duathlon long distance is 14.6km and Run is 14.2km Map 6 Duathlon Short Bike (25km) Map 7 Duathlon Run Short (6km) & Run/Walk Short Course 6km Map 8 Half Marathon Full Course
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