On the day


Only limited car parking is available on Marine Parade and surrounding streets.  Please car share or use public transport wherever possible.

Gear Storage

Unsecured storage is available at Race HQ.  Gear must be clearly marked with your name and race number.


There will be portaloos at Race HQ. Please use these rather than the Rugby Club toilets.  

There will also be a portaloo at the Half Marathon turnaround on the Hutt River Trail.

Start Times

Entrants should be at Race HQ at least 30 minutes before their start time.  Be on the start line for the pre-race briefing 15 minutes before each start.  All participants must attend.

Non-competitive walkers, please line up toward the rear of the field.

Marathon Run & Walk

Half Marathon Walk

Half Marathon Run

10km Run

10km Walk

5km Run & Walk

Cool Kid’s Kilometre









Stopbank before Ewen Bridge

River Trail just before Half Marathon turnaround

Carpark near Melling Bridge

Port Road

5km turnaround


Water & Sports Drink

Water & Sports Drink




Water & Sports Drink



All competitors will receive a banana at the finish.  Water will also be available to help you rehydrate.  Please return your transponder.  And remember to hold on to your race number to be eligible for Spot Prizes at prize giving.

Unreturned Timing Chips

All lost or unreturned timing chips will incur a $50 charge. 

If for any reason you don't return your chip at Race HQ, then post it to: Race Secretary, HVMC, PO Box 30 926, Lower Hutt

Cut Off Point

The cut off point is 12:00 noon.  No finishing times will be recorded after this point.

Prize Giving

Will be at 12:30pm at Race HQ.  Keep your race number to be eligible for spot prizes at the prize giving.


Showers are available at Race HQ for no charge.


Competitors and supporters will be able to buy fresh coffee, tea and soft drinks, supplied by Espresso Rescue.


Relax, revive and refresh those sore muscles with a post event massage from sports massage therapist Natarsha from Spa Phunk.  $10 for 10 minutes (cash only).

limerick-bouncy-castles-1.jpgBouncy Castle

Bounce! Jump! Fall! Flop!  Fun for the small kids in your family.  Under 8s only, and will be supervised for safety.

6a00d83451b31c69e2015434145cb5970c.jpgBreakfast BBQ & Sausage Sizzle

Skipped breakfast before your race?

Got up early to help drive a competitor to the start line?

Tasty BBQ grub will be on sale all morning.  Courtesy of Eastbourne Scouts, who are fund raising for their Jamboree trip.

Participant Photographs

Individual participant photos are available from Photos4salePhotopeople.png.  Pay what you want. Trust based, customer set pricing


Petone Rugby League Clubrooms, Marine Parade, Hikoikoi, Petone.

hvmc_logo_positive_black.jpgThe Pelorus Trust Run & Walk Event is organised by the Hutt Valley Marathon Clinic, a running club located in Lower Hutt, New Zealand.