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Park to Path fun run/walk


This year's run will kick off Parks Week 2019 on Sunday 10 March 2019 from 8.30am.

Check out the route and REGISTER NOW! (You'll be redirected to the EventPlus registration system where you'll need to log in and create a password if you don't already have one.) Any questions, please email us at cat.wylde@kapiticoast.govt.nz

New this year is the 1K kids loop with a certificate and free pool pass prize...

...so everyone can sign up for the right pace for them. We look forward to seeing you and your family there!

What is Park to Path?

  • An all ages timed 10k run or 6k walk/run plus kids fun 1K loop within Otaraua Park that celebrates our parks and recreational paths.
  • Starting and finishing at Otaraua Park in Lancelot Grove, Otaihanga, heading out onto the Expressway shared path. 
  • Meet your friends and family back at the finish point for refreshments including coffee, smoothies and a fundraising sausage sizzle - make sure to bring some coins.

When?

  • Sunday 10 March 2019
  • 8.30 am start for the 10k route
  • 9.00 am for 1km kids loop
  • 9.30 am for the 6k route

Bring a water bottle and a keep cup to help us keep our waste to a minimum.

The 2019 route map

Check out the map below.

10km run/walk
From Otaraua Park, take the river path and head west through to the Waikanae River Bridge.  Turn left and head down the Expressway path towards Otaihanga to the turn around point.  Return north over the Waikanae River Bridge to Kauri Road and turn left onto Puriri Road back to the Expressway path.  Continue north until the turnaround point then return south along the same route, back down the river trail and along to Otaraua Park.

6km run/walk
From Otaraua Park, take the river path and head west through to the Waikanae River Bridge.  Turn left and head down the Expressway path towards Otaihanga to the turn around point and return back to Otaraua Park.

1km kids non timed fun run

  • Untimed run/walk around the sportsfield at Otaraua Park.
  • Every child who takes part will get a certificate and a complimentary swim pass to be used at either Coastlands Aquatic Centre, Waikanae Pool or Ōtaki pool.

   


HOW TO GET TO OTARAUA PARK

https://goo.gl/maps/KdUuxCjCtKE2

From the South

Head along the old SH1 route and turn left at the Otaihanga roundabout, pass Southwards Museum and turn right into Greendale Drive, then right onto King Arthur Drive, right onto Lancelot Grove.

Or head from Paraparaumu through Otaihanga and onto Otaihanga Road.  Turn left after the Expressway overbridge and before the railway line, into Greendale Drive.

From the North
Turn right off the old SH1 route at the roundabout onto Otaihanga Road, and right into Greendale Drive before the Expressway overbridge. 

Provisional results for Park to Path 2018 can be found here

 

 

Free events every day - 10th to 17th March