Hatuma Half Marathon

The Hatuma Half Marathon has been a staple in the Central Hawke’s Bay event calendar for more than 40 years and is a key feature of the Central Hawke’s Bay Spring Fling. The picturesque 21.1 kilometre course takes in the entire circumference of the Lake Whatumā, starting and finishing at the Waipukurau Racecourse.

Open to walkers and runners, and with half marathon, 10km and 5km options, this is a great community-driven event suitable for all abilities with the option to compete as an individual or part of a team, and will leave you wanting to come back for more. Afterall, it’s all about the journey!

Early bird Special (July 12 – September 16, 2021).

Half Marathon Walk or Run - $25/Adult, $15/youth or $60 per relay team (2-4 people);
Corporate Challenge Half Marathon Walk or Run - $60 per relay team (2-4 people)
10km Walk or Run - $25/Adult, $15 youth
5km walk or run option – enter as part of a (2 person) relay team in the 10km section, $30 youth team, $50 adult team, $40 mixed team.

On the day late entry fee applies - $10.

The Hatuma Half Marathon is a part of Central Hawke’s Bay Spring Fling. The Spring Fling is a series of standout events through September and October, capturing the essence of springtime in Central Hawke’s Bay!

Spring is a stunning time of year in Central Hawke’s Bay and the Spring Fling is a wonderful showcase of the region.

Spring Fling events span from Otane to Takapau, Tikokino to Porangahau, and offer plenty of variety for visitors to experience the very best Central Hawke’s Bay in spring.

However, you choose to enjoy the Spring Fling, we look forward to hosting you in this beautiful part of Hawke’s Bay, with warm Central Hawke’s Bay hospitality.

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The Spring Fling is proudly supported by the following partners