Course Info

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With two route options and the choice to walk or run, this event is designed to be inclusive and fun, with a focus on participation. While the Snout Run option will appeal to the hugely popular track-running crowd and fitness enthusiasts, the Marina to Marina option can be achieved by all. Drink and refreshment stations along the way add to the fun, and the event begins and ends in the festival atmosphere that is created with market stalls and entertainment at London Quay.

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Starting on the Snout side of the iconic Coathander Bridge competitors run along the picturesque waterfront to the start of the Harbour View track.   From here competitors continue out to the snout and return via the Bob’s Bay lower track finishing amongst the festival atmosphere of London Quay.  This course is aimed at the more experienced runner with some challenging hills climbs.

AGE RESTRICTIONS: Entrants must be 14 years of age or over. 


 Note: This is an approximate guide to the elevations, course may vary.



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The 9 km Marina2Marina route with its wide clay trail allows plenty of room for everyone.  Competitors follow the base of the Snout from Picton Marina to Waikawa Marina and back again.  Some smaller hills along this track will challenge the novice runners and walkers and if you are looking for a family challenge then this is the one for you. 

AGE RESTRICTIONS: Entrants must be 7 years of age or over.


Note: This is an approximate guide to the elevations, course may vary.



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For the youngest members of the family there is the two kilometre Kids Dash.  This course starts alongside Picton Marina and gently climbs the Picton to Waikawa trail before returning over the iconic Coathanger bridge.  With plenty of encouragement from the awaiting crowd this race attracts a huge number of children.

AGE RESTRICTIONS: Entrants must be 5 to 9 years of age.



Please Note: Marina2Marina reserves the right to alter the routes depending on track conditions.  The final route will be confirmed on the day in the pre race briefing.

M2M Map Final