Christchurch Race Information

Event Day Timetable 

11AM Race Start

8.30-9.30am – Late registration.

10.15am – Costume Parade – Show off your Creations!

10.30am – Race briefing in front of main stand.

11.00am – Start of the 2017 Mud, Sweat and Tears Challenge.

3.00 pm – Doors open for the After Party to be held at Winnie Bagoes Central, 153 Madras Street, Christchurch

4.00 pm – Prize Giving – Category trophies and prizes, Corporate and Gym/Club Challenge trophies, costume and spot prizes

Pre Race Registration/Race Packs Registration/Race pack pick up is on Friday, 23 June 2017 from 3.00 pm until 7.00 pm at the PKMC Showroom, 458 Moorhouse Avenue. Everyone must register and collect their race pack which includes your race number (There is limited parking here so we suggest you collect your friends packs as well). Each competitor will receive a goodie bag full of surprises when they register on the Friday. Team leaders are to collect all team members race packs. Limited late registrations will be available on site on race day between 8.30 am and 9.30 am (goody bags are not guaranteed).

Pre Race Briefing Race briefing is compulsory for all competitors at 10.30 am. Please be seated in the main stand by 10.15 am.

Prizes and Prize Giving thermatechThere will be trophies and prizes awarded to the winner of each category thanks to our sponsors Thermatech.

Best Dressed Best Dressed Prizes, thanks Winnie Bagoes Central and DB Export.  This year will be given to the best fancy dressed teams and individuals, this is your chance to be creative.  You will need to attend the Prize Giving to claim these your prizes.

Event Clothing We suggest that all competitors wear a merino or polyprop long sleeve top and we recommend the great range available from ThermaTech. Suitable running shoes must be worn and should be taped on to prevent loss in the mud. No racing spikes or rugby boots. Remember it could be cold and will be wet and muddy, therefore you will need to bring with you a towel, dry set of clothes, warm hat, jumper and dry shoes.

Event Services There will be warm showers and wash down areas for all competitors to use as well as ample changing areas, toilets and bag storage areas (at your own risk). Thanks to the great people at Synlait and Laser Plumbing East for providing these.

Food & Drinks A complimentary Bush Road hot soup and a cold DB Export (R18) will be given to each competitor as they cross the line. There will also be food, drink and coffee options available for purchase on the day.

Teams Format The teams event is a 5 km or 10 km loop. Each competitor runs the whole distance and all four team members must cross the line together to record a final team time.

Please Note There is NO eftpos available on site. The last available cash withdrawal is at The Store in Tai Tapu.  Mobile Phone coverage is very limited on the course also. Spectators are welcome. There are numerous spots available to view all the action.

Location Motukarara Race Course is located 20 kms south of Christchurch on SH75 Christchurch to Akaroa. The event will be sign posted from Halswell. There will be plenty of parking which will be clearly sign posted and marshaled on the day.