Welcome to the 2016 Mizuno Coatesville Classic!

20 March 2016
Running Events and new title sponsor Mizuno welcome you to the 2016 edition of Auckland’s most stunning rural road race … the 2016 Mizuno Coatesville Classic!

Make a date for Sunday, 20th March 2016 and join us in the beautiful rural village of Coatesville – five minutes north of Albany and only 20 minutes drive from the Harbour Bridge – for the Coatesville Classic. Held on fully closed roads, the Classic is Auckland’s most scenic half marathon, with an 8k run and walk, new 4k Downhill Dash and the Kristin 2k Kids’ Dash to match!

Enter early and join 2,000 other runners, walkers and dashers for one of Auckland’s largest running events. The Classic is fixed for two weeks after the Grand Finale of Running Events’ Albany Lakes Summer Series to give you a fantastic opportunity to round off a summer of fitness fun and commit to an excellent end-of-season goal. The Coatesville Classic attracts fast runners, slow walkers and everyone in between. If you enjoy making the most of the summer in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere and love to get away from it all just minutes from home – this is the event for you.

The 2015 Coatesville Classic Highlights Video!

Six reasons to gear up for the Coatesville Classic…

Best Mates

Run with your family or your best mates for a fantastic day out. And whilst you’re out on the road, make 1,600 new ones!

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For Everyone

With four different distances, there’s something for everyone from the half marathon runner to the downhill dasher.

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Fully Closed Roads

In this road race there’s no worrying about the traffic coming up from behind. The fully closed roads are perfect for running.

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Amazing Prizes

As well as glass trophies for the top athletes, there’s a plethora of awesome spot prizes for everyone to enjoy!

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Awesome Medal

Every competitor across the line gets one of the awesome Coatesville Classic medals, unique to each year.

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Welcome to the Country

You’re only 20 minutes from the Harbour Bridge but Coatesville is the perfect country getaway for running!

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Our competitors are our greatest advocates …

Read on below for some of the many positive comments and feedback we received from the 2015 event.

Just a message to say from two first timers to this mornings event… what a great event! We loved doing the 8km this morning… was so much fun!!
Thanks Running Events! Had a great run – so nice to run on the street instead of bumpy old sidewalks for a change!
Tracy Brown

“Thank you so much to all the hard working organisers at Running Events!”

“It was heaps of fun and I even managed to achieve my time goal! I’m so grateful to every single one of you!”

– Liz Ross-Collier

Great race, well organised. Just enough wind to keep me cool. I just don’t believe that half the race is downhill!
Esme Coetsee
Great event, well organised and even the weather was perfect. Thank you to everyone involved.
Jon Le Riche

Stunning Rural Running On Auckland’s Doorstep!

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