Event Day Schedule

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Event Day Schedule2018-10-01T15:36:56+00:00

Event Day Schedule

As we build towards the event, we advise all competitors to re-check the schedule on this web site during event week, look out for our “Event Week Update” email and be aware of announcements over the PA on event morning in the event that some details have to be changed.

7:00am – 9:00am Final registration and team pack pick up in Novotel Rotorua
Lakeside
7:30am – 9:15am Fancy Dress World Champs competition photo session at the
start/finish area
8:30am Entertainment begins on stage near start/finish area
9:00am Early morning spot prizes – only for those that are there 🙂
9:05am Warm-up for walking teams in front of the stage
9:20am Safety briefing in front of the stage for walking teams and any team expecting to take longer than 6 hours
9:30am Walkers start
9:50am Warm-up for fancy dress and running teams in front of the stage
10:05am Safety briefing in front of the stage for all fancy dress and running teams
10:15am Fancy dress world champs start
10:30am Runners start
4:30pm Guest comedian John Carr takes the stage outside
Clarke’s Bar, Novotel Rotorua Lakeside
5:00pm Prize giving on stage outside Clarke’s Bar, Novotel Rotorua
Lakeside
5.45pm DJ begins
5:45pm Fifteenth Anniversary Celebration Barbeque Buffet Dinner
(pre-purchase tickets through event entry merchandise)
commences followed by Ekiden After Party (dress theme 80’s activewear)
7.30pm Barbeque dinner concludes
8.00pm Live music from Stagepass
11.00pm Evening ends