Event Day Schedule

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Event Day Schedule2018-05-23T07:30:35+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
7:30am – 9:30am 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 🙂
9:15am Event warm up in front of the stage with special guests
9:35am – 9:45am Safety briefing ‘for all teams’
9:50am Walkers start
9:55am Fancy Dress World Champs Start
10:05am Runners start
4:30pm Pre-prize giving entertainment starts on-stage outside
Clarke’s Bar, Novotel Rotorua Lakeside
5:00pm Prize giving on stage outside Clarke’s Bar, Novotel Rotorua
5:45pm Fifteenth Anniversary Celebration Barbeque Buffet Dinner
(pre-purchase tickets through event entry merchandise)
commences followed by Ekiden After Party (dress theme soon
to be announced) with live band and entertainment until
11.30pm. Join your team mates and make a weekend of it at
the Novotel Rotorua Lakeside or Ibis Rotorua. Special rates
for event participants and supporters.

Go to www.accorhotels.com, enter Rotorua and dates you
want to stay. Enter the unique code BGRE in the box labelled
“Preferential Code”, this will give you access to the special
rates below for the Rotorua Ekiden Relay 2018.

Please email details of any  special dietary requirements eg vegetarian, gluten-free, to admin@ekiden.co.nz as soon as you have purchased your barbeque ticket.

City View $169.00 (room only)
Lake View $199.00 (room only)

City View $229.00 (room only)
Lake View $269.00 (room only)