Kāpiti Half

Explore the Kāpiti Coast for a running festival including a 21km half marathon, 10km, 5km plus bring the kids for our 2km kids kick it 2k


Kāpiti Coast


MacLean Park
Paraparaumu Beach



Join New Zealand's newest running festival that utilises the amazing river, promenade and coastal trails on the Kāpiti Coast for a flat and fast run all under the eye of the magnificent Kāpiti Island.

You will wind your way through river trails, lake loops, boardwalks all with views over the spectacular Kāpiti Island before you finish on a beautiful beachside park and celebrate your efforts with friends and family. The course is open to walkers, buggies and wheelchair athletes and is the perfect introduction to running or to test yourself in a spectacular environment. Why travel when we have one of New Zealand's best destination runs on our doorstep?

Make the most of your stay by enjoying all that Kāpiti has to offer and enjoy the Paraparaumu Beach Cafés and restaurants. With high level sponsorship already from ASICS, Steigen, Dark Horse Coffee, Goodr and more the Kāpiti Half is about to set fire to your heart and make you fall in love with the Kāpiti Coast. Every finisher will receive a medal to celebrate everything you have achieved.

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