Shoe Clinic Half Marathon Course

The Shoe Clinic half marathon course is a point to point course that starts at Hillsborough Hall, Cnr Egmont and Henwood roads, Bell Block and winds its way down to the Coastal Walkway, finishing at East End Reserve, Nobs Line, New Plymouth.

Start times

  • Shoe Clinic Half Marathon competitors
    • Runners: 9:30am
    • Walkers: 9:40am

Note: Dependent on entry numbers the runners may be split into multiple waves to start – This will be confirmed in the final week before the event when nearly all entries are received.

Basic Course Map

Click here to view a map of the course.


  • 0km from start at Hillsborough Hall, Cnr Egmont and Henwood roads, Bell Block
  • 1.47km – turn right onto Manutahi Road
  • 4.04km – aid station
  • 5.03km – turn left onto Corbett Road
  • 7km – aid station
  • 9km – aid station
  • 9.5km – turn left at Cygnet Drive
  • 9.7km – turn left at Swans Road
  • 10.22km – turn right onto De Havilland Drive
  • 10.77km – turn right on to Mangati Walkway
  • 11km – aid station
  • 12km – turn left at Parklands Avenue, Bell Block
  • 12.2km – turn right onto Smeaton Road
  • 12.3km – toilets (public)
  • 13.4km – move onto Coastal Walkway by Velodrome
  • 13.8km – turn left on walkway to Ellesmere Avenue, Bell Block
  • 14km – aid station
  • 14.31km – turn left at Parklands Avenue, Bell Block
  • 14.56km – turn right at Nugent Street, Bell Block
  • 15.06km – turn right into Mueli Service Lane
  • 15.09km – turn right onto Pohutakawa Terrace
  • 16.14km – turn right at Links Drive
  • 17km – aid station
  • Continue through The Links onto Coastal Walkway
  • 17.2km – turn left on walkway – follow walkway
  • 18.7km – turn right on walkway off Te Wera Wera Bridge
  • 19km – aid station/toilet
  • 19.3km – turn left on walkway at Waiwakaiho Head
  • 21.1km – finish line at East End Reserve, Nobs LIne, New Plymouth