Post Event Info

Finish Festival

Join us at the finish line village to relax in the surroundings of Gordon Spratt Reserve. Here you can see participants finish, soak up the event atmosphere, indulge in post event services and event expo, farmer’s market and retail area.

We have an awesome line-up of cover bands to keep you entertained in the sun, including Josh Pow and the famous Monroes. The Tauranga International Marathon concert is free for all event participants and spectators so please stay and invite family and friends along to enjoy the afternoon with us!

Our friends from Little Big Events will be assembling a marketplace of the most scrumptious breakfast, lunch and snack food vendors Tauranga has on offer to provide food for purchase throughout the afternoon.

As a great big high five from the SPEIGHT’S team, see the lovely SPEIGHT’S crew on the finish line for a FREE ice cold SPEIGHT’S to celebrate your victory! After you’ve wet your palate, the SPEIGHT’S bar will be providing ice cold SPEIGHT’S for purchase throughout the afternoon.

Prize Giving

Marathon and Half Marathon participants will receive finish medals at the finish line.

Prize giving will take place at Gordon Spratt Reserve at approximately 12:30pm. Merit prizes and trophies will be awarded to the top 3 of the Marathon and Half Marathon run category. Trophies will be awarded to overall race winners for each of the race options, in both run and walk categories and age category winners of the Marathon run.

Major spot prizes will also be drawn at Prizegiving so make sure you hang around to be in to win!


Our generous sponsors and partners have provided some magnificent spot prizes, the winners of these prizes will be gifted across the finish line at random. Good luck everyone!

Prize Money



The Hits Half Marathon

 1st Man & Woman  $2000  $1000
 2nd Man & Woman  $1000  $500
 3rd Man & Woman  $500  $250

Massage and Recover


The New Zealand Institute of Health and Fitness students will be providing free post-event stretching at the event village. Make the most of this very special offer and have a chat with the friendly students after your event!


Michelle and the team at ifix Massage will be available to give you that well-deserved massage after your run/walk. $15 is all it takes to get that free-moving feeling again! Their team does magic work so, do yourself a favour and look after your body, so you’re in shape to keep running and walking for years to come. Bookings essential.


The highly qualified team at Foundation Clinic will be onsite at the Friday pre-event registration and on event morning to provide pre-event strapping. They will also be offering free post event injury assessment advice for participants who require it. Any aches, pains or troubles on the finish line, go see Craig and the team to give you the best advice on how to manage the injury. 

Results and Certificates

Online provisional results and event certificate can be found here shortly after this event. You must have all timing issues submitted before Saturday 14th October. Please email Dave your full name, bib number, DOB and estimate time. Final results will be available the following week when all queries have been dealt with.

  • U17    
  • 18-34
  • 35-39
  • 40-44
  • 45-49
  • 50-54
  • 55-59
  • 60-64
  • 65-69
  • 70-74
  • 75+

Event photos

The Photos4Sale team will be making the most of you beautiful people out on course at the Tauranga International Marathon. After the event, please select the Tauranga International Marathon event and enter your race number at the Photos4Sale website.

Create a photo to delight!

  • Notice our photo spots on course and smile into the camera – even if it hurts. 
  • Please be sure you have your number visible at all times.
  • Smile & celebrate when you cross the finish line!


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