Health and Safety

The Waiheke Wharf 2 Wharf committee places your Health & Safety as our number one priority. As part of our detailed Health & Safety Plan we must ensure that it is clear that during any period in which you are at the Event Venue or on the Race Course, YOU (and any family or friends that have accompanied you to the event) must comply with the following Health & Safety directives.

It is our responsibility to bring to your attention the following Health and Safety Regulations plus Potential Hazards. It is your responsibility to adhere to these:

Medical facilities:

  • First Aid will be available within the finish area
  • A mobile doctor will be available on the courses
  • Medical emergencies will be handled by St Johns Ambulance

On the Courses:

  • The courses are on public roads and open to traffic throughout the race.
  • All New Zealand Road Rules apply.
  • Follow all Marshals’ directions at all times.
  • Run within coned & marked areas. If crossing a road be sure to check for cars.
  • Be polite and give-way to other competitors, pedestrians and the general public. You are sharing the area with these people.
  • No spectators or supporters are to follow competitors in vehicles at any stage of the event.
  • Please leave your dogs at home. If you must bring them, ensure that they are on a leash at all times. You may not compete with your dog.
  • It is your responsibility to know the course. Links to Maps are available on the website. The course will be well marked and controlled.
  • If another competitor is in distress immediately offer assistance and inform a Marshal or Race Official.
  • Please report any accidents or incidents to a Marshal or Race Official as soon as possible.
  • Please ensure you have adequate and suitable clothing. Footwear must be worn. No bare torsos.
  • Please ensure you are physically fit and healthy to complete your chosen event and distance. If you are unsure please seek advice from a medical professional.
  • Keep yourself hydrated at all times. Water stations are provided every 2 to 3 Km.
  • For your own, and everyone else’s safety, alcohol is banned from all courses. Police will be notified if competitors are seen to be carrying or drinking alcohol.
  • If you feel unwell or unfit to complete the event we strongly advise you to withdraw immediately and seek assistance or professional advice and advise the nearest Marshal.
  • All competitors under the age of 16 must have the consent of their parent or legal guardian to compete.
  • All competitors must agree and sign the event waiver.