Event Information

Celebrating 79 years the annual Takahe to Akaroa Road Relay organised by the Athletics Canterbury Cross Country & Road Club. The first teams are expected to arrive at the Recreation Ground, Akaroa at approximately 2.00pm.

The prizegiving will begin at 4.00pm at which time the fastest team into Akaroa will present the baton carrying the message from Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel to a representative of the Akaroa/Waiwera Community Board and Akaroa District Promotions.

Important Info


Date Saturday 19th September 2020
Race Information Race Information (Local) 2019
Entries close Monday, 9th September @ 8pm
Entries Programme Start Summary
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Entry Fees 8 lap Relay (All grades) - $240.00
8 laps - Corporate and Social Teams - $240.00
6 lap Junior Relay - $165.00
6 lap MM 60+ Relay - $180.00
6 Lap Composite, Social and Corporate - $240.00
Composite/Social/Corporate teams will pay an additional $10 per athlete who are not a registered competitive athlete with an Athletics Canterbury Club
Rules Takahe to Akaroa Rules - 2019
Course map Course Map - 2019
Start times 8.30am: Mens 'C' grade, Masters Men 'B' grade, Masters Over 50 'B', Senior Women 'A' grade, Masters Women, Composite/Social/Corporate (8 lap)

9:00am Senior Men's 'A' grade, Masters Mens 'A' grade, Masters Men over 50 'A',

9:30am Senior Men's 'A' grade

9:15am Allandale to Cooptown Relay - Junior (6 lap)
9:15am Allandale to Cooptown Relay - Open Masters over 60, Composite/Corporate/Social (6 lap)

Course Descriptions and Elevations 8 Lap Course
6 Lap Course
Enquiries Daniel Reese
Mob: (027) 294 2187 Hm: (03) 338 6695