PARTICIPANT INFO 

 MANDATORY KIT

There will be a mandatory kit check prior to the race. If you do not attend the kit check you will be unable to start the race.

 55km / 33km

1 x Thermal long sleeve top
1 x Thermal pants (non-compression)*
1 x Seam-sealed waterproof jacket with a hood
1 x Thermal beanie/hat/Buff
1 x Thermal gloves*
1 x Head torch (fully charged or with fresh batteries)
1 x Survival bag
1 x Race number (including timing transponder) to be worn at all times during event (supplied by organisers at registration)
1 x Drinking vessel (bladder or bottles) with minimum capacity of 1L of water at commencement of race
1 x Whistle

 

*to be confirmed at race briefing (weather dependant)

 18km 

1 x Thermal long sleeve top

1 x Seam-sealed waterproof jacket with a hood

1 x Race number (including timing transponder) to be worn at all times during event (supplied by organisers at registration)

 10km

1 x Race number (including timing transponder) to be worn at all times during event (supplied by organisers at registration)

 Kids

1 x Race number (including timing transponder) to be worn at all times during event (supplied by organisers at registration)

 RACE TIMES 
 55km
  • Fri 30 Sep, 5pm-7pm: Kit Check and Registration

  • Sat 1 Oct, 6.15am: Race Briefing

  • Sat 1 Oct, 6.30am: Race Start

 33km
  • Fri 30 Sep, 5pm-7pm: Kit Check and Registration

  • Sat 1 Oct, 6.00am-6.45am: Kit Check and Registration

  • Sat 1 Oct, 6.45am: Race Briefing

  • Sat 1 Oct, 7am: Race Start

 18km
  • Fri 30 Sep, 5pm-7pm: Kit Check and Registration

  • Sat 1 Oct, 6.00am-7.15am: Kit Check and Registration

  • Sat 1 Oct, 7.15am: Coaches depart for start line

  • Sat 1 Oct, 7.45am: Race Briefing

  • Sat 1 Oct, 8am: Race Start

 10km
  • Fri 30 Sep, 5pm-7pm: Kit Check and Registration

  • Sat 1 Oct, 6.00am-8.15am: Kit Check and Registration

  • Sat 1 Oct, 8.15am: Race Briefing

  • Sat 1 Oct, 8.30am: Race Start

 Kids 

The kids 2km race will start at 11:00am. Adults are permitted to run with their children. Adults do not need to register.

TRANSPORT

There will be coaches provided to transport all 18km participants to the start line in Cable Bay. The coaches will depart from Cable Bay Adventure Park from 7:00am.

 AID STATIONS 

Aid Stations will be places along the course with nutrition, water and electrolytes. Aid Station locations will be published soon.

 ACCOMMODATION 

Cable Bay Adventure Park is a short drive from Nelson. We suggest booking accommodation at Cable Bay Holiday Park or in Nelson.

 CUT OFF TIMES 

Island Ultra 55km

 

Start: 6:30am

 

Pepin Island Entrance (23.5km): 5 hours from race start

 

Pepin Island Exit (32km): 6.5 hours from race start

 

Blue Hill Entrance (41km): 8 hours from race start

 

Finish (55km): 11hours from race start

 CONDITIONS 

You must be fit and well when you undertake the Island Ultra. We will have medical assistance on site but you must be starting the race in good condition. 

 

We understand that injuries happen before and during the race, please use the medical team if you need them.

 

Your safety is our focus and if our medics or staff make the determination that you are not fit to start or continue on the course we will remove you. We aren't being mean - we just want you back home safe at the end of the race. No race is worth putting yourself or others in danger for. Please follow the directions of the marshals and medics at all times.

 SUPPORTERS 

Supporters are welcome at the event, in fact, we encourage you to bring your entourage. 

There is plenty to do at Cable Bay Adventure Park from mountain bike riding, quad biking, your supporters won't get bored! 

No pacers are allowed on the course but supporters are actively encouraged. Any assistance will result in the participant being disqualified from the event. 

 ULTRA NZ 

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