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Bib Collection


Thursday 18th Feb - 10am - 6:30pm

Friday 19th Feb - 10am - 6:30pm

Saturday 20th Feb - 10am - 4pm


If you registered before 30th November, bibs will be mailed out to you by 8th December thanks to DX Mail. Please note that bibs and merchandise have been packaged separately.

For those registered participants who have entered an international address, these will be available at our bib collection days as well.


Thursday 11th Feb - 10am - 6:30pm

Friday 12th Feb - 10am - 6:30pm

Please only one person from the team come to collect your team bibs, this will help with congestion and allow us to get through pick up faster.


Wellington & Kapiti Coast

There is free public transport across the entire Metlink network for race participants and volunteers from 6am-6pm on race day (21st February)

  • Participants: Race bib required to claim free ride

  • Volunteers: Lanyards and T-shirts

  • Free trains from anywhere on the network

  • Free buses on all routes

  • Free harbour ferry services (note the Sunday service doesn’t leave early enough to make it in time for start of the race)

  • Also free one way shuttle service from Kilbirnie park to Courtenay Place and Wellington Railway Station (last shuttle departs approx. 1:30pm)

Please note: Face coverings are mandatory on public transport. Metlink will have some masks on hand at Kilbirnie park for passengers boarding the shuttles, but we encourage you to bring your own.

Parking will be available from 6:30am at Sky Stadium for gold coin donation to the Mental Health Foundation NZ.


Wairarapa Transport: limited spaces are available on a charter bus leaving Masterton at 6:30AM, stopping at Featherston and returning from Wellington at approx. 12PM.

Email shonab@sportwellington.org.nz to reserve a space.

Road Closures

To ensure the event is run safely there will be numerous road closures in place for event day - Sunday 21st February 2021. Click here to view road closures and alternative routes.

Event Schedule

7:45am - 9:25am Race Starts
10.15am Place Getters Ceremony
10.30am Live Music
11.20am Major Sport Prize Draw
12.00pm approx Wairarapa Bus Departs
1.20pm Last Shuttle Bus Departs

Start Times

7:45am Globelet Half Marathon

8:30am Bluebridge 10km

9:15am MAS 6.5km Fun Run/Walk

9:25am Pak’n’Save Buggy Walk & Metlink Active Families

If you are walking in any of the categories, especially in the 10km and Half Marathon please start near the back of the field.


Half Marathon Pace Times

1.25, 1.30, 1.40, 1.45, 1.50, 2.00, 2.10

10KM Pace Times

40 minutes, 50 minutes, 60 minutes

Bag Drop Off / Pick Up

We will be offering a checked bagged service that transports your bags from the start line (Frank Kitts Park) to the finish line (Kilbirnie Park).

This will be positioned on the north end side of Frank Kitts Park.

On your race bib is a detachable tag that you will remove and attach to your bag. To see the bag drop off and pick up points please see the park maps below.

Medals & Certificate

Medals for the 6.5km & 10km categories are currently SOLD OUT. For those entered in the Half Marathon, a medal is included in your registration fee, you do not need to purchase a medal. 

If you would like to go on our waitlist for medal purchase please fill out the form below. Medals cost $5 each.

Pre-purchased medals can be collected from the Medals and Merchandise tent at Kilbirnie Park after you have finished the race.

Click the certificate to download and print off to celebrate your achievement!

Medal Waitlist

Thanks for submitting - we will be in contact should any medals become available.

Park & Course Maps

Click the maps to enlarge.

Round the Bays 2021 Frank Kitts Park Map
Round the Bays 2021 Kilbirnie Park Map
Round the Bays 2021 Course Map

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