New Caledonia International Marathon – Travel Package

The International Marathon of New Caledonia

EVENT INFO

 

One of the major sporting events of New Caledonia, around the picturesque bays of Nouméa. New Caledonia International Marathon has become a key event in the annual sporting calendar and attracts around 150 competitors. Each year that this event has been conducted, it has attracted many athletes from around the world, all eager to participate in this challenging and pristine environment. A half-marathon is also organised. This Race is unique and beautiful and we will be happy to welcome you for this edition. Let us show you Our Culture and Our Marathon!

RACE INFO

 

Entry Fees: Entry fees to the New Caledonia International Marathon are included as part of your package

Start time: The marathon and half-marathon will commence at 7:00am on Sunday, August 25, 2019. The 10km race starts at 7:15am.

Start line: The start is located in BLÉRIOT Street, just in front of the entrance to the hippodrome.

Transport: Two large free parking will be available just in front of the Racecourse but you must arrive before 6.30am as traffic is very limited after this time. 

Supplies: Every 5 km, mineral water, dry raisins, oranges and bananas are available in addition to your personal drinks.

Shower: Two shower stations shall be placed on the course. Washrooms are at your disposal under the stands.

Race Timing: A clock will give you your final arrival time.

Aid stations: Placed on arrival and each half-turn, an emergency station is ready to intervene.

SCHEDULE 

Saturday 24 August

11:00am: briefing for the marathon runners under the stands of the hippodrome followed by pasta party which allows you in a friendly atmosphere to meet the event organising team and volunteers, and also to attend the presentation of foreign athletes and the best local athletes. For marathon runners only, don't forget to drop your special supplies (non-compulsory) during this pasta party from 11:00am to 3:00am.

Sunday 25 August

6.45am: calling of the competitors.

It is recommended to arrive before 6:30am to be able to park your vehicle at the hippodrome and get easy access to the departure place. You will then have time to soak up the atmosphere of pre-race, to get changed and warm up quietly before going on the starting line for 6.45 AM.

7:00am: start of the Marathon

7:00am: start of the half-marathon

7:15am: start of the 10 km

8:15am: departure of the 5km OUEN TORO raid

10:30am: departure of challenge Agnès BERNARD (children 8 to 13 years)

6:00pm: awards ceremony under the stands of the hippodrome followed by a cocktail offered by the Town Hall

ACCOMMODATION

Tucked at the edge of a white sandy beach overlooking the pristine water of the famous lagoon of New Caledonia, is Château Royal Beach Resort & Spa. Chateau Royal Hotel Noumea features 108 spacious one and two bedroom suites. Each suite contains a fully equipped kitchen, ensuite bathrooms, separated living room and a private balcony. To complement the resort’s restaurants are 2 bars, including a swim-up bar in the spectacular pool and a terrace bar overlooking the lagoon- the perfect location to enjoy a cocktail as the sun sets. Apart from its direct access to the beach, guests at Chateau Royal can enjoy the on-site Aqua Royal Spa, steam room and well-equipped fitness centre. With a sophisticated ambience, chic style and idyllic setting, Chateau Royal is a home you’ll never want to leave!

4 Night Package

Friday 23 August - Tuesday 27 August 2019

or

Thursday 22 August - Monday 26 August 2019

Ex Auckland

Chateau Royal Beach Resort & Spa 4*

Double / Twin Room: $1,540 per runner - $1,540 per supporter

Single Room: $2,250 per runner - $2,250 per supporter

Call us for prices from other cities or land only packages

Your Holiday Includes:

  • Return full-service economy airfares to Noumea flying AirCalin including all taxes and checked luggage per person

  • 4 nights accommodation staying in a Standard 1 Bedroom Suite at Chateau Royal Beach Resort & Spa

  • Return airport transfers

  • FREE Guaranteed Race entry (Valued at 5000 XPF pp)

7 Night Package

Friday 23 August - Friday 30 August 2019

Ex Auckland

Chateau Royal Beach Resort & Spa 4*

Double / Twin Room: $2,290 per runner - $2,290 per supporter

Single Room: $3,390 per runner - $3,390 per supporter

Call us for prices from other cities or land only packages

Your Holiday Includes:

  • Return full-service economy airfares to Noumea flying AirCalin including all taxes and checked luggage per person

  • 7 nights accommodation staying in a Resort 1 Bedroom Suite at Chateau Royal Beach Resort & Spa

  • Return airport transfers

  • Buffet breakfast daily

  • FREE Guaranteed Race entry (Valued at 5000 XPF pp)

 

 

Information

International flights are with Air Calin and include 7kgs of hand luggage and 23kgs of checked luggage.

Free ticket to the INTERNATIONAL MARATHON available & applicable on 4 different races: 07:00 AM (42 km and 21 km races) / 7h15 AM (10 km race) / 08h00 (5 km race)

Land Only Packages available - contact us for more details

Book By: August 19, 2019!

 

*All package prices are in New Zealand Dollars, subject to availability at time of booking and for new bookings only.

The above prices are per person and valid for travel until 24 August 2019.

All prices are subject to change at any time without notice. Conditions, amendment and cancellation fees apply.

Travel insurance is strongly recommended.