2018 Entry Details
(2019 Entries will open from the 5th of December 2017)
The inaugural Alps 2 Ocean Ultra staged run will take place from 24th February to 4th March 2018.
(2019 race will take place from the 22nd February to the 3rd of march)
Early Bird Entry Fee: NZ$1999.00 per individual 2018
(2019 entry fee will be $2400.00 per individual)
Registration for the 2019 event will open at 12 o'clock Midday ( NZDT - UTC + 13) Monday the 5th December 2017 and close on the 1st of August 2018 or sooner if the quota is reached.
To register, please complete the on line registration form in full
You will then receive an email advising you whether your application has been successful.
A deposit of NZ$1,250.00 is then required to confirm your place. A deposit must be paid within 7 days upon receiving an email confirmation of your entry being successful, if not paid your spot will be released.
The Remaining Entry Fee balance is payable no later than 1st October 2017 (2018).
If you choose, the Entry Fee can be paid in full when paying the deposit.
Should participants wish to register as a team, then each team member Must include this on their application along with their team name. Each team should consist of up to 4 members. Each team member pays the same as an individual runner.
Your payment will be made into Alps 2 Ocean ultra bank account by direct debit, credit card or Get Paid
Details of this payment will be on your acceptance email.
We are limiting the field to 120 runners. It is at the race organisers discretion if we allow more or less.
Arrival and Departure – Oamaru - New Zealand:
Participants will need to arrive in Oamaru, South Island, New Zealand no later than Wednesday 21st February 2018, you will need to get settled in, checked in and have time to solve any issues or problems you may have.
There are so many amazing things to look at while here, so make the most of your time.
Christchurch has the closest international airport to Oamaru which is a 3-hour drive.
We will be able to help with buses at an additional cost or alternatively you can rent a car.
We do not want see you stranded.
All Participants will have to submit a current medical certificate.
Registration for 2018 will close on the 1st August 2017, or earlier if the quota has been filled.
(Registration for 2019 will close on the 1st August 2018, or earlier if the quota has been filled)
All participants will receive a refund of the total fees paid to date, less NZ$500 admin fee, if a cancellation notice has been received by the Organizers by 1st September 2017.
No fees will be refunded if any cancellation notice is received after 1st September 2017.
All entry fees are non-transferable and may not be deferred to any future events.
The Organisers retain the right to change the total number of participants
You have to be 21 years of age on the day the race starts, there may be special permission at the race directors discretion
What the Entry Fee includes:
As from Saturday, the 24th February 2018 all transportation needs are included
As from Tuesday, the 20th February 2018 a free shuttle is available for assistance around Oamaru for you. Simply ring for help 0272285158.
All accommodation prior to the 24th February 2018 will be the competitor’s responsibility
Saturday, 24th February to Friday 3rd February, tents at each stage finish.
Saturday, 3rd March Hotel accommodation is provided
Food & Beverage:
Friday, 23rd February 2018: Welcome dinner at the Oamaru Victorian precinct/Harbour area.
Saturday, 24th February 2018: Lunch and dinner are provided.
Water for the duration of the race
Saturday, 3rd March 2018: lunch and drink at the finish line and finisher’s celebration meal at the Loan and Merc
On course, medical support
Storage of all luggage during the race
Race course book
Sponsor Goodie Bag
Hot and cold water
Each checkpoint (CP) is staffed by experienced trained volunteers, In addition to water, each CP has, shade, seats, electrolytes (although we recommend competitors bring their own) and garbage bags.