30+ men & women as at the first day of competition
- This walking race is recreational and therefore not judged under Athletics NZ Rules.
- Competitors’ must not run. This means that one foot must be in contact with the ground at all times. The race officials rely on the integrity of all competitors’ that they will walk the whole distance.
- Walking race is on the Harbourside Walkway/Cycleway which in main is flat.
- Any competitors’ observed running by a race marshal or race official will be precluded from winning.