THU, 20 SEPTEMBER: FUN RUN
Round Rarotonga Road Race 2018 foots off (starts) with dressed up 5km FUN RUN.
The venue will once again be at the yard across from Beachcomber known as Sinai Hall down town Avarua.
The aim of the race is to get everyone to meet and mingle and have fun before the main race. So dare to be different turn up as Superman or Robinhood. LETS HAVE FUN! Everyone is encouraged to dress up for fun, anything goes!
FRI, 21 SEPTEMBER: RARO SAFARI TOURS
FREE DAY, your opportunity to discover more of Rarotonga. Raro Safari Tours offers an exciting day adventure into the interior of the island and visiting some of the islands 'hard to get' places. This is a must do tour towards the beginning of your stay and is a great way to really get a feel for the lay of the land.
SAT, 22 SEPTEMBER: THE MAIN RACE DAY
The 31km race starts at Sinai Hall (across from Beachcomber in Avarua) at 5:30am and the 10km race will start in Muri at 7:30am. Complimentary busses will be available to pick up participants in the morning to get you to the race by 5:30am.
Race Numbers and final check in will be conducted from the Corporate Marquees prior to the race. At the finish line, there will be complementary coconut juice, water, light snacks and tropical fruit for all runners & supporters after the race.
SAT, 22 SEPTEMBER: NIGHTLIFE 41st CELEBRATION
Celebrate 41 years of Round Raro Road Race with fellow race participants on the GOING TROPPO Nightlife Bus Tour. Cool down the island way with your responsible sober driver. Cheers to a good run!!! (18 yrs+)
SUN, 23 SEPTEMBER: CAPTAIN TAMA'S LAGOON CRUISE
Discover the Lagoon aboard the glass bottom boats. Snorkel with and feed the fish before heading to motu (small island) where you will be entertained while the crew prepare fa fish BBQ lunch. Special price for Road Race participants and Supporters.
SUN, 23 SEPTEMBER: PRIZE GIVING DINNER
Day of rest in the Cook Islands with limited activities available. If you missed out on the Lagoon Cruise, we recommend you to attend the Sunday Church service where you can enjoy the distinctive traditional hymns of the Cook Islands. The Official Price Giving Island Night Dinner & Show will kick off at 6pm.
MON, 24 SEPTEMBER: HASH HARRIERS BIRTHDAY RUN
The local Hash House Harriers birthday promises a Costumed Run that is not to be missed. It starts around 5.30pm at the Spaghetti House Restaurant, Edgewater Resort. Come as the Queen, come as the shoe maker, you name it, you wear it. Wigs and hats supplied by Hash Harriers on the day.
This event is followed by an Island Feast at approximately $10.00 per person for those that wishes to eat and mingle with the Hash Harrier Team. Cash bar will be available.
TUES, 25 SEPTEMBER: NUTTERS CROSS ISLAND RUN
The Nutters Cross Island Run is approx. 8.5km that starts at 2:00pm from the Inspiration of Rarotonga (opposite Vaima Restaurant) and heads over ridges across rugged valleys and riverbeds down to the Avatiu Coastline.
The remarks from this run have been branded the most difficult in the country. It is not recommended for the fainthearted. The record still stands unbeaten at 45 minutes, and promises to be an exciting challenge. If you think you can beat it, give it a go!
WED, 26 SEPTEMBER: ROUND THE ROCK RELAY
The relay will start at 2:00pm for the walkers and 4:00pm for the runners at the Spaghetti House Restaurant, Edgewater Resort. This is a fun event and all teams are encouraged to adopt a theme.
Registration forms for the relay can be obtained on the day of the 5km FUN RUN, the day of the main 31km and 10km race, DMCK website at www.dmck.co.ck or from our office at Turama House in Nikoa.
ACCOMMODATION WHILE YOU’RE HERE
We offer our Race Participants and Supporters special package deals with two nearby Hotels.
Click here to view the DMCK & Edgewater Resort & Spa package.
Click here to view the DMCK & Muri Beach Club Hotel package.
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