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Run for a reason this October. All funds raised go to help children and their families in Timor-Leste living in poverty!

Event Details

When: October 14 (Sunday)

Where: Mission Bay, Auckland

Distance: 3km, 5km, 10km, 21km

Who: Walkers and runners of all abilities

Registration Fees

Distances                                 Adult                           Age 16 and under

21km                                           $70                                  $50
10km                                           $55                                  $45
5km                                             $45                                  $30
3km                                             $25                                  $20

Corporate Discount Available: email or call 0800 499 911 for details

On the Day

Registration Opens                  6.00 am
21km Start                                 7.00 am
10km Start                                 8.00 am
5km Start                                   8.30 am
3km Start                                   9.00 am
Prizegiving                                 10.30 am

Please note that the course cut off will also be at 10.30 am


Put your best foot forward and help us raise $90,000 for families in Timor-Leste. Every runner will have an online fundraising page created and we’ve got resources to help you train and build your totals in tandem. P.S. check out our top 5 fundraising ideas to help get you started!

Visit our resource page to download a free range of resources to support your fundraising efforts!


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About ADRA

ADRA New Zealand’s mission is to work with the most vulnerable whether they are suffering through on-going poverty or disasters.

We are an agency that enables families at home and overseas to thrive. We have a team of exceptionally dedicated staff and partner with innovative, accredited and professional organisations. We also engage in partnerships with churches to run projects that serve needs in our own communities in New Zealand. By being connected to a wider ADRA network of 136 countries we are able to respond to disasters around the globe including our Pacific neighbors.

We also work in partnership with countries for long-term development change which gives families living in poverty a hand up.

All funds raised from the ADRA Run this year are going to support an ADRA New Zealand funded project in Timor-Leste. The $90,000 needed to make this project possible will directly increase opportunities for over 6,000 farming families, by providing the network, support and tools needed to generate higher incomes for their families. With 40% of Timor-Leste families earning less than $2 a week, this project will be life-changing.

This opportunity will also:
Equip farmers to generate and increase sustainable income streams
Create local employment benefiting another 34,000 farmers
Allow children access to education and healthcare
Break the poverty cycle and reduce vulnerability

Learn more about the Timor-Leste project your funds are supporting this year here.

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Additional Information 

After the 7th of October, a late entry fee will apply

For training and support in the 10km and 21km distances, visit

Division and age restrictions

21km – minimum age is 16
10km – minimum age is 13
5km and 3km – this division is open to all ages, all children under 5 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Refund Policy
If you need to withdraw from the ADRA Run, you are eligible to receive a 25% refund of your initial registration fee or yo can choose to donate it to the Timor-Leste fund by sending us an email. Unfortunately, registration fees are non-refundable from Monday 3rd September 2018 and we cannot refund fees after this date. Any donations made are also non-refundable.

Event Cancellation
In the unlikely event that the ADRA Run is cancelled, you will be given the option to have your registration fee (a) donated to ADRA’s ‘Where it’s needed most’ fund or to have 50% of the registration fee refunded.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about the ADRA Run 2018, please send us an e-mail at

or call us on 0800 499 911 or 09 625 0888