We offer 2 Events in the Cook Islands - Round Rarotonga Road Race in Sept and the Aitutaki Marathon in May.  Come spend some time in Paradise

ROUND RAROTONGA ROAD RACE

Sept 20 to SEpt 27, 2018

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 ACCOMODATION OPTIONS

Muri Beach Club

The  Beach  Club  Hotel’s  is  unequalled  adult-only  (18  years  and  over)  resort  location  puts guests  right  at  the  heart  of  one  of  Rarotonga’s  most  outstanding  natural  features  –  Muri Lagoon.   This   boutigue   hotel   is   fully   equipped   to   cater   to   your   event  whim,   with   a Restaurant & Bar, Rarotonga’s biggest Pool, 24hr Reception, Beauty & Spar, Rengal Cars & Scooters,  Lagoon  lounge  with  books  and  games,  luggage  storage,  Giant  Chess  Set, Beach  Volleyball,  Snorkelling  gear,  kayaks,  standup  paddleboards,  daily  changing  hot breakfast to name a few.

Edgewater

The  Edgewater  Resort  and  Spa  is  the  largest  resort  on  Rarotonga  and  is  located  on  the sheltered  west  coast  of  the  island,  in  prime  location  to  view  the  beautiful  Rarotonga sunsets.  The  resort  is  situated  on  the  lagoon  front  and  offers  amenities  and  services  one would  expect  of  a  large  resort  including   2  restaurants,  a  bar,  pool,  tennis  courts,  room service, games room, gift shop, tour desk, guest laundry, day spa and hair salon, kids club, daily  activities  program,  snorkelling  gear,  island  night  performance,  business  centre  and ATM.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Travel Period: Travel  20 Sept-27 Sept  2018

 

 

Included in the Package:

 

    Meet & Greet with Fresh Flower Ei (Garland) and bottle water

    Arrival Airport Transfer

    Daily Tropical Breakfast

    Free Use of Snorkelling gear, kayaks, standup paddle boards, beach towels

    Free use of Tennis Courts (Edgewater)

    Invite to a Weekly Managers Cocktail  Hour

    Cultural Activities

    Safari Tour

    Departure Airport Transfer

    7 Nights  Choice of Accommodation  Edgewater or Muri Beach Club

    Race Package or Spectator Package including prize giving dinner and t-shirt

    Race packet includes race number, finishers medal and finishing photo

     *** Early Bird Specia  (Edgewater Only)l: Book and confirm before 30 June 2018 and Receive

o    $100 Resort Credit & a Beverage and Snack Pack waiting for you for Room bookings

o    $150 Resort Credit & Beverage and Grocery Pack/Villa booked per stay

 

 

 

 

41ST ROUND RAROTONGA ROAD RACE  PROGRAM FOR THE WEEK

 

 

THU, 20 SEPTEMBER 2018: ARRIVE RAROTONGA

You will be met at the airport with a Flower Lei Greeting and transferred to your hotel

 

 

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 2018: RARO SAFARI TOURS

Raro Safari Tours offers an exciting day adventure into the interior of the island of Rarotonga and visiting some of the islands ‘hard to get to’ places. This is a must do tour towards the beginning of your stay on Rarotonga and is a great way to really get a feel for the lay of the land.

 

SAT, 22 SEPTEMBER 2018: 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 finishing of the race, there will be complementary coconut juice, water, light snacks and tropical fruit for all runners & supporters after the race.

 

SAT, 22 SEPTEMBER 2018: NIGHTLIFE 41ST CELEBRATION

Celebrate 41st 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!!!

 

SUN, 23 SEPTEMBER 2018: CAPTAIN TAMA’S LAGOON CRUISE

Discover the Lagoon aboard the glass bottom boats. Snorkel and feed the fish before heading to a motu (small island) where you will be entertained while the crew prepare a Fish BBQ lunch. Special price for Road Race participants and Supporters.

 

SUN, 23 SEPTEMBER 2018: PRIZE GIVING DINNER

This is a 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 Prize Giving Ceremony and Dinner will kick off at 6pm.

 

MON, 24 SEPTEMBER 2018: 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 2018: 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 2018: 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.

 

THURS, 27 SEPTEMBER 2018 DEPART RAROTONGA

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your departing flight