Run or Walk in Beautiful Devonport

Race options from 2k to 25k for the ultimate marathon training workout.

20th September 2015
Welcome to the 2015 Mizuno Devonport Classic – a chance to run or walk in Auckland’s most beautiful suburb! Race HQ is in the stunning beach front Windsor Reserve, right in the heart of Devonport Village and a stone’s throw from the ferry terminal. Event distances go from our superb new 25km “Peninsula Run” all the way down to a 2km kids’ dash, so there’s an option to suit everyone. All courses embark on a scenic, single-lap tour of this wonderful peninsula.

The Devonport Classic has been held every year since 2002 and well over 10,000 people have crossed the finish line during that time to complete their own personal challenge. Placed six weeks before the Auckland Marathon, it is the ideal tune-up for the big day with the 25k a great extender for marathoners and the 15k the ideal tester for those in the half marathon. For those with more modest ambitions, this is just a great way to discover the beaches, cafes, reserves and historic neighbourhoods of this fabulous area.

Six reasons to Run Devonport in 2015 …

Breathtaking Views

No matter which distance you take part in, enjoy stunning views of the Waitemata Harbour, Rangitoto and Auckland City.

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Marathon Prep

Six weeks out from the Auckland Marathon, the Devonport Classic is the perfect measure of your training.

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Cafe Earned

Un-wind after the run at one of the many superb cafes and restaurants in Devonport Village … you earned it!

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Beach Life

Narrow Neck, Cheltenham and Duders … the course passes Devonport’s most famous and fabulous beaches.

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Historic Places

New Zealand’s military history is on show at Torpedo Bay, North Head and several other on course navy facilities.

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Suburb Envy

Devonport’s beautiful period homes and hidden reserves make even running along a residential street a pleasure.

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Our competitors are our greatest advocates …

Read on below for some of the many positive comments and feedback we received from the 2014 event.

“Loved the Devonport Classic yesterday!”

“Beautiful course and just the right balance of easy and challenging … with time to enjoy the scenery.

Well done on a great event … I’ll be back next year.” – Jacqueline Robins

Loving the downward treat from North-head into Devonport Village. Nice back-drop. Thanks Running Events for a relaxed but well organised running event.
Andrew Mark Sains
Enjoyed the Devonport Classic for the first time yesterday, wonderful route to run through such a pretty suburb in Auckland.
Ruth Lekey
Awesome work guys. You deserve a couple of beers! The 15km course was superb, the scenery helped me forget that I’d run 17km to get there!!!
Campbell Rapley
Benji and Sophie-Kate had a blast today – Sophie was thrilled with her PB and 2nd place. Thanks for a great run!
Sarah Groen
Love your events will be back for more! there are so many events to choose from, we have to go where we get value for money.
Marcia Soanes

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