Running / walking your first 21km or gunning for fast times on the 5,10 or 15km courses? Coming back from injury? Set a goal that you want to smash?

Introducing Craig Kirkwood Coaching…

After years of competing at the very highest level as both a runner and a triathlete , Craig started Craig Kirkwood Coaching in 2013. Craig has a Bachelors Degree in Sport Science, is an accredited and registered Athletics NZ Coach, lives within stones throw of the Tauranga Half Marathon course and has been a past participant of the event.  In a nutshell, if you’d like to have personal success at this years Tauranga Half Marathon look no further than Craig Kirkwood Coaching. You could be coming off the couch to finish the 7km Walkways event, you could be eyeballing a PB in the Half Marathon. It doesn’t matter where you are starting from, Craig can help you achieve your goals.

Make contact with Craig via On event day you’ll see Craig at Fergusson Park supporting a large contingent of athletes, one of which might be you!

Introducing Foundation Sports and Rehabilitation Clinic
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 Craig Newland and the team at Foundation Clinic provide a high quality range of diagnostic and treatment skills in the heart of Tauranga. “Through our onsite rehabilitation gym our clinic emphasises a proactive approach that focuses on giving our patients the ability to self-manage conditions through exercise programs. We will help our patients set the foundation to achieve health and wellbeing and to achieve their fitness goals”. Foundation is a sports focused physiotherapy and rehabilitation clinic and has an emphasis on manual/manipulative physiotherapy and exercise prescription encompassing full rehabilitation. The clinical team consists of physiotherapists, massage therapists, nutritional advisors & fitness trainers.

Find out more about what Foundation can do for you pre and post Tauranga Half Marathon at On event day you’ll see Foundation Clinic at Fergusson Park providing pre event strapping services and post event physio assessments.

Introducing Diego Health + Fitness
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Directed by fitness coach and sports therapist Diego Rosenberg. Diego has 15+ years of National and International experience in the health and fitness industry. Olympic level qualified in neuromuscular, deep tissue, manipulation techniques and advanced sports massage and a proven track of remarkable body transformations and athletes conditioning. Diego Health and Fitness offer the best sports massage and therapeutic massage in Tauranga! But that’s not all.  They offer quality fitness classes in Tauranga, Mount Maunganui, Te Puna and Omokoroa plus high intensity bodyweight training, outdoor boot camps, kettle bell training, suspension and rip training (first studio in NZ), rehab, core and muscular release sessions, corporate private classes, personal training. Physiotherapy, nutrition and life coaching is also available on-site with some of the most talented local health practitioners.

Find out more about the Diego Health + Fitness services at   On event day you’ll see Diego Health + Fitness at Fergusson Park providing pre and post event massage services – we highly recommend getting on the table!

Introducing Naturally Chiropractic

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Naturally Chiropractic has been providing excellent, effective and professional chiropractic care to the local community for over 15 years. Our team is dedicated to educating the community about how important their nervous system is to health and function. This has lead people to receive care with us for many health reasons – mainly for preventative, proactive and performance based outcomes. In today’s culture, people want to be healthier, fitter, stronger and all this is influenced by the way your brain communicates with your body. From your immune system to your digestion, energy levels to quality of sleep, reaction time to your recovery and very importantly how effectively you age.  The team at Naturally love to see people thriving and reaching their full health potential.

The team at Naturally Chiropractic are based at 45a Farm Street, Mount Maunganui.  Say hello to them on event day at Fergusson Park!

Introducing R-Line


Staying well hydrated is so important during a running event and what better electrolyte to drink on the Tauranga Half Marathon course than an electrolyte created in Mount Maunganui! R-Line stands for Rehydrate, Refuel and Rebound; the core uses of any properly formulated sports drink. R-Line Electrolyte Drink was launched in June 2011 and since then the business has kept growing and growing!

It is always wise to try a sports drink before an event, so we recommend getting your hands on some R-Line at  On the day R-Line Electrolyte Drink will be available at all the on course support stations plus the finish line recovery station at Fergusson Park.

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