raceway mile

The Raceway Mile is the fifth and final event of the Coastal Five. Join us at the New Plymouth Racecourse for the new location for 2024.

This out and back run is now flat and fast!  The entire street will be closed to traffic and lined with spectators cheering the competitors on as they complete the final race of the Coastal Five event having run a marathon of 42.2km.

Course Details


Sunday 17th November 2024

Entry Fee

Super Early Bird (until 14 Dec 23) $15 / student $15
Early Bird (until midnight 16th July) $20 / student $15
Standard (until midnight 16th October) $25 / student $20
Late (until 17th November) $30 / student $25
Kids 11 and Under $15


1.61 km

Start Time

12:00 pm

Start Line

New Plymouth Racecourse, Rogan Street, New Plymouth

Minimum Age

Open to all ages. All participants between the ages of 0 – 9 must register and be accompanied by an adult for the entire duration of the event. The accompanying adult must also register for the event and takes full responsibility for the safety of the entrant under 10 years. Participants 10 years and older can complete the course without an accompanying adult.

Cut Off Time

1:00 pm

Timing Results

Timing results will be provided by age group category. Raceway Mile age group categories are as follows for men and women; 0-9 years, 10-15 years, 16-34 years, 35-49 years, 50-64 years, 65+ years


Walkers are welcome to enter the Raceway Mile. All walkers must start the event behind the runners.


All Devon Mile finishers will receive a finisher medal. Random draw spot prizes will be awarded at prizegiving.

Race Rules

Baby buggies and prams will be allowed. Non-racing wheelchairs may be permitted to register, but must seek prior approval from the Race Director by emailing info@coastalfive.co.nz

Course Details

Ready to finish off the Coastal Five with a short and sharp race?

This is going to be epic! The Mile is back and it's flat and fast, but it sure is going to tickle.

Our shortest event of the weekend will not only be our fastest but our biggest. We are encouraging everyone to get out and support the finale including waves for the kids.

The race starts at the iconic New Plymouth Racecourse and is a straight up and back to Coronation Ave.


> Super Early Bird (until 14 Dec 23) - $15 / $15 student

> Early Bird to midnight 16th July 2024 - $20 / $15 student

> Standard 17th July - 16th October - $25 / $20 student

> Late Entry 17th October - midnight 13th November - $30 / $25 student

> In Person Late Entries Available at Bib Pick-Up

> Kids 11 and Under - $15


VBW active kids

active kids

One of our goals for the Coastal Five is to get kids participating and taking part in the events. At 1.6km the Raceway Mile is a great distance for the little ones to come out and have a go.

  •  $15 race entry up to race day for 0-11 years.
  • Includes Coastal Five t-shirt and finishers medal. Please note the t-shirts have been ordered and are available during registration until sold out.
  • Please note that an adult is required to enter and accompany all under 10s. 10 and 11 year olds may complete the event unaccompanied.
  • Full road closure to provide a safe event.