Frequently Asked Questions

Here is a list of FAQs. If you can't find what you are looking for, please contact us and we will answer any of your questions as soon as we can.

Q. How far is a half marathon?

Q. How long will it take me?

Q. What is power walking?

Q. Can we take breaks along the way?

Q. Do we need to finish by a certain time?

Q. Are there age restrictions to enter the event?

Q. How much will it cost me to enter?

Q. When is Walking Stars?

Q. How can I register for the event?

Q. Why can’t I register over the phone?

Q. Can we enter as a team?

Q. What if I'm walking on my own?

Q. I’d like to change something on my application form, what should I do?

Q. How much training will I need?

Q. I’ve registered but haven’t received confirmation?

Q. Where can I collect my event pack?

Q. What's in my event pack?

Q. What size t shirts are available?

Q. I entered online, my friend wants to enter too but all the places are taken. What can we do?

Q. I can no longer take part in the event, can I have a refund?

Q. Can I give my walker number to somebody else to take my place?

Q. Can I use walking poles?

Q. What should I wear?

Q. What should I bring?

Q. What time should I arrive?

Q. When will I finish?

Q. What is the exact route?

Q. Why can't I run at Walking Stars?

Q. Are there prizes for finishing first?

Q. I need to stay overnight in Auckland, where should I stay?

Q. Where should I park?

Q. Is the walk safe?

Q. Who are the Cancer Society?

Q. Where will my fundraising efforts go?

Q. How much do I need to raise?

Q. How can I reach my fundraising target?

Q. Do you supply sponsor forms?

Q. I need help and advice with my fundraising

Q. Are there any event rules?

Q. What are the event Terms and Conditions?

Q. Can I enter a corporate team?

Q. Can someone else pick up my event pack for me?

Q. I can no longer take part in the event, can I transfer my entry to someone else?

Q. What is the exact start time?