Port Moresby Road Runners calendar

Port Moresby Road Runners (POMRR) has been conducting running events on the streets of Papua New Guinea’s capital for 36 years. All runners, joggers & walkers, even crawlers, are invited to participate.

Road runnersWhether training for the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast or just in need of fresh air and friendly company, Road Runners is for you. No one is too fast or too slow. Participate at your own pace and at your own risk.

Events start @ 5.00 pm unless otherwise indicated. Entry fee for each event is 20 toea. Be at the start 10 minutes before start time for race briefing.

#The Endurance Challenge is an annual point-score series.

For all POMRR enquiries, contact Simon Nutley on +675 7200 3295 or email snutley@fiocconutley.com.pg. For results see the “Scoreboard” in the Post-Courier or the weekly report. This edition of the Calendar was issued on 25 March 2017.

Date Venue (km)
Sat 1 Apr Port Moresby Grammar School 2.5, 5 & 10
Sun 2 Apr Fincorp 10 km, Independence Drive, Round 1 Endurance Challenge, 6.00 am start 10
Sat 8 Apr Solomon Islands High Commission, Kiroki Street, Gordons Five 2, 4 & 7
Sat 15 Apr Fincorp, Independence Drive, Waigani 2 & 7
Sat 22 Apr TNT Depot, Jackson’s Airport, Radar Hill course 2 & 7
Sun 23 Apr # Lego Land Legs Eleven, Aust High Com, Konedobu, Round 2 Endurance Challenge, 6.00 am start 11
Sat 29 Apr Holiday Inn, meet outside the main entrance, near Kina Bank 1.2, 3.3 & 6.6
Sun 30 Apr # UPNG, Waigani campus, meet near security service HQ Round 3 Endurance Challenge, 6.00 am start 11.6
Sat 6 May Gerehu General Hospital, Gerehu Drive, Gerehu (near police station) 2.5. 5 & 10
Sat 13 May Bishop Brothers, Ward’s Road, Hohola 2 & 7
Sun 14 May # Taurama Ten Miler, cnr Bava Street/Taurama Road, Korobosea, park in POM Grammar car park, Round 4 Endurance Challenge, 6.00 am start, 16
Sat 20 May Skyview Estate, Eight Mile 2.5, 5 & 10
Sat 27 May Solomon Islands High Commission, Kiroki Street, Gordons Five 2, 4 & 7
Sun 28 May# Ela Beach-Baruni Half Marathon, central car park, Ela Beach, Round 5 Endurance Challenge 5.30 am start 21.1
Sat 3 Jun Mobil Service Station/Stop N Shop, Gerehu: Renbo courses 2, 4.3 & 8.6
Sat 10 Jun Lego Land, Australian High Commission compound Konedobu 2.5, 5 & 8
Sat 17 Jun Ela Mart, Ela Beach 2.4, 6.3 & 7.8
Sat 24 Jun Tokarara: meet near CRC Church & National Housing Corporation 2.8 & 5.6
Sat 1 Jul Port Moresby Post Office 1.1, 3.3 & 8.4
Sat 8 Jul TNT Depot, Jackson’s Airport, Radar Hill course 2 & 7
Sat 15 Jul Port Moresby Grammar School 2.5, 5 & 10
Sat 22 Jul Saraga Police Station, Magi Highway, Six Mile 2.5, 5 & 10
Sat 29 Jul Murray Barracks, Ward’s Road, near 3 Mile Roundabout 2 & 8
Sat 5 Aug Korobosea School, Gagoma Street, Korobosea 2, 4.65 & 9.35
Sat 12 Aug Kila Police Barracks, between Gabutu and Vabukori 1.8, 5 & 10
Sat 19 Aug The Rock + a Hard Place, “The Rock” on the Poreporena Freeway 1.6, 2.5 & 8
Sat 26 Aug SP Brewery (near Bridgestone Tyres, opposite Boroko Foodworld) 2, 4 & 8