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 38 years. All runners, joggers & walkers, even crawlers, are invited to participate.

Road runners

Whether 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, too slow or too old.

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 venue 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 20 August 2017.

Date Venue Distance (km)
Sat 2 Sep Sir William Skate Highway: meet at the junction of the new road with Hanuabada Bypass 2, 4 & 8
Sat 9 Sep Ela Mart, Ela Beach 2, 3.5 & 8
Sat 16 Sep Port Moresby Grammar School 2, 4 & 8
Sat 23 Sep “Simon of Cyrene” St Theresa’s Clinic/Jubilee School, Hibiscus St, Hohola 1.5, 4.7 & 7.9
Sat 30 Sep UPNG Waigani campus, meet near Uniforce car park 2.6, 5.8 & 11.6
Sat 7 Oct Port Moresby Post Office 3.3 & 8.4
Sat 14 Oct Mobil Service Station/Stop N Shop, Gerehu: Renbo courses 2, 4.3 & 8.6
Sat 21 Oct Deloitte Tower, Douglas St, Downtown 2, 5 & 8
Sat 28 Oct Solomon Islands High Commission, Kiroki Street, Gordons Five 2, 4 & 7
Sun 29 Oct Ela Mart & Beyond, Ela Beach, 5.00 AM START 15
Sat 4 Nov Gerehu Police Station, Gerehu Drive, Gerehu (near Gerehu General Hospital) 2, 4 & 8
Sat 11 Nov Holiday Inn, Waigani, main entrance, Islander Drive, near Kina Bank 1.5, 3.3 & 6.6
Sun 12 Nov

Town-Airport Half Marathon, meet @ POM Post Office,

5.00 AM START

21.0975
Sat 18 Nov De La Salle Bomana 3 & 7.5
Sat 25 Nov Holiday Inn, Waigani, main entrance, Islander Drive, near Kina Bank 1.5, 3.3 & 6.6
Sun 26 Nov

The Downtown 10,000: Deloitte Tower, Douglas St, Town,

5.00 AM START

10
Sat 2 Dec UPNG Waigani campus, meet near tennis court and oval 2.6, 5.8 & 11.6
Sat 9 Dec Kila Police Barracks, between Gabutu and Vabukori 1.8, 5 & 10
Sat 16 Dec Saraga Market/Police Station, Sir Reuben Taureka Highway, Six Mile 3, 5 & 9
Wed 20 Dec Burn’s Peak Christmas Crawl, meet near corner of old Spring Garden Road and Walnut Place, Hohola, 5.30 PM START 3
Sat 23 Dec Sir William Skate Highway: meet at the junction of the new road with Hanuabada Bypass 2, 4 & 8
Sat 30 Dec Lego Land, Australian High Commission compound, Konedobu 1.4, 5 & 8
Sat 6 Jan 2018 National Museum: the “Museum Mile” + “New Year Handicap”, Independence Drive, Waigani, meet front entrance, National Parliament 5
Sat 13 Jan Murray Barracks, Ward’s Road, near 3 Mile Roundabout 2 & 8
Sat 20 Jan UPNG Waigani campus, meet near Uniforce car park 2.6, 5.8 & 11.6
Sat 27 Jan Mike Joyce Memorial, start @ corner of Bava Street and Taurama Road, Korobosea, park in POM Grammar car park 5
Sat 3 Feb Korobosea School, Gagoma Street, Korobosea 2, 4.8 & 9.6
Sat 10 Feb Jackson’s Airport, TNT, Jackson’s Parade, Seven Mile 2 & 7
Sat 17 Feb Holiday Inn, Waigani, main entrance, Islander Drive, near Kina Bank 1.5, 3.3 & 6.6
Sat 24 Feb Lego Land, Australian High Commission compound, Konedobu 1.4, 5 & 8
Sat 3 Mar UPNG Waigani campus, meet near Uniforce car park 2.6, 5.8 & 11.6
Sat 10 Mar Fincorp, Independence Drive, Waigani 1.6, 5 & 8
Sat 17 Mar SP Brewery (near Bridgestone Tyres, opposite Boroko Foodworld) 2, 4 & 8
Sat 24 Mar The Rock + a Hard Place, meet @“The Rock” on the Poreporena Highway 2.5 & 8
Sat 31 Mar Lego Land, Australian High Commission compound, Konedobu 1.4, 5 & 8