Harcourts Cooper & Co North Shore Run Series

The North Shore ... What a Great Place to Run!


Welcome to the Harcourts Cooper & Co North Shore Run Series … four superb North Shore locations will make for an outstanding summer of fitness for keen runners, casual joggers and those wanting an awesome, healthy day out with friends and family. From the heritage streets and beautiful beaches of Devonport to the pristine trails of Hobsonville Point; from the stunning Te Ara Tahuna estuary-side track all the way back to Running Events’ spiritual home, Albany Lakes Civic Park … how good is that? Make this your fittest summer ever and join us from October to March!

Four Awesome Locations

The Harcourts Cooper & Co North Shore Run Series comprises four great event at four awesome locations. Race One of the series is at the Western Reserve in beautiful Orewa and featuring the stunning Te Ara Tahuna estuary path. From there, we move to Hobsonville Point Park in Hobsonville for Run the Point, our Race Two, in November. After a break for the holidays, we pick it up again in February for Run Devonport at the amazing Navy Fields/Ngataringa Park. Finally, we close out the series with a return to the “grand dame” of summer running – Albany Lakes Civic Park – which will be our Grand Finale for Run Albany.

Free T-Shirt With Every Series Pass!

Our brand new, seriously upgraded, dry fit weave NSRS tshirts in big, bold and beautiful Make sure you enter early and watch this space as the 23/24 Series Tee design is revealed ...

Flat, Fast & Scenic
Each of our courses this summer offer an abundance of great views and experiences as you run around some of the North Shores best parks and reserves. One thing you won’t find much of, however, is hills! There’s hardly a bump to be seen around the whole series. If you like your running fast, fast and furious … this one’s for you!

Medals, Medals, Medals
Every finisher in every event will receive a stunning and exclusive medal for that event. Race all four for the ultimate summer collection of colour-coordinated running bling. These beautiful medals will be a fantastic reminder of a the glorious days of summer on the North Shore.

Knock your summer fitness goals out of the park at the Harcourts Cooper & Co North Shore Run Series this summer.

Entry is now open … what are you waiting for?

We Take Our Finisher Medals Seriously

That's because - for many - this is the motivation to go the extra k, train the extra hour, do the extra work to make it to that hallowed finish line ...

Flat & Fast


By The Numbers

The North Shore ... What a Great Place to Run!



Racing KMs

Participants Per Event


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Four Events > One Bargain Price

Important! Please familiarise yourself with our T&Cs (see below) prior to registering.

No Age Restrictions

15K Pass


Until Oct 8|info

  • 4 x 15K Run Tickets
  • FREE T-Shirt | show me
  • 4 x Finisher Medals
  • Courier Delivery 2
No Age Restrictions

10K Pass


Until Oct 8|info

  • 4 x 10K Run or Walk Tickets
  • FREE T-Shirt | show me
  • 4 x Finisher Medals
  • Courier Delivery 2
No Age Restrictions

5K Pass


Until Oct 8|info

  • 4 x 5K Run or Walk Tickets
  • FREE T-Shirt | show me
  • 4 x Finisher Medals
  • Courier Delivery 2
Kids Aged 3 - 10 Years 1

Dash Pass


Until Oct 14|info

  • 4 x Kids' Dash (2k) Tickets
  • FREE T-Shirt | show me
  • 4 x Finisher Medals
  • Courier Delivery 2


When entering one of our events, you will be required to accept our Waiver, which includes vitally important information we do not want you to miss. Above all else, you must acknowledge that your registration is non-refundable and cannot be deferred to a later edition of this event or transferred to another event (read our Refunds & Deferrals Statement). To be fair and equitable to all - we will not deviate from this position under any circumstances. You will also be acknowledging our Participation & Competition Rules including the important stipulation that - in all disputes - the Race Director's decision shall be final.


  1. Age restrictions are calculated using the participant's age on the day of Race One of the series.
  2. Courier delivery expires four weeks prior to first event. After this time, your race pack will be available for collection from each race venue during normal Race Number Collection sessions.

Please also note:

  • All amounts are in NZD and inclusive of GST. You will be directed to our secure online payment partner, Windcave, to complete your payment. All payments over $100 are eligible to use our "FlexiREV" facility to split your payment into 4 fortnightly installments (5% service fee applies).
  • Delivery: You can expect your race pack to arrive by courier approximately 1-2 weeks prior to Race One of the series, provided you registered 4 weeks or more prior to that race. After this time, your race pack can be collected at any of the events during normal Race Pack Pickup sessions.
  • Race Numbers: Provided you register at least seven days prior to Race One, your pack will include 4 x personalised race numbers ... one for each event. If you register after this time, you will be given a Late Entry number for Race One. Remaining race numbers can be collected duing normal Race Pack Pickup sessions for each event.

Series Events

Four Summer Crackers For Your Fittest Year Ever


Four Summer Crackers!

The North Shore ... What a Great Place to Run

15 OCTOBER 2023

Harcourts Cooper & Co Run Orewa

Flat, fast and impossibly scenic, the Te Ara Tahuna walkway follows both banks of the Orewa River.

Venue: Western Reserve, Orewa

26 NOVEMBER 2023

Harcourts Cooper & Co Run the Point

Auckland's most vibrant new suburb includes a superb coastal running track with inner-harbour views.

Venue: Hobsonville Point Park, De Havilland Drive

21 JANUARY 2024

Harcourts Cooper & Co Run Devonport

Discover a hidden gem in the Devonport back roads at the Navy Sports Fields in Ngataringa.

Venue: Navy Sports Fields, Devonport

17 MARCH 2024

Harcourts Cooper & Co Run Albany

A few metres - and a million miles - from the hustle and bustle of Albany Mall, find Albany Lakes Civic Park.

Venue: Albany Lakes Civic Park, Albany

Info Centre

Everything You Need to Know About the NSRS

Race Pack Delivery

Enter at least 28 days prior to race one to have your t-shirt, race numbers and other materials sent in the mail. Later entries can collected from the Registration tent at any series event.

Race Pack Collection Guide

FREE T-Shirt!

Our outstanding new dryfit polyester weave running shirts are not to be missed. A HUGE upgrade from previous years but enter early - numbers are limited!!! ....

Show Me The Tees!
Size Guide

Points & Awards

Earn points at each NSRS event and test yourself amongst your gender and age group peers. Slow start to the season? Remember there's double points at the Finale! Check out all the rules and regs here ....

List of Merit Awards
How Are Points Calculated?

Medal Insert

Immortalise your achievement with a full set of 4 revTab medal inserts - one for each finisher medal. Delivered direct to your home, revTab is a self-adhesive plate, accurately cut for the recess on the back of your medal ....

revTab Medal Insert Info

Race Number & Timing Tag

A valid race number (with timing tag on the reverse) must be worn on the front of your shirt whenever taking part in any of our events. Find out what it looks like, how to attach it and when you will receive it here ....

Race Number & Timing Tag


Walkers are made very welcome at all of our events and will often be 10% of the total field. Check out our walking guidelines with info on how to register as a walker and the competition rules ....

Walking Rules & Info


The safety of our participants, crew and the public is our number one concern. First, last and always. Find out more about our safety procedures and what to expect at our events here ...

Safety Information

Long Service Award

For those mega-legends who have completed TEN full series ... the Running Events DEC-ATH-LETE trophy is the biggest, baddest, HEAVIEST award we have.

NSRS Legends (legacy) Info

Past Series

Originally known as the Albany Lakes Summer Series, the North Shore Run Series has been running (and walking) since 2010.

Finisher Medals

Ever since the very earliest days, the NSRS has awarded some outstanding finisher medals.

Series T-Shirts

Series entry includes an awesome and FREE series t-shirt. Here's what they looked like over the years.