Rainbow Ramble 2018

The 3rd Marlborough Primary Health Rainbow Ramble will be held Sunday 11 March 2018.

What is the Marlborough Primary Health Rainbow Ramble:

The Rainbow Ramble is a fun family event along the Taylor River reserve.  Each participant walks/runs the 3km distance from Monro Street carpark to the Henry Street bridge and return and will be splashed with water and coloured powder, to be transformed into a rainbow.

What time is the event:

On the day registrations open from 8.30-9.30am.  The course briefing starts at 9.45am and it is recommended that ALL registered participants attend.

Rainbow Ramble will start at 10am.

Who can enter:

Rainbow Ramble was created to encourage more families to get active together, so it is designed for all fitness levels.

How much does it cost:

There is an entry fee to take part in the event.  This money contributes to the Marlborough Primary Health Active Families Programme and to help cover costs for the Rainbow Ramble.

ADULTS             (18y and over)       $10
Youth                   (5-17yrs)                  $5
Child                    (Under 5yrs)           No Charge
Ramble Pass    (4 people)                 $20
Please note:  Under 14yrs do require parental/caregiver consent to take part.

How do I register:

Registrations will be made available online or in person.

Online registrations will be open Tuesday 16th January and will close on Tuesday 6th March.  Payment will be required at the time of registering.  A link will be made available close to the time.

If you choose to register in person, you can do this at the Marlborough Community Health Hub, 22 Queen Street Blenheim from Tuesday 16th January to 9th March.  The Marlborough Community Health Hub opens from 8.30am – 5pm, week days.  Payment will only be available in cash.

Will there be prizes:

Marlborough Primary Health has been fortunate to have a number of business donate prizes.  Spot prizes will be given away on the day, names will be displayed on a board, near the finish line.

Other prizes for:
Best Dressed Family / Team
Biggest Team
Best Course Enthusiasm

Prizes will not be able to be exchanged.

Where do I park:

We like to encourage Ramble goers to park along the Lee Streets, Brooke Street and surrounding Street and avoid the Monro Street carpark area.  There is no access to the Public to park along the river bank.

Is there a postponement date:

Yes.  The postponement date will be Sunday 18th March and we will advertise on More FM and the Marlborough Primary Health facebook and website pages.

If there is light rain – the event will still be on.

Keep track of the Marlborough Primary Health facebook page for updates.

Health and Safety rules:

To ensure we are putting your health and safety needs first, all participants should do there best to adhere to the health and safety rules.  These will be made available on the entry information, please ensure you read them carefully.

It is your responsibility to wear suitable clothing and footwear and bring any required medications i.e. inhalers.

For the safety of all participants we ask that No Pets are brought to the event.

Will there be food and water available:

Yes.  There will be a water tent on the day and food available for purchase.

Can I bring a pushchair:

Yes.  This event is for families, however we like to minimise the bicycles and scooters on the day.


For more information contact Emma: activefamilies@nullmarlboroughpho.org.nz or 03 520-6263.