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Race Day 2018

Sunday 3rd June

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Every Finisher Wins A Commemorative Medal !

Win A Trip to Paris...

Every finisher has a shot at winning
a trip to the 2019 Paris Marathon... More Here.

2018 Entry Lists - Click Here

Past Champions Go Head to Head...

Two previous champions over both the half and full marathon will go head to head over the half distance at this year’s ASB Christchurch Marathon...More Here.

Mens Half Marathon Wide Open in 2018...

With two previous place getters, a former full marathon winner, the current national marathon champion, a couple of fast foreigners and a handful of talented dark horses, whoever takes line honours will have beaten the best half marathon field of the year... More Here.

Bride & Bridesmaid Go Head to Head...

NZ's most prolific marathon winner & another with every step on the podium except the top are lining up for the full marathon... More Here.

Come On Corporates...

ChristchurchNZ has created a "Corporate Challenge", with special corporate categories in this years race. Enter your workplace and you get lots of special benefits and $10 of each entry will be donated to Ronald McDonald House... More Here.

Race Day Roading & Detours...

On Race Day central city roads are closed from 5am to prepare for the marathon, and access to the CBD area bounded by Bealey Ave, Fitzgerald Ave, Worcester St and Hagley Park will have vehicle access restrictions. For Race day traffic updates and best routes to the race... Click Here.

Race Day Car Parking

There is excellent car parking on the south side of the Cathedral Square Event Village.
No parking will be allowed on the course at any time during the race. For maps of central city car parking... Click Here.

Announcing Our 2018 Charity Partner...

Ronald McDonald House Charities ® (RMHC®) New Zealand is delighted to be the official charity of the ASB Christchurch Marathon. You can help us support families with a child in New Zealand hospitals while they are away from home.

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Welcome Back to ASB...  

We're pleased to announce ASB Bank returning in 2018 as the principal sponsor of the "ASB Christchurch Marathon".

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Run Back The Tracks... 

In 2017 ASB's Run Back The Tracks initiative raised $25,000 for the Port Hills fire restoration. Initially donating 25c for every kilometre run by every participant raised just over $16,000. ASB then topped this up to $25,000 themselves... More Here.

Remembering 2017...

Results, Report & Photos... Click Here.


... To the 38th running of the South Island's favourite foot race.

Inspired by the 1974 Commonwealth Games marathon, the Christchurch Marathon event is renowned as one of the fastest courses in the world.

But it is also one of the most scenic and supportive, welcoming all age & ability for a flat, fast and scenic tour around iconic Christchurch landmarks such as Cathedral Square, Hagley Pk, the Avon River & the Red Zone.

With a Full Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k & Kids' Mara'Fun, there is something for everyone.

But don't take our word for it...

Enter Now and experience the Christchurch Marathon for Yourself!

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