Race Day 2015

Sunday May 31st

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We're Back In The City

That's right, four years on from the earthquakes we're returning to the central city.  With a new race base at Christchurch's iconic Cathedral Square, you'll be running a flat, fast and spectator friendly figure-8 course that will take you on a scenic tour of quintessentially Christchurch landmarks such as Hagley Park, the Avon River, Oxford Terrace and Canterbury Museum... 

Course Description & Maps
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Entry Lists - Click Here

Enter Now And Win...
Entries prior to April 1st go into a draw for a $500 Asics prize pack.

Check out the 2015 merchandise from Asics & Thermatech. To guarantee availability , order when you enter.
To see merchandise designs... Click Here.

Accommodation Offer...
Our official host, the Hotel Commodore on Memorial Ave, have great rates for race weekend and provide airport transfers and race day shuttle buses. As runners themselves, they know what you need.
Phone: 03 358 8129

Win A Trip To The Paris Marathon...
All adult entrants are eligible for a draw to win a trip to the 2016 Paris Marathon. with Marathon World Travel. Check them out at

Make Your Run Matter...
Ronald McDonald House South Island assists the family of seriously ill children. In the past three years participants have raised almost $20,000 for this great cause. To learn how you can make you run matter, visit
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NZ Half Marathon Champs...
This year our Half Marathon doubles as the NZ Champs. To be eligible, entrants must be registered with an Athletics NZ club. Just fill out club details section when you enter.

Elite Support Program...
The Christchurch Airport Marathon operates an elite support program as a service to competitive running in NZ... More Here.


... To the South Island's favourite foot race.

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

But it is also one of the most scenic and supportive.

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 Airport Marathon for Yourself!

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