Race Day 2015

Sunday 31st May

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Course Description & Map
Updated 28 May
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Entry Lists - Click Here

Race Pack Pick Up
Saturday at Cathedral Square... More Here.

Race Day Info
Sunday at Cathedral Square... More Here.

Road Closures
For a list of affected roads & timelines... Click Here.

Weather Forecast
Not wanting to temp fate, but Sunday is looking good. Forecast for 17-degrees with light noreast wind.. More Here.

Aussies Coming To Clean Up Chch
This weekend's Half Marathon double as the NZ championship. But a collection of Aussies are toipped to steal the glory... More Here.

Marathon Elders Demanding Respect
The Christchurch Airport Marathon turns 35 this weekend. But several of the favourites are 10 years older than the event itself... More Here.

Community Backing Marathon Challenge
Entries are tracking for close to 5000 by race day. There some great human interest angles out there showing that our event really is a representation of the community... More Here

Hunter-Galvan Hunting Six...
Liza Hunter-Galvan is returning in search of a record sixth win at the 35th Christchurch Airport Marathon... More Here.

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.

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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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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