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Race Day 2019

Sunday 2nd June

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Every Finisher Wins A Commemorative Medal !

Entry Lists...

Entry lists for this year are now live. Check to see that your entry is correct and check out the competition while you're at it... Click Here.

The Triple Threat...

Christchurch's own Oska Baynes could become the first person to win all three distances at the ASB Christchurch Marathon... More Here

Community Support...

With almost 5000 entries, 200 volunteers and thousands of spectators, the ASB Christchurch Marathon will once again be one of the South Island’s most significant community occasions... More Here.

Win a Trip to New Caledonia...

Every adult finisher can go into the draw to win a trip to the 2019 New Caledonia Marathon. All you have to do is be at the prize giving and drop the prize tag off your race number into the boxes as you enter the prize giving!

The male & female winners of the Full Marathon also win a trip to the New Caledonia  Marathon.

These great prizes come courtesy of New Caledonia TourismAircalinChateau Royal Hotelthe New Caledonia Marathon and Marathon World Travel.

Course Updates...

The 2019 course will be essentially the same as 2018, except for small changes to cater for the new start/finish venue (see below) & ongoing Christchurch rebuild work. For course description & maps... Click Here.

Back to the Future in 2019...

In 2019 the ASB Christchurch Marathon is returning to the Christchurch Town Hall for the first time since 2010. After an eight year rebuild following the earthquakes it is due to re-open on March 2019. The marathon race pack pick up (June 1st) and start/finish (June 2nd) will all be based there thanks to the support of Vbase, who manage many of Christchurch's premier event venues, including the Christchurch Town Hall.

Welcome Back to ASB...

We're pleased to announce ASB Bank returning in 2019 as the principal sponsor of the "ASB Christchurch Marathon".

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Our Official 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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... To the 39th 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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