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A weekend away in the scenic South !

Flat, Friendly, Fab

Flat course & friendly folk equals miles of smiles !

Fast !

Renowned as NZ's fastest course. The place for PB's !

Something 4 Everyone

42.2k - 21.1k - 10k - Kids Mara'Fun !

Classy Collectables

Genuine Mizuno & Thermatech kit !

Medal Mania

Every finisher wins a medal !


Race Report...

It was fast times & fun in the sun today at the 40th ASB Christchurch Marathon, with a mixture of repeat champions, new champions & surprise champions amid 3827 participants from all ends of NZ... More Here.


Live results on race day will be here... More Here.

Community Coming Together On Sunday...

With some 4000 entries, 200 volunteers and thousands of spectators, the 40th ASB Christchurch Marathon will once again be one of the South Island’s most colourful community occasions bringing together runners and walkers from all walks of life... More Here.

Champions Return...

Two former champions will revive their long-standing rivalry at this weekend’s ASB Christchurch half marathon, while among women the favourites are also first timers over 21k... More Here.

Entry Lists...

Click here to see live entry lists for the 40th anniversary ASB Christchurch Marathon... Click Here.

Make Your Marathon Count...

Run for native trees. ASB & Trees That Count has partnered with us with a great initiative. Just create a native tree registry with @TreesThatCount and spread the word to crowdfund your way to a native forest. For every $10 you raise, a native tree gets planted in Canterbury... More Here.

New Date & New Course !

That's right... April 11th is the all-new date for 2021. And for the first time since 2010, we're back running our traditional course... Media Release / Course Info

40th Anniversary...

In 2021 we'll finally get to celebrate the 40th anniversary. Check out this article outlining the event's 39 years to date... Click Here.

Let's take a trip down memory lane, to 1978 and the Sedley Wells Marathon, the pre-cursor to the Christchurch Marathon we know today... Click Here.


It's great to have ASB back as our principal sponsor for the fourth consecutive year of what will be the Christchurch Marathon's fourth consecutive decade!

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