Visit the Garden City

A weekend away in the scenic South !

Fast, Flat, Friendly, Fab

Fast times & friendly folk equals miles of smiles !

Run 4 A Reason!

Make your goal mean more !

Something 4 Everyone

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

Classy Collectables

Genuine Mizuno & Thermatech kit !

Medal Mania

Every finisher wins a medal !


Event Postponed !

MARCH 19:   Due to COVID-19 controls, THE 2020 ASB Christchurch Marathon is postponed to 11th April 2021... More Here

Welcome Back to ASB...

We're pleased to announce ASB Bank returning in 2020 as the principal sponsor of the 40th anniversary "ASB Christchurch Marathon".

40th Anniversary...

That's right, the new 2021 date will still celebrate the 40th anniversary. Check out this article outlining the event's 39 years to date... Click Here.

Entry Lists...

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

Win A Holiday...

Every adult finisher can go into the draw to win a trip to the 2021New Caledonia Marathon... More Here.

Course Update...

The 2021 course will be essentially the same as 2019, except for small changes and improvements following ongoing Christchurch rebuild work. For descriptions & maps... Click Here.

Elite Support Program...

As a service to NZ running, we operate an elite support program. Athletes who meet our "A" or "B" standards may apply for support... More Here.

In the Beginning...

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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