24.03.2020: Please note the 2020 Christchurch Marathon has been postponed until 2021 in the wake of the New Zealand Government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information regarding a postponement date please visit the Christchurch Marathon website.
Inspired by the 1974 Commonwealth Games marathon, the Christchurch Marathon event is the South Island's favourite foot race and renowned as one of the fastest courses in the world.
It is also one of the most scenic and supportive, welcoming all ages & abilities 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. Click here to enter to experience the Christchurch Marathon for yourself held on Queens Birthday Weekend - Sunday 31 May 2020.
Book your Christchurch Marathon accommodation now at Distinction Christchurch conveniently located next to the Event Village and the start and finish line