4 Paws Marathon

The inaugural 4 Paws Marathon is an off-road walking/running event set in Bottle Lake Forest and the beaches of Christchurch. It is a celebration of "exercise is medicine" as well as a salute to our best friend and loyal exercise ally - the humble dog.

This completely off-road event is the ultimate expression of freedom that is sure to invigorate and refresh your senses - being soft underfoot and with spectacular scenery to boot.

4 Paws is designed to cater for all levels of fitness, with a choice of 5km, 10km, 15km, half marathon (21.1km), and marathon (42.2km) distances. There is also a 2.4km Rascal’s Run for children aged 5 to 9 years - children must be accompanied by an adult.

Date: Sunday 20th September 2020.
Start Time: 7am for the full marathon, 8.15am for the Rascal's Run, 9.30am for the 15km event and half marathon, 10am for the 10km event and 10.15am for the 5km event. Briefings will be held 10 minutes before each event starts.
Start Location: Bottle Lake Forest (Waitikiri Drive, Parklands).
Cost: $45 per person for the 5km event, $59 for the 10km event, $70 for the 15km event, $90 for the half marathon and $120 for the marathon. $25 per child for the Rascal's Run.

Find out more about the 4 Paws Marathon, including how to enter. Entries close on Wednesday 16th September 2020.