Christchurch Marathon

The Christchurch Marathon will be run on a central city course taking in iconic Christchurch landmarks such as Hagley Park and the Avon River.

There is something for everyone for this scenic event, with:

  • a full marathon run (42.2km);
  • half marathon run and walk (21.3km);
  • 10km run and walk; and
  • Kids' Mara'Fun for children - 1km for 5 to 6 year olds, 2km for 7 to 10 year olds or 3km for 11 to 15 year olds.

Wheelchair competitors can take part in any of the event distances.

Date: Sunday 21st April 2024.
Start Time: 7.29am for wheelchair racers, and 7.30am for all adult walkers or runners (briefing at 7.15am). The Kids Mara'Fun starts from 11.30am.
Start Location: Christchurch Town Hall (Kilmore Street).
Cost: $150 for the full marathon, $115 for the half-marathon, $75 for the 10K, and $25 for the Kids Mara'Fun (5 to 15 years old). Parents can run with kids for free.

Late fees apply to all entries received after Thursday 21st March 2024.

Find out more about The FrontRunner Christchurch Marathon, including how to enter and training support.

Visit the Christchurch Marathon Facebook page for the latest updates.