Come and be part of the fun at the largest fun run in the South Island. The City2Surf is an event for the young and old, the serious and not-so-serious, individuals, teams, schools and families.

There are two distances for walkers, joggers and runners - both finishing at the Ferrymead Playing Fields:

  • 14km: starting 9am at Pioneer Stadium’s Centennial Park. Warm up and entertainment from 8am.
  • 6km: starting 10am at Hansen Park (Opawa). Warm up and entertainment from 9am.

No dogs, bicycles or rollerblades permitted.

Date: Sunday 21st March 2021.
Cost: $25 per person. Children 10 years and under are free! They must be accompanied by a participating adult.

The entry fee includes:

  • Refreshment on the course and at the finish line;
  • Live music;
  • Free children’s entertainment;
  • Free entry into Ferrymead Heritage Park on the day; and
  • Your chance to win major and spot prizes!

Download the 10-week City2Surf training guide.

Find out more about the 2021 City2Surf, including how to enter.

The Athlete's Foot Free Training Series

The Athlete's Foot have organised a series of FREE training runs to help you prepare for the City2Surf. All welcome.

Dates: Tuesdays from 13th February to 20th March 2019.
Start Time: 6.30pm. Meet at 6.15pm.
Start Location: South Hagley Park (by the netball courts).

Do your training at the YMCA for free

City2Surf entrants who are not a member of the YMCA can qualify for a FREE YMCA Health and Fitness gym membership until the day of the race. Charges apply for some group fitness classes.

Download the voucher for free YMCA City2Surf membership. Contact your local YMCA for more information on this free membership offer.