Christchurch Airport Marathon

The Christchurch Airport Marathon consists of a Full Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km and Kids 3km and 1km MaraFun. It is run each year on Queen's Birthday Weekend. The marathon, half marathon and 10K events can be run, walked or raced in a wheelchair.

Until 2010 the Christchurch Marathon started and finished outside the town hall in the center of the city. Due to the earthquake in 2011, it was re-located to Lincoln University, and from 2012 is at the Christchurch Airport.

Event dateSun 01 Jun 2014LocationChristchurchDistances42.2K, 21.1K, 10K, Kids 3K, Kids 1K, 42.2K Wheelchair, 21.1K Wheelchair, 10K WheelchairTypeOn Road
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Location Map

The start and finish for all events is at an Event Village on Orchard Road, just 5min walk away from Christchurch Airport's main terminal, and 10min walk from event host the Copthorne Hotel Commodore. This is shown approximately in the map below.


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Listing created30 Apr 2010 Listing last updated 06 Jan 2014 Website last checked 08 Apr 2014

Update history

06 Jan 2014Added link to online entry for event on 01 Jun 2014; added wheelchair events in marathon, half marathon and 10km, and kids 1km to existing 3km event. 04 Jun 2013Added next event date: 01 Jun 2014 05 Dec 2012Entry now open for event on 02 Jun 2013; added link to online entry