New Zealand Running Calendar

The New Zealand Running Calendar features the most comprehensive list of running events and walking events in New Zealand including 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, Marathon and Ultra Marathon.

Information and events are added and updated frequently, so be sure to check back regularly and follow us on Twitter or Facebook or join our weekly email newsletter to be notified of updates. The most recent updates are listed below.

Click the "Events Calendar" tab in the top navigation to view upcoming running and walking events.

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Hastings Half Marathon, 10km and 5km in Hawke's Bay

Changed next event date from 10 Apr 2016 to 03 Apr 2016 as per update on event website

Orienteering Taranaki

Added Summer Rogaine Series dates between 03 Feb and 09 Mar 2016

Hawke's Bay Trail Run Series

Added 2016 series dates with link to online entry: 01 May, 05 Jun, 03 Jul, 07 Aug, 04 Sep 2016

Tough Guy and Gal

Entries are now open for the 2016 Tough Guy and Gal Challenge, Secondary School Tough Guy and Gal Challenge, and Junior Tough Guy and Gal Challenge

Twalk 24 Hour Orienteering Event in Christchuch

Added next event date: 21 May 2016 TBC

XTERRA Auckland at Woodhill Forest

Woodhill & Riverhead events have switched dates for 2016 from the proposed schedule: Woodhill is now on 19 Jun 2016 & Riverhead on 11 Sep 2016

XTERRA Auckland at Riverhead Forest

Woodhill & Riverhead events have switched dates for 2016 from the proposed schedule: Woodhill is now on 19 Jun 2016 & Riverhead on 11 Sep 2016

Routeburn Classic in Fiordland

Added link to online entry for event on 23 Apr 2016

Walking for Rhinos at Halsey St Wharf in Auckland

Created listing with link to online entry, event date: 02 Apr 2016

New Zealand Running Calendar Advertising & Statistics

Updated statistics for January 2016

Women's 6K+12K at The Cloud in Auckland

Added link to online entry for event on 13 Nov 2016

Taupo Ultramarathon

Created listing, event date: 15 Oct 2016

Weekly Newsletter January 26th 2016

Published weekly newsletter

parkrun in New Zealand

Added location for Whangarei event starting 13 Feb 2016

Pencarrow Lighthouse Fun Run in Eastbourne, Wellington

Added link to online entry for event on 08 May 2016

Red Stag Redwoods Forest Relay in Rotorua

Added next event date: 10 Sep 2016

Women's 6K+12K at The Cloud in Auckland

Event on 13 Nov 2016 is a 6K & 12K this year, entries open 01 Feb 2016

Chilltech Beach 2 Basin Fun Run in Whangarei

Added link to PDF entry form for event on 13 Mar 2016

Croesus Crossing Goat Race from Barrytown to Blackball

Added next event date with link to online entry: 21 Jan 2017

HotPrintz Mangawhai Heads 2 Hub Fun Run/Walk

Added link to PDF entry form for event on 03 Apr 2016

Staples Rodway Challenge in Hawke's Bay

Added next event date: 12 Nov 2016

Junior Tough Guy and Gal Challenge in Ngaruawahia

Added additional 2016 event on 10 Jun 2016

Waipa Fun Run and Walk in Cambridge, New Zealand

Added link to online entry for event on 13 Mar 2016

Massey Child Care Centre Urban Fundraiser Rogaine

Added next event date: 27 Feb 2016

Weekly Newsletter January 19th 2016

Published weekly newsletter

Akatarawa Attack at Whareroa Farm near Paekakariki

Created listing with link to online entry, event date: 31 Jan 2016

Bluewater Series in Napier

Added next series dates: Tuesdays from 02 Feb to 22 Mar 2016

Nelson Striders Half Marathon and 10K

Added next event date: 15 Jan 2017 TBC

Panmure King of the Mountain in Auckland

Added next event date: 16 Oct 2016

Rotorua Running Festival

Added next event date: 27 Nov 2016

Wily Weka Challenge near Nelson

Added next event date: 11 Sep 2016

Hanmer Four Square Half Marathon

Added link to online entry for event on 07 May 2016

Hastings Half Marathon, 10km and 5km in Hawke's Bay

Added next event date: 10 Apr 2016

Paekakariki Road Races

Added link to online entry for event on 14 Feb 2016

The River Run in Gisborne

Created listing, event dates: Thursdays from 04 Feb to 31 Mar 2016

Big Easy Mountain Runs in Otago

Updated shortest event on 30 Jan 2016 from 14K to 13K, as per update on event website

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