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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Foxton Beach Fun Run

Added next event date: 20 Nov 2016

New Zealand Running Calendar Advertising & Statistics

Updated ad space availability: we have space available from June 20th

The Great Lake Relay around Lake Taupo

Added next event date: 18 Feb 2017

Routeburn Classic in Fiordland

Added next event date: 22 Apr 2017

Waitakere Fun Run and Half Marathon in Auckland

Added link to online entry for event on 16 Oct 2016

Stadium Challenge at AMI Stadium in Christchurch

Added next event date: 20 Nov 2016

Muddy Good Run at Canterbury Agricultural Park in Christchurch

Added next event date: 02 Apr 2017

CBD Stampede at Hagley Park in Christchurch

Added next event date with link to online entry: 02 Oct 2016

Morrinsville College Fun Run/Walk

Added next event date: 16 Oct 2016

Run Out West in Auckland

Added next event date: 16 Apr 2017 TBC

Mt Oxford Odyssey in Canterbury

Next event date is confirmed as 25 Mar 2017 (originally 05 Nov 2016 TBC)

Butterfly Creek Nighttime Madness in Eastbourne

Added next event date with link to online entry: 20 Aug 2016

Jumbo Holdsworth and Hooper Loop Trail Races

Added next event date: 28 Jan 2017

Te Awamutu Marathon Clinic Fun Run and Walk

Added next event date with link to PDF entry form: 19 Jun 2016

Weekly Newsletter April 19th 2016

Published weekly newsletter

Metlink City Safari in Wellington

Added link to online entry for event on 15 May 2016

Born Survivor Charity Obstacle Course in Matakana

Created listing with link to online entry, event date: 07 May 2016

Horahora Hard Core Mud Run near Cambridge

Created listing with link to online entry, event date: 15 May 2016

Mudd Rush at the Meremere Dragway south of Auckland

This event will not be run in 2016

Muddy Good Run at the Rakaia Domain in Canterbury

Added next event date with link to online entry: 16 Oct 2016

Port Hills Spring Rogaine in Christchurch

Added next event date: 28 Aug 2016

Trail Trilogy Ultra on the Hauraki Rail Trail

Created listing with link to online entry and PDF entry form, event date: 18 Sep 2016

Trail Trilogy on the Hauraki Rail Trail from Paeroa to Thames

Added next event date with link to online entry and PDF entry form: 18 Sep 2016

Trail Trilogy on the Hauraki Rail Trail from Tirohia to Te Aroha

Added next event date with link to online entry and PDF entry form: 03 Jul 2016

Trail Trilogy on the Hauraki Rail Trail from Waihi to Paeroa

Added next event date with link to online entry and PDF entry form: 14 Aug 2016

Paymark XTERRA Rotorua Festival

Added next event date: 08 Apr 2017

McDonald's Mud Muster at Shelter View Jetsprint Track, Wanganui

Added next event date: 15 Oct 2016 (entries open 11 Jul 2016)

parkrun in New Zealand

Napier parkrun starts on 28 May 2016

The Salmon Run at Rakaia Domain in Canterbury

Added next event date: 08 Oct 2016

XTERRA Trail Challenge at the Karangahake Gorge near Waihi

Added link to online entry for event on 22 Oct 2016

XTERRA Trail Challenge at the Karangahake Gorge near Waihi

There is not an ultra distance at the event on 22 Oct 2016; the other distances remain the same

Huntly Half Marathon, 10K, 5K and Kids 2K

Added link to online entry for event on 19 Mar 2017

Weekly Newsletter April 12th 2016

Published weekly newsletter

Trail Dog - Salomon Running TV S05E02

Published video

T42 Central Plateau Trail Run

Updated link to online entry for event on 07 May 2016

Frontrunner Taranaki Trail Run Series

Added link to PDF entry form for events on 17 Apr, 01 May & 22 May 2016

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