Marathons in New Zealand

The marathon is seen as the ultimate long distance run, and originated at the first modern Olympics in Athens, Greece in 1896, becoming standardised at 42.195km in 1921. The following is a list of marathons around New Zealand.

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WUU-2K

Saturday, 15 July 2017Woodmancote Rd, Khandallah, WellingtonRun/Walk

Greta Valley Marathon Relay

Saturday, 5 August 2017Great Valley Tavern, Greta Valley, CanterburyRun/Walk

Hoka ONE ONE Taupo Marathon

Saturday, 5 August 2017Huka Falls & Redoubt Street, TaupoRun/Walk

Petone Club 5 Bridges Marathon and Fun Runs

Sunday, 20 August 2017Petone, Lower HuttRun/Walk

Hoka ONE ONE Kinloch Off Road Challenge

Saturday, 2 September 2017Kenrigg Road, Kinloch, TaupoRun/Walk

North Shore Marathon

Sunday, 3 September 2017Gould Reserve, Takapuna, AucklandRun/Walk

Cadbury Dunedin Marathon

Sunday, 10 September 2017DunedinRun/Walk

Pelorus Trust Run and Walk

Sunday, 10 September 2017McEwan Park, PetoneRun/Walk

Trail Trilogy

Sunday, 17 September 2017Kaiaua / Thames / Te Aroha / Paeroa / Waikino to WaihiRun/Walk

Aoraki Mt Cook Marathon

Saturday, 23 September 2017Aoraki Mt Cook VillageRun/Walk

Sri Chinmoy Spring Blossom Marathon

Sunday, 24 September 2017Hagley Park South, ChristchurchRun/Walk

Great Barrier Island Wharf to Wharf

Saturday, 7 October 2017Great Barrier Island, AucklandBike Run/Walk

Podium Rotorua Ekiden - Team Marathon Relay

Saturday, 7 October 2017Village Green, RotoruaRun/Walk

Tauranga International Marathon

Saturday, 7 October 2017The Strand, TaurangaRun/Walk

Wairarapa Country Marathon

Sunday, 8 October 2017Makoura College, MastertonRun/Walk

XTERRA Trail Challenge Waihi

Saturday, 21 October 2017The Karangahake GorgeRun/Walk

Mission Mt Somers

Saturday, 28 October 2017Staveley Store, Staveley, CanterburyRun/Walk

Auckland Marathon

Sunday, 29 October 2017AucklandRun/Walk

The Taniwha

Saturday, 4 November 2017WaikatoBike Run/Walk

Tarawera Marathon and 50K & Tikitapu Trail Run

Saturday, 11 November 2017Te Puia, RotoruaRun/Walk

Queenstown International Marathon

Saturday, 18 November 2017QueenstownRun/Walk

The Molesworth Run

Saturday, 18 November 2017MolesworthRun/Walk

Hanmer Holiday Homes Alpine Marathon

Saturday, 2 December 2017Lake Tennyson to Hanmer SpringsRun/Walk

3 Bridges Marathon

Saturday, 9 December 2017Union Boat Club, WanganuiRun/Walk

Speights West Coaster

Saturday, 9 December 2017Bethells Beach, AucklandRun/Walk

Buller Gorge Marathon

Saturday, 10 February 2018Buller GorgeRun/Walk

Shotover Moonlight Mountain Marathon

Saturday, 17 February 2018Ben Lomond High Country Station, QueenstownRun/Walk

Mountain to Surf Marathon

Saturday, 3 March 2018New PlymouthRun/Walk

Motatapu Triathlon, Trail Run & MTB

Saturday, 10 March 2018Wanaka to ArrowtownBike Run/Walk Triathlon

Te Houtaewa Challenge

Saturday, 10 March 201890 Mile BeachRun/Walk

Wanaka Sun Marathon

Saturday, 7 April 2018Albert Town Tavern, WanakaRun/Walk

Lion Foundation Rotorua Marathon

Saturday, 5 May 2018Government Gardens, RotoruaRun/Walk

Air New Zealand Hawkes Bay International Marathon

Saturday, 12 May 2018Marine Parade, Napier to Sileni Estates WineryRun/Walk

Mt Oxford Odyssey

Saturday, 19 May 2018Coopers Creek car park, CanterburyRun/Walk

Monaco Mid Winter Marathon

Sunday, 24 June 2018The Honest Lawyer, Monaco, NelsonRun/Walk

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