Mt Oxford Odyssey in Canterbury

The Oxford Odyssey is a 42km mountain marathon run, 21km half marathon run or tramp, and 15km run or tramp over Mt Oxford in Canterbury.

Spectacular views of Canterbury await those who venture up 1364m to the summit. The descent takes you through beautiful native forest as you complete the loop.

This event is a great training run for Avalanche Peak, the Coast to Coast mountain run, or as a summer mountain run for fun! The run starts at Coopers Creek car park and runs across some farmland before the tough but rewarding grunt to the summit.

Mt Oxford Odyssey

Coopers Creek car park, Canterbury
Sunday, 21 May 2017
Run/Walk42K Run, 21K Run/Tramp, 15K Run/Tramp - Off Road
Sunday, 21 May 2017

Mt Oxford Odyssey

Coopers Creek car park, Canterbury
Run/Walk42K Run, 21K Run/Tramp, 15K Run/Tramp - Off Road

Page history

Listing created20 May 2013 Last updated 01 Feb 2017 Last checked 01 May 2017

Update history

01 Feb 2017Next event date has changed from 25 Mar to 21 May 2017 20 Oct 2016Added link to online entry for event on 25 Mar 2017 02 May 2016Added 42K to existing distances on 25 Mar 2017 20 Apr 2016Next event date is confirmed as 25 Mar 2017 (originally 05 Nov 2016 TBC) 08 Mar 2016The next event date is now 05 Nov 2016 TBC 07 Mar 2016Added next event date: 05 Nov 2016 04 Nov 2014Event on 31 Jan 2015 now has a 15K option as well as the 20K option 17 Sep 2014Added link to online entry for event on 31 Jan 2015 08 May 2014Next event date is confirmed as 31 Jan 2015 and distance is 20km 03 Mar 2014Added next event date: 31 Jan 2015 TBC 05 Aug 2013Added link to online entry for event on 01 Feb 2014 19 Jul 2013Update links to new website 20 May 2013Created listing, event date: 01 Feb 2014

Location Map

This event starts and finishes at the Coopers Creek car park, just an hours drive from Christchurch.

Note: map location(s) may be approximate.


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