The Sky Rock n Run is a mountain marathon in Canterbury, New Zealand with a 42km marathon, a 30km adventure race, 21km mountain half marathon and 15km trail race.
This race is a tough 42km over Mt Oxford and into the wilderness behind. It involves a massive total elevation gain of 3607 metres and is not to be taken lightly. But that makes this race even more of an adventure.
The Sky Rock n Run is based on a course used by some of New Zealand's top ultra-marathon runners. While the race is a marathon in distance, it is still expected the leaders will take approximately 5-6 hours to complete the race due to the difficult terrain and amount of climbing involved. The event is open to all, not just elite runners.