Sky Rock n Run in Canterbury, New Zealand

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.

Sky Rock N Run

Mt Oxford Conservation Area, Canterbury
Saturday, 21 November 2015
Run/Walk42K, 30K, 21K, 15K - Off Road
Saturday, 21 November 2015

Sky Rock N Run

Mt Oxford Conservation Area, Canterbury
Run/Walk42K, 30K, 21K, 15K - Off Road

Page history

Listing created24 Nov 2014 Last updated 08 Mar 2016 Last checked 08 Mar 2016

Update history

08 Mar 2016Removed 05 Nov 2016 date; this event is reverting back to the Mt Oxford Odyssey 07 Dec 2015Changed next event date from 19 Nov to 05 Nov 2016 as per update on event website 23 Nov 2015Added next event date with link to online entry: 19 Nov 2016 28 Apr 2015Added link to online entry for event on 21 Nov 2015 02 Mar 2015Added 15K, 21K & 30K races to 42K event on 21 Nov 2015 24 Nov 2014Created listing, event date: 21 Nov 2015

Location Map

Race registration and gear check are held at the Coopers Creek Hall on Woodside Road. This is 2km from the start area which is up at Coopers Creek, at the end of Mountain Road.

Note: map location(s) may be approximate.


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