New Zealand Running Calendar - Recent Updates

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 Marathons.

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/side navigation to view upcoming running and walking events.

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Mt Oxford Odyssey

Changed next event date from 18 May (Date TBC) to 11 May 2019 as per update on event website

Glenham Trainwreck Trail

Added link to registration for event on 19 January 2019

ACM 5km Series

Created series listings; runs fortnightly from 13 January to 10 March 2019

Trust House Summer Series

Added 2018 summer series dates

ASB Christchurch Marathon

The start/ finish returns to the Town Hall in 2019

Cancer Society Relay for Life: Marlborough

Added link to registration for event on 23 February 2019

Cancer Society Relay for Life: Wairarapa

Added link to registration for event on 16 March 2019

Cancer Society Relay for Life: Gisborne

Added link to registration for event on 16 March 2019

Craters Autumn Crank

Created listing, event date: 16 March 2019

Centre Hill to Mossburn Downriver Dash

Added next event date with link to registration: 16 December 2018

Gazley Volkswagen Wellington Marathon

Added link to registration for event on 30 June 2019

City2Saxton

Added link to registration for event on 7 April 2019

Ports of Auckland Round the Bays

Added link to registration for event on 3 March 2019

Abel Tasman Coastal Classic Trail Run

Added next event date: 28 September 2019

Naki Run Amuck

Added next event date: 14 April 2019

Three Peaks Mountain Running Race

Added next event date: 7 April 2019

Wairua Warrior

Created listing with link to registration, event date: 16 March 2019

XTERRA Auckland: Riverhead Forest

Added next event date: 1 September 2019

XTERRA Auckland: Totara Park

Added next event date: 11 August 2019

XTERRA Auckland: Waiuku Forest

Added next event date: 21 July 2019

XTERRA Auckland: Hunua

Added next event date: 30 June 2019

XTERRA Auckland: Waitawa Regional Park

Added next event date: 9 June 2019

XTERRA Auckland: Shakespear Regional Park

Added next event date: 19 May 2019

Taupo Ultramarathon

Added next event date: 12 October 2019

Summer Cycling Carnival: The Big Bike Film Night

Created listing with link to buy tickets, event date: 4 January 2019

The James Mountain Sport Series

Added 100 mile trail run to existing distances on 19 January 2019

Matokitoki Classic Half Marathon

Added link to registration for event on 2 December 2018

Chopper Swim Challenge

Added link to registration for event on 18 March 2019

Piako Triathlon

Added next event date with link to registration: 17 March 2019

Trout Fly Summer Series

Added 2018/19 series dates

Rakahuri Rage

Added next event date: 10 March 2019

Eastside Riverpath Run/Walk Series

Added 2018/19 series dates

Surf2Firth Bush Marathon

Added distance for ultramarathon on 23 March 2019: 60km

O ROCK

Changed longer distance on 28 April 2019 from 12km to 10km as per update on event website

Rotorua Off Road Half Marathon

Added link to registration for event on 3 March 2019

Epic Swim

Added next event date: 12 to 13 January 2019

Nexans Fun Run/Walk in Stratford

Added link to registration for event on 28 October 2018

Sanitarium Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon

Created listings with link to registration for the 2018/19 season

Waikato River Trails Summer Sizzler

Created listing with link to registration, event date: 12 January 2019

Walk for Kids

Created listing with link to registration, event date: 11 November 2018

Big Trig Rogaine

Added location (Wainuiomata) and link to registration for event on 10 November 2018

The Good Home Fun Run/Walk Summer Series

Created series event listings from 15 October 2018 to 25 March 2019

Cheviot Hills Challenge

Postponed event has now been rescheduled for 27 January 2019

Great NZ Santa Run: Rotorua

Updated details for 2018 event: it's now on 6 December from Government Gardens

Monaco Mid Winter Marathon

Added next event date: 23 June 2019

Manawatu Moonlight Madness: Full Moon Folly

Added next event date: 17 July 2019

Manawatu Moonlight Madness: Half Moon Hoopla

Added next event date: 10 July 2019

Manawatu Moonlight Madness: New Moon Shenanigans

Added next event date: 3 July 2019

Kaiwaka Top of the Rock and Baldrock Adventure Race

This event is not being held in 2019

Harcourts Cooper & Co Beach Series

Premium members are entitled to a 20% discount when buying a 16, 12 or 6 event series pass