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.

Recently added and updated pages - click to view

XTERRA Trail Challenge Waihi

Added next event date: 17 November 2018

Waikato 100

Created listing with link to registration, event date: 25 November 2017

T42 Central Plateau Trail Run & MTB

Added link to registration for event on 5 May 2018

Summer Cycling Carnival: Black Barn Vineyards Criterium

Added link to registration for event on 10 January 2018

Summer Cycling Carnival: Tineli Gran Fondo Ride

Added link to registration for event on 6 January 2018

Tairua Trail & Tides Run & Walk

Added next event date: 21 April 2018

Julians Berry Farm and Cafe Toi's Challenge

Added next event date: 18 November 2018

The Color Run Auckland

Added link to registration for event on 11 March 2018

Weekly Newsletter 21 November 2017

Published weekly newsletter

Mission Mt Somers

Added next event date: 27 October 2018

Marathon Swim

Changed distance for event on 22 April 2018 from 10km to 12.5km as per update on event website

Tough Mudder Auckland

Added next event date with link to registration: 3 to 4 November 2018

Lap the Lake

Added next event date with link to registration: 7 April 2018

Whenuapai Half Marathon

Added link to registration for event on 29 April 2018

Geraldine Rogaine Autumn Muster

Added next event date: 25 March 2018

Cambridge Half Marathon

Corrected next event date from 16 August to 16 September 2018

Porirua Grand Traverse

Changed next event date from 25 March 2018 to 8 April 2018 as per update on event website and updated event distances & details; added link to registration

Harcourts Cooper & Co Beach Series

Added extra date at the end of the series (3 April 2018) which replaces the week affected by lightning

12 Days of Christmas - Virtual Charity Run

Created listing with link to registration, event date: 1 to 12 December 2017

Red Zone 6

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

Wild Kiwi Trail Run & Multisport

Added next event date with link to registration: 14 April 2018

Hoka ONE ONE Kinloch Off Road Challenge

Added next event date: 1 September 2018

Hoka ONE ONE Taupo Marathon

Added next event date: 4 August 2018

Queenstown International Marathon Festival

Added next event date with link to registration: 17 November 2018

TriAbility Triathlon

Added link to registration for event on 17 March 2018

Sri Chinmoy Hagley Park 30K

Added link to registration for event on 21 January 2018

Secondary School Tough Guy and Gal Challenge: Rotorua

Added next event date: 17 August 2018

Secondary School Tough Guy and Gal Challenge: Auckland

Added next event date: 28 to 29 June 2018

Secondary School Tough Guy and Gal Challenge: Wellington

Added next event date: 25 May 2018

Junior Tough Guy and Gal Challenge: Rotorua

Added next event date: 15 to 16 August 2018

Junior Tough Guy and Gal Challenge: Hawkes Bay

Added next event date: 30 July 2018

Junior Tough Guy and Gal Challenge: Auckland

Added next event date: 26 to 27 June 2018

Junior Tough Guy and Gal Challenge: Hamilton

Added next event date: 6 to 8 June 2018

Junior Tough Guy and Gal Challenge: Wellington

Added next event date: 24 May 2018

Tough Guy and Gal Challenge: Rotorua

Added next event date: 18 August 2018

Tough Guy and Gal Challenge: Palmerston North

Added next event date: 4 August 2018

Tough Guy and Gal Challenge: Hawkes Bay

Added next event date: 29 July 2018

Tough Guy and Gal Challenge: Auckland

Added next event date: 30 June to 1 July 2018

Tough Guy and Gal Challenge: Hamilton

Added next event date: 9 to 10 June 2018

Tough Guy and Gal Challenge: Wellington

Added next event date: 26 May 2018

City to Surf and Surf to Surf

Added next event date: 4 November 2018 (Date TBC)

Rotorua Night Trail Run

Added next event date: 15 September 2018 (Date TBC)

Shingly Creek & Palmerston Primary School Trail Run/Walk

Event date has changed from 25 to 18 February 2018

BraveHeart Challenge: Nelson

Event scheduled for 26 November 2017 has been cancelled

The Hillary Ultra Trail Run in the Waitakere Ranges

Please note at this stage it is unlikely this event will go ahead 24 February 2018 due to Kauri Dieback management; either way, it will be confirmed hopefully by 1 December

Rotorua Half Ironman

Added trail run events to existing triathlons on 16 December 2017

Tarawera Ultramarathon

Updated start locations for event starting on 10 February 2018

The Color Run Auckland

Added next event date: 11 March 2018

Harcourts Cooper & Co Beach Series

Event scheduled for 14 November 2017 has been cancelled due to lightning strikes; an extra event will be tacked on to the end of the series to make up for the missed one

Mizuno Coatesville Half Marathon

Added link to registration for event on 18 March 2018