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Surprises & A Six-Time Winner In Christchurch

Sunday, 5 June 2016, 10:42 pm | Christchurch Airport Marathon

Surprises & A Six-Time Winner In Christchurch Pristine weather, close to 5000 participants, a home town winner, a six-time winner, two new national champions and close to 5000 participants made the 36th Christchurch Airport Marathon one to remember. ... More >>

Defending Champions Challenged In Christchurch

Friday, 3 June 2016, 5:09 pm | Christchurch Airport Marathon

With the best field seen at a national championship for several years, the women’s half marathon takes centre stage at this weekend’s Christchurch Airport Marathon. In a race of champions, defending champion Lydia O’Donnell will face last year’s ... More >>

Hunter-Galvan Hunting Six

Friday, 27 May 2016, 2:30 pm | Christchurch Airport Marathon

Liza Hunter-Galvan returns home to New Zealand next weekend, chasing a record sixth win at the Christchurch Airport Marathon. More >>

Community Rising to Christchurch’s Marathon Challenge

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 10:09 am | Christchurch Airport Marathon

With 5000 entries, 200 volunteers and thousands of spectators, the Christchurch Airport Marathon is one of the South Island’s most significant community occasions. More >>

Return of the Champions

Tuesday, 10 May 2016, 8:49 am | Christchurch Airport Marathon

Return of the Champions Two defending champions among entries for this year’s Christchurch Airport Church Marathon. With four weeks until race day, the Christchurch Airport Marathon is again shaping up as New Zealand’s premier road race, with two ... More >>

Marathon Rebuilding Alongside Christchurch

Wednesday, 23 December 2015, 2:12 pm | Christchurch Airport Marathon

The 2016 Christchurch Airport Marathon is under starter’s orders for Sunday 5th June. And like Christchurch itself, the event continues a rebuild that promises to make it bigger and better than ever. More >>

Marathon’s Elders Demanding Respect

Friday, 29 May 2015, 1:44 pm | Christchurch Airport Marathon

Among contenders for this weekend’s 35th Christchurch Airport Marathon are more than a few runners who are older than the event itself! Veterans of the national distance running scene are tipped to topple the sport’s up and comers in the annual ... More >>

Aussie Coming To Clean Up Christchurch

Thursday, 28 May 2015, 4:35 pm | Christchurch Airport Marathon

While New Zealand’s top runners vie for the national title in this weekend’s Christchurch Airport Half Marathon, a collection of Aussies will be doing their best to upset trans-Tasman relations. More >>

Community Rising to Christchurch’s Marathon Challenge

Monday, 25 May 2015, 2:13 pm | Christchurch Airport Marathon

With close to 5000 entries, 200 volunteers and thousands of spectators, the Christchurch Airport Marathon is one of the South Island’s most significant community occasions. More >>

Christchurch’s Marathon Looking for Record Entry

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 9:45 am | Christchurch Airport Marathon

The Christchurch Airport Marathon may be looking at record entries following their announcement last month that the annual Queens Birthday Weekend event will return to the central city. More >>

Redemption Running Rife In Christchurch Next Week

Thursday, 22 May 2014, 5:21 pm | Christchurch Airport Marathon

Timaru’s Sam Wreford is the top dog among Kiwi marathoners of late. In the last two years the 31 year old has won New Zealand’s major three – Christchurch, Rotorua and Auckland - and has a best of 2:16.35 from the 2012 Invercargill Marathon. He ... More >>

Marathon Entries On The Up

Sunday, 20 April 2014, 12:24 am | Christchurch Airport Marathon

Organisers of the Christchurch Airport Marathon say their event is poised to return to pre-earthquake participation levels. More >>

History Repeats in Christchurch

Monday, 3 June 2013, 4:01 pm | Christchurch Airport Marathon

History Repeats in Christchurch They say history never repeats. But at the Christchurch Airport Marathon today, the winners of the feature full marathon were an exact repeat of the same race 14 years ago. In 1999 two runners with vastly different background ... More >>

Christchurch’s Marathon Returning to Pre-quake Entries

Wednesday, 3 April 2013, 6:50 pm | Christchurch Airport Marathon

The Christchurch Airport Marathon is poised to return to the record entry numbers it was enjoying prior to the earthquakes of 2010 and 2011. Scheduled for Sunday 2nd June, entries for the 2013 Christchurch Airport Marathon are close to the record ... More >>

From Christchurch to Kenya to Timaru to Texas and Ellerslie

Monday, 4 June 2012, 5:39 pm | Christchurch Airport Marathon

From Christchurch to Kenya to Timaru to Texas and Ellerslie The new-look Christchurch Airport Marathon was a huge success today, with almost 4500 runners from 12 countries toeing the start line and runners from Kenya, Timaru, Texas and Auckland taking the ... More >>

 

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