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Favourite Brit’ Repeats at Christchurch’s Marathon

Sunday, 3 June 2018, 6:41 pm | Christchurch Marathon

Christchurch’s Favourite Brit’ Repeats at Christchurch’s Marathon Almost 12 months ago British runner, Hannah Oldroyd, was a surprise winner of the South Island’s premier marathon event. The Christchurch-based 30-year-old had been in the country ... More >>

Home-grown Champion Returns

Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 4:41 pm | Christchurch Marathon

A home-grown champion returns to the Garden City this weekend, hoping for a repeat of the last time he lined up for the ASB Christchurch Marathon. More >>

Return of the Champions

Friday, 25 May 2018, 4:46 pm | Christchurch Marathon

Two previous champions will go head to head at this year’s ASB Christchurch Marathon. More >>

Bride & Bridesmaid Going Head to Head in Christchurch

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 11:18 am | Christchurch Marathon

With three weeks until race day, the ASB Christchurch Marathon is again shaping up as New Zealand’s premier road race, and amongst the 4000-plus starters are two top women – one the defending champion while the other has finished on every step ... More >>

Tough Conditions Deliver Close Racing In Christchurch

Sunday, 4 June 2017, 7:28 pm | Christchurch Marathon

Tough Conditions Deliver Close Racing In Christchurch A bitter southerly wind and rain failed to dampen the enthusiasm of more than 4000 runners in today’s ASB Christchurch Marathon. Close racing was the order of the day, with the 10k, half marathons and ... More >>

All Aspirations Take On Christchurch’s Marathon

Friday, 2 June 2017, 11:11 am | Christchurch Marathon

A Guinness world record attempt, water carriers, City Councilors and a handful of 80-year olds are among a colourful cast of 4000-plus characters lining up for Sunday’s ASB Christchurch Marathon. More >>

Wide Open Racing in Christchurch

Wednesday, 31 May 2017, 8:15 am | Christchurch Marathon

The defending champion will be missing from this weekend’s ASB Christchurch half marathon. But with three previous placegetters, a former full marathon winner and a hand full of talented dark horses, whoever takes line honours will have beaten ... More >>

ASB Christchurch Marathon

Thursday, 11 May 2017, 3:41 pm | Christchurch Marathon

In a rivalry that speaks volumes of the new-look New Zealand, the race for line honours at Queen’s Birthday Weekend’s ASB Christchurch Marathon is expected to be fought between a Wellington-based Japanese runner and an Auckland-based Irishman. More >>

Community Rising to Christchurch’s Marathon Challenge

Friday, 5 May 2017, 9:17 am | Christchurch Marathon

Community Rising to Christchurch’s Marathon Challenge With 5000 entries, 200 volunteers and thousands of spectators, the new-look ASB Christchurch Marathon will once again be one of the South Island’s most significant community occasions. The annual Queen’s ... More >>

Wide Open NZ Title Race In Christchurch

Wednesday, 1 June 2016, 9:25 am | Christchurch Marathon

This weekend’s Christchurch Airport Marathon also plays host to the New Zealand half marathon championship, and with the defending champion absent this year, the men’s national title race is wide open. On a new course back in the inner-city, ... More >>

Marathon returning to Central City

Wednesday, 4 February 2015, 12:24 pm | Christchurch Marathon

It’s official … the new-look Christchurch Airport Marathon is under starter’s orders for Sunday 31st May, back within Christchurch’s four avenues on a new course that promises to re-invigorate both the event and the central city . More >>

Half Marathon Promises Fast Times

Wednesday, 29 May 2013, 4:59 pm | Christchurch Marathon

Fast times and cut-throat racing will be the order of the day in Christchurch this Sunday as a collection of New Zealanders and Australians go head to head at the Christchurch Airport Half Marathon. More >>

Christchurch’s Marathon Taking Off

Tuesday, 30 August 2011, 2:17 pm | Christchurch Marathon

The Christchurch Marathon has been a highlight on the South Island calendar for 31 years. But the announcement of a new principal sponsor sees it poised to become a major national and international event. More >>

 

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