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Air Force Firefighter Chases World Record Half Marathon In Fundraising Effort For KidsCan

Saturday, 1 August 2020, 2:31 pm | ASB Auckland Marathon

Simon Trye talks to children at Riverview School in Kerikeri Simon Trye has been turning a few heads during training for the 2020 ASB Auckland Marathon, in fact it is fair to say that during his early Lockdown laps of his local block at home in ... More >>

ASB Charity Hero Program raises 3/4s of a million dollars

Friday, 8 November 2019, 1:52 pm | ASB Auckland Marathon

The recent ASB Auckland Marathon has seen an amazing $743,821 raised for numerous charities through the ASB Charity Hero Programme, ensuring a strong and lasting legacy in the community thanks to the 15,000 plus runners and walkers taking to the streets. More >>

Eritrean Refugee with Victory at ASB Auckland Marathon

Sunday, 20 October 2019, 3:46 pm | ASB Auckland Marathon

It was redemption for Eritrean born Aussie Isaias Beyn in taking out the ASB Auckland Marathon today, learning from his mistakes last year to blast away over the final 10km to defeat a gallant Michael Voss (Rotorua) and Nicholas Sunseri (Queenstown) ... More >>

Transplant Recipient Diane Plimmer to Be Remembered

Saturday, 19 October 2019, 5:08 pm | ASB Auckland Marathon

It will be an emotional return to the ASB Auckland Marathon tomorrow (Sunday) for heart transplant recipient Keith Eades when he, along with 30 others walk and run the John West 11km Traverse to remember fellow transplant recipient Diane Plimmer, ... More >>

Aussie Superstar Headlines Auckland Marathon Wheelchair Race

Friday, 18 October 2019, 2:08 pm | ASB Auckland Marathon

This Sunday’s ASB Auckland Marathon will be graced by the winner of the 2016 New York Marathon, with ten-time Australian National Champion Michael Taylor heading across the Tasman to take on the handcycle division in the wheelchair race. More >>

Marathon runners Chase Fast Times And Increased Prizemoney

Friday, 18 October 2019, 11:23 am | ASB Auckland Marathon

Australian marathon runner Isaias Beyn is looking for redemption at this weekend’s ASB Auckland Marathon, returning with a better understanding of the course and its challenges, and looking to improve on his third place finish last year when starting ... More >>

15,000 set to inspire at ASB Auckland Marathon

Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 5:34 pm | ASB Auckland Marathon

Close to 15,000 participants from an incredible 54 countries are expected to line up across four events at the ASB Auckland Marathon on Sunday October 20, bringing with them thousands of stories of inspiration and dedication, many relating to the ... More >>

World, Olympic Medal winning sailor runs for Mental Health

Friday, 11 October 2019, 4:12 pm | ASB Auckland Marathon

Alex Maloney knows pressure, she knows what it is to pull on the silver fern and represent her country, surrounded by expectations and hyped on the promise of sporting success. More >>

Wheelchair Race Added as Permanent Fixture at Marathon

Friday, 22 March 2019, 3:09 pm | ASB Auckland Marathon

It was a day to celebrate for all wheelchair athletes today, with confirmation that ASB Auckland Marathon will include a wheelchair race permanently on the race schedule, after the success of last year’s pilot event. More >>

Aussies Take Out ASB Auckland Marathon

Sunday, 28 October 2018, 3:44 pm | ASB Auckland Marathon

Australian’s might have taken a little friendly ribbing about recent sporting results while on the start line at the ASB Auckland Marathon this morning, but by the finish line they had done plenty to reclaim their sporting honour, with David Criniti (Sydney) ... More >>

Record Numbers Line up at ASB Auckland Marathon on Sunday

Thursday, 25 October 2018, 4:04 pm | ASB Auckland Marathon

Over 15,000 runners (final numbers to be confirmed after 5pm Saturday), walkers and (for the first time) wheelchair athletes of all ages and abilities will line up across the five events on offer at the ASB Auckland Marathon on Sunday morning, ... More >>

Field Complete for Inaugural Wheelchair Category at Marathon

Friday, 19 October 2018, 6:03 pm | ASB Auckland Marathon

The inaugural wheelchair race at the ASB Auckland Marathon includes a who’s who of the country’s leading male and female wheelchair athletes, with multiple Paralympic and World Championship medals in amongst a stellar group set to make history as they ... More >>

Auckland Marathon Named as Global Qualifer for World Champs

Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 12:08 pm | ASB Auckland Marathon

ASB Auckland Marathon has been named as one of 50 events across the globe providing age group athletes the opportunity to qualify for the AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Championships, being held as part of the Virgin Money London Marathon in 2020. More >>

ASB funding a custom-made racing wheelchair

Tuesday, 17 July 2018, 11:34 am | ASB Auckland Marathon

To celebrate the inclusion of a wheelchair category in this year’s ASB Auckland marathon, ASB is giving away a custom-built racing wheelchair for one lucky competitor. More >>

Wheelchair Athletes Set to Race Over Harbour Bridge

Tuesday, 17 July 2018, 11:31 am | ASB Auckland Marathon

The ASB Auckland Marathon today announced an exciting new addition to New Zealand’s largest marathon event, with a pilot wheelchair category confirmed for the 2018 edition on October 28. More >>

Marathon Charity Hero Programme Raises Over $1million

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 8:51 am | ASB Auckland Marathon

The 2017 ASB Auckland Marathon Charity Hero Programme has proven an enormous success, with $1,053,294 raised, thanks to the hard work and dedication of the more than 700 runners who signed up to benefit 14 official charities. More >>

First Time Winners at ASB Auckland Marathon

Sunday, 29 October 2017, 12:51 pm | ASB Auckland Marathon

Oldroyd And Davy First Time Winners at ASB Auckland Marathon First time winners Hannah Oldroyd (Christchurch) and Matt Davy (Australia) took out the ASB Auckland Marathon titles for 2017, both doing so under immense pressure, with Davy emerging ... More >>

New Winner Likely at ASB Auckland Marathon

Thursday, 26 October 2017, 9:07 am | ASB Auckland Marathon

New Winner Likely at This Weekend’s ASB Auckland Marathon Trying to pick a winner for the men’s race at the ASB Auckland Marathon this Sunday is a tricky task only a few days out from the iconic race that will take runners from Devonport, across ... More >>

Muir Looks to Back up National Cross Country Title with Win

Wednesday, 25 October 2017, 5:26 pm | ASB Auckland Marathon

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New Winner Likely at This Weekend’s ASB Auckland Marathon

Wednesday, 25 October 2017, 1:16 pm | ASB Auckland Marathon

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