South Island Half Marathon

The South Island Half Marathon will be held at Lake Hood near Ashburton. The event will see runners run around the beautiful lake and experience amazing water views.

This event caters for all abilities - whether you’re a beginner or an elite runner - due to the fast flat course.

You can run or walk as well as hybrid "run a bit, walk a bit" in the half marathon, or walk or run over a shorter 7km distance. There will also be a 1.5km Kidz Dash for those aged 7 to 13 years.

Date: Sunday 4th August 2019.
Start Time: 9.30am for walkers and hybrid entrants, 10am for runners and Kidz Dash at 10.10am. Race briefing will be held 5 to 10 minutes before start.
Start Location: Lake House at Lake Hood (6km south east of Ashburton).
Costs: Half marathon - $59 for walkers and hybrid entrants, and $69 for runners. 7km - $29 for walkers, and $39 for runners. $20 for the Kidz Dash.

Early bird discounts available until 2nd June 2019. Additional fees added for entries after 28th July 2019.

Find out more about the South Island Half Marathon, including how to enter.