Inspired by the 1974 Commonwealth Games marathon, the ASB Christchurch Marathon has been the South Island’s premier marathon event since 1981. Held on Queens Birthday Weekend every year, it is renowned as one of the fastest courses in the world. But it is also one of the most scenic and supportive with a new central city course taking in iconic Christchurch landmarks such as Cathedral Square, Hagley Park and the Avon River. With a Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k & Kids’ Mara’Fun, there is something for everyone. But don’t take our word for it… Try it for Yourself. Enter at www.christchurchmarathon.co.nz .