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South Island Half Marathon

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The South Island Half Marathon is being held on Sunday 4th August 2019 at Lake Hood Ashburton. This beautiful lake will host the South Island Half Marathon and 1/6 Marathon.

Held in the beautiful Lake Hood catchment, the run will see runners run around the lake and experience amazing water views throughout the run. Then some of the most amazing home and garden settings and reserves in the South Island.

South Island Half Marathon will cater for all runners; whether you’re a beginner or an elite runner, this fast-flat course will give you the opportunity to do one of the fastest half’s you’ve ever done.

There will be a walking section in both the ½ and 1/6 marathon, plus the introduction of a Hybrid in the 1/2 marathon this year "This allows you to run a bit and walk a bit". With the Kidz Dash being a 1.5km run, this giving them a flavour of the experience of running at the lake and subdivision.

How to enter the South Island Half Marathon

  1. Half Marathon

    Run 21.1km
    NZD $39–NZD $49
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  2. 7k

    Run 7km
    NZD $19–NZD $29
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  3. Kidz Dash

    Run 1.5km
    NZD $15
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Event Details

Raceday Logistics

Start Times:

All Walkers and Hybrid will start at 9:30am with race brief at 9:25am.

All Runners will start at 10:00am with race brief at 9:50am.

The Kidz Dash will start at 10:08am with race brief at 10:05am


Race Pack Pick Up

Friday 2nd August - between 4:00pm and 6:00pm - The Ashley Hotel 106 Mandeville Street Riccarton Christchurch

Saturday 3rd August - between 3:00pm and 5:00pm - The Lake House - Lake Hood

Sunday 4th August - between 7:30am - 8:30am - Race HQ Lake Hood (for competitors travelling) if Race pack isn't picked up by 8:30am you won't be able to start.

South Island Half Marathon weather forecast

Possible light rain overnight.

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