Sunday 22nd September 2019

Events

Four distances to cater for all levels of fitness. Fetch your start line on Sunday 22 September 2019.

Full Marathon (42.2km) – “Breath taking”

Everything a marathoner could ask for. Spectacular forest and beach views with a touch of isolation and seclusion.  Take the path less travelled and witness nature’s raw beauty where the great Waimakariri River meets the sea. Be warned that this is a challenging course and not for the faint hearted. Certain to strengthen the special bond between you and your best friend.

Pricing

Early $120 (until 31 March)

Standard $135 (1 April – 18 Aug)

Late $150 (19 Aug – 18 Sep)

Half Marathon (21.1km) – “A true gem”

The marquee event of the 4 Paws Marathon. Take a stroll through lush forest and then run along the beach towards the iconic New Brighton pier. On a good day this is nothing short of heavenly.  Sun rising to your east and dog by your side, this is pure running magic. A popular choice for those seeking beauty and challenge.

Pricing

Early $80 (until 31 March)

Standard $95 (1 April – 18 Aug)

Late $110 (19 Aug – 18 Sep)

10km – “Refreshing”

A sensory explosion! Breathe in the fresh air and invigorating scent of pine as you course through the very heart of the 1000 hectare Bottle Lake Forest.  An exhilarating run through forest and soft pine that allows you to unwind and reconnect with your best friend.

Pricing

Early $54 (until 31 March)

Standard $59 (1 April – 18 Aug)

Late $64 (19 Aug – 18 Sep)

5km – “Fun for everyone”

A distance for those with shorter legs but big hearts and an appetiser for future challenges to come. Experience forest canopy, pine needle paths, and sandy tracks. An entry level 5km for you and your dog. Dare to dream and believe. The start line invites you and your loyal friend.

Pricing

Early $40 (until 31 March)

Standard $45 (1 April – 18 Aug)

Late $50 (19 Aug – 18 Sep)