Sri Chinmoy Sumner 10km, 5km & kid's 2.5km

Sumner Esplanade Christchurch

A fun family-friendly event held four times a year.

Upcoming races

Race 1: 28 February
Race 2: 29 May
Race 3: 24 July
Race 4: 23 October

About the event

Safe, well organised run or walk along the scenic coastline - Scroll for EVENT DETAILS ...

Start time

  • All Races - Sundays 9.00 am


Vajin Armstrong (race director)
027 303 9978
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Emily Oliver (race admin)
021 069 3732
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  • Location: Registration area is at the far end of Sumner Esplanade by the clock tower.
  • Course: a flat accurate 2.5km out-and-back along the lovely oceanside esplanade.
  • Event Options: 10km (15yrs+), 5km (13yrs+), 2.5km (under 13yrs)
  • Parking is available along the Esplanade road.
  • Registration opens at 8:15am.
  • A Race briefing will be held at the start line at 8:55am.
  • The cut-off time for all races is 11:00am.


Event Under 20 or
Adult 60+ Late Entry
Kids 2.5km (U13) $7 N/A N/A +$5
5km (13 years+) $14 $18 $14 +$5
10km (15 years+) $14 $18 $14 +$5
  • Online entries close at 9pm on the Friday before the event.
  • On the day entries are accepted with a $5.00 late entry fee until 15 minutes before the race starts.
  • All races are open. Medals are awarded to the top three male and female finishers in each event.
  • A post-race breakfast provided by The Lotus-Heart Restaurant (link is external) is available from 9:30am. The meal is complimentary for all participants. Supporters are welcome to purchase breakfast for $7.
  • Results, photos and a race report will be posted online after the event.
  • The international Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team is a non-profit organisation conducted by the Sri Chinmoy Centre. Our races are held as a service to the running community to promote self-transcendence through sports.
  • A competitor at any Sri Chinmoy Race across the globe can be assured of the same high standard and quality of care.