Sri Chinmoy 7.5km & Kid's 2.5km Cross Country

Canterbury A.P. Showgrounds Christchurch

A fun cross-country course involving obstacles


7.5km; Kids 2.5km

Start time

  • 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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  • Event Options: 7.5km & Children's 2.5km Race
  • Start Times: 9.00am
  • The course: Please note that due to the nature of this off-road course all distances are approximate. 
  • Location: Curletts Reserve, Canterbury A.P. Showgrounds, Christchurch
  • A race briefing will be held at the start line five minutes prior to event start.
  • There will be an aid station offering water and Horley's Replace electrolyte drink. 
  • The cut-off time for all races is 10.30am.


Event Under 20 or
Adult 60+ Late Entry
Kids 2.5km (U13) $10 N/A N/A +$5
7.5km (12 years+) $15 $20 $15 +$5
  • Online entries close at 11.59pm on Friday 15th June.
  • On the day entries are accepted with a $5.00 late entry fee until 15 minutes before the race starts.
  • Awards
  • All races are open. Medals are awarded to the top three male and female finishers in each event.
  • All participants to receive a certificate.
  • There will also be a spot prize draw.
  • Breakfast provided by The Lotus-Heart Restaurant (link is external) is available from 10:30am. The meal is complimentary for all participants.
  • Supporters are welcome to purchase breakfast for $10.
  • 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.