Sri Chinmoy Self-Transcendence Half Marathon, 10 km, & Kids 2.5 km

North Hagley Park Christchurch

Events for all the family in a safe and beautiful parkland setting.

About the event

Join us for a friendly and well-supported event held in North Hagley Park.


Half marathon; 10 km; Kids 2.5 km


Vajin Armstrong (race director)
027 303 9978
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Registration and race number collection: Hagley Park North, by Victoria Lake (look for the red tents). Closest parking is the Botanic Gardens carpark.

Event options:

  • 21.1 km Half Marathon (ages 15+)
  • 10 km (ages 14+)
  • Kids 2.5 km (ages 13 and under)
    • Parents or caregivers are welcome to accompany children in the 2.5 km race at no extra charge.


  • 07:45 - Registration opens
  • 08:30 - Half marathon starts
  • 09:00 - 10 km and Kids 2.5 km start
  • 09:30 - Kids prizegiving (time is approximate)
  • 10:30 - Half marathon and 10 km prizegiving (time is approximate)
  • 11:30 - All races cut-off (no official time given for finishers completing the course after this time)

**Online entries coming soon – please check back again!**

Event Standard entry Youth/concession entry** On the day entry (cash only)
Kids 2.5 km (13 and under) $15 N/A Additional $5
10 km (14 years +) $25 $20 Additional $5
Half Marathon (15 years +) $35 $40 Additional $5

**Youth entry is valid for entrants aged under 20 years of age on race date. Concession entry for holders of current student ID, community services card, or aged 65 and over.

  • Online entries are open until midnight the Friday before event date.
  • On the day entries (cash only) are accepted with a $5 late entry fee until 15 minutes before the race starts.
  • All events are open (no age groups).
  • Medals are awarded to the top three male and female finishers in each event.
  • Certificates are available for all participants after the race.
  • Results and race photos are uploaded to the website during the week after the event.
  • A post-race breakfast is available from 9:30 am. The meal is complimentary for all participants. Supporters are welcome to purchase breakfast for $10.
  • 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.