Sri Chinmoy Sumner Esplanade 10km, 5km & Kids 2.5km

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Sumner Esplanade Christchurch

A fun, family-friendly event run along the refreshing oceanside Esplanade.

Upcoming races

Race 1: 25 February
Race 2: 27 May
Race 3: 22 July

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


Emily Oliver (race admin)
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Vajin Armstrong (race director)
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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 (14yrs+), 5km (12yrs+), 2.5km (12yrs and under)
  • 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) $10 N/A N/A +$5
5km (12 years+) $15 $20 $15 +$5
10km (14 years+) $15 $20 $15 +$5
  • Online entries --- Open until midnight the Friday before event date ---
  • 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 $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.