Official Lead Up Series

Get prepared for the 2016 ASB Auckland Marathon with the Official Run & Walk lead up series. Series packages can also include guaranteed entries into the 2016 ASB Auckland Marathon.

Official Lead-up event series for the ASB Auckland Marathon

Event Dates for 2016

EVENT 1 - UNITEC  - Sunday 10th July:  2k for kids, 2.5k, 5k, 7.5k, 10k

EVENT 2  - Alexandra Park - Sunday 24th July:  2k for kids, 5k, 10k, 15k & 21k

EVENT 3 - Ngataringa Park - Sunday 14th August:  2k for kids, 6k, 12k, 18k & 24k

EVENT 4 - Highbrook Business Park - Sunday 4th September:  2k for kids, 7k, 14k, 21k, 28k

EVENT 5 - Sir Barry Curtis Park - Sunday 2nd October:  2k for kids, 8k, 16k, 24k, 32k

The Run Walk Series  is a series of mainly on-road events specifically designed for runners and walkers of all abilities, including kids, who are in training for any of the ASB Auckland Marathon events. Distances progress during the Series in an ideal build up to the big day on 30th October, no matter which event you are training for. The Series is conducted in a lap format so you can practice your pacing, lap times and hydration at regular intervals.

For more information and to sign up for 2016 please visit


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Saturday 3 Whenuapai Half Marathon
Sunday 10 Tauranga Half Marathon, Tauranga
Sunday 30 Lion Foundation Rotorua Marathon, Rotorua
Saturday 14 Air New Zealand Hawke's Bay International Marathon, Napier
Saturday 14 Saint Clair Vineyard Half Marathon, Blenheim
Sunday 5 Christchurch Airport Marathon & Half Marathon, Christchurch
Sunday 26 Wellington Marathon, Westpac Stadium
Sunday 3 Gold Coast Airport Marathon, Gold Coast, Australia
Sunday 24 Run Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
Sunday 6 Hoka ONE ONE Taupo Half Marathon, Taupo
Sunday 28 Cambridge Half Marathon, Cambridge
Saturday 10 Whangamata Run/Walk Festival, Whangamata
Sunday 11 North Shore Marathon, Takapuna, Auckland
Sunday 11 Cadbury Marathon, Dunedin
Saturday 17 Round Rarotonga Road Race, Rarotonga, Cook Islands
Sunday 18 Devonport Classic, Devonport
Sunday 18 Whangarei Half Marathon, Whangarei
Sunday 18 Blackmores Sydney Running Festival, Sydney, Australia
Saturday 1 Great Barrier Island Wharf to Wharf Marathon, Great Barrrier Island
Sunday 2 Hamilton Half Marathon, Flagstaff Park, Hamilton
Sunday 2 Taranaki Daily News Half Marathon, New Plymouth
Saturday 8 Aoraki Mt Cook Marathon, Mt Cook Village
Sunday 18 Pukekohe Half Marathon, Pukekohe