Barfoot & Thompson Auckland Marathon 29 October 2023

Make your Move for Mental Health! Join the event in honour of a loved one, to improve your own mental health, or simply to raise awareness of mental health around NZ.

Want to make a difference? Join the challenge and get moving for mental health today.

Around 1 in 5 of us will experience a mental health problem this year

Nearly 50% of us will experience a mental illness in our lifetime

Our youth suicide rate is one of the highest in the OECD

Raise $200 and score a tee!

Get your free "I'm sweating for mental health" t-shirt when you reach $200 - easy!

Team up with your whānau and friends

Gather your whānau, friends and workmates and fundraise together - team work makes a dream work!

How it works

Step 01
Sign up and create your fundraising page.

Step 02
Share your fundraising page.

Step 03
Pay your Auckland Round the Bays entry Fee. 

Join in New Zealand’s biggest, most iconic, colourful, cultural running celebration. This is what Auckland is about. Move for mental health your way with five race distances, from 2.2km Kids Marathon to the full Marathon, with no rules in how you run them - solo at pace, walking tall, team shuffle.


Super Early Fee 22 Feb - 5 April

Early Fee 6 April - 31 May

General Fee 1 June - 10 Aug

Late Fee 11 Aug - 26 Oct

Super Late Fee 27 - 28 Oct
Marathon(18+) $165 $180 $200 $215 $240
Marathon Student(18+) $140 $153 $170 $183 $204
Half Marathon(16+)  $135 $145 $160 $175 $195
Half Marathon Student(16+) $115 $123 $136 $149 $166
11km Traverse(10+) $90 $100 $115 $124 $140
11km Traverse Student(10+) $77 $85 $98 $106 $119
5km $50 $60 $65 $70 $75
5km Child $43 $51 $55 $60 $64
Kids Marathon(5-12) $30 $30 $35 $40 $45

Student pricing applies to all school and tertiary students studying in New Zealand. Valid student I.D. must be shown at Athlete Check-in.

Children under 12 years and under entering the 11km Traverse or 5km MUST be accompanied by paying adult.  

Prices are inclusive of all fees and taxes. Please Note: All entry fees are shown in New Zealand dollars. Entries close 5pm Saturday 28 October 2023, or once the event is sold out.

How your fundraising helps

Your donations help us support New Zealanders through:

  • Policy and advocacy
  • Māori development
  • Suicide prevention and bereavement
  • Positive mental health promotion
  • Resource and information services
  • The MHF website


Have a question? Our friendly fundraising team is here to help.