Christchurch Marathon April 16 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 with us 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. 

Move for mental health your way. The Frontrunner Christchurch Marathon has something for everyone. Full Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k And the Kids Mara'Fun. Do it your way!



Until Mar 27


After Mar 27

Event Day

16 April

42k  $115 $140 $140
21k $80 $100 $100
10k $50 $65 $65
Kids 3k, 2k, 1k $25 $30 $30
(ages 5-15)      

Categories set via date of birth. Walkers & Wheelchairs welcome. Parents can run with kids free.

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.