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Upcoming Events

Dunedin Marathon 2019

Dunedin Marathon 2019

1 Sep 2019

Dunedin

The Dunedin Marathon 2019 takes runners around in the Peninsula and the beautiful Otago Harbour.
Neon Night Walk

Neon Night Walk

5 Oct 2019

Porirua

Get your glow on and join our team at the Neon Night Walk this October! Join our team and help to raise awareness and funds for mental health! #Glow4Good.
Auckland Marathon 2019

Auckland Marathon 2019

20 Oct 2019

Get your sweat on for mental health! Join the our team this October to raise funds and awareness for the cause.
Queenstown Marathon 2019

Queenstown Marathon 2019

16 Nov 2019

Queenstown

Run the Queenstown Marathon in 2019 and raise funds for the Mental Health Foundation.
Summer Sizzler 2020

Summer Sizzler 2020

11 Jan 2020

Waikato

The Waikato Summer Sizzler takes in the beauty of the area surrounding both Lakes Whakamaru and Maraetai. There is a range of distances for everyone; from 22km, 11km and 6km distance.
Wellington Round the Bays 2020

Wellington Round the Bays 2020

16 Feb 2020

Wellington

The Wellington Round the Bays starts at Frank Kitts Park, follows the gorgeous harbour coastline, around the beautiful bays and finishing at Kilbirnie Park. There are five different courses to suit all abilities and age ranges, from a 6.5 km Fun Run to a Half Marathon course.
Auckland Round the Bays

Auckland Round the Bays

8 Mar 2020

Auckland

The Ports of Auckland Round the Bays follows the Waitemat? Harbour starting in the city at Quay Street and finishing on the waterfront at St Heliers Bay. The course distance is 8.4 km and you can walk, jog, skip, hop or run it!
The Dual 2020

The Dual 2020

21 Mar 2020

Motutapu & Rangitoto

The dual is an annual running, mountain biking and off-road triathlon event that crosses the islands of Motutapu and Rangitoto in Auckland's Hauraki Gulf.
City2Surf 2020

City2Surf 2020

22 Mar 2020

Christchurch

The City2Surf Fun Run is the South Island's largest participation event – starting on the outskirts of the Christchurch city and finishing by the sea! There is a 14km and 6km distance. The route is fast, flat, and fun!
Three Peaks 2020

Three Peaks 2020

29 Mar 2020

Dunedin

A 26km endurance event in the hills that surround Dunedin City.
Paris Marathon 2020

Paris Marathon 2020

5 Apr 2020

Paris, France

Run for mental health at the Paris Marathon in 2020. Considered one of the most scenic marathons, the course takes you across the city of light, with spectacular views along the way!
Rotorua Marathon 2020

Rotorua Marathon 2020

2 May 2020

Rotorua

May the fourth take you on a run through Rotorua's scenic Government Gardens, city centre, and Lake Rotorua.
Hawkes Bay Marathon

Hawkes Bay Marathon

16 May 2020

Hawkes Bay

Taking place in the Hawke's Bay region the course takes you along the Napier Waterfront, Hawkes Bay's cycle trails and country roads.
Christchurch Marathon 2020

Christchurch Marathon 2020

1 Jun 2020

Christchurch

Join us at the Christchurch Marathon in 2020. Starting at Christchurch's town hall, the course takes you on a scenic tour of Christchurch, taking in Hagley Park and the Avon River.
Wellington Marathon 2020

Wellington Marathon 2020

30 Jun 2020

Wellington

Run for mental health! Join us at the Wellington Marathon in 2020.
Morocco Challenge

Morocco Challenge

8 Sep 2020

Morocco

Join our team travelling to Morocco to summit Mt Toubkal for mental health. While you explore Morocco’s rich culture and rugged landscapes, you will be helping to raise vital funds to support our work.

“1 in 5 of us will experience mental illness in our life, yet not many of us talk about it when we are not doing well. I am running in support of the Mental Health Foundation and the work they do to increase awareness, end discrimination, and advocate on behalf of mental health service users.”

Mark, running the Auckland Marathon 2017 for the MHF.

Questions?

If the event you are wanting to do is not listed above, or you have any questions, please get in touch on 09 623 4810 or fill in the form below.

Meet some of our fundraisers

"I've decided to raise some moolah for The Mental Health Foundation of NZ so that one day, everyone in NZ can get access to the help they need when they need it." - Sarah. Ran the Auckland Marathon 2017 for the MHF.

"I was excited at the thought of the challenge, of an inspiration to help me get my life back on track, and above all the chance to raise money for mental health." - Claire.  Running the New York Marathon 2018 for the MHF.

“By running with the Mental Health Foundation I hope to spread awareness and understanding and let people know that there is always someone to talk to.”  - Zaimon.  Ran the Queenstown Marathon for the MHF.

"Mental health impacts people in so many ways, each different, each unique. I run to prove that you can do anything you want to when you put your mind to it." - Mark. Ran the Auckland Marathon 2017 for the MHF

"I'm running to raise money and awareness for The Mental Health Foundation of NZ - it's part of my goal to draw attention to the mental health issues my peers and I face as musicians and as part of the stressful and unforgiving entertainment industry."

Daniel, Auckland Marathon 2018

"Poor mental health effects so many people in my community I felt very strongly that I wanted to be part of the solution and by fundraising I feel that the donations I can receive will go towards helping many amazing people."

Michele, Inca Trail 2019

“This cause is one dear to my heart. Everyone knows someone impacted someway or another by mental illness and I, personally, have seen far too many people close to me affected by it.” 

Holly, Auckland Marathon 2018

"I am aware how many people are touched by mental health in New Zealand. We see this not only in the media, but in our community. I hope that fundraising can help in some way and that my taking part has helped raise awareness."

Fiona, Neon Night Walk | Run 4 Good 2018