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Queenstown International Marathon

There is always something on in Queenstown, whether it be the main events like the Queenstown Winter Festival, the Queenstown Bike Festival and the Summerdaze Festival or the one-day events like the Queenstown Marathon or Motatapu Race. The event calendar is jam packed all year round with loads of great things to get involved in, so check out what's on in Queenstown while you are in town and get amongst it!

Queenstown International Marathon

18th Nov 2017

Yes it's coming back for it's 4th year in 2017!

Queenstown Marathon is a new international running festival incorporating 42km, 21km, 10km and 3km kids run options.

Set between the backdrop of the world renowned Crown and Remarkable mountain ranges, and taking in the best highlights of the Queenstown Lakes region including Millbrook resort, Arrowtown, Lakes Hayes, Shotover River, Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown Gardens and finishing in the heart of Queenstown itself.

Easy running on a mainly flat, fast course, with a few undulations to keep it interesting. The course offers a unique mix of running terrain, with 70% of the course on smooth hard packed trails and 30% on road.


Event Info:

Race Date: Saturday 18 November 2017

Distances: Marathon, Half-Marathon, 10KM, 3KM Kids Run

Start Times: 7:30am for 10km, 8:00am for Half-Marathon, 9:00am for Marathon and 1:00pm for Kids Run

Finish Line: Queenstown Memorial Centre Recreation Ground

Entries Open: Thursday 1st December 2016 until Sold Out. So get in quick!

Prices: Join up online at Queenstown Marathon with entry prices from $25 - $159

Map: Queenstown Marathon - Full Course Map

Full Marathon Course Overview: 

Easy running on a mainly flat course, with a few undulations to keep it interesting. The course offers a unique mix of running terrain, with 70% of the course on smooth hard packed trails and 30% on road.  

The course takes in the best highlights of the region including Millbrook, Arrowtown, Arrow River, Lake Hayes, Old Shotover Bridge, Twin Rivers trail, Lake Wakatipu and Queenstown Gardens.

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