South Island Half Marathon

Lake Hood

South Island Half Marathon

Sunday 5th August 2018 - Lake Hood

Half Marathon (21km)

  • Run
  • Hybrid
  • Walk

1/6th Marathon (7km)

  • Run
  • Walk

Kidz Dash (1.5km)

  • 7 - 13 year olds

The South Island Half Marathon is being held on Sunday 5th of August 2018 at Lake Hood Ashburton. This beautiful lake will host the South Island Half Marathon and 1/6 Marathon.

Held in the beautiful Lake Hood catchment, the run will see runners run around the lake and experience amazing water views throughout the run.  Then some of the most amazing home and garden settings and reserves in the South Island.

South Island Half Marathon will cater for all runners; whether you’re a beginner or an elite runner, this fast-flat course will give you the opportunity to do one of the fastest half’s you’ve ever done.

There will be a walking section in both the ½ and 1/6 marathon, plus the introduction of a Hybrid in the 1/2 marathon this year "This allows you to run a bit and walk a bit".  With the Kidz Dash being a 1.5km run, this giving them a flavour of the experience of running at the lake and subdivision. 

The South Island Half Marathon will also be Race 1 of the Finesse Finance - Half Marathon Series.  With this, your best 2 Half Marathon’s being counted out of the 3 Half Marathon's, including Canterbury Half Marathon - Pegasus Town and Christchurch Motorway Half Marathon's.

Start Times:

  • All Walkers and Hybrid will start at 9:30am with race brief at 9:25am.
  • All Runners will start at 10:00am with race brief at 9:50am. 
  • The Kidz Dash will start at 10:08am with race brief at 10:05am