Are you ready for the Christchurch City to Surf March 19 2017

Christchurch city to surf

With less than one month to go its time to beat the feet in preparation for the  annual Christchurch City to Surf.

Who can participate race?

This fun run can be enjoyed by the whole family so lets go ahead and make this the biggest race yet.

How long is it?

Depending on your fitness level you can opt to do a 6km or a 14km run.  Starting at 9am from Centennial Park, Pioneer Stadium, the course is about 14km and predominately follows the Heathcote River to finish within the playing fields at Ferrymead.

How much will it cost to enter?

Just $20 – 30 per person, why not put a school or work team together. If you get in early you can secure the early bird price. otherwise it is $30 on the day.

How do I enter?

Join with family and friends and purchase your entries online now at this link…

New To Running the Christchurch City to Surf? Here is a tip:

If you are new to running one of the biggest mistakes you can make is biting off more than you can chew. If you would like to get your body use to running longer distances then there are some great phone apps out there that can help you build up your stamina and endurance like the couch to 5k or couch to 10k phone apps.  They work by getting you to run for a minute or two then walk for a minute or two then repeat so you can start to build up endurance and you will be running like a pro in no time.

Sore legs after running?

Running can put pressure on our legs and often the muscles around our knees, calves or gluteus can begin to feel tight. Massage is a great way to help with lactic acid build up and tightness. Be kind to our body and give it a massage, be it on a foam roller, stretching out with yoga or from one of our sports masseuses.

Where are you running?

We would love to see your running pictures. Be sure to tag us by using #sportsmedchch as your hashtag on instagram or facebook.

Happy Running.

Do you have questions about the City2Surf? Ask them below in the comments section.

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