Preparing for the 2019 Christchurch Marathon (With Video)

Are you ready for the Christchurch marathon? Whether it is your first race, or you are a seasoned runner, we have some tips to help you get the most out of the marathon on Race Day: Sunday 2nd June 2019

Here is our pre race checklist

2h 15m – rise, snack & drink
2h – shower to warm up muscles
1h 45m – another snack & drink
1h 30m – leave for race (allow 30min per 20k)
1h – arrive at race, park car
1 hr5m – final energy gel or banana & drink
40m – personal drinks to info desk (42k only)
45m – drop gear at secure bag area
40m am – final toilet
30m – short jog to warm up
15m – line up, stretching while waiting

0m – Start the race

Where can I find out more? On the Christchurch Marathon Website

Here’s a great video on Christchurch marathon preparation:

It is from 2013 but is still relevant

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