Sport Canterbury delivers events across the Canterbury West Coast region. Everything we do is about getting, and keeping, people engaged in sport and physical activity.

Our flagship events include the Marriotts Hadlee Sports Awards, Regional Sports Awards, Mitre 10 MEGA - A Run to Remember, Hellers Pegasus Fun Run, Sea2Sea Challenge and UC Education Mud Run for Secondary School Students.


April 28 - June 18

Be Active Programmes - Term 2
Christchurch - Various Locations, Christchurch
Sport Canterbury's Green Prescription team delivers eight week Be Active programmes, which provide an opportunity to try a range of activities and discuss topics that support a healthy lifestyle.

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May 22

South Canterbury Sports Awards
The Southern Trust Events Centre, 70 Morgans Road, Timaru
Sport Canterbury, in association with the Timaru Herald and Trust Aoraki, presents the 2015 South Canterbury Sports Awards.

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May 31

Christchurch Airport Marathon
Cathedral Square, Christchurch
Inspired by the 1974 Commonwealth Games marathon, the Christchurch Airport Marathon event is renowned as one of the fastest courses in the world. But it is also one of the most scenic and supportive.

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June 14

UC Education Secondary Schools Mud Run
Motukarara Racecourse, Banks Peninsula, Motukarara
The UC Education Mud Run provides mid-winter relief - pure muddy, messy fun - for Canterbury secondary school students. You'll be inspired by the challenge... and the mud! Entry is $25 per student.

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June 21

Selwyn Have a Go Day
Lincoln Event Centre, Lincoln
This event is designed to showcase what sport and recreation activities Lincoln and the wider Selwyn District has to offer - from hula hoops to archery, skateboarding to spin.

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June 24

Jump Jam Extravaganza
Theatre Royal, Timaru
Jump Jam is a schools’ aerobic based fitness programme used widely by primary schools across New Zealand.

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June 28

Mud, Sweat & Tears
Motukarara Racecourse, Banks Peninsula, Motukarara
This event is about having fun whilst challenging your physical and mental strength. If you have average fitness, determination and a sense of fun, you will have a ball!

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September 26 - October 4

NZCT South Island Masters Games
Saxton Field, Nelson
This is a nine day festival of sport, 40+ events, ages 30+, themed dance parties, social and competitive grades. Come play in Nelson!

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February 12 - February 14

Touch Junior National Championships
North Hagley Park, Christchurch
Touch New Zealand has confirmed North Hagley Park as the venue for both National Championships and Junior National Championships in 2016.

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February 21

Mitre 10 MEGA - A Run to Remember
Victoria Park, Christchurch
Mitre 10 MEGA - A Run to Remember is a 10km charity fun run/walk to honour those who lost their lives in the February 2011 earthquake.

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Spaces, Places & People

A shared vision for the recovery of sport and recreation across Greater Christchurch.

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