Run Canterbury 2019 - Semester 1

UC Rec & Sport Running Group

Run Canterbury

Take your run training to the next level! Prepare with our Run Canterbury training group to take on either a 10km, half marathon, or full marathon. Receive a tailored training plan towards your choice of event (e.g Christchurch, Tai Tapu, or Hanmer Springs races).

Join us in semester one and utilise our extremely successful programme (Christchurch Marathon - 12 week challenge). The team are very stoked to have the running group training together across the whole year.

Our coaching programme for Semester 1 includes

  • Comprehensive training and support package
  • Group runs (x2) each week
  • Group runs lead by pack leaders
  • Experienced, Intermediate, Completion groups/programmes available
  • Free Running T-shirt for all new programme partipants
  • 12 week training programme

Your support package 

  • Tailored online training plan designed by the Sports Science Centre® towards your choice of marathon event (half, 10km, full) which you can access on any device
  • TrainingPeaks athlete account to receive your training and monitor your progress
  • Group runs lead by pack leaders to keep you motivated (3 levels to choose from and we will help you find the right level)
  • Very active social media community to support you towards your goals
  • E-mail support with motivational and training advice
  • Discounted shoes and running gear from our partners The Frontrunner Colombo

The investment

We're confident you won't find a better price for this much training support!

  • UC Students and UC Staff $85 (includes T-Shirt)
  • Community $145 (includes T-Shirt)
  • Previous Run Canterbury participant $75 (any year) - amazing value! (Programme only)
  • Paying off the programme via installments is no problem and can be organised with Gary Gin (

There are a few key dates that we recommend you put in your diary now

  • Introductory meeting -  11 March 2019 (UC Rec Centre - Room 133)
  • Group runs runs will leave from UC Rec Centre reception (22 Kirkwood Ave, University of Canterbury, Ilam, Christchurch)
  • First pack run - Tuesday 12 March 2019 and will continue until the 2nd June (Christchurch Marathon weekend).

How to register

  • Online registrations please fill out the form by clicking here or click the button below. Then proceed to the checkout to finalise membership
  • For more information contact Gary Gin (03 369 0369, or pop into the UC Rec & Sport office (UC Rec Centre map)

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