Auckland Marathon

2015 Auckland Marathon ParticipantsJoin the Cancer Society team for the Auckland Marathon 2019 and make your run count!

We're looking for awesome people like you to join Cancer Society’s Auckland Marathon team. Join us on the start line on Sunday 20th October 2019 and you will help us provide care, comfort and hope for New Zealanders with cancer.

You don't have to be a fitness buff to take part. You can run or walk and there are three distances to choose from:

  • 12km Traverse
  • Half Marathon - 21km 
  • Full Marathon - 42km

As an official Charity Hero for Cancer Society, you'll receive:

  • FREE entry into your chosen eventFinish line
  • Free Cancer Society Dri fit T-shirt
  • Comprehensive 16 week training guide
  • Online fundraising web page & fundraising support
  • Pre-race team function for you and your supporters at Cancer Society's Domain Lodge
  • Free bus or ferry transport to the start line
  • Free finish line photo
  • Charity hero medal
  • Cancer Society supporters to cheer you on during the race
  • Post race hospitality and massage

All you have to do is pledge to raise a minimum amount for the Cancer Society:

  • Marathon: $2,000
  • Half Marathon: $1,500
  • 12km Traverse: $1,000

If the minimum amount is a bit of a stretch, don't worry, you can still be part of the Cancer Society team. Just visit the Auckland Marathon website and purchase your own event entry, then select Cancer Society as your fundraising charity of choice. With this option there's no minimum fundraising amount required, but if you raise $200 you'll receive a free Cancer Society Dri fit T-shirt!  

Apply now

To apply to become a Charity Hero for Cancer Society, fill out the form below. If you have any questions, contact Sue on 09 308 0169 or