Summer Starter

Canterbury’s most dynamic, fun and colourful fun run and walk.


2016 Entries

The Press Summer Starter is all about bringing Canterbury back together, focusing on our own well-being, marking the start of Summer with wellbeing. It's a healthy way to celebrate our city, back some great charities and bring colour to Eastern Christchurch! Run on!

Key Details

Get the low down on the route, start times, and the courses. We’ve made it as easy as possible for everyone to get involved and participate. We’ve aimed to leave no stone unturned, but if we’ve missed a detail on the how, why, what, where and when, just email


Summer Starter is also about raising money for some of Canterbury’s most important causes. We’ve got six charities, each with a colour… Choose the colour and cause for you, and $3 of your entry fee will automatically go to your chosen charity!