Events that suit everyone

The Manawatu striders have been running top quality events for 35 years and continue to provide great events to the Manawatu and the wider region. Every summer it attracts over 1500 Participants to its Super Sevens Series which is now one of the most successful run series in New Zealand.

Summer Super Sevens 

January 2018

Now one of the most successful run series in New Zealand the Super Sevens is a 7k or 3k run/walk around the streets of Palmerston North and include the Manawatu Bridle Track and Esplanade walk ways. 

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Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k and 5k 

Sunday 28th May 2017

The Striders Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k and 5k is the clubs premium event for the year. The event is based at Massey University and takes in the stunning scenery along the Manawatu Bridle Track and across the Fitzherbert bridge. With a distance to suit all levels this is a must do event for the year. 


Kahuterawa Classic

Saturday 14th October 2017

The Kahuterawa Classic is a challenge like no other. Based in the Kahuterawa Forest the event is run on soft running trails with undulations and fast downhills


Ashhurst to esplanade

Sunday 19th November 2017

The A2E is now three years old and growing in size every year. It is a point to point run the follows the Manawatu River Finishing in the Heart of Palmerston North at the Esplanade. 


Manawatu Schools road race