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2016 Event Photos

Photos taken of the 2016 Cadbury Dunedin Marathon can now be viewed and purchased.


Seminar Presentations

The 2016 Cadbury Dunedin Marathon Seminar took place on Wednesday 8th June at the Sargood Center Logan Park Drive


Cadbury Dunedin Marathon

2016 Cadbury Dunedin Marathon will be held on Sunday 11th September. Re live some of the moments from the 2015 event.


As we look ahead to the 2017 Cadbury Dunedin Marathon, we will be looking back on the early years as we build up to this year's event on Sunday 10th September. It will be the 39th year, the 33rd year for the Caversham Harrier and Athletic Club, and we celebrate 30 years of Cadbury's sponsorship. Today we look back to 1979, the  first ' Harbour Marathon ' organisied by the Otago Branch of the New Zealand Federation of Sport Medicine.

To View 1979 "First Harbour Marathon" including Results ... CLICK HERE

1979 Marathon  

Running dynamo Bernie Portenski in hospice, still smiling and cracking jokes

Portenski, 67, was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in May, three days before the Rotorua Marathon, preventing her from running it for a 34th consecutive time.

An always-smiling, nonstop wise-cracking runner who qualified for the 1992 Olympics, won three Rotorua Marathons, twice completed an Ironman and was 1998 Wellingtonian of the Year, Portenski went into the hospice this month, where she is bedridden, yet upbeat

Bernie setting Cadbury Dunedin Marathon course record in 1992 which still stands

2h : 47m ; 04s


The 2017 Cadbury Dunedin Marathon, Half Marathon and Quarter Marathon will be held on Sunday 10th September 2017. "Online Entry" and "Entry Forms" will be available in early June 2017


One of the advantages of starting the marathon at Harrington Point on the Otago Peninsula, competitors can view Port Chalmers (finish) across the water from the start line; they need to run the 42.2k to get there. This year the view was not possible as fog formed a blanket on the Otago harbour which set the scene for ideal conditions for the 154 marathon runners in the 2016 Cadbury Dunedin Marathon.


 There was movement a plenty at the Sargood Centre as the Quarter Marathon Runners ( 253 ) and Walkers ( 121 ) got set for their 9.15am start. Following on at 9.30am ( 696 ) Half Marathon runners and at 9.33am ( 141 ) Half Marathon Recreational Walkers. All sent on their merry way by "Piper Dan O'Brien".

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 The Caversham Harrier and Athletic Club is pleased to confirm the Fifth CHILDREN'S MARATHON CHALLENGE in conjunction with the Cadbury Dunedin Marathon. The final 2.195 kilometres of the Children's Marathon Challenge will be run around Logan Park finishing inside the Caledonian GroundonSunday 11th September, 2016. Upon crossing the finish line, each runner will be greeted by an Otago sporting personality. They can also witness the start of the Half Marathon run and walk from the Sargood Centre.

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