The Ashley River Ramble is a fun event for all to walk, run or bike.

The Ramble follows an 11km course along the southern stopbanks of the Ashley River, starting at Waikuku and finishing at the Ashley Picnic Grounds, Rangiora.

And when you buy your ticket, you’ll be supporting a worthy local cause – in 2020 this is Koru Care Christchurch


Sunday 1st March 2020. Cyclists start at 9am and walkers / runners at 9.10am

Start at Waikuku Beach North Oval (90 Park Terrace) near the river estuary.
Finish at Ashley River Picnic Grounds (off Milton Ave) near the BMX Track, Rangiora

Transport back to Waikuku Beach will be available. People only (sorry, no space for bikes) and gold coin donation please.


$20 each adult, $10 each school age child … OR $40 total for a team or family of 4 !

Online ticket sales are now closed – BUT you can still register! Come along to Waikuku North Oval on Sunday 1st March at 8.00am and buy your tickets (cash only.) See you there!


This year your entry ticket will go towards supporting the Koru Care Christchurch, a volunteer group that provides special experiences for children who are seriously ill and may have ongoing medical conditions. Money raised will go towards children in the North Canterbury area.

Buy your ticket and support this worthy local cause.


Buy your ticket, get your wristband on the day and you’ll be in with a chance to win some great spot prizes.

Check the whiteboard from 10am at the Ashley Picnic Ground for your wristband number to see if you’re one of the lucky spot prize winners. These prizes have been kindly donated by our local sponsors – please support them!


View maps here >>
The east-to-west 11km route follows the river stop banks from Waikuku [A] to Rangiora [B] with its changing vistas of farm and river.

Map showing Waikuku Beach to Ashley Picnic Grounds
Waikuku Beach to Ashley River Picnic Grounds, with kilometres shown


The Ashley River Ramble is being run by Rangiora Lions, Rangiora Lionesses and Woodend Lions Clubs.


The Organisers would like to thank the following sponsors for their generosity in supporting the event :

Major Sponsor

  • Anytime Fitness Rangiora – $500 donation to Koru Care plus tshirts

Prize Sponsors

  • Artisan
  • Christchurch Casino
  • Dudley Park Aquatic Centre
  • Hanmer Springs Pools & Spa
  • Hanmer Top Ten Holiday Park
  • Hunters Element
  • Noel Leeming
  • Kings Mowers & Heating
  • Mitre10 Rangiora
  • Paper Tree
  • Rangiora Fitness Centre
  • Snap Fitness
  • Stevens
  • Stirling Sports
  • The Warehouse
  • Town Hall Cinemas
  • Warehouse Stationery

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