Represent Wellington at the 2014 Senshu International City Marathon

We are looking for a marathon runner to represent Wellington in the 2014 Senshu International City Marathon in Osaka, Japan on 16 February 2014

If you are:

  • keen to be an ambassador for Wellington City
  • able to contribute and participate in the Wellington Sakai Association after you return
  • have completed marathons
  • a regular runner, fit and in training
  • able to run a mostly flat-course marathon in winter conditions in four hours or less
  • a Wellington CIty resident 18 years or over

Our successful representative will travel FREE to Japan, staying three nights in a hotel and three nights in a Japanese homestay. This wonderful opportunity comes from Wellington’s sister-city link with Sakai City, one of the host cities for the Senshu Marathon. 

For further details, contact Christine Jones on or call 386 3314.

Please apply by downloading the application form from Wellington City Council’s website or 

Email to or post it to Wellington Sakai Association, PO Box 7215, Wellington 6242 by Friday 25 October.

Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed and then the finalists will go into a draw to win. 

Listen to Newstalk ZB’s ‘All Sport Breakfast’ 7–9am, Saturday 9 November, when the Mayor of Wellington will announce the winner.