The Running Calendar websites are event listing calendars for running & walking, swimming, biking, triathlon, multisport and adventure race events in Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, the UK and USA. There are up to six 300x250px advertising slots on each website in the right column or inline in the content depending on screen / device size.
Website advertising costs
It's NZ$325* per month to advertise on the New Zealand website, currently getting around 250,000 to 300,000 impressions per month. The minimum booking is one month. There is no advertising space left in 2019 (and only July in 2020), but you can be added to the waitlist in case of any cancellations.
And it's AU$110* per week to advertise on the Australian website, currently getting around 400,000 to 500,000 impressions per month. Bookings are in 7 day blocks (Monday to Sunday) and the minimum booking is 1 week. We have ad space available from 24 June.
Prepayment is required at the time of booking to secure placement, by either direct banking to our ASB Bank account in NZ or Commonwealth Bank account in Australia, or by VISA or MasterCard.
(* +GST for NZ based businesses.)
If we do not have advertising space available for the timeframe you would like to place an ad, please send us an enquiry using the form below to be added to the waitlist in case of any cancellations.
Dimensions: 300x250 (i.e. 300 wide by 250 height)
File size limit: 100kb
Format: PNG, JPG or GIF (no Flash)
Animations: Animations are acceptable in GIF format, within the file size limit
Weekly newsletter advertising costs
We offer space at the top of each weekly email newsletter; this takes the form of a banner image and, a paragraph of text and links to your website. This is then also posted as a separate post to Facebook & Twitter later in the week. The cost is currently NZ$95 for the New Zealand newsletter and AU$140 for the Australian newsletter. Refer to the media kit below for further details about how this works.
Event entry discounts
We will also promote events via our weekly email, on Facebook & Twitter and approximately 100 automated emails that are sent each day if you supply a discount code for your event (e.g. 10% or $10 off). Discount codes are limited on the website to logged in premium members only. Again, refer to the media kit below for further details.
Statistical data, media kit & demographic data
Download stats for the last 24 months here in Excel format (April 2017 to March 2019).
The media kit includes demographic & regional data, all advertising options, and screenshots of what advertising looks like on the website and in our weekly email. These are up to date as of 1 April 2019.
- New Zealand Media Kit
- Australian Media Kit
More information and contact details
If you are interested in advertising or have any questions, please complete the form below or call Chris Hope +64 21 866-529
Send advertising enquiry
Please note this form is for buying paid advertising (the display ads that appear on the website) and not for adding an event listing. To submit details for an event listing, go to the Add Event page.
Paid links, paid content and 3rd party ad networks
No! We do not accept paid content or paid-for do-follow backlinks to your website. We are also not interested in using your advertising network or Google Adsense alternative.