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    THE CANBERRA TIMES FUN RUN 5K

    6 November 2022

    King George Terrace

    9:30am start

    A fun run for friends and family with a point to point course.

    Starting at King George Terrace you’ll run down flat, open roads, passing by the Parliamentary Triangle and Lake Burley Griffin ending at Rond Terrace. Relax in the village post race with entertainment for families and friends.

     

    Please note that that this distance is starting in a different location to the half marathon, 10K and 2K kids run.

    5K PRICING
    (+ Service Fee 5.5%, incl. GST + Payment Processing Fee)

    Get in early to ensure you lock in your preferred wave start time.

    The price goes up 11:59PM Thurs 18 August

    EARLY BIRD

    $44/ADULT

    $31 / under 18

    STANDARD

    $49/ADULT

    $36 / under 18

    LAST MINUTE

    $54/ADULT

    $41/ under 18

    EARLY BIRD

    $40/ADULT

    $30 / under 18

    STANDARD

    $45/ADULT

    $45 / under 18

    LAST MINUTE

    $50/ADULT

    $50 / under 18

    EARLY BIRD

    $44/ADULT

    $31 / under 18

    STANDARD

    $49/ADULT

    $36 / under 18

    LAST MINUTE

    $54/ADULT

    $41 / under 18

    FAMILY PACKAGE

    15% off 2 Adults and 2 Under 18 across any distance (excludes 2k kids run)

    EVENT INFORMATION

    EARLY BIRD PRICING ENDS - 11:59PM AUGUST 19

    STANDARD PRICING ENDS - 11:59PM OCTOBER 8

    RACE BIB NAME CUT OFF - 11:59PM SEPTEMBER 30

    POSTAGE CUT OFF FOR RACE PACKS - 11:59PM OCTOBER 21

    LAST MINUTE ONLINE ENTRIES CLOSE - 11:59PM NOVEMBER 5

    RACE PACK COLLECTION ON SITE - 12AM - 4PM NOVEMBER 6

    EVENT DAY RACE PACK COLLECTION - FROM 5:30AM NOVEMBER 7

    *HM, 10km and 2km kids ONLY race pack collection & entries Rond Terrace

    Please note you cannot collect 5km race packs from here on race day

     

    EVENT DAY RACE PACK COLLECTION - FROM 8AM NOVEMBER 7

    *5km Race Pack Collection and entries at Start line on King George Terrace

    EVENT INFORMATION

    EARLY BIRD PRICING ENDS - 11:59PM 18 AUGUST

    STANDARD PRICING ENDS - 11:59PM 6 OCTOBER

    RACE BIB NAME CUT OFF - 11:59PM 29 SEPTEMBER

    POSTAGE CUT OFF FOR RACE PACKS - 11:59PM 16 OCTOBER

    LAST MINUTE ONLINE ENTRIES CLOSE - AT START OF RACE 6 NOVEMBER

    RACE PACK COLLECTION ON SITE - 11AM - 4PM 5 NOVEMBER

    EVENT DAY RACE PACK COLLECTION - FROM 5:45AM 6 NOVEMBER AT ROND TERRACE EVENT VILLAGE

    *HM, 10km and 2km kids ONLY race pack collection & entries Rond Terrace

    Please note you cannot collect 5km race packs from here on race day

     

    EVENT DAY RACE PACK COLLECTION - FROM 8AM 6 NOVEMBER AT KING GEORGE TERRACE

    *5km Race Pack Collection and entries at Start line on King George Terrace

    EVENT INFORMATION

    11:59PM
    18 AUGUST

    EARLY BIRD PRICING ENDS

    6 NOVEMBER

    LAST MINUTE / ONLINE ENTRIES CLOSE (AT THE START OF EACH EVENT)

    11:59PM
    29 SEPTEMBER

    RACE BIB NAME CUT OFF

    11:00AM - 4:00PM 5 NOVEMBER

    RACE DAY COLLECTION ON SITE

    11:59PM
    6 OCTOBER

    STANDARD PRICING ENDS

    FROM 5:45AM 6 NOVEMBER AT ROND TERRACE EVENT VILLAGE

    EVENT DAY RACE PACK COLLECTION

    *HM, 10km and 2km kids ONLY race pack collection & entries from Rond. Terrace Please note you cannot collect 5km race packs from here on event day

    11:59PM
    16 OCTOBER

    POSTAGE CUT OFF FOR RACE PACKS

    FROM 8.00AM 6 NOVEMBER AT KING GEORGE TERRACE

    EVENT DAY RACE PACK COLLECTION

    *5km Race pack collection ONLY at start line on King George Terrace

    COURSE MAP

    The 5km is a point to point event starting on King George Terrace and finishes at Rond Terrace. Please refer to course map below.

     

    EVENT DAY TIMELINE

    5:45 am

    Event Village opens Half/10k/2k for Race Pack collection

    8:00am

    5km start line opens for Race Pack Collection at King George Terrace

    6:30am

    Half Marathon starts

    9:30am

    5km starts

    8:15am

    10km starts

    10:15am

    2km Kids event start

    5:45am

    Event Village opens Half/10k/2k for Race Pack collection

    6:30am

    Half Marathon starts

    8:15am

    10km starts

    8:00am

    5km start line opens for Race Pack Collection

    9:30am

    5km starts

    10:15am

    2km Kids even start

    5K

    General Information

    Age Limits

    All children under the age of 8 years old must be accompanied by a guardian. The child’s guardian must be entered in the event.

     

    Start Line

    King George Terrace, Canberra
    5k starts 9:30am
    5k start closes 9:40am
    PLEASE NOTE that this is a different start line than the half marathon, 10K and 2K kids run.

     

    Will there be an awards ceremony at the end of the event and how will the top 3 place getters be awarded?

    Yes, placegetters will be awarded based on gun time rather the adjusted time for each run (net time). If any runner wants to place in this event, they must start in the first wave. Trophies will be presents to participants post-race. Approximately 30mins after the winner of each distance finishes.

     

    5K Road Cut off

    5km road cut off: 10:45AM

    If participants do not make road cut off times they will be allowed to complete the course on the footpaths.

     

    Drink Stations
    There will be a drink station located at approximately the 2.5km mark.

     

    Participant Instructions

    Will be available to download closer to the event.

     

    How do I get back to the start of the 5km event?

    There will be shuttle buses operating from the finish line transporting participants back to the 5km start line. Please see below for details:

    Pick up point: Rond Terrace, Commonwealth Park

    Drop off point: Parkes Place West, Parkes

    Shuttle times: The shuttle bus will run from 10:30am until 11:30am

    *Please note that no animals are allowed to travel on buses

     

    Clothing Storage

    Clothing storage is available during the run/walk. Your race number features a tear-off strip for you to attach to your backpack or clothing bag. Do not leave any valuables in your bag as we cannot accept responsibility for valuables lost or stolen. 

     

    We no longer offer single-use plastic bags at the bag drop, so please remember to bring your own bag to the event.  

    For more event information, visit our FAQ's page.

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    Standard

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    Last minute

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    $40

    Standard

    $45

    Last minute

    $50

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    Standard

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    Last minute

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    2K

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    Standard

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    Last minute

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    WHAT TO EXPECT

    On the Day

    On-course entertainment

    Kids entertainment

    Event village

    Post-race freebies

    Everything Sorted

    Medals

    Electronic timing & results

    KM markers

    Drinks stations

    THANKS TO OUR OFFICIAL PARTNERS