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    CANBERRA TIMES MARATHON FESTIVAL

    2K KIDS

    7 April 2024

    Event Village: John Dunmore Lang Place, ACT
    Start Line: King George Terrace, ACT

    9:00am

    Join us in fostering a love for running and well-being in our young participants. Introducing the Kids Dash - open to all ages, this race is tailored for primary school kids. Parents or guardians are welcome to accompany their children if needed. Create unforgettable memories of fitness and fun!

    2K KIDS PRICING

     

    Standard Pricing ends 11:59PM Thursday 29 February 2024.

     

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    Children up to the age of 14 may participate.
    All entrants under the age of 5 must be accompanied by a non registered parent/guardian for the entire duration of the race.

    EARLY BIRD

    $30

    STANDARD

    $35

    LAST MINUTE

    $40

    EARLY BIRD

    $30

    STANDARD

    $35

    LAST MINUTE

    $40

    EVENT INFORMATION

    11:59PM AUGUST 31
    SUPER EARLY BIRD PRICING ENDS

    11:59PM NOVEMBER 16
    EARLY BIRD PRICING ENDS

    11:59PM FEBRUARY 29

    NAME ON BIBS CUT OFF
    *Only available for race bib postage

    11:59PM FEBRUARY 29

    STANDARD PRICING ENDS

    11:59PM MARCH 22

    POSTAGE CUT OFF FOR RACE BIBS

    *Anyone who enters after this date/time must collect their race pack

     

    30 MIN BEFORE RACE START APRIL 7

    LAST MINUTE / ONLINE ENTRIES CLOSE

    2PM - 6PM APRIL 5
    8AM - 4PM APRIL 6

    PRE EVENT RACE PACK AND MERCHANDISE COLLECTION - EVENT VILLAGE

    FROM 5:00AM APRIL 7

    EVENT DAY RACE PACK AND MERCHANDISE COLLECTION

    EVENT INFORMATION

    11:59PM AUGUST 31
    SUPER EARLY BIRD PRICING ENDS

    11:59PM NOVEMBER 16
    EARLY BIRD PRICING ENDS

    11:59PM FEBRUARY 15

    NAME ON BIBS CUT OFF
    *Only available for race bib postage

    11:59PM FEBRUARY 29
    STANDARD PRICING ENDS

    11:59PM MARCH 22

    POSTAGE CUT OFF FOR RACE BIBS

    *Anyone who enters after this date/time must collect their race pack

     

    30 MIN BEFORE RACE START

    LAST MINUTE / ONLINE ENTRIES CLOSE

    2PM - 6PM APRIL 5
    8AM - 4PM APRIL 6

    PRE EVENT RACE PACK AND MERCHANDISE COLLECTION - EVENT VILLAGE

    FROM 5:00AM APRIL 7

    EVENT DAY RACE PACK AND MERCHANDISE COLLECTION

    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 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 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 NOVEMBER 7 AT KING GEORGE TERRACE

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

    COURSE MAP

    Scenic run around Old Parliament House.

    Course subject to change.

    EVENT DAY TIMELINE

    5:00 am

    Event Village opens

    7:30 am

    5.4km starts

    6:15 am

    Marathon starts

    8:20 am

    Half Marathon starts

    7:00 am

    10km starts

    9:00am

    2km kids starts

    5:00 am

    Event Village opens

    6:15 am

    Marathon starts

    7:00 am

    10km starts

    7:30 am

    5.4km starts

    8:20 am

    Half Marathon starts

    9:00 am

    2km kids starts

    2K Kids

    General Information

    Age limits

    Children up to the age of 14 may participate. All entrants under the age of 5 must be accompanied by a non registered parent/guardian for the entire duration of the race.

     

    Parents/Guardians can participate in the 2km with their children free of charge and do not need to register to do so.

     

    Start line

    King George Terrace, Parkes

    2K starts: 9:00 am

    2K start closes: 9:15 am

     

    Drink stations

    There will be a drink station located at the finish of the 2K.

     

    Participant instructions

    Participant Instructions will be available for download closer to the event.

     

    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.  

    Will there be an awards ceremony at the end of the event?

    There will be no awards ceremony for the 2K race, however each child will be given a finisher's medal.

     

    Shuttle Bus Service

    There is limited parking near the event village and start line locations. There will be a shuttle bus service operating between Braddon and Commonwealth Avenue* to assist participants who want to avoid traffic congestion. The shuttle bus is $10 each way and can be booked through your registration.
     
    Options for all distances from Braddon (exact location to be confirmed) to Commonwealth Avenue (Across from Albert Hall):
     
    4:45am - Suitable for marathon participants
    5:45am - Suitable for 10k & 5.4k participants
    6:45am - Suitable for 5.4k and half marathon participants
     
    Return shuttle buses from Commonwealth Avenue(adjacent to Albert Hall) to Braddon (location to be confirmed):
     
    9:00am
    10:30am
    12:15pm
     
    *Please note that the drop off point at Commonwealth Avenue is a 700m walk from the event village and start line locations. There will be signage and volunteers to direct you once you get off the bus.
     
    **The cut off to register for the shuttle bus service is 11:59PM 7 March 2024.

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

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