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    THE CANBERRA TIMES MARATHON FESTIVAL

    CHARTERPOINT 5.4K

    7 April 2024

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

    7:30am start

    Don't miss out on this thrilling opportunity to test your speed, endurance, and surpass your own expectations. Lace up your shoes, embrace the energy, and go for that PB in the 5.4km race! Perfect distance for new runners and experienced runners.

    5.4K PRICING

    Last Minute Pricing ends 30 min before race start on 7 April, 2024.

     

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    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.

    EARLY BIRD

    $85/ADULT

    $85 / under 18

    LAST MINUTE

    $65/ADULT

    $55 / under 18

    LAST MINUTE

    $65/ADULT

    $55 / under 18

    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 21

    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 21

    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

    The 5.4km course starts on King George Terrace, following the first 5km of the Canberra Times Marathon course.

    The 5.4km course takes in the sights of Old Parliament House and Parliament house before running past the venue and Questacon to get to Queensland Elizabeth Terrace. Queen Elizabeth Terrace will take you alongside Lake Burley Griffin and past National Flag Display before turning into Parkes Place East. This stretch will take you past the High Court of Australia, National Gallery of Australia and National Portrait Gallery before the final push down the finish line.

     

    For Google Maps, click here.

     

    Course subject to change.

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    Total elevation approx: 35m

    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

    9:00 am

    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

    5.4K

    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, Parkes

    5.4K starts: 7:30am

    5.4K start closes: 7:40am

     

    Drink stations

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

     

    Location

    Water 

    Toilet 

    First Aid Post or Roving in the Area 

    3.5k 

    Water 

    Yes 

    Roving 

     

    Location Product First Aid Toilet

    2.5k

    Water

    No

    Yes

    Finish Line

    Water & Electrolyte

    Yes

    Yes

     

    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 and how will the top 3 place getters be awarded?

    Yes, place getters will be awarded based on gun time rather than the adjusted time for each run (net time). Trophies and prizes will be presented to participants post-race.

     

    NOTE: Age group medals will be posted to the Top 3 placegetters in the following age groups 2-3 weeks after the event.

     

    5.4km:Under 12; 12-15; 16-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70-79; 80+

     

    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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