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    CANBERRA TIMES MARATHON FESTIVAL

    5.4K

    10 April 2022

    King George Terrace

    7:35am start

    The 5.4km race is great distance for new runners to aspire to, and can be a great test for more experienced short or long distance runners to grab themselves a PB.

    5.4K PRICING

    Get in earlypricing goes up 11:59PM Thursday 2 December

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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

    $45/ADULT

    $35 / under 18

    STANDARD

    $50/ADULT

    $40 / under 18

    LAST MINUTE

    $60/ADULT

    $50 / under 18

    EARLY BIRD

    $85/ADULT

    $85 / under 18

    EARLY BIRD

    $95/ADULT

    $95 / under 18

    STANDARD

    $95/ADULT

    $95 / under 18

    LAST MINUTE

    $105/ADULT

    $105 / under 18

    EVENT INFORMATION

    11:59PM DECEMBER 0
    EARLY BIRD PRICING ENDS

    11:59PM FEBRUARY 17

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

    11:59PM FEBRUARY 24

    STANDARD PRICING ENDS

    11:59PM MARCH 24

    POSTAGE CUT OFF FOR RACE PACKS

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

     

    11:59PM APRIL 7

    LAST MINUTE / ONLINE ENTRIES CLOSE

    12PM - 6PM APRIL 8
    8AM - 4PM APRIL 9

    PRE EVENT RACE PACK AND MERCHANDISE COLLECTION - EVENT VILLAGE

    FROM 5:00AM APRIL 10

    EVENT DAY RACE PACK AND MERCHANDISE COLLECTION

    EVENT INFORMATION

    11:59PM DECEMBER 2
    EARLY BIRD PRICING ENDS

    11:59PM FEBRUARY 17

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

    11:59PM FEBRUARY 24STANDARD PRICING ENDS

    11:59PM MARCH 24

    POSTAGE CUT OFF FOR RACE PACKS

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

     

    11:59PM APRIL 7

    LAST MINUTE / ONLINE ENTRIES CLOSE

    12PM - 6PM APRIL 8
    8AM - 4PM APRIL 9

    PRE EVENT RACE PACK AND MERCHANDISE COLLECTION - EVENT VILLAGE

    FROM 5:00AM APRIL 10

    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.

    Course subject to change.

    EVENT DAY TIMELINE

    5:00 am

    Event Village opens

    7:35 am

    5.4km starts

    6:15 am

    Marathon starts

    7:50 am

    Half Marathon

    7:00 am

    10km starts

    8:30 am

    2km starts

    5:00 am

    Event Village opens

    6:15 am

    Marathon starts

    7:00 am

    10km starts

    7:35 am

    5.4km starts

    7:50 am

    Half Marathon starts

    8:30 am

    2km 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: 7:35am

    5.4K start closes: 7:45am

     

    Priority Start

    Any participant who plans on running under 4min/km can apply for a priority start at the front of the start. Please upload your "proof of results when you register".

     

    5.4K road cut off

    7:45am All participants must have crossed the Start Line

    1:00pm All participants must have crossed the Finish Line

     

    Drink stations

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

     

    Pace leaders

    TBC

     

    Participant instructions

    Will be available to 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.

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

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