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    THE CANBERRA TIMES MARATHON FESTIVAL

    THE CANBERRA TIMES MARATHON FESTIVAL

    RACE DAY IN:

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    IT'S RACE DAY!

    Good luck to all the runners!

    NEW in 2024! All marathon finishers will receive a FREE finisher t-shirt.

     

    Experience the history of the Capital City at the Canberra Times Marathon Festival on 7 April 2024. This prestigious event offers five different distances that each showcase the captivating beauty of Canberra's lakeside and surroundings.

     

    Choose from the AIMS certified courses: Marathon, Half Marathon and 10km, or the 5.4km or Kids' 2km fun run. All races start near the Old Parliament House and allow you to soak in the scenic views of Lake Burley Griffin and the National Triangle.

     

    Join runners of all levels in this extraordinary celebration of running - whether you're a seasoned athlete or a beginner, this festival is a must for experiencing the essence of running amidst the timeless charm of Canberra.

     

    Join in the fun all weekend long with the Canberra Times Marathon Festival Expo from the 5th to the 7th April!

    PARTICIPANT INSTRUCTIONS

    Get up-to-date on everything you need to know for your upcoming race day at The Canberra Times Marathon Festival.

    THE TCA CANBERRA TIMES MARATHON FESTIVAL APP IS NOW LIVE

    Download the TCS Canberra Marathon Festival App now via the button below and familiarise yourself with it before race-day.

     

    With the app on race-day, you can track your run and have your friends and family track your run too along with a number of other exciting features that will make your race-day as smooth and filled with fun as possible!

    ABBOTT WORLD MARATHON MAJOR AGE GROUP WORLD RANKING

     

    Not only is The Canberra Times Marathon Festival 2024 exhilarating on its own, but it is also a Abbott World Marathon Major Age Group World Rankings qualifying race! If you're 40 years or older, this is your chance to secure a worldwide ranking and challenge yourself against dedicated runners from across the globe. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to showcase your running prowess, achieve global recognition, and potentially join the other elite athletes at the AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Championships! There are 3 ways to qualify for the championships, red more here.

    7th April 2024

    42.2K - 21.1k - 10K
    5.4K - 2K kids

    Event Village: John Dunmore Lang Place

    DISTANCES

    13.5K

    Walk or Run

    Early Bird

    $60

    Standard

    $65

    Last minute

    $70

    5K

    Walk or Run

    Early Bird

    $40

    Standard

    $45

    Last minute

    $50

    21.1K

    Early Bird

    $85

    Standard

    $95

    Last minute

    $105

    10K

    Early Bird

    $55

    Standard

    $60

    Last minute

    $65

    5K

    Early Bird

    $40

    Standard

    $45

    Last minute

    $50

    GUIDE TO CANBERRA 2024

    Explore our Guide to Canberra which has been specially curated for you to plan your weekend in the capital city and make the most of it.

     

    Discovery why Canberra is a charming city with the best places to stay, to enjoy a meal at, and things to do during your visit.

     

    This guide will help you create the perfect itinerary so download it now via the button below.

    WHAT TO EXPECT

    TECHNICAL / PROFESSIONAL / CREDIBILITY

    • TCS tracking App
    • IAAF-AIMS Certified​
    • Electronic Timing & Results
    • Abbott World Marathon Majors Age Group World Rankings

    SMASH YOUR PB

    • Fast and open course
    • TCS tracking app
    • Training tips
    • Race day medal

    COMMUNITY

    We invite run clubs and groups to join us as we race around this fast, yet open course.

    EXPO

    Enjoy the offers from our expo partners available over the race weekend.

    View more here.

    Contact Jane for more info.

    AWARDS

    Monetary prizes for Marathon and Half Marathon (1st, 2nd, and 3rd)

    Trophies for Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k, and 5.4k (1st, 2nd, and 3rd)

    Age Category medals for male and female posted after event (1st, 2nd, and 3rd)

    EVENT DAY TIMELINE

    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

    5:00 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

    FUNDRAISING

     

    Sole Motive is passionate about supporting runners to fundraise and we want to give extra meaning to your training by allowing you to support the causes you love. Giving is more than just money, it’s the time, effort and voice you give that makes the difference. So join us, rally behind your favourite charity and make your run count in 2024.
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