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    2K KIDS DASH

    THE CANBERRA TIMES MARATHON FESTIVAL

    11 April 2021

    Parkes Place West

    8:30am Start

    We’re all about encouraging the next generation to stay active and there’s no better way to keep fit than a kids run!

    The Kids Dash is open to all ages and is aimed at primary school aged kids. If required, children can be accompanied by an adult.

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    Download your Race Day Guide here.

    COURSE MAP

    Scenic course around Parliament, across the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge and along Parkes Way before crossing back over the Kings Ave Bridge to complete a loop of Telopea before finishing.

    Course subject to change.

    EVENT INFORMATION

    START TIME

    DISTANCE

    START LINE

    FINISH LINE

    AGE LIMIT

    8:30am

    2km

    King George Terrace

    West Lawns (Parkes Place West)

    The Kids Dash is open to all ages and is aimed at primary school aged kids. All entrants under the age of 5 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian for the entire duration of the race.

    FAQs

    START TIME / START LINE / FINISH LINE

    • Kids Dash Start Time: 8:30am (cut off 8:40am)
    • Kids Dash Start Line: King George Terrace
    • Kids Dash Finish: West Lawns

    CAN I ENTER ON DAY?

      • Onsite entries will be available on Friday and Saturday from the Event Village.
      • There will be no entries on Sunday.

    CLOTHING STORAGE

    • Clothing storage is available in the Event Village. Look for the ‘Bag Drop’ marquee.

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      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.

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    Note: Any clothes left at the start line will be donated in our charity bin. These won't be available for collection at a later date.

    PARKING INFORMATION

      • There is ample parking within walking distance to the race start and finish area. Public Parking is available at the following locations:

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        Friday (Race Pack Collection)
        P1 – Treasury Building car park – access via Langton Crescent

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        Saturday (Race Pack Collection)
        P2 – John Gorton Building – Access from Dorthy Tangney Place
        P3 – Questacon Car park – Access via Queen Elizabeth Drive
        P4 – National Gallery – Access from King Edward Terrace via Kings Avenue only

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        Sunday

      • P1 - Treasury Building car park - access via Langton Crescent
        P2 – John Gorton Building – Access from Dorthy Tangney Place


      • Please note the Southbound lane on Kings Avenue will be closed for participants.
        If you are driving to the event, please read parking signs carefully to ensure you have parked legally.

       

    KIDS DASH PRICING

      • Standard Pricing Ends: 11:59PM, 11 March 2021
      • Last Minute Pricing Ends: 11:59PM, 8 April 2021

       

      Onsite entries available on Friday and Saturday only.

    AGE LIMIT

    • The Kids Dash is open to all ages and is aimed at primary school aged kids. All entrants under the age of 5 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian for the entire duration of the race.

    RACE PACK PICKUP / POSTAGE

    Option 1 –Postage: If you wish to have your race pack posted to you, you must register before 11:59pm, 25 March 2021. Please note, a delivery fee of $8.95 applies.

     

    Option 2 – Pickup at the event site:

     

    If you registered after 11:59pm, 25 March 2021 you must collect your Race Pack at the event site on the following dates:

    Friday 9 April from 3:00pm - 7:00pm,

    Saturday 10 April from 8:00am - 4:00pm

    Sunday 11 April from 5:00am

    PUBLIC TRANSPORT

    • Due to the early start time for the event and road closures please refer to Transport Canberra’s website to plan your journey.

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      Please note that there will be no event specific shuttles.