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    CANBERRA TIMES MARATHON FESTIVAL

    21.1K

    16 April 2023

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

    7:50am start

    For the determined, dedicated and competitive runners, the Half Marathon will take you on a scenic course along Parliament and across Kings Ave Bridge with a Loop of Telopea to Finish. Commit yourself to the Half and start training today!

    21.1K PRICING

    (+ Service Fee 5.5%, incl. GST + Payment Processing Fee)

    Must be at least 16 years old on race day.

    EARLY BIRD

    $110/ADULT

    $110 / under 18

    STANDARD

    $125/ADULT

    $125 / under 18

    LAST MINUTE

    $135/ADULT

    $135 / under 18

    EVENT INFORMATION

    11:59PM DECEMBER 17
    EARLY BIRD PRICING ENDS

    11:59PM FEBRUARY 23

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

    11:59PM MARCH 2
    STANDARD PRICING ENDS

    11:59PM MARCH 30

    POSTAGE CUT OFF FOR RACE PACKS

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

     

    30 MIN BEFORE RACE START APRIL 16

    LAST MINUTE / ONLINE ENTRIES CLOSE  

    2PM - 6PM APRIL 14
    8AM - 4PM APRIL 15

    PRE EVENT RACE PACK AND MERCHANDISE COLLECTION - EVENT VILLAGE

    FROM 5:00AM APRIL 16

    EVENT DAY RACE PACK AND MERCHANDISE COLLECTION

    EVENT INFORMATION

    11:59PM NOVEMBER 17
    EARLY BIRD PRICING ENDS

    11:59PM FEBRUARY 23

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

    11:59PM MARCH 2

    STANDARD PRICING ENDS

    11:59PM MARCH 30

    POSTAGE CUT OFF FOR RACE PACKS

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

     

    30 MIN BEFORE RACE START APRIL 16

    LAST MINUTE / ONLINE ENTRIES CLOSE

    2PM - 6PM APRIL 14
    8AM - 4PM APRIL 15

    PRE EVENT RACE PACK AND MERCHANDISE COLLECTION - EVENT VILLAGE

    FROM 5:00AM APRIL 16

    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 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.

    Elevation difference low to high point: 44m

    Total elevation: approx 215m

     

    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 Kids starts

    21.1K

    General Information

    Age limits

    Participants must be 16 years + on race day.

     

    Start line

    King George Terrace, Parkes

    Half Marathon starts: 7:50am

    Half Marathon start closes: 8:05am

     

    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".

     

    Half Marathon road cut off

    8:10am All participants must have crossed the start line

    12:00pm Clear Kings Ave Bridge onto Bowen Drive (16.5km)

    1:00pm All participants must have crossed the finish line

     

    The timing system will record the 10.095km (halfway) split time

     

    Drink stations

    Located approximately every 2.5km - 3km on the course.

    Please note that FIXX Nutrition is the electrolyte and Gu is the gel supplier.

     

    Distance  

    Location

    Product

    First Aid

    Toilet

    Half Marathon 

     

     

     

     

     

    3.5km 

    Water 

    Yes 

    Yes 

     

    6km 

    Water and Electrolyte 

    Yes 

    Yes 

     

    8.5km 

    Water and Gels 

    Roving in area 

    No 

     

    12.5km 

    Water and Electrolyte 

    Roving in area 

    Yes 

     

    17km 

    Water 

    Yes 

    Yes 

     

    20km 

    Water and Electrolyte 

    Yes 

    Yes 

     

    Finish Line 

    Water Electrolyte 

    Yes 

    Yes 

     

    Pace leaders

    Will be from Sydney Striders

    Pace groups: 90mins, 1hr 40mins, 1hr, 45mins 1hr 50mins, 2hrs, 2hrs 10mins
     
    • If you are a participating athlete and wish to join a Pace Group, please look out for the Pace Group signs at the Start Area on race day. All Pace Group Leaders will be identifiable in event gear with their particular pace time clearly visible on their race BIB.

    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.  

     

    Wheelchair information

    Racing wheelchair:If you are a racing wheelchair please contact timing@solemotive.com to secure your spot. The racing wheelchair wave will start approximately 10 minutes before the official Half Marathon start – at 7:40am. Please be at the start line no later than 7:30am

     

    Non racing wheelchair:Sole Motive accommodates wheelchairs in our event. If you’re not a Racing Wheelchair Athlete, please start at the back of the final wave in your 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.
    16-19;20-29;30-39;40-49;50-59;60-69;70-79;80+
     

    Trophies and monetary prizes will be awarded to overall 1st, 2nd, 3rd male and female place getters*.

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

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