Marathon, half marathon, 10km and 5.4km races and kids run in the center of the Australian capital along the shores of Lake Burley Griffin
The marker on the map indicates the city in which the race takes place and does not display the exact start or finish location.
marathon 2021 — 1.168,
half marathon 2021 — 2.270
€89—109 (AUD 140—170) marathon,
€74—83 (AUD 115—130) half marathon
The Canberra Marathon is an annual long-distance running event held in Canberra, Australia. The official name of the event is The Canberra Times Marathon Festival. About 6.500 athletes take part in marathon race and other competitions (1.168 runners completed marathon and 2.270 finished half marathon in 2021).
The Canberra Times Marathon Festival, established in 1976, is said to be the oldest city marathon in Australia.
Canberra races were omitted in 2000 and 2010, virtual races were held in 2020.
More about Canberra and its attractions you may find here.
The Canberra Times Marathon Festival 2021
Marathon race, 26.2mi/42.195km
The marathon race of 26.2mi/42.195km starts at 6:15 10 April 2022 (Sunday) from King George Terrace, Parkes, Canberra.
Age limit: at least 18 years old on race date.
Half Marathon race, 13.1mi/21.097km
The half marathon race of 13.1mi/21.097km starts at 7:50 10 April 2022 (Sunday) from King George Terrace, Parkes, Canberra.
Age limit: at least 16 years old on race date.
6.2mi/10km Race (10K Run)
The 6.2mi/10km race starts at 7:00 10 April 2022 (Sunday) from King George Terrace, Parkes, Canberra.
Age limit: at least 12 years old on race date.
Entry fee: €45—48 (AUD 70—75) for adults, €38—41 (AUD 60—65) for runners under 18 years old.
3.4mi/5.4km Race (5.4K Run)
The 3.4mi/5.4km race starts at 7:35 10 April 2022 (Sunday) from King George Terrace, Parkes, Canberra.
No age limit. Children under the age of 8 on event day must be accompanied by an adult (with an entry fee).
Entry fee: €32—38 (AUD 50—60) for adults, €26—32 (AUD 40—50) for runners under 18 years old.
Kids Race, 1.3mi/2km (2k Kids)
The kids race starts at 8:30 10 April 2022 (Sunday) from King George Terrace, Parkes, Canberra.
Age limit: up to 14 years old on race date. Children under the age of 5 on event day must be accompanied by an adult (with no entry fee).
Entry fee: €16—19 (AUD 25—30).
A one lap course of the Canberra Marathon (The Canberra Times Marathon Festival) 2022 tracks through streets and parks of the Australian capital. The route crosses Lake Burley Griffin, an artificial lake in the centre of Canberra, over Commonwealth Avenue Bridge and over Kings Avenue Bridge.
The course of the Canberra Half Marathon 2022 coincides with part of the marathon route.
The start of all the races of The Canberra Times Marathon Festival 2022 is on King George Terrace (Parkes, Canberra) in the vicinity of Old Parliament House, now the Museum of Australian Democracy
The finish line is close to the start, it is located at the West Lawns (Parkes Place West) near the National Rose Gardens that are in the Australian Commonwealth Heritage List.
The Canberra Marathon (The Canberra Times Marathon Festival) and Half Marathon 2022 participants are divided into starting blocks according to the expected finish time. The starting block is indicated by the letter on the bib number.
The time limit for completing the marathon is 6 hours, for the half marathon distance — 3 hours 40 minutes. Additional limits are applied for certain points of the course.
The pace makers of the Canberra Marathon (Canberra Times Marathon Festival) and Half Marathon 2022 provide the necessary pace in order to finish within a certain time. Finish times for marathon are following: 3:00, 3:15, 3:30, 3:45, 4:00, 4:15 hours. These are half marathon target times: 1:30, 1:40, 1:50, 2:00, 2:10 hours.
13 water and nutrition stations are located at the marathon route and 5 at the half marathon route. The stations provide runners with drinking water, Endura Electrolyte and Endura gel.
Before the start 10 April 2022 (Sunday), you may leave your personal belongings in the Event Village (Parkes Place West Lawns, Canberra). The stuff must be packed in your own bag, marked with a sticker that has your race number on it.
The routes of the Canberra Marathon (The Canberra Times Marathon Festival) and Half Marathon 2022 are certified by the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS).
You may sign up for races of The Canberra Times Marathon Festival 2022 online.
The online registration is open till 7 April 2022.
If slots are available you may sign up for the races 8—10 April 2022 (Friday—Sunday, including the race day) at the Event Village (Parkes Place West Lawns, Canberra).
You must register by 17 February 2022 to get your name on your bib number.
The entry fee for the Canberra Marathon (The Canberra Times Marathon Festival) 2022 varies depending on the date of purchase:
from 16 December 2021 to 24 February 2022 — €96 (AUD 150),
from 25 February 2022 — €109 (AUD 170).
The entry fee for the Canberra Half Marathon 2022 varies depending on the date of purchase:
from 16 December 2021 to 24 February 2022 — €74 (AUD 115),
from 25 February 2022 — €83 (AUD 130).
Till 10 March 2022, you may withdraw from the event with admin fee of €7 (AUD 10), the rest of your entry fee may be used in 1 year period to sign up for Sole Motive owned events. Until 8 April 2022, you may transfer your registration to another person with admin fee of €7 (AUD 10) or switch to another distance. More info is here.
Your Marathon or Half Marathon Race Entry includes:
- Bib number with time measuring chip
- Bag deposit
- Food and beverages stations, toilets along the course and after the race
- Pace maker service
- Finisher medal
- Online race results
- Digital race certificate with indicated finish time (via email)
- Medical aid if necessary
You may order at extra charge to receive SMS results — €1.3 (AUD 2), an iTAB to personalize your medal, Race Pack delivery by post — €6 (AUD 8.95).
You may pick up the Race Pack with your bib number at the Event Village (Parkes Place West Lawns, Canberra).
Pick-up desks schedule:
8 April 2022 (Friday) from 12:00 till 18:00,
9 April 2022 (Saturday) from 8:00 till 16:00,
10 April 2022 (Sunday) on race day from 5:00.
To enter any race of The Canberra Times Marathon Festival 2022 runners over 12 years old must show a proof of vaccination status.
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3. Jeff Chaseling 02:29:55
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3. Phoebe Pincus 02:55:36
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Date: 11 April 2021
Temperature: 5°C – 14°C (41°F – 58°F)
Wind: 19 km/h (12 mph)
Date: 14 April 2020
Temperature: 9°C – 21°C (48°F – 70°F)
Wind: 9 km/h (6 mph)
Date: 14 April 2019
Temperature: 9°C – 21°C (48°F – 70°F)
Wind: 9 km/h (6 mph)
Date: 15 April 2018
Temperature: 10°C – 15°C (49°F – 59°F)
Wind: 15 km/h (10 mph)
Date: 9 April 2017
Temperature: 8°C – 17°C (46°F – 62°F)
Wind: 5 km/h (3 mph)
Date: 10 April 2016
Temperature: 5°C – 23°C (42°F – 73°F)
Wind: 8 km/h (5 mph)
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