Run one of the world's most scenic marathon courses, taking in some of Sydney's most spectacular and historic landmarks including the Harbour Bridge and Opera House

Blackmores Sydney Marathon Event Information
When Sunday 18 September 2016
Distance 42.195km
RegistrationClick here to Register >>
Entry Prices $135 - $195 Click here for More Details >>
Start Time

7:15am (Wheelchair)

Start & Finish Location

Start at Bradfield Park, Milson's Point travel over the main deck of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and finish at the Sydney Opera House

Start Line Cut-off 7:30am (All entrants must cross the start line by this time)
Start GroupsClick here >> NOTE: All four events in the Blackmores Sydney Running Festival are seeded into groups A, B and C this is based on times.
Course Information

Course map >>
Drink stations >>
Course cut-off & redirection points >>
Street by street description >>
Course profile >>
Course video tour >>

Refreshment Stations

IsoWhey and GU gels will be available at selected drink stations along the course *subject to changes. A designated marathon only refreshment station will be located after the finish line.
Cut-off & Redirection Points Approx. 00:08:32 per km or better
Overall cut-off time 6 hours >>
Pace Makers

To assist you in achieving your personal best, pace setters will be provided by Sydney Striders. Each Pace Maker will be holding a coloured flag and will wear an identifiable singlet which will have the pace time marked on the back.

There will be a pacer for the following times;
3hrs, 3hrs 15mins, 3hrs 30mins, 3hrs 45mins, 4hrs, 4hrs 15mins, 4hrs 30mins, 4hrs 45mins, 5hrs, 5hrs 30mins & 6hrs. Click here for more information >>

Age Categories 18-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70-74; 75-80; 81-85; 86-90; 91-95; 96-99, 100+
Age RestrictionsEntrants must be a minimum of 18 years of age to enter the Marathon.
Prize Money Male & female prize money 1st - $10,000, 2nd - $5,000, 3rd - $2,500, 4th - $1,500, 5th - $1,000, 6th - $500
Wheelchair prize money 1st - $2,500, 2nd - $750, 3rd - $500
Finisher Rewards Finisher T-shirt and quality commemorative medal featuring an Australian Athletic Legend.
ChampionshipsChampionships TBA
Event Kit Collection The ASICS Event Expo will be held at Lower Town Hall, George Street, Sydney from 14 - 17 September. All participants are required to attend the ASICS Event Expo to collect their event kit. Click here for more information and opening hours >>
Clothing Transport

All entrants are urged to utilise the baggage drop at the Expo by using their Clothing Bag Sticker found in their Event Kit which identifies you individually and which event you are in by your Chest Bib Number. Clothing needs to be dropped prior to 12PM on Saturday 17th Sept 2016. Please do not place in your bag valuables such as wallets, keys, phones etc.

Belongings must be collected before 2:30PM on Sunday race day or they will be treated as lost property. The organisers take no responsibility for the contents of any bag, for theft or loss of property.

Integrated Transport Ticket Simply show your chest bib to access public transport on event day. Please contact the Transport info line on 131 500 or visit for information on early morning bus or train services. The start area is right outside Milson's Point Station.

Get to the start as fresh as possible by staying at The Menzies Hotel, situated opposite Wynyard Station, and only one train stop from race start! Late check-out is included.

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