Rise to the challenge and take on the 21km course and enjoy Sydney's most spectacular and historic landmarks including the Harbour Bridge and Opera House

Blackmores Half Marathon Event Information
WhenSunday 20 September 2015
Distance21.0975km
Field Limit8,500
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Start Time6:15am
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-off6:35am (All entrants must cross the start line by this time)
Start Groups

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Note: All four events in the Blackmores Sydney Running Festival are seeded into groups A, B and C this is based on times.

Course InformationCourse map >>
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Course cut-off & redirection points >>
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Refreshment Stations IsoWhey will be available at selected drink stations along the course. A refreshment station will be located at the finish line.
Cut-off & Redirection PointsOverall cut-off time 2 hours 45 minutes >>
Training Programs
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Pace Makers

To assist you in achieving your personal best, pace makers will be provided by Sydney Striders. Each Pace Setter 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;

1hr 25mins, 1hr 30mins, 1hr 40mins, 1hr 50mins & 2hrs

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Age Categories18-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70-74; 75+
Age Restrictions Entrants must be a minimum of 16 years of age on event day to participate in the Half Marathon. Entrants under the age of 18 will need parental consent to enter and must supply one document as proof of age. Please contact info@sydneyrunningfestival.org to receive the relevant forms for entry.
Prize MoneyMale & female prize money 1st - $1,000, 2nd - $750, 3rd - $500
Finisher RewardsQuality commemorative medal featuring an Australian Athletic Legend Albie Thomas.
ChampionshipsThe Blackmores Half Marathon will host the University Championships.
Event Kit CollectionThe ASICS Event Expo will be held at Lower Town Hall, George Street, Sydney from 16 - 19 September. For Event Expo opening hours click here. All participants are required to attend the ASICS Event Expo to collect their event kit.
Clothing TransportAll entrants are urged to utilise the baggage drop at the Expo by using their Clothing Bag Sticker found in their Race Kit which identifies you individually and which event you are in by your Chest Bib Number. Clothing needs to be dropped prior to 12 noon on Saturday 19th Sept.
Integrated Transport TicketSimply show your chest bib to access public transport on event day. Please contact the Transport info line on 131 500 or visitwww.transportnsw.info for information on early morning bus or train services. The start area is right outside Milson's Point Station.
AccommodationGet 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. Click here for more information >>
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