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Blackmores Half Marathon Event Information
WhenSunday 21 September 2014
Distance21.0975km
Field Limit8,500
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Start Time6:15am
Start Line Cut-off6:35am
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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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Refreshment Stations Powerade 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 MakersTo 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;80mins, 90mins, 100mins, 110mins & 120mins
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 and the Australian Half Marathon Championships, .
Event Kit CollectionThe ASICS Event Expo will be held at Lower Town Hall, George Street, Sydney from 17 - 20 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 Event Kit.
Integrated Transport TicketSimply show your chest bib to use public transport on event day. Please contact the Transport info line 131 500 or visit www.sydneybuses.com.au regarding 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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