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 18 September 2016


Field Limit8,500
RegistrationClick here to Register>>
Entry Prices$95 - $130 Click here for More Details >>
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

Click 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 InformationCourse map >>
Drink stations >>
Course cut-off & redirection points >>
Street by street description >>
Course profile >>
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 PointsApprox. 7.8km/hour pace or better
Overall cut-off time 2 hours 45 minutes >>
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 For more information click here >>

Age Categories18-24; 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 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.com.au 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.
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 14th-17th Sept 2017. For Event Expo opening hours click here. All participants are required to attend the ASICS Event Expo to collect their event kit.
Clothing Transport

All entrants are urged to utilise the baggage drop at the Expo by using your Clothing Bag Sticker found in your Event 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 Sat, 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 TicketSimply show your chest bib to access public transport on event day. Please contact the Transport info line on 131 500 or visit www.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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