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Monday 31 Mar, 14

Entries are now open for the run that’s fun for everyone - The Blackmores Sydney Running Festival returns on Sunday 21 September 2014.

There are four stunning events to choose from - simply select the challenge that’s right for you. Each event gives you the unique opportunity to ‘Run the Bridge’ - traffic free and take in Sydney’s spectacular sights.

Events include:-

Wednesday 29 Jan, 14

Destination NSW has congratulated organisers of the Blackmores Sydney Running Festival, after the Sydney Marathon was awarded a Silver Label by the International Association of Athletics Foundations.

Destination NSW CEO, Sandra Chipchase, said, “I applaud the fantastic work by organisers of the Sydney Marathon. They have built the event to a point that it is now being recognised as one of the premier races in the world,” she said.

“We are proud to be a strategic partner in delivering this event.”

Sunday 22 Sep, 13

KENYAN WILLY KOITILE WINS BLACKMORES SYDNEY MARATHON 2013
MORE THAN 34,000 CROSS SYDNEY HARBOUR BRIDGE ON FOUR COURSES
KURT FEARNLEY CLAIMS 9th WHEELCHAIR TITLE


Kenyan Willy Koitile has powered home to win the 2013 Blackmores Sydney Marathon
in two hours, 13 minutes 48 seconds (2:13:48) as more than 34,000 people ran and walked across the Sydney Harbour Bridge to finish lines at the Opera House and Conservatorium of Music in the 13th Blackmores Sydney Running Festival.

Friday 26 Jul, 13

Blackmores Sydney Marathon, part of the Blackmores Sydney Running Festival, now has an extended course cut-off time of six hours, allowing more time for runners to complete their marathon.  This new course extension makes the Blackmores Sydney Marathon more accessible for first time marathon runners and for those who like to take their marathon at a more leisurely pace.

Blackmores Sydney Running Festival Race Director Wayne Larden said the extension is a great boost to the event.

Thursday 25 Jul, 13

Suncorp Bank encourages all participants to runPositive and make a difference for charities at the Blackmores Sydney Running Festival.

Suncorp Bank is committed to helping great causes - that is why we are encouraging all participants to fundraise.

Wednesday 24 Apr, 13

The Blackmores Sydney Running Festival is encouraging all past, present and prospective participants in the iconic Sydney running event to run to work this Friday 26 April, wearing their Blackmores Sydney Running Festival singlet in support of Run to Work Day and those affected by the Boston Marathon tragedy.

Run To Work Day encourages people to run their commute to or from work on Friday 26 April 2013 and donate the money that they would otherwise have spent on travel and parking to a charity/non-profit organisation.

Tuesday 19 Mar, 13

Online entry for the 2013 Blackmores Sydney Running Festival is now open. The festival offers four different exciting events to cater for all ages and abilities. Places will fill fast so register now to secure your place on the start line and take advantage of early bird registration fees. You can also order your limited Blackmores Sydney Running Festival singlet, courtesy of Blackmores (subject to postage and handling fees).

Click here to register now >>

Tuesday 22 Jan, 13

Demand to be a supporter charity in 2013 is incredibily high and there are only 5 vacant positions available, due to the excellent delivery of our 2012 charity partners who we will take forward for 2013.

Sunday 16 Sep, 12

Kurt Fearnley follows Paralypics with 8th wheelchair title while more than 34,000 cross the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

12:10PM SYDNEY: Japan’s Yuki Kawauchi has streeted his opposition to smash the course record and take out the 2012 Blackmores Sydney Marathon as 34,274 people ran, jogged, rolled and walked across the Sydney Harbour Bridge to finish lines at the Sydney Opera House and Conservatorium of Music in the 12th Blackmores Sydney Running Festival.

Monday 3 Sep, 12

This Blackmores Sydney Running Festival you can help young indigenous athletes by donating your old running shoes to the Indigenous Marathon Project. There will be shoe collection drop off points at the ASICS Registration Expo and in the Royal Botanic Gardens on event day. To learn more about this great initiative visit www.imp.org.au

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