Thursday 18 Sep, 14

Fastest Elite Field Gathers for Blackmores Sydney Marathon 
21 September

This year’s Blackmores Sydney Marathon will see the fastest field ever assembled for the event ready to tackle Sydney's streets in a bid to smash the course record of 2.11.52 held by Yuki Kawauchi from Japan. 

Thursday 4 Sep, 14

Rebel & ASICS have joined forces to bring you the official merchandise for the Blackmores Sydney Running Festival.

The ASICS Event Expo will be located at Lower Town Hall, corner of George and Druitt Streets.

Peak your performance with garments created with you, the runner in mind. Available at the ASICS Event Expo, from Wed 17 - Saturday 20th Sept, a range designed to move with you, it’s the perfect memento for your run!

Monday 18 Aug, 14

Gary Darbyshire

Around three years ago I went through a very tricky time of my life. I had three biopsies in a space of a year for various health issues.  I was overweight and also suffered mild depression. I was not in a good place. I decided to begin more study a third master’s degree to give me some focus, during that time there I often went to the University of Wollongong gym to keep fit. 

Tuesday 8 Jul, 14

Don't miss out! Come and join us this Sunday 13 July, at The Rocks, for Sydney's most spectacular Sydney Harbour training event.

Tuesday 24 Jun, 14

“Now I have no symptoms of fibromyalgia – but I don’t want to stop running in case it returns!”

Lesley from Otago, New Zealand woke up one morning in March 2006 thinking she had the flu. Every bone and muscle in her body hurt but when she wasn’t getting better she went to her doctor – the first of which was to be many visits.

Thursday 19 Jun, 14

Andrew Burrows – Sibling rivalry inspired Andrew to lose 40kgs and get fit. This year he will take part in the Blackmores Half Marathon.

“I love now being fitter than my brother and sister and bring it on if they want to go for a run - I’m not the fat slow one anymore!”

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 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.

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