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10K RUN

THE CANBERRA TIMES MARATHON FESTIVAL

11 April 2021

Parkes Place West

7:00am Start

This race is perfect if you’re looking for a challenge, whether it’s setting a new PB or completing your first 10km run.

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COURSE MAP

 

View the 10K course map featuring kilometre markers, first aid stations, toilets and drink stations.

EVENT INFORMATION

 

View all the important details for the 10K race.

PACE GROUPS

 

Let our pacers help get you to the finish line! Our 2021 10K pacers are provided by the YMCA of Canberra Runners Club.

FAQs

 

Have a question? Read through our FAQs below. If you can’t find what you’re after, pleasecontact us.

COURSE MAP

The 10K distance takes runners on a loop of Parliament before heading onto a loop of Telopea then coming back to finish at West Lawns to celebrate.

Course subject to change.

10K PACERS PROVIDED BY YMCA OF CANBERRA RUNNERS CLUB

EVENT INFORMATION

START TIME

DISTANCE

CUT OFF TIME

START LINE

FINISH LINE

AGE LIMIT

7:00am

10km

10:00am - see details below

King George Terrace

West Lawns (Parkes Place West)

All children under the age of 13 on event day must be accompanied by an adult.

FAQs

START TIME / START LINE / FINISH LINE

  • 10K Start Time: 7:00am
  • 10K Cut Off Time: 10:00am
  • 10K Start Line: King George Terrace
  • 10K Finish: West Lawns

UPGRADE/DOWNGRADE

  • Distances can be changed online here. Distance upgrades/downgrades can be made online up until 28 March 2021.

CAN I CHANGE MY WAVE?

  • If you decide to start in another wave, you do not need to tell anyone. No participant can change into Priority or Elite without prior approval.

CLOTHING STORAGE

  • Clothing storage is available in the Event Village. Look for the ‘Bag Drop’ marquee.

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    Your race number features a tear-off strip for you to attach to your backpack or clothing bag. Do not leave any valuables in your bag as we cannot accept responsibility for valuables lost or stolen.

DRINK STATIONS

  • We will have a mixture of water and Endura Raspberry Electrolyte stations (please note not all drinks stations will have Electrolyte) located along the course*.

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    • King George Terrace (0km) – Water, Toilets
    • Federation Mall West (2.8km) – Water
    • Bowen Drive Eastbound (5.5km) – Water, Toilets
    • Bowen Drive Westbound (8.6km) – Water, Electrolyte
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    *subject to change

SPLITS

    • 5km
    • 7.8km

WHEELCHAIR PARTICIPANTS

  • If you are a racing wheelchair please contact info@solemotive.com to secure your spot. The racing wheelchair wave will start approximately 5 minutes before the official Sole Motive accommodates wheelchairs in our events. If you’re not a Racing Wheelchair Athlete, please start at the back of the final wave in your event.

CAN I ENTER ON DAY?

  • TBC

PARKING INFORMATION

    • There is ample parking within walking distance to the race start and finish area. Public Parking is available at the following locations:

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      Friday (Race Pack Collection)
      P1 – Treasury Building car park – access via Langton Crescent

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      Saturday (Race Pack Collection)
      P2 – John Gorton Building – Access from Dorthy Tangney Place
      P3 – National Archives car park – Access from Kings Avenue
      P4 – Questacon Car park – Access via Queen Elizabeth Drive
      P5 – National Gallery – Access from King Edward Terrace via Kings Avenue only

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      Sunday
      P2 – John Gorton Building – Access from Dorthy Tangney Place
      P3* – National Archives car park – Access from Kings Avenue
      Please note the Southbound lane on Kings Avenue will be closed for participants. To reach P3 please access Kings Avenue from State Circle.
      If you are driving to the event, please read parking signs carefully to ensure you have parked legally.

     

10K PRICING

  • Early Bird: TBC
  • Standard: TBC
  • Last Minute: TBC

AGE LIMIT

  • All children under the age of 13 on event day must be accompanied by an adult.

RACE PACK PICKUP / POSTAGE

TBC

K MARKERS

There will be feather kilometre markers throughout the event. These will be located every 1km.

PRIZES

Trophies and prizes will be awarded to the top 3 male and female finishers across the line at presentations. Medals will be awarded to the top 3 finishers in each age category and will be posted out post-event.

 

  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd Overall Male and Female
  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place in each Age Category (Male and Female)
    • Under 15, 16-17, 18-29, 30-39, 40-49….
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PACE GROUPS

10km pacers provided by YMCA of Canberra Runners Club.
 
  • 45 mins
  • 50 mins
  • 55 mins
  • 60 mins
  • 65 mins
  • 70 mins

10K CUT OFF TIMES

  • 10:00am: All participants must have crossed the Finish Line
 

PUBLIC TRANSPORT

  • Due to the early start time for the event and road closures please refer to Transport Canberra’s website to plan your journey.

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    Please note that there will be no event specific shuttles.

 

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