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    5.4K RUN

    THE CANBERRA TIMES MARATHON FESTIVAL

    11 April 2021

    Parkes Place West

    7:35am Start

    The 5.4km race is great distance for new runners to aspire to, and can be a great test for more experienced short or long distance runners to grab themselves a PB.

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    COURSE MAP

     

    View the 5.4K course map featuring kilometre markers, first aid stations, toilets and drink stations.

    EVENT INFORMATION

     

    View all the important details for the 5.4K race.

    EXPO

     

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    FAQs

     

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    COURSE MAP

    The 5.4km course starts on King George Terrace, following the first 5km of the Canberra Times Marathon course.

    The 5.4km course takes in the sights of Old Parliament House and Parliament house before running past the venue and Questacon to get to Queensland Elizabeth Terrace. Queen Elizabeth Terrace will take you alongside Lake Burley Griffin and past National Flag Display before turning into Parkes Place East. This stretch will take you past the High Court of Australia, National Gallery of Australia and National Portrait Gallery before the final push down the finish line.

    Course subject to change.

    EVENT INFORMATION

    START TIME

    DISTANCE

    CUT OFF TIME

    START LINE

    FINISH LINE

    AGE LIMIT

    7:35am

    5.4km

    1:00pm - see details below

    King George Terrace

    West Laws (Parkes Place West)

    All children under the age of 8 on event day must be accompanied by an adult.

    TRAINING PROGRAMS

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    FAQs

    START TIME / START LINE / FINISH LINE

    5.4K Start Time: 7:35am
    5.4K Cut Off Time: 1:00pm
    5.4K Start Line: King George Terrace
    5.4K 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?

    There are no waves for this event.

    CLOTHING STORAGE

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

     

    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.

     

    Note: Any clothes left at the start line will be donated in our charity bin. These won't be available for collection at a later date.

    DRINK STATIONS/TOILETS & PERSONAL REFRESHMENTS

    We will have the following drink stations located along the course*.

    King George Terrace (0km) – Water, Toilets
    Federation Mall West (2.5km) – Water

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    *subject to change

    SPLITS

    There are no splits for this event.

    CAN I ENTER ON DAY?

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    • Onsite entries will be available on Friday and Saturday from the Event Village.
    • There will be no entries on Sunday.
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    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 – Questacon Car park – Access via Queen Elizabeth Drive
      P4 – National Gallery – Access from King Edward Terrace via Kings Avenue only

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      Sunday

    • P1 – Treasury Building car park – access via Langton Crescent
      P2 – John Gorton Building – Access from Dorthy Tangney Place


    • Please note the Southbound lane on Kings Avenue will be closed for participants.

    • If you are driving to the event, please read parking signs carefully to ensure you have parked legally.

     

    5.4K PRICING

    • Standard Pricing Ends: 11:59PM, 11 March 2021
    • Last Minute Pricing Ends: 11:59PM, 8 April 2021

     

    Onsite entries available on Friday and Saturday only.

    AGE LIMIT

    All children under the age of 8 on event day must be accompanied by an adult.

    5.4K CUT OFF TIMES

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    • 7:45am: All participants must have crossed the Start Line
    • 1:00pm: All participants must have crossed the Finish Line
     

    CAN I TRANSFER MY ENTRY?

    • Please note that there is a $10 admin fee to transfer your entry into someone else’s name.

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    • Please contact info@solemotive.com if you’d like to do so. You can transfer your entry into someone else’s name until 28 March 2021.

    RACE PACK PICKUP / POSTAGE

    • Option 1 –Postage: If you wish to have your race pack posted to you, you must register before 11:59pm, 25 March 2021. Please note, a delivery fee of $8.95 applies.

       

      Option 2 – Pickup at the event site:

       

      If you registered after 11:59pm, 25 March 2021 you must collect your Race Pack at the event site on the following dates:

      Friday 9 April from 3:00pm - 7:00pm,

      Saturday 10 April from 8:00am - 4:00pm

      Sunday 11 April from 5:00am

    K MARKERS

    • There will be feather kilometre markers throughout the course.

    PRIZES

    • Trophies and prizes will be awarded to the top 3 male and female finishers across the line.

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      • 1st, 2nd, 3rd Overall Male and Female

    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.

     

    Please note that there will be no event specific shuttles.