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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.

FAQs

 

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

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

10:30am - 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.

FAQs

START TIME / START LINE / FINISH LINE

5.4K Start Time: 7:35am
5.4K Cut Off Time: 10:30am
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.

DRINK STATIONS

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

 

  • King George Terrace (0km) – Water, Toilets
  • Federation Mall West (2.8km) – Water
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*subject to change

SPLITS

There are no splits for this 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.

 

5.4K PRICING

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

AGE LIMIT

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

5.4K CUT OFF TIMES

  • 10:30am: 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

  • TBC

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.

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