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Australian Running Festival 2017

Long-distance runners from around Australia are set to converge on Canberra for the iconic Australian Running Festival. Set yourself a new bucket list challenge or just celebrate a full weekend of healthy lifestyles, fitness and fun across the scenic course that showcases the best of the nation’s capital.

Established in 1976, The Canberra Marathon is the oldest city marathon in Australia. It now incorporates a 5km, 10km, Half Marathon and Ultra Marathon as part of the Australian Running Festival.

The 5km and 10km events trace streets of Telopea Park while The Canberra Times Half, Full and Ultra Marathon events follow the parliamentary triangle along the banks of Lake Burley Griffin, finishing on East West lawns.

Registrations are open for a weekend away with the whole family at the Australian Running Festival.

Dates and times:

From 8 April 2017 to 9 April 2017

Sun 9th:10.00
Sat 8th:06.00 to 13.00


Phone:02 9282 1200


Old Parliament House
18 King George Terrace
Parkes  ACT  2600


Contact event organisers for cost information