The Canberra Times Marathon 2023 is an annual Australian event that started in 1976 and will be the 45th edition. Scheduled to take place on 16 April 2023, this festive event is expected to attract over 6500 participants.
International athletes are welcome to register and take part in the awaited event that features beautiful scenes of the city's parks, streets, and Canberra lakeside shoreline.
The women's category for the same event was taken by Marnie Ponton, who crossed the finish at 2:43:27. The 2023 Canberra Times festive marathon event is expected to be competitive, and participants are looking forward to reducing the time and improving their personal best.
All events are scheduled to start at the usual National Rose Gardens and conclude near the Old Parliament House.
Is the Canberra Marathon Course Tough?
It's a one-lap course that takes you through the Australian capital street, then crosses the artificial lake Burley griffin at the center of Canberra, taking you to the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge and Kings Avenue Bridge.
● Full Marathon race, 42.195km/26.2mi
● Race Date: 16 April 2023.
● Race Start: 6:15 am
● Weather: Clear temperatures between 40-70 degrees Fahrenheit
● Age limit: 18+ years
● Cut-off time: None.
The online registrations may close before April 2023. But if the slots are still available, you may register in person on the race day at the Event Village (Parkes Place West Lawns, Canberra).
The Canberra Times Festive Marathon 2023 entry fees will vary depending on the time you purchase the ticket. You are encouraged to buy early to get affordable rates.
The race entry purchase includes
● Bib number
● Time chip
● Bag deposit
● Finisher medal
● Beverages and food stations
● Toilet access along the course route and after races
● Pacemaker services
● Medical aid, if needed
● Online results
● Digital race certificate sent via email (race finish time inclusive) indicate
Other add-ons come at an extra charge. These include
● SMS results
● an iTAB to customize the medal,
● Delivery of Race Pack
Contact Information and Links
● Organizer: Sole Motive
● Тel: + 61 3 9285 0600
● Email: [email protected]