Blackmores Sydney Running Festival

Posted in Local Events @ Aug 8th 2013 11:51am - By Administrator
Blackmores Sydney Running Festival

Put on your running shoes and join the Blackmores Sydney Running Festival on September 22, 2013. Join other running and fitness enthusiasts and see some of Australia’s most scenic attractions.

Sydney Running Festival has four events: Blackmores Sydney Marathon, Bkackmores Half Marathon, Blackmores Bridge Run and The Sunday Telegraph Family Fun Run. All events start at Bradfield Park, Milson’s Point. Runners will travel over the main deck of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and finish at the Sydney Opera House. The participants of the Bridge Run and Family Fun Run will finish at the Royal Botanic Gardens.

Blackmores Sydney Marathon’s distance is around 42 kilometers. One of the world’s most scenic marathon courses, the course takes you through historic landmarks including Harbour Bridge and Opera House.

Blackmores Half Marathon is shorter, a 21-kilometer course which takes you through spectacular scenery.

Blackmores Bridge Run is considerably shorter. The 9km event takes you through the wonderful sights of the city including the Harbour Bridge and Mrs. Macquarie’s Chair before finishing at the Royal Botanic Gardens.

The Sunday Telegraph Family Fun Run offers a more leisurely pace. Enjoy a fun day with your family as you walk or run the course. Travel over the main deck of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and finish at the Royal Botanic Gardens.

Whether you’re an athlete or a casual runner, you are free to enter the event. The event has four different distances to choose from, so you can choose to enter the event that suits your fitness level.

The event is owned by Athletics Australia. All the profits from the event will go back to the community through Athletics Australia’s programs. Enjoy your run, and help a good cause as well.

Drink stations will be found on all courses except the Family Fun Run. There will be water and portable toilets available. There will also be Powerade at selected stations for Blackmores Half Marathon and Blackmores Sydney Marathon participants. GU Gels will also be available at selected aid stations.

If you are planning to participate in Blackmores Sydney Running Festival, you may book your stay at our Chippendale Sydney Accommodation located in Sydney.

Push your limits. Reach your personal best. Join the marathon.

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