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Half Marathon


Insp. Graham Higginbotham

Mob: 0408 003 549

Mr Gerry Sheridan (SES Operations Officer)

Mob: 0417 131 463

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Single event of the official half marathon distance of 21.1km. Runners will head anti-clockwise around the Tan from Kings Domain, then onto the Yarra Capital Trail from the Swan St bridge until the turnaround point before returning to the start/finish line. Traffic management will be setup on Alexandra Ave where runners will cross the road at the pedestrian crossing to enter the Main Yarra Trail. Please note the trail will be open to the public during the running of the event.

COVID-19 requirements to be complied with as required at the time of the event, with participants advised prior to the event of restrictions and requirements applying to the event at that time.



Road Race (Male) $15.00
Road Race (Female) $15.00


Age Code


00 Open
18 18 - 29 Inclusive
30 30 - 34 Inclusive
35 35-39 Inclusive
40 40 - 44 Inclusive
45 45 - 49 Inclusive
50 50 - 54 Inclusive
55 55 - 59 Inclusive
60 60 - 64 Inclusive
65 65 - 69 Inclusive
70 + 70 years and over

Venue, Date & Time

Yarra Capital Trail - Start and finish at Kings Domain near the Sydney Myer Music Bowl (See map below for running route) Monday 27th March 2023. Event to start at 1700 hours.
Competitors are requested to be at the start line by 16:30 hrs for a briefing and pre-race preparations/registrations.
After completing an anti-clockwise lap of The Tan, competitors then return to start/finish line and turnaround and run clockwise on tan back to the first pedestrian crossing after the Olympic boulevard bridge/ traffic lights and cross Alexandra Avenue ped\ crossing closest to Olympic Bvd Bridge. Runners then follow the same course as last year but turn around point near Melbourne Girls Grammar Boat shed is about 100m earlier than last year.
On return to finish line the final leg sees runners turn left after crossing Olympic Bvd bridge and run back to the first crossing south of the bridge to cross back over to the tan where runners u-turn and run anti-clockwise along tan back to the start finish line.
Further maps of the course are available on the Half Marathon page on the Games website.


Public toilet facilities available along the course.

Special Instructions

There will be drink stations available at the start/finish line, the turn-around point, and at other spots along the course. There are also public drinks fountains along the route. With COVID-19 requirements applying, runners are required to bring their own drink bottles and have them at the start/finish line where they can be accessed during the run. Sharing of drink bottles is not permitted.

Teams & Individual Events

You are now required to enter and pay online for both individual and team events i.e. payment is now required for both individual and team events.  

Entry Form Information

Could all competitors please provide THEIR e-mail address, or agency address on entry to facilitate the sending of the relevant rules? Preference for sending rules will be by e-mail.