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Australian Running Festival Canberra Marathon

Quick facts

Location Canberra, Australia

Distance Marathon

Date 14 Apr 2019

About Australian Running Festival Canberra Marathon

The Canberra Marathon is an official IAAF - AIMS certified marathon course around the Australian Capital Territory, capital city of Australia. The Marathon, which was established in 1976, is said to be the oldest city marathon in Australia. It takes place early in April each year and comprises a festival of races: 10 km and 5 km races on a Saturday, and the main Marathon as well as an 50km Ultra Marathon and Half Marathon on Sunday. 


Marathon Early Bird Entry

  • 42.195km

Marathon Standard Entry

  • 42.195km

Marathon Late Entry

  • 42.195km

Australian Running Festival Canberra Marathon Route Map

Australian Running Festival Canberra Marathon Route Map


Telopea Park School

Parliament Square, Parkes ACT 2600, Australia


Telopea Park School

Parkes Pl E, Parkes ACT 2600, Australia




The marathon starts at Telopea Park School in the suburb of Manuka, which is within sight of Parliament House. The route starts with a 10 km lap around the old and new Parliament buildings and other major government buildings. This is followed by a double lap crossing Lake Burley Griffin (over the Kings Avenue and Commonwealth Avenue bridges) and along Parkes Way out towards the Glenloch interchange, which is within close proximity to the Telstra Tower landmark.

The race information has been found on the official website of the event or through publicly available sources. Always refer to the official website the latest race information. Please let us know if any data is wrong or missing, by emailing us.