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The Canberra Times Fun Run presented by Westpac is happening this weekend in Canberra! Take up the challenge to join thousands of runners and enjoy live entertainment, food trucks, kids activities and more! This Sunday, September the 3rd, run 14km, 10km or 5km along some of the most scenic routes in the city!

The Canberra Times Fun Run aims to help raise $125,000 in 2017 for more than 250 charities. You can contribute to this fantastic effort by clicking here. Up to now, more than $55,000 have been raised from over 700 fundraisers.

We are here to bring you last-minute important information for your race:

Running Routes


The 14km & 10km start line is located on Yamba Drive near Launceston Street.


The 5km start line is located on King George Terrace in front of Old Parliament House. The finish line for all events is located at Rond Terrace along Lake Burley Griffin.


The finish line for all events is located at Rond Terrace along Lake Burley Griffin.

Event Schedule

Date Time Action
Friday, September 1 9:00am – 6:30pm Race Bib Collection – rebel Woden, Keltie Street, Phillip, ACT
Saturday, September 2 9:00am – 4:00pm Race Bib Collection – rebel Woden, Keltie Street, Phillip, ACT
Sunday, September 3 7:00am Race HQ opens for 14km & Westpac 10km race information and bib replacements
7:15am Gear drop opens – 14km & 10km event only
8:00am 5km EWA event starts – King George Terrace, Parkes
8:00am 14km event starts – Yamba Drive, Phillip
8:10am Gear drop closes. All gear for the 14km & 10km event is transported to the finish line
8:30am Westpac 10km event starts – Yamba Drive, Phillip
9:00am Race HQ opens for 5km race information and bib replacements
9:30am 5km event starts – King George Terrace, Parkes
10:00am Presentations to commence

*Start times are subject to change

Event Village

Activities in the event village include live music, food stalls, face painting, balloon modelling, a jumping castle and lots more.

More info: Official websiteFacebook page

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