Pictures taken during the Blackmores 2014 Sydney Running Festival ñ Sunday 21 Sept 2014. Images taken as per brief, on the Harbour Bridge, Hickson street under Harbour Bridge, Cahill expressway, Conservatorium finish line. Contacts... Nicole Browne, Media Opps, 0414 673 762, Zannie Abbott, Media Opps, 0418 274 291, Janine Pollard / 0405 552 930 / 02 9215 3034...

If you are looking for a scenic route and cool weather to race in, the Blackmores Sydney Running Festival is the perfect place for you. The Blackmores Sydney Running Festival is located in Sydney, Australia and takes place on Sunday, 18 September 2016. Known as one of the most scenic and spectacular courses in Australia, the Blackmores Sydney Running Festival is becoming more popular with runners all over the world.

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The Blackmores Sydney Running Festival Experience

The Sydney Running Festival (SRF) is an IAAF Gold Label road race, where you will run along some parts of the original Sydney 2000 Olympic Games marathon route. Its flat course makes this marathon a definite potential Boston Qualifying race! What’s more, you get to explore Sydney as a runner and experience the city as a tourist while you are running the race! Besides its scenic course and pleasant weather, you can also immerse yourself in the amazing atmosphere and witness the camaraderie among runners and volunteers.

The atmosphere is great, the route is the most scenic available and the volunteers are all extremely friendly and helpful. I ran the half marathon last year and the 9km with a friend this year and it ranks as my favourite event on the running calendar.  My highlight was seeing a couple of guys on the bridge who had started in wheelchairs but were walking over the bridge with help from their carers/friends. It was so touching and inspiring and was the definite highlight of the day. – Kylie Cook, a SRF participant

One of the World’s Most Scenic Marathon Courses

Opera House and Harbour Craig Golding
Opera House and Harbour Craig Golding

The entire race route takes place in the most spectacular streets, parks and landmarks in the city. At the SRF, you can get exceptional harbour views as you run across the Sydney Harbour Bridge. The bridge offers views of the majestic Sydney Opera House, and looks over the sea and the bay. To add to that, September is the perfect time to run and break personal bests because of the cool weather!


A Race For Everyone

Blackmores Sydney Running Festival

The Blackmores Sydney Running Festival consists of four exciting events — Full Marathon, Half Marathon, 9k and 4k fun runs, all crossing the Sydney Harbour Bridge with the two longest distances finishing at the iconic Sydney Opera House and the two fun runs at Sydney’s prestigious Conservatorium of Music. The route has been revised to include flatter terrains to enhance the running experience for both the serious marathoners and casual runners. With the pleasant Spring climate, this means a flatter, faster route, and possibly a PB for everyone!

Run’cation with CTC Travel

CTC Travel is a leading tour and travel operator and offers a free and easy tour for the Blackmores Sydney Running Festival. Enjoy a fuss-free Run’cation while CTC Travel takes care of your race registration and logistics!

The itinerary is from 16 September to 19 September 2016; package includes:

  • Return airfare on Scoot (includes airport taxes, 20kg baggage, 7kg hand carry)
  • 3N stay at Mercure Sydney Hotel or similar
  • Daily Breakfast (Boxed breakfast on race day)
  • Welcome Dinner on 16 September
  • Arrival/Departure airport transfers
  • 2016 Sydney Running Full Marathon Registration
  • One way transfer to race starting point on 18 September for Full and Half Marathon only
  • 6 weeks training program leading up to the marathon

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