Run one of the world's most scenic marathon courses, taking in some of Sydney's most spectacular and historic landmarks including the Harbour Bridge and Opera House

Blackmores Sydney Marathon Event Information
When Sunday 21 September 2014
Distance 42.195km
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Entry Fee Click here >>
Start Time

7:15am (Wheelchair)

Start & Finish Location

Start at Bradfield Park, Milson's Point travel over the main deck of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and finish at the Sydney Opera House

Start Line Cut-off 7:30am (All entrants must cross the start line by this time)
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NOTE:All four events in the Blackmores Sydney Running Festival are seeded into groups A, B and C this is based on times.

Course Information

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Drink stations >>

Course cut-off & redirection points >>

Street by street description >>

Course profile >>

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Refreshment Stations

IsoWhey and GU gels will be available at selected drink stations along the course. A designated marathon only refreshment station will be located after the finish line.
Cut-off & Redirection Points Overall cut-off time 6 hours >>
Training Programs
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Pace Makers

To assist you in achieving your personal best, pace setters will be provided by Sydney Striders. Each Pace Maker will be holding a coloured flag and will wear an identifiable singlet which will have the pace time marked on the back. There will be a pacer for the following times;

3hrs, 3hrs 15mins, 3hrs 30mins, 3hrs 45mins, 4hrs, 4hrs 15mins, 4hrs 30mins, 4hrs 45mins, 5hrs, 5hrs 30mins & 6hrs.

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Age Categories 18-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70-74; 75+
Age RestrictionsEntrants must be a minimum of 18 years of age to enter the Marathon.
Prize Money Male & female prize money 1st - $10,000, 2nd - $5,000, 3rd - $2,000, 4th - $1,000
Wheelchair prize money 1st - $2,500, 2nd - $750, 3rd - $500
Finisher Rewards Finisher T-shirt and quality commemorative medal featuring an Australian Athletic Legend the great Albie Thomas.
ChampionshipsThe Blackmores Sydney Marathon will host the NSW Marathon Championships, Australian Marathon Championships and University Championships.
Event Kit Collection The ASICS Event Expo will be held at Lower Town Hall, George Street, Sydney from 17 - 20 September. All participants are required to attend the ASICS Event Expo to collect their event kit. Click here for more information and opening hours >>
Clothing Transport Once again this year we are offering all entrants the opportunity to drop clothing at the Event Expo for delivery to the Baggage Collection Zone on event day. Please use the Clothing Bag Sticker found in your Race Kit which identifies which event you are in an of course you individually by your Chest Bib Number.
Integrated Transport Ticket Simply show your chest bib to access public transport on event day. Please contact the Transport info line on 131 500 or visit for information on early morning bus or train services. The start area is right outside Milson's Point Station.

Get to the start as fresh as possible by staying at The Menzies Hotel, situated opposite Wynyard Station, and only one train stop from race start! Late check-out is included. Click here for more info >>

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