Half Marathon Rules and Information

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2022 Cambridge Half Marathon Championships. We thank you for your support and look forward to seeing you in 2023 when we will stage the event at its regular time in September.

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Key Information 2023:

Race day:
Sunday, 24 September 2023

Start Times:
Half Marathon Walk - 9.00am
Half Marathon Run - 9.30am
2k Kids Run - 9:50am

10k Run - 10.20am
10k Walk - 10:21am
5K Run - 10.30am
5K Walk - 10:31am

How to enter:

Half marathon    $55
10k Run/Walk    $45
5k Run/Walk      $30

2k Kids run $15
Cambridge Harrier Club Members - $20 for any event (except ANZ Championship and Kids run)
Late fee of $10 if entering after 10 September (except 2k Kids run)
The limited entries are clearly shown on the Race Roster entry website. All finishers will receive a medal. Avoid disappointment and enter early.

How to make payment details:
Direct Debit Cambridge Athletic & Harrier Club Inc. Westpac Cambridge 03-1568-0093451-00.

Please include Surname as a reference with your payment. Thankyou.

Race Rules:
1. Race numbers must be worn on the front and be clearly visible at all times
2. Entries are not transferrable to other runners
3. Competitors must not be accompanied by cyclists, vehicles, animals or un-entered runners
4. All competitors must follow the course as set out and adhere to the directions given by race officials, marshals or the police
5. Competitors being overtaken must give right of way to the passing runner at all times
6. The organisers reserve the right to withdraw any competitor they consider unable to continue for medical reasons
7. Competitors enter the event at their own risk

Spot Prizes:
There will be over $1000 of spot prizes. Make sure you don't miss out!

Late Entries:
Entries received after a certain date will pay a late fee of $10. Late entries will be taken between 8:00am and 9:30am on race day. Race numbers will be distributed on race day.

Sanctioned event Number:

Course maps:
Half marathon run/walk Click Here
10k run/walk Click Here
5k run/walk Click Here

2k kids run Click Here
For detailed course descriptions Click Here

Covid-19 Event Policy

If this event is restricted or cancelled due to government restrictions relating to the Covid-19 pandemic, your entry may be transferred to the following year.

Should the event be cancelled or stopped for any other reason, or personal ciircumstances arise that prevent you from participating or completing the event, your entry fee is non-refundable.

Course records:
Oska Inkster-Baynes Male Half                  1.06.00 (2022)
Hannah Miller Female Half  1.20.30 (2022)
Jessie Speedy Female 10k              36.05 (2022)
Aaron Pulford male 10k                  31.34 (2012)
Russ Best male 5k:                  15:56 (2017)
Charli Miller female 5k:          18:06 (2016)

Cut-off times:
Both the Half Marathon Run and 10k Run/Walk must be finished by 12.30pm. Prior to entering please make sure you are capable of completing the half marathon run/walk in 3 1/2 hours or less or the 10k run/walk in 2 hours or less.

Start/Finish area:
All three events start and finish at Cambridge High School.

Race numbers:
Numbers can be collected on the Saturday prior to race day from our clubrooms, corner Vogel St and Hamilton Road between 1pm and 3pm. Numbers can also be collected on race day.

For 2022 you can choose to either run or walk each event, however you must finish by 12.30pm so please ensure you can meet this requirement prior to entering (the cut-off time is due to the Traffic Management Plan). If you are planning to walk/run please enter the run event.

If you are participating in a wheelchair, please kindly inform us.

No T shirt will be available for the 2022 event

Parking is widely available on Taylor street at Tom Voyle Park for a gold coin donation. Please DO NOT PARK on SWAYNE RD. For map Click Here

Aid stations:
We will have 6 aid/drink stations on the half marathon and 3 aid/drink stations on the 10k

Race results and certificates:
A time clock will be situated at the finish. Each entrant will be awarded a time (half/10/5k). Electronic certificates will be available to be downloaded by all finishers from Marathon-Photos.com Race results will be published at Click Here

There will be a short prizegiving at 12:30pm, or shortly after the last competitor finishes. We will have over $1000 worth of spot prizes to give away. You have to be present to win.

Traffic Management:
Traffic management is provided. There are no dogs allowed on the course.

We offer a 10% discount for groups of 12 or more. Conditions apply. Email us for details.

Finish photographs:
Photographs will be provided by Marathon-Photos.com

Cambridge Harrier Club Members:
Cambridge Harrier Club members who run in the Half Marathon will go into contention for the Baker Cup.
Club members who run in the 10k will go into contention for the Noble Cup.
Junior members who run in the 5k will go into contention for the Signal Trophy.