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Orange Running Festival

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Join us at the 2019 Orange Running Festival and enjoy a wonderful weekend away in the renowned food and wine region of Orange in Central West NSW.

The festival caters for all ages and abilities, from a 2km dash for kids to a marathon along a scenic, fast, undulating course in the cool climate of Orange. You’ll enjoy a welcoming country atmosphere while competing for one of the largest cash prize pools in NSW as well as supporting our locally based charity partners.

How to enter the Orange Running Festival

  1. 2km Junior Dash

    Run 2km

Orange Running Festival route

Course Design

All of our (2km, 5km, 10km, half marathon and marathon) courses have been designed by the Orange Running Festival Committee on behalf of the Orange Runners Club Incorporated. These courses will be used for the Orange Running Festival. All course designs remain the property of the Orange Runners Club Inc.


Taking it that little bit further, 42.2km will see you run through Spring Terrace to Spring Hill and return.

Half Marathon

The 21.1km track will see you run through the countryside out via Bargwanna and Forest Roads to Spring Terrace and back.


Challenge yourself a little more, with the Westfund Health 10km course.


Walk, Jog or Run the Hotel Canobolas 5KM event is for individuals or teams: The John Davis Motors Business Challenge and the Southern Cross Austereo Schools Challenge.


The 2 KM Junior Dash is a great event for kids under 13 years of age. The track is a flat surface located in Gosling Creek

Event Details


Registration Waiver

Please ensure you have read and understand the Festival’s waiver.

Age Restrictions

Marathon: entrants must be a minimum of 18 years of age on race day.

Half Marathon

Entrants must be a minimum of 16 years of age on race day. Entrants under the age of 18 on race day will required parent/guardian approval to enter. Entrants for the HM who are under the age of 16 will not be able to register online and are required to contact the festival via email to receive the relevant entry.

First Aid

First Aid officials will be on hand at the Start/Finish area to treat all minor problems. They have contact with all drink stations and course officials via mobile phone. In the event of an emergency a call to 000 will be made. Band aids will also be available at drink stations. Please include any health conditions on your entry form that may need attention during the festival.

Hydration on Track

There will be water stations placed around the course. All drinks will be served in cups. Sports drinks (for the half and full marathons) will be offered at water stations W3, W4, W5, W6, W7, W8, W9 & W10. All stations will have mobile contact to Festival organisers in case of emergencies. Water and fruit will be available at the finish. Other beverages may be purchased on site.


All your clothing is your own responsibility. An area will be made available to leave your clothing whilst you are participating in your event. Please make sure all your items are labelled. All care will be taken, but no responsibility for lost or damaged goods.

Food & Beverages

At the Festival site (Start/Finish line and hall) a canteen will provide a variety of foods and beverages. Fruit and water will be provided for recovery to all participants after their race.

Q: Can I ride my bike, or have someone ride
along while I run?
A: Cycling, roller blading, skating, rope skipping and nordic pole walking are not permitted in any race.

Q: Can I walk in the 10km event?
A: Walkers are discouraged from entering the 10km run as it’s a race event. Participants intending to walk should enter the 5km where both running and walking are permitted.

Q: Can I walk in the 5km event?
A: Yes, please start at the back of the field as both running and walking is permitted in this event.

Q: Can I walk in the half marathon & marathon
A: No, walking is not permitted in either of these events, participants should also be aware of the cut off time for the marathon (All participants must be pass the Cnr of Huntley & Bloomfield Rd by 12.30 pm)

Q: Is there a cut off time?
A: Yes, All participants must be pass the Cnr of Huntley & Bloomfield Rd by 12.30 pm.


Orange Running Festival weather forecast

Foggy in the morning.

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