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Australia Half Marathon Events

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Kilcunda Half Marathon, George Bass 17 km Coastal and 2/8 kmKilcunda, Victoria, AU

Enjoy running along rolling grassy slopes and sandy beaches and striding up gentle hills located between the cliffs overlooking the Southern Ocean and rolling green fields with cattle grazing contentedly.

This is definitely a run for the beginner trail runner, the roadrunner that is jaded and wants to get out there for the great scenery and great running and just wants to be re-invigorated by the great outdoors, as well as the experienced trail runner just wanting a great run.

Starting in the reserve adjacent to the caravan park, this delightful run takes in some picturesque coastline and deserted beaches on an out and back course. After the run, there is the opportunity for a quiet drink and lunch over at the Kilcunda Pub or General Store and then an opportunity to explore the rail trail or Wonthaggi Coal Mine.

Participants are asked to be considerate of and give way to walkers and other track users. Water and first aid will be available at the start /finish at Kilcunda and at Punchbowl Road. Runners are responsible for their own safety and assume full liability for their participation.

There will be a pre-race briefing taking place just prior to the start. Weather conditions could be hot and sunny. All runners should be prepared with water, sun hat and sunscreen.

AUD $25 - AUD $75
Half Marathon • Other
Kilcunda Half Marathon, George Bass 17 km Coastal and 2/8 km
MAR10
Port Macquarie Running FestivalPort Macquarie, New South Wales, AU

Come and be a part of the Port Macquarie Running Festival on the 9th and 10th of March, 2019 there is an event here for everyone!

Runners will have the opportunity to run down the iconic Port Macquarie breakwall in all events. The event will be staged from the Port Macquarie Town Green area, with courses spanning from Town Beach to Settlement Point areas.

The festival is a 2 day event in 2019, with the kids events and charity walk being held in the afternoon on Saturday 9th March 2019, with the Half Marathon, 10km, and 5km events being held on the Sunday morning.

AUD $15 - AUD $70
Half Marathon • 10k • 5k • Other • Treble Breakwall Buster
Port Macquarie Running Festival
MAR17
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Gotcha4Life Cliffside Fun RunCollaroy, New South Wales, AU

Tighten those laces and get ready to make a difference for Gotcha 4 Life Foundation Ltd in Cliffside Fun Run. Whether youre in it for a fun day out, or to achieve a personal best, make every step count by fundraising as part of your run.

AUD $42.50 - AUD $63.75
Half Marathon • 10k • 5k • Other
Gotcha4Life Cliffside Fun Run
MAR31
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MS Half MarathonFlemington, Victoria, AU

Start and finish your half marathon in Flemington Racecourse with the buzz of the Event Village in the background.

Take in this courses unique terrain, including a lap of the Racecourse itself, unlike anywhere youve run before. All while being surrounded by the famous Flemington rose gardens.

Made up of two shorter courses, you can choose to run 5km or 10km around a closed course in Flemington Racecourse, so are perfect to aim for your new PB or race your first 5km or 10km. Take in the course's unique terrain and enjoy the famous Flemington rose gardens, whilst being just moments from the CBD.

AUD $25 - AUD $70
Half Marathon • 10k • 5k
MS Half Marathon
APR5
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Long Course Weekend Jervis BayHuskisson, New South Wales, AU

The stunning Jervis Bay, NSW is the home to The Long Course Weekend (LCW) in 2019. The unique event lasts three days and this fun, inclusive format is ideal for clubs, training groups and families to come along and enjoy the benefits of training and racing together.

The weekend kicks off on Friday evening, where the LCW athletes have The Jervis Bay Swim to complete a 3.8km open water swim that takes place at Jervis Bay. The Swim also has a 1.9km and 950m distances.

On Saturday the attention turns to The Jervis Bay Grand Fondo, a 180km ride of undulating countryside that also incorporates 90km and 45km distances to attract athletes of all abilities.

To finish the weekend, the athletes will complete The Run a 42.2km marathon taking in the beautiful coastline of Jervis Bay and Huskinson. There is also a 21.1km run and a 10km run which allows everyone to be involved.

More than 1500 competitors are expected to attend the LCW with approximately 300 athletes attempting to receive the Long Course Weekend medal, which entails completing all three of the longest distances. Successful LCW athletes will be awarded with the LCW medal and polo shirt at the finish line presentation on Sunday after the marathon.

AUD $15 - AUD $330
Half Marathon • Ironman • Kids Splash 'n' Dash • Splash 'n' Dash • 3.8km Swim • 1.9km Swim • 950m Open Water • 180km Bike • 90km Bike • 45km Bike • Marathon • 30km Run • 10k • 5k
Long Course Weekend Jervis Bay
APR7
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NewRun – Newcastle Running FestivalNewcastle East, New South Wales, AU

With a goal to become one of Australia's leading regional running events, NewRun is staged in the most iconic venues in Newcastle and offers plenty of opportunities to test your fitness around this beautiful coastal city. The event is proud to partner with local organisations including Surf Life Saving Clubs, and other running, sport and service clubs. Whether you are an elite runner looking for a new PB or just a novice runner looking for a fitness goal, this Festival of Health and Fitness in Newcastle has an event for you.
The event includes 5 distance with something for everyone!
1. Marathon
2. Half Marathon
3. Hill 2 Harbour 10km
4. Forts - 5km
5. 2k4Kids

AUD $35 - AUD $170
Half Marathon • Marathon • 10k • 5k • Other
NewRun – Newcastle Running Festival
APR13
Australian Running FestivalParkes, Australian Capital Territory, AU

Join thousands of runners from around the country and be a part of the iconic Canberra Times Australian Running Festival presented by Tata Consultancy Services in 2019!

We invite people of all ages and abilities to rise to the challenge and choose from a range of courses over the weekend. Enter as an individual or team in the Kids Dash, 5km, 10km, Half Marathon, Marathon or Ultra Marathon and experience the nations capital in a way like no other.

AUD $40 - AUD $160
Half Marathon • Ultramarathon • Marathon • 10k • 5k
Australian Running Festival
APR28
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7 News Gold Coast Running FestivalRobina, Queensland, AU

The 7 News Gold Coast Running Festival is not just a fun run, it is a fun run festival. Featuring five distinct race distances, the festival caters for everyone from the serious half marathon runner, to mums and dads who just want to get the kids out and have some family fun. Featuring the Half Marathon, 10km, 5km, 2.5km and 1km options, there is something here for everyone.

The Gold Coast Running Festival is something fun and challenging to do as a group, its an excellent way to motivate your friends, club mates, colleagues and family members to achieve a personal challenge together.

AUD $20 - AUD $104
Half Marathon • 10k • 5k • Other
7 News Gold Coast Running Festival
APR28
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7 Cairns Marathon and Community Run FestivalCairns City, Queensland, AU

The inaugural 7 Cairns Marathon Festival will become a must-do destination event in Australia for all running and lifestyle event enthusiasts. Located in beautiful North Queensland participants will want to increase their stay to take in the beauty of the tropics.

Event distances include the Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km, 5km and the 2km. Each road race will take in the best that Cairns has to offer. The event hub will become a hive of activity hosting running clubs, corporate teams and sponsors. On-course and post-race entertainment in Fogarty Park are an integral element of the participants overall event experience.

AUD $15 - AUD $110
Half Marathon • Marathon • 10k • 5k • Other
7 Cairns Marathon and Community Run Festival
APR28
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The O’Keefe ChallengeJunortoun, Victoria, AU

This amazing marathon course starts on the outskirts of Bendigo, and follows the historic O'Keefe Rail Trail to Heathcote. Passing the banks of the Campaspe River, Lake Eppalock, and the small towns of Axedale and Knowsley before reaching its final destination in the heart of Heathcote.

AUD $10 - AUD $111
Half Marathon • Marathon • 10k • 5k
The O’Keefe Challenge
MAY5
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Darby River Half MarathonWilsons Promontory, Victoria, AU

Wilsons Promontory National Park, only 3 hours from Melbourne offers fantastic trail running for people wanting to experience coastal trail running at its best. The Darby River course offers a great introduction to trail running for the novice trail runner or for road runners looking to explore trails. For more experienced trail runners it is a great coastal run with amazing scenery.

AUD $30 - AUD $70
Half Marathon • 10k
Darby River Half Marathon
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What you need to know about Half Marathon running

At 13.1 miles, a half marathon is long enough to test even the strongest runners, but short enough for almost anyone determined to conquer their next challenge. We have a jam-packed calendar of half marathons taking place up and down the country — from big ballot events to local community races and spectacular trail runs. Get involved and conquer your next challenge.

Find local Half Marathon running races

A half marathon is a fantastic event for those new to running to really push themselves, or as a great warm up event for those ready to tackle a full marathon or even an ultramarathon

What is the distance covered in half marathon?
The half marathon is one of running`s most popular distance - a half marathon is 13.1 miles (or 21.1km).
What is an average time for a half marathon?
Breaking 2:00 (9:09 per mile pace) is a common goal, and that time is considered a respectable half marathon time among runners. The average times for half marathons in the U.S. in 2015 were 2:04:00 for males and 2:22:21 for females.
What is the half marathon world record?
The world record for men is 58:23 for men and 1:04:52 for women.
How long does it take to train for a half marathon?
If you are working with a training plan you can achieve a half marathon in 8 weeks.
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