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10K Run

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23 August

Parkes Place West

7am start (TBC)

This race is perfect if you’re looking for a challenge, whether it’s setting a new PB or completing your first 10km run.

10K run

Pricing (18+)

Standard Pricing ends 30 July.

$ 1
EARLY BIRD
$ 55
STANDARD
$ 60
LAST MINute

10K run

Pricing (U18)

$ 1
EARLY BIRD
$ 45
STANDARD
$ 50
LAST MINute

Course Map

View the 10K course map featuring kilometre markers, first aid stations, toilets and drink stations.

Key Information

View all the important details for the 10K race.

Pace Groups

Let our pacers help get you to the finish line! Our 2020 10K pacers are provided by the YMCA of Canberra Runners Club.

FAQs

Have a question? Read through our FAQs below. If you can’t find what you’re after, please contact us.

COURSE MAP

The 10K distance takes runners on a loop of Parliament before heading onto a loop of Telopea then coming back to finish at West Lawns to celebrate.

10k Pacers Provided by YMCA of canberra runners club

EVENT INFORMATION

Start time: 7:00am
Distance: 10km
Cut Off Time: 10:30am – see details below 
Start line: King George Terrace
Finish line: West Lawns (Parkes Place West)
Age limit: All children under the age of 13 on event day must be accompanied by an adult.

FAQs

START TIME / START LINE / FINISH LINE

  • 10K Start Time: 7:00am
  • 10K Start Line: King George Terrace
  • 10K Finish: West Lawns

10K Pricing

  • Early Bird: $55 (18+) | $45 (U18)
  • Standard: $60 (18+) | $50 (U18)
  • Last Minute: $70 (18+) | $60 (U18)

UPGRADe/DOWNGRADE

Distances can be changed online here. Distance upgrades/downgrades can be made online up until 22 March 2020.

AGE LIMIT

All children under the age of 13 on event day must be accompanied by an adult.

Can I Change my Wave?

If you decide to start in another wave, you do not need to tell anyone. No participant can change into Priority or Elite without prior approval.

Can I Transfer my Entry?

Please note that there is a $10 admin fee to transfer your entry into someone else’s name.

Please contact info@solemotive.com by 22 March 2020 if you’d like to do so.

CLOTHING STORAGE

Clothing storage is available in the Event Village. Look for the ‘Bag Drop’ marquee.

Your race number features a tear-off strip for you to attach to your backpack or clothing bag. Do not leave any valuables in your bag as we cannot accept responsibility for valuables lost or stolen.

RACE PACK PICKUP / postage

Postage
If you register before 11:59pm Sunday, 15 March 2020, you can choose to have your race pack posted.

Race Pack Postage commences 3 March 2020.

Race Pack Collection and Entries
Race Pack collection is available from the Event Village (Parkes Place West) on:

Friday, 3 April from 10:00am – 4:00pm
Saturday, 4 April from 8:00am – 4:00pm
Sunday, 5 April, from 5:00am

DRINK STATIONS

We will have a mixture of water and Endura Raspberry Electrolyte stations (please note not all drinks stations will have Electrolyte) located along the course*.

  • King George Terrace (0km) – Water, Toilets
  • Federation Mall West (2.8km) – Water
  • Bowen Drive Eastbound (5.5km) – Water, Toilets
  • Bowen Drive Westbound (8.6km) – Water, Electrolyte
*subject to change

K MARKERS

There will be feather kilometre markers throughout the event. These will be located every 1km.

SPLITS

  • 5km
  • 7.8km

PRIZEs

Trophies and prizes will be awarded to the top 3 male and female finishers across the line at presentations. Medals will be awarded to the top 3 finishers in each age category and will be posted out post-event.

  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd Overall Male and Female
  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place in each Age Category (Male and Female)
    • Under 15, 16-17, 18-29, 30-39, 40-49….

WHEELCHAIR PARTICIPANTS

If you are a racing wheelchair please contact info@solemotive.com to secure your spot. The racing wheelchair wave will start approximately 5 minutes before the official

Sole Motive accommodates wheelchairs in our events. If you’re not a Racing Wheelchair Athlete, please start at the back of the final wave in your event.

PACE GROUPS

10km pacers provided by YMCA of Canberra Runners Club
  • 45 mins
  • 50 mins
  • 55 mins
  • 60 mins
  • 65 mins
  • 70 mins

CAN I ENTER ON DAY?

After 11:59pm 2 April 2020, you can enter the event by visiting the Event Village (Parkes Place West) at the following times:

Friday, 3 April from 10:00am – 4:00pm
Saturday, 4 April from 8:00am – 4:00pm
Sunday, 5 April, from 5:00am (up until 20min before your race’s official start time)

10K Cut Off Times

  • 7:10am: All participants must have crossed the Start Line
  • 10:30am: All participants must have crossed the Finish Line
  • Priority Start Time: To be granted a priority start you must provide two race results where you have achieved the following times or better within the last 24 months.
    Male – 38min
    Female – 42min

Public Transport

Due to the early start time for the event and road closures please refer to Transport Canberra’s website to plan your journey.

Please note that there will be no event specific shuttles.

PARKING INFORMATION

There is ample parking within walking distance to the race start and finish area. Public Parking is available at the following locations:

Friday (Race Pack Collection)
P1 – Treasury Building car park – access via Langton Crescent

Saturday
P2 – John Gorton Building – Access from Dorthy Tangney Place
P3 – National Archives car park – Access from Kings Avenue
P4 – Questacon Car park – Access via Queen Elizabeth Drive
P5 – National Gallery – Access from King Edward Terrace via Kings Avenue only

Sunday
P2 – John Gorton Building – Access from Dorthy Tangney Place
P3* – National Archives car park – Access from Kings Avenue
Please note the Southbound lane on Kings Avenue will be closed for participants. To reach P3 please access Kings Avenue from State Circle.
If you are driving to the event, please read parking signs carefully to ensure you have parked legally.

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