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10-11 April 2021

Parkes Place West

8:30am start

We’re all about encouraging the next generation to stay active and there’s no better way to keep fit then a kids run!

The Kids Dash is open to all ages and is aimed at primary school aged kids. If required, children can be accompanied by an adult.

Kids Dash

Pricing

Standard Pricing ends 1 October.

$ 1
EARLY BIRD
$ 15
STANDARD
$ 20
LAST MINute

COURSE MAP

The Kids 2km event will start at the Marathon start line before doing a sharp right through the Old Parliament House Carpark. The course will go around Old Parliament house before heading down Parkes Place East to the finish line at West Lawns.

EVENT INFORMATION

Start time: 8:30am
Distance: 2km
Start line: King George Terrace
Finish line: West Lawns (Parkes Place West)
Age limit: The Kids Dash is open to all ages and is aimed at primary school aged kids. All entrants under the age of 5 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian for the entire duration of the race.

FAQs

COVID-19 UPDATES

Please refer to our FAQ page for the latest COVID-19 event updates including cut off dates for transfers and credit notes.

START TIME / START LINE / FINISH LINE

  • Kids Dash Start Time: 8:30am
  • Kids Dash Start Line: King George Terrace
  • Kids Dash Finish: West Lawns

Kids Dash Pricing

  • Early Bird: $15 
  • Standard: $20 
  • Last Minute: $25

AGE LIMIT

The Kids Dash is open to all ages and is aimed at primary school aged kids. All entrants under the age of 5 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian for the entire duration of the race.

CAN I ENTER ON DAY?

After 11:59pm 4 November 2020, you can enter the event by visiting the Event Village (Parkes Place West) at the following times:

Friday, 6 November from 3:00pm – 7:00pm
Saturday, 7 November from 8:00am – 4:00pm

No entries will be taken on race day.

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, 18 October 2020, you can choose to have your race pack posted.

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

Friday, 6 November from 3:00pm – 7:00pm
Saturday, 7 November from 8:00am – 4:00pm
Sunday, 8 November from 5:00am until 20 minutes prior to your race start time.

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 (Race Pack Collection)
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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