Canberra 48hr Race
March 15, 2019 - March 17, 2019
Welcome to the silver IAU label CBR.48hr, 24hr, 12hr, 6hr, 100k and marathon track races, this now “Annual Event” will be hosted at the AIS (Australian Institute of Sport) in Canberra. On a certified 400 metre track.
“Continuing in 2019 is the Friday night marathon and the 48hr International Challenge.”
Also included is an official 100km IAU Bronze label race distance within the 12hr event. Just enter the 12hr event and notify us by email that you will be running a 100km and if you feel good keep going for the full 12hr! If your are part of the international challenge please let us know by email or prior to race start on the day.
Our aim is to provide a quality track race that is for runners by runners and walkers. We have chosen the AIS Canberra as the venue because the facilities are top quality, this will allow both runners and crew the best chance of a great race.
Throughout the weekends racing there will be turn around in direction approximately every four hours.
- 48 hour race begins at 12:00hrs on Friday 15th March 2019 and ends 12:00hrs Sunday 17th March 2019.
- 42.2k marathon starts at 18:00hrs on Friday 15th March 2019 ( no time limit )
- 24 hour race begins at 09:00hrs on Saturday 16th March 2019 and ends 09:00hrs Sunday 17th March 2019.
- 12 hour/100km race begins at 12:00hrs on Saturday 16th March 2019 and ends 24:00hrs Saturday 16th March 2019.
- 6 hour race begins at 12:00hrs on Saturday 16th March 2019 and ends 18:00hrs Saturday 16th March 2019
All events will be followed by an official awards presentation and photography, each event will have Trophies and prizes for first three male and female finishers.
This event is a runners event with a family atmosphere amongst helpers and athletes (most of the organising team are or have been ultra runners).
Whether you are an experienced ultra veteran, or first-timer keen to explore the realms beyond the marathon, we look forward to welcoming you and encourage you to participate in this special event.
The Canberra 48h is the AURA Australian 48h National Championships for 2019
Winners in recent years:
Canberra 48h, 48h
|2018||Kevin Muller||340.002||Kerrie Williamson||322.011|
|2017||Mick Thwaites||404.560||Susan Keith||316.077|
|2016||Mick Thwaites||413.059||Nikki Wynd||343.044|
Canberra 48h, 24h
|2018||Luca Turrini||221.184||Tracy Turner||148.724|
|2017||Kevin Muller||227.731||Sharon Scholz||206.201|
|2016||Barry Loveday||257.953||Jess Baker||230.395|
Canberra 48h, 12h
|2018||Malcolm Gamble||132.253||Tia Jones||131.066|
|2017||Matthew Eckford||134.715||Tia Jones||128.289|
|2016||Francesco Ciancio||124.841||Kathryn Austin||108.735|
Canberra 48h, 6h
|2018||Ewan Horsburgh||64.823||Kerry Smith||61.094|
|2017||Ewan Horsburgh||72.180||Kerry Smith||60.638|
|2016||John Pearson||63.119||Kerrie Bremner||56.059|