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The Canberra Times Australian Running Festival

April 13, 2019 - April 14, 2019

The Canberra Times Australian Running Festival presented by TATA Consulting Services in Canberra has 5km, 10km, Half Marathon, Marathon and 50km Ultra Marathon events from Saturday, 13 April to Sunday, 14 April 2019.

The festival is held over two days with the 5km and 10km on Saturday and the longer distances on Sunday.

The 50km Ultra Marathon is a circuit around Canberra taking in the sights of Parliament House and Lake Burley Griffin. The Ultra Marathon is run alongside the Marathon and Half Marathon all finishing together at the West Lawns in front of Old Parliament House.

This event is the AURA Australian National 50km Championship for 2019

When: Next event will be held on the weekend of 13-14 April 2019.

Status: offically measured 50km course, IAU bronze label, selection race for the IAU 50km trophy race.

How long in existence: since 1993

Winners in recent years:

50km

Year male time female time
2018  Vladimir Shatrov 3:05:12 Larissa Tichon 4:00:11
2017 Barry Keem 3:05:34 Betty Bohane 3:42:09
2016 Barry Keem 3:03:20 Heidi Rickard  3:57:28
2015 John Dutton 2:59:19 Kelly-Ann Varey 3:31:35
2014 Scott Brittain 3:12:40 Tina Major 3:35:08
2013 Vladimir Shatrov 2:56:12 Melissa Selby 3:48:58
2012 Sam Walker 3:06:52 Natasha Fraser 3:41:44
2011 Anthony Farrugia 3:03:08 Cindy Hasthorpe 3:56:29
2010 race cancelled
2009 David Criniti 2:57:42 Verity Tolhurst 3:39:00
2008 Mark Tucker 2:53:47 Jackie Fairweather 3:19:12
2007 David Criniti 3:00:12 June Petrie 3:46:13
2006 Mark Hutchinson 3:09:05 Siri Terjesen 3:35:19
2005 Jonathan Blake 3:10:44 Suzanne Kelly 3:46:27

 

Details

Start:
April 13, 2019
End:
April 14, 2019
Event Category:
Website:
http://runningfestival.com.au/ultra-marathon/

Organiser

Melanie Stewart
Phone:
0414 766 335
Email:
mel.stewart@fairfaxmedia.com.au

Other

Championship
2019 National 50km Championship
IAU Label
Bronze

Venue

Old Parliament House
18 King George Terrace
Parkes, ACT 2600 Australia