Entry Details

The Canberra Times Fun Run will be held on Sunday, September 23, 2018.

Course Start Time Start Group
10km 7:45am Seeded Start - This Start Group is for athletes who aim to gain a place in the top 20 (by invitation only). Pre-qualification is required for this Start Group.
Blue Start - This Start Group is for runners and joggers. No pushed wheelchairs or strollers are permitted in the group.
7:50am Green Start - This Start Group is for walkers, fun groups, pushed wheelchairs and strollers. Pushed wheelchairs and strollers are asked to start at the back of the group.
1km 8:30am Red Start - For the 1km event there is one general Start Group; participants should self-seed behind the start line. Pushed wheelchairs and strollers are permitted in this Start Group but are asked to start at the back of the group.
5km Elite Wheelchair 9:20am Elite Wheelchair Athletes Start - This Start Group is for elite wheelchair athletes who will complete the course in sub 25 mins. Athletes must be in a racing chair to compete in this Start Group. Please note, for planning and health and safety, elite wheelchair athletes must be entered into the event and notify the event organisers via email prior to 5:00pm Wednesday, August 15, 2018.
5km 9:30am Purple Start - For the 5km event there is one general Start Group; participants should self-seed behind the start line. Pushed wheelchairs and strollers are permitted in this Start Group but are asked to start at the back of the group.

*Start times are subject to change

No pets, bicycles, scooters, hand cycles, skateboards, drones or rollerblades are permitted in any group.

Please note Start Groups cannot be changed once your registration has been finalised.

Do I qualify for a Seeded start?

If you have competed in a race listed on the Qualifying Times page below and you meet the required time, you will automatically qualify and a pre-qualifying start group will be available for selection during registration.

If you have not competed in a previous event listed on the Qualifying Times page, please fill out the Pre-Qualification Form below prior to entering. We accept times from any official race, anywhere in the world, within the last two years that are 10km or over in distance.

If you have not competed in an official race in the past 2 years, please fill out the Pre-Qualification Form with your Garmin, Strava, or MapMyRun results web link. We accept times from these resources anywhere in the world, within the past 6 months that are 10km or more in distance. Please ensure your account is set to public for us to be able to see and assess your pre-qualification request.

We ask that you allow 2 business day for your request to be processed. Please do not enter until you have received confirmation of your qualification outcome as start Groups are unable to be changed post registration.

Elite Wheelchair Athlete Pre-Qualification

If you have competed in a Fairfax event in the last two years you will automatically qualify for the race and the start group will be available for selection during registration. If you have not competed in a previous Fairfax event, please fill out the Pre-Qualification Form below prior to entering with previous results.

To qualify you must be able to submit a race result of sub 25mins for 5km from the past two years. We ask that you please allow 2 business days for your request to be processed and await confirmation from our team prior to registering



Family Packages

Make it a family day out at The Canberra Times Fun Run this year. We are offering family ticket packages that include either 2 adults + 1 child OR 1 adult + 2 children. You can add additional individual entries at the shopping cart.  

Entry Fees

2018 Earlybird
July 4 - July 31
Standard
August 1 - September 4
Late
September 5 - September 22
10km
Adult $42 $52 $62
Child* $32 $42 $52
Family** $84 $104 $134
5km
Adult $32 $42 $52
Child* $22 $32 $42
Family** $64 $84 $104
1km
Adult $10 $10 $10
Child* $5 $5 $5
Family** $20 $20 $20

Prices inclusive of GST. A credit card surcharge reflecting our actual costs of offering payment by credit card will be added to Visa, Mastercard, Diners and American Express payments.

*A child is anyone under 16 years of age on race day

** Family packages includes either 2 adults + 1 child OR 1 adult + 2 children. You can add additional individual entries at the shopping cart.