The YMCA Canberra Runners Club (YCRC) is putting the fun back into running. Join our 10/14 km Training Group and learn how much fun running can be. At the same time prepare for The Canberra Times Fun Run presented by Westpac on Sunday, September 3, 2017.


This training group is suitable for those with reasonable fitness who would like to start running, developing runners wanting to step up to the next level, former runners looking to get back into running and runners wanting to train for the Canberra Times Fun Run with a group.

Time & Location

Training is on three mornings each week – Tuesday and Thursday (6:30 am to 7:30 am) and Sunday (from 7:30 am) The training base will be the car park at Kuttabul Place, Acton adjacent to Lake Burley Griffin Cruises.

How much

The cost of the program is $90 for YCRC members and $110 for non-members. In addition to being trained by experienced runners, included in the cost are some great freebies from local businesses and a free pre-race dinner!

So put the fun back into running! For more information please visit their website.

Free Training Run

The YCRC will provide a free training session on Sunday 23 July from 7:30 - 8:30am, meeting at the car park in Kuttabul Place, Acton. If you cannot make this session, please send an email to activey.canberra@ymca.org.au to find another suitable time for your free training run.


YMCA are providing Pacers for the 14km and 10km races. Choose your time to beat and run along with a YMCA Pacer who will keep you on track! Click here for pacer profiles.

14km 10km
60 minutes 40 minutes
70 minutes 50 minutes
80 minutes 60 minutes
90 minutes 70 minutes
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