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Orange Running Festival

HALF MARATHON

Our Half Marathon event has reached capacity and entries are now closed.  Places are still available in our 5K, Marathon and 2K Dash events.

The Athletes Foot Half Marathon starts and finishes within the Gosling Creek Reserve.

After completion of part of the internal Gosling Creek loop, exit out onto Forest Road and head in a southerly direction (keeping to the right hand side of the road).  Following completion of  the “loop” down Orchard Road, return to Gosling Creek Reserve along Forest Road. Upon re-entering Gosling Creek Reserve complete the internal Gosling Creek loop to the finish line.

The course is on bitumen sealed roads and paths within Gosling Creek Reserve. Drink stations are located along the course with both water and sports drink. Our half-marathon course has been World Athletics/AIMS certified and is eligible for earning ranking points, and for championships and events requiring qualification times.

To help you with your Half Marathon training, triathlete and coach Owain Matthews has prepared a 12-week training plan for Beginner or Intermediate runners.

Registrations OpenFriday 1 September 2023
Registrations Close4:00PM Saturday 9 March 2024

Note: There will be no entries on the day.
Cost$90 full price entry (+processing fee)
Race DateSunday 10 March 2024
Suggested arrival time6:45AM
Race Brief7:05AM
Start Time7:15AM
Cut off TimeYes, you must be back within the rear entrance to Gosling Creek Reserve by 11:45AM
Race Bib CollectionFriday 8 March 2024 – Elephant Park, Woodward Street, Orange
3:30PM to 6:30PM
Saturday 9 March 2024 – Gosling Creek Reserve
1:00PM to 6:00PM
Sunday 10 March 2024 – Gosling Creek Reserve
From 6:00AM
Age Restriction16 and over on race day
Prizes and TrophiesPrize Money
1st place Male & Female: $300
2nd place Male & Female: $200
3rd place Male & Female: $100
Prizes will also be awarded to 1st place for each age category.
Age Category Winners must collect their prize on the day of the event.
Every finisher receives a medal.
PramsNo prams
Road ClosuresCLICK HERE for details of all road closures