Race Patron, Rob de Castella and the ACT Cross Country Club invite all runners and their families to Canberra for a weekend of running on 1st and 2nd May. Come and experience running in your nation's capital and take the opportunity to visit some of our great attractions. The Marathon and Half Marathon will start and finish at Manuka Oval. The Fun Run and Mini Jog will start and finish just outside the Manuka Oval.
- National Capital Marathon
- Ultra Marathon
- 41st Annual Rex Foulkes Half Marathon
- 5km Fun Run
- 2km Mini Jog (under 10 ONLY)
Canberra, Australia's national capital and the home of its Federal Government, is an entirely purpose-built, planned city, designed by Walter Burley Griffin. Parliament House and the High Court of Australia as well as many federal government departments and agencies, plus associated businesses and organisations are in Canberra.
As Australia's capital, Canberra is also the site of many national social and cultural institutions and buildings, including the Australian War Memorial, National Gallery of Australia, National Portrait Gallery, National Museum of Australia and the National Library of Australia.
Canberra is in the northern part of the Australian Capital Territory, 300 km southwest of Sydney and 650 km northeast of Melbourne by road. Canberra has a population of approximately 330,000.
Please use the facilities of the Australian Capital Tourism as listed below and make your stay more enjoyable.
Book Accomodation through our sponsor, Forrest Hotel and Apartments.
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