Which events will be paced?

There will be pacers for both the Half Marathon and The Canberra Times Canberra Marathon events. Please see below for details on 2016 pace times.

Event Pace Groups
Marathon
3 hours
3 hours 15 minutes
3 hours 30 minutes
3 hours 45 minutes
4 hours
4 hours 15 minutes
4 hours 30 minutes
4 hours 45 minutes
5 hours
6 hours
Half Marathon
1 hour 20 minutes
1 hour 25 minutes
1 hour 30 minutes
1 hour 40 minutes
1 hour 50 minutes
2 hours

How do I become a pacesetter?

Pacers for the 2016 Australian Running Festival are organised by Sydney Striders. For information on becoming a pacesetter for the 2016 Australian Running Festival please email volunteers@sydneystriders.org.au.
 

Pacer Profiles

The Sydney Striders will be providing the pacers for both the Half Marathon and The Canberra Times Canberra Marathon events. See below to find out more about this years pacers.

If you are training for The Canberra Times Marathon but don't know where to start the Sydney Striders Marathon Training Group can get you to the finish line! Holding training runs every Sunday morning, the Striders will provide you the motivation you need to train hard and reach your goal of completing Marathon in 2016.