If you’re travelling to Canberra to run with us, why not make a weekend out of it? Our nation’s capital is home to some of Australia’s most iconic pieces of history, and there’s plenty of time to check them out before or after your race. See more attractions and plan your trip on the Visit Canberra website.
Offers and Discounts
Lazy Su’s dunbori rice bowl with shaved salad edamame, pickles, avocado puree, black sesame + nori served with your choice: Poke Salmon, Sweet Potato or Katsu Chicken. Healthy, Tasty and filling. The best possible sustenance after your run at the Australian Running Festival!
Wind down from your run with a tour of Canberra's local breweries. Get behind the scenes, see how beer is made and sample some of the best local brews. Tours Friday, Saturday, Sunday, afternoon or full day. Book here www.daves.com.au and put "Canberra Running Festival" in the Special Requirements section to receive a free 4-pack of local beer.
Places to See & Things to Do
There’s plenty to see and experience at the home of Australia’s Parliament including daily tours, amazing fresh food (and coffee!), an impressive art collection and renowned architecture – all with rooftop views of Canberra!
Photo by Penny Bradfield for VisitCanberra
Set on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin, Walt & Burley is a inviting gastro pub with truly expansive views of Canberra’s magnificent foreshore - perfect for weekend brekafast, lunch, dinner and drinks!
Open all week long!
The Kingston Hotel offers an iconic pub experience with boutique tap beers, well-priced meals and a great atmosphere. With two bars, two bistros and large outdoor beer garden, “The Kingo” is the perfect destination to enjoy with family and friends.
In the heart of Weston Park's beautiful English gardens we are a gallery cafe specialising in fresh delicious food and great coffee. We also offer unforgettable functions with our newly renovated garden marquee the perfect venue for weddings and parties.