Event Information

Who can I contact for more information?

Visit our contact us page for all the details.

Will the event be broadcast on TV?

The Blackmores Sydney Running Festival will be screened live on Channel 10 commencing at 7:00am and internationally on Eurosport Asia, Fuji TV in Japan and selected free to air channels in China.

The broadcast can also be watched live on our official Facebook page.

Why was the event started?

The Blackmores Sydney Running Festival is the sole remaining participant legacy of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. It started in 2001 when the NSW Government approved the continuation of a marathon in Sydney to promote fitness and health for the NSW community and to position Sydney as an international tourist destination. Seventeen years on and the Blackmores Sydney Marathon and Running Festival is one of the most spectacular running events and marathons in the world.

Who owns the event?

This event is owned by Athletics Australia, a not-for-profit organisation responsible for managing the sport of athletics in Australia. Profits from the event go back into the community through Athletics Australia’s programs.

Who can enter the event?

Anyone can enter the event and as there are four different distances to choose from, whether you are an elite athlete, club runner, gym member, or simply someone who enjoys a social walk or jog there is a run to suit all fitness levels. All event courses go over the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

What is the date of the Blackmores Sydney Running Festival?

Sunday, 20 September 2020.

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