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NSWPF Media Release: Motorists reminded of road closures and clearways ahead of 2017 Sydney Running Festival

Friday 15 Sep, 17

Police are reminding drivers of significant road closures and special event clearways, in and around the Sydney CBD, for the 2017 Sydney Running Festival this weekend.

More than 33,000 people are expected to compete in the event on Sunday (17 September 2017), which includes four races; a half and full marathon, a family fun run and a 10km bridge run.

Each event kicks off in Bradfield Park at Milsons Point, before heading over the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Achilles Australia bringing people with disabilities together at Sydney Running Festival

Friday 15 Sep, 17

Look out for a sea of yellow shirts in this Sunday’s Sydney Running Festival as charity running group Achilles International Australia hold their first National Running Event with teams from Sydney, Canberra and Melbourne joining together in the events.

Today, the impact of your fundraising will be doubled!

Wednesday 13 Sep, 17

Thanks to our Team Kids sponsor The Income Tax Professionals will match all donations the Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick receives from Blackmores' supporters until 1 pm tomorrow Thurs 14th Sept up to $15,000.

With under a week until race day, make the most of this amazing fundraising opportunity and ask for support from your friends and family over the next 48 hours.

All donations will be doubled until 1 pm Thursday 14 September. 

As we walk on

Tuesday 12 Sep, 17

Perseverance is the name of the game whether on the track or in life we all need to learn the art of walking on regardless of obstacle or outcome. My journey to an Olympic medal wasn't easy and it certainly didn't happen overnight, when I am asked how I did it there is no short answer but looking back the best answer is an unwavering determination which took me over peaks and through troughs, something that I worked on each day alongside the physical endurance needed for a 20km was the mental fortitude to continue to push myself every day to new levels.

Eloise Wellings Juggling Motherhood and Running

Tuesday 12 Sep, 17

Juggling motherhood and running can be tricky and a fine balancing act especially if you're a running mum with a full-time job too. But the benefits of a busy mum getting out for a run far out way the logistical juggling act.

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