The Blackmores Sydney Running Festival is the sole remaining participation legacy event of the highly successful 2000 Sydney Olympic Games and is run on one of the most spectacular courses in the world, taking in Sydney’s iconic landmarks, providing all participants with a unique opportunity to cross the Sydney Harbour Bridge - traffic free. 

The festival is accessible for runners/joggers/walkers of all abilities and plays host to the:-

  • Blackmores Sydney Marathon
  • Blackmores Half Marathon
  • Blackmores 10k Bridge Run
  • Blackmores 3.5k Family Fun Run

With 3 of the 4 runs ending at the prestigious Sydney Opera House finish line.

The event is Australia’s largest running festival with over 37,000 participants from over 66 countries and has a dedicated 3 hour live broadcast shown across Network Ten, Eurosport Asia and Japan and China’s largest terrestrial TV channels.

In addition to races, the festival is complimented by a three-day Expo and a post-race recovery village playing host to over fifty thousand participants and supporters providing excellent opportunities for direct consumer engagement. 

The event is a hugely successful fundraiser supporting a large number of local and national based charities. In 2018, the event helped to raise over $1,700,000 for charitable organisations. The total funds raised since the events inception now stands at
over $20 million. 

The Blackmores Sydney Running Festival has a select number of sponsorship opportunities available for brands wishing to join the existing stable of trusted and premium event partners including Blackmores, ASICS, rebel and Garmin.

Our team will work with you to create a bespoke sponsorship package that delivers on your brand objectives care of a dedicated 7 month marketing campaign.  Your brand will have exposure and access to 120,000 unique data records, 50,000+ social media followers, plus pre and post event day brand presence allowing for strong engagement with a passionate audience at scale.

For more information please contact: -
Alice Horwood
Client Services and Sponsorship Manager

Application Assistance

To assist us with your query, please complete the answers below and return to alice@pont3.com. With this information, we will be able to see if your product/ organisation have potential to be involved. Please note that we would not consider creating a space for a new Sponsor should they pose a conflict of interest to our current Sponsors or Partners.
  1. What is the product/ service or the industry of your organisation?
  2. What is the expected level of investment ($)?
  3. What is the expected length of involvement (year/s)?
  4. How do you believe your organisations objectives & strategies align with that of the Blackmores Sydney Running Festival?
  5. Who is your target market / demographic?
  6. Have you been involved with events and at what sponsorship level previously? If yes, what events?
  7. What are you hoping to achieve through this sponsorship?
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