Half Marathon Course

The Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon will commence at 6:45am on Sunday, May 15, 2016. The SMH Half Marathon is a distance of 21.1 km's, the start is located on College Street, adjacent to St Mary's Cathedral and the finish line is located at Hyde Park North. 

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Gradient Map

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Start & Finish Map

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Cut-off points

There are cut-off points along the course to assist with re-opening of roads, we are under strict instructions from the NSW Police and RMS to ensure the timeliness of roads re-opening for public use. Therefore, course cut-offs are used to ensure that these regulations are adhered to.

Cut-offs are calculated from the time the last person crosses the start line, participants will need to maintain an average pace of 7.5min/km.

Time of day Race Time Distance Location
6:45am 0mins 0km The SMH Half Marathon Commences
7:10am 0mins 0km No more runners allowed to cross the start line
7:45am 35mins 5km Sussex Street
7:58am 48mins 6.4km Pyrmont Bridge & Murray Street intersection
8:27am 77mins 11km Pyrmont Street & Allen Street intersection
8:32am 82mins 11.6km Harris Street & Fig Street on-ramp intersection
9:10am 120mins 15.5km Kent Street at Bradfield highway on-ramp
9:30am 140mins 17.5km Prince Albert Road
9:55am 165mins 21km Runners diverted through College Street underpass

Drink Station & Toilet Locations

Location Distance (approx.) Water Hydralyte GU Chomps Toilets
Start Line 0km Yes No No Yes
Drink Station 1 3.5km Yes No No Yes
Drink Station 2 7.5km Yes Yes No Yes
Drink Station 3 10km Yes Yes No No
Drink Station 4 13km Yes No Yes Yes
Drink Station 5 15km Yes No No No
Drink Station 6 19km Yes Yes No Yes
Finish Line 21.1km Yes Yes No Yes