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.
Start & Finish Map
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|
|7:58am||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|
|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|