Race day is fast approaching and we thought you should know some important information to get you race day ready!

Event Schedule

Date Time Action
Friday, May 19 8:00am - 7:00pm Race Bib Collection at The SMH Half Marathon Expo powered by rebel - Sydney Lower Town Hall
Saturday, May 20 9:00am - 5:00pm Race Bib Collection at The SMH Half Marathon Expo powered by rebel - Sydney Lower Town Hall
Sunday, May 21
5:30am Race HQ opens for race information and bib replacements
5:45am Gear drop opens at Hyde Park
6:15am The SMH Half Marathon Elite Wheelchair Sprint event starts
6:45am The SMH Half Marathon event starts
9:00am Presentations to commence

Runner's Guide 

Download your runners' guide and check out essential event information for the 2017 Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon presented by Qantas Assure, including helpful training tips, course maps, prizes & more!

Course Details

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. The relay event is made up of two legs, the first leg 7km's and the second 14km's and starts from St James Road. 

The SMH Half Marathon and Relay event will commence at 6:45am. 

The Elite Wheelchair Sprint event will commence at 6:15am. 

Traffic & Transport

Road closures and diversions will be in place to ensure the safety of runners and the non-event community. Participants are advised to plan their trip prior to leaving home. 

Raising Money

The SMH Half Marathon aims to help raise $1,000,000 in 2017 for more than 800 charities. You can contribute to this fantastic effort by clicking below.