21.1km Half Marathon

8:00am start – Sunday 3 March 2024

Half Marathon participants will do an extra 1100 metre loop to start the event and then two laps of our 10km circuit.

Bendigo Fun Run’s 10 kilometre fun run and half marathon courses both leave and return from the lawns of Rosalind Park with the runners taking in some beautiful sights of our ‘gold rush’ city. 

After exiting Rosalind Park on the left hand side of the fernery, you’ll take a left hand turn and your training will kick into action as you climb up Goal Road to the magnificent Ulumbarra Theatre.

Next you’ll cruise past Bendigo Senior Secondary College and Camp Hill Primary school, wind your way around the outside of the Queen Elizabeth Oval and retrace the course back before turning left past the Golden Dragon Museum. From here, it’s onto the smooth and fast tree-lined Bridge Street to Nolan Street.

Once you reach Lake Weeroona, you’ll turn left and head north to make the most of the wonderful Bendigo Creek Trail.

You’ll weave past Weeroona College before turning near Holdsworth Road at the Water and Aid Station manned by our volunteer team.

Then it’s back along the Bendigo Creek Trail. Be sure to wave as you pass-by athletes on the return journey!

You’ll return to Rosalind Park via the northern end to the applause of family and friends.

This will be a fantastic opportunity to run this new course and enjoy the closed roads under traffic control. We will be proving plenty of drink stations for our 2,000 plus participants.

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ENTRY FEES

Early Bird: $60.00
(Up to midnight 31st January 2024)

Regular: $80.00
(From 1st February to midnight Friday 1st March 2024)

Late: $90.00
(From 2nd March to 15 mins prior to race start)

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Half Marathon Event Details

DATE Sunday 3rd March 2024
DISTANCE 21.1km
START TIME 8:00 AM
START / FINISH LOCATION Rosalind Park, Bendigo
(Google Maps)
BIB COLLECTION Rosalind Park Event Village:
Saturday 2nd March: Between 3:00pm – 6:00pm
Sunday 3rd March: From 6:15am onwards.
Bibs will NOT be posted out prior to the event.
AGE RESTRICTIONS Participants must be 16 years and older on event day.
START DETAILS Wave starts 5 minutes apart. Each participant’s race time will start when they cross the line. Participants can select their preferred wave upon registration.
COURSE CLOSES 11:00 am
WATER / AID STATIONS 4 km / 8 km / 12 km / 16km / 19km
There will be drink and aid stations, manned by local volunteer groups, along all course routes and at the start and finish locations. Please note these are water only.
ENTRY FEES Early Entry Fee: $60.00
(Up to midnight 31st January 2024)
Regular Entry Fee: $80.00
(From 1st February to midnight Friday 1st March 2024)
On The Day: $90.00
(From 2nd March to 15 minutes prior to race start)
Entry fee includes GST and third party booking fees.
THE FINE PRINT Please read our A-Z Participant Guide here >
Please view our Terms and Conditions here >
PRIZES

First placed female and male will receive a $200 local sports store voucher.

INCLUSIONS Finisher medals, professional timing, first aid support, a safe run course, road closures and, of course, fun!
All proceeds raised are donated to Bendigo Health Foundation.
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Course Map

Bendigo Fun Run 10km and Half Marathon Course Map
Download Course Maps as PDF