Get Ready Sydney!

The inaugural Broken Marathon is taking place in the world class facilities of Sydney International Regatta Centre in September 2018. In the world’s newest long distance running experience, you accrue 42.2km over 6 races and you can enter as a solo runner or a team. This style of running caters to all ages and abilities, so get a group together and register now!

Date: 29 September 2018
Start Time: 9:00am (4.5km race)
Start Location: Sydney International Regatta Centre
Finish Location: Sydney International Regatta Centre

 

Athlete Information

Race Start and Cut-Off Times

The Broken Marathon will consist of 6 running events with Individuals starting on the hour and Teams starting on the hour fifteen (e.g. 8:00 am and 8:15 am)

  • Race 1 = 4.5 km with a cut off at 8:30 min / km (pace) = 38 min 15 sec
  • Race 2 = 5.5 km with a cut off at 8:00 min / km (pace) = 44 min
  • Race 3 = 6.5 km with a cut off at 7:30 min / km (pace) = 48 min 45 sec
  • Race 4 = 7.5 km with a cut off at 7:00 min / km (pace) = 52 min 30 sec
  • Race 5 = 8.5 km with a cut off at 6:30 min / km (pace) = 55 min 15 sec
  • Race 6 = 9.695 km with NO cut off.

If a team member does not make a cut off time, the maximum time will be awarded so that the next team member can continue at the correct start time.

 

 

Individual Age Groups

 

  •  Individuals are broken into the following age groups – 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
  • There are no age groups for elite/invitational runners
Individual Elite
  •  Elite athletes must register online, then email their athletic record to info@multisport.com.au for final approval

 

Teams Information

Teams will consist of either 2 or 6 team members

The Broken Marathon will consist of 6 running events with teams starting 15 minutes past each hour (e.g. 8:15am, 9:15am, etc.)

Teams of 2 will have the following categories

  • All male (open)
  • All female (open)
  • Mixed (open)

Teams of 6 will have the following categories

  • All male (open)
  • All female (open)
  • Mixed (open)
  • Corporate Challenge
  • Family Team
  • Schools
  • Sporting Club
  • Gyms & Training Groups

 

Course Maps, Aid Stations and Recovery

 

 Course Maps

The course will run around the world-class facilities of Sydney International Regatta Centre.  Maps will be available soon.

Aid Stations

Aid stations will be placed approximately every 2.5km on the course, they will contain water and sponsors products.

Recovery

A recovery tent will be setup near the finish line with fruit, water and sponsors products to ensure you’re in peak condition between stages and at the end of the race.

Timing

 

Timing will be electronic and live, each individual and team member will have their own timing chip in their race bib. Timing will be a pulse start which means your time will not start until you cross the start line.

Timing can be viewed immediately on your phone or on the tablets supplied at the timing tent.

Individuals who register before the ‘Late’ entry period, will have their race bib printed with their preferred name.

 

Elite Athlete Prize Money

 

Prize money is for preferred runners / invitational only. Prizes are available for the overall winners and for each specific race. Prize amounts are as follows:

 

Overall winners:

  • 1st Male & Female $1000 each
  • 2nd Male & Female $750 each
  • 3rd Male & Female $500 each

Winners of the individual races:

  • 1st Male & Female $150 each
  • 2nd Male & Female $100 each
  • 3rd Male & Female $50 each

You must complete 6 sections to be eligible for prizemoney.

 

 

Registration / Packet Pickup

 

Athletes can avoid the registration line in the morning and opt-in to have their registration pack sent to them at the time of registering ($7 postage fee applies, not available for late entries). Team packs will be sent to team captains. Otherwise registration opens at the event at 6:00am on race day!

 

If you have lost your race bib buy a replacement bib for $20 at the registration tent on the day.

 

 

What You Get
  • Finisher T-Shirt *
  • Finisher medals for individual entrants
  • Downloadable certificate for all entrants
  • Sponsors product on the day
  • Chip timing and live results on the day
  • Safe and professionally managed event
  • Aid stations with water and energy drink
  • Post-race snacks and recovery nutrition
  • Secure baggage
  • Bragging rights and annual stories to tell

* For individual FINISHERS only.  Not available to late or on-the-day entries.  Only available at the conclusion of the event – no shirts will be mailed out after the event.

 

 

 

Where can I leave my gear?

 

 

There are several options available to our participants, they are:

 

  • If possible, leave your valuables with whoever has come to support you, this will ensure you can grab anything you need (such as a jacket) between stages.
  • All participants are welcome to use the event bag drop, however, please be aware that you may experience delays in getting your goods between stages as we’ll have a high number of people to provide this service to (but be assured, we’ll do our best!).
  • Corporate marquees are available on the day, please contact office@eliteenergy.com.au for more details.
Refund & Transfer Policy

Terms & Conditions

All requests must provide confirmation that Online Registration for the Event in question has been completed

The timeframes noted are determined from the day of the Event in question

Request for an Event Refund can be provided, as per the following:

  • Up to 8 weeks prior to the event, 75% of the entry fee will be refundable
  • between 4 weeks and 8 weeks prior to the event, 50% of the entry fee will be refundable
  • Between 1 and 4 weeks prior to the event, 25% of the entry fee will be refundable
  • between 0 and 7 days prior to the event, no entry fee is refundable.

NO REFUNDS will be available after the last time period under ANY circumstance

Request for an Event Transfer can be provided, as per the following

  • Can take place up until 10 days before the date of the Event
  • Can only be to an Event of equal or lesser cost as the Event being transferred from (no refund of any balance of funds)
  • A transfer will cost a $10 administration fee.
  • BUT cannot take place into an Event that has already reached capacity
  • Please note that a transferred entry cannot be refunded in any manner after the original event has passed.  It however can be transferred again.
  • If you wish to transfer to a shorter distance event at the same festival, no refund or credit of the difference in price between the two distances will be given.

There is NO TRANSFER between athletes.

All requests must be made via email to Athlete Services before each of the timeframes noted.

 

Pricing

Participants have the opportunity to enter as either an individual or as part of a team. Please see entry options below.

Type Early Bird
Ends 5pm 18/5/18
First Release
Ends 5pm 13/7/18
Second Release
Ends 5pm 7/9/18
Late Entry
Ends 5pm 26/9/18
On The Day (unless sold out prior)
Individuals $120 $130 $140 $150 $175
Elite Individuals $135 $150 $160 $175 $200
Teams (two participants) $140 $160 $170 $180 $200
Teams (six participants) $180 $240 $270 $300 $360
Individuals
Early Bird $120
First Release $130
Second Release $140
Late Entry $150
On the Day (unless sold out prior) $175
Elite Individuals
Early Bird $135
First Release $150
Second Release $160
Late Entry $175
On the Day (unless sold out prior) $200
Teams (two participants)
Early Bird $140
First Release $160
Second Release $170
Late Entry $180
On the Day (unless sold out prior) $200
Teams (six participants)
Early Bird $180
First Release $240
Second Release $270
Late Entry $300
On the Day (unless sold out prior) $360

Exhibitors

There will be a massive health and lifestyle expo on the day featuring some of the most prominent brands in active living.

 

Transport

Public transport is the recommended mode of transport to getting to the Park. For full timetable information, call or visit Transport NSW
Casual parking is available for $5 per hour or $25 per day (maximum). You can pre-book parking to guarantee a car space.
During major events, avoid potential traffic delays on Homebush Bay Drive by using these recommended routes.

 

Accommodation