A Race for Everyone!
The Greater Bank Sydney Half is part of Athletics Greater Bank RunNSW series and will also incorporate the NSW Half Marathon Championships. The event will also feature a 7km and 4km Fun Run to ensure there is something for everyone. Athletics NSW medals will be on the line for U/20, Open and Master’s categories in the half for registered members. All races are open to members AND the general running public.
6:00am – Event bib collection commences at Cathy Freeman Park
7:20am – Greater Bank Sydney Half Marathon and 7km Wheelchair
7:30am – Greater Bank Sydney Half and Greater Bank 7km Run
10:00am – Greater Bank 4km Run
We’ve allowed enough time between races for participants to cheer on their children, families and friends participating in the other races. Be sure to invite your friends and family to come down and support you in your run. Runners are to assemble on the start line 10 minutes before the start time.
Cut Off Times
Fully closed running course and Tag Timing Cut off 3.00hrs
After 10:30am participants must then run off the road and act as a pedestrian and give way to traffic. We will continue to provide manual timing until 10:30am.
Manual timing cut off 3:30hrs
How do I enter for the 2018 Greater Bank Sydney Half?
Online entries are now open. All entries must be completed online.
Early Bird entries close on Wednesday 15th August. All entries received by this date will have their race packs including their bib and tag e mailed to them. All entries received after this date will collect their race packs on the morning of the race.
CLICK HERE FOR ONLINE REGISTRATION
Please note the following entries fees below. Note that all RunNSW members will receive free entry upon entering their promotion code
$79 ($85 on the day)
$40 ($45 on the day)
$30 ($35 on the day)
$20 ($25 on the day)
$15 ($20 on the day
Event Check In and Race Bib/Timing Tag Collection
Once you have entered, you will receive a confirmation email. If you have entered on or before Wednesday 15th of August your race pack will be sent to you. After this, your pack will need to be collected on the morning of the race.
1. Early check in and race pack collection
As many participants will have their bibs mailed to them, there will be no pre-event bib collection on the day before the event.
2. Race day check in
All participants who did not rececive their race bib and timing tag in the mail can collect from the registration marquee located in Cathy Freeman Park on Sunday 26th August from 6:00am. Check in on the day closes 30 minutes before the start of each event. Please ensure you allow plenty of time to confirm your entry and collect your race bib timing tag. Participants who do not collect their timing tag will not receive an official finish time.
If you are driving to the event, it is recommended that you park in P1 which can be accessed via Hill Road. Alternatively, parking will also be available in P6 however this is a longer walk to the start line.
The Start and Finish area is in Cathy Freeman Park which is around 100 metres walk from the Sydney Olympic Park Train Station. Please ensure you check the city rail train timetable for details.
Free entry into 6 Greater Fun Runs, Sydney10, and Sydney Half, 50% discount for Walka, Western Sydney Marathon and all other RunNSW events!
CLICK HERE FOR MORE RUNNSW MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION
Once registered, simply use the ’discount code’ at the bottom of your signup email for FREE entry into all the RunNSW and TrackRUN Events.
The Finish Line
The start line will be the finish line located on Olympic Boulevard recognisable by the finish arch. A recovery area will be set up after the finish line for runners to recovery with water and electrolyte and remove their timing chips. After exiting the recovery zone runners can meet their friends and family in the festival area located in Cathy Freeman Park. There will be first aid and sports trainers at the finish line as well as a range of food and drink outlets.
Prizes and Prize Categories
The presentations for the Half Marathon and 7km events will take place at 9:15am at the main stage in the Festival area.
Athletics NSW Medals for the Half Marathon
These will be awarded to the top three ELIGIBLE runners in each age category of the Half Marathon event. Note: Team results and points will be awarded to ANSW Club runners who participate in the Half Marathon only. The 7km and 4km events are supporting events are not part of the Athletics NSW Winter Championship.
U20 Male and Female,
Open Male and Open Female,
Masters Male and Masters Female
RunNSW Medals for the Greater Bank 7km
RunNSW medals shall be awarded for place getters in the Greater Bank 7km.
Top three Open Male and Open Female
Top three U/16 male and U/16 female
Team Results and Categories
Team results shall be listed for the following two categories
1. ANSW clubs
2. Social team of 3
3. Parkrun team of 3
CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS OF OUR RUNNING SYMPOSIUM ALSO HELD ON 26TH AUGUST. RUN THE HALF, 7KM or 4KM THEN HEAD TO THE SYMPOSIUM!!