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)
Stage 1 = 8km stage, requiring participants to hold a 7’23” per kilometer pace or faster to finish within the stage 1 cut off time.
Stage 2 = 7km stage, requiring participants to hold a 8’26” per kilometer pace or faster to finish within the stage 2 cut off time.
Stage 3 = 6.1km stage, requiring participants to hold a 9’41” per kilometer pace or faster to finish within the stage 3 cut off time.
Stage 4 = 6.1km stage, requiring participants to hold a 9’41” per kilometer pace or faster to finish within the stage 3 cut off time.
Stage 5 = 7km stage, requiring participants to hold a 8’26” per kilometer pace or faster to finish within the stage 2 cut off time.
Stage 6 = 8km stage 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. The Broken Half Marathon will cover the final three stages of the Full event.
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.
Elite athletes must register online, then email their athletic record to firstname.lastname@example.org for final approval
Teams will consist of 2 to 6 team members The Broken Marathon will consist of 6 running events with runners starting on the hour (e.g. 8:00am, 9:00am, etc.) The Broken Half Marathon will consist of the final 3 stages of the full event, and teams will consist of 2 or 3 members. Teams will have the following categories
All male (open)
All female (open)
The course will run around the world-class facilities of Sydney International Regatta Centre. Maps will be available soon.
Aid stations will be placed approximately every 2.5km on the course, they will contain water and sponsors products.
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 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.
Prize money is for preferred runners / invitational runners in the FULL BROKEN MARATHON only. Prizes are available for the overall winners and for each specific race. Prize amounts are as follows: Overall winners:
1st Male & Female $500 each
2nd Male & Female $300 each
3rd Male & Female $150 each
Winners of the individual races:
1st Male & Female $100 each
2nd Male & Female $75 each
3rd Male & Female $50 each
You must complete all 6 stages to be eligible for prize money.
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.
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
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.
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 email@example.com for more details.
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.