YMCA of Canberra Half Marathon

Sunday, 27 May 2018

Lennox Gardens, Canberra, ACT

Run/Walk Road/Path/Park Long Half Marathon
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The YMCA of Canberra Half Marathon, incorporating the 49th Rex Foulkes Memorial Race, features a beautiful and fast course in the heart of Canberra on Sunday, 27 May 2018.

The course starts and finishes in Lennox Gardens and includes a scenic around the western basin of Lake Burley Griffin, making it one of the more scenic courses around.

In May the weather can be very cool and with a light frost. It then normally brightens up to a clam, sunny day sunny day with the temperature in the high teens. No guarantees, but usually ideal for running!

Rex Foulkes, in whose memory this event is named, was a local distance runner who died in a road accident while returning to Cooma from Canberra after a race in 1970. The first Rex Foulkes Marathon was held on 13 September 1970.


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This event starts and finishes in Lennox Gardens (opposite the Hyatt Hotel).

Note: map location may be approximate.

Other events

Other editons of this event were on / will be on:
- 27 May 2018
- 27 to 28 May 2017
- 21 to 22 May 2016
- 23 to 24 May 2015
- 17 to 18 May 2014


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