Entry Details

When is the race?

The Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon will be held on Sunday, May 17, 2015.

How do I enter?

The only way to enter is online. Payment method for online entries is credit or debit card or PayPal. Payments made via credit or debit card will incur a 1.50% surcharge, any payments made via PayPal will not incur the surcharge. If you do not have a credit or debit card, Australia Post provides a prepaid card service, please visit your nearest post office for details.

Please read the important information in the page below before entering.

Take care with your entry as we cannot change your start group after your registration is completed.

The SMH Half Marathon is currently developing a new online registration system with The Realbuzz Group. Please bear with us as we update our technology to enhance the user experience. 

Important: Browser Compatibility  

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Browser compatibility
Due to Fairfax Media recently upgrading registration systems to ‘Realbuzz’ registrations, we can now offer a higher level of protection and privacy for our entrants. However, there are now certain browsers and software versions that are unsupported by the Realbuzz registration system and may cause issues when attempting to register for all events. Please note the following to ensure that these issues do not occur when you are registering. Unsupported Internet Browsers include- 'Internet Explorer'. Supported Internet Browsers include- 'Mozilla Firefox', 'Google Chrome', 'Safari'. If you do not have any of the above supported internet browsers, just type any respective browser name above into Google and download one; each browser is fast to download and free. Alternatively, any smart phone or tablet will have supported software. As a result, Fairfax Media can ensure that our users have a hassle-free experience when registering for events.

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Who can enter?

Anyone over 12 years of age can enter as long as they are fit enough to complete the race in the allowed times. Please assign yourself to the appropriate group based on your ability.

No pets, bicycles, scooters, hand cycles, skateboards or rollerblades are permitted.

Those with strollers and non-racing wheelchairs are requested to start from the back of the pack for safety reasons. 

How do I collect my race bib?

All participants are required collect their race bib from the expo. Please be sure to bring a copy of your eTicket or SMS on your mobile device to make the process as quick as possible. If you are for any reason unable to attend, a friend or family member can collect on your behalf. They will need to provide your eTicket or SMS to do so, to print out a copy of your eTicket, log in to your members here. 

The Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon Expo powered by rebel

Sydney Lower Town Hall
483 George Street, 
Druitt St Entrance
Sydney CBD, 2000

Date and Time
Friday, May 15, 2015 - 8:00am until 7:00pm
Saturday, May 16, 2015 - 9:00am until 5:00pm

*Open times are subject to change

For more information on getting to and from the expo, please click here.