The Runners Club holds a series of races over the year, including major events and smaller club races. The club welcomes non-members to all club races for a fee of $10 for seniors and $5 for juniors. All races are free for club members except for the Canberra Half Marathon.
Upcoming Club Events
Date Event Name Start time Distance/s Start Address
Sunday 7 January Women’s and Girls’ Jogalong 8:00 am 6 / 3 / 1.6k Weston Park, Yarralumla
Tuesday 30 January 2018 Stromlo Forest Park - Summer Series 6:15 pm 2 / 5 km Uriarra Rd, Stromlo Forest Park
Sunday 4 February Women’s and Girls’ Jogalong
(40th Anniversary/OvCan special event)
8:00 am 6 / 3 / 1.6k Weston Park, Yarralumla
Tuesday 6 February 2018 Summer Series - National Museum 6:15 pm 2 / 5 km Lawson Cresent, Acton
Tuesday 13 February 2018 Telopea Park 6:15 pm 2 / 4 km Telopea Park, East Kingston
Tuesday 20 February 2018 Weston Park 6:15 pm 2 / 5 km Weston Park
Tuesday 27 February 2018 Barrenjoey 6:1 pm 2 / 5 km Off Lady Denman Drive
Sunday 4 March Women’s and Girls’ Jogalong 9:00 am 6 / 3 / 1.6k Weston Park, Yarralumla
Tuesday 6 March Boat House East 6:15 pm 2 / 5 km Menindee Drive Parkes
Tuesday 13 March Stirling Park 6:15 pm 2 / 5 km Hopetoun Circuit Yarralumla
Tuesday 20 March Stromlo Forest Park 6:15 pm 2 / 5 km Uriarra Rd, Stromlo Forest Park
Sunday 1 April Women’s and Girls’ Jogalong 9:00 am 6 / 3 / 1.6k Weston Park, Yarralumla
FULL 2018 YCRC EVENT PROGRAM HERE.
The summer series consists of eight events each of which has a short race distance of 2 km and a longer race distance of approximately 5 km. Races commence at 6.15 pm on Tuesday evenings. The summer series begins the Tuesday 30 January 2018 until the Tuesday 20 March.
Please stay tuned for more details on the 2018 series as they become available.
Winter races are usually held on Saturday afternoon, with a 2 km event at 12.45 pm and then a 3-5 km and a 6-10 km starting together at 1 pm. Some longer races are held on Saturday mornings and do not include a 2 km option.
This event usually consists of five race over five consecutive weeks, with a similar format to the Summer Series i.e. tow races at the same time, one around 2 km and the other around 5 km. Races commence at 6.15 pm on Tuesday race distances between 2 km and 5 km. Races commence at 6.15 pm on Tuesday evenings. The series begins on the first Tuesday in November.