The 2017 Australian Running Festival Accommodation Package

Travelling to Canberra for the Australian Running Festival – Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 April 2017?

At Crowne Plaza Canberra you’ll find everything you need to prepare for your race.  Enjoy the tranquil surroundings of Glebe Park and the convenience of a city location that’s also close to the event. Relax in our quiet and spacious guest rooms, be nourished with a generous breakfast and then re-energise with the swimming pool, gym and locally inspired dining.

Book our special two night Australian Running Festival package now.

The 2017 Australian Running Festival package includes:

  • Two night’s accommodation for up to 2 adults
  • Full buffet breakfast for 2 in Redsalt Restaurant on one morning and a boxed breakfast per person on the other morning, that you can take with you to the event
  • Either a guaranteed early check in of 12 noon if arriving on Saturday 9 April, or a late check out of 4pm, if departing on Sunday 10 April

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Crowne Plaza Canberra is the Exclusive Accommodation Partner for the Australian Running Festival in 2017.

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About the Australian Running Festival 

Long-distance runners from around Australia will converge on Canberra for a weekend of activity with whole family, at the iconic Australian Running Festival on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 April 2017.

Entrants can enjoy a full weekend of fitness and fun across five scenic courses that showcases the best of the nation’s capital. The Half Marathon, The Canberra Times Marathon and the 50km Ultra Marathon will take place on Sunday 9 April,  and will take participants on a route following the Parliamentary Triangle, along the banks of Lake Burley Griffin and finishing on East West lawns.

Across the whole weekend, runners can expect an immersive event village experience when collecting their packs and once they cross the finish line. The East West Lawns will host an entertainment stage, event expo, elite athlete district and a little runners’ zone fitted out with kids’ activities to ensure a weekend of fun for the whole family.

The Australian Running Festival will again partner with hundreds of Australian charities, with the goal to raise over $250,000 for a wide range of worthy local, community and worldwide causes.

Registrations are open for a weekend away with the whole family at the Australian Running Festival.

November 15 – February 14: Early Bird Entry (save $20)
February 15 – March 28: Standard Entry (Save $10)
March 28 – April 7 & 8: Late Entry

Saturday 8 April: Australian Running Festival (Day 1) – 5km and 10km
Sunday 9 April: Australian Running Festival (Day 2) – Half Marathon, Marathon, 50km Ultra Marathon

Join the conversation at @austrunningfest, #australianrunningfestival

Terms and Conditions

Package is available between Friday 8 April and Sunday 10 April 2017, subject to availability. Full payment is required at the time of booking and is non-refundable. Package includes 2 nights accommodation for up to 2 people. Minimum length of stay of 2 nights or more required. Rates qualify for IHG Rewards Club Points. Visit ihgrewardsclub.com for details. Offer is valid only for less than 10 rooms and cannot be combined with any other special offer.