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Canberra Times Fun Run


Canberra Times Fun Run 2023 Training Program

We’re very excited to announce the next Canberra Runners training program starts on 9 September. This program is designed for people wanting to run the Canberra Times Run Run 5km and 10km events on 5 November.

The Canberra Times Fun Run Training Program is an 8-week training program designed to help you reach your running goals and coaches from Canberra Runners will be with you every step of the way.

Who should register: This training program is designed for:

  • beginner runners wanting to participate in their first fun run;
  • runners who’ve had a break and want to get back into regular training for the Canberra Times Fun Run;
  • runners who want to improve their CT Fun Run 5km or 10km times; and
  • runners who do not enjoy running alone and need some running buddies.

When? Starting on Saturday 9 September we train three days a week: Tuesdays and Thursdays (6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m.) and Saturdays (from 7:00 a.m.) for 8 weeks.

Where? Our training base is Parkes Place West Lawns cnr King Edward Terrace and Parkes Pl W, Parkes (Opposite Bureau of Meteorology/Treasury Building).

How much? The cost of the program is $120 for Canberra Runners members and $185 for non-members. Please note, your registration fee does not include Canberra Times Fun Run entry fee. 

Need to know more about the program? Find out more details about the program and what the cost includes, please click here. You can also email if you have any questions.

How do I register? Registrations are now closed.

NOTE: Registration fees are not refundable. Exceptional circumstances may be considered, however, an administration fee of $30 will apply. No refunds will be possible after 24 September.