How do I apply for a preferred start?

Runners wanting a preferred start must first register online and then email the Sydney Running Festival office with a previous result (must be in previous 12 months). Preferred starts are subject to availability and are allocated on a first in first served basis. As a guide, preferred starts will be offered to athletes running under the following times;

Preferred Athlete Start Times
 Bridge Run (9km)
Half MarathonMarathon
Male35 mins75 mins2 hrs 50 mins
Female40 mins85 mins3 hrs 15 mins