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Barossa Marathon 2018

August 19 @ 7:30 am - 1:30 pm


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The Barossa Marathon Festival is held every year starting in the scenic vineyard-surrounded Tanunda. The event attracts runners from right across the world, wanting to challenge their fitness levels in the marathon (42.2km), half marathon (21.1km), 10km and 5km events. The course is very flat, perfect for those wanting a quick time or ‘personal best’.

The Festival is also Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS) certified, meaning the event can be used to get a qualifying time for other international AIMS events, including Boston Marathon.

Feel the landscape. Meet the people. Experience the Barossa.

Start Time:

Marathon: 7.30am

Race Bib Collection:

Friday 17 August – t.b.c.

Saturday 18 August – t.b.c.

Sunday 19 August – No Race Bibs will be available for collection on race day. Please contact
[email protected] if you have any queries.

Race Bib Collection is Self Serve in 2018.
All you have to do is:

  • When you arrive at the designated Race Bib Collection spot, head to the SARRC Marquee. 
  • The SARRC Marquee will have boards with lists on them, all clearly marked with the distance to make your life easier.
  • Find your name on the list.
  • Note the bib number allocated to your name.
  • Head to the Race Bib Baskets and locate your Race Bib.
  • Don’t stress though, as there will be SARRC Volunteers to assist in any way you need!

Course Cut Off:

6 Hours. Course Closes at 1.30pm.

Drink Stations:

Drink Stations will be located every 2-2.5kms. Every second Drink Station has Powerade.

Special Drinks:

Need a special drink on course during your Barossa Marathon?

You have the option to place special drinks on course. Organise your special drink drops by choosing a noticeable and unique drink bottle, marking on the bottle clearly where you would like it dropped, and we will organise for it to be there and ready for you when you hit that drink station on event day!

Details on Special Drink Spots will be up soon!

Special Drinks Drop Off:

Information tbc.


Would you like to run the Barossa Marathon Festival for free? Can you maintain a consistent pace for a half marathon? Are you willing to motivate others throughout the run to achieve their running goal?

We are currently seeking interest from members who would like to pace at the Barossa Marathon Festival on the 19th August 2018. Ideally you have some experience as a pacer before, however, as long as you have had experience running the requested distance a number of times in the past we will consider you.

If this describes you & you are interested in being one of the pacers at the Barossa Marathon Festival, please contact [email protected] expressing which event you would like to be considered for and the time that you can run this event in comfortably (ideally should be at least 10mins slower than the most recent time you ran this distance). If you were not planning on running in Barossa, we are also seeking interest for Pacers for our other events throughout the year.

Marathon Pacers:

2:30 –

2:45 –

3:00 –

3:15 –

3:30 –

3:45 –

4:00 –

4:15 –

4:30 –

4:45 –

5:00 –


Entries Open Sunday 28th January 2018
Super Early Bird Close Sunday 25th February 2018 @ Midnight
Early Bird Close Sunday 22nd July 2018 @ Midnight
Refunds Close Sunday 29th July 2018 @ Midnight
Participant to Participant Transfers Close Sunday 29th July 2018 @ Midnight
Self-Edit Close Sunday 29th July 2018 @ Midnight
Distance Transfer Close Sunday 29th July 2018 @ Midnight
Entries Close Thursday 16th August 2018 @ Midday
Late Entries (Incurs a late fee) Contact Office – [email protected]
FEE STRUCTURE Super Early Bird Early Bird General
42.2K $100 $120 $140
21.1K $60 $80 $100
10K $30 $40 $50
5K $15 $25 $35



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August 19
7:30 am - 1:30 pm
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08 7006 3203


Faith Lutheran College
131 Magnolia Road
Tanunda, South Australia 5352 Australia
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