With its low gradient course along the banks of the Yarra River, the Burnley Half Marathon has deservedly gained a reputation as one of the fastest half marathons in Australia.
With its low gradient course along the banks of the Yarra River, the Burnley Half Marathon has deservedly gained a reputation as one of the fastest half marathons in Australia. With that in mind, the race is the perfect opportunity to shoot for a personal best or tune up for the Melbourne Marathon.
What: XCR’19 Rd 9 – Burnley Half Marathon
Date: Sunday 8 September 2019
Entries close: 11:59am Wednesday 4 September, 2019
Location: Kevin Bartlett Reserve, Yarra Boulevard (enter via Swan St or Grange Rd) Melway Ref 59 B1 (Google Maps)
Clubs are encouraged to bring Club Tents to the Burnley Half Marathon and can be set up around the Administration area next to Kevin Bartlett Reserve. All tents must be weighted down. There is strictly no pegging at the Burnley Half Marathon.
Road Closures will take place from early Sunday morning, please see below the roads and times of these closures.
Closures Locations and Times:
Yarra Boulevard – 6:00am-11:30am. There will be strictly no access to Yarra Boulevard between Bridge Rd to the Citylink off ramp from the Monash Freeway between these times.
F R Smith Dr – 6:00am-11:30am
Please remember to approve any memberships before the 11:59am Wednesday 4 September cut off time, otherwise athletes will compete via invitation.
(Sunday) 7:00 am - 11:00 am