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Canberra 50k Ultra Marathon Course
The Canberra 50k Ultra Marathon course is an extension of the Canberra Marathon course. Broadly the extension is on the bicycle path which runs between Bowen Park and Lennox Gardens, with participants getting two and from the bicycle path via Telopea Park West.

At the conclusion of the Canberra Marathon course
Continue clockwise around NSW Crescent
Left into Telopea Park West
Cross Wentworth Avenue at its intersection with Telopea Park West
Continue west on the bicycle path that traverses Bowen Park
Follow bicycle path under Kings Avenue and Commonwealth Avenue Bridges
U-turn 329 metres west of Commonwealth Avenue Bridge
Continue east along bicycle path and back to Bowen Park
Cross Wentworth Avenue at its intersection with Telopea Park West
Continue along Telopea Park West
Right into NSW Crescent South
Finish outside Telopea Inn on the Park

Marathon Eve 5k Course
The 5k course is broadly a two lap course. It starts at the 5k mark of the 10k course. Participants run from the 5k mark of the 10k course to the finish of the 10k course. Each lap takes participants through the streets of Barton. This design ensures maximum spectator participation as participants pass the finish area on each lap. A street by street description follows.

Lap 1 - lap of Barton suburbs - 2.1km
Start in Telopea park West, immediately south of its intersection with Gipps Street
Continue north along Telopea Park West
Left into Telopea Park West
Left into Darling Street
Right into Young Street
Right into Brisbane Avenue (inside lane of Brisbane Ave coned - no disruption to traffic)
Right into Telopea Park East (western lane coned - no disruption to traffic)
Right into Manuka Circle (at its intersection with Currie Cr South)
Continue into NSW Crescent South

Lap 2 - lap of Barton suburbs - 2.9km
Continue clockwise around NSW Crescent North
Left into Telopea Park West
Left into Darling Street
Right into Young Street
Right into Brisbane Avenue (inside lane of Brisbane Ave coned - no disruption to traffic)
Right into Telopea Park East (western lane coned - no disruption to traffic)
Right into Manuka Circle (at its intersection with Currie Cr South)
Continue into NSW Crescent South
Finish outside Telopea Inn on the Park

Marathon Eve 10k Course
The 10k course is broadly a five lap course. It starts with two mini-laps around the Telopea Park School, followed by three longer laps through the streets of Barton. This design ensures maximum spectator participation as participants pass the start/finish area on each lap. A street by street description follows.

Lap 1 - lap of Telopea Park School - 1km
Start in NSW Crescent North, immediately east of its intersection with Young Street
Continue east along NSW Crescent North
Right into Telopea Park West
Right into NSW Crescent South

Lap 2 - lap of Telopea Park School - 1km
Continue clockwise around NSW Crescent
Right into Telopea Park West
Right into NSW Crescent South

Lap 3 - lap of Barton suburbs - 2.9km
Continue clockwise around NSW Crescent North
Left into Telopea Park West
Left into Darling Street
Right into Young Street
Right into Brisbane Avenue (inside lane of Brisbane Ave coned - no disruption to traffic)
Right into Telopea Park East (western lane coned - no disruption to traffic)
Right into Manuka Circle (at its intersection with Currie Cr South)
Continue into NSW Crescent South

Lap 4 - lap of Barton suburbs - 2.9km
Continue clockwise around NSW Crescent North
Left into Telopea Park West
Left into Darling Street
Right into Young Street
Right into Brisbane Avenue (inside lane of Brisbane Ave coned - no disruption to traffic)
Right into Telopea Park East (western lane coned - no disruption to traffic)
Right into Manuka Circle (at its intersection with Currie Cr South)
Continue into NSW Crescent South

Lap 5 - lap of Barton suburbs - 2.2km
Continue clockwise around NSW Crescent North
Left into Telopea Park West
Left into Darling Street
Right into Young Street
Right into Brisbane Avenue (inside lane of Brisbane Ave coned - no disruption to traffic)
Right into Telopea Park East (western lane coned - no disruption to traffic)
Right into Manuka Circle (at its intersection with Currie Cr South)
Continue into NSW Crescent South
Finish outside Telopea Inn on the Park