Blackmores Half Marathon

Training Program 2019

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Become A Half Marathoner

... and help us beat cancer!

Sign up by 2 June -- win shoes 

Can Too are Foundation experts at training runners for Blackmores Half Marathon, but it’s not why we exist.

We believe that every one of us has the power to reduce the impact of cancer for ourselves, the people we love, and the world.

Signing up to this 14 week program  is a commitment to using your personal challenge to create a better future for everyone affected by cancer.

At your first mid-week session you’ll be welcomed by your support crew  – training alongside you each week as you work towards becoming a Fundraising Star and a Blackmores Half Marathoner.

On your first weekend ‘long run’ you’ll run/walk 30mins under guidance from your coach, focussing on injury prevention.

It might be the longest you’ve run in a while.

At first, you’re going to get tired, feel sore; seriously doubt whether you can ‘be a half marathoner’.

You might even swear a bit.

In those crucial first weeks you’ll rely on support crew a lot: to keep you positive; keep you laughing; keep you moving.

Before you know it, you’ll find the energy to support others in tough times, in their own struggles, and you will become a half marathoner.

If you're ready to make a personal commitment to change, find a group   training for Blackmores Half Marathon.

Your 14 Week Program

Our programs have been road-tested by more than 10,000 runners over 15 years.

Twice per week your support crew  will help your group become better runners and fundraisers so you can help cancer researchers find better treatments.

You’ll also have a day-by-day program to follow outside of coached sessions, with a tailored yoga library from YOGAHOLICS.

Your program includes $645+ value in return for your commitment to fundraising.

Interval Sessions (Mid-Week)

Typically 30mins discussion:

  • Share fundraising ideas
  • Hear from specialist guest speakers
  • Ask questions of your support crew

Typically 60mins training:

  • Improve your running technique
  • Improve your fitness
  • Core strength & stretching

Long Runs (Weekends)

Starting at 30min run/walk:

  • Build endurance slowly
  • Improve your mental focus
  • Practice pacing strategies

Going for coffee together after each long run is an important part of our weekend ritual!

Your Support Crew

$229 Sign Up = $645+ Value

... and a first timer guarantee!

Super Earlybird ($149) ends 14 Apr.
Giveaway + Earlybird ($189) ends 2 Jun.
Standard ($229) from 3 Jun.

Race Entry

Race entry now included in your registration!


No extra fees for twice weekly group training.

Venue Fees

No extra fees for entry into training venues.


No extra fees for training & race tops.

Online Yoga

No extra fees for follow-at-home videos.


What's a life-changing experience worth?

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We Care About You

First-Timer Guarantee

If this is your first Can Too registration, and you attend four of the first six sessions but don't enjoy it, we'll refund 100% of your registration fee. No questions asked.

Simple Refunds Policy

You'll get a 100% refund on your registration if cancelling 2+ weeks before training starts. You'll get 50% refunded if cancelling the week before training. After that, we're committed.

Generous Refer-A-Friend

For every first-time Can Tooer who puts your name down when they sign up, we'll reward you with 25% OFF your fundraising. Some conditions apply.

Join 15,000+ Participants

... in creating a cancer-free future.

Our programs are 50% training and 50% fundraising.

Linda Hughes, Northern Beaches

I Can Too because my whole family has cancer, I’m out here running for them. I was searching for a group to run with, after running five or six kms a week I wasn’t progressing. I didn’t think I could do long runs on my own so I found Can Too and I’m really happy I did, it was meant to be. Because cancer has been popping up everywhere, my whole family is suffering from it and a lot of my extended family has had it as well. So to be able to give back with fundraising and supporting such a good cause, that’s what I’m doing it for.

Cathy Duloy, Mac Uni

I think of my cancer treatment as like doing an endurance event, like a half marathon, you take one step at a time and eventually you’ll get there and you might be suffering while you’re doing it, but you’ll get thought it. It’s a huge shock, your world changes straight away. Looking back, I don’t know if I would have got through that period without my Can Too friends and also the fitness that I had going into it; it really helped. Can Too really means so much to me because of that support.”

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We Blackmores Half Marathon

... and you will too!

In our 15th season training for Blackmores we know it’s the little things that matter.

We bring all our groups together for a pre-race briefing, warm up with a coach, toilet stop, and head off to the start line together – together.

All our runners can access on-course support by your support crew – from start to finish.

Hundreds of runners and spectators will cheer “Go Can Too!” to others in orange. It’s going to be a huge boost in tough times.

As you’re cheered down the home straight to the finish line, smiling for the cameras, you’re going to feel like an Olympian. And you’re going to deserve it.

Within seconds of finishing, it’ll get emotional, probably lots of hugs, as your family and friends celebrate with you at the exclusive Can Too hospitality area.

Remember: you will be a Half Marathoner!!! Your achievements are going to inspire others to get involved and give those affected by cancer a better chance to beat it.

Be more than a part of the crowd, be a part of something bigger than running.

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Question? Let's chat.

All our staff are regulars in our programs. We all started as beginners, faced the same challenges as you, and are here to share our experiences and advice.

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Can Too Blackmores Half Marathon 2019 Competition


  • Entry is open to participants registered in the Can Too Blackmores Half Marathon 2019 training program
  • Employees, immediate family members of employees, employees of any company associated with the Promotion are ineligible to enter


  • The Promotion commences on 12:00 27/02/2019 and entries close on 23:59 02/06/2019 (promotion period)
  • To enter, Eligible Entrants must complete a registration, including payment of registration fees, for the Can Too Sydney Trail Series training program during the Promotion Period via
  • By entering and participating, entrant agrees to hold harmless, defend and indemnify Can Too Foundation and Facebook from and against any and all claims, demands, liability, damages or causes of action (however named or described), losses, costs or expenses, with respect to or arising out of or related to
    • entrant’s participation in the Sweepstake, or
    • entrant’s participation in any Prize related activities, acceptance of a Prize and/or use or misuse of a Prize (including, without limitation, any property loss, damage, personal injury or death caused to any person(s)
  • This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Google, Blackmores Sydney Running Festival, or Pont3


  • The random prize draw will take place at 12:00 on 03/06/2019 at Can Too Foundation offices, 100 William St, Woolloomooloo NSW 2011
  • The winners will be chosen at random by Can Too Foundation. The judges' decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into
  • The winner will receive 1 x pair of shoes from Brooks Running
  • Total Prize pool valued up to $250


  • Winners will be notified by phone/email within two (2) business days of the draw
  • If there are any unclaimed or un-awarded prizes a prize draw will be conducted on 03/09/2019 at the same time and place as the original draw. If a winner is drawn they will be contacted by phone and in writing within two (2) business days