SMH Half Marathon

Can Too Training Program 2020

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Super Earlybird ($154) ends Sun 5 Jan.

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Become A Half Marathoner

... and help us beat cancer!

About this program

This program is for all runners looking to train in a fun, group environment for the SMH Half Marathon whilst fundraising for cancer research.

If you're concerned about your ability, please contact us. We'd love to help you set a suitable goal.

As a registered Australian charity, all our programs fundraise for cancer research — it's an important part of why we do what we do.

Looking for an alternative goal? This program is suitable for those training for Noosa Runaway Half Marathon, Great Ocean Road Half Marathon, and Hawke's Bay Half Marathon.

Training format

You'll train twice per week under the guidance of supportive, experienced running coach.

Mid-week interval training typically covers:

  • how to run more efficiently
  • improving core strength
  • proper breathing techniques
  • understanding injury prevention
  • presentations by guest speakers.

Saturday distance runs typically:

  • focus on running form
  • build endurance
  • improve mental focus
  • work on pacing and race strategy.

From just $5.50/session

... get up to $627 value!

Super Earlybird ($154) ends Sun 5 Jan.
Giveaway + Earlybird ($182) ends 2 Feb.
Standard ($210) from Mon 3 Feb.

$420
Coaching

No extra fees for twice weekly group training.

$112
Venue Fees

No extra fees for entry into training venues.

$60
Merchandise

No extra fees for training & race tops.

$35
Online Yoga

No extra fees for follow-at-home videos.

$$$
Transformation

What's a life-changing experience worth?

You Can WIN Brooks Shoes!

One of our SMH Half Marathoners will start training with new shoes from Brooks Running.

To enter, simply SIGN UP before the Earlybird ends at midnight Sun 2 Feb.

Terms & Conditions 

Win Brooks Shoes

Help fund lifesaving cancer research

... common fundraising questions.

Do I have to fundraise?

Yes, you have to fundraise in return for your 14 week coached training program. Don’t let that worry you too much, we’ve been doing this since 2005 so we have plenty of resources available to help you achieve your fundraising goal. Plus, you’ll have a Team Captain and Mentor/s to guide you through. The best approach is to have a plan and to start early.

Where does the money go?

When you fundraise for the Can Too Foundation, you're fundraising for Australian cancer research and prevention. We focus on investing in early career cancer researchers across all cancer types.

For every tax-deductible dollar we receive:

  • 71% goes to cancer research
  • 29% goes to cancer prevention.

What if I don't meet my commitment?

Can Too has been teaching people to run and raise funds for cancer research for fifteen years. We know that if you put your mind to it and work hard you CAN TOO help fund Australia's most promising cancer research projects. You have until 30 days after your goal race to meet your commitment, and we continue working with you until options are exhausted.

How long do I have to fundraise?

The good news is that you have until 30 days after your program finishes to meet your commitment to cancer research and prevention. You'll have an active fundraising page from the moment you sign up, so our suggestion is sign up early!

We  SMH Half Marathon

... and you will too!

The inaugural race in 1992 had 3,075 entries and since then the Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) Half Marathon has established itself as the first major race in the calendars of running enthusiasts across New South Wales.

The course starts and finishes in Hyde Park and takes you through Pyrmont, Darling Harbour, The Rocks, Circular Quay and the Royal Botanic Gardens.

Navigating the city streets in the heart of Sydney with 13,000 of your closest running buddies will ensure this is a race you won't forget.

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TERMS & CONDITIONS

Can Too SMH Half Marathon 2020 Competition

ELIGIBILITY

  • Entry is open to participants registered in the Can Too SMH Half Marathon 2020 training program
  • Employees, immediate family members of employees, employees of any company associated with the Promotion are ineligible to enter

ENTRY

  • The Promotion commences on 12:00 02/12/2019 and entries close on 23:59 02/02/2020 (promotion period)
  • To enter, Eligible Entrants must complete a registration, including payment of registration fees, for the Can Too SMH Half Marahton training program during the Promotion Period via https://www.cantoo.org.au/event/smh-half-marathon-2020
  • 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, SMH Half Marathon, or Ironman

PRIZES AND WINNING

  • The random prize draw will take place at 12:00 on 03/02/2020 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

PRIZE CONDITIONS

  • 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 03/05/2020 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

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