Sydney Marathon Shakeout 5km

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See schedule for dates, tour starts at
14 & 15 Sep 2023
Distance / Duration
Challenge Factor
Starting At
Circular Quay (Wharf 2)
Finishing At
Circular Quay (wharf 2)
Minimum Guests

• A knowledgeable and experienced tour guide to lead the way
• All photos taken during the tour
• A post-tour coffee (or alternative) at one of our favourite hidden Sydney cafes

What To Bring

• Please wear suitable clothing for this type of activity, including appropriate footwear.
• We recommend bringing a water bottle and refilling it at the water taps along the way.
• In summer, we recommend wearing a hat to protect yourself from the sun.
• There is no storage available for bags during the tour, so please plan accordingly.


Fit City Tours is committed to providing a high-quality, enjoyable tour experience for all of our participants. If you have any specific accessibility needs, please don't hesitate to let us know and we will do our best to accommodate your needs and ensure that you are able to fully participate in the tour. In order to prepare and plan appropriately, we recommend contacting us in advance of your tour to discuss your specific requirements.

Starting Point & Map

This tour meets outside Wharf 2 at Circular Quay, Sydney. The nearest station is Circular Quay.

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The Sydney Marathon Shakeout 5km is a perfect route for those who want to shake their legs out before the big marathon race. The route starts and ends at Circular Quay, which is a central location and easily accessible by public transport. The run takes in the Rocks, Darling Harbour, and some parts of the marathon route.

The first part of the route takes runners through the historic area of the Rocks, where they will pass by the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Opera House. The route then heads towards the vibrant Darling Harbour, where runners can enjoy the beautiful waterfront scenery while passing by various restaurants, cafes, and entertainment venues.

After the Darling Harbour section, the route takes runners along parts of the marathon course, including Pyrmont Bridge, where they can enjoy stunning views of the city skyline. The course also includes some gentle inclines, which provide an excellent opportunity to stretch the legs and prepare for the marathon.

The route finishes back at Circular Quay, where runners can enjoy a well-deserved coffee at one of our favourite cafes in the area. The pace of the run is very light, allowing runners to focus on shaking their legs out and getting ready for the marathon.

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