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RunFun Travel Rottnest Running Festival

The 28th RunFun Travel Rottnest 42km marathon and accompanying 21.1km, 10km and 5km fun run is organised by the West Australian Marathon Club with the event proceeds being donated to Royal Flying Doctor Service.

The Fun Run options have been designed for those who want to be part of the great community event. If the marathon and half marathon events feel too far, there are also 10km and 5km runs available for participants. The 5km is ideally suited for walkers or the very young with their parents and prams.

The start of the RunFun Travel Rottnest Marathon is heralded by the wail of bagpipes at 6:55am on the Sunday morning. The bagpipes have become a traditional part of the marathon and can be heard throughout the marathon at Armstrong Hill.

This year, the marathon starts at 7am, half marathon at 8am and the 10km and 5km run start at 10am and 10:15am respectively. The 300m Quokka Dash event for kids will happen at 12pm.

For further information on the event, including registration, programme and entrance fees. Please visit the West Australia Marathon Club website.

Ferry Travel

Rottnest Express have a dedicated early morning service for the event. This service departs from B Shed at 5:15am.

For the latest ferry information and to book your travel, please visit the Rottnest Express, SeaLink Rottnest Island or Rottnest Fast Ferries websites.