Real Insurance SH10k Entries now open for the 2021 Real Insurance Sydney Harbour 10k & 5k – 5 December 2021

2021 Real Insurance Sydney Harbour 10k & 5k event postponed until 5 DECEMBER 2021

We have been keenly awaiting an update from the NSW Government with regards to the roadmap to opening for events and we are excited that a return to running in your favourite running races can happen from December.

This roadmap has finally given us the clarity that we have been waiting for and we are excited to announce the Real Insurance Sydney Harbour 10k and 5k will now take place on Sunday 5 December 2021.

We appreciate this has been a challenging 18 months and that planning for anything with confidence has been incredibly difficult. We dearly hope that this new date works for you so you can join us and enjoy the thrill of participating in one of the best running events on the calendar, the Real Insurance Sydney Harbour 10k & 5K.  


All registered participants will receive an email from regarding the options available to them in respect of the new date.


For those who yet to register for this year’s event, registrations will re-open on at 3pm, Tuesday 5 October.


If you can, please run with heart and support our official charity partner The Sebastian Foundation and make a difference to the mental health of young Australians. For more info on The Foundation click here


Keep training and stay safe.

we’re back sydney! Let’s do this!

The Real Insurance Sydney Harbour 10k and 5k sees over 5,000 participants, starting at The Rocks and run or walk around the sparkling Sydney Harbour. Why not give it a go this year… Here’s six reasons to run, jog or walk around the spectacular
Sydney Harbour in the Real Insurance Sydney Harbour 10k or 5k,

New to running?

The Real Insurance Sydney Harbour 10k & 5k courses are super flat, making for the perfect introductory event for first time runners of all ages and abilities. Make a commitment to your running and fitness goals by signing up.

Real flat and fast course to achieve your best time

Achieve a personal best time on a super flat and fast course. A fun and achievable run perfect for beginners and experienced runners.

Spectacular harbour views

Staring at the historic Sydney Rocks area, the 10k & 5k course is a one lap loop which hugs the harbour foreshore to ensure spectacular views throughout. The course travels along Hickson Rd, through Cockle Bay, Darling Harbour, through stunning Barangaroo Reserve and back into the Rocks to the finish line near the Overseas Passenger Terminal, Circular Quay.

Perfect training event 

After the disappointment of cancelled events in 2020 & 2021, the Real Insurance Sydney Harbour 10k & 5k provides the perfect opportunity to check your preparation on flat and fast course.

Fundraise and run for a great cause

We are delighted to welcome the Sebastian Foundation as our partner charity. Raise $500 to support the Sebastian Foundation in delivering their essential programs and we will reward you by refunding your registration fee allowing you to RUN FOR FREE! 

Stay motivated and take care of your fitness

Stay on track and motivated  by committing to the 2021 Real Insurance Sydney Harbour 10k & 5k. Whether your goal is to improve your fitness, take on your first fun run or to secure a personal best time, make the commitment today and join a like minded community and achieve your goals together.

Ready, set, run with heart!


We’re ready to get started! Learn more about The Sebastian Foundation and stay informed with event updates and news

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    Course maps

    2021 Course maps will be available shortly. In the meantime, download the 2019 course maps to get an idea of where it runs. There will be very limited changes between the 2019 and 2021 courses.

    2021 event info

    From pricing and volunteering to travel updates and event day info

    Event Pricing

    Race day entries will be available (but cost extra)

    Event Day Travel

    The best way to get there is by
    public transport


    We are looking for volunteers to be a part of our Volunteer Program

    Race Bib Collection

    Pre-race day and race day pick up dates and times

    2021 event sponsors

    Our amazing partners who make this event possible.