RACE START / FINISH AREAS
*Please note, all participants must be present in the allocated marshalling area minimum of 30mins prior to start for briefing.
McKenzie Carpark, Northern End of Esplanade
Strand Park, The Strand
Mulherin Park, Mackay Surf Life Saving
PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARRIVE WELL BEFORE YOUR RACE START TIME TO COLLECT YOUR BIB / CHEST PLATE
REGISTRATIONS WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL 20 MINUTES BEFORE EACH RACE START:
However please ensure you arrive early to register on the day to avoid disappointment.
REGISTRATION OF PARTICIPANTS UNDER 18:
By law Parents or Guardians must register on behalf of participants under the age of 18.
There will be a section in the registration to complete by the Parent or Guardian.
Early Bird t-shirts will be made available for collection on the day of the event.
RACE START TIMES:
A synchronised start time is set for these times.
Races will start exactly at below times
The minimum age for the 5KM is 6 years and up
The minimum age for the 10KM is 8 years and up
Both the 5km and 10km events are timed events. Multisport Australia will be timing each event in each location and displaying live results direct to the Solar Care CITYRUN website. Also displayed will be the aggregated leaderboard across all Solar Care CITYRUN events, so participants can view where they placed within the entire Solar Care CITYRUN event.
2.5KM IS OPEN TO EVERYONE
Solar Care CITYRUN 2.5KM is open to everyone, walkers, runners, wheelchairs and prams.
There is one drink station on course, manned by the local Surf Life Saving Club. Both water and Powerade will be offered for participants. A refreshment area will be available post event near the finish line.
Signage for toilets will be available at race central.
All participants must arrive at CITYRUN 30 mins prior to their event.
Where possible participants and spectators are advised to consider parking away from the course area.
PUSHERS AND PRAMS:
Participants with pushers and prams are permitted only in the 2.5km event and must start from the rear of the field.
All participants are advised to be fit and healthy to compete in CITYRUN. This advice relates especially to the 5km and 10km events. Participants should also be careful to remain hydrated at all times, be aware of sandflies and be considerate of all participants competing.
Participants should be aware that CITYRUN may be held in inclement weather. Any weather warnings will be sent to participants by email and announced on STAR FM.
Event notifications will be posted on www.cityrun.com.au and be sent direct to participants be email.
St Johns Ambulance will be providing first aid assistance during the event and emergency medical will be on standby.
PRESENTATIONS & PRIZES:
*Winners of 5km and 10km will win accommodation & reef trip prizes in Port Douglas, plus FREE RACE ENTRY into the Tropical Journeys Great Barrier Reef Marathon Festival on October 22. Overall winners will win an additional 2 nights accommodation.