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Lake Macquarie foreshore, The Esplanade Warners Bay.
Road closures will commence at 6.30am on the day of the event and reopen at 10.30am. Detours will be in place between Kings Road Warners Bay and Creek Reserve Road Speers Point.
It is recommended athletes park their cars behind The Esplande Shops in the carpark off John Street.
7.30am – Half Marathon
7.45am – 10.5km Fun Run
9.00am – 4km Family Scamper
Early Bird Entry finishes on July 29th. No race shirts will be available for Late Registrations but shirts may be purchased on the day at the Registration Tent.
Race packs will need to be collected and will not be mailed out.
Race Pack pick up and late registrations will be available Saturday 28 August between 10am – 4pm and Sunday 29 August between 6am – 7am on the Esplanade, Warners Bay.
Free Early Bird Race Shirts can be collected at Race Pack collection dates or on race day upon presentation of early bird bib number.
Late Registration is available online until midnight August 28th. Also available at the event venue in the Late Registration tent on both Saturday 28th August between 10.00am – 4.00pm, and Sunday 29th August between 6.00am – 7.30am, The Esplanade, Warners Bay.
Payment can be made by Cash, Cheque or Credit Card (Visa, Mastercard).
Full refund will be made up until August 10th after which a 25% administration fee will be deducted for all late race withdrawals. Refunds will not be issued at all 7 days prior to the event.
New Multisport Australia timing chips will be utilised for all events and are INSIDE THE RACE BIBS supplied within your Race Pack, the bibs should be attached to your shirt. As timing chips are contained within the race bibs this year and do not need to be returned.
Baggage Claim Area is provided and supervised during the race. Possessions will be bagged and require your race number and verification of your race bib for collection.
Presentation will be held on site starting after conclusion of the event at approximately 10.00am. Trophies will be awarded to the overall first three place getters and medallions awarded to the first place getters in specified age categories will be available for collection. Note: Family Scamper category age winners up to 15years of age only.
Finisher medallions will be handed out to ALL finishers as they cross the finish line.
Newcastle Sports Medicine with Dr Ross Cairns will be on site to assist runners with his team of physicians as needed. Find out more at www.newcastlesportsmedicine.com.au. Three aid stations will be on course. Final drink station will serve water and isotonic drinks.
Links to the timekeepers results will be posted online for competitors following the race.
Marathon-Photos (official event photographer) will offer participants the opportunity to download for FREE a Race Finisher’s Certificate in A4 size, complete with name and time details.