Rules

General:

  • Entrants will run on the approved course as directed and will not accept outside assistance.
  • Entrants will accept any marshal, event volunteer, organiser or judge’s decision as final.
  • No competitor will be awarded an event placing unless they are wearing an event number on the front of their body visible throughout the entire event.
  • No competitor deemed to have received outside assistance will be eligible for official placings or prizes.
    • This includes but is not limited to an accompanying cyclist, a runner or pacer who is not an entrant in the same event and of the same gender or any person placed deliberately at some point on the course with the intention of providing specific assistance to an entrant.
    • Exceptions include, but are not limited to a person placed within 50m of an official aid station who provides advice and / or nourishment to an entrant, and family and friends that wish to run across the line with an entrant who may do so from the point where the finish chute turns onto the grass section (about 100m from the finish line).
  • Officials, including but not limited to course marshals, drink station attendants, first aid personnel and road traffic control personnel have the authority to disqualify or remove entrants from the course. Failure to obey the direction of an official will result in disqualification.
  • No “fall-back” date is proposed in the case of cancellation due to “extreme” conditions. This may include, but is not limited to temperature forecasts in excess of 36 degrees at 12pm on event day, a flooded course, severe storm warning, other environmental conditions that event organisers consider may place entrants at an unreasonable risk.
  • The Event Organisers reserve the right to reject or cancel any entry in any event at any time particularly in but not limited to weather conditions that make the event dangerous. In any circumstances where cancelation is necessary due to safety concerns entry fees will not be refunded and recompense may not be claimed by entrants for any other consequential loss.
  • Race organisers reserves the right to alter without notice any rules and conditions which govern the event.

Event changes, transfer and withdrawal:

  • Prior to 31 January 2022:
    • Entrants may transfer their entry to a longer event:
      • If entry pack has not been sent out, entrants may change events paying only the difference in entry fee (at regular prices).
      • If entry pack has been sent out, entrants may change events but must pay the difference in event price and an additional $10 administration cost.
    • Entrants may transfer their entry to a shorter event:
      • If entry pack has not been sent, a refund of the difference in entry fee will be made.
      • If entry pack has been sent, a refund of the difference in entry fee, less $10 administration change will be made
      • To change events, please send your request via a contact us form.
    • Entrants may transfer entry to another person, (for the same distance only) if the other person is provided with the event entry pack in full as supplied by organisers.
      • To transfer an entry, please send your request via a contact us form.  Full details of the retiring entrant, and new entrant must be included.
    • Entrants may withdraw from the event and receive a refund less $10 administration fee.  Refunds are not available for 2km Primary School Challenge.
  • After 1 February 2022:
    •  Entrants may transfer their entry to a longer event:
      • If entry pack has not been sent out, entrants may change events paying only the difference in entry fee (at regular prices).
      • If entry pack has been sent out, entrants may change events but must pay the difference in event price and an additional $10 administration cost.
    • Entrants may transfer their entry to a shorter event:
      • A fee of $10 is payable to cover bib replacement and administration costs. No refunds will be offered
  • To change basic details (phone numbers, address etc.), logon to your entry form using the details provided in your entry confirmation email. If you have misplaced your confirmation, then contact us for options.