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    CARMAN'S FUN RUN HALF MARATHON

    19 February 2023

    Elsternwick Park, Brighton
    VIC

    7:10am start

    Early Bird pricing ends at 11:59PM Thursday 8 September 2022.

    21.1K PRICING

    (+ Service Fee 5.5%, incl. GST + Payment Processing Fee)

    EARLY BIRD

    $105/ADULT

    $105 / under 18

    Run Anywhere, Anytime

    If you are unable to run on February 19, you can register to run anywhere, anytime.

    You will be able to download your race bib closer to the event.

    For more info see our FAQs.

    EARLY BIRD

    $50/ADULT

    FAMILY DISCOUNT

    15%OFF FOR TWO ADULTS

    AND TWO KIDS (U18)

    EVENT INFORMATION

    EARLY BIRD PRICING ENDS - 11:59PM AUGUST 19

    STANDARD PRICING ENDS - 11:59PM OCTOBER 8

    RACE BIB NAME CUT OFF - 11:59PM SEPTEMBER 30

    POSTAGE CUT OFF FOR RACE PACKS - 11:59PM OCTOBER 21

    LAST MINUTE ONLINE ENTRIES CLOSE - 11:59PM NOVEMBER 5

    RACE PACK COLLECTION ON SITE - 12AM - 4PM NOVEMBER 6

    EVENT DAY RACE PACK COLLECTION - FROM 5:30AM NOVEMBER 7

    *HM, 10km and 2km kids ONLY race pack collection & entries Rond Terrace

    Please note you cannot collect 5km race packs from here on race day

     

    EVENT DAY RACE PACK COLLECTION - FROM 8AM NOVEMBER 7

    *5km Race Pack Collection and entries at Start line on King George Terrace

    EVENT INFORMATION

    EARLY BIRD PRICING ENDS - 11:59PM AUGUST 19

    STANDARD PRICING ENDS - 11:59PM OCTOBER 8

    RACE BIB NAME CUT OFF - 11:59PM SEPTEMBER 30

    POSTAGE CUT OFF FOR RACE PACKS - 11:59PM OCTOBER 21

    LAST MINUTE ONLINE ENTRIES CLOSE - 11:59PM NOVEMBER 5

    RACE PACK COLLECTION ON SITE - 12AM - 4PM NOVEMBER 6

    EVENT DAY RACE PACK COLLECTION - FROM 5:30AM NOVEMBER 7 AT ROND TERRACE EVENT VILLAGE

    *HM, 10km and 2km kids ONLY race pack collection & entries Rond Terrace

    Please note you cannot collect 5km race packs from here on race day

     

    EVENT DAY RACE PACK COLLECTION - FROM 8AM NOVEMBER 7 AT KING GEORGE TERRACE

    *5km Race Pack Collection and entries at Start line on King George Terrace

    COURSE MAP

    A fast, flat 2 lap out and back course, taking you along St Kilda St and past some of Bayside’s iconic attractions. This includes Middle Brighton Sea Baths and Dendy St Bathing Boxes. Enjoy the bay views as you make your way to the turnaround in Hampton Beach Rd and return to finish on Bayside’s Elsternwick Park.

    EVENT DAY TIMELINE

    5:45am

    Event village opens

    7:10am

    Half Marathon starts

    8:15am

    10km starts

    9:15am

    5km run starts

     

    9:30am

    5km walk starts

    10:30am

    All events road closure

    1:00pm

    Event concludes

    5:45 am

    Event Village opens

    9:15am

    5km run starts

    7:10am

    Half Marathon starts

    9:30am

    5km walk starts

    7:25am

    Half Marathon start closes

    10:30am

    All events road closure

    8:15am

    10km starts

    1:00pm

    Event concludes

    21.1K

    General Information

    Age limits

    Participants must be 16 years + on race day.

     

    Start line 

    Elsternwick Park Head St

    Wave 1:7:10am (female only)

    Wave 2:7:12am (female only)

    Wave 3:7:25am (female & male)

     

    Will there be an awards ceremony at the end of the event and how will the top 3 place getters be awarded?

    Yes, placegetters will be awarded based on gun time rather than the adjusted time for each run (net time). Trophies and prizes will be presented to participants post-race.

     

    Half Marathon road cut off

    If participants do not make 16km by 9.40am road cut off time they will be allowed to complete the course on the footpaths.

    Half Marathon road cut off: 10:30am

     

    Drink stations
    Located approximately every 3km on the course.

     

    Participant instructions

    Will be available for download closer to the event.

     

    Clothing storage 

    Clothing storage is available during the run/walk. Your race number features a tear-off strip for you to attach to your backpack or clothing bag. Do not leave any valuables in your bag as we cannot accept responsibility for valuables lost or stolen. 

     

    We no longer offer single-use plastic bags at the bag drop, so please remember to bring your own bag to the event.  

     

    Wheelchair information

    Racing wheelchair:If you are a racing wheelchair please contact timing@solemotive.com to secure your spot. The racing wheelchair wave will start approximately 10 minutes before the official Half Marathon start – at 7:00am. Please be at the start line no later than 6:45am

     

    Non racing wheelchair:Sole Motive accommodates wheelchairs in our event. If you’re not a Racing Wheelchair Athlete, please start at the back of the final wave in your event.

    For more event information, visit our FAQ's page.

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    FUNDRAISING

    Sole Motive is proud to announce that Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) is the official charity partner for the 2023 Carman’s Fun Run. Join us and help BCNA in their important work to raise funds and spread awareness for people affected by breast cancer.
    Make your run count in 2023.

    Get rewarded with your fundraising dollars!

    - Raise $50pp to receive BCNA knee high Pink Lady socks

    - Raise $100 to receive BCNA pink cap

    - Raise $200 to go into the draw to win a fitness pack

    - Raise over $500 to be invited to the VIP marquee and receive a goodie bag 

    Where is my money going?

    Aside from information and support, one of the key things BCNA does is advocate and inform policy to improve costs of treatment, and faster listing of new and innovative drugs on PBS, and devices and tests on MBS.

     

    With your help, BCNA can:

    • - Provide peace of mind, and information, with factual, tailored information through My Journey
    • - Support people affected by breast cancer via our caring Helpline
    • - Advocated for new medications to come onto the PBS to improve access to treatment options
    • - Ensure the voice and experience of the BCNA network influences breast cancer policy and research innovation

     

    PARTNERS