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    Looking for the perfect flat and fast course to beat your Half marathon PB? The Carman’s Fun Run provides the perfect opportunity to join with your local community and try to get a speedy time whilst running to support a good cause.

     

    Race down the picturesque one-lap course and help raise funds for Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) to support their mission to ensure that all Australian’s affected by breast cancer can receive the best treatment, care and support.

    Last minute pricing ends 30 min before race start on 18 February 2024.

    21.1K PRICING

    LAST MINUTE

    $125/ADULT

    $125 / under 18

    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

    WAVE START TIMES

    5:45am

    Event village opens

    NEW START TIME

    6:50am

    Half Marathon starts

    NEW START TIME

    8:15am

    10km starts

    9:10am

    5km run starts

     

    9:30am

    Pink Lady 5km walk starts

    10:30am

    All events road closure

    1:00pm

    Event concludes

    HALF MARATHON

    6.45am - Wheelchair wave
    6.50am - Wave A and Priority:

    This is for priority runners (<1hr 30 min males and <1 hr 40 min females) and Wave A runners aiming to race a time under 2hrs. This wave is suitable for you if you are able to run under 6 min/km pace.
    6.55am - Wave B:
    This is for runners aiming to finish the race in more than 2hrs. This wave is suitable for you if you run over 6 min/km pace.

     

     

    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

    NEW START TIME

    6:50am

    Half Marathon starts

    NEW START TIME

    8:15am

    10km starts

    9:10am

    5km run starts

     

    9:30am

    Pink Lady 5km walk starts

    10:30am

    All events road closure

    1:00pm

    Event concludes

    5:45 am

    Event Village opens

    9:10am

    5km run starts

    NEW START TIME

    6:50am

    Half Marathon starts

    9:30am

    Pink Lady 5km walk starts

    7:15am

    Half Marathon start closes

    10:30am

    All events road closure

    NEW START TIME

    8:15am

    10km starts

    1:00pm

    Event concludes

    21.1K

    General Information

    Age limits

    Participants must be 16 years + on race day.

     

    Start line 

    Head St, Elsternwick Park.

     

    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

     

    First Aid

    On course First Aid is located at 2.5K, 8.5K, 13.5K and 18.5K

     

    Toilets

    On course toilets are located at 2.5K, 8.5K, 13.5K and 18.5K

     

    Drink stations
    Water is located at 2.5K, 6.5K, 8.5K, 11.5K, 13.5K, 16K and 18.5K

    Gatorade is located at 6.5K, 16K and the Finish line.

     

    Participant instructions

    Participant Instructions are available here.

     

    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.

    FUNDRAISING

    Sole Motive is proud to announce that Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA)is the official charity partner for the 2024 Carman’s Fun Run.Fundraise for Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) and help support people affected by breast cancer.

    Make your Carman’s Fun Run 2024 mean more.

    Fundraise for BCNA and get rewarded!

    - Raise $100 to receive a pair of BCNA ankle socks

    - Raise $250 to receive a Pink BCNA Carman's Visor

    - Raise $500 to go into the draw to win a fitness pack valued at over $1000

    - Raise over $1000 to receive a VIP Goodie bag

    Why your support of BCNA is so important.

    Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) works to ensure that all Australians affected by breast cancer receive the very best care, treatment and support.

    Our impact means that we make a difference to EVERYONE with a breast cancer diagnosis, regardless of whether they been in contact with BCNA or not. All BCNA services and resources are provided for free.

     

    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

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