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    CARMAN'S FUN RUN 5K

    16 February 2025

     

    Elsternwick Park, Brighton
    VIC

     

    9:10am run start

    Join us and take on the 5K run to raise funds for Australian's affected by breast cancer! Race down the fast and flat course along Melbourne's breathtaking bayside and raise funds together with your local community.

     

    Make your run count in 2025 by raising funds for Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA). Your fundraising helps BCNA work towards ensuring all Australians who are affected by breast cancer receive the very best care, treatment and support.

    5K PRICING

     

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    Super Early Bird pricing ends at 11:59PM on 8 August 2024.

     

    Family Pricing: 15% discount - 2 Adults and 2 Children Under 18.
    Please note discounts will not be applied retrospectively. Ensure you emailinfo@solemotive.com to activate discount PRIOR to entering.

    SUPER EARLY BIRD PRICING

    $54/ Adult

    $44 / under 18

    EARLY BIRD

    PRICING

    $60/ Adult

    $50 / under 18

    STANDARD

    PRICING

    $65/ Adult

    $55 / under 18

    LAST MINUTE PRICING

    $75/ Adult

    $65 / under 18

    *Entry includes a finisher medal and an event t-shirt.

    WAVE START TIMES

    5K
    9:10am - Wave A and Priority:
    This is for priority runners (<20mins males and <25 min females) and Wave A runners aiming to finish
    the race in under 30 min
    This wave is suitable for you if you are able to run under 6min/km pace.
    9.15am - Wave B:
    This is for runners aiming to finish the race in over 30mins
    This wave is suitable for you if you run over 6min/km pace.

     

    COURSE MAP

    A flat 1 lap out and back course, that takes you along St Kilda St, past Middle Brighton Sea Baths and Royal Brighton Yacht Club along The Esplanade. Returning to finish on Bayside’s Elsternwick Park.

     

    EVENT DAY TIMELINE

    5:45 am

    Event Village opens

    9:35am

    Pink Lady 5km walk starts

    6:45am

    Half Marathon starts

    10:30am

    All events road closure

    8:20am

    10km starts

    1:00pm

    Event concludes

    9:10am

    5km run starts

    5K

    General Information

    Age limits

    All children under the age of 8 years old must be accompanied by a guardian. The child’s guardian must be entered in the event.

     

    Start line

    Head St, Elsternwick Park.

     

    5K road cut off

    If participants do not make road cut off times they will be allowed to complete the course on the footpaths.

     

    5km road cut off: 11:00am

     

    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.

    Participant instructions

    Participant Instructions will be available closer to race day.

     

    Drink stations
    There will be a water station located at the 2.5km mark. Sport drink will be available at the Finish Line.

     

    Toilets and First Aid

    On course toilets and first aid will be located at 2.5K.

     

    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.  

     

     

    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 2025 Carman’s Fun Run.  Fundraise for BCNA and help support people affected by breast cancer.

    Make your Carman’s Fun Run 2025 mean more.

    Fundraise for BCNA and get rewarded!

    - Raise $100 to receive a pair of BCNA laces

    - Raise $250 to receive a Carman's Fun Run buff

    - Raise over $1,000 to go into the draw to win a Fitness pack, Carman’s hamper and BCNA merchandise gift pack

    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

    - Reduce the cost of breast cancer for those diagnosed.

    - Improve equity of access to optimal breast cancer care.

    - Improve the experiences of living well with and beyond breast cancer.

    - Improve outcomes in tackling breast cancer through increased prevention and early detection activity.

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