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    PORTSEA TWILIGHT

    9 Jan 2021

    Point Nepean, Portsea

    4K | 8K

    We're thrilled to be among the first to safely bring racing back to the Victorian community. Join us this January as we run along the peninsula's picturesque coastline.

     

    Test yourself along the fast 4K course or sweat it out with the hilly (but stunning) 8K course and enjoy panoramic ocean and bay views.

     

    There’s no better way to kick start your 2021 fitness goals than with a fresh challenge and some sweet views.

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    WHAT'S NEW FOR 2021

    We've made some slight changes to the Portsea Twilight to ensure we bring you an event that is safe and memorable.

    A new date

     

    This year, the event is scheduled for the second Saturday — 9 January.

    Start time & distances

    Start your run with family and friends to regardless of what distance you choose.

     

    6:00pm (full) | 6:15pm (full)| 6:30pm (full)| 6:45pm | 7:00pm | 7:15pm | 7:30pm

    Spectators

    At this stage, only those registered to race (or walk) in the event will be permitted on the event site.

     

    Some exceptions apply — view FAQs.

    Our COVID-safe promise

    We are committed to delivering our event in a modified format to ensure it is COVID-safe for all participants, staff and volunteers.

    Click here to view our COVID-safe plan.

     

    Click here to view the latest Victorian Government restriction levels.

    DISTANCES

    This year's courses remain the same as previous years.


    Chasing a PB? Race the 4K.

    Looking for a challenge? Take on the 8K.

    4K

    8K

    CURRENT PRICING

    Family

    $160

    includes 2x Adults + 2x Children (U18)

    4K / 8K (Adult)

    $60

    must be at least 18 years old on race day.

    4K / 8K (U18)

    $40

    all children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

    KEY DATES & TIMES

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    Please arrive 45-50 minutes prior to your wave start time to allow enough time to park, collect your race bib, drop your bag, use the toilet and walk to the start line.

    Race Bib Postage cut off

    11:59pm, 17 December 2020

    Anyone who enters after this date/time must collect their race bib.

    Standard Pricing ends

    11:59pm, 30 December 2020

    Online entries close

    11:59pm, 8 January 2021

    On-site race bib collection

    11am-3pm, 9 January 2021

    or at least 30 minutes prior to your chosen wave start time

    Event site & carpark open

    4:45pm, 9 January 2021

    Race bib collection reopens
    Sole Motive Retail store opens

    Bag drop opens

    5:00pm, 9 January 2021

    Start line opens for Wave 1 only

    5:30pm, 9 January 2021

    Wave 1 particpiants to leave event village

    and go to start line

    5:30pm, 9 January 2021

    Wave 1 start – 4k and 8k

    6:00pm, 9 January 2021

    Wave 2-6 start – 4k and 8k

    6:15pm, 9 January 2021

    6:30pm, 9 January 2021

    6:45pm, 9 January 2021

    7:00pm, 9 January 2021

    7:15pm, 9 January 2021

    Wave 7 start (final wave) – 4k and 8k

    7:30pm, 9 January 2021

    Last participant crosses finish line

    9:00pm, 9 January 2021

    Event site and carpark close

    9:30pm, 9 January 2021

    FAQS

    Have a question? Read through our faqs below.

    If you can’t find what you’re after, please contact us.

    COVID-19 UPDATE

     

    We are committed to providing the safest possible event environment for our participants, volunteers, staff and officials. With the changing situation we ask that you keep up-to-date with the current public exposure sites and advice on how to act if you have been in these locations.

     

    The event is proceeding as planned, in-line with government and health authority guidelines. We will continue to update participants if there are any changes as we get closer to the event.

    We look forward to seeing you at the event.

     

    what happens if the event is postponed or cancelled due to covid-19?

    COVID Postponement terms: Registered participants for events that are postponed due to COVID-19 by the state or local health authorities are automatically transferred to the rescheduled date. For those that the new date does not work, we will allow deferrals to the event in the following year

     

    COVID Cancellation terms: Registered participants for events that are cancelled due to COVID-19 by the state or local health authorities, participants will have the options of either; Transfer to another Sole Motive race within the next 12 months, or refund of your Registration Fees minus administration fee of 10%. Please note, merchant booking fees on the online transaction are non-refundable.

    What time does the race start?

    In order to ensure capacity restrictions are met, participants will choose different start time waves (regardless of distance) — each of which will be capped at 300 people.

     

    You will be able to select your preferred start time during the registration process. Please check your registration to view your start time / chosen wave.

     

    6:00pm | 6:15pm | 6:30pm | 6:45pm | 7:00pm | 7:15pm | 7:30pm

    CAN SPECTATORS ATTEND THE EVENT?

    At this stage, non-essential spectators will not be allowed to remain on the event site before, during or after the race.

    Some exceptions apply:


    • - U18 participants can be accompanied by a parent/guardian. You will be promoted to provide the parent/guardian's name and mobile number during the registration process.

    HOW WILL PLACEGETTERS BE AWARDED?

    Placegetters will be awarded based on net time (instead of gun time) in 2021.
    Net time is the time from when a participant crosses the start line until the time they cross the finish line.

     

    Winners of each distance will be confirmed after the last participant crosses the finish line (approximately 9pm)

    I'M NOT FEELING WELL / AM AWAITING A COVID-19 TEST RESULTS / HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH SOMEONE WHO HAS COVID-19, CAN I ATTEND THE EVENT?

    You can not attend the event if you are feeling unwell, are awaiting COVID-19 test results or if you have been in contact with someone who has COVID-19.
    Please contact info@solemotive.com to let us know so we can assist you with your registration.

    My friend/FAMILY MEMBER(S) and I are registered for different distances, can we start at the same time?

    Yes.


    All participants will be required to choose a start time wave during the registration process. These are the same for both distances. Participants will not be split based on distance.


    Please choose the same start time as your friend/family member(s) if you'd like to start together.

    Will there be drink stations on course?

    Participants will be asked to be self-sufficient, if possible, and bring their own water (water bottle, hydration pack, flip-belt, etc.)
    Drink stations will be will be available every 2.5km but supply may be limited.

    Race Day Briefing

     

    There will be no race briefing at the event, you can find your race briefing here.

     

    Offical weather update

    Date Good Forecast Extreme Forecast Code Red Forecast
    Tue 5 January
    25 Degrees
    Sunny
    Light Winds
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    Fri, 8 January Weather Update
    Official decision made

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    Sat, 9 January Weather Update

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    Race bib collection

    All participants will be able to collect their race bib on race day between 11am-3pm, or at least 30 minutes prior to your wave start time.
    Race bib collection will reopen at 5pm.

     

    You must have your e ticket ready with your bib number available, if not please have a form of ID ready.

    Race bib Postage

    You can choose to have your race bib posted until 17 December 2020.

    Anyone who enters after this date/time must collect their race bib (see collection times here).

     

    Bib postage will begin 15 December 2020.

    RACE BIB NUMBER

    Your race number will be sent the week commencing 4 January 2021.

    WILL THERE BE ANY ENTERTAINMENT / FOOD VENDORS?

    At this stage, there will no entertainment or food vendors on site.
    Participants are asked to come to the event site 45 minutes prior to their race start time and to leave once they have finished.

     

    We are continuously working with authorities around our planning in this areato see what will be possible once the event date approaches.

    Will there be presentations?

    At this stage, presentations will be conducted online following the event.

    Presentations will include the top 3 Male and Female for each distance & medals will be awarded and sent via post in the week following the event.

    Will there be medals?

    Medals will only be awarded to the top three place getters for each gender for each distance.

    CAN I BRING A PICNIC?

    At this stage, gatherings are not permitted on the event site.
    Participants are asked to come to the event site 45 minutes prior to their race start time and to leave once they have finished.

     

    We are continuously working with authorities around our planning in this areato see what will be possible once the event date approaches.

    Can I Bring My Pet?

    NO PETS ARE ALLOWED IN POINT NEPEAN NATIONAL PARK

     

    Dogs, cats and other domestic animals are not allowed in Point Nepean National Park at any time, including within vehicles and at special events. Guide dogs are excepted.

     

    Participants accompanied by prohibited animals will be required to leave the park and may be subject to fines from the local authority.

     

    More information.

    Can I register on day?

    There will be no on the day registrations.

    Online registrations will close at 3pm, 9 January 2021.