FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

WHEN IS THE GLENORCHY FUN RUN?  

The 2019 edition of the Hazell Bros Glenorchy Fun Run will be held on the Sunday 28 July at the Derwent Entertainment Centre.  

 

WHERE CAN I ENTER? 

Our preferred method of registration is online.  Click here to register.  If for some reason you cannot enter online, entries will only  be accepted on our official paper entry form.  Contact us if you need a paper entry form.  Once online entries close, entries can still be made using our paper entry form.  Entries will be taken at The Running Edge on race number collection days (see below) and on race day.  

 

WHAT EVENTS ARE THERE?  

We have 3 events as part of the Glenorchy Fun Run.  The Steeline 2km run focus on the kids, The Running Edge 5km and the Pace Financial Services 10km. 

 

WHO CAN ENTER THE EVENTS?  

Anyone can enter the Glenorchy Fun Run.  The 2km event is open to all ages but we promote it as a Primary School event. Placegetter and age group prizes will only be presented to Primary School students.  The 5km event is open to runners and walkers.  Walkers should not be in big groups and remain single file to ensure runners can get past. We recommend the minimum age for participating in the 5km is 10 years old.  The 10km event is for runners only. We recommend the minimum age for participating in the 10km is 12 years old.  Please ensure you select the event most appropriate to your ability and current fitness level.  

 

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?   

2km ($9), 5/10km (Adults: $18.00, Under 18: $13.50).  Late Entry Prices (From 6pm 24/7) 2km ($10), 5/10km (Adults: $20.00, Under 18: $15.00)

 

WHERE CAN I PARK?

All events start and finish at the Derwent Entertainment Centre, Glenorchy.  There is plenty of parking in the main carpark for all participants and spectators. 

 

WHAT TIME TO THE EVENTS START?  

Steeline Tasmania 2km (9:45am start)

The Running Edge 5km (10:00am start)

Pace Financial Services 10km (10:00am start)

 

WHERE DO I GET MY RACE NUMBERS FROM? 

You can collect your race number from The Running Edge, in Murray St Hobart on the following days;

Thursday 25 July
Friday 26 July
Saturday 27 July (10am - 3pm only)

 

WHEN DO ENTRIES CLOSE? 

Online entries close at 5.59PM on Wednesday 24 July.  You can still enter after this date using our paper entry form which will be at The Running Edge during race number collection.  You can also enter on the day.  There is a late entry fee after 5.59pm pm on 25 July.  Only cash will be accepted for late entries.  

 

HOW CAN I VOLUNTEER FOR THE EVENT? 

Events don't go ahead without many volunteers.  If you would like to volunteer your time on the day of the event please contact us on nsac62@gmail.com

 

WHAT'S THE TIMETABLE FOR RACE DAY? 

On race day, you will need to ensure you arrive early to collect your race number and get warmed up.  Timetable for the day is;

8:30am - race number collection and late entry available from the Astley Room at the Derwent Entertainment Centre
9:30am - Late entries close
9:45am - 2km start
10:00am - 5km and 10km start
11:15am - Presentations in the Astley Room

 

CAN PARENTS/GUARDIANS ACCOMPANY CHILDREN? 

Yes they can, but we do ask that you register in the event as well for insurance purposes (at no cost to you). 

 

HOW ARE THE EVENTS TIMED?

All events will be handtimed and participants will be required to hand in the perferated slip attached to the bottom of their race number.  This allows us to keep our entry costs low for you!  

 

ARE THERE PACE RUNNERS? 

YES! Tasmanian Road Runners (TRR) Angels in our 10km events.  

 

 

 

 

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