What to expect
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Registration Open - Mar 22
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Race Bib Name Cut Off - May 24
Last day to enter to get your name on your race bib.
Postage Cut Off - July 11
Last day to enter to be able to have option to get race pack posted.
Race Pack Collection - July 12
Race pack collection begings from Sole Motive Store at 12 Midday.
Race Weekend - July 23
Event village opens
Race pack collection and entries
Race Day - July 25
7:00am Half Marathon
Elevation profile coming soon.
Detailed participant instruction will be available to download closer to the event.
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Pacers will will be confirmed closer to the event.
If you are a racing wheelchair please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to secure your spot. The racing wheelchair wave will start approximately 10 minutes before the official Runner’s World Half Marathon event – at 6:50am.
WHEELCHAIR ACCESS. Please be at the start line no later than 6.30am
Run Melbourne 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.
Drink stations are located every 2-3km. The Half Marathon will pass 7 drink stations. There will be Gatorade sports drinks available at drinks stations throughout the course. Please refer to your course map for drink station locations.
Please note, that all the information below relates to Runner’s World Half Marathon participants:
START LINE LOCATION: Flinders St. (corner of Elizabeth St)
RACE START TIME: 7:00am. We recommend you arrive at the event at least one hour before your race start times.
WAVE START ASSEMBLY TIME: 6:45am for all waves. For those wanting to be in Wave A or the Priority Area please be in position from 6.30am
PREDICTED FINISH TIMES PER WAVE ALLOCATION:
WAVE A – Under 1 hour, 45 mins
WAVE B – 1 hour, 46mins – 1 hour, 55 mins
WAVE C – 1 hour, 56 mins – 2 hours, 10 mins
WAVE D – 2 hours, 10 mins +
If you wish to run with friends or family who are starting in a different Wave Start Zone, you may start in a slower zone than that printed on your race number (e.g. someone with a B Zone label may start in B, C, or D) but not in a faster one (e.g. A).
Please note: Wave Start Zones will be in place at the start line of each race to ensure a smooth start for all participants. Entrants are asked to assemble in the appropriate zone as indicated by the letter printed on their race bib.
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