Sandy Point Half Marathon Event Information

27 AUGUST 2017 | BRIGHTON, VIC

Sandy Point Half Marathon Event Information

The Sandy Point Half Marathon is held along the streets of Melbourne’s iconic bayside, starting at Green Point, Brighton. Held on Sunday 27 August, 2017 the event offers three distances (Half-Marathon, 10k, 5k) and a bonus 3k kids run as you run along Beach Road. Stunning views of Melbourne’s Port Phillip Bay will help you stay motivated to cross the finish line.

Push your limits

This winter, focus on feeling good. Sign up for Sandy Point Half Marathon and get fitter, faster, leaner and stronger this winter. Grab a friend, lace up your runners and take on the challenge.

Late entry Registrations:

Late entries are available at Green Point, Brighton at the below times;

Saturday 26 August: 2pm – 5pm Sunday 27 August: 5:45am – 9:30am

Distances & Times

Half Marathon – 7:40am

10km – 7:10am

5km – 8:15am

3km Kids Run – 9:30am

Times are subject to change

Pricing and Entry Information

LATE ENTRY PRICES VALID UNTIL MIDNIGHT  24/08/17 


There are no refunds.

Event Timetable

What are my options if I cannot participate?

 

 

You do not have to notify Sole Motive, the organiser if you are unable to run for any reason.

However, there are no refunds for non-starters or non-finishers. We do offer a credit note, or you can change your distance. If you would like to change your distance please email info@solemotive.com.  If you would like to withdraw and would like a credit note (minus $10 for administration fees) please email info@solemotive.com by 5:00pm Friday 18 August 2017. After this time no credit notes will be offered.  Credit notes are valid for Sole Motive events only and are valid for 1 year from the date of issue.

Please note: Credit notes will not be issued when downgrading distances.

3km kids run minimum age

4 years old – 14 years old. Children aged 5 years and under (on Sunday, 27 August, 2017) must be accompanied around the course by a guardian. Guardians do not need to enter the event and participate free of charge.

Participant Instructions

  View the Participant Instructions here.

 

Race Day Information

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 (plastic bags are available if needed). Do not leave any valuables in the clothing bags as we cannot accept responsibility for valuables lost or stolen.

Drink stations


 

There will be drink stations located both on course and at the finish line.

Toilet facilities
There will be toilets available both in the assembly area and on-course. 

Food and beverage


 

Following  your run/walk, join us in the event village and grab some food and beverages from our onsite vendors.

Runner's World Pace Leaders
Pace Leaders 

Join a pace team to help meet your desired time goal! Pace leaders will be present for the 5KM run, 10KM run and Half-marathon distances.

The pace groups offered are as follows:

5KM PACE TIMES: 25 mins, 30 mins

10KM PACE TIMES: 40 mins, 45mins, 50mins, 55 mins, 60 mins, 70 mins

HALF MARATHON PACE TIMES: 1:30, 1:35, 1:40, 1:45, 1:50, 1:55, 2:00, 2:10

Pace leaders will be running on ‘gun time’, and will start in the suitable wave to that distance. Pacers will be wearing a balloon and race number with the goal time displayed for easy visibility.

Presentations


 

The first three males and first three females in the 5km, 10km and 21km runs will be presented with their medals on the morning of the event (based on gun time, so first three across the line).

All Kids Run participants receive a medal and a time however no place getter medals are awarded as the event is to encourage participation.

Aerobics warm up


 

An aerobics warm up will commence 20 minutes prior to the start of each race.

Race Pack Postage & Collection Options

Race Pack Postage and Collection

There are three options to collect your race kit:

Option 1 – Postage: If you wish to have your race pack posted to you, you must register before 9:00am, Wednesday 16 August 2017. Please note, a delivery fee of $8.95 applies.

Option 2 – Pickup from Sole Motive:

If you wish to “collect from the Sole Motive store”, you must also register before 9:00am, Wednesday 16th August 2017. Race packs will be available for collection from 10:00am, Thursday 17 August until Midday on Friday 25th August 2017.

Please note: The Sole Motive store will be closed on Sunday throughout August.

Option 3 – Pickup on race day:

If you chose to pickup your race pack from the event site, you can at the RACE PACK COLLECTION marquee on Saturday 26th August 2017 between 2:00pm and 5:00pm or alternatively on the morning of the event from 6:00am. Simply line up in the queue that indicates the first letter of your surname.

 

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