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 choose from the Half-Marathon, 10km, 5km or 3km kids run.
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.
About Sandy Point
The Sandy Point Half Marathon offered three distances with stunning views of Melbourne’s Port Phillip Bay. Located on Beach Road, the beautiful course and its surroundings will help you stay motivated to cross the finish line.
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org If you would like a credit note (minus $10 administration fee) please email email@example.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.
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 with all event information will be emailed to all participants prior to the event.
Race Day Information
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.
There will be drink stations located both on course and at the finish line.
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.
If you believe you will be in the Top 10 male/female in each race category, please ensure you are close to the start line as the top three places awarded on race day are based on gun time.
To improve the experience for runners, we will have wave starts as listed below. Please position yourself accordingly.
5KM & 3KM KIDS RUN
There will be no waves for these events and all runners will start at the same time.
PRIORITY – For runners who selected elite start in the entry process (will have elite written on race bibs).
WAVE A – participants under 45 minutes
WAVE B – remainder of 10KM participants
PRIORITY – For runners who selected elite start in the entry process (will have elite written on race bibs)
WAVE A – participants under 1:45 minutes
WAVE B – remainder of HM participants
WHEELCHAIR participants will start five minutes prior to the first wave in their distance
Runner's World 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.
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.
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. Your timing piece (provided in your race pack) should be firmly attached to one shoe using the tie provided in the envelope.
Note: timing pieces remain the property of Sole Motive and must be handed in before you leave the event. If it is not returned, you will be charged $50.