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Download your Participant Instructions to find all the important information you need for Race Day.

12 December 2019 Albert Park from 5:30pm

12 Dec 2019 

Albert Park 

from 5:30pm

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Online Entries Close 11 December

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Celebrate the end of the year in style by joining us for one final run in 2019.

 

10K

5K

 

Standard (18+)

Ends 8 December

$55$45
 

Standard (U18)

Ends 8 December

$45$32
 

Last Minute (18+)

$60$50

Last Minute (U18)

$50$36

ENTRY FEES

Online Entries Close 11 December

days
:
hours
:
mins
:
secs

Celebrate the end of the year in style by joining us for one final run in 2019.

 

10K

5K

Standard (18+)

Ends 8 December

$55$45

Standard (U18)

Ends 8 December

$45$32

Last Minute (18+)

Ends 11 December

$60$50

Last Minute (U18)

Ends 11 December

$50$36

WHAT's on

 

Raise a drink to 2019 in the Event Village, or unwind in the Cool Down Lounge for some extra VIP treatment.
Choose one of the options below during the registrations process.

FINISH LINE DRINK

Imagine crossing that finish line and the first thing you see is an ice cold drink, ready and waiting for you… the dream.

Let us make that a reality! Pre-order a finish line beer, cider or soft drink for just $6 and we’ll keep it chilled for you while you’re busy running around Albert Park lake.

Part of the Sole Motive community? You guys really are the best, so what better way to celebrate than a run and a FREE drink? You heard right, the first round is on us!

Check your email for an exclusive discount code to claim your free drink through the registration process.

Don’t forget to add choose which drink you’d like!

COOL DOWN LOUNGE

Want to feel like a VIP? Join us in the Cool Down Lounge for some post-run TLC.

Includes:

• A reserved table for you and up to 11 of your besties!

• 1 x drink voucher – for you (choose between beer, wine, sparkling, cider of a soft drink).

• Table service for you + your friends. Sit back, relax and order food and drinks without having to get in line. We’ll take your orders and bring your food / drinks to you!

• Your friends will be able to order their drinks on event day.

*Food cost is not included.

Just select which drink you’d like during the registration process and we’ll take care of the rest!

EVENT VILLAGE

The Event Village is your go-to destination pre and post race.

You’ll find:

• Bag drop
• Race Pack Collection
• Toilets
• Pace leaders
• First aid
• Main Stage / Live music
• Beer Garden
• Massages
• Yoga
• Food Trucks
• Sole Motive Race Ready Store

+ more

WHAT's on

Raise a drink to 2019 in the Event Village, or unwind in the Cool Down Lounge for some extra VIP treatment.
Choose one of the options below during the registrations process.

FINISH LINE DRINK

Imagine crossing that finish line and the first thing you see is an ice cold drink, ready and waiting for you… the dream.

Let us make that a reality! Pre-order a finish line beer, cider or soft drink for just $6 and we’ll keep it chilled for you while you’re busy running around Albert Park lake.

Part of the Sole Motive community? You guys really are the best, so what better way to celebrate than a run and a FREE drink? You heard right, the first round is on us!
Check your email for an exclusive discount code to claim your free drink through the registration process.

Don’t forget to choose which drink you’d like!

COOL DOWN LOUNGE

Want to feel like a VIP? Join us in the Cool Down Lounge for some post-run TLC for as little as $15 per person.

Includes:

• A reserved table for you and up to 11 of your besties!

• 1 x drink voucher each (choose between beer, wine, sparkling, cider of a soft drink).

• Table service for your food + drinks so you can sit back and relax without having to get in line. We’ll take your orders and bring your drinks to you.

*Food cost is not included.

Just select which drink you’d like during the registration process and we’ll take care of the rest!

EVENT VILLAGE

The Event Village is your go-to destination pre and post race.

You’ll find:

• Bag drop
• Race Pack Collection
• Toilets
• Pace leaders
• First aid
• Main Stage / Live music
• Beer Garden
• Massages
• Yoga
• Food Trucks
• Sole Motive Race Ready Store

+ more

Timeline

5:30Pm

Event Village and bar opens.

Check in & drop your bag.

5:45PM

Get involved in games and activities in the Event Village and get race ready with a fun warm-up!

6:40PM

5K and 10K run starts.

From ~6:55Pm

Enjoy your finish line beer. Cheers to you!

5:50PM & 7:50PM

Twilight Yoga.

Perfect your downward dog as the moon comes up! Namaste.

7:00–9:00PM

Cheers to an awesome year of running! We’d love you to stick around and continue the celebrations with us.

Listen to some live tunes, chillax in the Cool Down Lounge or grab a drink and bite to eat with your besties as the sun goes down on Albert Park Lake.

11:59pm, Thursday 24 October Early Bird Pricing Ends.
11:59pm, Sunday 17 November Name on Bibs Cut Off.
11:59pm, Tuesday 26 NovemberPostage Cut Off for Race Packs.
Anyone who enters after this date/time must collect their race pack.
11:59pm, Tuesday 3 December  Cut Off for Option to Collect Race Pack/Merchandise from Sole Motive Store.
Anyone who enters after this date/time must collect their race pack from the Event Village on race day.
12:00pm, Wednesday 4 DecemberRace Pack/Merchandise Collection from Sole Motive Store Starts.
Only participants who registered before 11:59pm Sunday 1 December 2019 can collect from the store.
11:59pm, Sunday 8 December Standard Pricing Ends.
6:00pm, Wednesday 11 December 

Race Pack Collection From Sole Motive Store Ends.
Anyone who qualifies to collect their pack from the store but hasn’t, will have to collect it from the Event Village on race day.

11:59pm, Wednesday 11 December Last Minute/Online Entries Close.
After this date/time registrations will be taken from the Event Village.

 5:30pmRegistration / Race Pack Collection Opens
5:50-6:15pmYoga Session 1
6:40pm5K & 10K start
7:15pmLive music set 1
7:50-8:20pmYoga Session 2
7:55pm5K & 10K presentations
8:00pmLive music set 2

tHE cOURSE

Participants will begin at Palms Lawn at Albert Park Lake. Participants will run in an anti-clockwise direction around Albert Park Lake – 1 lap for 5K and 2 laps for 10K – before returning to Palms Lawn to through the finish line.

Kilometre points will be clearly signed and a lead cyclist will direct each event. Please note: if you believe you have a chance of placing, make sure you start at the front of the first wave as place-getters will be awarded based on gun time.

tHE cOURSE

Participants will begin at Palms Lawn at Albert Park Lake. Participants will run in an anti-clockwise direction around Albert Park Lake – 1 lap for 5K and 2 laps for 10K – before returning to Palms Lawn to through the finish line.

Kilometre points will be clearly signed and a lead cyclist will direct each event. Please note: if you believe you have a chance of placing, make sure you start at the front of the first wave as place-getters will be awarded based on gun time.

how to get there

Enter Albert Park via any of the gates around the park and follow the path to Palms Lawn. The gate on Albert Rd, opposite Clarendon St is the closest to the CBD.

Take Tram #96 towards Brunswick. Get off the tram at Stop 129 (Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre/Wright St). Head east towards Albert Park Lake and the event village is at Palms Lawn beside the lake.

Albert Park is outside the Free Tram Zone so you will need to buy a Myki card, available at any 7-Eleven store or train station. Please go to Public Transport Victoria for full timetable details. .

Take Tram #12 that is heading to St Kilda via Collins St. The tram travels west along Collins St, heads south along Spencer St and then into Clarendon St.

Get off the tram at Stop 130 (corner of Clarendon St & Albert Rd), walk across the road and the event village is at Palms Lawn, directly ahead of you and to the left, near The Point restaurant.

Limited car parking is available at Lakeside Stadium.

We recommend public transport for all spectators. If you do drive please refer to the FAQs below.

Please enter Albert Park from the gate on Albert Rd, opposite Clarendon St. Paid parking (bring coins, no change available) is available in the MSAC car park, near Lakeside Stadium. There is some free, on-street parking nearby. Try Canterbury Road, Albert Road, Clarendon St and Moray St., a 5 – 10-minute walk from your car.

Bicycle parking will be available at the event. Please bring a lock as we cannot accept responsibility for bikes lost or stolen.

EVENT Day Info

Download your Participant Instructions to find all the important information you need for Race Day.

Limited car parking is available at Lakeside Stadium.

We recommend public transport for all spectators. If you do drive please take note of the following:

– Parking is subject to availability
– Lakeside car park is Pay-and-Display
– Parking along Albert Rd is Pay-and-Display. You must purchase and display a prepaid valid ticket from a ticket machine on your dashboard
View recommended parking spots around Lakeside Stadium
– For information on parking around Albert Park click here.

Clothing storage is available in the Event Village within Albert Park. Look for the ‘Bag Drop’ marquee.

Your race number features a tear-off strip for you to attach to your backpack or clothing bag. Do not leave any valuables in your bag as we cannot accept responsibility for valuables lost or stolen. We no longer offer single-use plastic bags at the bag drop, so please remember to bring your own bag to the event.

Postage

If you opted to have your race pack posted to you, postage will begin from 28 November.

Sole Motive Store Collection

If you opt to collect your race pack, and register before 11:59pm 1 December, your Race Pack will be available from the Sole Motive store (170 Queen Street, Melbourne) from 12pm Wednesday, 4 December until 6:00pm Wednesday, 11 December.

Event Village, On Day Collection

If you opt to collect your race pack, and cannot pick it up from the Sole Motive store before 6:00pm Wednesday, 11 December, your pack will be available from the Race Pack Collection Marquee within Albert Park.

EVENT Day Info

Download your Participant Instructions to find all the important information you need for Race Day.

Limited car parking is available at Lakeside Stadium.

We recommend public transport for all spectators. If you do drive please take note of the following:

– Parking is subject to availability
– Lakeside car park is Pay-and-Display
– Parking along Albert Rd is Pay-and-Display. You must purchase and display a prepaid valid ticket from a ticket machine on your dashboard
View recommended parking spots around Lakeside Stadium
– For information on parking around Albert Park click here.

Clothing storage is available in the Event Village within Albert Park. Look for the ‘Bag Drop’ marquee.

Your race number features a tear-off strip for you to attach to your backpack or clothing bag. Do not leave any valuables in your bag as we cannot accept responsibility for valuables lost or stolen. We no longer offer single-use plastic bags at the bag drop, so please remember to bring your own bag to the event.

Postage

If you opted to have your race pack posted to you, postage will begin from 28 November.

Sole Motive Store Collection

If you opt to collect your race pack, and register before 11:59pm 1 December, your Race Pack will be available from the Sole Motive store (170 Queen Street, Melbourne) from 12pm Wednesday, 4 December until 6:00pm Wednesday, 11 December.

Event Village, On Day Collection

If you opt to collect your race pack, and cannot pick it up from the Sole Motive store before 6:00pm Wednesday, 11 December, your pack will be available from the Race Pack Collection Marquee within Albert Park.

End of Year Run Party Partners