|18 April 2020||Hanging Rock||from 7:15am|
18 Apr 2020
Standard Pricing Ends 22 March
Save up to $10
must be at least 18 years old on race day.
Save up to $5
Save up to $5
Save up to $5
must be at least 12 years old on race day.
Save up to $5
all children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
Save up to $2
all children are required to pay the entry fee. All children under the age of 5 must be accompanied by a NON registered parent/guardian for the entire duration of the race.
Not sure how to get there?
Hitch a ride with us.
Want to hang around post race?
Join us in our Event Village for a well deserved post-run beverage, country hospitality and live music.
Hitch a ride
Bus transport is available for runners on race morning from Richmond Station to the event village Hanging Rock.
Jump on-board our 48-seat return bus from Richmond Railway Station to the Event Village at Hanging Rock.
$30 per person. Limited spots available. Ends 13.04.2020.
Purchase your ticket through the registration process or access your existing registration if you’ve already registered.
Reserve a table for you and two of your friends in the V.I.Peak Area.
Stay cosy under your table’s heater and snuggle up with a blanket as you toast to your achievements with a drink!
$10 per person. Limited sports available. Ends 16.04.2020.
Book your spot through the registration process or access your existing registration if you’ve already registered.
Hang around post run with us and rock out to some awesome live tunes in the Event Village.
Pick up a coffee, or… if your knees desire something a little stronger, we’ve got beer, wine and cider too.
There will be delicious food from local vendors ready and waiting for you in the Event Village so you can sit back and soak up the finish line feels.
Plan a weekend in macedon
climb the rock.
The $10 fee to enter Hanging Rock Reserve is waived for Run the Rock participants.
Explore the famous Hanging Rock with a 1.57km walk to the summit and reward yourself with great views in every direction. Bring a picnic and make the most of your time away from the busy city! Ahhh… the serenity!
explore the macedon ranges.
Taste artisan food and produce, drink cool-climate wines, blend some gin, see and enjoy breathtaking heritage gardens and expansive forests, glimpse Australia’s wildlife and smell the fresh, clean air.
You can find out all you need from our Guide to the Macedon Ranges, including all our favourite things to do and see in the region!
win a run the rock weekend prize pack.
Together with the Macedon Ranges Shire Council, we’ve put together the ultimate Run the Rock weekend prize pack!
Follow @solemotive on Instagram, tag your favourite running buddy on the Run the Rock competition post, and follow the other brands mentioned/tagged for your chance to win 2 nights accomodation at Rooks Edge, dinner for two at The Victoria Hotel, 2 x $50 massage vouchers for the Macedon Ranges and Spa, and 2 x entries into Run the Rock 2020.
On day entries + Race Pack collection opens
22K warm up
2K warm up
13.5K warm up
5K warm up
Live music starts
|11:59pm, Thursday 30 January||Early Bird Pricing Ends.|
|11:59pm, Sunday 22 March||Name on Bibs Cut Off.|
|11:59pm, Sunday 22 March||Standard Pricing Ends.|
|11:59pm, Sunday 5 April||Postage Cut Off for Race Packs.|
Anyone who enters after this date/time must collect their race pack.
|12:00pm, Tuesday 7 April||Race Pack Collection from the Sole Motive store starts.|
|5:30pm, Thursday 16 April||Race Pack Collection from the Sole Motive store ends.|
|11:59pm, Thursday 16 April|
Online Entries Close.
Bus transport is available for runners on race morning from Richmond Station to the Event Village, Hanging Rock ($30pp).
• The bus will depart from Richmond Station, Swan St at 6:15am.
Please note bus bookings close at 8:00am AEST Monday 13 April.
|7:15am||Registration / Race Pack Collection Opens|
|7:45am||22K warm up (Event Village)|
|8:50am||2K warm up (Start Line)|
|8:55am||13.5K warm up (Event Village)|
|9:50am||5K warm up (Event Village)|
|10:45am||13.5K and 5K presentations (Main Stage)|
|From 10:50am||Live music (Main Stage)|
Rock Our 2020 Merch
Shop our Run the Rock 2020 merchandise and run in style.
Details: Moisture-wicking fabric, lightweight and breathable.
Available sizes: S, M, L, XL.
Moisture-wicking fabric, lightweight and breathable.
Sizes available: XS, S, M, L, XL.
Ready to rock it?
How to Get There
Tap or click below for more information.
Jump on-board our 48-seater return bus from Richmond Railway Station to the Event Village at Hanging Rock, and let us take care of the rest.
$30 per person. Limited spots available.
Purchase your ticket thorugh the registration process before 8:00am Monday 13 April or before the bus is sold out.
• 6:15am – Depart Richmond Station, Swan Street
• 7:30am – 7:45am – Arrive at the Event Village, Hanging Rock
• 2:00pm – Depart Event Village, Hanging Rock
• 3:15pm – 3:30pm – Arrive Richmond Station
Allow 1 hour from Melbourne on the Calder Freeway. Stay on the freeway past both the Macedon and Woodend turn-offs. You will see a sign with a picture of Hanging Rock that indicates turn-off is 5km further on. You must take the ‘Woodend, Lancefield and Romsey’ turn-off from the Calder Freeway.
The car park will open from 7.00am. The only point of entry to Hanging Rock Racecourse is off South Rock Road. Once you enter Hanging Rock Reserve, please follow the directions from our marshals. Please allow enough time to park and walk to the event site.
Event Day Info
Participant Instructions will be available to download closer to the event date.
Clothing storage is available in the Event Village. 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.
If you opted to have your race pack posted to you, it will arrive in the mail starting Thursday 9 April 2020.
Sole Motive Store Collection
If you opt to collect your race pack, and register before 11:59pm 5 April, your Race Pack will be available from the Sole Motive store (170 Queen Street, Melbourne) from 12pm Tuesday, 7 April 2020 until 5:30pm Thursday, 16 April.
Event Village, On Day Collection
If you opt to collect your race pack, and cannot pick it up from the Sole Motive store before 5:30pm 16 April 2020, your pack will be available from the Race Pack Collection Marquee at