EVENT INFO

RACE BIBS AND COLLECTION

  • Your race bib is your event identifier and comes with a timing chip attached
  • We offer for your race bib to be personalised, you must enter your preferred name into the registration system before 15 July
  • You also have the option to have your race bib mailed to you for a $5 fee. You need to select this option in the registration system
  • No race bibs will be mailed after 31 July
  • Race bibs are available for collection on Saturday, prior to race day between 10am – 3pm only
  • Last minute race bib collection is available on Sunday, race day, up until 15 minutes before start time
  • Race bib collection and registration will cease 15 minutes prior to each event starting time
  • Don’t forget your race bib
  • Replacement race bibs are available on race day and will cost $10

START AND FINISH PROCEDURE

  • If you have received your race bib prior to race weekend then you are not required to register or check-in on Saturday or Sunday. Simply head straight to the start line at the scheduled time.
  • All participants MUST cross the timing mat at the finish of the event or they will not receive a finish time. A video will also record your finish to cover against any timing chip failure
  • Please ensure your race bib is attached to the front of your body and visible at all times during the event. Failure to have your race bib displayed may result in a ‘did not finish’ (DNF) being recorded.
  • For any reason you are unable to start or finish you MUST notify race officials your bib number.

PRIZES AND PRESENTATIONS

To acknowledge your achievement, every finisher will receive a race medal when they cross the finish line.

All male and female, 1st, 2nd & 3rd placegetters of the Marathon, Half-Marathon, 10km and 5km races will receive a place medal.

All Age Category winners will receive a certificate recognising their achievement.

We will also offer the following prizes: (to be announced soon)

MarathonMale & Female – 1st – $250, 2nd – $175, 3rd – $100 Cash prize plus placegetter medal
Half MarathonMale & Female – 1st – $150, 2nd -$100, 3rd – $50 Cash prize plus placegetter medal
10 KMMale & Female – 1st- $100, 2nd -$50, 3rd – $25 Cash prize plus placegetter medal
5KMMale & Female – 1st – $75, 2nd – $35, 3rd – $20 Cash prize plus placegetter medal

*More details in relation to cash and/or prizes will be released closer to the event

EVENT SOUVENIR SHIRT

Our Shepparton Running Festival souvenir t-shirt is available to purchase through our registration system.

To guarantee your size before race day you must order and pay before 15 July.  Additional t-shirts are available for purchase however, it will be first in best dressed or until remaining sizes are sold out.

If you have already entered and wish to order a t-shirt access your registration by clicking here. Choose submit email address. An email will be sent to you so you can access your registration. Scroll down to +Add Optional Items, then select your size and pay.

If you have any issues contact us on info@sheppartonrunningfestival.com.au

Your souvenir t-shirt will not be posted out, it will be available for collection on race weekend.

EVENT SOUVENIR PHOTOS

Photographers will be strategically placed on the course, so don’t forget to smile and wave.

A photographer will also be positioned at the finish line to capture your moment. Photographs will be available via a link on the website under NEWS to view and purchase.

BAGGAGE DROP

This service is available to all entrants. The baggage drop area is located in a marquee close to the start/finish line. Your race bib number will be your bag identifier, make sure you have your race bib with you when you come to collect your bag.

This service is manned however the event manager takes no responsibility for lost or stolen items.

iPODS / iPHONES / MUSIC DEVICES

Personal music devices are permitted for all race distances.

We request that you do not turn your device on until after race start and you keep your volume to an appropriate level during the race. You need to be able to hear the instructions from the starting marshal and assistants on course.

PRAMS / SCOOTERS / TOYS WITH WHEELS

For the safety of all participants on course the following rules apply:

  • Single Prams are only permitted on the 5km and 2km course. Double prams are not permitted
  • Participants pushing prams must not walk or run beside the pram
  • Participants pushing prams must stay in single file and keep to the left at all times
  • Some sections of the pathway network cannot fit double file runners/walkers in both directions
  • No scooters, skateboards, rollerblades, bicycles or similar type toys are allowed on course
  • No motorised vehicles, scooters or similar devices are allowed on course
  • Requests for pram use in the longer distance events can be made to the event manager on info@sheppartonrunningfestival.com.au

ANIMALS – DOGS AND PETS

  • For the safety of all participants, no dogs or pets are not allowed on course
  • The only exception is personal service dogs eg: Guide Dogs

VENUE ACCESS, PARKING AND ROAD CLOSURE

  • The event venue is flat and accessible
  • Disability parking spaces are marked in the Northern Victoria Park Lake car park (Welsford Street)
  • Street parking within close proximity to east side of the event venue at Victoria Park Lake is plentiful
  • Parking restrictions are very relaxed on weekends, however please check the signs and obey the limits.
  • Be wary that the large car park behind JB Hi FI, is privately owned and parking charges will apply
  • Be careful crossing Wyndham Street when you are heading towards the event venue as the road conditions are altered due to the road closure
  • Wyndham Street will be closed to North bound traffic from the Railway line to Sobraon Street allowing for the race start
  • We anticipate this road closure to reopen by mid-morning

EVENT VENUE FACILITIES

  • Baggage Drop
  • First Aid
  • Event Information
  • Toilets
  • Food options and hot and cold refreshments available for purchase
  • Showers are available to participants thanks to Aquamoves Leisure Centre. Show your race bib at reception to gain entry. BYO towels and toiletries

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42.2km

Marathon

A picturesque 3 lap course which follows the Goulburn and Broken Rivers.

21.1km

Half Marathon

Now’s the time to test yourself.

10km

Run

Race around the stunning Victoria Park Lake and in amongst the Red Gums.

5km

Fun Run

Gather your family, friends and running buddies and set a goal!

2km

Kids Dash

Your kids will feel like Superheros!

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Photos courtesy of Shepparton News and Trew Bella Photography