RACE DAY INFORMATION
Event Location: 115 Junction Road, Shellharbour
Eric Creary Park, North Side of Shellharbour Surf Club
Interactive Google Map Link is now available here of Event Village, Run Course Routes and Parking.
The Race Schedule and Race Bib collection times are here.
RACE DAY INFORMATION
Start and Finish Line
Each race entrant must collect their own registration pack prior to the race. The pack contains your race bib with timing chip attached, that you must wear throughout the entire race.
Those in a relay team will need to come to registration area as a team to collect your Relay Team race pack.
Please remember to bring along either your E-ticket or your photo ID (Electronic ID from Service NSW App is permitted) in order to collect your registration pack.
Junior runners, please come along with your parent or guardian.
Registration will be located in the Event Village and opening times of when you can collect your race pack will be published closer to race day.
The start and finish line zones are located in Eric Creary Park on the north side of the Shellharbour Surf Lifesaving Club,
115 Junction Road, Shellharbour.
The change over point for the 2 or 3 person team for the Harbour Half Marathon is located adjacent to the finish line. There is no need to drop off your team runners out on course, the change over point is located near the finish line in the Event Village.
There will be a designated relay team area marked out so that you can meet your team mates for the change over. Timing mats will also be there to record your times.
The Marathon, 42.2km is a 2 lap course for individual runners.
The Half Marathon, 21.1km is a one lap course (which is also the Marathon course) and open to individual and 2 or 3 person relay teams. The lap turn is located close to the finish line so its easy for spectators to access.
The 10km course is a 1 lap distance for individuals.
The 5km fun run is 1 lap distance and open to all ages. We recommend that children under 8 with limited running experience run with an adult. Children in Prams/joggers are welcome but must be registered individually along with an adult. Each participant must be wearing a race bib.
No pets, bicycles, scooters, hand cycles, skateboards or roller blades are permitted in any group due to safety concerns. The event takes place on a public footpath and roads therefore participants are required to follow the approved course, follow directions from traffic controllers and volunteers and respect all other users on the path including observing all normal traffic rules.
Toilets are located at the Start and finish zone at the Event Village.
On the run course public toilets are located at
km1 Eric Creary Park North
km3.5 Warilla Surf Club - near Drink Station 2
km4.5 Reddell Reserve South
km5 Reddell Reserve North Kiosk - near Drink Station 3
In addition for the Half Marathon and Full Marathon:
km8.5 PCYC Club - at Drink Station 4
km10 Skiway Park - at Drink Station 5
Remember the course is out and back.
There are drink stations approx every 2.5km on each course.
5km Race - km2
10km race - km2, km4, km6, km8
21.1km and 42.2km race - km2, km4, km6, km8, km10, and pass the same amount on the return leg
There is also hydration at the finish zone. The drink stations will supply water and energy drink.
There will be medical staff at the start and finish zones located in the Event Village. There will also be medical staff roaming around the run course.
There will be a baggage storage area located in the Event Village. Personal belongings must be in your own supplied bag and identified with your race bib number tag.
Numbered tags will be supplied at the baggage storage area.
Event Organisers accepts no responsibility for loss or damages to these belongings.
Timing & Results
The event will be professionally timed. Each participants race bib will have a built in timing chip. Race bibs can be collected at Registration opening times at the Event Village.
Race results will be available online post event.
Each participant will have access to a downloadable event completion certificate.
Parking is available in off street areas around the Event Village, please note the entry and exit times, due to road closures.
Please view our interactive map for full details here.
The area is busy on Sunday mornings with Surf Club Nippers and local Cricket in the area. Please plan ahead and respect the local sport clubs and residents.
We are encouraging walking and biking to the event if you live locally.
We encourage spectators to line the course to cheer on your friends and family especially around the finish zone. Please adhere to social distancing, and all spectators must check-in via our QR code which will be posted around the village.
Remember if you have not registered and do not have a race bib you cannot participate in the event.
Volunteers will be located on the run course to cheer you along and provide directions.
We are looking for volunteers to be course marshals and in the Event Village for registration and the finish line.
Please send an email to or register via our Volunteer page.
Unique finisher medals will be awarded to all entrants who complete the 10km, 21.1km and 42.2km distances. 5km finishers will receive a medallion.
The finisher medals are collected as you cross the finish line.
There will be 1st,2nd,3rd place medals awarded in each age category for 5km,10km,21.1km, 42.2km races. These will be presented at the at a modified COVID safe Presentation.
Personal Music Devices
Personal Music devices are strongly discouraged to be worn during the race for your own safety and the safety of others.
If doing so the volume should be at a level that you are able to listen to directions from staff, volunteers, and traffic controllers. The event takes place on a public footpath so the crossing of paths and roads needs to be done safely.
All requests must be received via email and can be made at via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please observe the refund guidelines below:
More than 8 weeks before the event, 75% of entry will be refunded.
More than 4 weeks to 7 weeks before the event, 50% of entry will be refunded.
4 weeks prior, unfortunately no entry fee is refundable.
No refunds are allowed on the day of the event.
Distance transfers: If you would like to transfer to a shorter distance then no refund is given for the difference in entry fees.
If you would like to upgrade to a longer distance, and the space is available, the price difference plus processing fees is payable.
It is not possible to transfer your entry to another participant including the team and relay categories.
We are sorry but we are unable to offer for credits to transfer to other participants.