Race Kits Collection and Late Entries

Sunday 3 June

7.30am - 11.00am - Race office - The Levee on High St (off Crn Elgin/High St opposite Westpac Bank). We can accept late entries on race day.

Please collect your race at least 40 minutes before your race start.

Timetable:

  • 9.00am

    12km - 3 lap course

  • 10.15am

    8km - 2 Lap course

  • 11.00am

    4km - one lap course

  • 12.15am

    Maitland Mile

  • 7.00am

    Half Marathon Starts

Course Distances

The event offers a 4km run/walk course in either the 1 Lap 4km course, 2 lap 8km course or 3 lap 12km course.
There will also be a 1609m (one mile) sprint event, The Mercury Maitland Mile, which is open to serious and novice runners who would like to "run the mile".

The Half Marathon course will be annouced soon

Start and Finish Locations

The main course is a 4 km loop. The course will run clockwise around the course starting from the corner of Elgin and High St (just opposite Westpac bank) The course will then run north and into the access lane next to the Imperial Hotel and make a U turn and return to The Levee and past the start and finish line again. Chutes will be well marked.Then down to Cathedral St, onto the lower river path and up to Sempill St Park. Then return and run past the access ramp to a turn point on the foreshore. The course will come back into the Levee (High St) from the river bank via Cathedral St and run north along the The Levee until the finish line next to Pure Performance. The course is very well marked and marshaled.

Half Marathon course annocued soon.

Race Categories

Ages are as on race day 28 May 2017 . Male and female age categories will be:
Children: 6-11(Mile , 4 and 8km only), 12-13,14-15, 16-17
Adults: 18-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
Medals awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd in each category.

Children

Children over 5 years are eligable to enter the 4km. Children over 8 years are eligible for the 8km race. Only children aged 12 years or older can be entered in the 12km run. All children under 12 years should be accompanied by an adult. Strollers are permitted in the event, however parents with strollers should start at the rear of the pack and at all times allow runners/walkers to pass them.
Note: Special consideration will be given to experienced runners under 12 years of age. Please contact us for details on (02) 49348138.

Race Timing

H Events will be timing the event with the world famous IPICO timing system. Computer timing chips will be distributed to each competitor. You must wear the chip on your shoe, laced into the shoe. Please remember NO CHIP equals NO RESULT. Interim times will be available soon after the last competitor is finished. Timing chips must be returned at the end of the race in the bins provided before you leave the race compound. Timing chips not returned will incur a replacement fee of $50.00.

Use of Ipod

We do not encourage the use of ipods that do not allow runners to hear marshal and safety instructions. If a protest is made by another competitor you may be disqualified. This rule is to make the event safe and fun.

Race Presentation

The race presentation will be held at approximately 1.00pm at the Race Compound.

Left Bag security

A secure bag area will be provided at the Start/Finish area for athletes to leave their personal belongings while racing.

Parking

Limited race day parking will be available in the normal CBD parking areas in Maitland. We suggest you park in the undercover parking off Bulwer St or the car park off St Andrews St which is on the river.

Spectators

There is no shortage of things to do in and around the Race Compound while waiting for runners to finish. There will be food and drinks available at local Levee outlets. So bring the crew to cheer you along!

Drink Stations

There is one drink station approx 2km into the course and also at the finish line area as you run through your laps. Water and electrolyte will be available.

First Aid

Medical personnel will be available at the start, on the course and finish Race compound.

Prizes

Medals will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prizes in all age categories and overall Male and Female winners. Random draws will take place during all presentations.

Wheelchair Participants

Due to the various uneven surfaces a specific wheel chair race or category is unfortunately not possible. We are happy to look at individual circumstances. Please contact us if you have any concerns on 02 4934 8138.

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