Get ready for an exciting change to the location of the River Run - Maitland.

Start and Finish Locations

Due to the event being staged in Nov 2020 (due to COVID) we have decided to 'change it up' for our 6 June 2021 event. The start, finish and lap location for the event will be the new world class Maitland Regional Athletics Track on the eastern end of High St. The track has excellent facilities and will allow great access to the field for runners nad spectators.

Race Kits Collection and Late Entries

Sunday 6 June 2021

6.30am - 10.45am - Race office - The Maitland Regional Athletics Centre at the eastern end of High St Maitland.

Please collect your race at least 45 minutes before your race start.

Timetable:

  • 7.30am

    Half Marathon - 5 lap course (+ 1.1km)

  • 8.45am

    12m - 3 lap course

  • 9.45am

    8km - 2 lap course

  • 10.45am

    4km - 1 lap course

  • 11.30am

    Maitland Mile

Entry Fees

Standard On-line entry fees

Half Marathon - $85 (early bird until 1 April minus $10, late entry after 23 May plus $10)

12km Adult - $65 (early bird until 1 April minus $10, late entry after 23 May plus $10)

12km Child - $45 (early bird until 1 April minus $10, late entry after 23 May plus $10)

8km Adult - $55 (early bird until 1 April minus $10, late entry after 23 May plus $10)

8km Child - $35 (early bird until 1 April minus $10, late entry after 23 May plus $10)

4km Adult - $45 (early bird until 1 April minus $10, late entry after 23 May plus $10)

4km Child - $35 (early bird until 1 April minus $10, late entry after 23 May plus $10)

Mile - $25 (no early bird or late entry) - Entrants in earlier races may enter on day for free.

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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 Maitland Mile, which is open to serious and novice runners who would like to "run the mile" on the new Maitland Regional Atheltics Centre.

The Half Marathon course is now 5 laps of the main course plus a 1.1km section at the start.

Race Categories

Ages are as on race day 6 June 2021 . 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 Trident 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 not be held this year due to COVID. Race awards can be collected from the admin area approx 20 min after you have finished and results are confirmed.

We will review this decision as the COVID restrictions reduce.

Left Bag security

A secure bag area will be provided at the Start/Finish area for athletes to leave their personal belongings while racing. This will be a self collect and no contact system.

Parking

There is ample parking in the Athletics Centre and adjoining park off the eastern end of High St Maitland

Spectators

As you will be aware, these events must discourage spectators due to COVID, in particular in the start and finish area. There are plenty of vantage points away from the start and finish area and we encourage you to socially distance.

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. Small closed water bottles will be available ONLY due to COVID. There will be no electrolyte will be available on course.

First Aid

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

Prizes

Finishers Medals are available for entries. Medals will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prizes in all age categories and overall Male and Female winners.

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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