Maitland River Run
Event Info6 June 2021
2021 info up soon. Below relates to 2020
Race Kits Collection and Late Entries
Saturday 31 Oct
Sorry due to COVID this collection is no longer possible.
Sunday 1 Nov
5.30.00am - 10.45am - Race office - The Levee on High St (off Crn High St and Bulwer St). NO late entries on race day.
Please collect your race at least 40 minutes before your race start.
Standard On-line entry fees
Half Marathon - $85 (early bird until 1 July minus $10, late entry after 18 Oct plus $10)
12km Adult - $65 (early bird until 1 July minus $10, late entry after 18 Oct plus $10)
12km Child - $45 (early bird until 1 July minus $10, late entry after 18 Oct plus $10)
8km Adult - $55 (early bird until 1 July minus $5, late entry after 18 Oct plus $10)
8km Child - $35 (early bird until 1 July minus $5, late entry after 18 Oct plus $10)
4km Adult - $45 (early bird until 1 July minus $5, late entry after 18 Oct plus $10)
4km Child - $35 (early bird until 1 July minus $5, late entry after 24 May plus $10)
Mile - $25 (no early bird or late entry) - Entrants in earlier races may enter on day for free.
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 is now 5 laps of the main course plus a 1.1km section at the start.
Start and Finish Locations
The course will revert to looping though the mall. It will start and finish at the new Link building on crn of Bulwer and high st, in the Levee. The main course is a 4 km loop. For the half marathon they will diverts at St Peters off Cathedral St into High St and head down Lee St to access Maitland Park. See the course maps for each race to see the whole course.
Ages are as on race day 7 June 2020 . 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 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.
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.
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.
Left Bag security
A secure bag area will be provided at the Start/Finish area for athletes to leave their personal belongings while racing.
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.
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 support the local cafes and resturants that are in the area.
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.
Medical personnel will be available at the start, on the course and finish Race compound.
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.
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.