Race Information & Prizes

Participation Categories

  • 8km run – Two laps of the Tan Track
  • 4km run – One lap of the Tan Track
  • 4km walk – One lap of the Tan Track
  • Spectator – BBQ and spectating only

Runners and walkers will go clockwise around the Tan Track.

Rules of Race

  • All participants must collect their bibs and register between 5.00pm and 5.50pm. See registration information below.
  • All runners (4km and 8km) will start at 6.05pm sharp. Warm up from 5.50pm*
  • Walkers will start at 6.20pm sharp. Warm up from 6.05pm*
  • All walkers have to walk on the right side of the Tan Track to allow runners to pass easily.
  • Walkers may choose to run during the race but will not be timed.

Registration/BBQ Area

The registration area will be on the Botanic Garrdens Lawn 7 (please see map) this year. This area is accessed from birdwood avenue, turninf right after the King George V Monument.

BBQ vouchers will be attached to each bib and can be collected upon registration. There is one voucher per person and it can be redeemed at the BBQ area on Lawn 7.

If you’re coming along to watch the race, you’re welcome to bring along a picnic rug as there is plenty of room to spread out on the hill and cheer your friends/family on as they cross the finish line!

Placegetters and Prizes

8km & 4km Individual

  • Fastest individual male runner
  • Fastest individual female runner

8km only Team – Only for runners

  • Fastest running team

All individual runners can enter as a running team of three for an opportunity to win the Hartog Berkley Shoe Trophy. Simply elect to "register a team" when you register online, and enter all three teammates' information.

8km only Age Category – Runners

  • Fastest runner 29 or under – male and female
  • Fastest runner 30 to 49 – male and female
  • Fastest runner 50 or over – male and female

Walkers

**PLEASE NOTE: For safety reasons we will not be timing walkers**