Tamworth Shopping World Fun Five – 5km
The 5k Fun Five was added to the Tamworth Ten Running Festival as an easier option for those of us who are the real fun runners. It was even called The Fun 5 & Teenies Trot when it started way back in 1981.
PLEASE NOTE – HEADPHONES AND EARPHONES ARE PROHIBITED DUE TO SAFETY ISSUES
PLEASE READ THOROUGHLY Listed below is everything you need to know to ensure you have a great race. Please read thoroughly.
|Date of Event||Sunday 7th August, 2016|
|Entry Fees||Early bird entries to 30th July 2017;
Adult $25, 15 yrs & under $10.
Regular/late fee close 3rd August 2016 at 6 pm,
Adult $30, 15 yrs & under $15.
Prices will be subject to a booking fee applied at time of registration
|Recommended Arrival & Parking||8am There will be over 1000 participants on the day, please car pool and arrive early. You can elect to park in Kable Avenue next to No 1 Oval or in Kmart Car Park, access from White Street. If you have not been able to pick up your race kit on Saturday, you will need to be at No.1 Oval at 7:30 am to collect your bib number.|
|Luggage Claim||Drop off between from 7:30am. If you have luggage you would like stored while you race, you can leave it, identified with your name & race bib #, at the area provided, which will be located at No 1 Oval. Any luggage not claimed by 11.30am will be donated to St Vincent de Paul.|
|Marshalling Time||8:45am Your race starts at 9am sharp (due to electronic race timing) Please start congregating on No.1 Oval. Please be prompt. 5km runners will be lined up behind the 10km runners and will be marshalled to the start line as soon as the 10km race has commenced. It is important you self-seed. If you are a sub 4.30min pace runner or under 22 minutes finish time , please move to the front.|
|Half Marathon Starts||8am.|
|10km Start Time||8:30am|
|5km Start Time||9am If you are not able to pick up your race kit on Saturday outside Newcastle Permanent, you will need to be at the No.1 Oval to collect your race kit between 7.30am and 8.30am.|
|Walk 4 km||9am, Online registration or register on the day.|
|Dash 4 Cash||Approx. 10:30 at No. 1 Oval, register on the day.|
|Hydration||Water available at 3km and Finish|
|Course map||See below|
|Toilets||Located at Start/Finish.|
|Finishers Rewards||There will be complimentary refreshments available post-race.|
|Presentations||Presentation for the 1/2 Marathon, 5km and 10km will commence at 11am in the race precinct near the finish line.|
|Age Categories||9 Years & under, 10 to 12, 13 to 15, 16 to 19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 plus.|
|Category Winners||Overall Female and Male 1st $100 account; 2nd $50 account, 3Rd $25 account $25 Cash for winner M & F for each age category.
Participants can enter as many events as they choose, however, will be eligible for just one prize. If they are placed in more than one event then they will be awarded with the prize of the highest value.
|Weather||Overnight Temperature can drop to zero, followed by sunny days. Prepare accordingly. Ideal running conditions.|
|Race Kit Collection||Saturday 5th August 10am to 1pm At the front of Newcastle Permanent Peel Street, Tamworth. If you have not registered and you do not have a race bib, you cannot run on the designated course. It is important that runners collect their race kits on Saturday. NB. Race kit collection will be available for a brief time on Sunday 6th August 2017 between 7:30am-8.00am for out of town runners. There will be no race packs mailed out.|
|Supporters||If you have not registered and you do not have a race bib, you cannot run on the designated course. However, we encourage spectators to cheer on runners and add to atmosphere – especially No 1 Oval Finishing area. FYI Tamworth Markets will be conducted in Peel Street.|
|Medical||Runners should ensure they are fit and healthy enough to complete their chosen course. It is strongly recommended that all competitors have their own personal health insurance, accident or ambulance cover. St John’s ambulance will be on the course and at the race precinct. Race organisers reserve the right to withdraw a runner based on medical grounds.|
|Results||Results will be available on the Tamworthtriclub.com.au website. You will be able to print off a finisher’s certificate with your recorded time and position.|
|Course||Results will be available on the Tamworthtriclub.com.au website. You will be able to print off a finisher’s certificate with your recorded time and position.