Official Race Day: 23rd July 2023
Virtual Races: 09th July 2023 – 23rd July 2023
The Weipa Running Festival consists of five different races over varied terrain within the township of Weipa, there is an official race day and a virtual option for all races. Don’t forget we also have an additional grand slam challenge option.
- Marathon and TEAM Marathon
- Half Marathon and TEAM Half Marathon
- Fun Run
RACE PACK COLLECTION
Saturday 22nd July, 9am-12pm Andoom Showgrounds, if you cannot make this race pack collection, please contact us.
CHECK IN TIMES
4.30-4.45am – Marathon & Teams check in
5.20 – 5.45am – Half marathon & Teams check in
5.55 – 6.20am – 10km check in
6.55 -7.20am – 5km check in
NO check in required for the 2.5km
- Entry into your nominated race or fun run/walk.
- Personalised race bib, challenge options and virtual entries.
- An awesome race pack
- Finishers medal.
- A fun, safe and professional activity.
Please refer to the individual race pages for entry fees.
Spectators are welcome at Andoom Oval to cheer on fellow runners, friends and family.
|Half Marathon start||6:00am|
GRAND SLAM CHALLENGE
Proudly sponsored by – James Cook University – Murtupuni Centre for Rural & Remote Health
(This is an additional add on which is found in the ‘merchandise’ section of registration into a race)
This was a huge success in the past so we have decided to make it a permanent thing!
There are 2 Grand Slam options.
Simply complete the runs, submit your evidence and you’ll get the Grand Slam medals.
Note: Each distance must be completed separately.
Register for your desired race event, participate in that event on race day (or virtual if you are a virtual participant)
Then complete the remainder of distances virtually and submit your times to the race director.
All distances must be completed during the virtual run dates.
|Grand slam type||Details||Cost|
|The Goal Digger||1x 10km + 1x 5km + 1x 2.5km||$10.00|
|The Full Haul||1 x Marathon + 1 x Half Marathon + 1 x 10km + 1 x 5km + 1 x 2.5km||$10.00|
AGE LIMITS AND RESTRICTIONS
The decision to approve registrations is at the race director’s discretion.
|EVENT||AGE LIMITS||MANDATORY GEAR||PRAMS|
|42.2KM||18 + Application for U/18||Yes||No|
Application for U/18
|10KM||10 + |
10-12 years must run with an adult / guardian
|FUN RUN||all ages*||No||Yes|
*We STRONGLY recommend you gauge your child’s ability before race day for the sake of their and the other runners race.
Your race/s needs to be completed by the 9th – 23rd July 2023 and evidence needs to be submitted to email@example.com
Any evidence of distance and total time will be accepted. We suggest the following apps to help you:
- Strava – https://www.strava.com/
- Run Keeper – https://runkeeper.com/
- Map my Run – https://www.mapmyrun.com/