Event Information

Official Race Day: 25th July 2021

Virtual Races: 11th July 2021 – 25th July 2021

The Weipa Running Festival consists of six 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 challenge option.

  • Marathon and TEAM Marathon
  • Half Marathon (21.1km) and TEAM Half Marathon
  • 10km
  • 5km
  • Fun Run

Your entry fee (and virtual)  includes:

  • Entry into your nominated race or fun run/walk.
  • Personalised race bib for the 5km, 10km, 21.8km, 42.2km, challenge options and virtual entries. 
  • An awesome race pack (not included for fun run)
  • Finisher’s medal for the 5km, 10km, 21.8km and 42.2km competitors 
  • A training program
  • A fun, safe and professional activity

Grand Slam Challenge (additional add on which is found during your registration into a race)

This was a huge success in 2020 so we have decided to make it a permanent thing! There is 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.

Option #1 – Complete 1x10km + 1x5km + 1×2.5km

Option#2 – Complete  1x42km + 1x22km + 1x10km + 1x5km + 1×2.5km

Age limits and other restrictions

  • Marathon and TEAM Marathon, 18 years and older only, NO EXCEPTIONS No prams, No wheelchairs, Mandatory gear.
  • Half Marathon (21.1km) and TEAM Half Marathon, 18 years and older only, NO EXCEPTIONS No prams, No wheelchairs, Mandatory gear.
  • 10km, 10 years and older only* No prams. No wheelchairs. Closed-in shoes recommended.
  • 5km,  All ages*Prams allowed. No wheelchairs.
  • Fun Run, All ages* Prams allowed, No wheelchairs

Condition of entry: The decision to approve registrations is at the race director’s discretion. 

*For the 10km and 5km races: An adult (parent or guardian) must register juniors. Juniors aged 12 years or younger must accompanied by a parent or guardian during their race. 10km he adult must register the pair as a team.

**For the 2.5km Fun Run/Walk: An adult (parent or guardian) must register juniors aged 0-17. Juniors aged 12 years or younger must accompanied by a parent or guardian during the fun run.

Virtual entries

Your race/s needs to be completed by the 11th – 25th July 2021 and evidence needs to be submitted to racedirector@weiparunningfestival.org.au by the 8th August 2021.

Any evidence of distance and total time will be accepted. We suggest the following apps to help you: 

Please note: entries after 17/06/2021 from outside Weipa will receive an electronic bib. Weipa residents will receive a manual bibs. Race singlets / T shirts purchased prior to 31/05/2021 will be ready for race day. A second order will be places after the event. Entries close 11:59pm 23rd July 2021.

 

HAPPY RUNNING