2019 Event Information

Distance events

    • 42km Marathon
    • 21.8km Half Marathon
    • 10km Race
    • 5km Race
  • 2.5km Fun Run
The full and half marathon are a combination of bush, trail, beach and road. The course is notorious for its corrugations and red dirt. Warning: your shoes will return red. Weipa is the base for exploring the Cape, fishing, camping, stunning beaches, unspoiled wilderness and just a few hours from the tip of Australia.

INCLUSIONS

Your entry fee includes

  • Entry into your nominated race/fun run
  • Personalised race bib (if you register by 07/07/2019) for the 5km, 10km, 21.1km and 42.2km distances
  • Finisher’s medal for 5km, 10km, 21.1km and 42.2km distances
  • Singlet for 21.1km and 42.2km distances (individual runners only if you register by 31/05/2019)
  • Novelty trophies for the winners in the 5km, 10km, 21.1km and 42.2km distances
  • A gift for all registrants in the 2.5km fun run
  • Lucky draw prizes
  • A 12-week training program
  • Group training sessions for locals (TBC)
  • Basic first aid service at the event
  • Refreshments at the finish line for all competitors/participants
  • A fun, safe and professional activity
  • Public liability insurance

MEDALS

All finishers receive a medal.

Age categories for the Marathon and Half Marathon are: 18-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70+ (age as on race day).

Age categories for the 10km are: 10-12; 13-15; 16-17; 18-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70+ (age as on race day).

Age categories for the 5km are: 6-9; 10-12; 13-15; 16-17; 18-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70+ (age as on race day).

There are novelty trophies for the male and female winners in each race.

PRESENTATIONS

Fun Run/Walk: There is no award presentation, but various spot prizes will be distributed at the finish line check in table.

The 42.2km, 21.1km, 10km and 5km races: The award presentations will commence at approximately 10:00am with the presentation of awards.

There is a random draw prize for a lucky volunteer.