Register for the Koala Fun Run
Register for the Koala Kids Fun Run
Download the Race Pack
Early Bird Entry Extended to April 27th
The Event will take place on Sunday 15th of May 2016 The Half Marathon commences at 06:30 with the 5 and 10km events starting 07:00. The Kids fun runs will be held on Ern Dowling Oval at 09:00. There will be cash prizes for category winners. There will also be a number of spot prizes including a $1000 cash prize for one lucky runner.
All runners will be able to download a Free Photo Courtesy of Dreamsport Photography
In order to be eligible for spot prizes you must be in attendance at the presentations being held at 09:30 on Ern Dowling Oval
This Year the Koala Fun Run will be a 5km run/walk a 10km run and a half Marathon. There will also be a kids Fun Run which will be 400, 800 and 1600 meters. The event is proudly sponsored by Redland City Council, and SS Signs and Vehicle Wraps.
Event Organisers – The event is being organised by the “Trustee for 48 hour charity relay run in QLD public ancillary fund” a Registered Charity.
Beneficiaries – There are two beneficiaries of this year’s event “The Redlands Hospital Paediatric Emergency Ward” and the “Redland Bay SES”.
The event also aims to increase awareness of Koalas in our community.
5km Course – The 5km course will be one lap starting on Link Rd (northern side of Colburn Ave). Participants will head North then turn to do an anti clockwise loop along pathways trough parkland before travelling along Beveridge Road and Cleveland Redland Bay Road. Participants will then enter Epripah bushland and complete the course at the meals on wheels car park in Link Rd.
10km Course – The 10km course will be 2 laps of the 5km course
Half Marathon – The half marathon course will be the 10km course followed by pathways, bushland and minor roads to the waterfront along Orana Esplanade and return. The out leg will include a lap of Point O’Halloran conservation reserve.
Kids Fun Runs – The kids runs will be one, two or four laps of Ern Dowling Oval
Start Times – The Half Marathon will start at 06:30am the 5 and 10km fun runs will start at 7:00am. The Kids Fun Runs will start at 9:00am
Marshalls – Marshalls will be stationed along the course and will be wearing High Visibility vests please speak to them if you have any concerns while on the course.
First Aid – First aid services will be supplied by St John’s Ambulance. If you need assistance please see these people or any Marshall who will be able to contact them.
Toilets – Toilets will be available on Ern Dowling Sports Field
Entries – Entries are available on line at http://www.runforredlands.org.au/koala-fun-run/. Online entries will close at Midnight on Friday 13/05/2016. Cost of entries will be:
Early Bird Entries (closes midnight 15th April)
- 5km $25(Must be 8 years old on 15/05/2016)
- 10km $30(Must be 8 years old on 15/05/2016)
- Half Marathon $45(Must be 16 years old on 15/05/2016)
Standard Entries (closes midnight 13th May)
- 5km $30(Must be 8 years old on 15/05/2016)
- 10km $35(Must be 8 years old on 15/05/2016)
- Half Marathon $50(Must be 16 years old on 15/05/2016)
Late Entries – Late Entries will be accepted at the registration tables at Ern Dowling Oval between 1:00pm and 4:00pm on Saturday 14/05/2016 and between 5:00am and 6:45am on Sunday 15/05/2016.
- 5km $35
- 10km $40
- Half Marathon $55
Entries Kids Fun Run – Entries are available on line at http://www.runforredlands.org.au/koala-fun-run/. Online entries will close at Midnight on Friday 13/05/2016. Cost of entries will be $5.
- 1 Lap 400 meters Under 7
- 2 laps 800 Meters Under 9
- 4 Laps 1600 Meters Under 11
Late Entries Kids Fun Run – Late Entries will be accepted at the registration tables at Ern Dowling Oval between 1:00pm and 4:00pm on sat 14/05/2016 and between 6:00am and 6:30am on Sunday 15/05/2016. Cost of late entries will be $5.
Race Pack Collections – Race packs can be collected from Ern Dowling Oval between 1:00pm and 4:00pm on sat 14/05/2016 and between 5:00am and 6:45am on Sunday 15/05/2016.
Certificates – Certificates will be emailed and results will be available on the website in the week following the event. Results will be available earlier at http://www.timingplus.com.au/
Prizes – The event will have the following prizes. Presentations will begin at 9:30
|1st Male and Female||$300|
|2nd Male and Female||$150|
|3rd Male and Female||$100|
|10km Fun Run-Open age Groups||5km Fun Run-Open age Groups|
|1st Male and Female||$200||1st Male and Female||$100|
|2nd Male and Female||$100||2nd Male and Female||$80|
|3rd Male and Female||$50||3rd Male and Female||$40|
|10km Fun Run-Under 15||5km Fun Run-Under 15|
|1st Male and Female||$50||1st Male and Female||$50|
|Spot Prizes – a Number of spot prizes will be given away including a $1000 cash prize. (You must be there to claim your prize)|
An entrant will only be awarded one category prize
The first 300 entrants will receive a Koala Fun Run cap. All finishers will receive a commemorative Medal.
Changes to entries
Cancellations – Before Midnight 8/5/2016 full refund, after that time 50%
Changes to event – at any time you may change your event or transfer to another runner. You must pay the difference if you go up. We will refund you if you go down before the 10/05/2016 after that time you will forfeit the difference. There is no charge to change to a different runner.
Your race pack will contain a bib for the event you have entered in. If you change your event ensure that you have been given a bib for your new event. You will be judged in the event for the bib you are wearing.
This course utilises only some minor roads the majority of the course is on pathways and through bushland. You must not run on the road where pathways are available.