Q: What date is the event on?
A: Sunday 24th November, 2019
Q: What time is the event starting?
A: Check the schedule of events for all event timing HERE
Q: Where is the event hub?
A: Stromlo Forest Park, Opperman, Stromlo.
Q: is there on site parking?
A: Yes though we encourage as many participants to carpool to minimise our eco footprint.
Q: Are there amenities at the event hub?
A: Yes, there are bathroom facilities and showers as well as a canteen and the Handlebar Cafe for light refreshments.
Q: Can we camp the night before?
A: YES – more info HERE
Q: Is there a camping cost?
A: Yes, $10 per tent or camper. Maximum $10 per family.
Q: Are there minimum ages to participate?
A: Yes. Check the age categories page HERE
Q: Are there cut off times for runners?
A: YES –
2.5km kids: no cut off
10km: no cut off
50km: 9.5hrs total. There is also a cut off at 30km which is 5h30m. Runners who come into the 30km point after 5h30m will be changed to the 30k event and will finish the day there.
Q: Is this suitable for my kids?
A: Likely yes. The 2.5km kids course is flat and on grassy tracks. It is only 2.5km long and you are welcome to jog along with your toddler.
Q: Can I run with my child?
A: Yes. we encourage parents to share this experience with their kids – especially the younger kids.
Q: Do I have to register to run with my child?
A: Yes, when out on the course you are our responsibility and we are bound to provide aid to you if you fall, become injured or ill. There will be an accompanying adult registration you can purchase which will give you a bib and the ability to run with your child.
Q: Is the kids dash competitive?
A: Only as much as you want to make it so. Our experience is that kids tend to run at the pace they feel like and most parents just try to keep up. They seem more interested in running for fun than competition.
Q: Are there medals?
A: Yes! Everyone who finishes their event gets a medal, even the kids.
Q: Are there shirts?
A: YES! If you pre-register before the cut-off day you receive a free event shirt when you collect your bib on race day.
Q: What number do I call if i have a problem with my registration?
A: Best to email email@example.com
Q: Can I enter on the day?
A: Unsure until closer to the event – if we sell out beforehand – No! Why risk it? ENTER HERE
Thank you for your interest in the Stromlo Running Festival.