ABOUT THE RUN

 

 

When: Sunday 6th October 2019

 

Where:

'Bright Community Bank 21.1km Run' - Start on Shared Trail near Bright Accomodation Park (Pole #41), cross Tawonga Gap Road, run through Germantown on Old Harrietville Road, Left along Great Alpine Road (GAR) through Freeburgh and Smoko to the Harrietville Trout Farm, then along the Shared Trail to the Finish at Tavare Park, Harrietville. 

 

'Dickens Real Estate 10km Run/Walk' - Start at the Big Shed, Smoko, move 5km along the GAR to the Harrietville Trout Farm, then along the Shared Trail to the Finish at Tavare Park, Harrietville. 

 

'Mountain View Retreat 5km Run/Walk' - Start at the Harrietville Trout Farm along the Shared Trail to Finish at Tavare Park, Harrietville.

 

'Alpine Valley Getaways 2km Run/Walk' - Start at Howards Bridge, along the Shared Trail to Tavare Park.

 

 

 

 

 

'Bright Community Bank 21.1km'(Half Marathon) : Male/Female 18yrs old and over

Starting at : 7.30am

 

'Dickens Real Estate10km Run/Walk' : Male/Female 12yrs old and over

Starting at: 8am

 

'Mountain View Retreat 5km Run/Walk' : Male/Female 4yrs old and over

Starting at: 9.15am

 

'Alpine Valley Getaways 2km Run/Walk' :  Male/Female 4-12yrs old

Starting at: 9.45am

 

  Half of the Great Alpine Road will be closed for the 21.1km and 10km  Events so you will be able to run on a sealed road/path safe and 'comfortably' traffic free!

 

 

 

Registration

Registration is easy! Simply click the 'Register Here' button on the Home page. 

Or you can register by picking up a form & posting it to us. 'Contact Us'

 

All online and postal race entries must be received by 12 Noon, Friday 4th October 2019.

 

Late entries will be accepted this year at Bib Pick Up times on Saturday 5th October and 1hr before your event at the Start Line on Race Day! $$Cash only and correct money appreciated!

 

Early Bird Prices - UP TO 14th Sept 2019

'Bright Community Bank 21.1Km'  - $37

'Dickens Real Estate 10Km Run/Walk'  - $27

'Mountain View Retreat 5Km Run/Walk'  - $17 

'Alpine Valley Getaways 2Km Run/Walk'  - $8

 

Late Entry Prices - AFTER 14th Sept 2019

'Bright Community Bank 21.1Km'  - $47

'Dickens Real Estate 10Km Run/Walk'  - $32

'Mountain View Retreat 5Km Run/Walk'  - $22 

'Alpine Valley Getaways 2Km Run/Walk' - $10

 

Pre Race Bib Pick up

  • Saturday 5th October from 4pm-8pm

       Harrietville Hall, Great Alpine Road, Harrietville.

  • Race Bib pick up will also be open 1hour before the race at the start lines

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday 6th October

 

21.1km, Race Bib Pick Up 6.30-7am at the Start line. Briefing at 7.20am

 

10km, Race Bib Pick Up 7-7.30am at the Start Line. Briefing at 7.50am.

Note: Firepit to warm you again this year! AND bus to pick you up at Bright to take you to Start Line in time. BE AT HALF MARATHON START LINE BY 7AM!

 

5km  Race Bib Pick Up 8.15-8.45am at the Trout Farm. Briefing at 9.05am. 

 

2km Race Bib Pick Up 9-9.30am. Briefing at 9.40am

 

 

 

 

Waterstations, toilets and First Aid assistance will be located roughly every 5kms for runners competing in the 21.1km  It's advised that all runners carry necessary equipment they may require during the race & do not rely on these waterstations,

Note 2019, 10k Start - Firepit  

TO KEEP YOU WARM!

A waterstation and various stalls will be located at the Finish area in Tavare Park.

Toilets are available near each water station and in Pioneer Park near the Finish.

 

No Parking at 10 & 5km Start Lines!!

There will be a FREE bus to transport runners to 21.1, 10 & 5km start lines from Pioneer Park, Harrietville.

Departure times - 21.1km 6.15am, 10km from 6.40am. 5km from 7.50am.

Bus will make multiple trips*

*New - FREE bus to 10km start, departing 21km start line (Bright) @ 7 am.

We recommend staying overnight in Harrietville (see Where to Stay page).

 

GEAR

Clothing & other items you want to drop off at the Start line will be transported, entirely at your own risk, to the Finish area. Please have in closed bag and clearly labelled.

 

Half Marathon - Parking on roadside parallel to GAR opposite Bright        Accommodation Park and on Pine Plantation access track.

 

2KM - Paddock, corner Cemetery Ln & GAR.

 

Follow 'Parking' signs

 

6th October:    Post-Race Lunch 

                         @ Harrietville Snowline Hotel

                         237 Great Alpine Rd

                         Harrietville 

Presentations will be held at the Rotunda in Tavare Park, Harrietville when all participants have finished their events.

Medals will be awarded to both female and male winners of each age category and overall female and male first, second and third place getters for the Half Marathon. 

Also Alpine Valley male and female winners of the Half Marathon receive a perpetual and personal trophy.

NEWS!! $200 cash prize to overall male and female 21.1km winners

AND cash $ prizes for overall male and female 2nd & 3rd.

There will be random prize draws for all participants 

 

'Alpine Valley Trifecta' - runners completing 2019 Bright, Mt Beauty & Harrietville Half Marathons will be awarded special medal and prize. 

 

Event Categories:

Boy/Girl aged 4-7 years

Boy/Girl aged 8-12 years

Boy/Girl aged 13-17 years

Male/Female aged 18-39 years

Male/Female aged 40 - 59 years.

 Male/female  60+ years

NB: Celebrating 'mature-older' age Fitness and Health we have added an extra, >60yrs prize category to all events this year