Organiser

Albany Athletics Club Inc

Date:

Sunday, 3 June 2018

Location:

Elleker, near Albany


Registration closes on:

Friday, 1 June 2018 at 11:59 PM - (GMT+08:00) Perth

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Thanks to our Sponsors for 2018: 
Asics, Albany Sports Power, Albany Retravision, Albany Amcal Max, Sustainable Motion Albany, McKails General Store Albany, Tectonics Construction Group, Inswing Sports Bar Albany, Advanced Family & Sports Podiatry Albany, Goodlife Albany and BodyCare Health Club

  • Location:  Elleker is a small township 12 km west of Albany on the Lower Denmark Road.  The course is on beautiful flat open country roads that wind past Lake Powell, potato farms, through tree-covered sections and over five different bridges.

 

  • Climate: The weather on the day can be expected to be damp and cool with a likely maximum temperature of 20ºC.

 

  • Event Options, Age Requirements & Entry Fees:
    1. Half Marathon (17 Years and Over) = $50
    2. 10km Run (13 Years and Over) = $40
    3. 10km Walk (13 Years and Over) = $30
    4. School Kids Team of 4 - 10km Combined Run Time Competition (13-16 Years) = $120

      Rules for this Event: Team consists of Male and Female runners with at least 1 member from the opposite gender. You all run 10km each. Your finish times are combined to make a Run Time Total. The lowest combined time wins.

    5. 2km Kids Dash (6-14 Years) = $10

     

  • Course Records:   The course record is 1:10:49 set by Brett Johnson in 2015.  The women’s record of 1:24:44 was set in 2003 by Lauren Shelley. The 10K record is 34:04 set by Jack Dunn 2015, women's record of 39:27 set by Angie Ross in 2016.

     

  • Course: Asics Half Marathon – Race starts at Hassell Street, Elleker then two laps of Lower Denmark Road, Elleker-Grasmere Road, Lower Denmark Road and Hassell St. Retravision 10km Road Race10k Walk and 10km School Kids Team of 4 Competition – One lap of the Half Marathon Course.  2k Kids Dash - Laps around the Elleker Oval

     

  • Parking: In the interests of pedestrian safety, parking is available near the railway line east of the Elleker Hall, as signposted on the day.

     

  • Schedule for Bib Pick Up and Race Day:
    • SATURDAY 2nd June 2018
    • Saturday 2nd June late registrations and bib collection available from Albany Athletics Club House corner of North & Sanford Rds, Albany between 10:00 am & 4:00 pm.
    • SUNDAY 3rd June 2018
    • 7:00 am Race number collection from Elleker Hall and Late registrations accepted.  PLEASE NOTE: Entry fees are not refundable and a Late Fee applies to Late registrations.
    • 8:00 am Race number collection closes & Late Registrations close
    • 8:15 am Compulsary race briefing
    • 8:30 am Asics Half Marathon & 10k Walk commences.
    • 9:00 am Retravision 10km Road Race and all School Kids Team of 4 entrants commence.
    • 10:00 am Kids 2km Dash commences
    • 11:30 am  Lunch will be served
    • 12:00 pm or Sooner Trophy presentations and spot prizes.

     

  • Prizes:       

    • ASICS Half Marathon – 
      • First male and female: Asics shoe voucher & free entry for 2019. Value $250 (perpetual trophy engraved + AAC retains).  
      • Second male and female: Asics shoe voucher value $200.
      • Third male and female: Value $100.
      • Medals awarded to all Half Marathon finishers, 

    • Retravision 10km Road Race – 
      • First male and female: Value $150 plus free entry for 2019
      • Second male and female: Value $90
      • Third male and female: Value $50.
      • Medals awarded to all 10Km finishers.

       

    • WAVA Age Grading Prizes:    
      • ASICS Half Marathon  – 6 top performances (other than 1st, 2nd or 3rd)
      • Retravision 10km –5 top performances (other than 1st, 2nd or 3rd)
      • Plus SPOT prizes

     

    • 10km Walk –
      • First male and female: Value $?

         

    • School Kids Team of 4 - 10km Combined Run Time Competition –
      • First Team with lowest combined run time: Value $?

       

    •  2km Kids Dash –
      • All children receive: ??

 

  • Event Contacts:
    • Jeff Douglas: Mobile: 0428 999 788
    • email: albanyaths@hotmail.com 
    • website: www.albanyaths.myclub.org.au 
    • facebook - Elleker Half Marathon and 10km Road Race

     

  • IMPORTANT ADVICE: Dehydration can be potentially lethal, even in moderate conditions.  Drink early in the event before you feel thirsty.  Also drink plenty of water after the event.  DO NOT compete if you have had diarrhea within 48 hours prior to the event or are feeling unwell.  If you feel unduly distressed SLOW down or rest—if you do not improve WITHDRAW FROM THE EVENT.

     

  • No refunds after registration.