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Hi, After careful consideration of the ongoing coronavirus situation, we have deferred the 2020 Geelong Half Marathon and 7 km Run until Sunday April 11th, 2021. This new date is of course subject to us gaining approval from the relevant authorities and that mass gatherings are no longer a concern by then. We expect to re-open registrations in late November. Please come back to this site then. We look forward to seeing you on Sunday April 11th 2021. Kevin McNulty Race director

Organiser

Geelong Cross Country Club Inc.

Date:

Sunday, 11 April 2021

Location:

Barwon River, Geelong, VIC


Registration closes on:

Saturday, 10 April 2021 at 12:01 PM - (GMT+10:00) Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

Welcome to the 2020 Geelong Half Marathon & 7 km Run.

We're still planning to go ahead on Sunday 11th April 2021. Of course, this will depend on government restrictions on group activities being lifted before that date.


Entry fees
We are pleased to offer reduced entry fees to early entrants, to those with Australian Health Care Cards, and to entrants who will be aged under 18 on event day.

Geelong Half Marathon
Full:                                                                               $66 (early) / $80 (after 4th April)
Australian Health Care Card Holder or under 18:         $46 (early) / $60 (after 4th April)

7 km Run
Full:                                                                               $36 (early) / $45 (after 4th April)
Australian Health Care Card Holder or under 18:         $26 (early) / $35 (after 4th April)

These entry fees are GST inclusive and there are no additional handling fees etc.

Age limits
While we are actively encourage young runners, for safety reasons, we must insist that all runners be aged 16 or more on race day for the Geelong Half Marathon and 14 years or more for the 7 km Run.

What is the last day I can enter?
To ensure your safety and enjoyment, the field for the Geelong Half Marathon and 7 km Run combined has been limited to 1000. For each event, entries will close at 12 noon on Saturday 10th April or earlier if the maximum number of 1000 runners has been reached prior to this date.

No entries will be taken on the day of the event.

How do I get my race pack
For entries up to Sunday 28th March: If you selected postage, your race pack will be posted to you. This will have everything you need and you will not need to check in to our Information tent before start time.

For other entries, including entries after Sunday 28th March: We will not post your race pack. Race pack collection is on Saturday 10th April (the day before the event) from 4 pm to 6 pm at the Geelong Cross Country Clubrooms, 162 Barrabool Road (under the James Harrison Bridge, on the south side of Barwon River, in Belmont, Geelong; Melways reference Map 451, K8). If it is impossible for you to collect your race pack on Saturday 10th, we will have it at the Information tent for collection on race morning. 

What if my race pack does not arrive in the post
If your race pack does NOT arrive in time, on Saturday 10th April (the day before the event) from 4 pm to 6 pm, call in at the Geelong Cross Country Clubrooms. If it is impossible for you to get there on Saturday, drop by the Information tent on race morning for a replacement pack. 

Can I get a refund?
If you notify us by Sunday 28th March, we will refund your entry fee (less a $10 administration fee). Please send your request to 
halfmarathon@gccc.asn.au. Sorry - no refunds are possible after 28th March.

Can I change between the Half Marathon and the 7 km Run?
If you would like to change events, please contact us on 
halfmarathon@gccc.asn.au. We can do this at any stage. There is a $10 administration fee for changing events.

See you on Sunday 11th April in Geelong!!