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    SANDY POINT HALF MARATHON
    SUMMER EDITION

    28 February 2021

    Green Point, Brighton

    5K | 10K | 21.1K

    FREE TO FLY

    Introducing the new Sandy Point Half Marathon Summer Edition, the perfect race to put your iso training to the test. Unleash your potential, on this fast and open course as you race along Melbourne’s iconic bayside.

     

    We welcome everyone to join our community of runners and sweat it out together, as we take on summer running like no other!

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    DISTANCES

    WHAT TO EXPECT

    TECHNICAL / PROFESSIONAL / CREDIBILITY

    • IAAF-AIMS Certified​
    • Electronic Timing & Results

     

    SMASH YOUR PB

    • Fast and open course
    • 1 turnaround point
    • Training tips
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    COMMUNITY

    We invite you to run alongside our inclusive community of runners.

    COVID-19 RACE INFO

    Find out what we’re doing to make the
    Sandy Point Half Marathon safe for everyone.

    Click here


    ENTER NOW TO:

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    Lock in your preferred wave start time check

    Get your name on your race bibcheck

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    *T&C's apply.


    See all registrations key dates below.




    Online entries close 3:00pm, Saturday 26 February.



     

    21.1K

    Save up to $25

     

    $105

    ADULT

     

    must be at least 16 years old on race day.

     

     

     

    10K

    Save up to $13

     

    $60

    ADULT

     

     

     

    10K

    Save up to $10

     

    $40

    U18

     

    must be at least 12 years old on race day.

     

     

     

    5K

    Save up to $10

     

    $50

    ADULT

     

     

     

     

    5K

    Save up to $10

     

    $35

    U18

     

     

    2021 MEDAL

    $5

    CURRENTLY SOLD OUT

    FUNDRAISING

    Fundraise in the Sandy Point Half Marathon and give back this Summer.

    FAQ’S

    Key Registration Dates & Deadlines

    11:59pm, 27 January 2021

    Early Bird Pricing Ends.

    11:59pm, 27 January 2021

    Name on Bibs Cut Off

    11:59pm, 31 January 2021

    Medal Cut Off.

     

    Anyone who enters after this date/time will not be able to request a medal.

    11:59pm, 9 February 2021

    Standard Pricing Ends.

    11:59pm, 16 February 2021

    Postage Cut Off for Race Packs.

    *Anyone who enters after this date/time must collect their race pack.

     

    Cut Off for Option to Collect Race Pack from Sole Motive Store.

    *Anyone who enters after this date/time must collect their race pack from the event site.

    12 noon 19 February 2021

    Race Pack Collection from Sole Motive Store Starts.

    *Only participants who are eligible can collect from the store.

    3:00 pm 27 February 2021

    Last Minute/Online Entries Close.

    *After this date/time no further registrations will be taken for this event.

    5:00 pm 25 February 2021

    Race Pack Collection From Sole Motive Store Ends.

     

    Anyone who qualifies to collect their pack from the store but hasn’t,
    will have to collect it from the event site at the designated times.

    12 noon -3:00pm

    27 February 2021

    On day entries are available today.

     

    There will be no on day entries taken on the event day Sunday 28th February.

    COVID-19 UPDATE

     

    We are committed to providing the safest possible event environment for our participants, volunteers, staff and officials. With the changing situation we ask that you keep up-to-date with the current public exposure sites and advice on how to act if you have been in these locations.

     

    The event is proceeding as planned, in-line with government and health authority guidelines. We will continue to update participants if there are any changes as we get closer to the event.

    We look forward to seeing you at the event.

     

    what happens if the event is postponed or cancelled due to covid-19

     

    COVID Postponement terms: Registered participants for events that are postponed due to COVID-19 by the state or local health authorities are automatically transferred to the rescheduled date. For those that the new date does not work, we will allow deferrals to the event in the following year

     

    COVID Cancellation terms: Registered participants for events that are cancelled due to COVID-19 by the state or local health authorities, participants will have the options of either; Transfer to another Sole Motive race within the next 12 months, or refund of your Registration Fees minus administration fee of 10%. Please note, merchant booking fees on the online transaction are non-refundable.

     

    I CAN NOT LONGER PARTICIPATE - WHAT IS THE CREDIT NOTE POLICY?

     

    You don’t have to notify Sole Motive (the organiser) if you are unable to run for any reason. However, there are no refunds for non-starters or non-finishers.

    We do offer the following:

     

    1. Withdrawal from the event: Withdrawals receive a credit note if they are made before February 19 2021. An admin fee of $10 will apply. After this date, no credit notes will be issued. Credit notes are valid for 1 year from the date of issuing and valid for Sole Motive owned events and cannot be used for contracted events. Refunds will not be issued. When an entrant registers, they agree to the below terms and conditions;

     

    T&C 13. I agree that there are no refunds, however, I may request a credit note for other Sole Motive owned events - (minus $10 for admin fees) – no later than 19 February 2021.

     

    2. Downgrade from your race: please email Sole Motive info@solemotive.com or phone (03) 9285 0600.

    Refunds/credit notes cannot be issued for the difference in entry fee (if any) when downgrading your distance.

     

    RACE DAY TIMETABLE

    6:00am

    Event Village opens

    7:00am

    Half Marathon starts

    7:30am

    Half Marathon rolling start closes

    8:10am

    10km starts

    8:30am

    10km rolling start closes

    9.00am

    5km starts

    9:30am

    5km rolling start closes

    10:20am

    10km road cut off. If participants do not make road cut off times they will be allowed to complete the course on the footpaths.

    10:30am

    Half Marathon road cut off. If participants do not make road cut off times they will be allowed to complete the course on the footpaths.

    10:30am

    Roads Reopen

    Will there be first aid/drink stations on course and at the Finish Line?

     

    First aid stations will be available on course and at the finish line.These will be run according to current guidelines; however we encourage participants to be self-sufficient. (Using fuel belts, hydration packs etc) All participants will be given a bottle of water to take at the finish line.

     

    Will there be on day entries the day before the event or on the morning of the event?

     

    At this stage there will be no entries taken on the day of the event.

     

    Online entries will remain open until 3pm, 27 February 2021.

     

    At the event site on Saturday 27 February from 12 noon to 3pm Race pack Collection will be available and entries to the event on Sunday. For the purpose of Race Bib collection, please make sure you bring your e-ticket with your Race Bib number on it.

     

    Race Day Essentials (Participant Instructions)

     

    You can download your Participant Instructions here.

     

    Find your race day briefing here.

     

    Age Limits

     

    The following age limits apply for each distance at the Sandy Point Half Marathon:

     

    Half Marathon – Participants must be 16 years + on race day

    10km – All children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by a guardian. The child’s guardian must be entered in the event.

    5km – All children under the age of 7 must be accompanied by a guardian. The child’s guardian must be entered in the event

     

    Preferred Start

     

    Any participant who plans on running under 4min/km for any distance can apply for a preferred start (placed at the front of the pack).

     

    Please email info@solemotive.com to apply.

     

    Race Pack Postage and Collection

     

    There are three options to collect your race kit:

     

    Option 1 – Postage: If you wish to have your race pack posted to you, you must register before 11:59pm, 16 February 2021. Please note, a delivery fee of $8.95 applies.

     

    Option 2 – Pickup from Sole Motive Retail 170 Queen St Melbourne:

     

    If you wish to “collect from the Sole Motive store”, you must register before 11:59pm, 18 February 2021. Race packs will be available for collection from 12:00pm, 19 February 2021 until 5 pm 25 February 2021.

     

    Option 3 – Pickup at the event site:

     

    If you registered after 11:59pm 18 February 2021 you must collect your Race Pack at the event site on Saturday 27 February 12 noon-3.00pm OR Sunday 28 February from 6:00am . If you registered before then but cannot collect your Race Pack from the Sole Motive store you can also collect it as listed above.

     

    MEDALS

     

    A branded medal for the 21.1K, 10K & 5K can be purchased at an additional fee of $5.

     

    Medals must be ordered before 11:59PM January 31.

     

    Runner’s World Pace Leaders

     

    Due to the requirements set out by DHHS, there will be no pacers available in 2021. You can collect from the Runner’s World marquee a pace band to assist with your pacing for the Half Marathon and 10k events.

     

    If restrictions change we will update participants as soon as the information is available.

     

    Will there be an awards ceremony at the end of the event and how will the top 3 place getters be awarded?

     

    Due to the rolling start, placegetters will not be awarded based on gun time but rather the adjusted time for each run (net time). Medals will be sent to participants post-event.

     

    Getting there by Train

     

    The nearest train station to the event site is Brighton Beach (on the Sandringham line) and is just a short 3-minute walk to the event site. Please refer to Public Transport Victoria for further details and to plan your route.Given it is a Sunday and the event is early please be aware there is minimal services available.

     

    Getting there by Bike

     

    Sole Motive will provide plenty of at the event site. Please make sure to bring your own lock to ensure your bike is secure.

     

    Getting there by Car

     

    Car parking is available in the side streets of Beach Road and in the Green Point, Brighton car park.

    Plenty of parking is also available at Dendy St. Access to the side streets of Beach Road and the Green Point, Brighton car park is only available from the North end of Beach Road (the city end).

     

    Car Park fees apply and are approximately $13. Please park legally and be aware of parking restrictions in the area.