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SUNSET SERIES

3 Feb
17 Feb
3 Mar

The Tan
Princes Park
The Zoo

4K | 8K
4K | 8K
4.8K | 8K

Whether it’s racing alongside Giraffes at The Zoo, battling the Anderson street hill at The Tan or taking on the lush green Princes Park, this event is perfect for everyone.

 

Join us for a summer of running the way it should be. Fun and sunshine, there’s enough for everyone.

WHAT'S NEW IN 2021

WAVE START TIMES

Get in early to ensure you lock in your preferred time.

This year you will be asked to choose a wave start time​ — each of which will be capped to ensure capacity restrictions are met. You will be prompted to choose your preferred wave start time during the registration process.

Location Distance Waves Limit

The Tan

4K

Wave 1: 6:15pm
Wave 2: 6:30pm

300

300

The Tan

8K

Wave 3: 6:45pm

Wave 4: 7:00pm

Wave 5: 7:15pm

Wave 6: 7:30pm

300

300

300

300

Princes Park

4K

Wave 1: 6:15pm
Wave 2: 6:30pm

300

300

Princes Park

8K

Wave 3: 6:45pm

Wave 4: 7:00pm

Wave 5: 7:15pm

Wave 6: 7:30pm

300

300

300

300

The Zoo

4.8K

Wave 1: 6:00pm
Wave 2: 6:15pm

Wave 3: 6:30pm

400

400

400

The Zoo

8K

Wave 4: 6:45pm

Wave 5: 7:00pm

Wave 6: 7:15pm

Wave 7: 7:30pm

400

400

400

300


SPECTATORS

At this stage, all non-essential spectators are asked not to attend the event.

 

Some exceptions apply — view FAQs.


OUR COVID-SAFE PROMISE

We are committed to delivering our event in a modified format to ensure it is COVID-safe for all participants, staff and volunteers.

 

Click here to view our COVID-safe plan.

Click here to view the latest Victorian Government restriction levels


CURRENT PRICING

THE ZOO

$60

ADULT

THE ZOO

$45

U18

all children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

COURSE MAPS

This year's courses will remain the same as previous years.

THE TAN

4K | 8K

Complete 1 (4km) or 2 (8km) laps of The Tan.
Yep, that includes Anderson Street hill.

PRINCES PARK

4K | 8K

Pick up the pace as you complete 1 (4km) or 2 (8km) laps of Princes Park.

THE ZOO

4.8K | 8K

Complete 1 (4.8km) or 2 (8km) laps around the Zoo and spot giraffes, zebras, monkeys and more.

FUNDRAISING

Fundraise for a cause that you care about with the 2021 Sunset Series.

FAQS

COVID-19 UPDATE - 19.02.21

 

Following the most recent 5-day lockdown and Victorian Government's guidelines, the Sunset Series Race 2 at Princes Park scheduled for Wednesday 17th of February, will not go ahead. For all of those who have entered an email was sent on 18.02.2021 regarding next steps.

 

Keep running & stay safe.

 

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 NO LONGER PARTICIPATE - WHAT ARE MY OPTIONS?

 

You do not have to notify Sole Motive 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: 

Withdrawal from the event – receive a credit note*.

Withdrawals receive a credit note if they are made before: 

Race 1 – 5:00pm, 27 January 
Race 2 – 5:00pm, 10 February 
Race 3 – 5:00pm, 24 February
 

 

*Credit notes for full series (all three races) entrants will only be issued if Sole Motive is notified via info@solemotive.com before 5pm on Wednesday January 27. Credit notes for full series (all three races) entrants cannot be issued part way through the series. 

 

After these dates, 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.

 

WHAT TIME DOES THE RACE START (THE TAN)?

In order to ensure capacity restrictions are met, participants will choose different start time waves (regardless of distance) — each of which will be capped.

 

You will be able to select your preferred start time during the registration process. Please check your registration to view your start time / chosen wave.

 

4K wave start times

Wave 1: 6:15pm (300)
Wave 2: 6:30pm (300)

 

8K wave start times

Wave 3: 6:45pm (300)

Wave 4: 7:00pm (300)

Wave 5: 7:15pm (300)

Wave 6: 7:30pm (300)

WHAT TIME DOES THE RACE START (PRINCES PARK)?

In order to ensure capacity restrictions are met, participants will choose different start time waves (regardless of distance) — each of which will be capped.

 

You will be able to select your preferred start time during the registration process. Please check your registration to view your start time / chosen wave.

 

4K wave start times

Wave 1: 6:15pm (300)
Wave 2: 6:30pm (300)

 

8K wave start times

Wave 3: 6:45pm (300)

Wave 4: 7:00pm (300)

Wave 5: 7:15pm (300)

Wave 6: 7:30pm (300)

WHAT TIME DOES THE RACE START (THE ZOO)?

In order to ensure capacity restrictions are met, participants will choose different start time waves (regardless of distance) — each of which will be capped.

 

You will be able to select your preferred start time during the registration process. Please check your registration to view your start time / chosen wave.

 

4K wave start times

Wave 1: 6:00pm (400)
Wave 2: 6:15pm (400)

Wave 3: 6:30pm (400)

 

8K wave start times

Wave 4: 6:45pm (400)

Wave 5: 7:00pm (400)

Wave 6: 7:15pm (400)

Wave 7: 7:30pm (300)

RACE DAY BRIEFING

 

Race 1:

You can find your race day briefing here.

 

PARTICIPANT INSTRUCTIONS

 

Race 3 - The Zoo Participants Instructions are now available to download here.

 

EVENT PRICING

Online entries close (The Zoo): 12:59pm, 3 March

Distance / Location / Category Early Bird Standard Last Minute

4K/8K (Adult) - The Tan

$45

$50

$55

4K/8K (U18) - The Tan

$30

$35

$40

4K/8K (Adult) - Princes Park

$45

$50

$55

4K/8K (U18) - Princes Park

$30

$35

$40

4.8K (Adult) - The Zoo

$50

$55

$60

4.8K/8K (U18) - The Zoo

$35

$40

$45

4K/8K (Adult) - 2 Race Series

$92

4K/8K (U18) - 2 Race Series

$68

CAN SPECTATORS ATTEND THE EVENT?

At this stage, non-essential spectators will not be allowed to remain on the event site before, during or after the race.

Some exceptions apply:


  • - U18 participants can be accompanied by a parent/guardian. You will be promoted to provide the parent/guardian's name and mobile number during the registration process.

HOW WILL PLACEGETTERS BE AWARDED?

Placegetters will be awarded based on net time (instead of gun time) in 2021.
Net time is the time from when a participant crosses the start line until the time they cross the finish line.

 

Winners of each distance will be confirmed after the last participant crosses the finish line (approximately 9pm)
The top 3 Male and Female finishers will receive a medal, which will be posted to them once results are finalised (approximately 7-10 days). Can we add the Top 3 M and F for each will have a Medal posted them once results have been finalised . ( allow 7-10 day)

I'M NOT FEELING WELL / AM AWAITING A COVID-19 TEST RESULTS / HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH SOMEONE WHO HAS COVID-19, CAN I ATTEND THE EVENT?

You can not attend the event if you are feeling unwell, are awaiting COVID-19 test results or if you have been in contact with someone who has COVID-19.
Please contact info@solemotive.com to let us know so we can assist you with your registration.

WILL THERE BE DRINK STATIONS ON COURSE?

Participants will be asked to be self-sufficient, if possible, and bring their own water (water bottle, hydration pack, flip-belt, etc.)
Drink stations will be will be available on course but supply may be limited.

2 RACE SERIES SINGLET SIZING / COLLECTION

  1. You will not be able to choose your series singlet size when you register.
  2. Singlets will not be posted. You will be only able to collect singlet from the Sole Motive Retail store during the following times OR from the Event site prior to your race. Sizes will be available on a first in, first served basis.

    If you registered before 21 January 2021...

    - from 12pm, 22 January until 4pm, 2 February, Sole Motive store (view opening hours).

    If you registered after 21 January 2021...

    - from 5pm, 3 February, The Tan: Tom's Block
    - from 5pm, 17 February, Princes Park: Ikon Park Stadium
    - from 5pm, 3 March, The Zoo: Brens Oval

  3. Refer to the Compresssport Size Guide to select your size:


Chest circumference in cm.


Men

- Small: 86-94

- Medium: 94-102

- Large: 102-110

- Extra large: 110-118

 

Women

- Extra small: 78-84

- Small: 84-90

- Medium: 90-96

- Large: 96-102

- Extra large: 102-108

 

RACE BIB POSTAGE

Note - Singlets will not be posted to series participants. See the next FAQ for collection information.

 

3 Race Series + The Tan

If you registered before 19 January and chose to get your race bib posted to you, postage will begin 20 January.

 

2 Race Series + Princes Park

If you registered before 3 February and chose to get your race bib posted to you, postage will begin 20 January.

 

The Tan

If you registered before 16 February and chose to get your race bib posted to you, postage will begin 20 Janu.

RACE BIB/SINGLET COLLECTION

If you registered before 21 January 2021...

You can choose to collect your Race Bib and/or Singlet from the Sole Motive store from midday 22 January until 4pm, 2 February.

View opening hours.

 

If you registered after 21 January 2021...

You will need to collect your Race Bib and/or Singlet from the Event Site.

 

  • - The Tan: Tom's Block, from 5pm
  • - Princes Park: Ikon Park Stadium, from 5pm
  • - The Zoo: Brens Oval, from 5pm

WILL THERE BE MEDALS FOR PLACEGETTERS?

The top 3 Male and Female finishers will receive a medal, which will be posted to them once results are finalised (approximately 7-10 days).

Participants will not received a medal. All 3 Race Series participants will receive an event singlet.

CAN I REGISTER ON DAY

At this stage, we will not be taking registrations onsite.
You must register for the event online before online entries close.

 

- 3-Race Series: 11:59PM, 2 February

- The Tan: 3:00pm, 3 February

- Princes Park: 11:59pm, 16 February

- The Zoo: 11:59pm, 2 March

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