FAQ's

 

 

My child attends Our Lady of the Rosary School and is entering the OLR Tri Challenge – how do I register them?

OLR students entering the Tri Challenge need to choose to enter either the 3km Run or the 3km Family Walk (with family and friends).  As long as students enter on-line before Friday 19 May 2017 they will be eligible to receive a Tri Challenge t-shirt.  Each student’s class and t-shirt details are requested as part of the registration process.  A Tri Challenge t-shirt will be distributed at school closer to the event.  Parents who wish to accompany their children in the 3km Run can register at the same time.  Please see How to Enter for entry details.

When is the event and what time does it start?  

The Caloundra Foreshore Fun Run will be held on Sunday 18 June, 2017. The 10km Foreshore Run will start at 7:15am at Bells Creek.

The 3km Fun Run will commence at 7:15am at the Moffat Beach Park. The 3km Family Walk will commence at 8:30am at the Moffat Beach Park.

How do I enter?

To complete a registration you must be 18 or older.  If you are under 18, you will need the assistance of a parent or legal guardian to complete the registration process.  On-line registrations are preferred and payment can be made by Visa or Mastercard. Secure on-line entry system provided by Event Wizards. On-line entries close on Wednesday 14 June 2017 at 9:00pm. Registrations will only be accepted on race day at the start locations if the event has not sold out on-line. Please see How to Enter for further entry details.

How much does it cost to enter?

10km Foreshore Run – $40 per runner – entry fee includes race singlet for those runners who register on-line before the day.


10km Foreshore Run – Team Entry  
$40 per runner – entry fee includes race singlet for those runners who register on-line before the day.

3km Fun Run – $10.00 per runner – Up to 12 years of age / $15 per runner – 13 years and over
3km Family Walk –
$30 per family (up to 6 family members) or $10.00 per individual walker

**Entry fees may be subject to change.

What is the prize money?

Click here to see prize information 

How will the winner of the races be determined?

The overall winner of the 10km Foreshore Run will be the first individual over the line in both male and female categories. Second and third prizes will also be awarded.  The winners of the Junior, Open and Masters categories in the 10km Foreshore Run will be those male and female entrants first across the line in their nominated category.   The winners of the 3km Fun Run will be the first male and female across the line in both the open and junior category.

What if I register but can’t make it on the day of the event?

Each entrant acknowledges their entry fee is non-refundable should they not compete or the event is cancelled or changed by the Event Organiser due to reasons beyond the reasonable control of the Event Organiser, such as extreme weather or for safety reasons.

Can some of my family members be entered in different races?

Yes, but family members must register for each event and any children entering must be accompanied by an adult or guardian.

Can I enter as a team?

Yes, team entries are available for the 10km Foreshore Run only. A team must have a minimum of three team members.  Please note, if competing as part of a team entry you are still eligible to win your relvant individual category (category is determined by Date of Birth). The winning team will be judged on the total of the fastest three competitor times.

Can I enter and compete in both the 10km and 3km run events?

No, they both run simultaneously.  However, all entrants in the 10km and 3km run events are welcome to enter the Family Walk at no additional cost.  You will not need to register for the 3km Family Walk as you have already agreed to the event’s terms and conditions.

Do I have to pay entry fees for my child?

Children of school age 4.5 years and over must register and pay an entry fee. Registration is free for children four and under. Children who are pushed in prams or strollers do not need to be registered.

Can my child enter the 10km event?

There is no age limit for the 10km event and we are aware many families will want to walk the full course together. It is up to the parent or guardian to decide if their child is capable of completing and enjoying the longer course.

Does each entrant get a singlet?

Entrants in the 10km Foreshore Run receive a race singlet ONLY if they have registered on-line prior to Wednesday 14 June 2017 at 5:00pm.  This singlet is given to them when they collect their race pack.  Entrants in the 3km Fun Run and Family Walk do not receive an event singlet.

The singlets are a unisex fit and measurements are:

S - Chest 49; Length 68

M - Chest 52; Length 70

L - Chest 55; Length 72

XL - Chest 58; Length 74

2XL - Chest 61; Length 76

(NB: chest measurement is half chest and length is from the shoulder point)

OLR students receive a t-shirt for participating in the event as part of the Tri Challenge Program initiated by the school.

When can I collect my race pack?

All entrants will receive a race bib. 10km Foreshore Run and 3km Fun Run entrants will also receive a disposable timing chip attached to the back of their race bib. Race packs will be available for collection from the Our Lady of the Rosary School (Alfred Street, Caloundra) between 1pm and 4pm on Saturday 17 June 2017. Entrants must bring their e-ticket (e-mailed registration confirmation) and valid identification to collect their race pack.

Race packs can be collected on behalf of an entrant provided the person collecting has all e-tickets. Race packs cannot be collected prior to this date.  If race packs are not collected prior to the event, they will be available for collection at the entrants start line (10km or 3km) from the Race Pack Collection tent.

How do I get to the start of my event?

On street parking at both start lines will be available and a free bus shuttle will run from Moffat Beach Park back to the 10km start line. Please refer to the Transport and Parking section under About the Event on this website for more details.

 Will there be photos taken on the day

Yes, PostRace are our official event photographers for the 2017 Caloundra Foreshore Fun Run. Their team will be capturing participants in the 10km and 3km events. Photos will be available for purchase between 36-48 hours after the event and can be accessed via individual race results or through http://postrace.com.au. Prices start from $8 for a single high-resolution image download and 10% of all sales will be donated to Our Lady of the Rosary School. Follow post race on facebook at http://facebook.com/postrace for further updates.

Are there any rules for young children?

Children who intend walking or running the course must do so under the supervision of a parent or guardian and must be entered and wearing a race number. It is the right of the Event Organisers to remove any person not wearing a race number from the course.

Can I bring my stroller?

Yes, we encourage young families to be involved and strollers are permitted. Strollers/ prams must commence at the rear of the race start. Strollers and similar devices must meet Australian Safety Standards and have appropriate safety restraints.

Can I ride my bike or scooter?

No. This event is designed for running and walking participants only. For safety reasons bikes, roller-skates, roller-blades, rip boards and scooters are prohibited on the course.

Are dogs allowed on the course?

Yes, however they must be on a lead at all times and owners must clean up after their animals along the course. Owners and dogs will be directed to the rear of the race start.

What if the weather is bad?

In the event of extreme weather conditions, event organisers will determine if an alternative route can be used or any other action is needed. Participants will be notified of any changes via the events website and Facebook page and on 91.9 Sea Fm who is a major sponsor of our event in 2017.

What road closures will be in effect on the day?

Road closures will be in place at the 10km Foreshore Run start and finish.  Queen of Colonies Parade at Moffat Beach will be closed 7:00am - 10:30am.  The Esplanade, Diamond Head will be closed (between June St and Booker Pde) 6:30am - 7:30am.  Other road closures may apply, check back before the event for further information.

Will there be baggage storage available on the day?

Entrants in the 10km Foreshore Run can utilise a FREE baggage transport service to the finish line.  The organisers are unable to accept any responsibility for lost bags or belongings transported using this service.