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REGISTRATIONS

The following age limits apply for SUNS Run:

10km: Participants must be 12 years or older on Saturday February 4, 2023.

5km: Participants under 12 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

2.5km: No minimum age requirement, however participants under 5 years of age must be accompanied by an adult throughout the course (adult is not required to register). Maximum age of child in the 2.5km event is 15 years old.

Along with participation in the Gold Coast’s newest fun run, all registrations include the following:

  • SUNS Run Finisher Medal
  • SUNS Run Cap (first 1,500 participants to register)
  • Race Bib & Electronic Timing
  • Complimentary 8-week training plan
  • Complimentary 2-month subscription to Runner’s World Magazine
  • Finish Line Sponsor Giveaways
  • Downloadable Finisher Certificate
  • On course drink stations and medical provisions

Registrations will close on Friday February 3rd, unless the event reaches capacity prior to this date. We recommend staying tuned to our social media pages and newsletters for capacity updates.

Please drop us an email to [email protected] and our friendly team will be happy to assist you.

Sport 3 Event Management (the organiser) operates a no-refund policy however, should you be unable to participate (for any reason), the following options are available until midnight Friday 20th January:

  • Transfer your registration to another person
  • Transfer your registration to the 2024 SUNS Run.
  • Transfer your registration as a credit towards another Sport 3 Event Management owned event (fisiocrem GC50 Run Festival or GC30 Main Beach).

Please contact us at [email protected] should you wish to transfer your registration. Please note, transfers are subject to a $15 admin fee.

After midnight on Friday 20th January 2023, no transfers are available. You do not need to notify us if you are unable to attend after this date. When a participant registers, they agree to these terms and conditions.

You can upgrade or downgrade until 5pm on Friday 3rd February. To upgrade or downgrade your distance please email [email protected] and our friendly team will process the change for you.

No, registration is not required to participate in the yoga. Simply turn up around 5-10 minutes before your preferred yoga session time to participate. Yoga mats optional.

ON COURSE

Participants can choose from 10km or 5km options. We welcome runners and walkers in both events.

The 2.5km Kids Dash is open to children under the age of 15.

Yes, prams and wheelchairs are permitted in all events. We request however that you start at the back of your wave.

Wheelchairs are also permitted, however we request that you notify the race director by email ([email protected]) should you intend on using a race wheelchair.

Unfortunately pets are not permitted to enter the venue or run alongside you during your participation in SUNS Run.

Toilets are located at the start and finish line.

Participants can take advantage of two on-course drink stations, along with complimentary drinks at the finish line.

First Aid will be located at the start/finish line and will also be roving on course. Should you require assistance please notify the nearest course marshal, located every 150-200m throughout the course.

Spectators are welcome to attend free of charge. Dedicated spectator viewing zones will be set up within Metricon Stadium to watch participants during their lap of the oval.

Spectators should enter the Event Village via Gate 1 (same access as participants).

Yes, parents/guardians are welcome to run/walk alongside their children in the 2.5km Kids Dash event. Parents are not required to register for the 2.5km Kids Dash.

RACE PACKS

At point of entry you can opt to have your race bib posted to you for a fee of $7.95. Participants that opt for this service, will receive personalised bibs with their name on – so the crowds can cheer out your name!

Participants who enter before midnight Friday 6th January are eligible for the postage service. Participants who enter after this date will need to collect their race pack on event day (and will not receive personalisation).

If you didn’t opt for the postage service, you will need to collect your race bib on Saturday 4th February between the hours of 1pm – 5pm.

Your race bib will be available for collection within the Event Village (inside Gate 1 of Metricon Stadium), upon arrival. Please have your confirmation email or e-ticket ready to display.

Your complimentary SUNS Run trucker cap and medal will be provided to you on event day.

Your race bib will include a tear off strip (Cap Voucher) that you can exchange for your cap at the Merchandise Store.

Your SUNS Run medal will be provided to you at the finish line on completion of your run.

RESULTS & AWARDS

Yes, Kids Dash place getters will be recognised in the same way as adult events. There will be a Kids Dash presentation ceremony with each male and female podium finisher receiving a trophy and sponsor gifts.

All participants are electronically timed during their participation in SUNS Run. Your race bib contains a timing chip, and therefore it’s important that you wear this to receive a recorded time.

Results will be published live via the event website.

Yes, placegetters in each event will be awarded during the presentation ceremony that will take place following the conclusion of each run.

Trophies and Sponsor Gifts will be provided to the top 3 male and female for each distance on the day.