Our event will be Covid Safe — we will be adhering to all protocols on the day and you can read our current Covid Event plan here*
*Note this plan is subject to change.
Will I get a refund if the event is cancelled due to Covid?
Yes, refunds will be issued via Eventbrite — however, you will lose your Booking Fee which is incorporated into the price of your ticket.
The start* & finish line is located at the Camp Reserve, Forest Street, Castlemaine.
* the half marathon start is from Maldon — participants will leave from Castlemaine station after a briefing at the Camp Reserve.
When do I get my bib?
Bibs for all races are collected on the day at the pre-registration marquee.
Can I register on the day?
Yes! There are a limited number of registrations we can process on the day between 1:00 & 3:30 pm. No registrations will be accepted after 1:30 pm for the half marathon and we strongly recommend that you register online beforehand for this event as tickets are limited.
When does the early bird registration period end?
Earlybird tickets for all events are available until midnight Friday 8th September 2023, at 11.30pm
Who can use the concession code during online registration?
The concession price is for full-time students, healthcare card and pension card holders only. You will be asked for your concession card number for your discount to be applied.
Is there a family discount?
No. We offer an under-15s ticket for the 5 km race only. However, any child under 10 years of age or younger on race day may run for free, but will not be timed. If you wish for your child to be timed then they must pay the standard entry fee.
If I have registered for the 5 or 10 or 21 km event and want to participate in Run Bird Run, do I have to register for that event as well?
No. This year, entry into the 5 or 10 or 21 km distance automatically entitles you entry into Run Bird Run. We ask you to keep your bib on so we can identify you quickly.
Do you have storage facilities?
YES. We will have bag check-in available at the Camp Reserve. For those running the 21 km event, there will be a free bag transfer from Maldon to Castlemaine, where belongings will be held in a secure location.