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Thursday 4th April 2019

Top tips for being race ready for Run for the Kids!

We hope everyone is as excited as we are to participate in the Run for the Kids this Sunday, April 7th. A big thank you from us to all the registrants, for helping to raise much needed funds for the Good Friday Appeal and giving back to help the sick children of Victoria.

This Sunday (race day) is also about having fun and enjoying the event with your fellow teammates, friends, family and neighbours - so please note some important tips below to ensure a smooth day.

 

GETTING THERE

  • We recommend catching public transport to Southern Cross as many roads will be closed for the event. For Woodlea locals we’re running free shuttle buses from Woodlea, to the Rockbank Train Station on race day.

 

SECURE SEAT TO ROCKBANK STATION

SECURE SEAT FROM ROCKBANK STATION

 

  • Daylight savings also starts on Sunday so make sure your clocks are set to the correct time!
  • For more info and event FAQs click below

 

OFFICIAL EVENT FAQs

 

WHERE AND WHEN TO MEET

Short Course Participants

  • Don’t miss the Team Woodlea group photo at 9.30am (meet at the Woodlea Zone located on the corner of Harbour Esplanade and Bourke Street)
  • Stretching and warm up session at 9.40am with AFLW Star Sharni Layton
  • Race commences at 10.15am

 

Long Course Participants

  • Stretching & warm up session at 8.40am with AFLW Star Sharni Layton (meet at the Woodlea Zone located on the corner of Harbour Esplanade and Bourke Street)
  • Race commences at 9am

 

WHAT TO WEAR

  • Don't forget to bring/wear your official race pack (which contains your race number with timing tag) you will not be able to race without this
  • If you registered and haven’t received your race number with timing tag in the mail, they can be collected from the Woodlea Sales Office from this Thursday 4th April through to Saturday 6th April. The sales office is open from 10am to 5pm
  • Wear your Woodlea shirt, hat and fitness tracker (and don't forget to dress up in orange to go in the draw to win a family ski trip to Mt Hotham!)

 

WIN A TRIP TO HOTHAM

 

COMPETITIONS AND GIVEAWAYS

  • We’ll be drawing the winner of the family Ski Trip to Mt Hotham at 12pm on race day and will stream this live via our Facebook page - see keep an eye out
  • We've got a variety of fun and FREE activities and giveaways, so keep your eyes peeled for everything orange!

 

FAMILY FRIENDLY EVENT

  • Children in prams are free so bring them along for a fun morning out

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