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'Convict and Wenches' Australia Day Run/Walk

Monday 26th January 2015

The 26th January, is the day the 'First Fleet' arrived in Australia in 1788, and this is a holiday weekend, and in 2014, 'Australia Day' falls on a Sunday, which is the middle day of the 3-day weekend..

Results from previous years can be downloaded by clicking here

The details below for 2015 are subject to change.

-Here is the Race T-Shirt design options, but it will cost you an extra $40/T-shirt.

The Events and the Course:

We will be staging:

-42.195km Marathon: 5-00AM Start Time

-20 Miler(32.2km): 5-00AM Start Time

-21.1km Challenge: 6-10AM Start Time

-10km: 5-45AM Start Time

-5km: 7-00AM Start Time

You can enter by clicking here

And you can join us on Facebook by clicking here

Please note:

-Small field

-Hot and sticky weather(30+C and humidity above 80%)

-No finishers medal.

-If you really want a 'Finishers Certificate', I might organise one for you.

Race Entry Fees:

Distance Fee before 1st January 2015 Fee before 19th January 2015 Fee before 23th January 2015 Fee on Day
5km $5-00 $10-00 $20-00 $40-00
10km $10-00 $20-00 $30-00 $50-00
21.1km $21-10 $30-00 $40-00 $60-00
20 Miler(32.2km) $32.20 $40-00 $50-00 $70-00
42.195km Marathon $42-20 $50-00 $60-00 $80-00

Getting There:

If you are from outside Brisbane, the start/finish will be at Victoria Point, which is in 'south of the river', about 30km from Brisbane, on the coast, in the Redlands area.

From the Sunshine Coast, Brisbane or Mt Gravatt, follow the signs to either Victoria Point or Redland Bay(Route 21).

From the Gold Coast or Logan Motorway, take exit 30 on the Brisbane/Gold Coast Hwy, and then follow Route 47.(Both route 21 and 47 go past the Start/Finish.

The Start/Finish is with in the Queensland Scouts Eprapah Complex(UBD Map 226 D-3)

On the day, there is no general parking available with in the scouts complex, so please park in one of the adjoining 3 shopping centres, but be careful not to over crowd any one local area.

The 26th January, is the day the 'First Fleet' arrived in Australia in 1788, and this is a public holiday, and in 2015, 'Australia Day' falls on a Monday, which is the last day of a 3-Day weekend.

The Course:

-Flat multi-loop course(5km out/5km back, mostly on cycle tracks which vary from Bitumen to Concrete to Dirt to grass)

-Hot and sticky weather(30+C and humidity above 80%.

-If you have access to the Garmin webpage, then please click here , for the 5km out section. This is the main out and back for the 10km, 21.1km, 20 miler and 42.195km Marathon, with the 21.1km, doing a 1.1km loop at the start, and the 20 Miler and 42.195km Marathon doing the 2.195km at the start.

The 5km goes out to the 2.5km, and turns to come back to the Start/Finish.

I can be contacted as follows:

Email, by clicking here.

Australian Mobile Phone: 0433 242 748

International Cell Phone: +61 433 242 748