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Hilly Half Marathon Race Details

Date Sunday 3 May 2015
Event Half Marathon
Start Time 7.30am
Location Hamilton Island, Great Barrier Reef
How to Enter Click here to register
Entries Close Online before Wednesday 29 April 2015 at 5.00pm
Cost $70 per individual participant
$120 per team (2 person team)
$180 per team (3 person team)
Course Road, fire trail and walking trail
A number of ascents and descents
Click here to download the course map
Minimum Ages Individual Competitors must be a minimum of 16 years old as at 31 December 2015
Team Competitors must be a minimum of 14 years old as at 31 December 2015

Individual Open
No qualification required. First 3 across the line. Open place getters are not eligible for age group prize.

Individual Age Group
Age as at 31 December 2015

  • Under 29
  • 30-39
  • 40-49
  • 50+
  • Further age group breakdowns subject to entry levels

Relay Challenge

Corporate division
Any gender breakdown qualifies subject to all team members being employed by the same business/company/department

Open Males
Open Females
Open Mixed

Junior Race
A choice of three distances to compete in depending on ability and experience.

The kids distances are as follows:

  • Option 1 –3km
  • Option 2 –1.5km
  • Option 3 – 750m

Entry is $30 per child and can only enter one race as they all run simultaneously

Pre Event Participation You must ensure that you have trained sufficiently and are physically capable of completing the event within your current level of health and fitness. You must also ensure at all times during the event that you are performing well within your level of skill and ability for each of the three disciplines. To not abide by these conditions can create potentially dangerous situation for yourself and other competitors
Competitor and Team Registration Registration for all competitors will take place on Saturday 2 May 2.00pm - 5.00pm at the Reef View Lounge, Reef View Hotel and Sunday 3 May – 6.30am – 7.15am at the Hesperus located on Front Street, next to Manta Ray Cafe. Please bring a printed copy of your receipt. It is compulsory for all athletes to register during this time. You must show identification (Drivers License, Passport etc).You will receive your race pack during this time which includes your Hilly half race singlet and other sponsor products.
Race Briefing / Race Start There will be a pre-race briefing at 7.15am on Sunday 3 May for all competitors directly before the start of the race. The briefing will be held at the Hesperus located on Front Street, next to Manta Ray Café
Rules Any Athlete seen to be taking a shortcut during the event will be disqualified. Ipod use is allowed but only one earphone is permitted to be worn to allow ease of communication with officials
Withdrawals Withdrawals prior to the event must be in writing – email If you withdraw on race day before race start, please advise an Official.
The cancellation fee is 100% should you pull out the day of the race. If you withdraw during the race, please report to the Hesperus and advise the Officials that you have withdrawn. The cancellation fee is 100% should you pull out during the race
Changes to Entry Changes can be made to your race entry until Wednesday 29 April 2015 via your event website login. Any changes after this date must be emailed to
Cancellation Fee 50% of your entry fee up until 5pm on Wednesday 17 April. NO REFUND after 5pm Wednesday 17 April.
Cruise Whitsundays Ferry Transfers For those competitors travelling from Shute Harbour, we have a special transfer rate from our sponsor Cruise Whitsundays. These tickets can be purchased directly with Cruise Whitsundays, simply present your Race Confirmation Details. For people travelling across on the morning of the race there is a transfer leaving Shute Harbour at 6:30am. For all other ferry times please visit the Cruise Whitsundays website.
Medical Insurance It is strongly advised that you take out personal medical insurance for the duration of your stay, especially for international competitors. Under the Australian Health Act, all non-Australians are not covered financially for personal injury. If you do have an accident you must pay for your own medical expenses. Therefore it is essential for you to obtain adequate personal medical insurance.
Results Race Results will be available on the website.
Prize Money Cash prizes and products for the individual and open team relays will be announced at the event.
Medal Presentations Presentations for the Stamford Financial Hilly Half Marathon will be held at the Hesperus, located on Front Street next to Manta Ray cafe on Sunday 3 May from 12.00pm. BBQ and refreshments available for purchase from 11.30am.

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