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How can I enter?

Registration is on-line – access the registration page here.

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Entry fees

Entry fees are listed below. We are pleased to offer reduced entry fees for to those with Australian Health Care Cards, and to entrants who will be aged under 18 on event day.

  • Geelong Half Marathon Full: $65 till 31st Dec 2022 / $75 / $85 after 19th March 2023
  • Geelong Half Marathon Australian Health Care Card Holder or under 18: $45 till 31st Dec 2022 / $50 / $55 after 19th March 2023
  • 5 km Run Full: $27 until 31st Dec 2022 / $32 / $37 after 19th March 2023
  • 5 km Run Australian Health Care Card Holder or under 18: $20 until 31st Dec / $25 / $30 after 19th March 2023

These entry fees are GST inclusive and there are no credit cards fees, handling fees etc.

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Age limits

While we actively encourage young runners, for safety reasons all runners must be aged 16 or more on event day for the Geelong Half Marathon and 12 years or more for the 5 km Run.

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What is the last day I can enter?

To ensure your safety and enjoyment, the fields for the Geelong Half Marathon and 5 km Run have been limited to a combined total of 1,000. Entries will close at midday on Friday 14th April or earlier if the maximum number of runners has been reached prior to this date.

No entries will be taken after midday on Friday 14th April or on the day of the event.

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How do I get my event bib?

If you enter by 19th March 2023, you can choose to have your event bib posted to you for a charge of $6.50. You will not need to check in to our Information tent before start time.

For everyone else, to collect your event bib, drop by the start/finish area between 3 pm and 5 pm on Saturday 15th April or, on event morning, drop by the information tent.

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What if my event bib does not arrive in the post?

If your event bib does NOT arrive in time, for a replacement bib, drop by the start/finish area between 3 pm and 5 pm on Saturday 15th April or, on event morning, drop by the information tent.

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Can I get a refund?

Yes. If you notify us by 19th March, we will refund your entry fee (less a $10 administration fee). Please send your request to [email protected]. Sorry – no refunds are possible after 19th March.

If we are forced to cancel the event, your entry fee will be refunded in full, and if we are forced to postpone the event, your entry fee will be carried over to the new date.

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Can I change between the Half Marathon and the 5 km Run?

Yes, this can be done online, at no extra charge, up until midnight on the 19th March, 2023.

After this, please contact us on [email protected]. There is a $10 administration fee for changing events after 19th March, 2023. This fee will be deducted from your refund if you are changing down to the 5km or added to the extra charge if you are moving up to the Half Marathon.

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Can I transfer my registration to another runner?

Yes, this can be done online up until midnight on the 19th March, 2023.

After this, please contact us on [email protected].

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