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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Where is Yuleba?

Yuleba is situated 450km west of Brisbane, 60km East of Roma. Population approx. 200 people.

When do entries open?

Entry is now open.  Entries close on Wednesday 5th April at 11:59pm.

What date is the race?

The 2017 Fun Run will be held on Saturday 8th April 2017

What are the race options?

There will be the Marathon, Half Marathon, Half Marathon Walk, 10km & 5km Fun Run, 10km & 5km Walk, 3 km Roll ‘n Stroll

Can I register a team?

If you would like to enter a team here are the guidelines and instructions below:

Team Event: This is for the 5km event only.

Team Members:  Minimum of 3, no maximum – all team members must complete the individual 5km Event – this is NOT a relay.

Times:  Times of your 3 fastest team members are added together to give your team score – the fastest team will win!

Entry: When entering for the 5km event please answer additional Question 3 with your team name on the online registration form. If you experience any difficulties, please email: admin@eventwizards.com.au

I’d like to put a poster up around my workplace/school

Please download poster here Fun Run 2017 Poster

How much does it cost to enter?

Entries are increasing in 2017 to cover additional race costs but all early bird entrants will receive a Yuleba Marathon & Fun Run 2017 T-Shirt

Full Marathon Adult $ 60

Half Marathon Adult $50 U18 $45

Half Marathon Walk Adult $ 50U18 $45

10km Run or Walk Adult $40 U18 $35 Family* $80

5km Run or Walk Adult $35 U18 $40

3km Roll ‘n Stroll Adult $30 U18 $25 Family* $60

*Family Entries must all participate in the same event

How do I enter?

All entries must be place online through Timing Wizards registration system. Payment method for online entries is via paypal.  If, for some reason you cannot place your entry online please email admin@eventwizards.com.au.   Visit our enter page for further details. Early Bird Entries close 10th March.  Entries close 5th April 2017.

Who can enter?

Marathon Entrants must be 18 years or over to compete

Half Entrants must be 15 years or over to compete

No pets, bicycles, scooters, skateboards or rollerblades are permitted to participate in events other than 3km.

Those with strollers and wheelchairs are requested to give right of way to runners for safety reasons.

 

Can I swap my entry or create a new entry on race weekend?

IMPORTANT: No entries will be taken on race day.

You are able to swap between events as long as there is still availability. When swapping from between events there will be no refunds offered but you will be charged for difference in event prices.

How can I collect my race pack?

Race packs will be available for collection on the Friday night from 5pm at the Yuleba Golf Club.  For anyone who cannot be at the Yuleba Golf Club the Friday evening please contact us and we will organise to post the pack out to you the week prior the event.

MID‐WEST RURAL, WARREGO HIGHWAY WALLUMBILLA ‐ Thursday 6th April from 9‐10am

THE COMMUNITY HUB, 44 QUINTIN ST. ROMA ‐ Thursday 6th April from 12pm‐3pm

YULEBA GOLF CLUB, SCOTT ST. YULEBA ‐ Friday 7th April from 5pm onwards

Once you receive your race pack please be sure to keep it in a safe place.  You will need your bib to participate on the day.

Merchandise ordered can also be collected or purchased from various locations over the duration of the weekend.

Starting Times for Events 

Marathon  - 6:30am

Half Marathon Walk -6:31am

Half Marathon – 7:30am

10km  Run & Walk – 8:30am

5km Run & Walk 9:15am

3km Roll ‘n Stroll 9:30am

How is the event timed?

Your timing device for the Yuleba Fun Run is a single-use bib tag. In order to receive an accurate time, please make sure your bib is:

• Clearly visible on the front of the torso

• Unaltered and unmodified – please do not bend or fold your bib

• Not covered (eg. by a jumper)

Do I need to return my bib after the race?

Yes your bib needs to be returned on completion of your race.  There will be bins in the recovery tent available for you to return the bibs.

Can I enter more than one person on the entry form?

The entry form online is for individuals only. For safety reasons it is very important that we have vital information such as emergency contacts for every single entrant in the race.

What does the entry fee pay for?

Help Kids Like Nick have set a fundraising target of $50,000 and your entry fee will help raise that total.  Your fee also pays for your chest bib, road closures and associated costs, infrastructure and important medical support. We provide a race pack, free water & sunscreen during the race and entertainment at the finish line.  For all early bird entrants (Cut-off is 10th March)  you will receive in your race kit a free Yuleba Marathon and Fun Run 2017 T-Shirt.

Can I transfer or refund my entry fee?

When entering the Yuleba Fun Run the terms and conditions must be accepted by each individual entrant.  There will be NO REFUNDS.  There are no exceptions to this rule for change of mind.

Entries cannot be transferred to a different runner .

Are prams allowed?

Prams and strollers are permitted however, people pushing them must be aware and considerate of other runners and walkers around them. Entrants who are pushing a pram are requested to start at the back of each event.

Are pets allowed?

No animals are allowed on either course. Seeing eye dogs are permitted but the race organisers must be made aware of this, please email us.

What can I do with my gear?

For all events we will have an area at the Yuleba Golf Club.   Please do not leave valuables in the bag. All care but no responsibility will be taken for valuables or clothing that are lost or damaged. If you need to carry your wallet, keys or mobile phone, please run carrying a running bag. All clothing that is discarded  and unclaimed at the start or finish lines will be donated to charity.

What happens if I require medical attention on the day?

Qld Ambulance will provide immediate assistance should you feel unwell or injure yourself on race day. If further assistance is required, such as transportation to hospital, costs are incurred by the patient. There will be paramedics and first aid officers situated along to course – map and locations to be confirmed.

Road closures

Road closures still to be confirmed.  Road that will be accessible to restricted vehicles ONLY will include:

Perry Street, Yuleba

Stephenson Stree, Yuleba

Yuleba – Surat Road

Final road closures and road closure times will be published once approved by Maranoa Regional Council.

Venue

All events will take place along the Yuleba Surat Road and Yuleba Streets.  All events will start and finish at the Yuleba Golf Club.  Preregistration is to be held at Yuleba Golf Club on Friday 7th April.

How can I get to the start?

Road closures and diversions will be in place to ensure the safety of participants and the non-event community. Participants are asked to present themselves at the Yuleba Golf Club.  Please allow at least 30 minutes prior to your events starting time.

Where are the drink stations?

Drink stations are proposed to be approximately every 5kms.

Is there a shuttle bus to the finish for non finishing participants?

Yes, there will be a bus available to take non finishing participants to the finishing area.

Are there prizes?

Marathon 1st – $500 2nd – $200 3rd – $100

Half Marathon 1st – $300 2nd – $100 3rd – $50

10kms 1st – $250  2nd – $75  3rd – $35

5kms 1st – $150  2nd – $50  3rd – $30

Top fundraiser prize – Wins an APPLE – $1000 Apple Gift Voucher

Fastest Team – 5km Event ONLY – still being determined

 What time will the presentation take place?

A presentation to the overall placegetters will ONLY take place at the Yuleba Golf Club after ALL runners have completed the course and the course is clear.   For that reason we can only give approximate times for presentations which will be approx. 1pm.   We will be serving lunch and there will be entertainment while we wait.  Fundraising prizes and multi-draw raffles will be presented at the presentation also.

 What accommodation is available?

The Yuleba Golf and Bowls Club have agreed to let participants camp on the golf course and use the club facilities. You will have a couple of camping options: You can bring all your own camping gear, which we recommend, or you can buy or hire one of the tents that will available on site. Toilets and showers will be set up on site. Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be available at a reasonable cost as will morning and afternoon teas for those that require it.   Please indicate on your registration form if your accommodation requirements or send an email to info@helpkidslikenick.com.au

Limited accommodation is also available at the Yuleba Hotel Motel Ph:  07 4623 5211.