Events    5km Run

The ASICS 5km Run


Date Sunday October 12, 2014
Start Time 11:00am
Start Location Batman Avenue
150m North of Rod Laver Arena
Age Limit Entrants under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult on course at all times
 Field Limit 5,000


Adult - Early Bird $40.00
Child (0 - 16 Years) - Early Bird $30.00
Adult - Standard Entry $55.00
Child (0 - 16 Years) - Standard Entry $40.00


All competitors in the 5km Run will receive the following:

  • Race Bib with attached Timing Chip
  • Race Information Booklet
  • Show bag and gift
  • Finishers E-Certificate
  • Finishers Medal

Wave Starts

Wave starts are implemented in the 5km event to avoid congestion along the course.
They are split by roughly 5 minutes.

5km < 25 Minutes (FIRST WAVE)

For active runners who can complete 5km in under 25 minutes.

5km > 25 Minutes (SECOND WAVE)
For semi-active and casual runners and joggers who will try to run or jog the whole way but will more than likely finish in over 25 minutes.


Please note the following exclusions are in place for the all events:

  • Pets
  • Prams (except in the 3km Walk)
  • Scooters
  • Inline Skates
  • Bikes

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