VENUE DETAILS

Event Location: Albert Park Lake, Aughtie Drive, Albert Park, Melbourne Victoria

Melway Reference: 2K G4

Event Registration: 7.30am – 8.15am

Event Briefing: 8.20am

Event Start: 8:30am (approx)

Event Presentations: 10km & half : 11am

Marathon: 2pm

HOW TO GET THERE

RunLikeCrazy would like to recommend the following alternative options to driving to ease traffic congestion and protect the beautiful surrounds of Albert Park.

There are trams in Albert Road and Fitzroy Street and a Light Rail along Canterbury Road, with entrances from:

Albert Road (Melway ref: 2K G4),

Queens Road (Melway ref: 2L B11)

Fitzroy Street (Melway ref: 58 B8).

Special Needs Access

Specific information about site conditions so you can judge a site’s accessibility according to your own needs.

http://www.parkweb.vic.gov.au/1process.cfm

PARKING

Parking fees apply to all car parks and kerb side parking spaces within Albert Park. Time restrictions and ticket requirements will be shown on parking signs within the park. To avoid parking fines tickets must be displayed prominently on the dashboard. Further information regarding parking restrictions, fees and permits can be found here:

http://www.parkweb.vic.gov.au/resources/16_1602.html

REGISTRATION

Registration will take place inside the Albert Park action indoor sports stadium ‘The Pits” on Aughtie Drive from 7:30am – 8:15am.  Please allow yourself plenty of time to complete this process.

For registration information click here

To enter click here

RUN COURSE

All competitors will start together. You will be positioned in zones depending on what event you are participating in.

Competitors will run on the track only that follows around Albert Park Lake.

An additional dog leg route has been added to make up an approximate 5.275km lap.  Marathoners will complete 8 laps, half marathoners 4 laps and 10k runners 2 laps.

NB: The RunLikeCrazy Marathon is sanctioned by Triathlon Australia.  Participants need to be aware of race Rule 28 from the Triathlon Australia Race Competition Policy that a competitor must not run with a bare torso or without shoes on any part of the run course.

Click here for course map

LAP ZONE

To help you track your laps, there will be a ‘lap count zone’. This zone will be identified by matting and a row of volunteers with markers.  When you pass through this zone, it is requested that you slow down to avoid collisions and for markers to mark a strike on your forearm/hand.  It is expected that only the Marathon runners will need to have their laps counted.

WHAT TO BRING ON RACE DAY

Water bottle

Nutrition (Gels, bars)

Running shoes

Sunscreen

Run cap

Sunnies

Change of clothes/warm clothes

Vaseline/body glide

TOILET & SHOWER FACILITIES

Toilet and shower facilities will be located in the recovery ‘pits’ area.  There will also be a number of portaloos available.

BAG STORAGE

Bags can be stored inside near the registration area.  There will be a staff member there at all times however competitors leaving theirs bags do so at their own risk and event management will take no responsibility for lost or damaged items.

PRE & POST MASSAGE

Massage will be provided by Melbourne Sports Massage.  Melbourne Sports Massage is looking forward to preparing or helping athletes recover from their run. Melbourne Sports Massage will be available for an hour prior to the event and up to 1 hour after the event for complimentary 10 min sports massages for a lucky few. As a qualified Massage therapist.  Melbourne Sport Massage believes anyone who doesn’t invest a little time in effective massage or other bodywork treatment is holding themselves back from their full potential…not to mention asking for pain and possibly injury! Take advantage of this service and check out their clinic website at:

REFRESHMENTS

There will be plenty of post race refreshments once you have completed your RunLikeCrazy Run.  Powerbar to replenish lost electrolytes particularly on those hot days, water supplied by Big Wet Water and Red bull.  Powerbar have also supplied some very yummy protein bars called power crunch, all in order to help your body to a speedy recovery.

FIRST AID

First Aid is provided by St Johns Ambulance who will be easily identifiable and mostly stationed in the recovery ‘Pits’ area.  For any minor injuries, bandaids or blisters etc St Johns will be able to assist you.