FAQs

Where is the event?

The start of the fun runs is in the Domain next to Art Gallery Way in the centre of Sydney. It is easily accessible by public transport.

How do I get there?

Transport

We would encourage you to use private transport on this occasion. There is a Wilsons car park at the Domain which is open from 5 am. Book ahead – weekend rate is currently $5.

Will there be an ATM machine available?

There will be an ATM but you will also be able to pay by credit card (VISA and Mastercard)

Will there be food stalls?

Yes there will be a good selection of food stalls.

Can I be timed?

Yes runners in the 3k, 5k and 10k will be timed and a timing chip is attached to your race bib. Timing results will be available approx. 30 mins after your run is completed here.

Can I run with my iPod or other musical devices?

The event organisers discourage the use of iPods or other personal music as headphones can impede an individual’s ability to hear marshals or other course officials. Participants who choose to wear headphones on course do so at their own risk and are asked to pay attention to officials and other participants throughout their event.

Where can I leave my bags?

There will be an allocated bag drop off zone on the day.

We encourage participants to try not to bring a bag and if they have to, then not to leave any valuables. We accept no responsibility/liability for any items lost or stolen.

Will there be water stations?

Yes, there will be water stations at the start/finish and at a mid point of the course.

Can I bring my dog or other pets?

We ask you to leave dogs and pets at home due to the number of people.

How do I raise more money for research into neuroblastoma?

When you register for a Run2Cure event you will automatically be provided a fundraising page by Go Fundraise. You will then be able to share this page with all your friends and family provided you are aged 18 years and over. If you did not register yourself, you will be emailed a fundraising page link and you can set up your page this way – you can also create fundraising teams which can be the same or different to your running teams.

If you get stuck you can always email us at info@run2cure.org.au

There are some great prizes for fundraising and profits will go towards leading research programs into neuroblastoma.

Do I have to fundraise?

You do not have to fundraise – however it makes a huge difference to the amount we can then invest into leading research. Funds raised from event tickets mainly cover the cost of putting on the event. When you finish registering and buying your tickets you will automatically be provided with a fundraising page by Go Fundraise with instructions as to how to set it up. Please email us at info@run2cure.org.au if you have any queries.

We would appreciate your support in helping to raise funds for neuroblastoma and there are some fantastic prizes for fundraising amounts, starting at just $50.

Will there be a photographer on the day?

There will be a photographer on the day and you can purchase photos after the event from www.abbeydigital.com.au. Abbey Digital kindly donate 50% of the proceeds to the charity.

Will there be prizes?

There will be prizes for the following:

• Highest fundraising amount raised – Individual
• Highest fundraising amount raised – Team
• Best fancy dress for 1 km
• Fastest Male & Female – 3 km
• Fastest Male & Female – 5 km
• Fastest Male & Female – 10 km


How do I get my bib?

Race bibs will be posted out for free until 23 August.

From 24 August to 31 August you can choose to have your bib/s posted at the cost of $6 per person (express post will be used).

Otherwise, bibs can be collected on the day - subject to our event being approved by NSW Health.

Please allow 60 minutes before your run time to collect them. If you are not at the start of the run at the scheduled time, you will miss your run.

If you want to collect bibs on behalf of other people then please email info@run2cure.org.au. Please note you will need to supply a list of the names you wish to collect for.

Can I register as a team?

Yes.

Please go here for further information on teams.

Can I register on the day?

You are able to register on the day however ticket prices are significantly higher.

If registering on the day please allow at least 1 hour before the race start time for processing of registrations.

Registration will close 30 minutes prior to the start of each race commencement.

Who can I contact if I'm having difficulties with my registration?


For participant enquiries please contact info@run2cure.org.au

Can I transfer my entry or obtain a refund?

Please email us at info@nb.org.au by 31 July and we will organise to transfer your registration to Run2Cure Local.

You will receive a personalised bib (if you register before 9 August) and a 20% discount on Run2Cure Merchandise (for a limited time only).

We are unfortunately not in a position to offer refunds but we can offer you a free entry into Run2Cure 2021 through a promotional code which will be issued early 2021.

The only exception is for medical reasons in which instance please contact info@run2cure.org.au with your medical certificate.


How do I pay for my registration?

When registering online you can pay for your registration by Credit Card (Visa or MasterCard) through a secure encrypted gateway.

If registering on the day you can pay via EFT / Credit Card or Cash.

When do the early bird prices finish?

The Run2Cure Neuroblastoma 2020 price changes are:

  • Early Bird 20% off = 29 February – 31 July (11.30pm)
  • Regular pricing = 1 August – 31 August (11.30pm)

Please note that premium pricing will be in place on event day itself: 6 September 2020

See our pricing page area for a list of prices.

Can I register on behalf of others?

We would prefer adults to register themselves but if this is not possible you can register other adults and of course children – provided you are their parent or legal guardian. As the person registering other people, please note that you will be also signing and agreeing to the terms and conditions of Run2Cure on their behalf.

All children 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult at the event. All children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult in the actual runs : 1k, 3k, 5k and 10k.

Can I register a child to run in any of the fun runs?

All children 17 & under must be registered by their parent or legal guardian and must be accompanied by an adult on the day. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult in all the 1km Little Heroes, 3km, 5km and 10km unless they are taking part as a school team. It is suggested school teams do have two to three accompanying adults depending on the size of the team.

Children (aged 6 to 10 years) do not have to be accompanied by an adult for the 1km Junior Dash as parents can monitor their children from the sidelines if preferred.

Children need to be over 12 to take part in the 10km unless they are toddlers and are in pushchairs.

What details will I need to register for any of the fun runs?

We would recommend every adult registers themselves but if for any reason this is not possible, you will need the following information for all runners and it must be accurate please. Please note if you are entering other people you are signing the waiver on their behalf and you should advise them of this and send them the details (can be found on our Run2Cure website) . Only parents or legal guardians can register children.

  1. Decide if you are going to register as part of a team or as an individual (you have one fundraising page per team if you select this option)
  2. Title / Name / DOB / Address / Email / Mobile / Home address for each entrant
  3. Team name (if one has been set up or you will need to enter one)
  4. Emergency contact names and phone numbers and email addresses for yourself and anyone you are registering
  5. Select which run option you would like to enter (10km, 5km, 3km, 1km Dash or The Little Heroes Walk 1km)
  6. Option to buy merchandise and if you want to have your race bib posted to you ($7 per bib).

The best way to register is through our online registration page prior to event day. To register click on the ‘Register Now’ button located on the right hand side of the bar at the top of the webpage. Follow the prompts to register your details, select the distance you wish to run in, purchase products (if desired), confirm and pay for your registration.

All children 17 & under must be accompanied by a responsible adult on the day. All children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult in each walk/fun run unless they are taking part in the school competition. (Please contact us at info@run2cure.org.au if you have special circumstances)

You are able to register on the day, however it is not recommended. If registering on the day please allow sufficient time before the race start time for processing of registrations. Registrations will close 20 minutes prior to the start of each race commencement.

Please contact info@run2cure.org.au for any queries.

What is the cost of entering?

Our main page has the full price list and the early bird pricing schedule can be found here.

Please note, tickets can be purchased on the day of the actual event but are more expensive.

Can I bring my pram for the 1K Little Heroes Event and the 3K, 5K, and 10K Fun Runs?

Prams are very welcome in the 1k Little Heroes event – we would love the whole family to participate in the 1k.

Prams can take part in the 3k, 5k and 10k however, if you are running with a pram please start at the back of the run.

What are the different runs?

We are holding three different runs to suit everyone’s needs. There is a 10k, 5k and 3k runs. In addition we have two events specifically for children – 1k Junior Dash and the Little Heroes 1k for children 5 and under.

Anyone can enter the event and we encourage runners/walkers of all abilities although please ensure you have trained sufficiently and are fit to do your chosen run/walk and if in any doubt consult your doctor.

Is the course certified?

Yes the course has been AIMs certified as 5k and 10k.

When is the event?

Sunday, 6 September 2020 in The Domain & Royal Botanic Gardens.

Race start time are:

10km at 7.30 am
5km at 9.30 am
3km at 9.40 am
1km Junior Dash at 10.30 am
1km Little Heroes Event at 10.40 am

The Family Fun day starts at 8.30 am approx and finishes at 1 pm.

*Times are subject to change.

Can I bring a pram?

Prams are very welcome in the 1k Little Heroes event – we would love the whole family to participate in the 1k.

Prams can take part in the 3k, 5k and 10k however, if you are running with a pram please start at the back of the run.

Is the course suitable for wheelchairs?

Wheelchairs are welcome to participate in the 3km, 5km and 10km fun runs, however please review the route first and be aware that there are a few steep inclines along the course.

Can I register on behalf of others?

We would prefer adults to register themselves but if this is not possible you can register other adults and of course children – provided you are their parent or legal guardian.

As the person registering other people, please note that you will be also signing and agreeing to the terms and conditions of Run2Cure on their behalf and you should advise them accordingly. All children 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult at the event.

All children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult in the actual runs : 1km, 3km, 5km and 10km. The exceptions are if the child is taking part in the 3km or 5km as part of a school team (there should still be 2 to 3 accompanying adults for the team) or is taking part in the 1k Dash where the parents can monitor their children from the sidelines if preferred.

Can I get a refund?

On Friday 13 March we changed the date of Run2Cure from 31 May to 6 September following concerns raised over coronavirus.

As a small charity founded by families affected buy this disease, we very much appreciate the support of all of our Run2Cure families, runners and supporters.

If you do not wish to join us in the Domain on Sunday 6 September, please email us before 31 July to receive a free entry to Run2Cure Local and a credit for Run2Cure Domain 2021.

If you have registered for Run2Cure Domain you can transfer to Run2Cure Local and take part in our fun run from anywhere in the world.

We will provide a registration form for you to fill in which must be done by 31 July. Then your GoFundraise fundraising page will be transferred across to Run2Cure Local and you will receive your Run2Cure Local entry, race bib (if you register before 9 August) and 20% discount on Run2Cure merchandise (for a limited time only).