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Lara Fun Run 2017

By Brittany Anson

Date:                Sunday, November 5, 2017

Distances:      10km Run, 5km Run/walk & Kids Dash (1.5km)

Start Times:    8:10 – Kids Dash, 9:00am – 10km, 9:05am – 5km

Venue:             Serendip Sanctuary, Windermere Road, Lara

Website:          http://www.pbevents.com.au/event-calendar/lara-fun-run-walk/

Register here: https://www.registernow.com.au/secure/Register.aspx?E=26570%20
The Lara Fun Run / Walk is a family focused event where everyone can participate. The event starts and finishes at the beautifully renovated Pirra Mansion. The course takes participants through Serendip Sanctuary amongst a spectacular bush setting and plenty of wildlife. The Lara Fun Run aims to provide a great value, healthy, enjoyable experience for everyone, whilst at the same time helping local community groups raise much needed funds.

MEDALS FOR ALL FINISHERS

This year all participants will receive a finishers medal as they cross the finish line. What a great momento of your fantastic effort in finishing this years Lara Fun Run.

Participants will also receive an online, Personalised Finishers Certificate that can be printed out at home. It will have your name and your official finishing time.

PERSONALISED RACE BIBS

Register before October 1 and recieve your very own personalised Race bib with your name, nickname or message on it. Strict cut off date of October 1 applies to allow for printing time. Just type what you want on there as you register.

HOW BIG IS THE LARA FUN RUN?

We expect this years 10k/5k event to attract around 750 participants (plus 100 in the kids dash). The event has enough participants to create a great atmosphere without having to deal with huge crowds on course, at registration and while parking.

WHAT DOES THE COURSE LOOK LIKE?

Check out the maps page of this website to see not only the course map but also some images taken out on the course.

EARLY ENTRY PRIZE DRAWS

In the lead up to this years event there will be 4 Early Entry Prize draws (plus heaps of on the day random Prizes).

More information about early entry prize draws will be available soon.

KIDS DASH

The Lara Fun Run is a family friendly event with a 1.5km kids dash starting at 8:10am. Every finisher is a winner and receives a finishers medal. Click KIDS DASH tab at the top of this page for more information.

RACE NUMBER PICK UPS

Details available closer to event date

PARKING

Secure off road parking is available on land directly opposite the entrance to the event site (Its less than 100m from the car park to the start/finish line!). There is more than enough parks for EVERY PARTICIPANTS CAR, in this car park. Marshals will be available to ensure parking is orderly and safe.

AGE GROUPS

Junior (6-18yrs), 19-29yrs, 30-39 yrs, 40-49 yrs, 50-59 yrs, 60+ yrs

Trophies will be awarded to the overall winners of the 10km and 5km events.

Medals will be awarded to all winners, 2nd and 3rd placegetters in each age group category.

No winners presentations will be awarded for the kids dash. All participants are winners!

PRESENTATION CEREMONY

Presentation Ceremony will take place at approximately 10:20am

BAG and BIKE STORAGE

There will be a secure (staffed) baggage holding area at the event site. The baggage holding area will be open from 8:15am and will close at 10:30am. PLEASE ENSURE THERE ARE NO VALUABLE ITEMS LEFT AT THE BAGGAGE HOLDING AREA.

There will also be a bike rack facility within this area to have your bike securely kept while you participate in the event.

DRINK STATIONS

Drink stations will be located at approximately 2.5km, 5km, 7.5km and the finish line.

WALKERS

We ask all walkers to be mindful of the fact that the 10km course involves two laps, therefore we ask that all walkers keep to the left of the track and allow room for participants to pass from behind at all times.

POST RUN BBQ

The 2nd Lara Scouts will once again be cooking up a storm, to replenish those energy levels this year. Make sure you remember to bring along a couple of dollars for a great feed and support this fantastic local group.

COFFEE and COLD DRINKS

A coffee fix will also be available on the day. Gary and the team from City to Surf Mobile Cafe will be there bright and early to give that much needed caffeine hit.

There will be more food and drink vendors still to be confirmed that will be available at this years event. More details will be available soon.

PREPARATION AND TRAINING

Please ensure you are well hydrated prior to taking on the run and that you have a sufficient level of fitness to be capable of finishing the event in a safe manner

PETS AND IPODS

No pets are allowed in the Lara Fun Run.

Ipods are allowed, however please play at a volume that does not disturb other runners and a volume you are able to hear course marshals instructions.

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