Your kms only count for one of the smaller runs. Run Uluru kms (for example) also count to Run Northern Territory and Run Australia. You cannot count them for Run Victoria and Run Tasmania as well.
What about results for the Specific Runs like the Koala 5km?
You can upload your time and proof of the event online by clicking the Link on the home page or click here. These runs can count toward your other Run Australia Run runs.
Can my whole Family join participate?
Yes, young, old, fast or slow - run, walk or crawl.
How old do you have to be to do a run?
Any age, some parents have registered their children and have them in their prams when running and walking.
Can we do it as a Team?
Yes; the Main Events can be done as a Team. Just register as a Team when you register with all the Team members detail. Specific Events like the Koala 5km are Individual events.
What if I can’t Run an Event - can I Walk it?
Yes, you can walk the event, there is no problem with this. Just register, record your time and send it in. We want all of Australia to be active and looking after their Hearts.
I use a step counter every day and don't run. Can I use the distance on this?
Yes; you can. We want everyone to be active.
Are there medals?
Yes, there are medals These you can purchase when you enter. Once you've registered your time for your event or completed the distance of your event, we'll send your medal . The main event medals will be sent as soon as your tracker is loaded and sent, the special event medals will be 20-25 working days after the event. "Postage has been an issue with Covid-19 but we will get these to you as soon as we receive them". Happy Birthday Medals and I Survived 2020 Medals will be sent out as soon as your order them.
Can I purchase a Medal later?
Yes, if we have stock, you can although it is easier for us with ordering stock, to know at the time you register.
Can I get a refund on my medal?
No, there are no refunds on any of the merchandise purchased.
How do I get my Race Bib?
With your confirmation email on registration, a link to a Bib will be attached with this. Print it off and write your Number and Name on it. Wear it, photograph it, put it on facebook, show the rest of the country it.
Do I have to wear my Race Bib when doing my event?
No, but it would be great to see some photos of you wearing it.
Can I donate to our choosen charity separately?
Yes; when entering you can donate to our chosen charity, this will be announced in the coming days.
Can I share my event on Social Media?
Yes. Share it, selfies, show whoever you want, have your Bib and Medal on, tell the World how awesome you are for completing the event.
When will I get my medal after the event?
Good question. Once registrations close for Specific Runs, we will finalse the medal order. They take up to 20-25 working days to arrive. With Covid-19 there have been a number of delays and we will work through all this. But rest assured, you will get your medal. The Main event medals will be sent as soon as we receive your result and the Happy Birthday Medals and I Survived 2020 Medals will be sent out as soon as you order them.
We will inform everyone via facebook and email when the medals are being posted.
What do you do with the images of confirmation?
We will be setting up a gallery of people doing their events and finishing them, so please smile, and have your best face on.
I don’t live in Australia can I enter?
Anyone anywhere in the World can enter and participate. The medals may take a bit longer and will have additional postage on for the medals for international competitors - "we will be in touch with those competitors" once they've entered to sort out postage.
Can runs get sold out?
Some Specific Runs may be limited for various reasons, so they could sell out.
Is the Facebook page a private group?
No. The Facebook page is for everyone to enjoy, please keep everything positive. Remember this is for charity.
Can Specific Runs be counted towards Run Queensland and Run Tasmania etc?
Yes. Accumulate any distance that you run or walk and send the total distance you've done through for your medal to be sent out. E.g. If you do the Koala 5km, that counts towards your 463km of Run Tasmania, or Queensland or Western Australia etc but you can only count it once..
Can I run an actual race and use that for my Run Australia Run?
Yes, you can "once actual runs start again". For example you could do the Gold Coast Marathon and count that towards Run Queensland. This way you get the Gold Coast Marathon Medal and a Run Australia Run Medal for a similar distance.
Are there spot prizes?
At this stage there are no spot prizes unless we have a Major Sponsor come on board. hard to fund with FREE Entry.