***The provisional date for next years event is Saturday 25th April 2020
The Arrowtown Autumn Festival is an annual event that takes place on ANZAC Day each year and in 2019 the event will also incorporate an awesome 5km fun run along the Arrow River finishing with an optional fun obstacle course for all the family to enjoy before crossing the finish line at the Wilcox Green in Arrowtown. Let the adventures begin!
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Arrowtown Autumn Festival Fun Run - Event Schedule
|Online Entries Open|
Online Entries Close
|Thursday 21st March 2019|
Tuesday 23rd April 2019
|Event Day Registration ||Thursday|
25th April 2019
|12:00pm - 1:30pm||Wilcox Green,|
25th April 2019
|2:30pm onwards||Wilcox Green,|
Arrowtown Autumn Festival Fun Run - Entry Fees
|Age Categories||Entry Fee|
|Child Under 5||FREE|
EVENT REFUND POLICY:
If in the unfortunate circumstances a participant must withdraw from the event due to ill health or injury – NO REFUNDS will be allocated – only race entry transfers to the following year or race entry transfer to another participant will be permitted. Should you need to withdraw and / or transfer your race entry – please notify the Race Director as soon as possible.
If the event has to be cancelled as a result of severe weather conditions including heavy rain, hail, snow, wind or severe heat or reasons beyond control *NO REFUNDS will be allocated – however registered participants will be eligible to register for the following years event benefiting from a discounted 20% off registration fee.
Thursday 25th April 2019
Wilcox Green, Arrowtown
Online Registrations Open at 12:00pm (midday) on Thursday 21st March 2019
Online Registrations Close at 12:00am (midnight) on Tuesday 23rd April 2019
On the day late entries available between 12:00pm – 1:30pm at the Event HQ located at the Wilcox Green, Arrowtown.
Pre Registered Participants are to collect their race numbers and transponders on the event day between 12:00pm – 1:00pm at the Wilcox Green, Arrowtown.
EVENT START TIMES:
1:30pm – 5km Trail Run inc: Obstacle Course Finale at the Wilcox Green, Arrowtown.
An Event briefing will take place on the event day approx 10 minutes prior to the event start time at the Event Wilcox Green, Arrowtown.
The weather in April is generally quite warm with temperatures ranging between twelve and eighteen degrees Celsius with light winds. At the same time with the event taking place in an alpine environment the weather can also change at any time.
In the event of bad weather the event will be postponed until the weather is more favourable on the event day or the following day. In the unfortunate circumstances the event has to be cancelled race entries will NOT be refunded however registered participants will be able to register for the following years event at a 20% discounted rate.
OFFICIALS / CHECK POINTS / DRINK STATIONS / COURSE MARKING:
Participants are responsible to carry their own food and hydration for the event – however Water, Energy Drink and Jelly Beans will be readily available at the Wilcox Green, Arrowtown
The courses will be well marked with fluorescent pink tape and red directional arrows to guide you. Please follow these markers, do not deviate from the course and obey the instructions of the race officials at all times.
In the unlikely event of an emergency, first aiders will be located around the course and at the START / FINISH. Qualified personnel will be assessing participants during the race to make sure that everyone is in a fit and good physical condition to continue.
CHANGING FACILITIES & TOILETS:
Changing facilities and toilets are located at the Wilcox Green, Arrowtown
The awards ceremony will take place approx 2:30pm on Race Day at the Wilcox Green, Arrowtown. To be eligible for category and spot prizes participants must be present at the prize giving to claim their prize.
There is plentiful car parking near the Event Hub. Please look out for CAR PARKING signs and follow directions of Race Officials.
A variety of Refreshments to quench your thirst and hunger will be available near the Event Hub and of course in beautiful Arrowtown.
Please make sure that anything you take on to the course that needs to be disposed of after use is disposed of in the rubbish bins provided at the checkpoints and at the finish line. LITTERING WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION.
In the unfortunate situation a participant must withdraw from the event you must inform the nearest checkpoint staff and wait with them until the last participant passes the checkpoint and then be escorted – transported to the finish line accordingly.
In the unfortunate circumstances a participant has an accident during the race – please (if you can) make your way to the nearest checkpoint and notify the first aid staff. If a participant cannot make it to the next checkpoint as a result of injury – the participant must stay in the area of cause of injury and does not deviate from the course whilst also use their compulsory gear as required whilst also notifying other participants of their injury for them to in turn notify the next checkpoint staff. Whilst waiting for assistance the participant must stay in the location where they obtained their injury and the first aid team will come to them.
Should another participant assist another injured runner; they are to take note of the time spent assisting the injured person and this time will be deducted from their overall time upon notification at the finish line.
It is recommended that participants traveling from overseas obtain appropriate travel insurance taking in to consideration they are taking part in a sporting event in the event of a medical emergency.
SAFETY, RACE RULES & FAIR PLAY
All things necessary for you to have a safe and enjoyable day at the lake – click HERE
COURSE MAPS & PROFILES
Click HERE to view Course Map
Optional obstacles to look forward to before crossing the finish line at Wilcox Green!
Balance Beams – Hurdles – Tunnels – Slippery Slide!
The obstacle course within the last 400m of the finish line is not compulsory however when you see it you’ll be sure to want to join in with the fun!