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6:30am Check in Opens at Barden Park
7:50am – A call will be made for all 2k participants to prepare for the start
7:55am – Welcome by the Special Guest
8:00am – 2km event start Seeded wave 1
8:10am-2km event start wave 2
8:30am-2km event start wave 3
8:50am – A call will be made for all 4km participants to prepare for the start
9:00am – 4km event start Seeded wave 1.
9:20am – 4km start wave 2
9:50am – 4km start wave 3
10:30am – Presentations
Runners are to assemble on the start line 10 minutes before the start time.
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Click on the Register Now button at the top of this page. Entry is online only. Payments need to be made by credit card via the secure registration system. A receipt of payment and further event details will be sent to your email after you register.
Online early bird entries will be available until Midnight April 10th Enter now!
Event Check in and Race Bib Collection
Once you have entered, you will receive a confirmation invoice email. Please retain this for your event collection and check in. All participants will be able to collect their race packs on Sunday morning only.
Race day check in from 6:30am:
Please allow time to check in on the day, you will pick up an athlete pack at the event check in tent. This pack will include your Race Bib and pins. The Race Bib is to be pinned on the front of your running outfit. On the front of your race bib will be a barcode used for recording your race time.
Do I need an event bib?
Yes. All runners on course will need a race bib for the Greater Bank 4km and 2km.
All runners must wear a chest bib which is issued at check in. This needs to be pinned on the chest in clear view of race organisers and volunteers.
Will I receive a t-shirt?
All participants can select to purchase a shirt for $15. The shirts are a RunNSW running tech (cool dry) shirt. You will be prompted for a size when you register. Shirts may be picked up at early check in on race day. You can race in your new shirt!
What happens at the Start?
The start line will be along the home straight of the Barden Park Athletics Track. Runners will be asked to assemble at the start line around 10 minutes before their race.
There will be seeded waves.
For the 2km the first wave will start at 8:00am.
The first wave is for faster participants who can complete the 5laps in under 10mins and will race for overall prizes.
Wave 2- Participants who will complete the 5laps in under 20mins
Wave 3- For participants who will complete the 5laps jogging or walking over 20mins
For the 4km the first wave will start at 9:00am.
The first 4km wave is for faster participants who can complete the 10laps in under 20mins and will race for overall prizes.
Wave 2- Participants who will complete the 10laps in under 30mins
Wave 3- For participants who will complete the 10laps jogging or walking in a time over 30mins
Where are the drink stations?
There will be one drink station on the far side of the athletics track, available every lap
At the finish you will be provided with a final drink station which will have water and fruit.
Where are the toilets?
Multiple men’s and women’s toilet blocks will be available within Barden Park. These will be clearly marked on the day.
Is there parking?
Plenty of Parking will be available surrounding and within Barden Park. Parking attendants will not allow parking on the course however so please allow parking attendants to direct you on the day.
The finish is quite exciting for both participants and spectators.
The race will start exactly where it finishes, after 5laps for the 2km and after 10laps for the 4km. There will be lap counters in case you miscount and bibs to ensure accurate timing.
Smile and enjoy your moment as you cross the finish line! You must also ensure that you cross the blue finish mats with your timing chip attached to your shoes. Do not slow down until after you cross the mats.
Post Event Area
After the finish volunteers will direct you to the post event recovery area where water and fruit will be available.
How can I view my official result?
Runners will be able to see their result as soon as they cross the finish line! Live results will also be found via the ANSW live results page: http://www.nswathletics.info/liveresults/
This link will also be active on this website.
What Presentations will be held on the day?
Medal presentations will happen as per timetable below:
10:30am, earlier if possible
What are the prizes and categories?
RunNSW Medals will be award to all participants.
Prize money will also be available for Overall Top 3 Male and Female participants
4km Overall Winners
2km Overall Male and Female Winners
The Greater Bank Dubbo Fun Run welcomes runners, joggers, plodders, walkers and pushes of wheelchairs and prams. It is an event for all ages and all abilities!
The Heart of the Orana
Dubbo is located in the Central West of NSW or Orana Region on the Macquarie River. If you are coming from out of town make the most of your visit, visit the Tourist office or visit their website here:
Where to stay?
Dubbo boasts a great range of accommodation with everything from a large number of holiday rental properties, caravan and camping parks, to motels, hotels, resorts and self-contained accommodation. And there is sure to be something to suit all tastes and budgets. Browse the range of accommodation here. You can book accommodation and pay online through a secure payment gateway.
The friendly staff at the Visitor Information Centre at Dubbo can provide you with more valuable information and local knowledge on where to stay.
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