Casino RSM Fun Run

Casino RSM Fun Run – Sunday 28th September 

The inaugural Casino RSM Fun Run will feature the Casino RSM 10km, LJ Hooker Casino 5km and Parker & Kissane Solicitors 4kids2km distances. Each event is named after it’s generous sponsor. We encourage everyone across the Northern Rivers to enter and be part of this special day which includes a picturesque course taking in the main street of Walker St and finishing at the iconic Queen Elizabeth Park.


Event Day Details

Event hub: All the action will take place at Queen Elizabeth Park off Hartley St. It is the heart of sport in Casino and has the last remaining grass dog track in the country. There are two toilet blocks and there will be a Lyons Club food van operating from 6:30am and a coffee cart on site.

Parking: Parking is available inside the Queen Elizabeth Park complex, please follow the signs when you enter the park.

On the day check in: Runners can collect their running bib and runners pack between 6:30am – 7:45am from the check in tent at QE Park. Your bib is to be pinned on the front of your running outfit.

Early check in: Early check in is available on Saturday 27th September at the RSM Club Casino from 11am – 2pm. This is just a service for those that want to get organised early. If you pick up your bib on Saturday you only need to get onto the start line on Sunday.

10km Race instructions:
– The 10km and kids 2km start line is on Hartley St adjacent to QEP.
– A race briefing will occur at 7:45am in front of the main grandstand at QEP. We require BOTH 10km runners and 5km runners to be present at this briefing.
– The 10km will start at 8:00am
– Stay on the left of the course at all times be that the roadway or the cycle path.
– The final 300m will be inside QE1 with the finish line in line with the granstand. We will have TWO finishing chutes; 5km and 2km 4 kids will finish on the left and 10km runners will finish on the right.

5km Race Instructions
– The 5km start line is located at Canterbury St.
– Attend the race breifing at 7:45am
– Gather in front of the grandstand at QE1 at 8:15am to walk accross to the start line located on Canterbury St. We will have ushers to take you at this time or you can make your own way over using the pedestrian bridge accross the Richmond River. It is a distnace of approximately 700m.
– 5km race starts at 8:45am

2km 4 kids Race Instructions
– Race briefing will occur at 9:00am in front of the main grandstand.
– Race will start on Hartley St at 9:10am
– parents and carers may run with the kids but MUST exit the run course before the finish line. We also ask that you fill in a participant agreement on the day. There is no charge for parents or carers to run.

Presentations: The presentation will feature medals to the winners of each category and some lucky draw prizes. This will be held at 9:40am or as soon as the results are complete. Prizes have been donated by the following businesses which we thank for their support.

Drink Stations: There will be two drink stations located at approximately 2km, 5km, 7km and 9km points of the 10km

Results – will be available soon after the event in the results tab.

Casino RSM 10km – 8:00am
Late Entry Fee: $30 (from 6th Sept)

Open (17-39) | Masters 40+

This run will start from Queen Elizabeth Park and runs into town turning at the Casino RSM, and heading back towards Queen Elizabeth Park.

The top 3 men and women will receive a medals and prize money of 1st – $200, 2nd – $100, 3rd – $50. Category winners to receive medals.

10km Time Limit:
Local Police would like to ensure the roads are reopened as soon as possible therefore a time limit of 1hr 45 minutes will apply for 10km participants.

Team Challenge:
Open to anyone in the 10km event at no extra cost. Create your team, get at least 4 runners to enter and select your team then hope they all finish!

LJ Hooker Casino 5km – 8:45am
Late Entrant Fee: $25

U16 | Opens (17-39)

This run will start from Casino RSM and head through town then out towards Queen Elizabeth Park.

Medals will be awarded to the first 3 men and women and the category winners.

A great distance to start!
You don’t need to be a trained or experienced runner to participate, in fact the 5k event is targeted at encouraging people to be active and simply having a go. This event is ideal for novice runners, teenagers, walkers and prams.

Team Challenge:
Open to anyone in the 5k. Create your team online and get your mates to join. Don’t worry though, they all have to pay for their own entry! Unlimited team size but only 4 to score!

Parker and Kissane 2km 4kids – 9:10am
Late entry Fee: $15

From 4yrs – 12yrs (attends primary school)

The 2km will start on Hartley St and track east before turning around and returning to the finish on QE Park.

The 2km 4 kids will finish on the track and all participants will receive a medal! The first three overall will also receive winners medals.

Kids Team Challenge:
School or social teams of up to 5 kids (primary age) with the top 4 to score. There is a 2014TeamManualEntryForm_casino

How does the team entry work?

Anyone can add a team by clicking on the ‘Add your team here’ buttons above. There is no cost to add a team. The next step is to have your chosen team members ‘select’ your team when they enter. Everyone is asked if they are a part of a team when they register, they then just select their chosen team from the drop down list.

How do I Enter?
Complete the online registration form by clicking the Enter tab in the menu. Your details will be taken and a secure credit card payment taken. The online payment system is used by many other Australian Sporting clubs and events including the Melbourne Marathon and Athletics Australia.


10km Entry Fee: $25
Late Fee: $30
5km Entry Fee: $20
Late Fee: $25
2km Entry Fee: $10
Late Entrants: $15

Entry Process

Entry into the event is online with manual entries accepted the day before at the RSM club.  The secure online system can be accessed by clicking the “Register” button above. Please note there is a slight addition to the entry fee of 60c to $1.10 as online merchant fees are added. The online payment system is hosted by IMG Sports Technology, who are one of the leading online Event websites and clients include used by many other Australian Sporting clubs and events including the Melbourne Marathon. Big Bash League, NRL Clubs, Athletics Australia and many more. Your credit card will display ‘IMGSTG’ as the payment reference name when making your payment for the Casino RSM Fun Run.

Confirmation of Entry

You will receive an email straight away after you register online which will provide you with further instructions for the day.

Collecting Race Pack
You may collect your bib/race pack on EITHER Saturday 27th September between 11am – 3pm at Casino RSM Club OR on Race Day from 6.30am at Queen Elizabeth Park. Please present your email receipt or photo ID.

Your Race Day pack will include Race Bib which includes a bar code. The Race Bib must be pinned on the front of your running outfit and visible to all the course marshals. The Bar code on the front will be read by a finish judge using a bar code scanner after your finish.

Late Entry Options
Online entries will be accepted up until 10pm Thursday 25th September. Entries after this date must be completed on Saturday 27th of September at the Casino RSM club. NO ENTRIES WILL BE RECEIVED ON THE DAY.

On the day Entries
On the day entries will NOT be received. This is to ensure a quality delivery of the event on the day. Please enter online before 25th Sept or at the RSM club on Saturday 27th September.

Team Entries

Anyone can add a team by clicking here . There is no cost to add a team. The next step is to have your chosen team members ‘select’ your team when they enter. Everyone is asked if they are a part of a team when they register, they then just select their chosen team from the drop down list.


This agreement appears when you first click on the registration button.
1. I acknowledge that competitive running involves the real risk of serious injury or even death from various causes including overexertion, dehydration, accidents with other competitors, spectators or road users, and course or weather conditions.

2. I understand that I should not compete in this event unless I have trained and a medical practitioner has confirmed that I am fit to compete.

3. I accept all risks necessarily flowing from my participation that could result in loss of life or permanent injury. Accordingly, I release all people associated with the conduct of the event from, and will indemnify them against, all liability (including liability for their negligence) for all injury, loss or damage (including loss of life and personal injury) arising out of or connected with my participation in this event. For clarification, the people released include event organisers, sponsors, managers including but not limited to Athletics NSW Ltd, medical practitioners and personnel; Police Officers; Richmond Valley Council; NSW Roads and Traffic Authority; and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, contractors and volunteers including event. This release and indemnity continues forever and binds my heirs, executors, personal representatives and assigns.

4. I consent to receiving any medical treatment that event organisers think I may require during the Casino RSM Fun Run.

5. I consent to Richmond Valley Council and Athletics NSW using my name, image and likeness, before during or after the event, for event promotional and/or reporting purposes in the media.

6. I understand that compulsory insurance cover affected for participants in this event may not cover me for all injury, loss or damage sustained by me.

7. Safety precautions undertaken by organisers (such as course supervision and race safety briefings) are a service to me and other competitors but are not a guarantee of safety.

8. I am fully responsible for the security of my personal possessions at the event.

9. My registration is not transferable to other people. If I am unable to compete, or if the event is cancelled, my registration fee is non-refundable.

10. I will notify you regarding details of any medical or physical conditions from which I suffer that could affect my performance in a running event.

11. I agree to abide by all race rules and directions issued by the event organisers.

13. I acknowledge this waiver and release binds my heirs, successors, executors and administrators.

14. I acknowledge that I will become a ‘Community Athlete’ member of Athletics NSW. Further information about the benefits of such membership will be sent to me along with an e-newsletter. I may unsubscribe to this service at any time.


Training program created by Scott Westcott and Lisa Corrigan 2014 with the aim to take people from zero running to being able to complete a 4k or 8k at the Raymond Terrace Fun Run.


General Training Tips

  1. ALWAYS stretch after a session and recover properly – eat some food including protein within 15 minutes after your workout.
  2. LISTEN to your body. If you are sore or tired, modify the workout or have a rest day.
  3. ALTER the training days to suit your week – swap the days in the program around but keep to the principle of ‘hard/easy’ – do not do 2 hard days in a row!
  4. MIX up the terrain you run on; use grass, gravel roads, bush trails and bitumen. Try and avoid concrete.


The 6 week training program is available to download below.



Casino is set in on the banks of the Richmond River at the junction of the Bruxner Highway and Summerland Way, 733 km north of Sydney and 256 km south of Brisbane. With its wide open streets, art deco buildings, relaxed, friendly community and exciting potential economic business strategies, Casino is becoming a sought–after place to live, work and play.

Casino kids love their sports and there is a wide range of sporting venues and facilities for soccer, cricket, netball, rugby league, rugby union, AFL, golf, squash, bowls, croquet, ballet and tennis.

There is also a skate park and excellent BMX track located in Crawford Square in South Casino.

Casino is loved and known for Beef Week, a 10 day festival that sees over 20,000 people visit our town to soak in the atmosphere and enjoy over 60 activities on offer. Walk across the bridge and have a look at the beautiful platypus sculpture that have been carved into the river rocks or do a spot of fishing.

To see more information on the Richmond Valley go to



River Park Motor Inn | 123 Centre Street, Casino, NSW, 2470

Phone: – 02 6662 2999 | |

Casino Motor Inn and Greenhouse Restaurant | 91 Hare Street (Tenterfield Road), Casino, NSW, 2470

Phone 02 – 6662 1777 | Fax 02 – 6662 6223

Clydesdale Motor Inn and Steak Barn | Bruxner Highway, Casino, NSW, 2470

Phone 02 – 6662 5982

Milgate Motel | Centre Street, Casino, NSW, 2470

Phone 02 – 66 62 1022

Squatters Homestead Motel | 161 Centre Street, Casino, NSW, 2470

Phone 02 – 6662 3888 | Fax 02 – 6662 7377

Charcoal Hotel | 68 Centre Street, Casino, NSW, 2470

Phone 02 – 6662 1110

Tattersalls Hotel | 136 Barker Street, Casino, NSW, 2470

Phone 02 – 6662 1611

Commonwealth Hotel  | 105 Walker Street, Casino, NSW, 2470

Phone: 02 – 662 1145

Big 4 Casino Resort | 69 Light Street, Casino, NSW, 2470

Phone 02 – 6662 1069 | Fax 02 – 6662 3222

Email:  | Website:

Brown’s Caravan Park | 58-60 Hare Street, Casino, NSW, 2470

Phone 02 – 6662 1840 | Fax 02 – 6662 8840

Glen Villa Mobile Home Park | Bruxner Highway, Casino, NSW, 2470

Phone 02 – 6662 1572

The Royal Hotel/Motel | 130 Walker Street, Casino, NSW, 2470

Phone 02 – 6662 1146

Commercial Hotel | 74 Walker Street, Casino, NSW, 2470

Phone 02 – 66 62 1007


Scenic Drives and Bush Walking

With World Heritage rainforests within reach, take a breathtaking scenic drive through Rainforest Way or the Summerland Way or treat yourself to the great outdoors and take one of the many bush walking tracks. For more information go to or

Aranyani Bison Adventure Tourist Park is set on 1180 acres in the beautiful Bungawalbin catchment at Myrtle Creek, NSW. Aranyani is a working American Bison ranch offering visitors one of Australia’s most unique experiences.

Accommodation is five star camping in Native American style tipis or in designated level camping sites that accommodate tents, RVs and caravans. Aranyani Bison is a great place for school camps and corporate team building events with loads of fun activities.


Other Attractions

The Casino Folk Museum has a comprehensive collection of items from an era gone by. With a focus on Casino district history, the museum houses an amazing collection of Aboriginal artefacts, tools and equipment, musical instruments, transport, household articles, photographs and much more. There is something to interest everyone. The Casino and District Historical Society was formed in 1965 with the aim of preserving all aspects of Australian culture, local aboriginal artefacts and implements, tools of trade, furniture, newspapers, photographs, diaries and much more. Group bookings are most welcome and morning tea can be provided at a small cost. Opening Hours are Monday 10.00am to 12.30pm, Wednesday 12:00pm to 2:30pm, Sunday 10.00am to 12.30pm. Walker Street, Casino

Casino Mini Railway Our steam and diesel loco’s skirt the Casino Golf Course and farmland before arriving at the old Casino Station, which has been developed into a railway museum. Here the passengers can disembark and get a glimpse of the days of Casino’s railroading past. A round trip on our scenic miniature railway is about 4 km. Our trains leave North Casino station and wind through the beautiful Jabiru Geneebeinga Wetlands. The Wetlands are rich in bird life, including a yearly visit by a pair of nesting Jabiru which come to the wetlands to breed.
Passengers can bring a picnic and choose a nice spot to enjoy it then wander along the bush walking tracks before catching a train back to North Casino.
Operating on Sundays 10am-4pm.

Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome Heritage Aviation Association

61 Memorial Airport Drive, Evans Head NSW 2473

Take a small drive to the Jewel of the Crown of the Richmond Valley – Evans Head. Discover the glory of Australian Military at the new Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome Heritage Aviation Association where during World War II service men and women trained in the Empire Air Training Scheme before taking off for the distant theatres of Europe and the Pacific. Get up close to real, military and civilian heritage aircraft: World War II Tiger Moth, Korean War MIG15, Mallard flying boat and Drifter. Pick up a souvenir of your visit in the museum gift shop or arrange a personalised photo session.

Take a personalised tour with passionate volunteers who remember the stories, the history, the tragedies and the triumphs of aviation in the Northern Rivers. Explore the museum, complete with interpretive signage, tour desk, free parking and housing the Evans Head Living Museum World War II collection.

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