Event Information

Sunday 20 May 2018

The RACT City to Casino fun run and walk is Tasmania’s iconic running event.  Established in 1972 it is the oldest fun run in Tasmania.

Held in May each year the event attracts over 3,000 participants of all ages and abilities.   It offers four events across three courses, providing plenty of choice and opportunity for participants of all ages and abilities.

2.7km Run

Starting in Salamanca Place this event follows Sandy Bay Rd and finishes at the Wrest Point.

7km Walk

Starting at Cornelian Bay this event follows Lower Domain Rd, Davey St, Sandy Bay Rd and finishes at Wrest Point.

7km Run

Starting at Cornelian Bay this event follows Lower Domain Rd, Davey St, Sandy Bay Rd and finishes at Wrest Point.

11km Run

Starting adjacent to Hobart Showground this event follows the Brooker Highway to Cornelian Bay, Lower Domain Rd, Davey St, Sandy Bay Rd and finishes at Wrest Point.

Entry Fee:

Entrant Entry Fee
Adult $40
Child (under 18) $15
Guardian accompanying child in Hansen Orchards 2.7km event $15

Entry Limit:

Event Entry Cap
11km 900
7km walk 750
7km run 850
2.7km 800

Entries are limited – once capacity limits are reached no further entries will be taken.

Course Details:

The Hansen Orchards 2.7km runGarmin-11km-map-510x600

The Hansen Orchards 2.7km run starts at the intersection of Salamanca Place and Davey St.

This event is for children aged 12 or under.

Adults are permitted in this event only for the purposes of accompanying their children.

The 7km walkCity to Casino 7km walk

The 7km walk starts at Cornelian Bay adjacent to the playground. Parking is available at Cornelian Bay however please arrive early to avoid road closures.

This event is for people who wish to walk the entire distance.

Please enter the run if you wish to run more than halfway – this assists in alleviating congestion.

MP3 players/headphones are not permitted. iPods or iPhones worn on the arm without headphones are fine.

 

The 7km runCity to Casino 7km run

The 7km run starts on Bellevue Parade New Town below the Brooker Highway overpass.

Please assemble at Cornelian Bay prior to the start.

It is recommended that entrants in the 7km run be at least 10 years of age on race day.

Parking is available at Cornelian Bay however please arrive early to avoid road closures.

This is a running event however short walk breaks are permitted.

MP3 players/headphones are not permitted. iPods or iPhones worn on the arm without headphones are fine.

 

The 11km runGarmin-11km-map-510x600

The 11km run starts on the Brooker Highway adjacent to the Hobart Showground.

Parking is on the reserve opposite Hobart Showground. Access via Acton Crescent.

Walkers are not permitted in the 11km run. This is a RUNNING event.

Short walk breaks are permitted. It is recommended that entrants in the 11km run be at least 12 years of age on race day.

MP3 players/headphones are not permitted. iPods or iPhones worn on the arm without headphones are fine.

Event Timetable

Time Action
8:00am All buses leave Wrest Point for start lines
8:45am Roads close
8:45am Bag check closes
8:55am All participants to start lines
9:00am Race starts
10:00am Presentations
10:15am First bus leaves Nelson Rd
11:00am Last bus leaves Nelson Rd

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Event Sponsors

Without the generous support of these organisations this event would not be possible.

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Race Director

Hayden Nielsen  - 0412 122 874

Correspondence

PO Box 707 Glenorchy

TASMANIA 7010