Race Pack Collection

The collection of your race packs including your race bib, socks, any purchased merchandise and other goodies will be available at the following times and locations.

The Running Company 1017 Sturt St

  • Thursday 14th November 3pm – 5:30pm 
  • Friday 15th November Friday 10am – 5:30pm

Run for a Cause Event Village

  • Saturday 12pm – 4pm
  • Sunday 6:30am – 8:30am


You will have be provided an eTicket showing your race number via an email in race week. Please ensure you have this with you (either printed or on your phone) to collect your race packs.

Picking up race packs for others is allowed however you must have a copy of their eTicket either printed or on your phone.

Race Start Times

  • North Sports Half Marathon – 8:00am
  • McGrath Ballarat 10km – 8:15am
  • PETstock 5km Run/Walk – 9:00am
  • Golden Nugget Kids Dash – 10:15am

Bag Drop

For people needing to store their bag, a manned bag drop will be available at the event village, available from 6:30am – 12:00pm.

PLEASE NOTE: No responsibility will be taken for any lost valuables.


There will be a number of portable toilets available at the event village as well as toilets available around the course.

Aid Stations

Water Stations

Aid Stations will be available at the 3km and 7km marks and will consist of water only.

First Aid

First aid services will be provided by St John’s event services. Located near the finish line. There will also be additional first aid on course.


Complimentary massages will be provided to competitors.

Food and Drinks

There will be food and drinks available for purchase on the morning with on-site vendors including Golden Nugget Bakery and Boost Juice.

Complimentary fruit will be supplied for competitors.

Community Village

As well as being able to engage with a number of our very generous event partners, we are very excited to welcome a number of organisations to participate in our community village.

Road Closures

Sunday 17 November between 7:30am – 11:00am:

  • Russell Street: Closed on the south side of Cedar Avenue
  • Sturt Street: Closed from Gillies to Alfred Street
  • Morrison Street: Closed
  • Wendouree Parade: Reduced to one lane. Traffic to flow clockwise