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When is the event?
The Cane2Coral is held every year on the first Sunday in August.  


How much does it cost to enter?

There are different prices for different distances and for adults and children. Click Entry details for more information.


Is there a special price for teams or families?
The committee made the decision to keep pricing very simple this year.  There are no team or family discounts. We have kept pricing as low as possible this year and have a lower entry price for children (up to 15 years).

How do I enter the event?
Online registration is available and encouraged for all participants.  Entrant information is required for the timing process and so all details required must be entered.  Select Register Now from www.cane2coral.com.au home page.  Should you not have access to a credit card to register the race office at IMPACT Community Services will be open for 1 week before the race where EFTPOS facilities will be available. (see below for opening hours)

What happens to the information I enter at registration?
Registration information is used for the timing process and for analysis at the conclusion of the race.  Please see our privacy policy for further information.

What happens if I register but can’t make it on the day of the event?
Each entrant acknowledges, by accepting the race terms and conditions, that their entry fee is non-refundable should they not be able to compete or the race is cancelled or changed by the Race Director.

How do I enter a team?
There are a number of ways of registering a team. Check out the Teams page for more information.

Can I enter and compete in more than one event?
No.  You enter and compete in a single event.  The event you are entered in will be identified by colour on your race bib.

How are winners determined?
The race bib includes a transponder that will identify the time that you cross both the starting and ending timing mats.

What is the average time taken?

Depends on the race distance. There is a time limit for the first 4.2kms of the half marathon due to our traffic managment plan approval. The race records can be found by clicking here.

 

What age is considered a child?

Children are 15 years of age or younger.  To compete in the half marathon you must be 16 or older.

Are there any rules for young children?
Children who intend to walk or run the course must do so under the supervision and approval of a parent or guardian.  They must be entered in the race and be wearing a race bib.

Can I push a pram?
See Important Notes Under Entry

What happens if I forget my race bib?
Please see registration staff at the race start.  You cannot be timed unless you have a race bib.  The Race Director reserves the right to remove any person not wearing a race bib from the course.

What are the age limits for the events?
There is no age restrictions except that to compete in the half marathon you must be 15 years or older.  By registering you accept the terms and conditions of the event.

Can I ride a bike or scooter?
No.  This event is designed for walking, jogging or running only.  For safety and insurance purposes participants may not use any form of wheeled transport with the exception of wheelchairs and prams.

Are pets allowed?
No.  Due to safety regulations pets are not allowed on any part of the course.  Guide, hearing or assistance dogs are permitted.

How do I get to the start?
Parking is available at the race starts.  

Where can I park?

See Race Day Info


Is there a baggage transfer service?
Yes the Bundaberg Surf Lifesaving Club provides a service to transport baggage from the start to the finish of the events.  A Baggage tag is located on your race bib.  This tag will be attached to your bag and will identify your baggage at the finish.

How do I get from the finish to the start to collect my car?
Free shuttle buses will run from the finish at Nielson Park to the race start parking locations.  These buses will begin running as soon as it is safe to be on the course.  It is anticipated that this will be about 10:15.

Where and when can I collect my race bag?

Race gear collection will be available in the 3 days before Race Day. Watch your emails once you've registered and facebook for the location.


What if the weather is bad?
In the event of poor weather conditions, the Race Director will determine the action needed and will notify participants via the website, newspaper and radio.   Entry fees are non-refundable should the event have to be cancelled due to reasons beyond the control of the Race Director such as bad weather.

What road closures will be in effect on the race day?
Please see the Road Closure information.

When will the roads re-open?
The roads are closed and opened under the direction of the police.  If stragglers are taking too long the police will request that they are put on the ‘stragglers bus’ and transported either further along the course or to the finish.

 

Where is race pack pickup?

 

Race Office is at IMPACT Community Services

108 Bargara Road, Bundaberg QLD