Are we a virtual event?
The Devonport Christmas Fun Run is a virtual running event.
Can I change my registration over to a virtual run after entering?
Yes, but you will only have until the 12th of December to do this.
Please email email@example.com or contact our message function on Facebook page.
Can I run with my child in the Kids 800m dash and the 1 Mile Junior events ?
Yes, guardians can run with their children free of charge, but will be required to wear a guardian wristband. You can pick these up at bib collection or on the day for no additional fee. ( note guardians are ineligible for a medal in the kids events )
Where can I park?
You can park at the Devonport CBD multi-level car park, Fenton Way and the Formby Road Car park.
What if I can’t collect my race bib?
If you are unable to pick up your race bib, you can nominate someone to collect it on your behalf. Just be sure to communicate that with each other to avoid confusion!
What is the qualifying time to run in the elite mile?
You will be required to prove that you have ran a 4:15 minutes 1500m for Males and 5:30 minute 1500m for females.
What are the minimum ages to run in our events?
There is no minimum age to run in our events, but we do recommend that your child is at least 8 years of age to run the 5 km event.
Are there any road closures?
Yes, there is road closures and these will be updated in the coming weeks for the 2021 edition of our race.
Can I run with my phone or music device?
Yes you can, but please be mindful of other runners and the directions of our volunteers.
Can I get a refund or transfer my entry?
We are able to refund your registration, but we will take a 20% processing fee when doing this. You can also transfer your registration to a different event 24 hours out from race day.
Can I volunteer for the Devonport Christmas Fun Run?
We are always on the look out for volunteers. If you would like to help please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
What time should I arrive?
You should aim to arrive 20 minutes before your event and allow enough time for parking.
Who can run our event?
Anyone can run our events, it does not matter if you are a elite, gym goer, walker or just starting out.
Are there time limits for each event?
This run/walk has strict time restrictions for each event. We ask that participants are finished their events in the following times.
5km – 80 minutes
1 mile – 30 minutes
800m – 15 minutes.
Can I have my race number posted?
Unfortunately, we do not post race numbers to registered runners and walkers. You can pick these up on the day or at our bib collection on the 17th and 18th of December.
Where can I find my race results?
Your race results will be shortly available on our results tab the same day of the event. We will update this information on our Facebook page too.
Where is the start/finish?
The Devonport Christmas fun run starts and finishes at Market Square, Fenton Way.
Do all race participants receive a medal?
All registered finishers will receive a medal.