|Sun Run 2021
Saturday 6 February 2021
|5:45am||Race HQ opens|
|6:15am||10km event starts|
*Start times and schedule subject to change.
Can I enter on the day?
Event entries will close at 3pm the day before the event (Friday 5 February).
Can I enter multiple people during the registration process?
Yes, when you arrive at the cart contents page of the registration process, click ‘Register Another’. You can now commence the registration for additional entrant(s). Please note that all registrations will be paid for in one transaction.
Is there a family package available?
Unfortunately there are no family packages available.
Can I change my Start Group?
Please select your Start Group carefully, as once registration is complete, the relevant colour and Start Group cannot be changed. Please also note Start Group capacities are subject to availability, and may sell out due to limited capacity.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions and physical distancing requirements throughout the course, additional start groups have been created with nominated run times. Please ensure that you register in the appropriate group (as per the below) to ensure adequate participant spacing and a safe event for everyone.
|10km||Black Start (Seeded) – For runners who aim to gain a place in the top 10 – 20 (sub 37min for males, sub 43min for females). Pre-qualification is required for this Start Group. No pushed wheelchairs or strollers are permitted in this group.
Red Start (sub 50min) – For runners who aim to complete the course in sub 50 minutes. No Pre-Qualification is required for this Start Group. No pushed wheelchairs or strollers are permitted in this group.
Purple Start (sub 54min) – For runners who aim to complete the course in sub 54 minutes. No Pre-Qualification is required for this Start Group. No pushed wheelchairs or strollers are permitted in this group.
Pink Start (sub 57min) – For runners who aim to complete the course in sub 57 minutes. No Pre-Qualification is required for this Start Group. No pushed wheelchairs or strollers are permitted in this group.
Blue Start (sub 60min) – For runners who aim to complete the course in sub 60 minutes. No Pre-Qualification is required for this Start Group. No pushed wheelchairs or strollers are permitted in this group.
Teal Start (sub 64min) – For joggers who aim to complete the course in sub 64 minutes. No Pre-Qualification is required for this Start Group.
Light Blue Start (sub 68min) – For joggers who aim to complete the course in sub 68 minutes. No Pre-Qualification is required for this Start Group.
Green Start (sub 76min) – For joggers who aim to complete the course in sub 76 minutes. No Pre-Qualification is required for this Start Group.
Grey Start (sub 120min) – For joggers, walkers and pushers who aim to complete the course in sub 120 minutes. No Pre-Qualification is required for this Start Group.
White Start (sub 136min) – For joggers, walkers and pushers who aim to complete the course in sub 136 minutes. No Pre-Qualification is required for this Start Group.
No pets, bicycles, scooters, hand cycles, skateboards or roller blades are permitted in any group. Those pushing someone in a wheelchair or stroller are asked to start from the back of the pack.
*The 10km course is measured in accordance with IAAF-AIMS guidelines.
Please note: Start Groups are subject to availability. Please select your Start Group carefully as once registration is complete, the relevant colour, number and Start Group cannot be changed.
Do I qualify for a Pre-Qualifying Start Group?
Pre-Qualifying is only open for the Seeded start group (Black Start). If you aim to finish the race in sub 37 minutes (males) and sub 43 minutes (females) please fill in the below form prior to entering. We accept times from any official races, anywhere in the world, within the last 2 years that are 10km or over in distance.
Please note, if you qualified for the Seeded start group in 2020 and/or you competed in the Sun Run 2020 and finished the race within the qualifying time, you will not need to complete the below form. Enter now, you will be requested to put in your full name and date of birth in the verification stage.
If you have not competed in an official race in the past 2 years, please fill out the Pre-Qualification Form with your Garmin, Strava or MapMyRun results web link. We accept times from these resources anywhere in the world, within the past 6 months that are 10km or more in distance. Please ensure your account is set to public for us to be able to see and assess your Pre-Qualification request.
We ask that you allow 2 business day for your request to be processed. Please do not enter until you have received confirmation of your qualification outcome as Start Groups are unable to be changed post registration.
Sun Run Entry Fees
|Sun Run 2021 (10km Run)||Early bird
Dec 3 – Dec 17
Dec 18 – Jan 28
Jan 29 – Feb 5
|Adult (16 years and older)||$45||$55||$65|
|Child (5 years to 15 years)||$35||$45||$55|
Is there postage available?
Postage is available and encouraged to select during registration at a cost of $7.95 including GST. Please note, this option is available for participants who registered on or before midnight on Wednesday 20 January 2021. Participants who registered on or after Thursday 21 January 2021 will need to collect their race bib from Race Pack Collection.
To check if you have selected postage, please visit your Dashboard. Postage of race bibs will commence approximately 2-3 weeks prior to race day.
What’s in my race pack?
Your Race Pack will contain your race bib with a disposable timing tag attached. Please ensure you have this pinned to the front of your shirt prior to starting the run on Saturday.
How do I collect my Race Pack?
Postage is available for Sun Run participants to select during their registration at a cost of $7.95 including GST. If you are collecting your race pack from Race Pack Collection please be sure to bring a copy of your eTicket to make the process as quick as possible.
Where is Race Pack Collection?
Please note the below information refers to Sun Run Only.
|TBC||TBC||Manly Library, 1 Market Place, Manly|
|TBC||TBC||Harbord Diggers, 88 Evans St, Freshwater|
How do I create a team?
Creating a team is a great way to bring together family, friends or colleagues as part of your participation in Sun Run 2021. To create a team, visit our registration form and;
- Select your preferred registration type
- Click ‘Create a Team’ on the pop-up box
- Fill out your teams details and click ‘Create my Team’
From here, you will be taken to the Team Managers Dashboard where it will then direct you to register yourself for the event. The Dashboard is also where you can manage your team details.
Share your team name, and password if applicable, with your team members so they can select to ‘Join a Team’ when registering.
How do I enter a team?
If your workplace, friends or family have registered a team for the 2021 event, you can join their team when registering. Once you have started your registration, click ‘Join a Team’ on the pop-up box and search for your team name.
I’ve already entered, can I still join a team?
If you have already registered and wish to join a team, please go into your Register Now dashboard and select ‘join a team’.
What do I do if I have lost my entry confirmation?
If you have deleted your confirmation, please log in to your participant Dashboard to retrieve a copy.
What happens if I have lost my race bib?
If you have lost or damaged your race bib and/or timing chip you can purchase a replacement from the Race Pack Collection (Thursday 4 – Friday 5 February 2021) or at Race HQ (Saturday 5 February) for a fee of $20.
What happens if I start in the wrong group?
You will be allocated an arrival time 15 minutes prior to your start time. You MUST start within your allocated start group. Your race number, including your timing tag, is assigned to a particular start group as selected during registration. Your time will be activated when you cross the start line.
Are there prizes on offer?
All participants will receive a finisher’s medal, downloadable finisher’s certificate and downloadable finisher’s photos. Prizes are awarded for place-getters in Sun Run 2021.
What should I do with my Timing Tag?
The Timing Tag on your race bib may be kept or disposed of after the race.
Where can I purchase an iTaB or Event Day SMS?
The iTaB finisher’s medal insert allows you to create a lasting memento of the race for only $15. The iTaB is a customised, engraved insert which fits perfectly into the back of your finisher’s medal. Your iTaB will be manufactured after the event and sent to you in the post.
You can also receive your results shortly after crossing the finish line with an SMS sent directly to your mobile phone.
Simply log into your Dashboard, select ‘My Registrations’ and ‘Make Changes’ to add extra items.
Will there be Gear Drop in 2021?
To assist in reducing touch points, there will be no baggage service available in 2021. All participants are encouraged to carry necessary personal items on them.
What is Northern Beaches Council doing to keep Sun Run 2021 COVID-Safe?
The Northern Beaches Council have made many changes to the 2021 event, taking into consideration the current NSW Health Orders to ensure participant and community safety. Please refer here to access all the information.
|Cut-off||Distance||Location||Cut off time|
|1||START||The Strand @ Oaks Ave||7:05am|
|2||1km||Griffin Rd @ Pitt Rd||7:20am|
|3||5.5km||Drink Station @ Lumsdaine Dr||8:15am|
|4||6km||Charles St @ Evans St||8:30am|
|5||8km||Queenscliff Rd @ Dalley St||8:55am|
Can I refund my entry?
When entering the Sun Run the terms and conditions must be accepted by each individual entrant. The refund policy for 2021 is listed below. There are no exceptions to this rule and no refunds will be given for change of mind or situation.
I acknowledge that refunds will only be issued for the Event entry fee where participation in the Event is not appropriate due to medical reasons that is supported by a current medical certificate outlining the condition and lodged with Council before 5:00pm (AEST) on Wednesday 13 January 2021. I understand that a 50% administration fee will be deducted from the race entry fee paid and if a race bib has been sent out, I must return the race bib to Council at my own expense, prior to the processing of any refund and by no later than 5:00pm (AEST) on Wednesday 13 January 2021. Refunds will not be made for any additional items purchased, such as event merchandise and charitable donations.
What happens if the race is cancelled?
The race organisers reserve the right to cancel the race due to rough or dangerous conditions. In the event of cancellation, there will be no refund of entry fee. An alternate date may be looked at to stage the event. A decision will be made ASAP on race day and broadcast via this website and social media.
What if the event gets cancelled due to COVID-19?
Please refer here to access all COVID-19 safety information.