Race day is fast approaching and we thought you should know some important information to get you race ready!
|Thursday, February 1||7:30am - 6:30pm||Race Pack Collection - Westfield Sydney, Level 6 - Concierge Suite|
|Friday, February 2||10:00am - 7:00pm||Race Pack Collection - Westfield Warringah Mall, Ground Floor|
|Sun Run Saturday, February 3
||5:45am||Race HQ opens|
|5:45am||Gear drop opens|
|6:25am||Gear drop closes|
|6:45am||10km event starts|
|7:10am||Aquathlon event starts|
|7:25am||7km event starts|
|8:15am||Presentations to commence|
|8:00am - 12:00pm||Race Pack Collection (for Cole Classic only) at the Event Village|
|Cole Classic Sunday, February 4|
|6:00am||Race HQ opens|
|6:45 am||Gear drop-off opens|
|7:45 am||5km event commences|
|8:00am||1km event commences|
|8:00am - 2:00pm||Event Village open|
|9:15am||1km & 5km presentations to commence|
|10:30am||2km event commences|
|11:15am||2km Elite Presentations to commence|
|12:30pm||Gear drop-off closes|
|12:45pm||2km Age Category Presentations to commence|
Where is Race Pack Collection?
If you have not purchased the postage add on as part of your registration into this years event, you will need to collect your race bib from either Westfield Sydney on Thursday, February 1 or from Westfield Warringah Mall on Friday, February 2. Please bring a copy of your eTicket to show event staff at collection. If for any reason you are unable to attend, a friend or family member can attend on your behalf.
Westfield Warringah Mall, Ground Floor - The Suite
Friday, February 2, 10:00am - 7:00pm
Located on Ground floor near Blue P1 carpark entry doors, Sephora, and the travelators
Condamine St & Old Pittwater Rd, Brookvale
Parking: The Blue P1 Carpark is the best parking spot, with the bib collection located just at the doors to the carpark
Westfield Sydney, Level 6 – Concierge Suite
Thursday, February 1, 7:30am - 6:30pm
Located on level 6 near Grill’d and JB Hi-Fi
Pitt St & Market St, Sydney
Public transport is the best way to reach the centre, with St James, Martin Place and Town Hall less than 10 minutes walk. Buses service the city frequently from across greater metropolitan Sydney.
What's in my Race Pack?
For Sun Run, 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.
For Aquathlon and Cole Classic participants, your Rack Pack will contain the below 3 items, all of which you must be wearing prior to starting your race;
- Your coloured swim cap that corresponds to your wave
- Your timing tag with a velcro strap to worn around your ankle
- A yellow water safety wristband displaying your race number
What happens if I have lost my race bib?
If you have lost or damaged your race bib or timing chip you can buy a replacement from the Race Pack Collection (Thursday & Friday) or Race HQ (Saturday & Sunday) for $20.
There will be a gear drop service available for the Sun Run & Cole Classic. Gear drop at Sun Run and Aquathlon will be transported from Dee Why to Manly.
|Event||Sun Run||Cole Classic|
|Location||Dee Why Parade near the entrance to the beach car park||Next to Manly Life Saving Club, close to Race HQ|
|Pick Up||Pick up of gear will be available at the finish village||Pick up will be available at the same location where gear was dropped|
Cole Classic Start Waves
Traffic & Transport
Road closures and diversions will be in place to ensure the safety of runners and the non-event community. Participants are advised to plan their trip prior to leaving home.
The Sydney Morning Herald Sun Run & Cole Classic aims to help raise $200,000 for over 900 charities across NSW. There are three ways you or your team can raise money for your chosen charity, find out more about contributing to this fantastic effort by clicking below.
Health & Safety
First aid stations are located at the start and finish as well as along the course, with teams located at the drink stations and roaming bike teams. View our Safety Information page for all important health and safety information and race day etiquette.