When do online entries close?

Online entries will close at 8pm on Saturday, August 3.

Can I register on the day?

Yes, you can enter all events on race day, with the exception of the teams’ event that requires pre-registration.  Race day registrations may be limited and will close promptly at 7:45am.

You will need to complete a registration form and pay your entry fee before receiving your registration number and timing chip. To speed things up, download a registration form here and fill it out before you come down, and try to bring the exact money. 

When will I receive my race number and t-shirt?

Race numbers (and t-shirts if you ordered them) will be posted towards the end of July.

If you registered before midnight on July 23 and you selected the postage option your race number will be sent to you.

If you registered after July 23, or chose the pick up option, you must collect your race number from the registration desk on race day so be sure to arrive early.

Where do I collect my race number?

If you registered after July 23 or selected the pick up option, you will be required to collect your race number from the registration desk on race day.

The registration desk will be open from 6:45am, we strongly advise that you get there early to avoid extensive queuing.

What are the entry fees?

We like to keep our race as affordable as possible so there has been no increase in entry fees this year. The entry fees are set out below. Please note that Early Bird entry closes at midnight on July 23.

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Entry fees are non-refundable (including in the event of cancellation due to bad weather).

Are the events timed?

Yes, all events are timed. Every participant, with the exception of the Accompanying Adults, will be provided with a disposable timing device, which will be attached to the rear of your bib/entry number.  Your timing device allows us to register your official event time.

Who can run in the Primary OSHCare 2km Children’s Challenge?

Any primary school student, up to and including Year 6, can run in the Primary OSHCare 2km Children’s Challenge, presented by Primary OSHCare.

How do I register for the Primary OSHCare 2km Children’s Challenge?

Please enter the primary age child’s date of birth in order to select the Primary OSHCare 2km Children’s Challenge. Make sure you select your school where you are asked “if you are participating in the Primary OSHCare 2km Children’s Challenge please indicate your school”.  You do not have to enter as a team.

Can I run with my child in the Primary OSHCare 2km Children’s Challenge?

We have plenty of marshals out on the course keeping a close eye on all the children, however, parents are still welcome to participate with their child(ren) if they’d like to. Just select the Accompanying Adult option in the registration process. You will receive a bib. The bib will indicate to the course officials that you are an official participant in the event but you will not be timed. The cost for accompanying adults is $15.00.

What prizes are awarded for the Primary OSHCare 2km Children’s Challenge?

  • Fastest Team:  Winning teams are calculated by the aggregated times of the first three team members. The team with the lowest aggregate time will be the winner.

  • Most registered runners:  The school with the most runners entered (excluding Dobroyd Point Public School).

  • First three male and female place getters.

When will the results be available for the Primary OSHCare 2km Children’s Challenge?

Prizes for the first three male and female place getters will be awarded on the day. Full results will be available on our website within 24 hours. School team results will not be calculated on the day. Winning schools will be notified as soon as possible following the event.

When does my event start?

Below are the timings for the 2019 event, which will be confirmed closer to the event:

  • 6:45am – Registration opens

  • 7:45am – Professional pre-race warm up

  • 8:00am – Start of runners and walkers

  • 8:15am – Start of dog race - The Fastest Dog in the Inner West

  • 8:30am – Start of the Primary OSHCare 2km Children’s Challenge

Please listen out for announcements on the day from the MC as these times may change.

What are the age categories?

  • Male & Female 18 years or under

  • Male & Female 19 to 29

  • Male & Female 30 to 39

  • Male & Female 40 to 49

  • Male & Female 50 to 59

  • Male & Female 60 years and over

Are there Prizes?

Yes. The BayRun awards prizes to the fastest three male and fastest three female runners in the 7km run.

What do I do if I need to withdraw from the event.

Please note there are no refunds for any reason whatsoever for non-starters.

How do the teams work?

Teams can be entered in the BayRun event. Teams are made up of 4 entrants.  Each entrant will run the 7km race only.  Each team’s race time will be determined by the aggregate of all 4 team members. The team with the lowest aggregate time will be the winner. Please note that the team category is for all adults / corporate / running groups and families of all ages to enter.

How many people can be in a team?

You can have as many as you wish, but you will need a minimum of 4 team members to be eligible for team prizes.

When do team entries close?

Team entries, including all payments within these teams, need to be completed by 8pm on Saturday, August 3. Please note you may not enter a team or be added to one on the day of the event.

How do I create a team?

It’s easy to create or join a team through the registration process. Just select the appropriate option when you begin registration.

Where is the start line located?

The starting line is at Leichhardt Oval Number 3, next to the Le Montage Function Centre (Maliyawul Street, Leichhardt)
 See Google map.

Where can I drop off my warm clothing or bag on race day?

There are bag drop off facilities near the registration desk. Here you will find a well-staffed baggage area to leave your belongings.

Your participant bib will feature a tear off section along the bottom that you can use as your bag tag. Simply attach the tag to your bag, and hand it to one of our volunteers.

Do not leave any valuables such as wallets, keys or phones. The event will take care of your belongings, but no responsibility will be taken for valuables or clothing that are lost or damaged.

When can I receive my result?

Results will be available within 24 hours after the event via our website. Usually, all things going well, the results will be available on the afternoon of the event.

What are the race records?

Race records for Men and Women’s categories are:

Mens: 20:19  (Thomas Do Canto – 2016)

Womens: 23:15  (Nat Archer – 2016)

Is the course certified?

The course is not certified. The course has been measured using a GPS unit. Please note that the km markers along the course are indicative only.

Are there road closures?

There are no road closures along the course. Please be aware that you are a pedestrian on a public road and take care. Please follow instructions from race officials.

Are there water stations?

Yes, water will be provided on the course at the 4km mark, and at the finish line.

Can I run with a pram?

Yes you can, but please start at the rear of the field.

Can I participate with a music player?

Music players are allowed on the course.  If you are using one on course please follow these guidelines:

  • Volume must be kept low so as not to cause offence or disturbance to other participants and so you can hear instructions and directions given by event officials, course marshals and emergency services personnel.

  • Players must not be turned on until after the start of your event so that you can hear all instructions and announcements given at the start line.

  • You must remain aware of your surroundings at all times, pay particular attention to lead and emergency vehicles and show courtesy to all other participants.

Who organises the BayRun and where do the profits go?

The BayRun is brought to you by Dobroyd Point Public School.  All profits from this event go towards funding valuable school-based initiatives for Dobroyd Point Public School students.

What sponsorship opportunities are available for 2019?

All sponsorship enquiries should be sent to enquiries@bayrun.com.au

Who can I contact if I have any questions?

We kindly ask that you only contact us should your question not be answered in the FAQs.  If your question is not answered in the FAQs please email enquiries@bayrun.com.au

Can media register to cover the race?

Yes, media can apply for accreditation prior to the race by emailing enquiries@bayrun.com.au. In order to process your application in time, please contact us by Friday, August 2.