Description: The feature race! This event begins at Naracoopa and follows a 32 kilometre undulating course across the Island to Currie. Runners start at varying times depending on their handicap.
Distance: 32 km
Handicapping and Starting: In order to determine a handicap entrants are required to submit details of previous performances. From this data the handicapper calculates each runner’s handicap. The handicap then determines a runner’s starting time. The starting times will be staggered over approximately a 90 minute period. Ideally the finish should be really close with all runners given an equal chance of crossing the finishing line first.
Start Time: For details see event schedule
Race Start: Naracoopa (East coast of King Island)
Race Finish: Currie (West Coast of King Island)
Course Map: Click Here
Age Categories: 18 to 29 years, 30 to 39 years, 40 to 49 years, 50 to 59 years 60 to 69 years, 70 + years
Transport to the Starting Line
A bus service will be available to transport entrants from Currie to the race start. Bookings can be made when entering online. For departure times refer to the event schedule.
Road Closures and Target Times
There will only be a partial road closure. As the day progresses the roads will be opened to normal traffic movement. The table below is intended to assist entrants to understand when the roads will be opened. Any competitor who is behind this race schedule will be offered transport to the finishing line or may continue on the course but at their own risk. If competitor opts to continue on the course after the roads have been opened them must stay off the road at all time.
24 km – 11:30 am
Finish – 12:30 pm