Student’s Event

Description: There are two main events for students in Gr 3 and above:

  • A 32 km relay event across King Island
  • An 8 km relay event following the following the final 8 km of the main course across the island.

Distance: 8 km

Teams of 2 – 1st Runner Start to 4 km, 2nd Runner 4 km to Finish
Teams of 4 – 1st Runner Start to 2 km, 2nd Runner 2 km to 4 km, 3rd Runner 4 km to 6 km, 4th Runner 6 km to Finish

Start Time: For details see event schedule

Race Start: Corner of Wicks Rd and Grassy Rd

Race Finish: Currie (West Coast of King Island)

Drink Stations: Drink stops will be located 4 km and at the finishing line.

Support Vehicle: Each team will need to organise a support vehicle to transport team members to their starting point and to collect those who have finished their leg.

Course Map: See course map page

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.

Target time: At the finishing line: 12.30 pm