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Southern Cross University 10km Run

10km participants run over the Southport Bridge

Enjoy cool conditions in the Southern Cross University 10km Run at 6:30am on Sunday 4 July. Take in the stunning water views from Sundale Bridge and run alongside the Gold Coast broadwater on our flat, fast and scenic course.

Race Information

Distance 10km
Date Sunday 4 July 2021
Entries close Friday 4 June 2021 (11:59pm AEST)
Recommended arrival time 5:30am
Start time 6:30am
Minimum age 12
Fee $90 (AUS & NZ) / $110 (International)
Cut off time 1 hours 40 minutes (Policies and etiquette)


Training Resources

Arrive at the start line in top shape and check out our top tips on motivation, goal setting, nutrition and hydration, injury prevention and more.

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Race Number Postage

Due to Covid Restrictions, we will be posting your race number directly to you prior to race weekend. Race Entries close on Friday 4 June and we will commence packing and posting on Monday 7 June. Please expect your race number to arrive at your provided address between Wednesday 9th and Friday 25th June.

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Virtual Training Runs

Keep on track with your training by competing virtually in our #GCM21 training runs. We are offering two free training runs to entrants prior to race weekend.

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Pace Your Race

Reach your Southern Cross University 10km Run goal and purchase a silicon pace band for $5. Pace bands are available online to purchase during your entry.

Already entered? You can purchase a pace band by updating your entry.

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Getting to the start line

Whether you drive and park, catch a bus or tram, get dropped off or walk if you are staying close by, it’s important to plan how you’ll get to and from the race precinct. Please ensure you arrive at least one hour before your race.

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Race Precinct

The Race Precinct is located at the Broadwater Parklands, Marine Parade in Southport. It is where the start and finish lines are located and is the centre of all the action and atmosphere on race weekend.

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Start Zones

Ensure you assemble in your start zone as indicated by the letter printed on your race number. Please be aware that anyone found deliberately running out of their designated start zone may be disqualified without a race result.

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Course Map

The Southern Cross University 10km Run is famous for its flat, fast and scenic course located alongside the city’s renowned surf beaches and broadwater. Familiarise yourself with the course’s aid stations, kilometre markers and toilets.

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Policies & Etiquette

Before racing in the Southern Cross University 10km Run it’s important you read and understand the cut off policy, race policy, race etiquette and weather policy. These policies are to ensure the safety of all participants over race weekend.

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Finisher rewards

Celebrate your Southern Cross University 10km Run achievement by collecting your finisher shirt and medal in the Nu-Pure Recovery Area and download your finisher certificate after the event.

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Aid stations and medical

Familiarise yourself with the 3 water and refreshment stations on the Southern Cross University 10km Run course. Endura Rehydration Performance Fuel, gels and water will be available.

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Purchase your iTab

An iTaB is a personalised medal insert, engraved with your name and net time that fits neatly in to the back of your finishers’ medal. Purchase one with your registration or after your event.

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Do you have a question about the Southern Cross University 10km Run? Before contacting us directly, we suggest viewing our FAQ as we may already have the answer to your enquiry.

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