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Health and Wellbeing Queensland 2km Junior Dash

Garmin Junior Dash kids at the start line

Please note the physical event has been cancelled. If you have an entry please see your cancellation options. One of these options include transferring to the Virtual event that is running from 3 July – 1 August 2021.

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Join hundreds of youngsters aged between 5 and 10 in the Health and Wellbeing Queensland 2km Junior Dash held on Saturday 3 July at 9:25am. One parent/guardian may accompany a child if they deem this necessary. Run the same course as some of the world’s greatest athletes and soak up the cheers from family and friends in our famous finish chute.

Race Information

Distance 2km
Date Saturday 3 July 2021
Entries close Friday 4 June 2021 (11:59pm AEST)
Recommended arrival time 8:25am
Start time 9:25am
Minimum age 5-10
Fee $30
Cut off time 20 minutes (Policies & Etiquette)

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Stay Covid Safe

Being COVID Safe is a shared responsibility. We want you to enjoy Marathon weekend and stay safe. Please follow COVID Safe practices when attending the Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Marathon event precinct.

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Parental Information

One parent/guardian may accompany a child free of charge in the Health and Wellbeing Queensland 2km Junior Dash if they deem this necessary. All parents accompanying the child must wear the associated event wristband to gain access to the course. To register for the Accompanying Parent Wristband please complete the required section within the entry form when registering your child.

Parent Recovery Access

Parents/guardians will have access to the Junior Dash Recovery Area. There will be three meeting points and we encourage each parent/guardian to let your child know which colour you will be standing near as a meeting point. The following colours will be used – blue, orange and green.

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.

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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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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

Familiarise yourself with the Health and Wellbeing Queensland 2km Junior Dash course’s kilometre markers and toilets.

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Policies & Etiquette

Before racing in the Health and Wellbeing Queensland  2km Junior Dash 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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Aid stations and medical

Familiarise yourself with the medical stations on the Health and Wellbeing Queensland 2km Junior Dash course.

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Spectators

Be a part of the buzz and excitement of the Health and Wellbeing Queensland 2km Junior Dash by lining the Gold Coast streets from Southport to Labrador and encourage thousands of runners to glory.

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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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Finisher rewards

Celebrate your Health and Wellbeing Queensland Junior Dash achievement by collecting your finisher cap and medal in the Nu-Pure Recovery Area and download your finisher certificate after the event.

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FAQ

Do you have a question about the Health and Wellbeing Queensland 2km Junior Dash? Before contacting us directly, we suggest viewing our FAQ as we may already have the answer to your enquiry.

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