New to Wheelchair racing? This event is designed especially for you! Race along Marine Parade and soak up the cheers from family and friends in our famous finish chute.
|Saturday 6 July 2024
|Sunday 23 June 2024 (11:59pm AEST)*
|Recommended arrival time
|$30 (1 Dec – 31 Dec) / $35 (1 Jan – 30 Apr) / $40 (1 May – 5 Jul)
|Cut off time
|50 Minutes (Policies and etiquette)
*Please note the Wheelchair race entries close 2 weeks prior to Event weekend in order for us to secure accompanying cyclists.
NOTE: Hand-cycles or Day Chairs are NOT permitted. The 2024 Wheelchair 4km is run under Athletics Australia, World Para Athletics and World Athletics rules which state that this is an athletics event and only a recognised racing wheelchair is permitted. No mechanical gears are permitted on the chair.
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 by 8:00am to attend an 8:30am race briefing.
The Wheelchair 4km is famous for its flat, fast and scenic course located alongside the city’s renowned Broadwater. Familiarise yourself with the course’s aid stations, kilometre markers and toilets.
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.
Policies & Etiquette
Before racing in the Wheelchair 4km 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.
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.
ASICS Sport & Leisure Expo
The ASICS Sport & Leisure Expo is Australia’s largest running exhibition featuring a huge ASICS pop-up store with official merchandise, sports & leisure exhibitors, sponsor stands and photo opportunities. Secure some great deals!