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Race rules, registration & COVID policies

COVID Impact Response:

We will adhere to all relevant Government COVID requirements at the time of the event.

If the COVID-19 pandemic directly disrupts your travel to the event, or the overall running of the event, we have outlined the options so you can register for kMR with confidence.

If border closures prevent you from attending the event, you can defer your entry to the following year. 

If the event cannot be held on 8 – 10 April 2022 for reasons relating to COVID-19, we will reschedule the event for a later date and notify runners as early as possible of the reschedule. In this case, your event registration will be automatically moved to the new event date. If you are unable to attend the rescheduled event date, you can defer your entry to the following year.

If the event cannot be rescheduled within 2022, your event registration will be automatically moved to the same event in 2023. 

Race Rules:

  1. Runners must complete the event course on foot.
  2. Pacers, support crews and non-race participants are not permitted to run with or pace event runners. 
  3. Runners must compete under their own names. No one else can wear your bib in the event. 
  4. Trekking poles are permitted.
  5. Race numbers must be visible and clearly read at all times on the front of your belly or chest. You must not fold, cut or change your race number in any way. 
  6. Headphones, speakers, and listening to music are not permitted.
  7. Access to private property is granted only during the event. Entry any other time is trespassing.
  8. If runners choose to withdraw from the event, they must communicate this to event organisers immediately.
  9. Runners must stay on the marked course. Short cuts are not permitted.
  10. Runners must carry all mandatory gear at all times during the event. Gear checks will be performed during the event and penalties or disqualification may occur if items are missing. 
  11. Runners must obey directions of checkpoint staff or course marshals.
  12. Checkpoint cut-off times will be strictly applied and runners must withdraw from the race if cut-offs times are missed. The event can support with transport back to the runHub.
  13. Littering is prohibited. Runners must carry out all rubbish or discard it at aid stations.
  14. Runners must use provided toilet facilities or apply leave no trace principles if you must stop during the event.
  15. Runners may not take dogs or other pets onto the course. Wellington Park rules regarding pets must be followed by all runners and spectators.
  16. Participants must obey all course marshal and landowners directions which may include course diversions or shortening due to extreme weather.
  17. Runners are responsible for the actions of their support crew. Support crews must comply with all instructions from event staff and officials. Runners may be penalised or disqualified for actions or breaches of the rules by their support crew. 
  18. Relay driver and support crews must obey all road rules and event traffic controllers and parking marshals. Please ensure that drivers get adequate rest. 
  19. Runners must meet required age limits as stipulated on the website and registration system.
  20. Drop bags and the items within them remain the responsibility of the runner at all times.
  21. Performance enhancing drugs are prohibited. This event will adhere to The World Anti-Doping Code and the QUARTZ Event Program. Prohibited substances and methods can be found under the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority.
  22. Breaking any of the rules may incur a time penalty, disqualification or pre-race withdrawal. Any such penalties are at the organisers’ discretion and are final. 
  23. All runners must completely clean all soil of shoes and other gear prior to arriving at the event.
  24. We reserve the right to alter or amend the run courses from the routes published for safety or change of landowner requirements, or any other reason. We will notify you as soon as possible of a potential or actual change. In extreme cases such as during extreme or catastrophic bushfire danger, the runs may be postponed.

Registration Policies:

If you are unable to participate in the event you’re registered in, you may:

  1. Withdraw from the event (see refund policy details below)
  2. Transfer to a different event
  3. Transfer your registration to someone else

WITHDRAWAL

Registration fee refunds are available as outlined in the below stated withdrawal dates only. After these dates, entry fees are non-refundable for withdrawals initiated by the runner. 

Any requests for a refunds must be notified to the organiser in writing via email at register@kunanyimountain.run

  • 75% of entry fee refundable for runner withdrawal requests made up to 8pm AEDT 2 January 2022
  • 50% of entry fee refundable for runner withdrawal requests made up to 8pm AEDT 1 February 2022
  • 25% of entry fee refundable for runner withdrawal requests made up to 8pm AEDT 1 March 2022
  • No refunds for runner withdrawals after this date

If you decide to withdraw at the event you must communicate this to run registration staff at the runHub.

TRANSFER YOUR ENTRY TO A DIFFERENT DISTANCE 

Runners can request to transfer their registration to a shorter distance event up until that event is sold out or you can go on the wait list. The difference in entry fees will not be refunded. To request a transfer from one race distance to another, email the race organiser at register@kunanyimountain.run

TRANSFER YOUR ENTRY TO SOMEONE ELSE

Runners can transfer their registration to someone else for the event you are registered for via the registration system, EventPlus. 

Transfer fees (including fees and taxes) are as follows:

  • Early transfer – until 8pm AEDT 2 January 2022: $15 charged to the withdrawing runner. 
  • Standard transfer – until 8pm AEDT 13 March 2022: $30 charged to the withdrawing runner. 
  • Late transfer – until 8pm AEST 6 April 2022: $50 charged to the withdrawing runner. 
  • No transfers will be accepted after 8pm AEST 6 April 2022

To transfer an entry to someone else, the initial registrant must log in to their EventPlus account, select Transfer Registration and follow the necessary steps. Please note: the receiving runner will be sent a link to complete the registration and will need to pay for the entry in order for the transfer to process, then the original runner will be refunded their entry fee less the relevant transfer fee as outlined above, including all fees and taxes.