Uh oh under 3 weeks to go
Welcome to Twilight Bay Run 2016
Just under 3 weeks until race day with the official countdown now on. Just hours remain to make sure you are more than just a number – enter before 9am Wednesday 7 September and receive your name printed on your race number.
Thousands of participants are entered and ready to go for race day. Whether you are excited, eager or a little nervous – we are looking forward to putting on a great event for all to enjoy on Saturday 24 September. Check out event starting times here.
The 2016 event is fundraising for Redkite charity. Proceeds from each entry are donated directly to assist with Redkite’s initiatives in providing support for children and families affected by Cancer.
*Join us for our 5th birthday party on 24 September*
Last chance name printing on your race bib
Make your Twilight experience that little bit more special with your own personalised race bib number. Enjoy the extra motivation from random strangers and spectators on course who will cheer you on by name!
Ensure you enter online before 9am Wednesday 7 September to have your first name or last name printed on your race bib.
First time half marathoner or runner? Taper right…
Performing at your best on race day relies on many factors, some of which are controllable, and others that unfortunately are not. Training plays an important role in getting you mentally and physically prepared to race. However, it’s essential to back off your training leading up to key events to ensure you’re well rested and ready to race fast – this is known as tapering.
Your total weekly mileage and long run distance should reduce over the final few weeks before race day. It’s still important to maintain consistency (frequency) and intensity, but volume (distance) should decrease. The final two weeks are all about….click here to read more. about how to get the most out of yourself on race day.
Team motivation at the finish line
There is nothing more exciting than sharing your experience at the Twilight Bay Run with your family, friends, club or workmates.
Help create that electric Twilight atmosphere on race day and get your team tent organised and ready to cheer on your team mates down the final 100m finish straight.
Simply register register a team, invite your mates to join in and bring your team tent along on race day for an evening of cheering.
Remember, you do not need to have your whole team ready to commit just yet, simply register your team name first, then coax them into joining you on the start line. There are still 4 weeks until race day… get the ball rolling now, before it is too late.
Click here and enter your 2016 team name.
Fireworks start at 7pm…
End the running season with a bang and avoid the crowds on the fast and exciting Twilight Bay course. It won’t matter if you are running, walking or just spectating, come and enjoy the Twilight fireworks display over the Bay with family.
Grab some fish and chips and sit down to watch the fireworks display over the Bay and complete your night of fun.
Have you secured your singlet yet?
As the race draws closer, singlet sizes are beginning to run low. In particular the smaller and large sizes. Make sure you enter online sooner rather than later to avoid disappointment.
If you were not already aware, we have just 60 limited edition Kids singlets available for purchase in the 1km Active Kids Run for just $25. All kids 1km Active Run entrants receive a free towel as part of entry as well as finisher medal upon completion of the event.
Click here to find out more and get your kids active for the start of Spring.