Race rules and terms

Event Rules and terms

Registered competitors will run on the advertised and approved Everyday Lions Events Great Train Race course as directed and will not accept outside assistance.

Registered competitors will accept any organiser, event volunteer, or employee and or judge’s decision as final.

No registered competitor will be awarded an event placing unless they are wearing an event number on the front of their body visible throughout the entire event.

No registered competitor deemed to have received outside assistance will be eligible for official prizes or placings. Officials, including but not limited to course marshals, drink station attendants and road traffic control personnel have the authority to disqualify or remove entrants from the course.

Failure to obey the direction of an official will result in disqualification. Everyday Lions events reserve the right to cancel or reject any entry in any event at any time particularly in but not limited to weather conditions that make the Great Train Race event dangerous.

In any circumstances where cancellation is necessary due to safety concerns registration entry fees will not be refunded and recompense may not be claimed by entrants for any other consequential loss.

The Great Train run 7 km, 3.5 km, kids 2.0 km and 400 m hot lap race advises against wearing music/audio devices with headphones for your safety and those around you. A safe runner is fully aware of their surroundings.

No skateboarders, roller skaters and cyclists to enter or accompany the run.

Pets are not permitted during these events. The safety of our runners and walkers is our number one priority.

Everyday Lions Events reserves the right to alter without notice any rules and conditions which govern the event.

Competitors should follow and obey COVID- 19 safety plans and rules.

All walkers/walkers with prams must start at the back of the field. It is the responsibility of the competitors to self seed appropriately for safety reasons. 

Entered participants can transfer between event distances up to 48 hrs prior to event day. If the cost of the event being transferred into is greater, the difference is required to be paid.

If you request a refund, this will incur a 20% processing fee. We encourage participants who choose not to or can’t attend on the day to transfer to the virtual event.

In you are unable to attend on the day due to testing positive to COVID (proof will be required), refunds are available but will incur a 20% processing fee. Transferring to the virtual event under this circumstances is encouraged and participants have 14 days after the event day to register their runs.