FAQs

What time does the event start?

Can I walk in the Half Marathon/10KM

Which 5KM event should I enter if I plan to run and walk?

Are the courses certified?

Where can I collect my race kit & cap?

For all locations, dates and times to collect your race kit and cap, please visit this page.

Can I have my race kit & cap posted to me?

Main Event:

No, race kits and caps for our Main Event can only be collected from our collection points.

Virtual Event:

Yes, if you selected to get your Cap shipped during the registration process, it will be shipped.

No, if you selected to pick-up your Cap from our collection points during the registration process. If you need to change this, please contact us to arrange $8.90 shipping.

Can I collect race kits for other participants?

Yes, however you will require a copy of their e-ticket to be able to collect on their behalf

Can I change events?

Yes! Follow the link found in your confirmation email to change your event. A fee difference will be required if changing to a higher event.  No refunds will be given for changing to a lower fee event, the difference will be kept as an administration fee.

Need help finding your confirmation email? Try checking your junk or spam folder for an email from Park2Park. If not, contact us.

Can I change something on my entry?

Yes! Follow the link found in your confirmation email to change your information. A fee difference will be required if changing to a higher event.  No refunds will be given for changing to a lower fee event, the difference will be kept as an administration fee.

Need help finding your confirmation email? Try checking your junk or spam folder for an email from Park2Park. If not, contact us.

If I cannot participate, am I able to transfer my entry to another person?

Yes! Follow the link found in your confirmation email to change your information. A fee difference will be required if changing to a higher event.  No refunds will be given for changing to a lower fee event, the difference will be kept as an administration fee.

Need help finding your confirmation email? Try checking your junk or spam folder for an email from Park2Park. If not, contact us.

Do I have to register my baby/small child who will be in a pram?

You do not have to register any small children who will be pushed in a pram. All children who will be running or walking in the event regardless of their age must be registered.

Event Day - Will there be aid/water stations along the course?

Yes, the Ipswich Hospital Foundation Park2Park prides itself on providing water stations every 1KM in all events.  The water stations are manned by local secondary schools.  Only water will be provided at water stations.  Water and fruit will be provided at the finish area.

Are there any toilets located along the course?

Toilets are located along the Ipswich Hospital Foundation Park2Park course at the 2KM, 3KM & 4.5KM points.  Toilets are also located in the carpark of the Bill Paterson Oval, behind the blue building at the carpark end of Bill Paterson Oval & next to the cricket pitch.

When will my results be available?

Results will be available as soon as possible after the completion of the event.  Stay tuned to this website for the results link.

Is there a baggage storage area?

Clothing items/belongings (no valuables) can be left in the baggage area which is located in the Athletics Building at the car park end of the Bill Paterson Oval.  To drop off your baggage be wearing your race bib as this will act as your identification.  On collection of your baggage you will need to supply the attendant with your bib number.

Can I run/walk with my dog?

Dogs are not permitted to participate in the Ipswich Hospital Foundation Park2Park. Service dogs permitted.

Can I have someone ride along me while I run or walk?

No, due to the narrowness of the course and the large numbers of participation, cyclists are not permitted.

Can I push my baby/small child in a pram whilst I am participating?

Yes, prams are permitted in the 5KM Run, 5KM Walk and 2.5KM events but must start at the back behind all other participants.

What is a virtual fun run?

A virtual fun run (or walk) is an event that can be completed from absolutely any location you choose, indoors or outdoors! You can run or walk at your own pace, whenever you like, whenever you like over the two-week event: Saturday 17 July until Saturday 31 July 2021.

How does someone join my team?

Joining a team is super simple. During the registration process, search or create a team – it’s that easy!

For more, visit our teams page.

Do Virtual Events count towards the 10-year club?

Yes, it sure does! Consider Virtual Ipswich Hospital Foundation Park2Park Events like any other event. If you think you qualify for the 10-year Club, send us a message on our Contact Us page.

What are the Virtual Advanced & Intermediate Triple Events?

Now you have two weeks to complete your distance, why not challenge yourself with one of our Triples?

The Intermediate Triple includes three of our iconic distances:

  • 2.5km
  • 5km
  • 10km

The Advanced Triple includes three of our biggest distances:

  • 5km
  • 10km
  • Half Marathon (21km)

You can choose to run your three distances anytime over the two-week virtual event.