The Pichi Richi Marathon starts at 8am, Sunday, July 2nd 2006, leaving from Richardson Crescent, Port Augusta and finishes at the Quorn Oval Complex. Please check in at the Pidgeon Clubroom on Stuart Highway (200 metres from start) from 7.00am. No entries will be taken after 7.45am.
Marathon Competitors run with the traffic along Highway One till the Quorn turn-off, then cross road and stay to the right hand side of the road till the finish. Marathon Competitors must be 18 years or over on race day.
The Half Marathon and Walk start at the half way point of the Marathon at Saltia Creek crossing.
Walkers start at 8.00am and the Half Marathon Run starts at 9.30am. Could all entrants check in at Saltia at least 15mins before their event commences. No entries will be accepted after 15mins prior to the ½ Marathon event start time.
The 10.5 Km event commences at the Old Willows Brewery Restaurant, 10.5 Km out from Quorn.
The 10.5 Km event will commence at 10.15am. Could all entrants check in at least 15mins beforehand.
No entries will be accepted after 10.00 am.
Post race facilities include Hot Showers (at Quorn Caravan Park, bring own towel), BBQ, Tea, Coffee, Soup, etc at the Quorn Community Hall / Oval at the finish area.
Committee members will be available at the Pidgeon Clubroom Stuart Highway ( Woomera Road), on the Saturday evening between 4.00pm and 6.00pm for Race number distribution, T Shirt / Singlet Sales or for any Race Enquiries.
Pasta meal on Saturday Evening at Comfort Inn Highway One Motel commencing at 6.30pm. Cost will be $16.50 / Person.
For catering purposes - Please Book in advance ring 08 86422755. (Mention with Marathon event)
THE ROAD TO QUORN IS STILL OPEN TO TRAFFIC.
PLEASE OBEY THE ROAD RULES AND STAY TO THE EXTREME RIGHT SIDE OF THE ROAD, PREFERABLY STAY OFF THE ROAD ALTOGETHER. THIS IS FOR YOUR OWN SAFETY.
THE POLICE HAVE BEEN INSTRUCTED TO ISSUE WARNINGS TO THOSE WHO DO NOT KEEP TO THE EXTREME RIGHT. DISQUALIFICATION MAY OCCUR IF THIS INSTRUCTION IS NOT HEEDED. COMPETITORS SHOULD NOT RUN / WALK MORE THAN 2 ABREAST.
WALKERS who break into a JOG will be disqualified - if you intend to run part of the course then you must enter the Half Marathon Run as this assists in Finish Time and Prize allocation (can still start with Walkers). ALL POLICE INSTRUCTIONS MUST BE OBEYED.
MARATHON HALF MARATHON / 10.5Km
Male / Female Male / Female
1st " " 18-29 years 1st " " U/18yrs
1st " " 30-39 " 1st " " 18-29 years
1st " " 40-49 " 1st " " 30-39 "
1st " " 50-59 " 1st " " 40-49 "
1st " " 60+ " 1st " " 50-59 "
1st Marathon Country Finisher 1st “ “ 60 +
ONLY ONE TROPHY CAN BE WON PER COMPETITOR.
PLUS A GENEROUS SELECTION OF RANDOM DRAW PRIZES. (Competitors must be present to receive any Random Draw Prizes).
MILHINCH OLD WILLOWS BREWERY NRG TRI-PLAN Commonwealth Bank
Alan’s Woolworths Century21 Vipa Port Augusta Transcontinental
Subway Ralph’s Auto Standpipe Motel Saltbush Surf and Leisure Powerstate CU Bank SA Jones Shoex