How do I register?

Click the Register Now button on the right-hand side of this page and follow the prompts

Does it cost to participate in Great Strides

There is a small registration fee to participate in Great Strides. This fee covers the costs associated with running the event

How do I register a team?

Registering as a team is easy, follow the normal registration process and choose “Register as a Team” then others can register and “Join an existing team”

How many people can I have in my team?

As many as you like. The more the merrier! Don’t forget there are several team

How old do I have to be to compete?

Anyone can compete, although children must be accompanied by an adult on the day. Children under the age of 3 are welcome to participate and are not required to register, unless they wish to receive a participation medal

When does early bird registration close?

Early bird registration is available online until midnight Sunday 16 September 2018

When do entries close?

Online entries close at Midnight on Wednesday 17 October. You can register on the day but the onsite registration fees will apply. Make sure you arrive early to allow enough time to register

What if I decide I want to change the distance from 3km to 6km or vice versa?

You can change your distance by simply emailing or calling our office 9686 1811. If you decide to change on the day please talk to the staff at the Registration marquee

What if I am no longer able to attend the event?

Unfortunately no refund can be provided. Special requests can be made by contacting or calling 9686 1811 by no later than 5pm on Friday 12 October 2018



How can I fundraise?

Fundraising on Everyday Hero is easy. An online supporter page is automatically created for you when you register for Great Strides. Simply customise your personal supporter page and your ready to go

Where do my donations and fundraising dollars go?

All money that you fundraise through your online Everyday Hero page goes towards providing services and programs for people living with CF here in Victoria

On the Day

Can I run/walk with a pram?

Yes you can, we just ask that prams make a start at the back of the pack to ensure that runners and serious walkers get a clear start

Can I run/walk with my dog?

Yes, however please ensure that dogs are kept on their lead at all times. We ask that any participant running/walking with their dog start at the back of the pack to ensure that runners and serious walkers get a clear start

What if it is raining on the day?

Great Strides will go ahead, rain hail or shine. The event will only be called off if the weather is dangerous

Is parking available?

There are 2 car parks available and parking is free for both. One is on Nolan St, the other on Napier St (limited spaces available)

Are there prizes to be won?

There are many prizes to be won on the day including some terrific prizes for place getters;
• 1st placed man, woman, boy & girl in 3km and 6km
• Best dressed team
• Highest individual fundraiser

Please note that 1st place prizes will be awarded based on gun time, which is the time the gun goes off until the finish i.e. the first participant across the finish line. If there are multiple wave starts, it is the responsibility of the participant to position themselves in the first wave should they believe they have a chance of placing in the top ten or so.