As an event raising money for the Royal Children’s Hospital, we are very conscious of anything that could adversely impact the health and wellness of our participants.
We want everyone to have a safe and enjoyable experience at Herald Sun/Transurban Run for the Kids, and we need the help of every participant to create a safe event environnment for all.
Please stay safe at Herald Sun/Transurban Run for the Kids by following safe practices, and by encouraging your family members and friends to do the same.
This information is subject to change, so please check back regularly for updates.
Stay at home if you are unwell
Public health authorities advise all people to stay at home if they are unwell or display any symptoms of COVID-19 infection.
Please seek medical advice and testing for COVID-19 if you displaying any of the following symptoms:
- sore throat
- shortness of breath
KEEP YOUR DISTANCE
Maintaining physical distance is everyone’s responsibility.
Please remember to keep your distance from others while training and participating in Run for the Kids.
Start zones will be carefully managed to ensure the event meets social distancing guidelines. Please help out by assembling in the start zone that matches the colour of your race bib.
PLEASE DON’T ATTEND R4K if the following apply to you:
- You have tested postive for COVID-19
- You have been in close contact with a person who is positive for COVID-19
- You are awaiting results of a COVID-19 test
SANITISE YOUR HANDS
Practice good hand hygiene. Wash your hands frequently for at least 20 seconds using soap and water and make use of hand sanitiser
Hand sanitiser stations will be located throughout the Run for the Kids precinct.
BRING A WATER BOTTLE
Bring your own water bottle to use during your event.
Water cups will be available at aid stations throughout the course, however, we recommend entrants bring their own water bottle where possible.
PLEASE LEAVE EXTRA ITEMS AT HOME
Where possible, please minimise any additional items you bring to the event.
A small, contactless baggage service will be available for entrants, but for both COVIDsafe and security reasons, anything placed in baggage bays must be placed inside a clear, zip seal bag no large than A3.