The Lane Cove Fun Run is organised by Lane Cove Public School P&C. The inaugural event was held last year and it was such a success it is now an annual event. In fact, the event was so successful journalist and noted author Peter FitzSimmons wrote an article about the Lane Cove Fun Run in the Sydney Morning Herald. Peter wants other suburbs to get out there and do the same.
The Lane Cove Fun Run is 100% organised by volunteers and its sponsors are all local businesses who believe in the importance of giving back to their local community.
Here are the details:
Sunday 10th September 2017
10km – Runners only – 7:30 am
5 km – Walk or Run – 7:40 am
2km – The LONGueville Family Dash – 8:40am
If you are part of the LONGueville Family Dash you are encouraged to enter into the FUN of the event, dress up, get your kids to dress up and dress up those strollers!
What is the Route for the Lane Cove Run?
The run will take you through scenic Longueville and the roads will be closed.
Course Route 10 km
The race is self-seeded so those wishing to place need to position themselves at the front of the pack and starts at 7:30am. Two laps of the course below.
Course Route 5 km
Race is self-seeded so competitors wishing to place need to position themselves at the front of the pack and starts at 7.40 am.
Course Route 2 Km
Race is self-seeded so competitors wishing to place need to position themselves at the front of the pack in Wave 1. All walkers, strollers and families with dogs need to start in wave 2 and starts at 8.40am
How Do I Register?
You can register online here. This year there is early bird pricing in June & July so make sure you take advantage of the reduced registration fee for your whole family.
The event is run by the Lane Cove Public School P&C. However, to encourage all local schools to take part in the race there will be an inter-school challenge. Last year the inter-school challenge was won by St Michaels Primary School Lane Cove.
All primary school students who run give their school the chance of winning the Lane Cove Fun Run Plate. The Plate will be awarded to the top primary school overall. Times will be taken for the first 4 runners from each school in both the 2km and 5km event.
There is also a prize of $1000 worth of sporting equipment from RHSports which can be awarded to any pre-school, daycare centre, primary or secondary school. For every student that is entered into the event, their school is given a ticket in the prize draw.
What happens after I finish the run?
During and after the run breakfast will be held on the Kingsford Smith Oval. You will have a choice of:
- Bacon and Egg Rolls
- Sausage sizzle
- Fresh juices
- Freshly baked bread and pastries
- Fresh fruit and healthy breakfast treats.
Who has sponsored the event?
The Lane Cove Community is very generous and the Lane Cove Public School P and C would like to thank all their sponsors. The Gold and Silver Level Sponsors are:
Due to road closures, there will be disruptions to Longueville traffic from 6:30am on 10th September though until 10:00am. As there will be road closures along the run routes we would encourage any local residents needing to leave the area on Sunday morning to park their cars on William Edward Street or at the Northwood end of Arabella Street (past Woodford St.) Residents will be able to enter and exit Longueville up until 7:15am from which times roads will be closed to ensure participant safety.
The following is a list of streets which will be affected by the road closures and the latest time that they will be re-opened.
William Edward St – Between Stuart St and Dunois Steet. Re-opened by 8:30am. Please note that access to William Edward Street will be restricted to residents only from Borambil Place and will be supervised by authorised traffic controllers.
Woodford St – Between Kenneth St and Arabella St – Re-opened by 8:15am. Please note that one way eastbound lane is to remain in operation at all times and will be supervised by authorised traffic controllers.
Arabella St – South of Christina St – Re-opened by 9:15am. North of Christina St – Re-opened by 8:15am. Please note that access to Woodford St. west of Arabella St. is to be maintained at all times and will be supervised by authorised traffic controllers.
Kenneth St – South of Woodford St – Re-opened north of Christina St by 8:00am. Re-opened north of Dunois Street by 9:00am. Re-opened between Stuart Street and Dunois Street by 10:00am.
Molesworth Ln – East of Kenneth St. Re-opened by 9:00am.
Christina St – East of Kenneth St. Re-opened by 9:00am.
Ann St – East of Kenneth St. Re-opened by 9:00am
Francis St – East of Kenneth St. Re-opened by 9:15am
Cowper St – East of Kenneth St. Re-opened by 9:15am
Dunois St – Between William Edward Street and Arabella Street. This includes Dunois St with access via Wilson Ln. Re-opened by 9:15am
Arundel St – Re-opened to north bound traffic by 9:00am. Re-opened onto Stuart street by 9:30am.
Amalfi Pl – Re-opened by 8:30am
Belcote Rd – Re-opened by 8:30am
Poole St – Re-opened by 9:30am
Wilson Ln – Re-opened by 9:30am
Stuart Street – Between Poole and Kenneth St. Re-opened by 9:30am. Between Kenneth and William Edward Street re-opened by 8:30am.
Lucretia Avenue – Re-opened by 9:30am.
Mary Street – Re-opened by 8:30am.
We look forward to seeing you on the day as ITC is a big fan of this event. Thank you to the Lane Cove Council for supporting this event.
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