The Lane Cove Fun Run is organised by Lane Cove Public School P&C. The inaugural event was held in 2016 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 8th September 2019
5 km – Walk or Run – 7:30 am
2km – The LONGueville Family Dash – 8:30 am
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?
Course Route 5 km
The Race is self-seeded so competitors wishing to place need to position themselves at the front of the pack and starts at 7.30 am.
Course Route 2 Km
The 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 it starts at 8.30am
How Do I Register?
You can register online here. Register now as there is an early bird special price.
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 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:
The organisers of the Lane Cove Fun Run thank all local residents for their patience, understanding and support during our community event.
Due to road closures, we encourage participants to cycle, walk or scooter from Northwood, Riverview or Lane Cove. Please respect the needs of the residents of Longueville and do not try to find a parking space in Longueville, particularly along William Edward Street which becomes blocked to two-way traffic if cars are parked in both directions. Plenty of public parking is available at council car parks in Lane Cove shops and along Longueville Road north of River Road. From there it is an easy downhill walk to the start of the race.
For the safety of runners there will be full and partial road closures along the entire route of the 2km and 5km events.
Please see the image below, which highlights the roads that will be closed from 6:00am – 10:00am (red zone = no access during the event, green zone = access via William Edward Street).
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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