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Sunday is nearly here! The excitement is building towards the biggest McLaren Vale Half Marathon EVER!

801 Entries in the Half Marathon
295 Entries in the 10km
175 Entries in the 5km

In this email you will find all the details ahead of Sunday's event.

The SARRC Team would like to wish everyone good luck and we hope you enjoy a fantastic day in McLaren Vale! We know you will!

The event is based at Hardys Tintara Winery
202 Main Rd McLaren Vale, SA 5171


Please allow enough time to find a park in the surrounding side streets.


The half marathon course takes in the Shiraz Trail between McLaren Vale and Willunga, with a loop along the rail trail between McLaren Vale and Seaford. The 10km and 5km courses are a fast dash towards Willunga and back.
The only place you can pick up your bib number is on the morning of the event from the tent located on the event site at Hardys Tintara Winery.


We suggest arriving as early as possible to ensure you have enough time after finding a car park.

6:00am - Bib Collection & Bag Drop Open
8:00am - Half Marathon Start
8:50am - 10k Start
9:00am - 5k Start
11:00am - Kids Fun Run Start
11:30am - Course Cut Off Time (All Events)
11:30am - Event Presentations
Due to large number of entrants we will require wave starts to ease congestion on sections of the course!

We remind all runners to select a suitable position to start that is relative to their fitness level.
It's going to be very warm and a potential shower too!

Sun Oct 14 - McLaren Vale
Low 18
High 27

Winds northeasterly 30 to 45 km/h.
Follow the weather: CLICK HERE

Sure you start you hydration now and make use of drinks available at all checkpoints
Live race results will be provided by Event Strategies.
Click the tabs to view between Half, 10k and 5k

Due to excessive entries than expected, a special order of medals will be made for anyone who entered after the initial limit of participants. Although some will not be presented with their medal at the finish line at McLaren Vale, they will still receive a medal. We anticipate that medals will be delivered to us in the office in 6-8 weeks.

Those who entered prior to the event selling out will have different bibs and this will allow volunteers to determine medal priority. 

Thanks everyone for their understanding!
A collection of photos will be available after the event courtesy of GeoSnapShot

There is a large ran of SARRC and Event merchandise that will be on sale at the event! We strongly encourage you to make use of the sale while you can!


We are pleased again to have our McLaren Vale events start & finish at Hardys Tintara Winery.

The Hardys Tintara winery, on the main street of McLaren Vale, has been at the heart and soul of the region from the very beginning. In 1878 Thomas Hardy transformed an old flour mill into one of the region’s best wine cellars, and with his success, the township of McLaren Vale began to prosper and grow.

How about make a weekend of it?
There's lots to see and do on the Fleurieu Peninsula!

  • Physio Smart - Max will be on site to help with your recovery with stretching and rolling
  • Sportitude - 40% Off Clothing Sale
  • Michael from UTONIC and Amelia from Nutrition Strategies will be on hand at drink/fruit station at finish line to refuel! 


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