5 Races, 2 Days, 42.2 km

 The 5 races of the Warwick Pentathrun are all held in the Warwick area, 2 hours south–west of Brisbane, along the Cunningham Highway. The “Hub” of this event is the Warwick Indoor Aquatic and Recreation Centre.
Wheelchair competitors welcome – please prearrange.

 

Race pack collection & late Registration

Friday 18th May 2018 5:00pm – 8.00pm
Warwick Indoor Recreation and Aquatic Centre (WIRAC/YMCA) – Palmerin St

Details: Pick up your race pack containing Pentathrun Race Number, Timing chip and other information.

Race 1 – YMCA Half Marathon

race1Date: Saturday 19th May 2018 Race pack collection/ late entry : 5:30 am – 6:15am Start: 6.30 am – Race cut off 9:30 am (we have to get ready for the next race sorry). Type: 1/2 Marathon Where: Warwick to Yangan Details: Race 1 starts at the Warwick Indoor Recreation and Aquatic Centre (WIRAC/YMCA) at 6:30 am and the temperature is usually quite cool, around 5 to 10’ish degrees at the start but warms up as the sun rises. The first three kms are quite flat with the fourth being hilly. From 5 to 13km it is also quite flat then we hit some rolling hills all the way to Yangan finishing the last km downhill into the village. We have every 2klm marked with flags. There will be 4 drink stations with water and some will also have sports drink (at roughly 5, 10, 14 & 18 km). After finishing, share breakfast with friends and chat about the race before catching one of the buses back to Warwick at 9:00 – 10:30am. Wheelchair competitors welcome, please contact and prearrange.

Race 2 – YMCA Camp Leslie Dam  “X” Country

Date: Saturday 19th May 2018
Race pack collection/ late entry : 10:45am – 11:15am
Start: 11:30 am

Type: 4.6 Km Cross-Country
Where: 578 Leslie Dam Rd, Warwick, YMCA Camp Leslie Dam
Details: Leslie Dam is located 14km West of Warwick. Follow the Cunningham Highway out of town then follow the signs to the YMCA Camp Leslie Dam. It will be a 4.6 km cross country around the YMCA Camp Grounds.

 

 

Race 3 – Darling Downs Hotel 5km Road Race

Date: Saturday 19th May 2018
Race pack collection/ late entry : 1:30pm – 2:15pm
Start: 2:30 pm

Type: 5 Km Road Race
Where: Darling Downs Hotel, Sandy Creek Rd
Details: An old historic pub 10min outside Warwick and not far from the location of race 2. This is a road race on an out and back course along the Sandy Creek Road which is closed for the race. With the pub at the finish of the final race for Saturday you cannot ask for a much better conclusion tot he day. Wheelchair competitors are welcome. Please Contact us to prearrange.

Awards for races 1, 2 and 3 straight after at the pub.

 

Race 4 – Queen Mary Falls Cafe Ascent


race4Date: Sunday 20th May 2018
Race pack collection/ late entry: 6:15am – 6:35am
Start: 6:45am
Type: 10 Km uphill road race
Where: Killarney to Queen Mary Falls
Details: This race starts near the high school in Killarney (36 km from Warwick) and climbs to Queen Mary Falls. This is a very challenging run. It starts with 3km flat run and gradual climb for the next 2.5 km. then the hills get quite steep with a very slight relief in the last Km. We have drink stations on this run and breakfast afterwards in the Cafe Grounds at Queen Mary Falls. This is a very scenic run if you have the energy to take it in.

Race 5 – Voyage Fitness 1500m

race5Date: Sunday 20th May 2018
Race pack collection/ late entry: 10:00am-10:30am
Start: 11:00 am
Type: 1500 meter road race
Where: Warwick CBD
Details: This is a very fast conclusion to the weekend of running, or a chance to get a good time if you have not competed in all the other races. A very easy starting point for beginners or non-running partners. The race starts and finishes at Leslie Park and runs up the main street, completes a U-turn and returns. BBQ available and presentations for race 4 & 5 follow. Wheelchair competitors welcome,  please contact and prearrange.

Presentations for Races 4 and 5 follow
Location: Leslie Park Rotunda
Food: BBQ available
Time: 12:00 midday