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 19th May 2017 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 20th May 2017
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 3 drink stations with water and some with sports drink (at roughly 5, 10 & 15 klm). 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 – Warwick Credit Union “X” Countryrace2

Date: Saturday 20th May 2017
Race pack collection/ late entry : 10:30am – 11:15am
Start: 11:30 Midday

Type: 4.6 Km Cross-Country
Where: Allora Golf Course
Details: Allora Golf Course is located in the local township of Allora 26 km from Warwick. It consists of 2 laps of the golf course totaling a 4.6 km.

 

 

Race 3- Darling Downs Hotel 5km Road Race

race3Date: Saturday 20th May 2017

Race pack collection/ late entry: 1:30pm – 2:15

Start: 2:30 pm

Type: 5 Km road race

Where: Darling Downs Hotel

Details: An old historic pub 10min outside of Warwick (toward Goondiwindi) is the location for race 3. This is a road race on an out and back course on the Sandy creek road (Road Closed to traffic). With the pub at the finish of the final race for Saturday you can’t ask for much better. Wheelchair competitors welcome, please contact and prearrange.

Saturday Awards – Event Dinner

Location: Warwick Christian College (Slade Campus)

Where: 70 Horsman Road, Warwick

When: 5:00pm Presentations then dinner at 6:00pm

Details: Dinner for up to 200 people and Presentations for Race 1,2 & 3

Race 4 Nike Robina Ascent


race4Date: Sunday 21st May 2017
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 21st May 2017
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