- Where is the event, When is the event and what time does it start?
The 2020 Milne Bay Military Challenge community trial race will be held at Redwood and Jubilee parks. The start line and the finish line is at Toowoomba Anglican College – 2 Campbell Street. The event will be held on Sunday, 17 May 2020. The 7km race category and 15km race category will commence at 7:00am.
- How do I register?
Entries are only available via online registration on the Milne Bay Military Challenge website.
- Can I use the same email address for multiple registrations?
Yes, you can use the same email address for multiple participants, however, each registrant must have a different password.
- How much does it cost to enter?
Please refer to our Individual Registration Fees.
- What if I register but can’t make it on the day of the event?
Each entrant acknowledges their entry fee is non-refundable should they not compete or the event is cancelled or changed by the Event Organiser due to reasons beyond the reasonable control of the Event Organiser, such as bad weather or safety reasons.
- Can some of my family members be entered in different races?
Yes, but any children under the age of entering must be accompanied by an adult or guardian.
- How will the winners of the races be determined?
Both the 7km and 15km events will be timed at the start and finish line by an electronic chip timing system. Line monitors will determine the winners of each category. Individual category winners of the 7km and 15km event will be the first male and female across the line.
- Can my child enter the 7km race category and 15km race category?
For all events – Participants under 14yrs of age must have an adult (18 or over) signed a Waiver Form by a parent or guardian.
For all 7km and 15km race categories, the minimum age is 10 in the year of the event (with appropriate physical training).
It is up to the parent or guardian to decide if their child is capable of completing and enjoying the longer course.
- How do I get to the start of my event?
Parking will be available in close proximity to both the 7km and 15km start lines. Please refer to transport and parking for more details.
- Where can I collect my race bib?
Disposable race timing bibs will be available for collection from the Millennium Center at Toowoomba Anglican College School. Dates to be advised. If race bibs are not collected prior to the event, they will be available for collection at the Millennium Centre at Toowoomba Anglican College School (see below map). Entrants must bring their e-ticket and valid identification. Race bibs can be collected on behalf of an entrant, provided the person collecting has all e-tickets.
- Can I ride my bike or scooter?
No. This event is designed for running and walking participants only. For safety reasons bikes, roller-skates, roller-blades, rip boards and scooters are prohibited on the course.
- Are pets allowed on the course?
No, due to safety regulations pets are not allowed on any part of the course. Guide, hearing and/or assistance dogs are permitted.
- What if the weather is bad?
In the event of poor weather conditions, the Event Organiser will determine if an alternative route can be used or any other action is needed. Participants will be notified of any changes via their registered email and will also be advertised via our website, Facebook and local media outlets.
- Is there a left baggage facility?
Unfortunately, this is not available and all personal belongings are the responsibility of the individual.
- Can I request a refund?
Registration fees are non-refundable for non-starters and non-finishers as per the event’s agreed to at the time of registration.
In the event that the event course is, in the opinion of the event organisers, unsafe (for example by reason of heavy rain, high winds, bushfires, “acts of god”), Rotary Toowoomba South and its satellite club the ‘Edge’ may, in their sole discretion, attempt to re-route the course, find an alternative shortened course or cancel the event. The Event Organisers also reserve the right to cancel the event for any other reason which may include but is not limited to terrorism and war. If the event is cancelled, re-routed or shortened, no refund or transfer to another event will be made. Due to the scale of the event and travel & commitment involved by competitors, it is not practical to re-schedule the event to any other weekend. We are not liable to the participant for any loss or damage in the event of poor weather before or during the event.
- Can I change the race category I am registered for?
Yes, you can change your current registered category. No refunds provided if the change of category is of less value than the original registered category.
To change your current category to another please log in to your Active Network account. If you are experiencing any technical difficulties please send an email with details to email@example.com.
- I can not make the event, can I transfer my entry?
Yes, all registrations are transferable to another person.
To transfer your registration to another person please log in to your Active Network account. If you are experiencing any technical difficulties please send an email with details to firstname.lastname@example.org.
You will need to arrange reimbursement for your entry fee between yourself and the person taking your entry.