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13th Annual Bribie Beach Bash

2011-10-02 Bribie Beach Bash 056 H2clip_image0038_thumbThis iconic running event is now in its 13th year. From a gentle 3km stroll or run through to the full 50 kms of the Bribie beach run there is an event for every member of the family. As always, the date is chosen to coincide with a very low tide, so that we run on the hard flat sand at the water’s edge. The beach itself is hard sand lightly pebbled in places with a few shallow creek crossings in the longer runs only. So easy, so much fun, so beautiful. So see you all there! Come one come all to this great morning of fun running the beach in Paradise.

This MS Charity Fundraising Event is cheap to enter, not for profit, instead forwarding the proceeds to our beneficiary Multiple Sclerosis Qld. It is an lovely day out for the family with a BBQ to follow.

There are 7 Event lengths


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Family discount of 10% is available for families of 2 adults and up to 4 children living at the same address.

Race-walkers and runners welcome in all events. Teams are also welcome. (note casual walkers not accepted in 50km and Marathon distances).

Cut off time for all events is 1PM. Halfway cut off times are 9:30am for 50km and 10am for the marathon. Entrants reaching these turnarounds after the cut off time will be driven back to base.

Event details

  • Where – NORTH STREET WOORIM BRIBIE ISLAND (surf side). Getting to the Start. Once on Bribie Island follow the signs to Woorim. At the 2nd round about keep the BP on your left then stay on the main road to Woorim. On approaching Woorim you will be faced with a car park, turn left  (North St) drive about 800m on right to the first BBQ area. It will be noticeable with all the cars around.
  • When – 13th OCTOBER 2013
  • Course – FLAT & SANDY, all events up and down the beach. The run starts & finishes in the BBQ area. You will run down onto the firm sand and then turn left up the beach. You will run half your distance to your turn around marker then back to the finish.
  • Cut off time – Midday for all events – only 50km competitors may start earlier
  • Water points – 1.5k(t)>3k (t)>5k (t)>7.5k(t)>10.6k(t)>14km>18k>21.1km (t)>25k return
  • Electronic timing chips will be used in all events accept the 3k (please return them or find a $50 bill in the mail). Remember to allow extra 30 minutes to register & to fix your timing chip to your shoe laces.Please return your chip after your event or you could find a $50.00 bill in the mail.
  • Food and lollies at water points
  • At start/finish area BBQ & drinks from 9.30am ( a gold coin donation)
  • Only in Ultra, Marathon & Half are walkers eligible for a placing
  • Minimum entry age for Half Marathon and over is 18 years
  • Spectators & crews area at start/finish or by 4wd along beach
  • Vehicle beach permit required contact local Council phone 5420 0100
  • Water on course at many points. Competitors recommended to carry own water
  • Teams must finish together for placing
  • Relay team members will run individually out and back to their half distance mark. There will be special turn around signs for each relay turn. Chips will need to be swapped at the start / finish.
  • 50km relay teams of 2 will run 25km each
  • Marathon Relay teams of 3 will run 14km each
  • Half Marathon Relay teams of 2 will run 10.5km each
  • You will be running where 4WD vehicles drive along the beach, please stay alert watching for vehicles. Plenty of notices will be placed along the beach advising motorists of the event. Please ensure MP3 players are quiet enough to hear vehicles approaching from behind.
  • Presentation for all short events up to 15km will be held at 10:45. Presentations for other events will be held after last competitor returns.


Event Prizes

  • There will be many random prizes – people whose names are drawn must be present to collect
  • Free t- shirt to the first 110 competitors to register (excluding 3km competitors)
  • All 3km competitors will receive a free water bottle
  • Place getters in each event receive a trophy
  • A special trophy to the oldest & the youngest competitor (must compete)


Event Entry Details

  • We now have online entries available and there is 2013 Bribie Beach Bash Entry Form. Please note all competitors whether in a team or solo Must fill in an entry form. Without a signed form agreeing to the waiver you will not be issued a chip and may not start.
  • Online Entries close 11:59pm Saturday 12th October 2013
  • Late entries accepted on race day up to 30 minutes before the start of your event with a fee of $5.00/person per event. Cash only accepted for entries on race day
  • No refund if unable to compete on the day including any circumstances uncontrollable by race director
  • This is a fundraising event solely to raise funds for our favourite charity
  • Race Director – Geoff Williams Ph/Fax 07 5497 0309 Mob 0412 789741.
  • OR Mail to Queensland Ultra Runners Club 87 MacGinley Rd, Upper Caboolture Q 4510
  • OR Direct Deposit – Heritage Building Society BSB 638 070 Account No 006802389 – place a name after the deposit
  • Please assist catering for food & trophies by registering early





3 Responses to 2013 Bribie Beach Bash Event Information

  • In mourning says:

    A RUNNER DIED as a result of this race. He never reached the finish line, yet nobody noticed. Check points??
    How did the officials not even notice that a registered participant didn’t finish??
    THIS SHOULD NOT HAVE HAPPENED. We can’t bring him back.

  • Admin says:

    There is a coronial inquest into the circumstances surrounding the incident and no comments can be made about it until that is complete. However there were first aid officers on the course and water at 9 different checkpoints along the course as advised to all entrants in the pre race briefing and on the website.

Next Event Details

The next event is the 2018 Dusk To Dawn to be held on 10th February 20187.

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Last Event Details

The last event was the 2017 Bribie Beach Bash held on 29th October 2017.


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