📣📣Win an entry into the Tailwind Nutrition 3 MARATHONS IN 3 DAYS for 2018

As proud race organiser of the Tailwind Nutrition 3 Marathons in 3 Days, Dynamic Running 👣 is offering you the chance to WIN a guaranteed 2018 race entry, valued at up to $385.00, as well as a gift pack from Tailwind Nutrition.
 
You can pick from:
3 Marathons in 3 Days (13-15 July 2018)
Or one or more of the following:
Marathon 1 (13 15 July 2018)
Marathon 2 (14, 15 July 2018)
Cairns Marathon (15 July 2018)
Kauri Half Marathon (13 July 2018)
16km Lake Morris Race (15 July 2018)
 
To win, you need to do two things:
(2) visit our website and sign up for our newsletter.
 
If you have already done those two things in the past, post a comment on the pinned post on our Facebook page, so we know you are interested in the prize!
 
The aim of this competition is to get the word out about our race, please share this post with your friends, running buddies and family.
 
Entries close at 7.00am on 12 November 2017 and the winner’s name will be drawn after the Clifton Beach Series Race on 12 November 2017. The winner will need to supply us with an address to send out the Tailwind Nutrition gift pack.

Updates for 2018

We are in the process of updating our 3 Marathons in 3 Days website. Please be patient if you find a missing link or outdated information! We are working on it… You can try the menu bar at the top of the page to navigate, if a link does not work. There are a few documents still being updated, so they will be added as soon as it’s ready.

Three marathons over three days

  • 3 Marathons in 3 Days (3M3D) (126.6km), 7-9 July 2017. In its sixth year. 42.2km run over three consecutive days. Each marathon stands alone and you can enter 1, 2 or 3 during the registration process. The cost is the same, regardless of how many marathons you choose to enter. After each marathon you receive a medal and age category ribbon (if applicable). If you choose to do all three marathons, you also receive the coveted 3 Marathons in 3 Days medal!

A few things you need to know!

 

 

Mandatory gear:

  • Race bib to be worn on your front and visible at all times (supplied by event organiser)
  • 2 x Elastoplast or Handy’s heavy crepe bandages (10cmx2.3m) for Marathons 1 and 2. DON’T turn up with anything else, you will not be allowed to compete without the correct gear. Highly recommended for Marathon 3.
  • 1 x whistle
  • 1 x set of maps and course descriptions in zip lock bag (provided by event organiser)
  • A hydration system with a capacity of at least 600mL – more if you are not used to running in the tropics
  • Nutrition to sustain running for each stage of the event

You can buy an ‘Emergency Pack’ that contains 2 compression bandages and a whistle for $30 when you register.
There is a gear check at registration and at selected checkpoints.

Race Kit: There is no race kit to be collected, only a race bib at registration each morning (note there is a different bib for each day).

Bus transport: This is included in your race fee. The bus leaves and returns from Cairns Colonial Club Resort each day. There are no other bus pick up locations. You need to check the list (sent via email) to ensure you have been allocated a seat on the bus!!!!

Start locations: Marathon 1, 7 July, Coondoo Street in Kuranda, adjacent to the Kuranda Visitor Information Center. Marathons 2 and 3, 8 and 9 July, at Cedar Park Rainforest Resort (turn left 1km past Koah Roadhouse off the Kennedy Highway).

Finish locations: Marathon 1 and 2: Cedar Park Rainforest Resort, Koah; Marathon 3: Goomoboora Park, Redlynch Valley, Cairns.

Registration: 6:00-6.15am each morning.

Mandatory race briefing: This is online and must be viewed by all competitors PRIOR to the event. https://youtu.be/vOJCRTQf96U There will only be a brief mention of safety precautions and race conditions each race day. All competitors are expected to have read and understood the race rules, course, etc. A link to the briefing will be provided closer to race day.

Start of Race: 6:30am each day.

 

Terrain: Single track, dirt roads, bitumen, shallow creek crossings. Steep ascent and descent sections.

Well and truely getting sorted for the race now! All too exciting!!!

PAID
Singlets and Shirts -$5,500,
Busses -$3,400,
Advertisig in Runner’s World – $1,700,
Branded Tailwind Nutrition age category ribbons -$600,
Tailor-made ribbons for medals -$400!
 
Sponsors:
Tailwind Nutrition product for use during the event
6 pairs of Altra shoes
 
Donations:
Photocopying of paperwork and maps
 
Prizes donated:
Dinner at Cairns Colonial Club Resort
Studio Pilates vouchers
 
Still need to pay a few other bits and pieces like:
Cedar Park venue hire,
Finishers’ medals,
Trophies,
Pasta Party,
T-shirts,
Traffic control,
Satellite phone hire,
Port-a-loo hire,
Race bibs,
Advertising on the AURA website,
Room hire fees for volunteer briefing,
Food,
Donation to Australian Quoll Conservency and
Petrol/out of pocket expenses for our volunteers!
 
WOW! Anyone got some spare money laying around and want to sponsor or donate something for our race?

Quick, quick. Cut offs are looming

Cut off for pesonalised plate(s) for your medal(s) and a personalised race bib is 9.00pm, 21 June. So if you want those, the time to register will be NOW! https://regonline.activeglobal.com/3M3D2017

LATE FEES kick in at 9pm on 22 June (3M3D) and on 29 June (CM, Kauri Half)

Pasta Party – last chance to pay up for this great event is 29 June. Register here: https://regonline.activeglobal.com/3M3Dparty2017

CUT OFF  is at 9.00pm on 29 June (3M3D) and on 5 July (CM, Kauri Half)

No refunds after 9pm tonight for the 3M3D races

All competitors please note that as per our refund policy registration is not transferable to other people. If the competitor is unable to compete, a request for refund of the registration fee must be submitted to the organiser at least one month prior to race day. A 10% administration fee applies to all refunds.

NO refunds for the 3 Marathons in 3 Days, Cairns Marathon or Kauri Half Marathon after 9.00pm tonight, 7 June 2017

Where is everyone?

Looking for those interested in the Tailwind Nutrition 3 Marathons in 3 Day!!! We also have the Kauri Half Marathon and the Cairns Marathon, so lots of options. Please share the event with your friends and get them to join you.
 
Here is our current list of competitors. I’m getting a bit worried. Don’t know why registrations are so slow this year. Such a great event, one you really want to get to…
 
Proposed bib # Name
3M3D
1 Larry Lawson
2 Lorraine Lawson
3 David Elms (tbc)
4 Jason Ferris
5 Peter Watson
6 Bernie Norris
7 Pamela Williams
8 Mark Dowel
9 Rob Martin
10 Om Beacom-Halliday
11 Phil Copp
12 Simon Thompson
13 Helen McAllister
14 Sharon Waller
15 Nadia Mead
16 Rhonda Zeylmans
17 Chrissy Warman
18 Nikki Paul
19 Andrew Morris
20 Nina Haaland Kristoffersen
21 Philip Stokes
22 Jason Rawlings
23 Pauline Overington
24 Adam Mikic
25 Jayne Bawden
26 Matt Callaghan
27 Mathew Frost
Cairns Marathon
4201 Malcolm Gray
4202 Mel Tuieau
4203 Tegahn Maitland
4204 Timothy Jack
4205 Megan Ponder
4206 Sandra Worle
Kauri Half
2101 Marianne Hutchinson
2102 Loksee Leung
2103 Jodi McGurgan