What is the COVID policy?

We operate under an SA Health approved COVID-safe plan including relevant protocols and restrictions. We encourage runners and spectators to be vaccinated, however this is not mandatory.  

What is the Cancellation policy?

The decision to cancel the Kangaroo Island Marathon Running Festival will be made by the Race Director in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer.  The cancellation policy makes reference to inclement weather conditions, defined by air temperatures below 2°C or above 35°C and wind speeds in excess of 100km/hour. Please note the event will not be cancelled if ferry services cannot operate in the days prior to the event date.  

What is the Refund policy?

Our registrations are non-refundable but fully transferable. Runners have the option to transfer their registration to a friend or family member, or to a future event. You must communicate your intention to transfer in writing prior to the event date. 

What time does the race start?

The start time for all race distances is 7:30am sharp. 

What is the cut-off time?

Flinders Chase National Park will re-open to the general public from 2:30pm.  The cut-off time is 7 hours.    

What do you serve at the drink stations?

We serve water and electrolyte (powerade) at all drink stations. 

What is the distance gap between drink stations?

There are four drink stations on the course route which are accessible in both directions, and they are approximately 6km apart. 

Where can I park my car?

Vehicles can be parked on the road verge of West End Highway outside the Flinders Chase National Park entrance. Runners and spectators can access the start/finish line area via a complimentary return bus shuttle service that operates throughout the event.  

Can I find toilets on the course?

Runners can access toilets at the start-finish line, bunker hill lookout in the middle of the course, and at both the Remarkable Rocks and Cape de Couedic lighthouse.