Where is the start-finish line?

The start-finish line is located at the park entrance of Flinders Chase National Park on the corner of West End Highway and South Coast Road.  

Can I change race distance?

Requests to change race distances will be accepted on or before 1 August 2024. 

Where can I find my live race results?

The official timing services are managed by Event Strategies Management and can be found here

Can I buy merchandise?

The official 10th Anniversary merchandise range is only available from our online shop which can be found here. The shop will remain open until 15 September 2024. 

No physical stock will be available on race day. 

Where can I collect my race bib?

Race bib collection is available to South Australian-based runners between 20 August and 2 September at the Lululemon Adelaide CBD store in Rundle Mall. 

Race bibs can also be collected on Saturday 7 September (the day before the event) between 9am - 1pm from the Ozone Hotel on Kangaroo Island.

Race bibs will be available on Sunday 8 September (race day) from 6am at the registration desk/tent located next to the start-finish line at Flinders Chase National Park.

Do runners receive discounted ferry transfers?

Yes, registered runners can access 10% off ferry transfers with Sealink. Please quote the promo code 'RUNKI24' when you make your booking. 

Can you recommend any accommodation?

We recommend the Ozone Hotel in Kingscote; a historic hotel featuring a range of accommodation from family rooms to heritage standard, executive sea views, or self-contained apartments and penthouses. The Ozone is the official 'race village' and HQ for the Kangaroo Island Marathon event.

Where can I park my car?

Vehicles can be parked on the road verge of West End Highway outside the main entrance to Flinders Chase National Park. Park rangers will direct you to a car-park upon arrival. 

Parking is located within walking distance of the start-finish line. 

Can my family and friends watch me run?

Spectators are not allowed on the race course route however they are welcome to cheer runners over the finish line. 

The new visitors information centre is now open and is located within walking distance of the start-finish line. More information can be found here.  

What time does my race start?

The marathon starts at 7:30am. 

The half marathon starts at 8:00pm, however runners should report no later than 7:00am noting buses will depart at 7:15am sharp. The buses will transport half marathon runners to the Remarkable Rocks which acts as the start line for the half marathon. 

The 10KM starts at 8:30am. 

How many drink stations are available to runners?

4 drink stations are available to runners travelling in both directions (equivalent to 8 stations for marathon runners).

Each station serves water and Powerade, and are supported by local sports clubs/community groups. 

Can I find toilets on the course?

Runners can access toilets at the start-finish line and at the Remarkable Rocks. 

What is the cut-off time for the marathon?

The marathon starts at 7:30am and the park must re-open to the general public from 2:30pm. 

The cut-off time is 7 hours.

What is the cancellation policy?

The decision to cancel the event will be made by the Race Director in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer.  The cancellation policy is based on 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 100% 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.