Categories and Prizes

ENTRY CATEGORIES

The following categories will be recognised as part of the 2017 Surf Coast Century with categories being determined by your age on race day, Saturday 9th September 2017:

Individuals: (100km)

  • Under 20yrs Male and Female
  • 20-39yrs Male and Female
  • 40-49yrs Male and Female
  • 50-59yrs Male and Female
  • 60+yrs Male and Female

Individuals: (50km)

  • Under 20yrs Male and Female
  • 20-39yrs Male and Female
  • 40-49yrs Male and Female
  • 50-59yrs Male and Female
  • 60+yrs Male and Female

Relay teams of 2: (100km)

  • Male
  • Mixed
  • Female

Relay teams of up to 4: (100km)

  • Male
  • Mixed
  • Female

Corporate Cup - 2 categories will be recognised - more details here

  • 100km Relay Team of 4 (all employees from the one organisation)
  • Kilometre Kings (the total number of K's run by emplyees of the one organisation)

There are no relay teams for the 50km event.

Kids Run 1.9km

  • No categories because there are no results. It is a run not a race!

 

PRIZES AND AWARDS

Overall Individuals 100km (irrespective of age):

1st male / female:

  • $1,000 cash each
  • 1st place will also get their name on the magnificent perpetual (separate male and female) trophy
  • Entry, 2 nights accommodation and airport transfers to the Ultra Trail New Caledonia race held in June 2018 in New Caledonia. (More details below)

2nd male / female: will receive a trophy/medal and prize pack

3rd male / female: will receive a trophy/medal and prize pack.

 
Individual Age Category

1st, 2nd and 3rd in each individual age category (as above) for the 100km and the 50km will receive a medal.

Relay teams of 2: (100KM)

A Medal/Trophy will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd in each Team of 2 category.

Relay teams of 4: (100KM)

A Medal/Trophy and product prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd in each Team of 4 category.

Corporate Cup

A ginormous trophy will be presented to the winning businesses that is worthy of a annual placement on the reception desk and bragging rights for a year(!)

Additional prizes may be added pending sponsors appointed to the event.

Other finishers:

  • Individual finishers who complete the 100km course in less than 12hrs will receive an engraved 1lt beer stein in recognition of their accomplishment.
  • Individual finishers who complete the 100km course in a time between 12hrs and 16hrs will receive an engraved 700ml beer stein in recognition of their accomplishment.
  • All finishers who complete the 100km course will receive a finishers medal.


Individuals (50km) (irrespective of age/category)

1st, 2nd and 3rd in each individual age category (as above) for the 50km will receive a medal.

All other individual finishers who complete the 50km course will receive a finishers medal.

Additional prizes may be added pending sponsors appointed to the event.

Kids Run

No awards as this is a RUN, not a race. Plenty of SPOT PRIZES though!

 

Ultra Trail New Caledonia

The Ultra Trail New Caledonia (formally called Trail Des Cagous) is a trail running festival held annually in May - June in the Parc de la Riviere Bleue in New Caledonia, about 1 hours drive from Noumea. The premier race is held over a challenging 107km course that includes 3650m of climbing and attracts the best runners from the region.

The first outright individual male and female runners from the Surf Coast Century will receive:

  • Free entry into the 107km Ultra Trail New Caledonia race
  • 3 nights accommodation and friendly pre/post race support by the locals
  • Transfers between the airport and the hotel

Visit the event website for more details (in French!) or speak to Sam Maffett in the Rapid Ascent office (03 5261 5511) who went and competed in 2013 or watch his video from the event here.
 

The Concrete Shoe

Francesco Ciancio, Shona Stephenson, Brendan Davies, Andy Turner and Stuart Hughes are the names that have been etched into the Concrete Shoe trophy up until now. But who will raise the Concrete Shoe trophy this year? 

The prestigious Concrete Shoe trophy

The prestigious Concrete Shoe trophy will be presented to the runner who completes the 100km solo on Saturday and the Trail Running Series 23km long course event on Sunday in the fastest combined time!

Anyone who attempts the double should be applauded so we are offering any 100km solo runner entry to the Trail Series long course for the nominal amount of $5 only. Just show your 100km race plate at the Trail Series registration on Sunday morning, fill out a paper entry form and we will enter you into the long course event. 

 

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