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Dolphin Run 2021

February 14 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

The Dolphin run is an out-and-back course on the Esplanade at Semaphore, along the Coast Park. It’s a great way to start the running year for the whole family! And you really might see dolphins!

  • Finisher Medal
  • Electronic Timing & Certificate
  • Age Category Awards
  • Drink stations
  • Finish Line / Post Event Experience
  • Event photography for purchase


8:00am: 10km START
8:10am: 5km START
9:00am: Winners presentations
9:15am: Kids run (immediately after presentations to winners)
9:30am: Age Category Awards
10.10 : Course closure

Late Entry and Bib Pickup times
Friday 1200-6pm : SARRC Office 467 Morphett St Adelaide (South Terrace end)
Saturday 9:00 am to 12:00am : same location
Sunday (Race Day) from 6:30am

To assist with COVID safety please pick up your bib before race day if possible. If you have your bib prior to race day please arrive close to your trickle start time.


ENTER NOW  Late Entry in person still possible Friday and Saturday at SARRC.



ENTRANTS HANDBOOK for 2021 can be downloaded here


SARRC’s Covid Management Plan for the Dolphin Run requires all participants to maximise social distancing. This impacts how you will start, how your time will be recorded and how placings will be calculated. Essentially your event will become a time trial where your own precise start and finish times will determine your overall time and all resultant placings. Starters in all events will be given a “Trickle” or “Wave” start time (WST) in advance so they can arrive and start with minimal waiting. Details:


  • Check your entry details from Friday 12 February using this online results link: https://tinyurl.com/21DOLPHIN
  • The same details will be displayed on boards when you collect your bib
  • The bib has an electronic timing tag on the back linked to you and the race you have entered, so you cannot use someone else’s bib
  • Notify officials at bib pick-up if any of your entry information needs changing eg you are changing races
  • Note your WST and write it on your bib using a waterproof marker so it stands out. These times represent time of day.
  • You can also write your name on your bib if you wish


  • Attach the bib at WAIST HEIGHT (NOT chest!) to the OUTSIDE FRONT of whatever you will be wearing. Do not bend or fold the tag or tamper with it.
  • Please arrive with only enough time to prepare for your start, so 30 minutes or less beforehand
  • The start and finish lines are at the same location on Malcolm Reserve, and will be marked by an inflatable arch with 3 start chutes extending under it.
  • You will enter one of the 3 start chutes from the east end, and in order according to the WST on your bib. Please help officials by checking bibs around you and letting those with an earlier WST go first.
  • Once in the start chutes, stand in the middle to keep 1.5m distance from others and level with the crowd control barrier joins
  • When you reach the front, you will be started three at a time, approximately 10 seconds after the previous wave & 5-10m from the start timing mat. Your actual start time will be when you run across the mat.
  • Nothing can cover or be lower than your bib eg your hands as you operate a watch, a nutrition belt, clothing or anything else. All of these can be HIGHER than the bib.
  • All finishers will cross the timing mats under the arch and exit the finish chute to the left.
  • You must notify Timing Officials at the finish line:
    • if you cut the course short (for example by taking a shortcut), as we may inadvertently think you have won the race.
    • if you lose your race number bib during the race
    • if you pull out of your race before finishing (you can also text 0411495635).
  • Please check the event website (https://sarrc.org.au/event/dolphin-run-2021) for times of any award presentations, otherwise you should leave as soon as possible after finishing
  • Remember to check your results online where you can send provisional results and placings to your friends on social media.


  • After finish line video has been uploaded, re-visit the results page to get a link to your finish moment.
  • All results will be “Provisional” until 6pm Wednesday after the event, after which they will be “Final”. Queries must be emailed to timing@eventstrategies.com.au before this time.You can then download your Official Results Certificate.
  • All your previous SARRC event results and certificates since 2010 are also available at the SARRC Results page.


Photos will be available for purchase after the event from our friends at GeoSnapShot. Follow this link to view photos.

Special offer: Participants will receive 20% off when they buy three or more photos within three weeks of the event.

Note: We have capped entries to the event. When the cap is reached, online entries will close. Late entries will still be available at Bib Pickup and on Race Day, however race entry will not include a race medal. Best get your entry in sooner than later.


Fee Type
Super Early Bird
until 1159PM 2020-12-13
Early Bird
until 1159PM 2021-01-10
until 1159PM 2021-02-10
SARRC Member-5.00km $22.40 $27.20 $32.00
General-5.00km $28.00 $34.00 $40.00
Youth (12-17yrs)-5.00km $22.40 $27.20 $32.00
Under 12 (5-11yrs)-5.00km $16.80 $20.40 $24.00
SARRC Member-10.00km $33.60 $40.80 $48.00
General-10.00km $42.00 $51.00 $60.00
Youth (12-17yrs)-10.00km $33.60 $40.80 $48.00


NOTE: Members usually get 20% Discount off General Fees on all events CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE!


February 14
8:00 am - 11:00 am
Event Category:


0403 039 307


5KM, 10KM


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