McLaren Vale Running Festival 2021

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McLaren Vale Running Festival 2021

Held in one of South Australia’s best-kept secrets, and just 45 minutes from the CBD, the half marathon course takes in the Shiraz Trail between McLaren Vale and Willunga, with a loop along the rail trail between McLaren Vale and Seaford. The 10km and 5km courses are a fast dash towards Willunga and back.

These runners have run this race more than once, Maybe you will be joining them? HAVE A LOOK HERE

The McLaren Vale half-marathon course has been measured to AIMS standards.

Half Marathon Course Profile    ENTER HERE

Due to COVID-19 Safe plans the trickle start developed for the 2020 Adelaide Marathon will be used (the Adelaide Start).

  • Finisher Medal for all Events
  • Electronic Timing & Certificate
  • Drink Stations
  • First Aid
  • Water, sports drink and fruit at finish
  • Create your own post-event experience in the beautiful McLaren Vale region
  • Event photography for purchase from GeoSnapShot


Bib Pickup times

  • Friday 15/10: 12pm – 6pm @ SARRC Office, 467 Morphett Street, Adelaide 5000 (South Terrace End)
  • Saturday 16/10:  9am – 1pm @ SARRC Office, 467 Morphett Street, Adelaide 5000 (South Terrace End)

On Race day
0800 Start of 21.1km Half Marathon - trickle waves (Adelaide Start)
0840 Start of 10km - trickle waves (Adelaide Start)
0855 Start of 5km - trickle waves (Adelaide Start)

Online registrations close 11.59pm Wednesday 14 October.

Enter here 

maps are here 



Fee Type
Super Early Bird
until 1159PM
Early Bird
until 1159PM
until 1159PM
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
SARRC Member-21.10km $44.80 $54.40 $64.00
General-21.10km $56.00 $68.00 $80.00
Teenager (15-17yrs)-21.10km $44.80 $54.40 $64.00

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


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McLaren Vale Running Festival 2021

About Us

At the South Australian Road Runners Club (SARRC) it is our vision that everyone has the opportunity to run. We are inclusive and committed to welcoming you. SARRC was originally established in 1980 for people interested in running the Adelaide Marathon. The Adelaide Marathon is still our flagship event and is going strong after 40 years. We have grown from a local running group to the largest running group in South Australia.

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