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October 19, 2024
Mapleton, Sunshine Coast

The Blackall100 is a qualifying event for the WSER 

(Western States Endurance Run).

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SUNSHINE COAST OFFICIAL DESTINATION PARTNERS

This magnificent trail running ultra takes you across the Blackall Range on the Sunshine Coast hinterland, experiencing vibrant ferny forests, subtropical rainforest, tall eucalypt trees, picturesque waterfalls and quiet hinterland hamlets. With strong ties to the local Indigenous tribe, this unbeatable event is loved as much for its tough terrain as its traditions. Make this the year YOU ring the iconic Blackall Bell as you cross the finish line.

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Interesting fact: The Blackall Range was a gathering place for Indigenous people for thousands of years. Find out more about their Bunya Feasts of dance, song and food.

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ENTRY DETAILS

100km     

Early Bird   1st March - 30th June  $410.00

Standard    1st July - 31st August    $440.00

Late Entry  1st Sept - 8th Oct           $470.00

Price includes: event shirt and finishers memento, as well as free shuttle bus to CP4 & CP6 for your supporters.

50km  

Early Bird    1st March - 30th June   $270.00

Standard        1st July - 31st August      $300.00

Late Entry   1st Sept - 8th Oct            $330.00

Price includes: event shirt and finishers memento, as well as free shuttle bus to CP6 for your supporters.

21km  

Early Bird    1st March - 30th June   $170.00

Standard     1st July - 31st August      $205.00

Late Entry   1st Sept - 8th Oct             $235.00

Price includes: event shirt and finishers memento and the bus from Mapleton to the start line.

REFUNDS

  • Refunds up to July 31st will be subject to 15% admin charge.

  • Refunds limited to 50% of entry fee beyond July 31st.

  • Refunds will not be permissible beyond September 1st.

 

TRANSFERS

  • There are NO transfers to another year.

  • There are NO transfers to other events.

 

  • To transfer your entry to another person, you must send an email to brett@runqueensland.com with your details and CC the person you want to transfer to. Do not exchange any money until you have made contact with brett@runqueensland.com

  • This is the only way you can transfer your entry to another person.

  • A fee of $50 will apply to all transfers (chargeable to the substitute participant).

  • Transfers permissible until 1st October.

Refunds

EVENT LOCATION & SCHEDULE & PARKING

 

Location: The Blackall100 (100k & 50k) starts and finishes at QCCC, 70 Obi Obi Rd, Mapleton.

The Blackall 21km starts at Baroon Pocket Dam and finishes at QCCC. (Buses will take competitors from Mapleton State School to the start area)

Sign-in for all races is at QCCC.

Parking: Please park at the Mapleton Community Hall, 31 Obi Obi Rd, and follow the signs to Blackall100.

Strictly no parking on QCCC grounds.  PARKING MAP

Friday 13th October, 2023

On the front oval at QCCC

  • 3:30 pm – Accommodation open

  • 3:30 pm – 8:00 pm Race sign-in 

  • 6:00pm - Welcome

 

If you do not sign-in before 8.00pm on Friday, you DO NOT RACE the following morning.

Saturday 14th October, 2023

  • 6:00 am - Buses for 21k leave for Baroon Pocket Dam from  Mapleton State School bus bay.

  • 6:00 am - 100km start at QCCC

  • 7:00 am – 50km start at QCCC

  • 7:00 am - 21km start at Baroon Pocket Dam

Sunday 15th October, 2022

  • 9:00am – Presentations

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EVENT SHIRT

 

Everyone who enters the Blackall100 (100km, 50km and 21km) will receive a special edition Blackall100 t-shirt.
When you enter the event, you will be asked to specify your shirt size.
Please use this chart to determine your size.
Note: if you measure different sizes across chest / waist / hips we recommend the chest measure as the most important guide to follow.
Be sure to specify your correct size during race entry as there will be limited opportunity to make size changes or exchanges.
If you enter after 1st September, we can’t guarantee you will receive your specified size, as shirts are pre-ordered.

 

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100KM INFO

All runners must have the Capra app. Installed on their mobile phone. 
The Capra app is free to download. 

This will allow you to find your location in relation to the course, even if no mobile reception is available. 

Click here to get the Capra app.

100KM LEG MAPS

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50KM INFO

All runners must have the Capra app. Installed on their mobile phone. 
The Capra app is free to download. 

This will allow you to find your location in relation to the course, even if no mobile reception is available. 

Click here to get the Capra app.

50KM LEG MAPS

Map & Elevation

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Leg 1 – Start to CP3.

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Leg 2 – CP3 to CP6.

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Leg 3 – CP6 to Finish

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21KM INFO

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PLEASE NOTE: 

The 21km race starts at Baroon Pocket Dam.

There will be no access for vehicles at the start line.

Access to the start is only by charter buses (supplied by Run Qld) leaving from Mapleton State School on Montville Mapleton Road. (next to the BP)

Bus departure is at 6am Saturday morning.

If you miss the bus you  will miss the race.

All runners must have the Capra app. Installed on their mobile phone. 
The Capra app is free to download. 

This will allow you to find your location in relation to the course, even if no mobile reception is available. 

Click here to get the Capra app.

21KM MAP

Map & Elevation

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MANDATORY GEAR

FOR YOUR SAFETY, THE FOLLOWING MANDATORY GEAR MUST BE CARRIED AT ALL TIMES.

There will be random gear checks and any item missing will need to be replaced before you can continue. Time penalties will also apply.


Mandatory Gear – 100km

  • Mobile phone with these numbers for emergency contacts.

    •  Brett Standring ​ 0447 711 232

    • Gavin Jackson     0417 007 960

  • Course Map: All runners must have the Capra app. installed on their mobile phone. This will allow you to find your location in relation to the course, even if no mobile reception is available. 

  • Race Bib - Your allocated bib, must be worn prominently on the front of the body and must be visible at all times.

  • Capacity for at least 1.5 litres of water

  • Hi visibility vest (see rule 16)* Australian Standard AS / NZS 4602–D/N Class –

  • Head lamp or similar

  • Compression bandage

  • Emergency blanket

Mandatory Gear – 50km

  • Mobile phone with these numbers for emergency contacts.

    •  Brett Standring ​ 0447 711 232

    • Gavin Jackson     0417 007 960

  • Course Map: All runners must have the Capra app. installed on their mobile phone. This will allow you to find your location in relation to the course, even if no mobile reception is available. 

  • Race Bib - Your allocated bib, must be worn prominently on the front of the body and must be visible at all times.

  • Capacity for at least 1.5 litres of water

  • Compression bandage

The following mandatory gear must also be carried from 3pm in the 50km event.

  • Hi visibility vest (see rule 14)* Australian Standard AS / NZS 4602–D/N Class –

  • Head lamp or similar

Mandatory Gear – 21km

  • Mobile phone with these numbers for emergency contacts.

    •  Brett Standring ​ 0447 711 232

    • Gavin Jackson     0417 007 960

  • Course Map: All runners must have the Capra app. installed on their mobile phone. This will allow you to find your location in relation to the course, even if no mobile reception is available. 

  • Race Bib - Your allocated bib, must be worn prominently on the front of the body and must be visible at all times.

  • Capacity for at least 1 litre of water

  • Compression bandage

Recommended gear for all races

  • Cup (There are NO cups at checkpoints. Run Queensland have a ‘no cups’ policy and should you require to use one at a checkpoint, you will need to bring your own.)

  • Insect repellent.

  • Bite and sting treatment.

  • Protective clothing (against sun, cold & wet) – may be added to the mandatory list depending on forecasts.

  • Emergency blanket.

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DROP BAGS

Drop bags can be useful for extra food, gels, body lubricant, spare socks, clothing, batteries and spare headlamp etc.

There is a drop bag service for runners without a support crew. Runners may use a mixture of support crew at some checkpoints and the drop bag service at other checkpoints.

One drop bag per runner is permitted for each of the following locations

100km

  • Checkpoint 2 (QCCC – Start/Finish) – 22.5km

  • Checkpoint 3 (Sam Kelly Rd) – 41km

  • Checkpoint 4 (Mapleton Day Use Area) – 64km

  • Checkpoint 5 (Cooloolabin Dam Day Use Area) – 82km

  • Checkpoint 6 (Mapleton Day Use Area 2) 92km 

  • Finish

 If you are using drop bags for CP4 and CP6 please ensure they are separate bags and labelled correctly.

 You cannot use the same drop bag for both CP's. 

50km

  • Checkpoint 2 (QCCC – Start/Finish)

  • Checkpoint 3 (Sam Kelly Rd) – 19km

  • Checkpoint 6 (Mapleton Day Use Area) - 41km

  • Finish

21km

  • No Drop Bags

  • Finish

Checkpoint drop bags must be delivered to the designated drop bag area at registration on the Friday evening between 3.30pm and 8pm. It is the responsibility of the runner to ensure drop bags are placed into the correct area for the checkpoint.

Drop bags must be closable and SOFT (Woolworths/Coles Cool Bag is strongly recommended). Plastic bags/garbage bags and hard plastic boxes will not be accepted. Checkpoint drop bags must be less than 15 litres in volume and less than 2kg in weight. No glass containers to be put in drop bags.

All drop bags must be clearly marked with surname, race number and checkpoint number (CP2, CP3, CP4, CP5, CP6). Write on the drop bag with a permanent marker pen, no paper labels.

All checkpoint drop bags must be in by 8pm on the Friday evening.

When you get to the checkpoint the CP staff will hand you your dropbag. Support crew or spectators cannot collect it for you. 

Drop bags will be returned to the designated drop bag area at QCCC (Start/Finish) and be available to collect from 6am Sunday. It is the responsibility of runners to collect their drop bags. Any drop bags not collected by 2pm Sunday will be disposed of.

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Plastic bags will not be accepted.

This type of bag is acceptable.

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SPECTATORS & CREW

Spectators are most welcome. The event is staged from the QCCC Mapleton. This is the start for the 100km and 50km races, the finish for all three events, as well as checkpoint 2 for the 100k event (22.5k into the race).

Parking for the Blackall100 is at the Mapleton Community Hall 31 Obi Obi Rd. Please follow instructions of the parking attendants.
From here it is a 400m (approx.) walk to the entrance of QCCC, 70 Obi Obi Rd.

Please respect the local residents and do not park across driveways.

There will be live music, a coffee shop and food available near the start/finish area.

 

There is Strictly No Access to Checkpoint 1 at Kondalilla Falls for spectators or crew.

There is Strictly No Access to any part of the 21km course for spectators.  You can only see your runners at the finish.

Spectator & support crew vehicles will NOT be permitted at CP4 & CP6 until after 9:00pm.               

(Competitors could be disqualified if this is not adhered to).

A free shuttle bus service is available for crew and spectators to CP4 & CP6.

More information here:

ACCOMMODATION

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Run Queensland has exclusive use of the Mapleton QCCC, inclusive of all its facilities, over the Blackall100 race weekend. Accommodation covers Friday afternoon through to Sunday morning and includes all meals.

There are a limited number of beds available so we advise to book early.

You can also hire a linen pack when you book your accommodation.

Prices

Single person – $170.00      (large share rooms of 8.)            

4 berth room with ensuite - $750.00  

4 berth room (shared bathroom) - $700.00

7 berth room (shared bathroom) - $1190.00

8 berth room (shared bathroom) - $1360.00

Linen Pack hire (2 sheets, blanket, towel, pillow and pillow case) – $55.00.

If required,  this must be booked with accommodation by 1st October. 

To check out their fabulous facilities and more information http://www.qccc.org.au/discover-mapleton/

Make a booking

SAFETY

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For Everyone’s Health and Safety:

 

If you are experiencing flu or COVID like symptoms before or on Event day, we ask that you please consider everyone’s health, and do not come to the Event.

PRIZES

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100km

1st, 2nd and 3rd male and female will receive a custom made trophy.

First male & female  receive $1000.00

All participants receive a Blackall100 shirt.

All finishers will receive a Blackall Bell.

All finishers will receive a B100 buff,

  • Under 11hrs – Gold

  • Under 14hrs – Silver

  • Under 17hrs –Bronze

  • Under 20hrs – Green

  • Over 20hrs – Red

50km

1st, 2nd and 3rd male and female will receive a custom made trophy.

First male & female  receive $500.00

All participants receive a Blackall100 shirt.

All finishers will receive a Blackall Bell.

 

21km

1st, 2nd and 3rd male and female will receive a custom made trophy.

First male & female  receive $250.00

All participants receive a Blackall100 shirt.

All 21km  finishers will receive a Blackall 21 memento.

 

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We would like to thank our Blackall100 event partners and sponsors

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