Frequently asked questions
Is there supervision for kids along the course?
There are volunteer and paid course marshals - however all children requiring monitoring should be accompanied by a supervising adult as per the waiver terms and conditions.
Where does the race commence and what time does it start?
The race starts between the senior and junior campus on 9b Lewis Street. Runners should enter from Ernest Street. The 5km race starts at 8am and the 2.7km starts at 8.15am.
Can I run in a team?
How do I get one of those Bally Bolt Trucker hats?
They are this season's HOT item. You can order one when you purchase your tickets and they will be available to collect when you pick up your bib. Alternatively you can drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org or purchase one on the day.
Where can I view the courses?
Maps of our 2.7km and 5km courses are available on the 'courses' section of this website.
Are there drinks along the course?
There will be a water station at Tania Park, but runners are encouraged to bring a water bottle as required. There is a water station at the school that can be used prior/after the event and water available is also available from the water fountain at the toilet block at Tania Park.
Can I buy food and drinks after completing the fun run?
Yes, food and drink will be available to buy at the post-race Bally Bolt Fair.
Is there parking near the start line?
There is no parking station. Participants are encouraged to utilise public transport or park in nearby streets. Please avoid parking anywhere on Lewis Street, Abbott Street or Bareena Ave.
What's the refund policy?
No refunds are available. This is a fundraising event.
Are there any booking fees?
Yes. Eventbrite adds a payment process fee to the final amount when you checkout.
How do I collect my bibs and/or trucker hat?
If you register before the Friday 13 March, bibs will be delivered to your classroom where possible.
Friday 15 March from 8.30am - 9.15am and 3pm-4pm outside the school office.
Can I update my registration information?
Yes you can log back into eventbrite and change your details. You can also contact email@example.com if you need any help.
Is my registration fee or ticket transferable?
Yes, online up to one week prior to the event.
Do I have to sign a Waiver Agreement?
Yes, you can view online on the Eventbrite site when you register. You'll need to accept the waiver checkbox when you purchase your ticket. Click here to read the waiver.
I'd like to help out as a volunteer. What can I do?
Thank you! We're very grateful for any support we can get to help make the fun run a success. We need people to help beforehand with things like marketing, preparing the Bally Bolt Fair, handing out bibs on bib-collection days and to school classrooms. On the day we need people to marshal the race, hand out bibs, set up and tidy and lots more. If you'd like to help out in any capacity (every little helps!) please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Who do I contact if I have a question or a comment?
Where can I leave my things when I run?
Is First Aid available?
Will there be people taking pictures and where can I see photos taken during the event?
What happens to the money raised at the Bally Bolt race?
Can I register on the day?
How can I find out my times?
What is your waste/recycling policy?
In line with BHPS efforts to be a sustainable school and run its events sustainably, the Bally Bolt is committed to minimising the environmental impact of its event by practicing the 5 R’s:
Rethink - we will consider all aspects of the event from promotion through to execution and how it can be implemented in a sustainable manner;
Refuse - items that aren’t sustainable like single use plastics or individually packaged items will not be permitted, we will source more sustainable alternatives;
Reduce - we will minimise resource use by renting or borrowing and, where new items must be purchased, prioritising renewable and sustainably sourced items;
Reuse - we will utilise existing items wherever possible, such as furniture, administration bibs etc.;
Recycle - we will ensure waste items can be recycled and will be collected for recycling, while minimising waste to landfill.
We look forward to working with our suppliers, sponsors and other stakeholders to uphold our sustainability goals and ensure a successful event.
I'm a teacher, can I run for free?
You sure can! We really value our teachers, so as a way to say a big 'thank you', please select the 'Teacher Thank You' ticket when you register (you still need to register for both distances).
Will I need a ticket for my pre-school or younger age children?
No. Children in strollers or pre-school age are free (and won't need a bib as long as they are supervised by an adult).