FAQs Frequently asked questions


Sunday, September 8, 2024. 

Your entry fee includes:

  • An official The Sunday Mail Transurban Bridge to Brisbane running tech fabrication T-Shirt
  • Your race number and timing chip
  • A finishers’ medal and certificate
  • Public transport to and from the race
  • The opportunity to race on one of Brisbane’s most unique courses
  • And of course, the opportunity to be a part of Queensland’s largest community fun run


  • Sporting Wheelies Qualification Required
  • Blue Elite Qualification Required: 2023 B2B results or equivalent distance event <40min
  • Red Elite Qualification Required: 2023 B2B results or equivalent distance event <50min
  • Green Run Under 60min
  • Yellow Jog Over 60min
  • Grey Walk Over 60min


  • Purple Elite Qualification required: 2023 B2B results or equivalent distance event <20min
  • Orange Run Under 30min
  • Aqua Jog Under 45min
  • Pink Walk Over 45min


  • For entry into the elite start zones, please provide a race result of an equivalent distance to the event you are entering from the past two years. The race result must be within the timeframe of the zone you are entering. e.g. if your qualifying race result is 43 minutes, you need to enter the Red Elite Zone, not the Blue Elite Zone.

If you entered before postage cut off or have selected to pick up your race number at the Race Office, please contact Help desk to make the change. If you would like to change into a qualifying start zone you will need to provide proof of your time from a previous Bridge to Brisbane or another officially timed event.

If you have already received your race bib in the post, you will need to bring your coloured race number to our Race Office during opening hours so that we can make the change and issue you with a new bib.

Entries close:
Online at www.bridgetobrisbaneday.com.au on Friday, September 6, 2024 at 11:59pm (if not sold out prior) and in person at the Race Office on Saturday, September 7, 2024 at 12:00pm.

If you entered before the postage cut off date of Sunday, August 11, 2024 and selected the postage option in the registration process, your race number will be sent to the valid Australian address you provided on your entry. If you did not select the postage option a entry, you will need to collect your Race Kit from the Race Office during opening hours.


Yes, your entry includes a race number with a disposable timing chip attached. You will be able to view your time online after the event or you can choose to have your time sent to you via SMS when you register for an additional cost.

We are unable to offer refunds to registered participants of the event.

No, due to safety reasons we do not offer a baggage drop service for this event.

If you opted to collect your kit in-person, our Race Office will be open at Sideshow Alley, RNA Showgrounds, Bowen Hills during the following times:

Thursday, September 5 – 8:00am to 6:00pm

Friday, September 6 – 8:00am to 6:00pm

Saturday, September 7 – 8:00am to 2:00pm

Can’t make it to the office in the above times? You can send someone else with your confirmation certificate to collect on your behalf.

If you have any further questions you can reach out to our friendly team at [email protected] or on 1300 55 55 77 to speak about your options.

The 10km Start Line is located at the bottom of the Gateway Bridge, Murarrie

The 5km Start Line is located at Hercules Park, Kingsford Smith Drive

The Finish Line is located on Gregory Terrace, RNA Showgrounds, Bowen Hills


No, for health and safety reasons pets are not allowed on course. Of course, registered guide dogs are always welcome.

We recommend you don’t, as you will need to be able to hear and follow instructions of event personnel and fellow runners.

Yes definitely, prams and strollers are allowed. Children in prams are free but they will not receive a Race Kit or finishers t-shirt. Please note the prams are required to start at the back of their chosen start zone.

No, due to health and safety guidelines, these method of transport are banned from the event.

If you are unable to continue at any point along the course, you should seek assistance from a race marshal who will get help for you as soon as possible. Do not continue if you feel unwell.

Any lost people will be directed to the Information Tent at the Finish Village. We recommend you decide on a meeting spot with your group before the event starts. Parents should write your contact details on the back of your child’s race number to make sure that you can be easily contacted if they are lost.

If you come across another participant who needs medical assistance, please make note of your location and alert your nearest marshal or call our medical command centre or call 000.

Comfortable clothes and sensible shoes for running/walking. Be aware that some fabrics may cause chafing or blisters. An old jumper and/or t-shirt that you are happy to give to charity may be worn for warmth prior to warm up and left at the start line. Otherwise you can store this in your car or with a friend/family member prior to the start of the race if you do not wish to dispose of any clothing. Please note that a baggage drop service will not be available for health and safety reasons. Please ensure you make alternative arrangements.


6:10am Elite Wheelies

6:15am Blue/Red Elite Runners

6:25am Green Runners

6:50am Yellow Joggers

7:15am Grey Walkers


10:00am Purple Elite Runners

10:00am Orange Runners

10:00am Aqua Joggers

10:10am Pink Walkers

Please note: times are subject to change.

Yes, all participants receive FREE public transport on event day until 3pm. All you need to do is show your official 2024 race number on Brisbane Transport buses and QLD Rail Trains. Please note, due to capacity levels City Cat and Ferry services will not be included in the free public transport.


Absolutely, you can fundraise for any charity that is close to your heart. To make fundraising as easy as possible we have teamed up with GoFundraise, who have thousands of charities on their platform. Search for your charity here. If your favorite charity isn’t on the list, you can contact [email protected] who can get in touch with them and have them added as a certified charity.

Easy! If you would like to create or join a team  please contact GoFundraise, from there follow the on-screen prompts.

All fundraising is online this year. You can set up your own fundraising page via the GoFundraise website. Just click here to create a fundraising page. After you have created your page you can share it with your friends and family and start fundraising. When you create your fundraising page please make sure you use the same first name, last name and email address as you did during the registration process.

GoFundraise can help you with any questions you have about your fundraising page. You can contact their support team 7 days a week on 1300 889 272 or at [email protected] . You can also visit the GoFundraise Help Desk which includes ‘how to’ articles and FAQ’s.

The VIP Charity Program is sold out. Our support team would be happy to provide alternative options, please email [email protected]

If your school isn’t listed GoFundraise can easily add your school as a certified charity. Please contact the GoFundraise sales team at [email protected]


Entries to the virtual run close on Saturday 6 September, 2024.

Yes you can update your chosen distance by emailing [email protected]. If you are changing from 4.5k to 10k you will need to call the race office on 1300 55 55 77 to do a manual payment of $10.

No, you will need to complete the race in one continuous attempt.

A virtual race can be run, jogged or walked anywhere, at a location of your own choosing in your local park, on your favourite trail or around your local neighbourhood loop. Please make sure you choose a safe location to run.

If you enter the virtual run after Monday 18 September, 2023, we will still post out your t-shirt, however, we cannot guarantee you will receive it before the event date.

No, this is completely optional.

There are no race bibs for the virtual run.

You can complete unlimited practice runs up until midnight Friday, 13 October.

The START RACE button will appear on the app at 12:01am on Saturday, October 14

You can complete your race at any time or date between Sunday 8 September 2024 0:01 (AEST) to the following Sunday 22 September 2024 23:59(AEST). 


Any participants wishing to compete with an everyday wheelchair must enter into the walker zone (Grey/Pink Walkers).

If you would like to compete in a Race Wheelchair, please enter the Blue Elite start zone and email [email protected] to request to be moved into the Elite Wheelies start zone.

If you have a companion card and require a support worker to complete the event with you, please email [email protected] with a copy of your companion card and we will provide a discount code for your support worker’s free entry. It is essential that everyone who will be on course is registered so we can provide a safe and enjoyable event for everybody.

We encourage everyone to use the free public transport where possible. If you need to be dropped off in a private vehicle or a rideshare the best drop off point for the 10km is at Paringa Road , Murarrie. This is a drop off point only, there is no parking at the 10km start line. For the 4.5km event participants can be dropped off at MacArthur Avenue, Hamilton.


Our Race Office will be open at Building 8, Corner of Alexandria Place and Gregory Terrace, RNA Showgrounds, Bowen Hills in the lead up to Bridge to Brisbane. Check back closer to the race for more details.

Thursday, September 5 – 8:00am to 6:00pm

Friday, September 6 – 8:00am to 6:00pm

Saturday, September 7 – 8:00am to 2:00pm

Can’t make it to the office in the above times? You can send someone else with your confirmation certificate to collect on your behalf.

If you have any further questions you can reach out to our friendly team at [email protected] or on 1300 55 55 77 to speak about your options.


If you have any further questions you can reach out to our friendly team at Contact form above, or on 1300 55 55 77 to speak about your options.


Come join the team and help put on Brisbane’s most iconic fun run!
This year we have the following volunteer roles available.


Help the team distribute the race kits to participants in the days leading up to the event, as well as making any changes
to registration and answering participant queries.


These volunteers are required at both Start Lines and the Finish Village. This role will require you to get an idea of where things are in your area, and help participants with a range of queries, as well as ushering participants in the right direction to help prevent congestion.


These volunteers will help service the corporate catering area in the Finish Village. This will include handing out wristbands to corporate teams and signing in guests, and making sure the area is kept tidy.


Distributing pre-ordered medals to participants after they have finished the event.


Set up a water station at a Start Line, or on course, and hand out water to participants on their run or walk.


Directing participants through
the venue to King St activations
and managing crowd flow in the
finish venue.


Dedicate your race to a charity close to your heart. We were proud to raise more than $1.2 million for over 300 charities in 2023. So come on Queensland, let’s work together to break records in 2024!