2018 Royal Run for Research


6.30am Late registrations and race number collection opens
7.30am Late registrations and race number collection closes
7.45am Race warm-up
8.00am Run/walk commences
8.30am Breakfast begins (free for race participants)
9.00am Official presentations


Start and finish at Kurilpa Point Park (Montague Road, West End). The course covers Southbank, Goodwill Bridge, Bicentennial Bikeway (via QUT) and the Go Between Bridge. Click here for course map.

Event Categories

8km – Run
6km – Walk

Age Categories (8km Run only)

A – Open Male
B – Open Female
C – Under 16 Male
D – Under 16 Female
E – Over 40 Male
F – Over 40 Female

Entry Fees

$30 – Individuals (10% discount for groups of 4 or more registering at once)
$70 – Family of 4 people (minimum of 2 children under 16 years)


Pre-registrations close at 5pm on Thursday 4 October. If you choose not to pre-register, you can also register on the morning of the Royal Run between 6.30am and 7.30am.


A free breakfast will be available for all Royal Run/Walk participants.

Race Numbers

No race numbers will be sent out prior to the event.  Race numbers must be collected by all participants on the morning of the Run/Walk between 6.30am and 7.30am.

Bag Minding

A bag minding area will be set up near the start/finish line for participants to leave their belongings. A gold coin donation will be charged for this service. Royal Run for Research organisers, however, will not take any responsibility for any damage or theft of these items while in the bag minding area.


Street Parking is generally available on Montague Road and Hope Street. Off-street paid parking is also available at the GoMA and Museum Precinct accessible from Grey Street (via Stanley Place).


For more information about the 2018 Royal Run for Research, please call RBWH Foundation on 07 3646 7588 or email info@rbwhfoundation.com.au