The run course  
  • carries official AIMS/IAAF certification
  • carries IAU Bronze label no. 6a

The run course is flat and traffic free
Aid stations are located every 3.0+ km
The event is a qualifier for the World championships
World all time world rankings male and female to 2012 World year by year rankings up to date Australian rankings 2014-15-16-17 Australian Men's All time Rankings to 18 October 2017. Australian Women's All time Rankings to 18 October 2017.

Although the event caters for the faster runners, it also caters for those who can jog/walk the full 100 kms in a time of 14 hours or less