Information for Sunday 6 July, 2014
Event Day Information Booklet is now available to download. All participants will also be
emailed the booklet to peruse before event day. Below is some "at a
glance" information to help your event day run smoothly.
times begin from 8am event day. New waves will commence every 15 minutes
thereafter until 1:15pm. Please arrive 30-45 minutes prior to your wave time
to allow time for race bib collection, baggage check in etc. However, you do not need to be at the marshalling area until 15 minutes prior to your wave starting.
Where do I go on arrival?
Please head to Light Tower 6 located between Gates 1 and 2 when you arrive. From here you will easily be able to navigate to the registration area (to collect your bib kits), marshalling area and start line.
If you would like to warm up your body before the stomp ahead, a warm up area with some stationary bikes will be located inside Gate 1.
Wave time assembly/ Marshalling area
Please enter the marshalling area no earlier than 15 minutes before your wave time
commences. Your bib number will indicate
to us which wave time you should be in and our MC will be on load speaker to call up each wave time to the marshalling area as required. Listen out for these.
day bib and t-shirt collection
Pre-event bib collection will be available at the Ticketing window nearest the
Hugh Trumble Café located between gates 1 and 2 at the MCG on:
- Thursday 3 July: 3:00pm - 7:00pm
- Friday 4 July: 10:00am - 2:00pm
may also collect on event day from the registration area but be sure to allow
extra time for this. All bib kits and t-shirts must be collected by the
individual participants. Multiple bib collection will only be permitted
with the expressed written consent of the participant(s) who has/have requested
collection of their bib by another individual. This can be done though email, SMS or some other identifying factor which clearly displays the origin of the message to include the participants name. You can speed things up by knowing your bib numbers.
you ordered an Official Stadium Stomp 2XU Technical Running Tee, these will
also be available for collection by the above means. T-shirts are not being
will be a bag compound available if needed within the concourse. Look out
for signage on the day and be sure to collect your race bib first as you'll
need the tag from your bib to place on your bag.
and car parking
Your best bet is public transport to
the MCG. If catching a train your nearest station is Richmond. Yarra Park (adjacent to the MCG) will not be open for car parking as previously planned due to poor ground conditions. Alternative car parking can be found by clicking here and viewing the interactive map.
get to complete half a lap of the ground by walking, running, or crawling
around the MCG boundary line before exiting down the players race. A good
summary of the course can be found by clicking here and
reading about Jeremy's trial Stomp. Please climb with care.
Post event extras
Massage will be available for participants post climb thanks to presenting partner, health.com.au in the Massage Room (located within the players change rooms at the
MCG). Eight massage tables will be available on a first in best dressed
Stomp and 2XU have joined forces to bring you the Official Stadium Stomp 2XU
Technical Running Tee. Stock of these tees will be available for purchase
at the event day expo. Look out for the stand.
family and friends are welcome to wander through the event day Expo located
within the MCG (near bag compound area)
event photographs will be taken by Super Sports Images on the course and at the
finish line. These will be available for purchase post event via their
website (www.supersportimages.com.au). Allow two days post event for these to become available.
The Hugh Trumble cafe near the marshalling area will be open to purchase food and beverages within the MCG or
alternatively head to Hilton on the Park opposite the 'G. Hilton on the Park is offering a special event day breakfast buffet until 11am for participants, family and friends at $22 per person. You'll need to
book in advance for this deal. You can do this here.
Hilton on the Park is Stadium Stomp MCG's Official Accommodation Partner. Ideally located directly opposite the MCG, Hilton on the Park-Melbourne allows easy access to the venue on event morning, especially if you have an early wave time! The hotel will be offering 20% off the best available rate to stomp participants. Click here to access the deal.
will be allowed FREE entry to the MCG (subject to the MCG's entry conditions).
A designated area is assigned for spectators (click here to see