The JP Morgan Corporate Challenge will return to Centennial Park on the night of Wednesday 31 October 2018. 10,000 participants are expected for this community 5.6 km running event which takes place on roadways around the Park from 6.30 pm.
Centennial Park will be open to all park users and spectators as normal on event day; however there will be some traffic and access restrictions in place for safety reasons from 1.00 pm.
The Park’s gates will be closed to all public vehicles from 1.00 pm on the day for the event. Public vehicles may remain in the Park, but must leave prior to the event through the Randwick exit gates, which will remain open until 5.00 pm.
In addition, cyclists, horses and rollerbladers will not be permitted to enter the Park after 4.00 pm and must exit by 5.00 pm. There will be no external road closures related to this event.
To facilitate easier patron access and parking in the vicinity the following traffic changes will occur:
From 1.00 pm:
Carrington Drive eastbound from Parkes Drive
Dickens Drive from Parkes Drive eastbound to Grand Drive
Loch Ave from Dickens to Robinson Drive
All vehicle gates in Centennial Park will be open as normal until 1.00 pm.
At 1.00 pm all entry gates will close for the remainder of the day. Only Randwick exit gates will remain open for vehicles remaining in the Park until 5.00 pm.
In addition to road closures, all roads internal to Grand Drive have reserved parking for event supplier vehicles. Public parking is available on all other open roads as normal, however all public vehicles must exit the park by 5.00 pm.
There is no event patron parking inside the Park.
Mobility Pass Holder access
Once the vehicle gates close, only Mobility Pass Holders will have access through checkpoint at Randwick Gates. A Mobility Pass must be produced if requested and entry is permitted until 4.00pm.
Vehicles must exit by 5.00 pm through Randwick exit gates. Any vehicles remaining on site by 5.00 pm lockdown will not be permitted to move until course reopens (approx. 8.30 pm). Vehicles may then exit through Randwick exit gates.
Horse and rider access
The horse track will be closed from Café Corner to Loch Avenue from Sunday 28 October until Friday 2 November.
There will also be some truck deliveries to the Parade Grounds site on Friday 26 October and traffic control will be on site to manage their crossing of the horse track. Horses will have access through Robertson Road Gates as normal, however a full circuit of the Horse Track cannot be completed during this time.
On event day, horses may enter the Park until 4.00 pm and must exit the park by no later than 5.00 pm.
Cyclist and Rollerblader access
May enter the Park until 4.00 pm but must exit by 5.00 pm. Please follow Ranger directions if requested.
FAQs can be viewed or downloaded here.
For event information, how to register and how to get to Centennial Park, please visit the JP Morgan Corporate Challenge here.