This year as part of our 25th anniversary celebrations we will be holding a limited ticket dinner (200 tickets only) on Saturday 16th November at Wrest Point. Be prepared to be blown away by Australian Running Legends Steve Moneghetti, Andrew Lloyd, Shaun Creighton & Pat Carroll as they share stories about each of their running careers. Time will also be made for a Q&A session and provide a chance to personally meet with these absolute legends of running. Tickets can be purchased as a part of your P2P registration www.pointtopinnacle.com.au
Only 1 week to go! Entries go live at 7.00am on Thursday 1st August for the 25th anniversary edition of the 21.1km Knight Frank Point to Pinnacle and The 10km Hazell Bros Point to Pub. Get your mates involved and be a part of one of Tasmania’s most popular, iconic and challenging events. The 2019 Event Booklet is now available online. www.pointtopinnacle.com.au
The 2018 Point to Pinnacle will be held on Sunday 18th November and the below road closures will be in place
To all our Hazell Bros Point to Pub competitors. This year the Fern Tree Tavern is offering a pre order only breakfast option, (this is being done so they can better cater for interest and have enough fresh food available on race day. You can order here for $20 https://www.ferntreetavern.com.au/shop
Options include Carnivore Prosciutto, Hard boiled egg, Tomato, Feta Cheese, Cucumber, Olives, Turkish bread, Yoghurt Plus Coffee or Tea
Vegetarian Humus Hard boiled egg Tomato Feta Cheese Cucumber Olives Turkish bread Yoghurt
Plus Coffee or Tea – for vegans we will take out the egg and cheese and put more of everything else in
Also for sale – (no need to pre order) Muffins, Coffee, Tea, Juice, cold drinks, beer, champagne and wine.
Don’t forget all finishers are able to have 1 free beer when they finish at the bar. We will have a DJ playing from race finish until midday or beyond depending on who sticks around at the pub.
Special for all runners. Stay on or come back and see us for lunch or dinner on race day and you can get any main meal for $15 please call Fern Tree Tavern on 6239 1171 to book.
So please start booking your breakfast, lunch or dinner if you are keen. David, Leanne and the team at the Fern Tree Tavern are looking forward to catering for your needs and greeting you on race day
MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT – We are pleased to announce that we are able to release 250 more entry spots for the Hazell Bros Point to Pub. It has been an incedibly busy day, but due to your overwhelming response to the event, we have made arrangements to cater for a new entry capacity of 750. Please share this with anyone that missed out today as there will be no further spots available once we reach our new entry limit of 750 . These additional entries will go live online from 7.30pm tonight.. please go to www.pointtopinnacle.com.au to get registered. Goodluck ? Hazell Bros Group Hazell Bros Concrete Knight Frank Tasmania The Running Edge Wrest Point Hobart Movember Foundation Australia
The Point to Pinnacle will be held on Sunday 18th November 2018
Don’t forget entries go live on August the 1st each year
We cant wait to see you all next year and have some new initiatives and ideas to keep the event moving forward, another exciting year ahead for the P2P
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Live timing and results for the 2017 Knight Frank Point to Pinnacle can be found at https://oztiming.com.au/events/view/537/point-2-pinnacle-2017.
For any timing and results queries please contact OzTiming at email@example.com.
IMPORTANT: Please make sure you still have clothing available to keep you warm in tomorrows Point to Pinnacle. Although it is currently 22 degrees down here at Wrest Point, we have just been to the Pinnacle and it is 10 degrees but an aparent temperature of only 3 degrees due to 40kph winds. It is certainly not warm at the top as of 10am today. Please share this with anyone you know in the race and even though warm weather should prevail tomorrow, be prepared for cooler temps at the Pinnacle
We now know that this Sunday is forecast for a beautiful, clear 28 degrees, making it the second hottest conditions in the events 23 year history. Once above 1000m at the Chalet, no more tree cover will leave you exposed to the direct sun. Interstate competitiors, the Tassie sun bites hard when we get these conditions, so please everyone start pre hydrating, aim for 8 glasses of water / 2L and or Electrolyte drink on saturday. Make sure you apply sunscreen before you arrive at the startline, wear a hat. If you are sending a gear bag to the finish on one of the gear bag buses, pack a light weight long sleeve top to keep the sun off and pack an extra bottle of water. We will have extra water available at the start area, 6 drink stations on course and Gatorade at the last 3 plus a 600ml bottle of Hartz Water at the Finish Line. There is extensive medical coverage provided by St Johns and The SES. We hope you enjoy your day but turn up prepared for a hot race on Sunday
POINT TO PINNACLE ROAD CLOSURE INFORMATION
Sandy Bay Road from Nelson Road to top of Byron Street – traffic disruption to north bound traffic between 7am – 7.30am and then 8am – 8.30am
Davey Street from Byron Street to the Southern Outlet – 2 right hand lanes closed until 8.45am, will cause traffic disruption for vehicles wishing to cross Davey Street and traffic exiting the Southern outlet.
Davey Street / Huon Road from Southern Outlet to Summerleas Road will be closed to all traffic until 10.00am.
Pinnacle Road and Pillanger Driver will be closed to all traffic from 7.30am – 11.40am. Local residents will be able to have access to Pillinger Drive from 10.00am.
In the event of inclement weather and the event cannot finish at the summit of Mount Wellington, all participants will remain on Huon Road and will continue through to Longley where the event will conclude at the Longley Hotel. Tasmania Police advise should this route be utilised, then the temporary closing of the following roads will occur:
Huon Road from Pillinger Drive to the Longley Hotel. – 7.30am – 11.40am
Police will be in attendance to manage traffic, and will direct traffic away from the event route.