Family Bundles and Group Specials Still Available Below

When and Where?

When: Saturday May 4, 2019
Where: Yarra Park, right next to the MCG > Google Map

Your bib details and wave start time

To avoid congestion on the course, we are sending everyone out in waves of 300 at a time. Each participant will be issued their bib details via email. This email will need to be presented at the event registration tent in Yarra Park to collect your event kit (times below). Please take note of your bib colour and Star Wars character which will match up to your wave start time.

Please note: If you have purchased multiple tickets using one email (Family & Group Bundles) please email us and we will send you the bib details for your group separately. Click here to email us now.

VIP Upgrade

If you purchased a VIP upgrade, you will also receive your bib details on Thursday afternoon via email, however your event kits will be waiting for you in the VIP marquee inside the event village on Saturday 4th May. VIP’s will be given early access to the event village at 4.30pm to have exclusive access to Star Wars characters before gates open at 5pm.

Cosplay and prop rules

If you are coming dressed as you favourite Star Wars character, this is fantastic. However all we ask is that you follow a simple set of cosplay rules to make sure everyone is safe and has an amazing time. Please click below to view these rules before you arrive to the event. Please click here to view the rules.

Key Times:

Thursday 2 May
Receive bib details via email (keep an eye out for this)
Friday 3 May
Bib collection Yarra Park: 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Note: This is an option for those who can’t make it early on Saturday
Saturday 4 May
Bib collection: Midday to 7:00pm
VIP Entry: 4:30pm
Gates open: 5:00pm

Stage Activity
Broz and The General: 5:00pm
Trey-V: 6:00pm
Mashd N Kutcher: 6.45pm
After Party DJs: From 9:00pm

Wave timings
Start / First Wave: 7:30pm
Last Wave: 8:15pm
Venue Close: 10:30pm

Course Activity
Start: 7:30pm: Sent off by Bib group, which you’ll receive at bib collection – Those that nominated as ‘Runners’ are sent off first, followed by ‘Joggers’ and ‘Walkers’ (note all participants are able to go at their preferred pace despite start wave). Last Wave will depart start line by 8:15pm.

Bib Collection

Bib Collection will be located at Yarra Park North (Near Gate 3 MCG – Parkland closest to Jolimont Station & Opposite 128 Wellington Parade, East Melbourne). Please ensure you have a copy of your Eventbrite ticket either printed or on your phone along with your Bib Number to collect your bib. *Please note that you can collect on behalf of other people if you have their bib number.

Parking and Public Transport

Limited parking will be available at Yarra Park and we strongly recommend using Public Transport to reach the event.
The event village is a short walk from Richmond train station. Given the limited parking available, we strongly recommend you plan your journey with PTV’s Journey Planner > Click here to plan now

Bag Drop

There will be a fenced off area managed by volunteers for any large bags. Your race number will be written on a tag which will be attached to your bag. We strongly recommend that no valuables are left in this area and you name all your belongings.


You will be sent off by bib group, received at bib collection. Please take note of your bib colour and Star Wars character which will match up to your wave start time. Those that nominated as ‘Runners’ will be sent off first at 7:30pm. This will then be followed by ‘Joggers’ and ‘Walkers’ (note all participants are able to go at their preferred pace despite start wave) the last wave will depart Start Line by 8:15pm.

Course Information

  • Public Toilets will be available near Zone 3 of the 5km course.
  • Be sure to keep yourself warm whilst on course and that your bib is visible at all times.
  • Please ensure that there is no rubbish left on course.

Event Price Guide

Ticket Type Price
Pre-Sale +VIP Experiences
Early Bird
Standard Adult – Ends 12th April $75*
Standard Child (9 yrs & under) – Ends 12th April $30*
Last Minute $85*
Spectator Ticket (Event venue only) $20*
Last Minute Child (9 yrs & under) $37.50*

*Plus additional service fee

Special Bundles Price
Family Bundle – 2 adults, 2 kids (9 & under): usually $245*
Group Special – 4+ at once: usually $340*

*Plus additional service fee

What’s included in entry

  • Limited edition Star Wars Neon Run Event Bib
  • Access to all five Star Wars inspired zones
  • Limited edition finishers medal
  • Access to after party

Minimum Age?

As this is an event for the whole family, we are happy to announce we have opened up entires to all ages. We  have a special family package which give 2 adults and 2/3 kids (9 & under) a 20% discount.

Enter in a group and save $15 each

Grab your co-pilots and join the Star Wars Neon Run as a group of 4 or more and you’ll all be rewarded! Make the jump into hyperspace, spread the word and put together your crew for what will be the most out this world fun run you’ll ever do – May the 4th be with you.


VIP Experience

There are still a limited amount of VIP Experiences available, however because we have now placed our apparel order the addition of the limited edition t-shirt in this package is subject to size availability.

Please note, you must hold a Single Entry Ticket to use in conjunction with your VIP upgrade.

May the 4th be with you.

  • Official Star Wars Neon Run limited edition event T-shirt (subject to size availability)
  • Personalised bibs for VIPs only (choose your own name)
  • Private VIP section in the event village with private bag drop area, private toilets and VIP bar. To be positioned at the front-of-stage area for best views of after party entertainment.
  • Secret location VIP event pack collections before the event to avoid the queues (to be released closer to event day). Secret location to include exclusive Star Wars Neon Run VIP experience
  • First wave of participants onto the course before everyone else

Proudly Supporting Homelessness in Melbourne

Upon ticket purchase, participants will have the opportunity to give back to Star Wars Neon Run’s official charity partner, Magpie Nest, and create a personal fundraising page to raise much-needed funds for people experiencing homelessness in Melbourne.

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