Prizes & Awards

A presentation ceremony will be held approximately 9.00-9.30am. We encourage attendance with random prize giveaways – anyone can be a prize winner!

Finisher Medals

We believe after giving your best effort up that last hill you deserves a medal!

We listened to your feedback and all finishers are champions this year, and receive a custom designed 39th DE CASTELLA RUN FINISHER’S MEDAL! 

* Medals can take an Itab plaque to record your time on your medal –  additional $12 fee applies. Itabs will be sent by mail post event.

Finisher Certificate

All finishers will be able to download a commemorative finisher’s certificate displaying their finishing time.

Display it proudly and let it remind you of the effort it took to get up and over that last hill!
Certificates can be downloaded from our websites RESULTS PAGE via Tomato Timing by simply entering your race bib or name and Click on the small pdf icon.

You will also be emailed post event by SuperSport Images with a link to your personal photo taken on course. Additional fee applies.

All Finishers Giveaways Chute

Every finisher will be able to choose from an array of complimentary giveaways thanks to our loyal event supporters and sponsors – fruit, tasty snack bars, sports drinks, trial sample products and discount vouchers to name a few.

5KM, 10KM, 15KM Male/Female Outright Place Getters 

Presented on the day.

1st Place Prizes and Awards

de Castella Run Winners Medallion

Major Prize Pack: Runners World Store E KEW $200 Gift Of Choice Voucher; On Running Shoe Voucher (average retail value $250), Rundies Undies, Jean Paul’s Vineyard Shiraz (RRP $45), 60min REMED Massage Voucher (Value $101.50), Steigen Socks, Safelace – Total Value $630

VISION Personal Training 5KM – 1st place M/F additional to above wins:  4 weeks of 2 x one on one Personal Training sessions designed around your goals, a Body Composition Scan (BioScan), Group Training sessions and access to the studio at Hawthorn, Templestowe, Surrey Hills or Ivanhoe studios ($600 value + Prize Pack $630= $1,230)

2nd Place Prizes & Awards

de Castella Run 2nd Place Medallion

2nd Place Prize Pack: Runners World Store E KEW $200 Gift of Choice Voucher; On Running Comfort-T RRP $79.95, Steigen Socks, Safelace – Total Value $300

VISION Personal Training 5KM – 2nd place in addition to above wins:  2 weeks of 2 x one on one Personal Training sessions designed around your goals, a Body Composition Scan (BioScan), Group Training sessions and access to the studio at Hawthorn, Templestowe, Surrey Hills or Ivanhoe studios ($320 value + Prize Pack = $640 Value)

3rd Place Prizes and Awards

de Castella Run 3rd Place Medallion

3rd Place Prize Pack: Runners World Store E KEW $200 Gift of Choice Voucher; On Running Event Bag, Steigen Socks, Safelace (Value $50) – Total Value $250

VISION Personal Training 5KM – In addition to above 3rd place receives : 1 week of 2 x one on one Personal Training sessions designed around your goals, a Body Composition Scan (BioScan), Group Training sessions and access to the studio at Hawthorn, Templestowe, Surrey Hills or Ivanhoe studios ($180 value + Prize Pack = $430 Value)

Age Group Place Getters

Presented on the day.

The 1st, 2nd and 3rd placed male and female in each age category (below) in each race distance will receive a de Castella Run Medallion. 

  • Youth – Under 15
  • Junior – 15 years to 17 years
  • Adult – 18 years to 39 years
  • Super Adult – 40 years to 49 years
  • Master – 50 years to 59 years
  • Grand Master – 60 years and over
  • Super Grand Master – 70 years and over

Age category winners will receive their medals on the day if possible, otherwise by mail.
Age categories will be determined by age on the day of the event.

TEAM AWARDS & PRIZES

SCHOOL TEAM TROPHY & PRIZE

Presented on the day, this year Kay & Burton, Hawthorn have kindly donated a SCHOOL’S TEAM TROPHY award to the winning male and female schools team in the Vision Personal Training 5KM Event. Winning team times are based upon the sum of the times for the first 3 school student U19 team members (each will win a $100 2XU Voucher). There are no 2nd or 3rd team placings in this event. 

SCHOOL PRIZE: In addition, the school team that has the largest team across all distances male and female entrants will win a 20% discount on entry fees in the following year’s DE CASTELLA RUN. 

LARGEST OVERALL TEAM – A Participation Award

To be announced on the day – prize $300 Sub4 Team Wear Discount Voucher

5KM, 10KM, 15KM Male/Female TEAM AWARDS

Winning Teams will be announced on the website post event and will not be presented on the day.

Team time results will be based upon the sum of the first 3 team members times in the Male/Female category of each race distance (5/10/15km).

Medallions will be posted in the two weeks post event to the Team Managers. 

There are no 2nd or 3rd team placing awards. 

Lots of Spot Prizes to be Won!

Every year we have amazing supporter donations. Anyone with a BIB number can win from a large pool of exciting Spot Prizes randomly drawn through out the Stage Presentation Ceremony 9-9.30am. 

Spot prizes include: Runners World E Kew $200 Voucher; Restaurant Vouchers; Massage Vouchers; On Running Shoe Voucher (Value $250); Running Apparel, Bob Stewarts Vouchers, Tim’s Bookshop Vouchers, Local Cafe Vouchers, and many, many more…

Please note: runners must be present to claim their prize or another number will be drawn.