FAQS

Registration

Where will the Cancer Council’s Undies Run be held in 2020?

Just like last year, this year's event will be held at Adelaide Oval and will take part before the Adelaide Strikers V Melbourne Renegades BBL Cricket game on Sunday, 12 January 2020.

What is the difference about Cancer Council's Undies Run in 2020?

This year we have 250 spots available for the run and we have re-introduced teams so that you can run with your family and friends. We've also changed the age limit to anyone over 10 years. Anyone under 18 years must be accompanied by an adult. 

Who can register for Cancer Council’s Undies Run?

Anyone can register to take part in the event, as long as they are aged 10 years (with anyone under 18 years accompanied by an adult), however the event capacity is a maximum of 250 people. Registrations will be offered on a first come, first serve basis so it’s important that you get in quick and register so you don’t miss out.

Is there a registration fee?

There is a registration fee of $40, which covers the cost of your Undies and one free ticket to the Adelaide Strikers V Melbourne Renegades BBL game. There is no minimum fundraising target this year. Just remember that every dollar counts to supporting South Australians impacted by bowel cancer and we are here to help you reach your fundraising goal with tips and tricks along the way.

What undies sizing and style options are available for participants?

Images and sizing for Undies Run undies and tops can be viewed during registration process. Just remember UV radiation levels could be 3 and above at the time of Cancer Council’s Undies Run, so while you're in your undies, please be SunSmart and slop on plenty of sunscreen, slap on a hat, slide on some sunglasses and seek shade when possible.

Can I transfer my entry or obtain a refund?

Entry to the event is non-refundable, but is able to be transferred. As there is a cap on the number of participants who can take part, there is a waitlist for those who miss out. If you cannot make the run, we ask that you let us know as soon as possible so that we can offer your place to someone else or transfer your place to someone else. Please contact Cancer Council SA for more information on 1300 85 85 65.

Fundraising

One year I took part with my family. Can we all sign up again in 2020?

This year we have re-introduced teams which means you are more than welcome to sign up with your family, provided they are all 10 years and over. Anyone under 18 years must be accompanied by an adult. 

One year I joined a team. Can I create a team in 2020?

This year we have re-introduced teams which means you are more than welcome to sign up a team, provided all participants are 10 years and over. Anyone under 18 years must be accompanied by an adult. 

Can I take part if I’m under 18 years of age?

Registrations to this year's event are open to those aged 10 years and over. Anyone under 18 years must be accompanied by an adult. 

Can people who donate to my page get a tax deductible receipt?

Yes. Donations of more than $2 are tax-deductible. Online donations will be automatically receipted to the email address provided when the donation is made. For any offline donations that require a tax deductible receipt, please call Cancer Council SA on 1300 65 65 85 and we will send you the receipt to issue to your donor.

What type of payment do you accept?

Our online fundraising system will accept most major credit cards.

Is your online fundraising system secure?

Yes–our website is hosted by a reputable technology company specialising in the development of online fundraising websites for non-profit and community organisations.

When does registration for the Undies Run close?

Cancer Council’s Undies Run is a capped event with only 250 participants. Once we reach 250 participants, interested runners will be added to a waitlist and will be contacted if a spot becomes available.

Can I donate from overseas?

Absolutely—with online fundraising, there are no geographical limits.

How do I find the link to my personal fundraising page?

Every participant is given a unique website address (URL) for their event. Please check your registration confirmation email for your personal URL or log into your account and select 'My fundraising' where you will see your 'Personal Page URL’. If you have deleted or misplaced your registration email just let us know and we can resend it to you.

I'd like to fundraise online - how do I set up my personal fundraising web page?

Setting up your personal fundraising page is easy.  Once you click Register you'll be prompted through each step of the process which includes setting up you fundraising account. Your Cancer Council Undies Run page can be personalised with your own photos and messages. You can link it to your Facebook and Twitter account, send emails to your friends, even bank your cash donations there. If you have any problems with setting up your fundraising page please contact Cancer Council SA.

                                                                                                                      

You must use your personal fundraising page only for the purposes of raising funds for Cancer Council SA in connection with your participation in the Undies Run.  In using your personal fundraising page (or sharing any link to it) you must:

  • comply with all applicable laws;
  • not infringe the rights of any third party;
  • not include information or content that is false, misleading, deceptive, offensive or inappropriate;
  • not adversely affect the brand of Cancer Council SA, the South Australian Cricket Association (or any of its teams, including, without limitation, the Adelaide Strikers) or Adelaide Oval.

 

If Cancer Council suspects that you not complied with these terms, it may suspend or cancel your personal fundraising page.

What do I do with the money I raise?

There are various ways you can deposit the money you raise:

Online: This is the best way for Cancer Council SA to receive donations. It saves time and valuable resources. If you've received cash donations, you can pay the amount using your own credit card and then reimburse yourself with the cash. You'll still be able to generate receipts for all donors - just make sure you enter all of their details.

To bank funds online, login to your fundraising page and click on make a donation.

  • A donation from a friend or family member (will be receipted)
  • Donation from an event or cash lump sum (no receipt will be issued)

My company wants to contribute, how can they do this?

Many companies like to support their employees’ fundraising efforts by matching the funds they raise—have a chat to your workplace. Alternatively, your workmates can donate individually via your fundraising page.

Can I collect donations offline and pay using my credit card via my fundraising page?

Yes. If some people pay you in cash, you can keep that money and either bank it at the end of your event or pay us using your credit card. In order to give them tax receipts, be sure you enter their name and email address or send in a donation slip with your paperwork.

The Event

What do I get when I register for the Undies Run?

When you register for the Cancer Councils’ Undies Run at Adelaide Oval you will receive confirmation that you are one of the 250 event participants. And be sent your Undies Run kit (top and bottoms, from mid-December onwards). It’s important to wear both of these items on the day in order to gain entry onto the Oval.

Your registration will also include one free bronze ticket to the Adelaide Strikers V Melbourne Renegades BBL cricket ga         me at Adelaide Oval, which will take part after the run. More information about your complimentary ticket will be provided once you have registered. You will also be able to purchase additional tickets for family and friends at this stage if you wish.

If you are purchasing additional tickets on top of your complimentary ticket, you will be able to access tickets via the Ticketek website using your unique code. If you don’t want to purchase additional tickets, your complimentary ticket will be provided on the day of the event when you check in.

Do I have to wear the Undies Run undies on the day?

Yes, all participants will need to wear their Undies Run kit on the day to participate. Please arrive in your undies as there will be no change rooms outside of the oval.

Where do I leave and collect my clothing?

A Cancer Council SA marquee with a bag check will be available on the day of the event using a wrist band ticketing system that will be monitored. Participants are advised not to leave any valuables in their clothing bags and any items placed in the bags are at your own risk. The event organisers will take no responsibility for lost bags or items within bags. As space is limited at this bag check, if you can, please give your bag to a friend or family member who may be attending the game with you.

How will I receive my undies?

Your Undies will be posted to your nominated address from mid-December onwards. 

Who can I contact for more information about the event?

For more information about the event contact Cancer Council SA on 1300 65 65 85 or email events@cancersa.org.au.

When will I receive confirmation of my entry?

Confirmation of my entry will be sent to you via your nominated email address once your registration has been processed. If you don’t receive a confirmation email please contact Cancer Council SA on 1300 65 65 85.

What if I have forgotten my username/password?

If you have forgotten your password, click on the ‘Forgot Password” link and follow the instructions. If you have any questions please contact Cancer Council SA on 1300 65 65 85.

What is the best way to get to Adelaide Oval?

There are a number of parking locations in the streets around Adelaide Oval, however it’s important that you note the time limits on street parking. For a full list of options, please refer to the information on the Adelaide Oval website: https://www.adelaideoval.com.au/getting-here/

Where do I go after the run finishes?

You are welcome to stay and watch the game after the run using your free ticket as a part of your registration. Otherwise, you’re welcome to head off after the run finishes.

Will I be able to stay to watch the cricket after the event?

Yes, everyone who registers to take part in the Undies Run will receive one free ticket to the Adelaide Strikers v Melbourne Renegades BBL game. 

If you wish to purchase additional tickets on top of your complimentary ticket, you will be able to access tickets via the Ticketek website using your unique code. If you don’t want to purchase additional tickets, your complimentary ticket will be provided on the day of the event when you check in.

I’m meeting my family after the run to watch the cricket? Can I sit with them, or do I have to sit in a designated area?

Everyone who takes part in the event will be offered one free ticket to the Adelaide Strikers V Melbourne Renegades BBL game at Adelaide Oval.

If you wish to purchase additional tickets on top of your complimentary ticket, you will be able to access tickets via the Ticketek website using your unique code. If you don’t want to purchase additional tickets, your complimentary ticket will be provided on the day of the event when you check in.

Where do I park my car on event day?

There are a number of parking locations in the streets around Adelaide Oval, however it’s important that you note the time limits on street parking. There is also Wilson Parking at the Adelaide Oval North Car Park and Adelaide Oval East Car Park.

How many laps of the oval can I run?

The Undies Runners will be able to run up to two (2) laps of Adelaide Oval. One lap is approximately 450 metres. Given the time constraints, runners may be asked to exit the oval after one lap if their first lap is not completed within a set time as determibed by grounds staff. 

Do I have to complete the event in a certain time?

We estimate that the Undies Run will take approximately five minutes to complete. Runners may be asked to exit the oval after one lap if their first lap is not completed within a set time as determined by grounds staff.

What if I have registered to take part on the day but cannot attend?

Can’t attend, that’s ok! Please contact Cancer Council SA as soon as possible once you become aware that you are no longer able to attend as there will be a waitlist for this event.

Can I bring my own personal refreshments?

Water will be provided at the event, however personal refreshments whilst participating in the run are not permitted. Please see Adelaide Oval's condition of entry by following the link.

Can I volunteer to help?

Volunteering opportunities will be available on the day, however if you are participating, you will not be able to volunteer on the day due to time constraints. Please contact Cancer Council SA on events@cancersa.org.au for more questions.

Can I bring my pet to the race?

Unfortunately pets are not allowed. However if you require an assistance dog please contact Cancer Council SA.

Who owns the event?

Undies Run is a licenced fundraising event for Cancer Council SA and all the money raised through the event will go towards supporting South Australians impacted by cancer.

I use a wheelchair and want to participate - can I bring someone to assist me?

Any participants using a wheelchair who need to be accompanied by a carer can do so. Complimentary entry will be provided to carers of these entrants. Please contact Cancer Council SA for enquires on 1300 85 85 65.

Do I need a race number?

Entrants will be required to wear the Cancer Council Undies Run merchandise (branded underwear and top) and a wrist band to gain entry onto the track. As this is not a competitive event, we will not be keeping time and therefore race numbers are not required.

Where can I get more information on what will happen on the day?

Details on the event can be found on the website and if you're a participant you will receive email communications leading up to the event.

How do I get to the start venue?

On the day of the event, please report to the Cancer Council SA Marquee, located in the Creswell Gardens, adjacent to the South Gate at Adelaide Oval. At this Marquee we will direct all participants to a designated area which will give you direct access onto the oval at the start of the run. Click here to take a look at our event map and find the Cancer Council Marquee.

Do I need to run the whole distance of the oval?

If you register to take part in the Undies Run you will need to run up to two laps of the oval. If for any reason you injure yourself, or need assistance on the day there will be medical staff available during the event.

When is Cancer Council's Undies Run?

Cancer Council’s Undies Run will be held at approximately 2:05 pm on Sunday 12 January prior to the start of the Adelaide Strikers V Melbourne Renegades game. 

Does the event have a hot weather policy?

As this event is during the summer season it is important that you keep hydrated! Cancer Council may, in its sole discretion, cancel the Undies Run if it considers that it’s too hot for the run to go ahead.  The Cancer Council expects that it would only do so in extreme circumstances.

Can I bring or wear promotional items?

Participants in Cancer Council’s Undies Run must participate in the branded clothing. Any other clothing or personal branding on the body must be deemed appropriate and not in conflict with the messages of the Cancer Council’s Undies Run and its sponsors in order to gain entry to the oval.

Does each participant have to complete the whole circuit?

Yes, all participants registered will be required to run up to two laps of the oval.

Where do I leave and collect my clothing?

A Cancer Council SA marquee will be available on the day of the event using a wrist band ticketing system that will be monitored.  Participants are advised not to leave any valuables in their clothing bags and any items placed in the bags are at your own risk.  The event organisers will take no responsibility for lost bags or items within bags.

What does the money raised go towards?

All the money raised through the event will go towards funding Cancer Council SA’s bowel cancer research, prevention, advocacy and support programs for South Australians impacted by cancer.