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Queen Street Run

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Project Information

The Queen Street Run is a fun run through an obstacle course of Queen Street’s arcades, alleyways, fire escapes and shopfronts. The race, which is led by artist Matthew Prest, will be run by a number of teams each representing a local Queen St business. 

Similar to orienteering, each team is given a map of the area with a number of checkpoints that have to be found in order to complete the race. 

The race aims to create a simple, fun and accessible physical event that subverts the conventional thoroughfares and public uses of the commercial architecture that make up Queen Street. 

Interested participants can register here for free.  The race will be approximately 3 km in length and participants should feel comfortable jogging that distance.  Children under 12 must run with an adult.

The Queen Street Run is part of Swarm: Collective Actions on Queen, a live art event that draws artists and audiences into the architectural fabric of Queen Street. Situating five artistic projects in the historic town centre of Campbelltown, Swarm teases out questions about individual agency within public spaces, the impact of collective actions, and the role of the artist within a (re)vision of a city’s development.

Risk Warning:

Participating in The Queen Street Run has certain risks associated with it, especially if the participant is trying to navigate unfamiliar spaces and buildings, or if the weather conditions are particularly adverse. Along with the usual risks of orienteering, such as the possibility of missing ones footing, stumbling, or suffering from muscular or other damage to legs and feet, participants may suffer from exertion or from loss of direction.

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    Your details

    Team member request

    You may register as an individual and race organisers will place you on a team with other individuals. If you have friends or family who are also entering the race and you would like to be placed on a team with them, please provide their names below (each person must still do a separate registration):

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    I hereby declare that I am in good health and not suffering from any known illness or ailment and agree, as a condition of my entry in The Queen Street Run, for myself, my heirs, executors and administrators to waive all and any claim, right cause of action which I or they might otherwise have arising out of any loss of life or injury, damage or loss whatsoever which I may sustain in or as a consequence of my entry or participation in the said event.

    I agree to abide by the event rules and conditions, follow the safety advice of organisers and I acknowledge that I enter the said AT MY OWN RISK and that Campbelltown Arts Centre, Branch Nebula and Matthew Prest may use photographs obtained of myself for promotional purposes, including the possible provision of images to the media or use in their publications and/or website/online presence.

    > This entry form is not valid until the waiver/declaration is agreed to * (required)

    I certify that I am the parent or guardian of the entrant who is under 16 years of age.

    > I have read the risk warning above and the entrant has my consent to participate in the event in accordance with the declaration above.
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