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Commonwealth Bank 4km

Course map for the Commonwealth Bank 4km

Taking part in the 4km course can help you feel good in more ways than one. Whether your reason is to have a great time with family and friends, beat your personal best, raise money or to achieve your step goal before lunch - the 4km course can take you there.

Starting point

Corner of Hay St and William St

Finishing point

Gloucester Park, Perth WA

Starting times

First wave at 9am

Points of interest
  • Scenic course along the swan river
  • Fun and exciting entertainment along the course
  • All finishers receive a medal

Categories and times for the Commonwealth Bank 4km

Category Your Pace Typical finishing time Start time Arrive By
Wave A Runners 25mins and under 9.00am 8.15am
Wave B Runners and joggers 25mins to 35mins 9.05am 8.20am
Wave C Joggers and brisk walkers 35mins to 45mins 9.10am 8.25am
Wave D Walkers 45mins to 55mins 9.15am 8.30am
Wave E Families and Prams 55mins plus 9.20am 8.35am

Make the most of your HBF Run

We’ll help you achieve your run goals

Whether you are walking the 4km course or running your first half-marathon, HBF Fitness sessions are FREE for all HBF Run for a Reason participants. Sessions are designed to help you achieve your Run goal and there’s a level for everyone.

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Walk the walk

Look the part and wear your free 2XU event t-shirt. We’ve really stepped it up this year with a great new design in cool breathable fabric. Be sure to register early to guarantee your event t-shirt.

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Event day action

There’s a reason why we’re Perth’s most popular run. From the buzz of start line activity, to some great new on course entertainment, you’ll be smiling all the way to the finish line. Once there you’ll receive your very own finisher’s medal and enjoy the free recovery area and kids activity zone.

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FAQs about the Commonwealth Bank 4km

Which start group do I choose?

We recommend choosing your start group based on your estimated finish time listed above. If you want to run with friends it is best to work out a similar pace and enter the same start group.

What do the different colour bibs mean?

Your timing device and participant bib are assigned to a starting group depending on the wave you have entered and the time you expect to take to complete the course.

Does everyone receive an event t-shirt?

T-shirts are included however sizes and quantities are limited. Get in early to secure your size. Be sure to check your measurements on the sizing guide as there are no changes to t-shirt sizes. Stay tuned for more information on how to collect your t-shirt early.

How do I get to the start line?

There are special event services to get you to the start line on time and are free for participants. Make sure you hold onto your participant bib, because it’s your free ticket home on Transperth buses and trains until 3pm Sunday 27 May. These buses will run continuously on loop throughout the morning.

Thank you to everyone for participating in the 2018 HBF Run for a Reason, we look forward to seeing you next year!