Sub4 6K

The Sub 4 6K is a beautiful run through the vines with the stunning backdrop of the Southern Mount Lofty Ranges.
The event also features a marathon and half marathon Sunday with 13K race and the McLaren Vale Mile on Saturday – suitable for runners and walkers alike. With outdoor movies on Saturday evening, presentations & post-race party on Sunday night and a weekend-long market at the stunning Leconfield & Richard Hamilton Wines estate this will be a weekend for the whole family.

Registrations for the inaugural McLaren Vale 6K are now open!

Sub 4

Sub4 is the supplier of the high quality Mclaren Vale Marathon apparel, caps & visors and proud sponsor of our 6K.

Sub4 is an Australian sporting brand offering customised teamwear options within technical demanding sporting codes. Sub4 is runners’ talk for being fast. Completing a Sub4 hour marathon isn’t easy. Achieving these kind of results takes hours of training and total commitment. The clock can’t be cheated. You can’t fake the effort. You’ve got to focus on what matters to get to being great. Subtract the unnecessary, focus on the essentials and….. CUT TO THE CHASE!

Event Information

Date Sunday 11 April 2021
Distance 6 km
Start Time 8:00 am
Cut Off Time 6 hours
Start Line Main South Road, Myponga
Finish Line Leaconfield & Richard Hamilton Wines  – Main Road, McLaren Vale
Age Limit 18 years on race day
Online Registration Close 5:00pm, Thursday 8 April 2021


Entry Fees & Inclusions

Standard Entry

To midnight on Sunday 28 February 2021

Late Entry

To midnight on Sunday 4 April 2021

Last Minute

To 12 noon, Saturday 10 April 2021
Costs shown include GST and all administration & credit card fees – what you see is what you pay!


Race Pack Distribution

You can choose to have your race pack (race bib, runner wristband, free gift and any merchandise) posted to you for an additional $10 fee or you can collect your race pack from Leconfield & Richard Hamilton Wines over the race weekend. Race packs will be available for collection from the Pasta Party on Friday 9 April or from the Race Village on Saturday 10 April.

Please note that race packs will NOT be available for collection before race start on Sunday morning.

Course Description

All courses are currently provisional, subject to council and government permits being obtained.

The Leconfield Wines McLaren Vale Marathon course starts on Main South Road, Myponga and finishes at Leconfield & Richard Hamilton Wines, McLaren Vale and will be accurately measured and certified to AIMS standards.

Run north on the Main South Road for 10.5 KM past the giant Buddha statue on Sellicks Hill and the historic Victory Hotel.
Turn left to run along Norman Road to Aldinga Bay Surf Life Saving Club then right along the Lower Esplanade roadway.
Follow the Esplanade path for from the Aldinga Beach Boat Ramp to the Star of Greece.
Turn inland and run along Port Road (past the half way point and Half Marathon start) to Aldinga, turning right into Old Coach Road.
Cross Main South Road and run along Stonehouse Lane, through Agostino Wines.
Run along Plains Road, past Aldinga Airfield (home of Adelaide Biplanes), then along Hahn Road, Ryan Road, Colville Road and Delabole Road through the vineyards.
Head along Aldinga Road through Willunga, turning north onto Main Road.
Cross Main Road and run along the Shiraz Trail bike path to McMurtrie Road.
Run down McMurtrie Road, crossing Main Road into Johnston Road.
Turn left onto Gilbert Road and left again onto Branson Road.
Run north for your final KM along Main Road then turn into Leconfield & Richard Hamilton Wines to the finish line where glory awaits.

Course Map

Download file: GSR-2021-42k.gpx
Please note that the distance on this course map is approximate. The course will be measured to AIMS standards for race day.


Presentations for top 3 male and female marathon place-getters and marathon team champions will take place at 7:00 pm during our Post-Race Party on Sunday evening.  Award winners must be in attendance to receive trophies and prizes.