5K Foam Fest Adelaide | Oakbank Racecourse | 16 Jan 2021

5K Foam Fest in Adelaide 2021

They guarantee you’ll be foamy, muddy and wet by the end of the 5k Foam Fest!

The 5K Foam Fest is a one of kind Obstacle Course based Fun Run. With a variety of obstacles and a ton of foam the run is an exciting challenge for experienced and beginner runners alike.  The 5K Foam Fest is not a hardcore run it is a FUNCORE run. Walk it, Charge it, Run it, Fun it! A festival atmosphere offering activities for all ages.

5k Foam Fest has 22 of some of the best and most exciting Obstacles in the world including the world’s largest inflatable waterslide, slip and slides, and mucky mud pits!

Combine these with 2.5 million cubic feet of foam that they pump out at each event and you are destined to have an awesome day.

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What’s Included:

  • Obstacles
  • Finishers Medal
  • Beach Towel (30″ x 60″)
  • Race Bib
  • Kids Free Fun Zone
  • Tattoo
  • Water Stations
  • Showers
  • Photographers Onsite
  • Free Photos
  • Gear Check ($5 donation)
  • 2.5 Million Cubic Feet of Foam
  • Giving to a Good Cause
  • Live DJ
  • Fun with Family
  • Festival and Vendor Village

Obstacles include:

  • Foamy Start
  • Hurdles
  • Lily Pads
  • DD Mega Slide
  • Chamber of Foam
  • Cargo Climb
  • Body Washer
  • Spider Web Forest (x2)
  • Walls (x2)
  • Foam Zone
  • Mud Crawl (x2)
  • Slip n Slide (x3)
  • Log Roll
  • Tube Town – Tube Crawl
  • Mud Pit (x3)
  • Rope Climb
  • Tire Hop
  • Foamy Finish

Age Suitability:

Ages 8 and up can participate in the 5K Foam Fest. All children must be physically, mentally, and emotionally capable to complete the course with proper course etiquette. Kids aged 8 to 12 years must run with a registered adult. Parents must use proper judgment and help the youngsters decide on what obstacles to do or not based on their ability, size and confidence level. Kids 13-17 years do not require an adult chaperone but must adhere to all course rules and regulations. Event waiver(s) must be signed by the legal guardian of any participant under the age of 18.

Children 7 years and under cannot run the 5k Foam Fest, but they can join in for FREE in the Kids FUN Zone, where they can try out the mini Inflatable Obstacle Course and Bounce House (adult supervision required).


Early bird pricing $54.99 (plus fee) per person.  Prices rise as the event date gets closer. Check the website for current pricing.

They offer a family pass rate starting at $50 (plus fee) per person that is good for up to 5 immediate family members (2 adults and up to 3 kids under the age of 18, minimum purchase of 4 tickets required). The family pass price jumps as more tickets are sold – so the earlier you register the more you save. The family pass options are available as a ticket option when registering, no promo code is required.


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For more information and all enquiries please visit the 5k Foam Fest website.

What 5k Foam Fest Adelaide

When: Saturday 16 January 2021 | First wave 8am

Where Oakbank Racecourse | Shillabeer Road, Oakbank

Who: Ages 8 years and up

At Play & Go Adelaide we make every effort to provide accurate information to the best of our knowledge at the time of publication. We recommend confirming times, dates and details directly before making any plans as details may be subject to change.

Image Source: 5k Foam Fest Facebook

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