5K Foam Fest Run Adelaide | Oakbank | 9 Feb 2019

5k foam fest

5k Foam Fest Adelaide 2019 at Oakbank Racecourse

Get excited for the 5k Foam Fest coming to Adelaide in 2019

The 5k Foam Fest is a one of kind obstacle course based fun run.  Experience 22+ obstacles including the world’s largest inflatable waterslide, mud pits and 2.5 MILLION cubic feet of foam! Rock out all day to 12,000 watts of awesome music, enjoy a FREE kids zone for kids 7 and under, delicious food, great vendors and beer gardens.

With a variety 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.


All obstacles are optional. The first wave/start time is at 8am and then every 15 mins until 1pm. You will select your wave time when registering.

What’s Included?

On top of getting to run the funnest 5k of the year, you will receive a runner’s bib, Foam Fest tattoo, 5k Foam Fest beach towel and finisher’s medal along with access to the festival area, free kids zone and free event photos for download.

Kids in the Fun Run:

While this is a family friendly event, the run itself is for ages 8 and up. 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 careful judgement and help the youngsters decide on what obstacles to do or not do 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 which you can download here.

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

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Tickets go up every 1000 sold from $60 to $65 to $75 to $85 to $95 so you need to get in quickly to get the early-bird prices!

Family passes are also on offer:

  • $200 family pass for 4 members (2 adults, 2 kids under 18)
  • $255 family pass for 5 members (2 adults, 3 kids under 18)


Registrations are now open!



There are 22+ obstacles in the course and you can view the videos for all of them HERE.

See a video of what the course is like below:

For more information and all enquiries please visit the 5k Foam Fest website or the 5k Foam Fest Adelaide Facebook event page.

What 5k Foam Fest Run 

When: Saturday 9 February 2019 | 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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