Start and Finish Line



The start line will be positioned on Merewether Beach, directly in front of Dixon Park Surf Club. Following the event briefing at the main stage, all participants will be directed, with the assistance of volunteers, to walk down the path in front of the surf club.


The finish line will be positioned within the Dixon Park Festival Village.

Checkpoint Locations


There will be one (1) checkpoint located at Banksia Ave (beginning of the Banksia Firetrail). Any participant that does not register at the checkpoint will be disqualified.


Aid Stations


There will be three (3) aid stations on course. One with water only and the other two (2) with water, lollies, and medical aid. Electrolytes will be available at aid station 2 only.

  1. Gun Club Rd (approx 750m South East from City Rd) – 5.3km and 19.5km (there will be a small number of portaloos at this Aid Station)
  2. Dudley Beach Car Park (approx 1.3km from Burwood Rd) – 15.9km
  3. Hickson St just before you exit Glenrock National Park. Please note this aid station will have WATER ONLY – 23.2km


Baggage / Bag Drop


There will be a allocated baggage area within the Dixon Park Festival Village near the finish line. Baggage will open at 6:00am and close at 2:00pm and will be manned by volunteers. The event owners take no responsibility for the security of the participant belongings.


Course Cut Off


The course cut off time is 6 hours from Wave A start time with the course closing at 1:30pm. Any participant still running will be transported back to the festival village following this time. Any participant that doesn’t meet the course cut off will receive a DNF.

25km Start Groups


WaveStart TimeBib RangeExpected Finish Time
Wave A7:30am50 – 149Under 2hrs 30min
Wave B7:35am250 – 399Between 2hrs 30min and 3hrs
Wave C7:40am600 – 699Between 3hrs – 3hrs 30min
Wave D7:45am800 – 899Over 3hrs and 30min
25km Course profile and elevation


Elevation Gain (m)

Single track trail7kmBeach/Sand2.5km
Fire trail gravel11.5kmSealed road and bike path4km

Spectator Zone


Spectator Zone 1


Where? Dudley Beach Carpark


Who will you see? Only the 25km participants. You will see them running south on Dudley Beach on their outward journey at 11.5km and you will see them again as they head back and through the Dudley Beach carpark at 15.5km, past the Aid station.


Driving from here it is approximately 15 minutes to the race start/finish area




Spectator Zone 2


Where? This is the intersection of the Easement Trail and Scenic Drive.


Who will you see? You will see 11km participants running up the Easement Trail, 6.5km into their race. You will also see 25km participants 21km into their race.


Parking is available along Scenic Drive.


We recommend parking on Scenic Drive and taking a short walk to this location and congregating on the Grass trail or along the edge of the Shared bike Path


From here it would take you 7 minutes approximately to drive to the race finish area, meaning you have time to see them finish!




Spectator Zone 3


Where? Hickson St


Who will you see? 5km, 11km and 25km. You will see 11km and 25km races running in and out, and the 5km exiting Glenrock National Park.


Driving from here it is approximately 5 minutes to the race start/finish area.



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