Lè Bent 50Km


2024 NEW EVENT 50km added

Start and Finish Line

Lè Bent 50km


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.

This will be an epic event and offer experienced runners and those wanting to complete their first ultra a course packed with challenging terrain – an epic spectator activation zone at the 12.5/19km and 37/45km distances.

This is a two lap course of the Coastal Ascent 25km race – so you get to run into the event hub at your half way mark, refuel, reset and be sent off on your second lap with support from your friends, family and spectators.



Everything you would expect at a quality event including Timing, Photographers on course, Medical support, On course Nutrition at stocked Aid Stations, Volunteers and Spectator zones, Event Expo and Entertainment, Food vendors, recovery zone including strapping, massage and ice baths, Finisher Medal and 50km special Event Towel, Athlete Q/A, presentations and After Party at Modus brewing

Checkpoint Locations


There is one course checkpoint location. This is at Aid Station 1. Runners will be required to run into Reay Park and cross the timing mat before heading back out to complete the entire course.


Aid Stations

There are 3 main Aid stations on course and 1 small backup Aid station


Aid Station 1

Location: Reay Park, Dudley approximately 12.5km and 35km

What: This is a major Aid station and it will have Water, Pre-mixed FIXX nutrition, FIXX nutrition Gels, Crampfix and a selection of both sweet and salty snacks for runners. There will be dedicated Athlete toilets available as well as Medical support if required. Athletes can expect that this location will be very busy on race day as spectators cheer on runners as they make their way into and then back out of Reay park. This is the furthest point from the start/finish line.

Runners CAN have outside assistance provided to them in the 300m leading into and out of this Aid station. This is the only Aid station where this is allowed. Your support crew (1 per runner) can run out and meet you as you enter Reay Park and check in with you, take used nutrition flasks etc and then help you to restock before they are then able to run 300 metres out with you again.

Spectators will be able to access ammenities and purchase food and drinks at this location. Spectators are encouraged to bring camp chairs to sit on and crew their runners. Running Clubs may setup marquees on the oval too (prior approval required)


Aid station 2

Location: Corner Easement Trail and Scenic Drive approximately 19km and 45km

What: This is a standard Aid station and will stock water and pro mixed FIXX nutrition. Limited medical supplies will be available. This is also a large spectator zone and it is the only Aid station used by the 11km/25km and 50km courses


Aid station 3

Location: Start/Finish line 25km into event

What: This is a major Aid station and it will have Water, Pre-mixed FIXX nutrition, FIXX nutrition Gels, Crampfix and a selection of both sweet and salty snacks for runners. There will be dedicated Athlete toilets available as well as Medical support if required. Athletes can expect that this location will be very busy on race day. You will be able to have crew here and also be able to access drop bags

Note: This is a cupless event


Aid Station 4: Backup Aid Station

Location: Exit of Glenrock/Top of Scenic Drive 23km and 48km

What: This Aid station will have only water. It is intended to be the only Aid station for the 5km runners who will be able to access this at approximately 3km as they make their way to the finishline.

Baggage / Bag Drop


There will be a allocated baggage area within the Dixon Park Festival Village near the start/finish line. Baggage will open at 5:00am and close at 5:00pm and will be manned by volunteers. 50km runners may drop off a Finishline Bag as well as 1 Drop bag. The Drop bag can be accessed by 50km runners as they run into Dixon Park to complete 1 lap (25km) of their 50km event

The event owners take no responsibility for the security of the participant belongings.


Course Cut Off


The course cut off time is 10 hours from Wave A start time with the course closing at 4pm. 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.

50km Start Groups


WaveStart TimeBib RangeExpected Finish Time
Wave A6:00am50 – 149
Wave B6:05am250 – 399
Wave C
Wave D
50km Course profile and elevation

Is double the 25 course 800m so its 1600m


Elevation Gain (m)

Single track trail 28%Beach/Sand12%
Fire trail gravel48%Sealed road and bike path12%

Spectator Zone


Spectator Zone 1

Where: Reay Park Dudley. See link HERE

Who will you see:  25km and 50km participants.

Parking is available in adjacent streets to Reay Park. This will be 12.5km into the 25km course and 12.5km and 12.5km and 37.5km into the 50km course. Driving to this location to or from the start/finish line takes approximately 15 minutes.

Whats happening: THIS IS THE PLACE to come and watch the race unfold. Not only is this an Aid station with Medical support for runners, but there is also drop bag support for the 50km runners and toilets. Spectators will bring the VIBE here as we welcome all run clubs to activate on the oval with their running mates and cheer on runners as they run in and out of Reay Park. There will also be live entertainment and food and drinks available to purchase thanks to Redhead Surf life saving club.

If you really want to bring the Golden Trail Series vibe – we will be encouraging you to take a short walk to the epic Bluff Trail at the end of Debs Parade which is only 600m from Reay Park. Grab a cowbell and cheer runners as they tackle the 300 plus stairs up from the beach with epic views for all.


Spectator Zone 2

Where: The intersection of the Easement Trail and Scenic Drive. See link HERE

Who will you see: 25km/50km participants 21km into their race and 11km participants running up the Easement Trail, 6.5km 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 approx. 7 minuets to drive to the finish area, meaning you have time to see them finish.

Whats happening: This will be a bustling Aid station with all race routes passing through here on the way to the finish. You will be able to see 11km runners making their way up the lung busting Easement trail 6.5km into their runs and running down the bike path on City Road will be the 25km and 50km runners.











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