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Overview

Get ready for the 8th annual Husky Half Marathon on Sunday, 19th August 2018. It is sure to be another crowd pleaser – a flat, fast course on the scenic shores of Jervis Bay. The view is nothing short of perfection, you won’t even notice the kilometres tick over! With the half marathon having an option of a two person team, as well as 10km, 5km and 2km races, there is a distance for everyone. Pack the family up and make a weekend of it!

Huskisson is on the shores of the spectacular Jervis Bay Marine Park within the Shoalhaven. You’ll find plenty of amazing things to see and do, relax on some of the world’s whitest sands meeting the crystal-blue waters along some of the breathtaking panoramic views.

 

 

Races

Race Name Date
Half Marathon August 19, 2018 More information Register
10km Fun Run August 19, 2018 More information Register
5km Fun Run August 19, 2018 More information Register
2km Fun Run August 19, 2018 More information Register

Schedule

*Schedule subject to change

2018 Schedule

OpensClosesEventLocation
6.30am12.00pmHealth and Lifestyle ExpoWhite Sands Park Huskisson
6.30am7.30amHusky Half Marathon RegistrationWhite Sands Park Huskisson
7.45am8.30am10km Fun Run RegoWhite Sands Park Huskisson
7.50am7.55amRace Briefing - Husky Half MarathonWhite Sands Park Huskisson
8.00am-RACE START - HUSKY HALF MARATHONWhite Sands Park Huskisson
8.45am9.30am 5km Fun Run RegistrationWhite Sands Park Huskisson
8.50am8.55amRace Briefing - 10km Fun RunWhite Sands Park Huskisson
9.00am-RACE START - 10km FUN RUNWhite Sands Park Huskisson
9.45am10.40am2km Fun Run Registration White Sands Park Huskisson
9.50am9.55amRace Briefing - 5km Fun RunWhite Sands Park Huskisson
10.00am-RACE START - HUSKY 5KM FUN RUNWhite Sands Park Huskisson
10.50am10.55amRace Briefing - 2km Fun RunWhite Sands Park Huskisson
11.00am-RACE START - 2KM FUN RUNWhite Sands Park Huskisson
11.30am-Presentation for Husky Half and 5km RunWhite Sands Park Huskisson

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Partners


LOCAL COUNCIL

Experience the unspoilt #Shoalhaven – a foodie, nature and adventure lover’s paradise. Just 2 hours from Sydney.


The Running Movement

Making running easier, in a supportive & motivating environment. ONLINE & SYDNEY AUSTRALIA (Sutherland Shire, Padstow, Marrickville, Bankstown & Campbelltown) #JOINTHEMOVEMENT


Proudly part of Shoalhaven City Council

Shoalhaven Water manages the collection, treatment and distribution of water in the Shoalhaven City.  We also collect, treat and dispose of wastewater safely back into the environment.


Run Nation

Run Nation Running Film Festival presented by Travelling Fit, is the only film festival in Australia that is dedicated to showing the most inspirational running films from around the world. We don't focus just on trails, track, road or ultra running; Run Nation focus on the 'human interest' side and running is merely the medium of story telling on the big screen.


ROOFING PARTNER

Founded on the core principles of customer-focused service, excellence in workmanship and the supply of quality Australian-made LYSAGHT® steel building products made from colorbond® steel, designed to enhance the look and style of every home.  Our enviable reputation has been built on providing high-quality products, guaranteed quality installation, competitive pricing, expertise for all project sizes and service throughout NSW and the ACT.


Australia's recreational running hub

We connect runners to races. iRun.org.au is a dedicated resource from Running Australia, providing information and tools on the Australian recreational running scene.


BaiMed Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic
Providing exceptional patient focused care in a friendly environment whilst maintaining the highest quality of professional integrity and standards. Five Physiotherapy Clinics and a Performance Centre located throughout the South Coast and Illawarra, and also physiotherapy provider to the Illawarra Hawks and the Illawarra Steelers.


The Huskisson our local partner, open all weekend serving food, cold drinks and beers to make sure you celebrate your wins or commiserate your losses! Great views across the bay and options to chill on the deck outside or in the cool air conditioned area.  

Getting there

The Event HQ is at White Sands Park, Hawke Street, Huskisson

Directions from Sydney – Approximately 2.5 – 3 hours.

  • Take the Princes Highway past Wollongong to Nowra.
  • 14.5 km south of the Nowra Bridge, take the Jervis Bay turnoff on your left onto Jervis bay Road.
  • Drive for 7.5km and take the Huskisson turnoff on your left onto Huskisson Road.
  • Continue onto Tomerong Street
  • Take a slight right onto Sydney Street
  • Take the second left onto Owen Street, and you’ll find White Sands Park right on the corner by the water!

 

Directions from Canberra – Approximately 2.5hours 

Please note there are two options using the ‘back way’ from Canberra. Both include some dirt road and should not be attempted in heavy rains or following storms, due to the flooding of low-level crossings.

  • Option one: This route includes approximately five kilometres of dirt. Travel to Bungendore and then Tarago, continuing to follow signs to Nowra, Nerriga, Oallen and then onto Turpentine Road.
  • Option two: This route has about 30km of dirt. Travel directly to Braidwood, turning left at Braidwood road to Nerriga and then following this road for 40kms. Turn right onto Turpentine Road.
  • From Turpentine Road (both options): Follow the signs to Tomerong and Batemans Bay.
  • Turn right at the Princes Highway, then turn left to St Georges Basin and Tomerong after about two kilometres.
  • After about 200m, turn left to Tomerong.
  • At Tomerong, turn right to Huskisson.
  • Turn left and then right into Huskisson Road.
  • Continue onto Tomerong Street
  • Take a slight right onto Sydney Street
  • Take the second left onto Owen Street and you’ll find White Sands Park right on the corner by the water!

From Batemans Bay

  • From Batemans Bay, take the Princes Highway to Ulladulla and continue north towards Nowra.
  • 3.8 km north of the Bewong rest area, take the Tomerong/Jervis Bay turnoff to your right onto Island Point Rd.
  • Drive straight through all of the roundabouts until you reach the shops at Vincentia, then turn left at that roundabout onto Elizabeth Drive, heading towards Huskisson.
  • Drive over the bridge and take your third right onto Hawken Road.
  • Turn right onto Pine Forest Road.
  • Turn left onto Jervis Bay Road.
  • Drive for 7.5 km and turn left onto Huskisson Road.
  • Continue onto Tomerong Street.
  • Take a slight right onto Sydney Street.
  • Take the second left onto Owen Street, you’ll find White Sands Park right on the corner by the water!

Results

YearNameLink
2018Half Marathon & Teams, 10km, 5km and 2kmView results
2017Half Marathon & Teams, 5km and 2kmView results
2016Half Marathon & Teams, 5km and 2kmView results
2015Half Marathon & Teams, 5km and 2kmView results
2014Half Marathon & Teams, 5km and 2kmView results
2013Half Marathon & Teams, 5km and 2kmView results
2012Half Marathon & Teams, 5km and 2kmView results
2011Half Marathon & Teams, 5km and 2kmView results

Accommodation

Pleasant Way River Lodge

Owned by a local runner/ triathlete who is a great supporter of community endeavours. Participant benefits include: claim a $10 discount off the cheapest online rate (must be a direct booking through no other agent online or otherwise and subject to availability. Customer will only be required to mention Elite Energy and the event they are attending), bicycle storage and 24/7 video surveillance to house bikes, fridges and kitchenettes available in all rooms, pre race barista coffees at the onsite Tin Shed Cafe, Nowra – open from very early, post race showers available. Please contact the amazing team to book your stay!

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The Pines Bed and Breakfast

Owned by a local runner/ triathlete who is a great supporter of community endeavours. Participant benefits include: claim a $10 discount off the cheapest online rate (must be a direct booking through no other agent online or otherwise and subject to availability. Customer will only be required to mention Elite Energy and the event they are attending), bicycle storage and 24/7 video surveillance to house bikes, post race showers available. Please contact the amazing team to book your stay!

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Holiday Haven

With 12 holiday parks in the Shoalhaven region, Holiday Haven offer a range of accommodation options such as studio and family cabins (1, 2 and 3 bedroom), safari tents, caravan and camping sites – both powered and unpowered. The properties offer beachfront, lakefront or riverfront accommodation, making them the perfect place to kick back and relax after your next race.

Visit holidayhaven.com.au or contact their friendly team to book today.

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Road Closures

ALTERNATE TRAFFIC CONDITIONS WILL APPLY ON SUNDAY 19th AUGUST 2018

Business will be as usual in Huskisson on the date mentioned above, this notice is merely to inform residents & visitors of altered travel routes & how to commune during the events.

BOWEN STREET 
CLOSED Approx. 15mins only at 8.00am, 9.00am, 10.00am & 11.00am

FEGAN STREET
CLOSED Approx. 15mins only at 8.00am, 9.00am, 10.00am & 11.00am

NOWRA STREET
CLOSED Approx. 15mins only at 8.00am, 9.00am, 10.00am & 11.00am

BEACH STREET
CLOSED Approx. 15mins only at 8.00am, 9.00am, 10.00am & 11.00am

For more information download the HuskyRunning-18-RoadClosureNotice

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