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Overview

We’re looking forward to the 3rd year of The Kiama Coastal Classic. Held right in the heart of the running season, giving runners of all ages and abilities the perfect lead up event to other major events or as an opportunity to enjoy themselves among friends and family. Each section of this incredible run will keep runners, joggers and walkers mesmerised, taking in the coastal vista and South Coast icons including the Kiama Blowhole, Werri and Kiama Beaches, with rolling green hills on one side and rugged coastline on the other.

The running festival boasts three race distances; 2.5 kilometres, 10 kilometres and the main event, the 14 kilometre Kiama Coastal Classic. The three distances go past the iconic Kiama Blowhole, taking in the breathtaking outlook of the beautiful NSW South Coast. The finish line for all three distances is at Black Beach Reserve where there will be an onsite expo and prize giveaways.

Kiama to Gerringong shuttle bus in the morning

There is a shuttle bus from Kiama to Gerringong available so that 14km athletes can finish at your car on race completion.

**If you have not purchased a ticket for the bus when registering, extra seats will be available for $10 on a first come first served basis. Please arrive in time for the early bus (9.20am)**

Welcome to Wodi-Wodi and Dharawal Land. Our Ancestors roamed up and down this coastline for thousands of years. We pay respect to our ancestral elders, for their spirits still walk this land.

There you stand ready to take a walk in their footsteps, along a path they once wandered. This walk will lead you to various places where they camped, hunted and gathered seafood, shellfish, land animals, birds, bush tucker and bush medicine, as well as tool making and ceremony.

 

 

Races

Got questions about the race? Download the FAQ here.

Race Name Date
2.5km Lighthouse Bolt June 24, 2018 More information Register
10km Blowhole Dash June 24, 2018 More information Register
14km Kiama Coastal Classic June 24, 2018 More information Register

Schedule

2018 Schedule is subject to change.

OpensClosesEventLocation
9.00am1.30pmHealth & Lifestyle ExpoBlack Beach, Kiama
9.00am 9.55amRegistration 14km Kiama Coastal ClassicBlack Beach, Kiama
9.00am9.45amRegistration 10km Blowhole DashBlack Beach, Kiama
9.20am-First Bus Leaves Black Beach Kiama to GerringongBlack Beach, Kiama
9.45am10.30amRegistration 2.5km Lighthouse BoltBlack Beach, Kiama
9.50am -Race Briefing 10km Blowhole DashStart line, Black Beach Kiama
10.00am-RACE START 10km Blowhole DashBlack Beach, Kiama
10.00am-Second Bus Leaves Black Beach Kiama to GerringongBlack Beach, Kiama
10.25am-Race Briefing 14km Kiama Coastal ClassicStart line, Pacific Avenue, Gerringong Surf Club
10.30amRACE START- 14km Kiama Coastal ClassicPacific Avenue, Gerringong Surf Club
10.35am-Race briefing 2.5km Lighthouse BoltBlack Beach, Kiama
10.45am-RACE START 2.5km Lighthouse BoltBlack Beach, Kiama
1.00pm-Presentation 14km & 10kmBlack Beach, Kiama

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We work to create a municipality that has a healthy, vibrant lifestyle, a beautiful environment and a harmonious, connected and resilient community.


Destination Kiama provides comprehensive services to market the Kiama area to encourage tourism and visitation. They partner with Elite Energy for this iconic running event. Click the link for the visitors guide on things to do in the area.


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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.

Event Expo

Fantastic stalls by runners for runners, if you’re interested in holding an expo site please contact us at info@eliteenergy.com.au

Results

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2018All eventsView results
2017All eventsView results
2016All eventsView results

Accommodation

For a list of accommodation options around Kiama please see www.kiama.com.au.

Check out your accommodation options, from tourist parks and self serviced apartments to B&B’s and Hotels there is something for everyone.

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 5 winning winter reasons to visit and explore Kiama.

1. IT’S NOT COLD
Okay, this might sound odd, but the fact that Kiama offers up a temperate coastal
climate through winter is great for anyone wanting to get away from it all while still being connected to civilisation – and their extremities. Kiama rarely gets down into single digits, while average daytime maximums bottom out at a manageable 17 degrees. You’ll know it’s winter, but you won’t need all the bulky gear.

2. NATURE LOVES WINTER
Kiama is a feast of natural splendour – from the sands and rugged volcanic rocks along the coast to the rolling hills and rainforests of the escarpment and valleys. And whether it’s a crisp clear blue morning or rain-soaked afternoon, nature finds a way to look even more beautiful in winter. The blowholes blow taller due to the frequent swells, the rainforests drip with lush greens and deep browns, and farmers and growers smile as they work. It’s as if the land has exhaled at last, and it’s wonderful to witness.

3. IT’S WINTSPIRATIONAL
Escaping to Kiama means cosy cafes filled with warm beverages and welcoming shops filled with unique delights. It means rugged up walks along the coast, listening to inspiring music or podcasts. Unspoilt hours spent working on your novel, memoir,
screenplay, artwork, album or travel diary, as the weather gently taps at the window.
Think of Kiama as your muse – and winter brings its full attention!

4. BOREDOM SOLD SEPARATELY
Winter offers you very good reasons to feel just fine about staying inside. Grab books, DVDs, games and magazines at Kiama’s modern Library or go back to where you came from at the Family History Centre. Explore artists’ work on the monthly Kiama Arts Trail or check out the current exhibition at the Old Fire Station Gallery or Art Bar. Or warm up your insides with a visit to Crooked River Winery or Gerringong Cooperative’s vodka, whiskey and rum distillery. Only boring people get bored!

5. IT’S TRULY UNSPOILT

Shhhh, we’re not even sure we should tell you this. But one of the key features of Kiama being a coastal region is that most visitors come during warmer months. This means that during winter, you’ll have the place mostly to yourself – and it really is quite magical (and surreal) to walk a completely empty beach or lush golf course fairway. Now delete this webpage and tell no one else you saw it.

Road Closures

ALTERNATE TRAFFIC CONDITIONS WILL APPLY ON SUNDAY 24th JUNE 2018
Business will be as usual in Gerringong & Kiama on the 24th June, this notice is merely to inform residents & visitors of altered travel routes & how to commute during the events.

Pacific Ave
CLOSED between Geering St & Bridges Rd.
9.15am – 10.45am

Boanya Ave
CAUTION REQUIRED Runners on road shoulder.
9.30am – 12.00pm

Gwinanna Ave
CAUTION REQUIRED, Runners on road shoulder.
9.30am – 12.00pm

Terralong St
CARPARK Closed
10.00am – 1.30pm

Click here to download the Kiama Coastal Classic Road Restrictions.

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