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IMPORTANT NOTICE

Kiama Coastal Classic 2020 is being rescheduled to a date yet to be determined in 2021.

In response to the Federal Government’s ban on public gatherings and in these unpredictable times, in an effort to ensure a safe Kiama Coastal Classic experience, we will reschedule the 2020 to a new date in 2021.

We’re looking forward to the 5th 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. This year features distances to suit all levels of age and fitness. Each section of this incredible run will keep runners, joggers and walkers mesmerised, taking in the coastal vista and South Coast icons including 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 kilometres, 12 kilometres and the main event, the 21 kilometre Kiama Coastal Classic. The 21km and 2km events are out and back while the 12km run/ walk is a point to point all taking in the breathtaking view of the coastline. The finish line for all three distances is at Kiama Surf Club where there will be an onsite expo and prize giveaways.

“There you stand ready to take a walk in their footsteps, along a path they once wandered.” This run 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. 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.

Registrations open soon!

 

 

Races

Race Name Date
2km Bolt September 12, 2020 More information Register
12km Kiama One Way Classic September 12, 2020 More information Register
21km Kiama Coastal Classic September 12, 2020 More information Register

Schedule

* Times subject to change

Saturday 12th Sep 2020

OpensClosesEventLocation
7:30am8:30amRegistration - 21km Kiama Coastal ClassicRegistration Tent - Coronation Park, Kiama
8:45amRace Briefing - 21km Kiama Coastal ClassicCoronation Park, Kiama
9:00amRACE START - 21KM KIAMA COASTAL CLASSICStart Line - Coronation Park, Kiama
9:00am10:00amRegistration - 12km Kiama One Way ClassicRegistration Tent - Coronation Park, Kiama
9:30amFIRST BUS LEAVES KIAMA SHOWGROUND TO GERRINGONGOutside Kiama Showground Pavilion
9:50amSECOND BUS LEAVES KIAMA SHOWGROUND TO GERRINGONGOutside Kiama Showground Pavilion
10:15amRace Briefing - 12km Kiama One Way ClassicGerringong Surf Club, Gerringong
10:30am RACE START - 12KM KIAMA ONE WAY CLASSIC Gerringong Surf Club, Gerringong
10:30am11:30amRegistration - 2km Kiama BoltRegistration Tent - Coronation Park, Kiama
11:45amRace Briefing - 2km Kiama BoltCoronation Park, Kiama
12:00pmRACE START - 2KM KIAMA BOLTStart Line - Coronation Park, Kiama
1:00pmPresentation - 21km & 12km Coronation Park, Kiama

Partners


Working together

..for a healthy, sustainable, and caring community. 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.


Hydration Partner

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Peoplecare is a national, not for profit health fund that has been caring for members since 1953. Peoplecare is a high performing, multi-award winning company with a range of health cover options that have been independently rated amongst the best value in Australia. We’ve also developed a reputation for the highest levels of customer satisfaction.


Event Partner

SOTO provides innovative engineering solutions through our experienced and motivated engineers that utilise the latest in cutting edge technology and software.

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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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.

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