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23km Trail Run

This race features a lovely, undulating course taking in a lot of the original “King of the Mountain” trail.

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Entry Fees

^ No event souvenir included (for ‘Late’ or ‘On The Day’ entries)

EntryEarly BirdFirst ReleaseSecond ReleaseLate^On The Day^
Closes 5pm 10 April 2020Closes 5pm 5 Aug 2020Closes 5pm 30 Oct 2020Closes Midday 27 Nov 202028 Nov 2020
23km$90.00$100.00$110.00$115.00$120.00
Event MerchIncludedIncludedIncludedNANA

Course Maps

After clearing out the cobwebs heading up Mt Scanzi from the start, you head downhill and turn left at Duffys corner, and wind down into the very pretty crossing at Bugong Creek (warning – depending on the water levels, you may get your feet wet!) and along the gently undulating length of Bugong road before turning around and retracing your steps. This utilises a lot of the revered Shoalhaven “King of the Mountain” course which was ran by the Nowra Athletics Club for decades. Not far from the end, you must climb back up Mt Scanzi before testing out the quads on the downhill to the finish. A lovely, undulating course. 652m of elevation gain.

Aid Station: 23km runners will pass an aid station at the following points: 4km, 11km and 19km.

 

Schedule

* Subject to change without notice

OpensClosesEventLocation
5.45am6.45amRegistration - 55km Trail RunRegistration Marquee - 531 Mt Scanzi Rd
7.00am5.30pmRACE START - 55KM TRAIL RUNStart Line - 531 Mt Scanzi Rd
7.30am8.45amRegistration - 40km Trail RunRegistration Marquee - 531 Mt Scanzi Rd
9.00am-RACE START - 40KM TRAIL RUNStart Line - 531 Mt Scanzi Rd
9.30am10.45amRegistration - 23km Trail RunRegistration Marquee - 531 Mt Scanzi Rd
11.00am-RACE START - 23KM TRAIL RUNStart Line - 531 Mt Scanzi Rd
11.30am12.45pmRegistration - 13km Trail RunRegistration Marquee - 531 Mt Scanzi Rd
1.00pm-RACE START - 13KM TRAIL RUNStart Line - 531 Mt Scanzi Rd
2.30pm-55km CUT OFF (Approx 36km in)Refill Station - Corner of Bugong and Mount Scanzi Rd

Event Information

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MANDATORY GEAR

As the Bugong National Park is an isolated area, it is important that competitors are equipped with basic equipment to help in case of an emergency.

Here is our MANDATORY gear list for the 23km run:

As this distance is mostly on the dirt road, the mandatory gear list is as follows:

  • Capacity for 1.0L water
  • Space blanket
  • Mobile phone (we recommend downloading an app called Emergency+ beforehand)
  • Your own race nutrition, as the aid stations are Powerade/Water/Coke syrup only. YOU NEED TO BE SELF SUFFICIENT WITH RACE FOOD.

If the weather is bad we recommend packing additional items:

  • Rain jacket – needs to be waterproof, not water-resistant

The decision will be made regarding the bad weather gear on Friday prior to the event at 5pm, and it will be posted on social media as well as posted up around the event site.

PRE-EVENT INFORMATION
  • The competitor categories
    • 18-24, 25-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+ Male & Female competitors
    • Age as of 28th November 2020
  • Request for withdrawal must be sent via email to our Athlete Services
  • Refer to the Refund & Transfer Policy details
FAQs

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What you get

We try our best to give each participant the best possible sporting event experience.

Here is a list of the benefits that you will receive with your race entry.

  • PODIUM MEDALS
  • EVENT SOUVENIR
  • BEAUTIFUL RACE VENUE
  • SAFE AND PROFESSIONALLY MANAGED EVENT
  • AID STATIONS ON THE RUN COURSE
  • INCREDIBLE SUPPORT FROM LOCAL SPORT/CHARITY GROUPS – WHO RECEIVE A PORTION OF PROCEEDS FROM THE EVENT
  • INSURANCE THROUGH ATHLETICS AUSTRALIA
  • BRAGGING RIGHTS & ANNUAL STORIES TO TELL

 

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