Coffs Coast Runs
Coffs Coast Runs are a collation of a series of runs formally organised by WRATS or Steel Beveridge
These runs aren’t ‘events’ and they are now unofficial, untimed and unmarked.
Given their deep history, dates are set for these runs but you must be self-catered and self-sufficient to complete them.
– Heartbreak Half on Sunday 2nd December 2023 6:00am from Woolgoolga Woolworths
– Pub to Pub on Sunday 7th January 2024 6:00am from Golden Dog Glenreagh
– Bush to Beach on Sunday 26th January 2024 6:00am from Nana Glen Equestrian Centre
– Great Ocean Run on Sunday 19th May 2024 6:00am from Red Rock Beach
These runs are not organised by Coffs Trail Runners Inc.
Great Ocean Run
The Great Ocean Run from is an iconic 45km beach run with a deep history, traversing 5 creek crossings and 10 headlands on a journey from Red Rock to the picturesque Coffs Jetty.
The course follows for the most part the marked Solitary Islands Coastal Walk.
In general, this run is mostly flat sand running with intermittent headlands for 30km, followed by a creek crossing, soft beaches, steeper headlands and footpaths for the last 15km.
The unofficial Great Ocean Run will be on Sunday 19th May 2024 starting at 6:00am.
Heartbreak Half is a 21km run from Woolgoolga Woolworths up into Sherwood Nature Reserve
The route follows Woolgoolga Creek Road and up Gentle Annie Road
The unofficial Heartbreak Half will be on Sunday 2nd December 2023 starting at 6:00am from Woolgoolga Woolworths.
Pub to Pub
Pub to Pub is a 29km run between two pubs – the Golden Dog at Glenreagh to the Amble Inn at Corindi
The route follows the hilly and mostly gravel Sherwood Creek Road.
The unofficial Pub to Pub will be on Sunday 7th January 2024 starting at 6:00am from the Golden Dog at Glenreagh.
Bush to Beach
Bush to Beach is a 29km run between Nana Glen and Woolgoolga over the Sherwood Escarpment.
The route follows the hilly forest roads in Sherwood Nature Reserve
The unofficial Pub to Pub will be on Sunday 26th January 2024 starting at 6:00am from Nana Glen Equestrian Centre.