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2021 Entries Now Open

Jan 14, 2021

Love trail running? Looking for a family friendly running event offering trails with beautiful coastal views and a variety of terrain? Then you’ve come to the right place with Raffertys Coastal Run on Saturday 3rd July 2021, sponsored by Lake Macquarie City Council.

Hosted from the magnificent Raffertys Resort on the shores of beautiful Lake Macquarie, runners have the option of three course distances – 12km, 22km and 36km accommodating runners & walkers of all abilities. Starting and finishing at Raffertys Resort, the trail snakes through the Wallarah National Park taking in the sites of beautiful Lake Macquarie and the stunning coastline of historic Catherine Hill Bay and the Munmorah Conservation Area. The terrain is varied – bushland single track, fire trail, coastal tracks, rock platforms and beach running all feature to challenge and excite the most discerning of trail runners.

An official 1km Kids Fun Run is also on offer with all little tikes receiving a finishers medal and race number, just like their parents.

Runners can also take the opportunity to enjoy a full weekend away in the Lake Macquarie region. The diversity of Lake Mac makes it the perfect playground to explore, from sweeping arcs of golden coasts to the rolling green mountain forest, explore the incredible range of natural environments. Lake Mac is a city unlike any other, there’s something for the whole family. Check out what’s happening in the Lake Macquarie area.

Entries are now open with Early Bird pricing on for the next month only so now is the time to sign up and get ready for a magic day out on the trails come July.

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