Coffs Harbour Running Festival

Next Event Date: Sunday September 2019
Venue: Coffs Creek Walkway

Fun run for the entire family, the Coffs Harbour Running Festival is a community event held annually to raise funds for local children’s charities.

Who can participate:

The Running Festival is open to all ages and abilities with a choice of a 21.1km half marathon, 10km fun run, 5km fun run and a 3km family fun run/walk.

The funds raised by this event are given to charities such as Life Education Australia, Coffs Coast Autism, Camp Quality, Early Connections Coffs Harbour and St John Ambulance out of which they purchase necessary play and educational items and medication for children.

Past Events:

The year 2018 held the 8th annual  Coffs Harbour Running Festival sponsored by The Bendigo Bank.

2018 event was a huge success which had over 1,200 participants from the local community. The event ambassador Steve Moneghetti won both 10km and 3km events and was a big hit with all athletes that took part in the competition.
2018  –   Click here for Results
2017   – Click here for Results
2016 – Click here for Results

Awards & Trophies

All events have timed results. 1st, 2nd & 3rd placings  selected from all age categories for males and females are awarded with medals.

Course of the Race:

All races are held on a bush path on Coffs Creek Walkway which meanders on the south and north banks of Coffs Creek. This picturesque track is selected as its shady and flat making it easy for the participants. The floating boardwalks through swamp forests and mangroves  are even more pleasing to the runner’s eyes.

Click the map to view all the trails.

Race Rules: 

  • All events start and finish at the Coffs Harbour Showground and are conducted on the Coffs Creek Walkway which meanders on the south and north banks of the Coffs Creek.
  • Amenities are available on-site and at various locations on the course.
  • No iPods or music devices are permitted
  • Minimum Ages for Half Marathon and 10km events are 16 years and 12 years respectively.

For more Information & event updates:

Official Website:  http://www.villagesports.com.au

E-mail: [email protected]

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/VillageSportsCoffsHarbour

Event Booking: http://villagesports.com.au/events/coffs-harbour-running-festival/

There is no other better way to give back than the Coffs Harbour Running Festival. Mark your calendar to join the next event.

Photos from Running Festival in 2017

Watch the recap of 2018 Bendigo Bank Coffs Harbour Running Festival. The sun was out and energy levels were high! Once again, another great year. Aussie legend Steve Moneghetti was also at the event!