Come And Run Port!
Brooks/Compressport Port Macquarie Running Festival 7th & 8th March 2020.
Come and be a part of the Port Macquarie Running Festival – there is an event here for everyone!
Now in its 9th year, the Port Macquarie Running Festival is held annually on the stunning NSW Mid North Coast. The success from previous years has seen numbers grow to over a thousand competitors since the inaugural event.
Whether you are an elite athlete, jogger or walker there is an event for you. Runners will have the opportunity to run down the iconic Port Macquarie breakwall in all events. The event will be staged from the Port Macquarie Town Green area, with courses spanning from Town Beach to Settlement Point areas.
To cater for the growth of the event the Port Macquarie Running Festival moved to a 2 day format in 2019… this was a great success. In 2020 the event will once again be staged over two days. Kick off your run fest weekend on Saturday 7th March at our local parkrun events, then our Run Fest weekend will officially starts at 2pm with the Team Holborow kids 3k fun run(s). In 2020 the kids fun will be timed, split in age category start times from 2pm – 3.30pm. The festivities on the Saturday will conclude with the Indigenous Marathon Foundation 3k #WalkSweatInspire this also acts as the try outs for the IMP (Indigenous Marathon Project).
Up for the Buster in 2020, gunning for a PB, completing a new challenge or simply to just #RunHappy we have 4 events to choose from on Sunday 8th March. Events on Sunday are Half Marathon, 10k and 5k. Alternatively you can take on the Greater Port Macquarie Treble Breakwall Buster whereby you are challenged to complete the Half Marathon + 10k and 5k events. The combined distance of the buster is 36.1km and includes 6 runs up/back along the iconic Port Macquarie Breakwall. The Breakwall buster is a fantastic challenge for the seasoned fun runner or a fantastic hit out if you looking to step up to running marathon. In addition all finishers names will be added to the Treble Breakwall Buster Honour Roll
We generally have beautiful weather during the running festival which is perfect for a dip in the ocean after the run.
Take advantage of the Super Early Bird Entry Discounts, which are available until the end of November 2019 to save a few $$$ and prepare to #RUNHAPPY at #PMRF2020.