5km Walk or Run    Proudly Sponsored by

Distance = 5km


Start time: 8:30am (Sunday 20/03/2022)
Presentations: 9:15am
On day entries: No on-day entries are available.
Field limit:  No limits
Cutoffs: NIL. Both runners and walkers are encouraged to attend (even those looking for a relaxed stroll).
Aid Stations: 1.9km, 4.4km, Finish.
Toilets: 0.0km (Start), 3.1km (Apex Park), 5.0km (Finish),
Timing:  Times will be available from the registration website approx 15 seconds after passing timing points
Results: Age Groups: U18, 18-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80-89
Prize categories: U18, 18-39, 40+
  • ~ Start at rear of Norm Minns / Showground complex near the Magpies Football Clubrooms.
  • ~ Head North, and turn left onto an unsealed road inside the rear gates.
  • ~ Turn left at the end of that unsealed section and run South and around the internal roadway of the Showgrounds complex.
  • ~ Cross back over the start mat and exit the rear gates of the Showgrounds, turning right and onto the gravel track which becomes grass for about 150m.
  • ~ Turn right onto the sealed cycle path and run back along the side of the showgrounds to Evans Street.
  • ~ Run down the steep path into the boat ramp area.
  • ~ Follow the path over the first swing bridge and past the second swing bridge until you arrive at Bickerton Street.
  • ~ Turn left at the stock bridge then almost immediately right into Apex Park.
  • ~ Follow the sealed path through Apex Park as directed and signed.
  • ~ Turn right onto the verge of Parfitt Road (main highway through town).
  • ~ Cross the main Ovens River bridge and turn right onto the riverside path and boardwalk.
  • ~ Continue along this path, down a ramp into Sydney beach and cross the swing bridge.
  • ~ Turn left off the swing-bridge and head back to the start area.
  • ~ When you come up the short steep ramp at Evans Street, enter the Showgrounds gates and run along the internal road.
  • ~ Turn onto the grass where directed and run over the finish line!
  • ~ Remember to smile!

Printable PDF map:

Link to interactive map: Click HERE

2019 course video below.

Photos from all over the course: