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Course Guide

With the ocean and lake beside you at all times you will make your way over the Forster/Tuncurry bridge, covering both towns breakwall paths and trails making up 99% of the flat course, with only one slight hill.

McDonalds Forster 21.1km Half Marathon

2 Lap Course – Step By Step

  • Start from the Main Beach end of Oyster Parade and Beach Street
  • Continue straight to the marina and turn left at Ronald McDonald House
  • Continue to the path and veer right then run over the bridge
  • Turn Right upon exiting the Bridge at John Wright Park
  • Turn Left and follow the water
  • Continue on the path past the park and across Ray Street
  • Turn right into Pallman Street and run towards the water
  • Veer left on to the path and across the foot bridge – continue on path
  • Veer left on to the road, keeping the kiosk on your right and head for the breakwall
  • Turn around at the end of the breakwall and return the same way to the park
  • Turn left at the park onto the road and go towards the water
  • Then turn right before the bridge, take a left and run back over the bridge to Forster
  • Turn left off the bridge onto the boardwalk and go under the bridge
  • Once through to the other side then veer onto Memorial Drive
  • Join the path and make and turn around at the Anzac Memorial in front of the Forster Tuncurry Visitor Centre
  • Head back along path to Memorial Drive towards Forster / Tuncurry Bridge
  • Follow the jetty until the end and then go up the ramp onto the path
  • Follow under the bridge toward the marina, veer right down ramp at the stairs
  • Veer left follow the path along the water to the boat ramp
  • Run across the car park behind the traffic island, veer right on to the breakwall
  • Follow the breakwall before you get to the end then veer right onto dirt track
  • Follow through to the car park past  the start and finish area
  • Run past the ocean pool up the hill over Second Head onto the dirt track
  • Follow dirt track past toilet block at Pebbly Beach, continue until turnaround
  • Return back to the start finish area, back through dirt track, left onto breakwall
  • Return past boat ramp, stay on the road do not veer right back toward the path by the water which was the way you came, you must continue to the bridge, head back over the bridge to Tuncurry and repeat the second lap.

Elders Real Estate 10km Run

1 Lap Course – Step By Step

  • Start from the Main Beach end of Oyster Parade and Beach Street
  • Continue straight to the marina and turn left at Ronald McDonald House
  • Continue to the path and veer right then run over the bridge
  • Turn Right upon exiting the Bridge at John Wright Park
  • Turn Left and follow the water
  • Continue on the path past the park and across Ray Street
  • Turn right into Pallman Street and run towards the water
  • Veer left on to the path and across the foot bridge – continue on path
  • Veer left on to the road, keeping the kiosk on your right and head for the breakwall
  • Turn around at the end of the breakwall and return the same way to the park
  • Turn left at the park onto the road and go towards the water
  • Then turn right before the bridge, take a left and run back over the bridge to Forster
  • Turn left off the bridge onto the boardwalk and go under the bridge
  • Once through to the other side then veer onto Memorial Drive
  • Join the path and make and turn around at the Anzac Memorial in front of the Forster Tuncurry Visitor Centre
  • Head back along path to Memorial Drive towards Forster/Tuncurry Bridge
  • Follow the jetty until the end and then go up the ramp onto the path
  • Follow under the bridge toward the marina, veer right down ramp at the stairs
  • Veer left follow the path along the water to the boat ramp
  • Run across the car park behind the traffic island, veer right on to the breakwall
  • Follow the breakwall before you get to the end then veer right onto dirt track
  • Follow through to the car park past  the start and finish area
  • Run past the ocean pool up the hill over Second Head onto the dirt track
  • Follow dirt track past toilet block at Pebbly Beach, continue until turnaround
  • Return back the same way then veer right just past the ocean pool to enter the finish chute

Mid Coast Podiatry 5km Fun Run

1 Lap Course – Step By Step

  • Start from the Main Beach end of Oyster Parade and Beach Street
  • Continue straight to the marina and turn left at Ronald McDonald House
  • Continue to the path and veer right then run over the bridge to Tuncurry
  • Turn around at the end of the bridge and head back to the Forster side
  • Once through to the other side then veer onto Memorial Drive
  • Join the path and make and turn around at the Anzac Memorial in front of the Forster Tuncurry Visitor Centre
  • Head back along path to Memorial Drive towards Forster/Tuncurry Bridge
  • Follow the jetty until the end and then go up the ramp onto the path
  • Follow under the bridge toward the marina, veer right down ramp at the stairs
  • Veer left follow the path along the water to the boat ramp
  • Run across the car park behind the traffic island, veer right on to the breakwall
  • Follow the breakwall before you get to the end then veer right onto dirt track
  • Follow through to the car park past  the start and finish area
  • Turn around the traffic island into ocean pool car park and return to finish

4km Walk and Talk

1 Lap Course – Step By Step

  • Start from the Main Beach end of Oyster Parade and Beach Street
  • Continue straight to the marina and turn left at Ronald McDonald House
  • Continue to the path and veer right then run over the bridge to Tuncurry
  • Turn around at the end of the bridge and head back to the Forster side
  • Once through to the other side exit the bridge and turn right to head towards the Forster Breakwall.
  • Veer right down ramp at the stairs
  • Veer left follow the path along the water to the boat ramp
  • Run across the car park behind the traffic island, veer right on to the breakwall
  • Follow the breakwall before you get to the end then veer right onto dirt track
  • Follow through to the car park past  the start and finish area
  • Turn around the traffic island into ocean pool car park and return to finish

Newcastle Permanent 4km Kids Fun Run

1 Lap Course – Step By Step

  • Start from the Main Beach end of Oyster Parade and Beach Street
  • Continue straight to the marina and turn left at Ronald McDonald House
  • Continue to the path and veer right then run over the bridge to Tuncurry
  • Turn around at the end of the bridge and head back to the Forster side
  • Once through to the other side exit the bridge and turn right to head towards the Forster Breakwall
  • Veer right down ramp at the stairs
  • Veer left follow the path along the water to the boat ramp
  • Run across the car park behind the traffic island, veer right on to the breakwall
  • Follow the breakwall before you get to the end then veer right onto dirt track
  • Follow through to the car park past  the start and finish area
  • Turn around the traffic island into ocean pool car park and return to finish

Newcastle Permanent 2km Kids Fun Run

1 Lap Course – Step By Step

  • Start from the Main Beach end of Oyster Parade and Beach Street
  • Continue straight to the marina and turn left at Ronald McDonald House
  • Turn Right before the bridge and head along the marina path toward Forster Breakwall
  • Veer right down ramp at the stairs
  • Run across the car park behind the traffic island, veer right on to the breakwall
  • Follow the breakwall before you get to the end then veer right onto dirt track
  • Follow through to the car park past the start and finish area
  • Turn around the traffic island into ocean pool car park and return to finish