Forster Running Festival - 21.1km half marathon and fun runs

Treble Bridge Buster Treble Bridge Buster

Beach Bums Treble Bridge Buster

The Ultimate Challenge

Sunday 18th August 2024

2024 Entry Form Honour Roll
21.1km Half Marathon 21.1km Half Marathon

Sevan 21.1km Half Marathon

Can You Handle It?

Sunday 18th August 2024

2024 Entry Form
10km Fun Run 10km Fun Run

First State Property Valuers 10km Fun Run

A Fun Run For Everyone!

Sunday 18th August 2024

2024 Entry Form
5km Fun Run 5km Fun Run

Chop 'n Chill 5km Family Fun Run

Just For Fun!

Sunday 18th August 2024

2024 Entry Form
IMF Walk Sweat Inspire 3km Run IMF Walk Sweat Inspire 3km Run

IMF #RunSweatInspire 3km Run

Supporting the Indigenous Marathon Foundation

Sunday 18th August 2024

2024 Entry Form
3km Kids Fun Run 3km Kids Fun Run

3km Kids Fun Run

For All Ages!

Sunday 18th August 2024

2024 Entry Form

Come and Run Forster Tuncurry – 18th August 2024

Now in its 12th year, this event has grown significantly over the years to have close to 2,000 runners and walkers participating. Run Fest Forster Tuncurry has become a major regional event with local participation and a large number of travelers heading to Forster Tuncurry to indulge in our beautiful area. Through this partnership with Eire Constructions we’ll seek to continue the growth and firmly put Run Fest Forster – Tuncurry on the calendar as a destination event.

We now offer you another reason to get away for a perfect spring weekend and visit our beautiful town in the Great Lakes. Surrounded by ocean and the stunning Wallis Lake, you will make your way running over the Forster Tuncurry Bridge and along both break walls. This is one of the most picturesque run courses you will ever experience. All event course(s) take in the stunning foreshore areas of both towns and connecting bridge.

Whether you are an elite athlete, jogger or walker, there is an event for everyone. The event will be staged from Forster Main Beach area. Enjoy a family day out of fun and fitness where you can choose from the Kids 3km Fun Run, 5km Run, 10km Run and a Half Marathon. Alternatively, you can choose to take on the ultimate challenge: the “Treble Bridge Buster”. Not a runner? Team up with your friends and family and enjoy the beautiful 3km IMF #RunSweatInspire event.

Take your pick of events and join us in Forster Tuncurry this August. We generally have beautiful weather during for the running festival, which is perfect for a dip in the ocean after the run.

Up for the Buster in 2024, complete the Half Marathon + 10km and 5km events. The combined distance of the Buster is 36.1km and includes 10 runs over the iconic Forster Tuncurry Bridge. The Bridgell Buster is a fantastic challenge for the seasoned fun runner or a fantastic hit out if you are looking to step up to running marathon. In addition all finisher’s names will be added to the Treble Bridge Buster Honour Roll.


Key Dates in the lead up to the race weekend


Make sure you register before the end of June 2024 to get your name/nickname on your race BIB. There’s no better way to attract support on the course. Also there is a team trophy – be sure you register your team or join a team when entering. The largest participating team will be announced as the winner of the award.

Good luck with your training and preparations for Run Fest Forster Tuncurry. We look forward to welcoming you, cheering you on and sharing an energised weekend.

Register here for the Forster Running Festival

Until then… #RunHappy!

Kevin Chilvers
Race Director


Join us at our other running events:

Central Coast Running Festival, South West Rocks Running Festival & Port Macquarie Running Festivals

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