04 Sep 2021
07 Apr 2021
The Coastal Classic is a 30km trail run along one of the most stunning tracks in Australia, it has everything to offer from rocky terrain, sand running and beaches, to cliff-tops, bushland, rainforest and steep hill inclines. The scenery is spectacular with breathtaking coastal views on the beach and from the cliff tops. You literally feel like you are a million miles from anywhere.
Set amid one of Australia’s oldest and wildest coastal terrains, in fact it is the world’s second oldest national park (after Yellowstone in the U.S), the Coastal Classic is a trail run along the Coast Track from Otford to Bundeena. With 30km of trails, beaches, sand and rainforest – this race has a little bit of everything with great views to top it off!
While the Royal National Park has long been used by runners, thanks to its beautiful scenery and easy access from Sydney’s Southern Suburbs, there hasn’t been a long trail race in the Park in recent years (apart from along Lady Carrington Drive).
The race starts outside Otford Primary School, just a short walk from Otford Railway Station.
The route follows the tarmac road for about 200m before following a footpath and fire trail which heads uphill towards Otford Lookout. This will allow the field to spread out before crossing Lady Wakehurst Drive and starting along the Coast Track.
Initially it’s a...
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