The Beach to Brother Trail Running Festival offers competitors an opportunity to run through the most spectacular and beautiful scenery along the Mid-North Coast of the Port Macquarie region.

The following distance races are available:

Full Marathon

Team Relay Marathon (two-four persons)

Half Marathon

10 kilometre Walk or Run

Five kilometre Walk or Run

Competitors from the age of 8 can compete in the five-kilometre event (supervision required up to 11).

Competitors from the age of 12 can compete in the 10-kilometre event.

Competitors from the age of 17 can compete in the half-marathon, team-relay marathon, and full marathon.

All of these distances are based on the beautiful Mid-North Coast of NSW, starting in various locations in the Port Macquarie-Hastings region, and all finish atop North Brother Mountain – one of the most scenic lookouts on the North Coast or NSW, located in Dooragan National Park, Laurieton.

For those seeking to qualify for the 2022 Six foot Track, the Beach to Brother Individual Marathon will be a qualifying race. Refer to the Six Foot Track website for qualification times.

COVID-19 Update.

Due to the current lockdown, the 5th Anniversary event has been rescheduled to 14 November, with a secondary back-up date of 13 February 2022. We continue to closely monitor the situation. Registered participants will be notified immediately of any changes to event dates.


This listing was updated on 13/09/2021 by VO2 PERFORMANCE. Port Macquarie-Hastings Council accepts no liability for inaccuracies or errors in the above listing.


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    Sunday 14th Nov 21 - Sunday 13th Feb 22
    Annual event
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    6:00 AM - 2:30 PM
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    Town Beach
    Stewart Street, Port Macquarie, New South Wales, 2444
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    0413 760 899
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    [email protected]
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