We know dogs are man's best friend and let me tell you, they hate missing out on jumping in the car and heading to a new place to sniff and explore with their best friend on the trails. So we have a race you can bring them all to in the beautiful Cairncross State Forest near Port Macquarie on the Mid North Coast of NSW.

We know that events are designed to test out our trail skills and endurance, well this race is for everyone. If you are just starting out in trail running or a ultra runner, this course caters for all levels and skills. You can walk the picturesque course or you can run or even race it.

This may be your first official trail run with you dog or you may be old pro's at trail racing together. So what do you need to know?

You have options either 21km, 14km, 7km or a short options for the beginners 4km.

The Course (7km) has about 108m of elevation per lap, so it is quiet flat. Your best friends have tons of energy, but it can be a new experience consistently running alongside you in a race endurance format, so pick a race that is suited to your dogs fitness level.

You will travel through land of the traditional owners, the Birpai People.

This listing was updated on 07/01/2022 by Coastal Track and Trail Runners. Port Macquarie-Hastings Council accepts no liability for inaccuracies or errors in the above listing.


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    Sunday 27th Mar 22
    Annual event
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    6:30 AM - 1:00 PM
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    Trails andTails
    Lot 196 Pembrooke Road, Telegraph Point, New South Wales, 2441
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    0434 048 688
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    [email protected]
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    Disabled access available, contact operator for details.
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