HQB Half Marathon

Key Information

The HQB Half Marathon follows two laps of the Coffs Creek Walkway along flat mixed surface paths and boardwalks.

Cost: $60 (or $70 for late entries on Saturday 7th September)

Minimum age: 16 years (as at 8/09/2024)

Walkers are not permitted.

Race start: 08:10am sharp  (Race briefing: 08:05am)

Event Schedule

Saturday 7th Saturday 2024

14:00 to 16:00 – race bib collection and late entries at Coffs Harbour Showground

Sunday 8th Sunday 2024

From 05:45 – race bib collection at Coffs Harbour Showground

08:00 – Half Marathon race briefing

08:10 – Half Marathon race start

11:00 – presentation and random draw prizes

Male and female winners will have their names engraved on a perpetual trophy. Top 3 male and female overall as well as age category winners will receive a prize.

Age categories: 16-19 years, 20-29 years, 30-39 years, 40-49 years, 50-59 years, 60-69 years, 70-79 years and 80+ years. 

Course Map

Water Stations

Thankyou to Life Education, C.ex Group, Early Connections and Mid North Coast Disabled Surfers for manning the following water stations: 

  • 3.9km – Botanical Gardens
  • 6.3km – Dolphin Marine Conservation Park 
  • 8.5km – Hogbin Drive Underpass 
  • 10.5km – Melittas Avenue
  • 13.8km – Botanical Gardens
  • 16.2km – Dolphin Marine Conservation Park 
  • 18.5km – Hogbin Drive Underpass 
  • 20.4km – Melittas Avenue

At 11.2km, opposite the finish line, there will be an unmanned table on the track at the Showground where runners can place a special drink or gel.