Southern Cross University 5km 

Key Information

The Southern Cross University 5km Fun Run / Walk follows half of the Coffs Creek Walkway. The course is flat on a mixture of paths, boardwalks and bush trails.

Cost: $25 or $35 for late entries on Saturday 9th September in-person at Coffs Harbour Showground

No minimum age

Race start: 10:30am sharp  (Race Briefing: 10:20am)

Race Schedule

Saturday 9th Saturday 2023

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

Sunday 10th Saturday 2023

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

10:00 – 5km bib collection closes

10:20 – 5km race briefing

10:30 – 5km race start

11:30  – presentation and random draw

Prizes will be given to the top 3 male and female overall as well as age category winners. Age categories include under 12, 12-15 years, 16-19 years, 20-29 years, 30-39 years, 40-49 years, 50-59 years, 60-69 years, 70-79 years and 80+ years.

Drink Stations

Thankyou to Life Education,  Early Connections and Mid North Coast Disabled Surfers Association for manning the drink stations.


  • 1.3km – Botanical Gardens
  • 2.2km – Hogbin Drive Underpass 
  • 3.8km – Melittas Avenue

Course Maps