The Fernleigh 15 is a joint venture between Athletics NSW and H-Events; a Hunter based endurance events company. The event promises to be an excellent opportunity to contest a certified 15km road event which are quite rare. The 15km distance is perfect for athletes looking to prepare for future half marathons/marathons.
The course is fast and scenic running the entire length of the Fernleigh Track in Newcastle/Lake Macquarie area of NSW in Australia. The track is the redevelopment of a disused rail track. The surface is a combination of tarred or seal roadway approximately 4-5m wide. Go to the Course page on the website for more detail. The Course will be closed to the public for the duration of the event. Some walkers may need to share the track if not completed by 9.30am.
Interested persons should visit the event website www.fernleigh15.com.au for all event details including registrations. Basic event details are below.
Date: Sunday 21st October
Entry fee: $45 which includes event t-shirt (late fee after 6th October $55)
Team categories: teams consist of 8 scoring competitors and may contain up to 12 runners. Winners will be calculated from accumulated times.
Online entries here