The Portland Winter Solstice Fun Run incorporates 3 challenging scenic runs and achievement walks, a carnival finish line with food, face painting, live music, and a free 1km Kid's Dash. Portland Runners Club proudly donates $2 per entry to South West Relay-For-Life, with great prizes on offer.
Foreshore 5km Run/Walk The course proceeds along Bentinck St, and then Lee-Breakwater Rd. Views of the beautiful Portland Bay foreshore include the wharf, marina, Angling and Yacht Clubs, the breakwater, Nuns Beach, and unparalleled views from the historic War Memorial tower, cliff top lawns, and Portland Lighthouse. The loop finishes at Ploughed Field.
The Fawthrop Lagoon + Foreshore 9km Run/Walk
The course follows the 5km route on Bentinck St, but also laps the tranquil Fawthrop Lagoon before rejoining the 5km course at Canal Crt, and then continuing along Lee-Breakwater Rd.
Lighthouse-To-Lighthouse 15km Run/Walk Shuttle buses are available for competitors begin at Cape Nelson Lighthouse, and follow Norman Wade Scenic Drive to Cape Nelson Rd. The course affords magnificent views of Nelson Bay, Yellow Rock, and Enchanted Forest, as well as the beautiful Portland foreshore, historic War Memorial Tower and Portland Lighthouse from the cliff top lawns, before finishing at Ploughed Field opposite the Portland District Hospital.