Sunday, July 21 2013
Running Australia Accreditation: Yes
This year’s Coal and Allied Winery Running Festival in the beautiful Hunter Valley, expects to attract more than 3000 participants. The unique participant sports event has grown on the back of the interesting and picturesque course and great host venue. There are six running & walking events to choose from, catering for novice and serious participants including the Kids Marathon, 5km & 10km winery wander run/walk, half or full Marathons. The overall event draws one of the biggest spectator crowds seen at regional running events in Australia, with more than 5000 spectators expected to visit the Hunter Valley Gardens village on race day, 21 July 2013. Spectators will enjoy one of the best Running Festival venues in Australia, which adjoins 32 acres of international standard themed gardens and a tourist village brimming with cafes, restaurants and shops. The event offers a carnival atmosphere with sport/health and local produce exhibitors and live entertainment. The day will be a celebration of the healthy lifestyle on offer in one of Australia's most picturesque tourism areas.