Registrations will be taken on Friday the 16th of June between 4pm and 7pm and on Saturday the 17th of June between 11am and 4pm at the Central Coast Stadium. Entries will be open for the 12km Fun Run, the Half Marathon and the Kids’ Run. EFTPOS facilities will be available.


What time does the race start?

Half marathon starts at 7:00am

12km fun run starts at 8:00am

Kids’ Run starts at 7:00am

Can I get a lift to the start before the race?

There are no buses from Gosford to the start area, please take the train – times are 6.11 for the half marathon (gets into Woy Woy at 6.20)  6.51 and 7.11 will get you there for the start of the 12km.

Which Roads will be closed if I need to be dropped off at the start?

Brisbane Water Drive between 7.45am and 9.30am

I am unable to run, can I get a refund?

Unfortunately not, The Bay to Bay Running Festival is a charity fundraising event, with a no refund policy.

I am unable to run, can I still get my T-shirt?

If you qualify for a T-shirt (one of the first 2000 to enter) Yes, it can be collected on Friday 16th between 4pm and 7pm, or Saturday 17th from the Central Coast Stadium, between 11am and 4pm, or Sunday 18th June from the finish area, after the race.

Collection of race packs

No race packs will be posted. These can be collected from the finish area at the Central Coast Stadium on Friday the 16th June between 4pm and 7pm or on Saturday the 17th of June between 11am and 4pm. Alternatively race numbers/timing chips ONLY can be collected from the CWA Hall in Woy Woy from 6am prior to the start of the race. T-shirts will then be available from the finish area after the race.

Can I collect my friends number & T-shirt for them?

Yes, as long as they are aware of that.

My T-shirt is the wrong size can I change it ?

Unfortunately not, as sizes have been made to order

Can I leave belongings at the start?

All belongings need to be bagged, with your race number clearly written on, & will be transported to the finish. Nothing can be left at the start

Can I run with a pram?

Competitors wishing to run with prams are asked to start at the back of the pack

On the run

Are there any toilets on the route?

Yes public toilets are available at the at the 3km, 6km and 8km points for the 12km fun run, and 9km, 12km and 14km for the half marathon.

Are there any cut off times for the half marathon?

Runners must make it past the 6km mark within 50 mins and past the 18km mark within 3 hours.

What happens if I need to drop out how do I get to the finish?

Stop at a drinks station

If I have to drop out, what do I do with my timing chip?

You can keep the timing chip, as it is disposable

Are there any medical staff on route?

In an emergency medical staff will be transported anywhere on the course. Medical personnel are stationed at the drink stop at Tascott and near Gosford RSL – opposite Bunnings

Where are the drinks stops along the route?

At the 3km 6km & 9km points for the 12km Fun run. For the Half Marathon, at the 5km, 9km, 12km, 15km, and 18km


What is available at the drinks stops?

Water for 12km fun run. Water (all drink stops) and Gatorade (9km and 15km) for half marathon


What happens to unclaimed prizes?

Prizes must be collected on the day. Prizes will not be mailed to recipients. Any unclaimed prizes will be forfeited.

Where are the toilets in the stadium?

Within the western grandstand at the finish area

Is there a meeting area, I have lost my family?

The stage, located behind the western grandstand

Where is lost property?

Go to the information tent, located behind the western grandstand

Where do I collect my bag at the finish?

On the grass area.

How long will it take for the last runner/walker to finish?

Approximately 2 1/2 hours for 12km fun run and 3 1/4 hours for the half marathon.

How long will it take the first runner to finish?

Approximately 34 minutes for the 12km fun run and 66 minutes for the half marathon.

Where do I catch the bus to the start after the race?

There will be no buses back to the Woy Woy after the race.

Also there is a train station near by.

What time are the presentations?


When & where can I see my photograph?

From the Abbey Digital Bay to bay website.

When & where can I get the results?

Multisport Australia or the Terrigal Trotters website (archived results).

Are there any finishers certificates?

Yes they can be downloaded from

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