The Great North Walk 100s (GNW100s). This document provides 2017
GNW100s Runners and their
Support Crews with the information they need to prepare for, and
participate in, the GNW100s. Although this is the thirteenth year of the
GNW100s, we are sure there will be things that could be done better.
We welcome your feedback on the GNW100s so that we can improve the
Event in future years.
here) formed in 1983 and has been very active in
promoting running and walking for recreation and competition on the
NSW Central Coast. The Club runs from Terrigal Beach Car Park at
6:00am every Saturday morning when more than 100 runners of all ages
and abilities gather to run/walk 10 to 18 kilometres, followed by
tea/coffee, juice and socialising. The Club also organises the
annual Bay to Bay
Running Festival (click
here) each June
which attracts more than 2,000 competitors and raises significant
sums for local charities.
conduct of the GNW100s is dependent on the cooperation of a number
of public authorities including the
NSW Crown Lands Division ,
National Parks and Wildlife Service,
Forestry Corporation of NSW ,
Roads and Maritime Services NSW ,
NSW Rural Fire Service,
Central Coast Council,
Lake Macquarie City Council and
Cessnock City Council. Terrigal
Trotters Inc. is grateful to these organizations for their
cooperation. In order to gain their approval, a number of their
requirements have been incorporated in the Rules for the GNW100s.
So that the GNW100s can continue in future years, all Runners and
Support Crews are requested to abide by the Rules of the GNW100s
as specified in this document and to obey any lawful directions
given by authorised members of the above organizations.
the superior powers of the above-mentioned Public Authorities, the
Race Director has authority on all matters related to
the GNW100s during the course of the Event. He, or his designee,
can be contacted at any time during the GNW100s on 0408 430694.
success of the GNW100s is dependent on the help of many Volunteers
for which the Organisers are very grateful. Please treat them with
respect and thank them when you have the opportunity.
Terrigal Trotters is very grateful for the
support of the volunteers from Hunter WICEN (Wireless Institute
Civil Emergency Network) who provide the radio communications
essential to the successful operation of the GNW100s.