A brand new running festival is heading to NSW’s Hunter Region this winter. The very first running of Hunter Valley Ultra will take place on June 21 and 22 and will be one of the many must-do events on this year’s trail calendar. Hosted by The Motiv Australia, the Pont3 portfolio includes a range of other running events such as Blackmores Sydney Running Festival, Tasmanian Running Festival and The Coastal Ascent. The exceptional trail running experience is the perfect activity for the whole family to enjoy.
“An iconic, fun and family friendly event in one of NSW premiere destinations”
The Hunter Valley Ultra features a number of races fit for all ages and abilities. The 12km and 30km Ultra Course is open to those aged 16 and older; while the ultimate 60km and 102km Ultra Course is open to those 18 and older. Kids can also take part in the action in the Kid’s Challenge, open to those aged 12 and under. Explore all the race options and register for Hunter Valley Ultra 2019 here.
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Posted by Hunter Valley Ultra on Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Hunter Valley Ultra takes place at Drayton’s Winery in the Hunter Region of NSW. (555 Oakey Creek Rd, Pokolbin NSW 2320).
Located just over two hours north of Sydney, Pokolbin is easily accessible by car as well as public transport. Parking is available throughout the event but is only available to those with pre-paid parking passes. Pre-paid parking is available at Drayton’s Winery for $20 per day or $30 for two days.
Visitors are highly encouraged to utilise the free shuttle service throughout the event. Shuttles will operate over the course of the weekend between Race HQ (Drayton’s Winery), Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley and Cessnock city Centre. Buses operate every 15-20 minutes; with extra services running in the two hours leading up to the start of each race.
There are a number of accomodation options available in Pokolbin and the Hunter Valley area. Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley is the official accomodation partner for the 2019 event. The hotel is offering a discounted rate for registered participants. You can explore the lodging options and make a reservation here.
A range of neighbouring hotels and airbnbs are also available throughout the weekend and can be explored below.
Located in the heart of the NSW’s wine region, there are plenty of vineyards, wineries and estates to visit. Popular venues include Rothvale Vineyard and Winery, Hope Estate, Tulloch Wines and Hunter Distillery. Book our a tour of the various states; or join a wine tour and explore all of the best wineries Hunter Valley has to offer.
The Hunter Region is also home to some of the most stunning scenery in the country; and offer plenty of ways to take it all in. The Hunter Valley Gardens feature over 25 acres of sensational sights, colours and fragrances among ten feature gardens.
If you want to have a unique and memorable experience, make sure to see Hunter Valley from above! Hunter Valley Vintage Wings provide safe and exciting flying experiences, offering visitors the best views of the region. Balloon Aloft Hunter Valley have been offering the highest quality balloon flight services for over 35 years. With sunrise flights departing daily and a traditional champagne celebration and gourmet breakfast to conclude, this is one experience you’ll definitely want to splurge on!
The very first edition of Hunter Valley Ultra will take place from June 21-22, 2019.
Rad Season is providing you with hotels and Airbnbs at the lowest prices available online. Book your stay for Hunter Valley Ultra 2019 using the map below!
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