Event Information

Saturday 2 December 2017

information sheets

Download our handy information sheets that tell you all you need to know about the 2017 event.

About the course

The Bruny Island Ultra starts as early as 4:30am at the Dennes Point picnic area and finishes between 11am and 2:30pm at the lighthouse, Cloudy Bay.  Finishes outside of these times will not be recorded.

The course is a mix of bitumen and dirt road.

The total distance of the event is 64kms and it is split into legs of approximately 2km each.

Relay runners can swap in and out as many times as they like at the start/end of each leg

Getting to the start – please check ferry times and leave plenty of time. Below is an approximate guide to travel times.

 Hobart to Kettering ~40 mins (~34km)

Ferry ~20 mins

Drive to start ~25mins (~23km)

About the course

The Bruny Island Ultra starts as early as 4:30am at the Dennes Point picnic area and finishes between 11am and 2:30pm at the lighthouse, Cloudy Bay.  Finishes outside of these times will not be recorded.

The course is a mix of bitumen and dirt road.

The total distance of the event is 64kms and it is split into legs of approximately 2km each.

Relay runners can swap in and out as many times as they like at the start/end of each leg

Getting to the start – please check ferry times and leave plenty of time. Below is an approximate guide to travel times.

 Hobart to Kettering ~40 mins (~34km)

Ferry ~20 mins

Drive to start ~25mins (~23km)

drink stations

Bring adequate water required for the run with you onto the Island.

Bottles can be filled at the 40 km changeover marker but not at the Hotel please.

There is a drink station at the Hotel sponsored by Gatorade.

toilets

Public toilets are available at the following locations:

  • Dennes Point (start line)
  • Community Center and Hotel in Alonnah
  • Lunawanna Hall
  • Cloudy Bay – Rangers hut

toilets

Public toilets are available at the following locations:

  • Dennes Point (start line)
  • Community Center and Hotel in Alonnah
  • Lunawanna Hall
  • Cloudy Bay – Rangers hut

relay rules

Relay change over can only take place at the designated 2km changeover points.  This means your minimum relay leg is 2km and longer legs are in increments of 2km.

Runners waiting at change over points must be well off the road.

Safety first is the main requirement when stopping at a relay changeover.  It is requested that where possible, cars stop after the markers.

road safety

Please take it carefully when running.  Keep to the right facing oncoming traffic.  For drivers, stop only where it is safe to do so.  all roads are open to the public and absolute caution is required at all times.

All road rules apply.  Play it safe and keep well off the road where possible.

Please keep roadside vehilce doors closed.

road safety

Please take it carefully when running.  Keep to the right facing oncoming traffic.  For drivers, stop only where it is safe to do so.  all roads are open to the public and absolute caution is required at all times.

All road rules apply.  Play it safe and keep well off the road where possible.

Please keep roadside vehilce doors closed.

national park entry

Park entrance fees have been waivered by Parks and Wildlife (sponsors of the event),  However all National Park rules apply.

Remember dogs not permitted, including inside vehicles..