Sunday June 20th

The Portland Winter Solstice Fun Run incorporates three challenging and scenic distances which you can run or walk, a carnival finish line with food, music, and a free 1km Kid's Dash. Portland Runners Club proudly donates $2 per entry to Beats Cycle for Hope, with great prizes on offer. Note, courses are not suitable for prams or dogs.

The best of the inner Portland running, including the Fawthrop Lagoon and Foreshore

RUN: Early $20, Late $30, On the Day $40

WALK: Early $15, Late $25, On the Day $35

START TIMES: WALK 9:30am, RUN 10:00am

The Phone Shop 9km Logoon & Foreshore


The Winter Solstice classic15km.  Cape Nelson Lighthouse to town via Scenic & Cape Nelson Roads


RUN: Early $40, Late $50, On the Day $60.  (Bus leaves 9:00am)

WALK: Early $30, Late $40, On the Day $50.  (Bus leaves 8:00am)

START TIMES: WALK 8:30am, RUN 9:30am

Worley 15km Lighthouse to Lighthouse


New in 2019, we're kicking in some trail vibes.  Same start and finish as the 15 but along the Great South West Walk trail.

Early $50, Late $60, On the Day $70.  (Bus leaves 7:30am)


 *This is a 'no cup event', runners will need their own water bottle/cup

Assets Real Estate 25km Lighthouse to Lighthouse

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ENTRY TIMES - Early up to 31st May.  Late through to 18th June and 'On the Day' includes both the 19th & 20th June.

BIB COLLECTION - will be from the Portland CBD at a location to be confirmed on Saturday 19th (2-5pm) or on the day from 7am (no later than 30minutes prior to event start/bus departure time.

BUSES - leave from the Ploughed Field, Bentnick St.  Be there no later than 15 mins before your bus is scheduled to leave.

KIDS RUN - The FREE kids run takes place at approximately 11:30am at the Ploughed Field.  Its 1km long.

Portland Winter Solstice 2021 Cancellation


Due to current Victorian Government COVID restrictions we have been forced to make the decision to cancel the 2021 Portland Winter Solstice Run Walk event.  Everyone who has entered only deserves the best and this is not possible right now.


All current entrants will receive a full refund or a transfer to next years event.  Please notify us if you would like a refund or your entry will be automatically transferred.  Please know we are as devastated as you.  We are a small and hard working committee that wanted nothing more than this race to go ahead.  Please be kind as we post this and touch base with all our current entrants.


Don’t let your training go to waste, grab a friend, get out and enjoy the tracks in your own time.


Any further queries to be directed via email or the pages messenger.




Portland Winter Solstice Run Walk Committee