Explore Sydney's Northern Beaches by joining the:

Twilight 20km - From Long Reef to Balgowlah Heights

Thrilling 30km - From Mona Vale Beach to Balgowlah Heights.

Fabulous 50km - From Palm Beach to Balgowlah Heights.

The finer details...

Starting only 45 minutes from Sydney’s CBD, the Northern Beaches route takes the hustle and bustle out of Sydney and leaves you with a picturesque seaside paradise. Visit the Northern Beaches for Event Day or make it an active weekend away, enjoying Manly’s fabulous restaurants, beaches, and amenities. Either way, you are never too far from the heart of Sydney.  

All our Coastrek routes are meticulously selected to give you the most epic adventure, and this year we are picking the best of the best from our favourite Northern Beaches spots! Breathtaking views and natural landscapes are in, busy roads and concrete jungles are out!  

We always put the coast in Coastrek, and our Sydney location delivers. The Northern Beaches route is a stunning stretch of coastline offering amazing views, picturesque rocky headlands and the golden sands of Sydney’s beaches. 

In 2024, you'll be walking from Palm Beach (50km), taking in Barrenjoey Headland - Sydney’s northernmost seaside point - then following the coast through Newport, Mona Vale (30km start) and/or Long Reef (20km) to Balgowlah Heights, where you’ll see Sydney’s famous Harbour including views of North and South Head. 

To access the Sydney route map, download the Capra app from Google Play or the Apple App Store and open the map. Full instructions for the app can be found HERE.

20km capra map

30km capra map

50km capra map


THRIlling 30km


MAP DISCLAIMER: Event distances are approximate and may vary, detour or change on event day due to unforeseen circumstances such as weather, safety considerations or if Chris Hemsworth is spotted on the beach. Just kidding. Or are we?

Hard copy - Coastrek Sydney Map Guide

Wanting to keep it old school? We still have a hard copy map guide available as a simpler alternative to the Capra maps.




Please note:  All Coastrek routes are subject to change. We attempt, at all times, to adhere to the advised route. As we are immersed in nature, however, there may sometimes be circumstances beyond our control (tides, fallen trees/branches, other safety aspects as advised by local councils) that require us to slightly alter the route. In any such cases these will be clearly marked and identified on event day.

It's not a race.

It's a challenge.