Key Race Day points

This is a summary of the key points associated with logistics for access to and from both start and finish line precincts.

Please read all of the details on the both the Start and Finish line logistics pages as below but these are the key points to remember


  • No drop offs or parking at or near the start line
  • No bib collection at the start line. Collect your bib on the Friday at the Carrington Hotel or on the Saturday morning at the Katoomba Christian Centre car park only
  • Plan to arrive at the Katooomba Christian Centre car park a minimum of 100 minutes before your wave start time.
  • Shuttle buses will also be able to pick up people staying in Central Katoomba, at the YHA Hostel (207 Katoomba Street).
  • Make sure you leave plenty of time! There will be queues, buses will be full at key points in time and there will be queues at the toilets when you get to the start
  • Comprehensive details are available at this page


  • Take the free spectator buses to Caves House!
    • Buses depart Start Line at 7:45am
    • Buses depart from outside Carrington Hotel, Katoomba Street at 10:00am
    • Buses pick up from intersection of Duckmaloi Road and Caves Road at 11:00 am
  • There is no access for any private vehicles to Caves House via Caves Road
  • There is no access or parking for any private vehicles at Caves House unless your vehicle has a pre issued parking pass
  • There are a strictly limited number of parking passes for Caves House available for special needs access. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your case and details
  • Buses will depart Caves House for Katoomba in 2 main groups
    • The first group will start to depart at 1:30 through to before the presentations start at 2:45
    • The second group will depart after the completion of the presentations at 3:40 and will depart as buses fill until all runners and supporters have boarded.
  • All bus movements are subject to Traffic Management control
  • Comprehensive details are available at this page


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