Winter Solstice Fun Run

Choose your pace from Cape Nelson Lighthouse to Portland Lighthouse in the Winter Solstice Fun Run.

Organised by the Portland Runners Club, the family-friendly fitness event offers 15km, 9km and 5km distances, along with a children’s 1km event. Challenge yourself to a length that suits you and breathe in the coastal winter air – then enjoy the festivities around Portland’s Ploughed Field.

The Winter Solstice Fun Run will be held on 22 June in Portland, Victoria. Details at facebook.com/PortlandWinterSolsticeFunRun

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