This is a flat 5km loop course that follows the Stockton foreshore walking track taking in views of the Hunter River, Newcastle Harbour, Nobbys Lighthouse,and Stockton Beach.
The course begins to the east of the iconic Stockton Ferry at the end of Mitchell St. The run begins following the foreshore walking track eastwards along Newcastle Harbour past the Lions Park and playground with views of Nobbys Headland and Lighthouse. The course loops back eastwards at the Stockton Breakwall and travels back towards the ferry. The course continues along the Harbour along the along the Ballast ground and Hunter River towards the Stockton boat ramp and Sailing Club with its many resident pelicans. The track continues along the Hunter River to the turnaround point at the Stcokton Scout Hall.