17km Bump to Beach

This event has been cancelled for 2021.

This Point-to-point race starts at the Top of the Bump on Black  Mountain Road. It is also the last leg of the 64km Kuranda to Port Douglas Trail Race Relay.


3 October 2021

Transport / Start location

B2B. Cost is $20.00. Those in the 17km B2B who paid for transport as part of their registration will be picked up at 7.30am at Port Douglas Surf Lifesaving Club, corner of Mowbray St & Esplanade, Port Douglas. 

The 17km Bump to Beach race starts at the Top of the Bump on Black Mountain Road. From Port Douglas (1 hour north of Cairns) it is a 40 minute drive along the Captain Cook Highway to the Top of the Bump.  

From Port Douglas drive 10km north-west towards Mossman on the Captain Cook Highway and turn left onto the Rex Range (Mossman-Mt Molloy Road). Follow this windy pass for 20.5 km turn left onto Euluma Creek Road, after 280 m take the 1st left to stay on Euluma Creek Road. Stay on Euluma Creek Road and follow the signs to Black Mountain Hideaway, the Top of the Bump is about 1km past the Black Mountain Hideaway turnoff.



Non-certified trail race of 17 km. Other options include a 64 km ultra and 64km relay races.

How long in existence

Inaugural race was held on 28 August 2011.

Race records

Male: Laurie Green in 1:07:09. Course record set in 2012.

Female: Julia Anderson 1:13:30. Course record set in 2018.

Past winners

Year Male Time Female Time
2011 Paul Ryan 1:20:11 Lucy Forbes 1:25:18
2012 Laurie Green 1:07:09 Angel Hayes 1:36:22
2013 David Stevenson 1:13:33 Jacinta O’Neill 1:19:36
2014 Cam Mckay 1:22:53 Shaynee Filmer 1:27:47
2015 Paul McDowall 1:25:12 Julie Wilson 1:38:03
2016  Sean Cooper  1:42:42  Billie Fincham 1:30:00
2017 Adam Fox 1:16:34 Billie Fincham 1:20:57
2018 Ian Anderson 1:16:50 Julia Anderson 1:13:30
2019 Nick Carling  1:17:42 Esin Akkartal 1:36:52
2020 Philip Harris 1:18:28 Jordan Anderton 1:20:04













Race Organisers

Dynamic Running Ltd. 2014-onwards

Cairns Road Runners and Triathlon Club 2011-2013