The Byng course starts and finishes adjacent to the Byng Church. There is car parking available along Byng Road north of the start line. The track consists of a good quality gravel surface and is quite hilly in places. There is a toilet at the church. Caution: Watch for traffic on the public roads and stay on the right hand side of the road.
As you pass the 5.8 km turn point, head east up the rise where you will see an old shearing shed on your right hand side. Continue down the hill until to reach the turnaround (entrance to and old stone homestead on your left – with great views across the valley). On your return make sure you take in the beautiful countryside views to the north and west.
As you pass the 8 km turn point at the homestead, continue to head east down the hill as to reach the village of Byng. Go across the creek and around to the south where you will turn at the beautiful stone church. On your return make sure you take in the beautiful countryside views to the north, south and west.
|From the intersection of Summer Street and Peisley Street, head east on Bathurst Road||800m|
|Turn left onto Allenby Road||300m|
|Turn Right onto Icely Road||11.3km|
|Turn right onto Byng Road and continue left down to the Byng Village||5.2km|
There is parking available on the western side of Byng Road in front of the church and down to north towards the creek (see red line below).
Alternatively, you can drive out the Mitchell Highway towards Bathurst and turn left into Favell Road which then joins up with Byng Road that leads to the Byng village.
The Orange Runners Club recommends that caution be taken by members when participating in Club events and activities. In particular, please be aware of and observe the following:
In addition to the above general safety guidelines, the following guidelines apply to the Orange Runners Club trail runs:
Reviewed and Ratified by the 2021 – 2022 Committee | May 2021