Stage by Stage Breakdown Information

Delirious West consists of 22 different segments in the 200 Miler and 12 segments in the 100 Miler.

Here are some detailed descrptions of each segment.

200 MILER SEGMENT INFORMATION

Segment 1 – Northcliffe to Chesapeake Rd West

  • Distance =25.71k
  • Elevation = 424m
  • Notes = Public toilets opposite the start line
  • Description = From the start line, follow our ‘traditional’ out’n’back to for 1.5k, before returning past the start line and following the course out of town along the old train line. Be careful of several road crossings and running alongside the Windy Harbour Rd in the first 8k or so. Most of this section is along some single trail through a combination of forests and open bush. Will be sandy in sections.

Segment 2 – Chesapeake Rd West to Chesapeake Rd East

  • Distance =17.54k
  • Elevation = 280m
  • Notes = Drop toilet at Lake Maringup
  • Description = After crossing the bridge, you will head out into the trails and tracks alongside Gardiner River before heading down to Lake Maringup. Some beautiful tuart forests and lowland scrub through the area.

Segment 3 – Chesapeake Rd East to Dog Rd

  • Distance =11.93k
  • Elevation = 183m
  • Notes = No toilets along this section
  • Description = A flood plain section in parts with low lying scrub through much along the trails. Remember to turn left when you hit Dog Rd to go 150m up to the aid station. This section is quite exposed so be prepared.

Segment 4 – Dog Rd to Pingerup Rd

  • Distance =18.38k
  • Elevation = 273m
  • Notes = Drop toilet at Dog Pool campsite
  • Description = Similar to the previous section and quite exposed in parts. A few more rolling sections and some Tuart Forests.

Segment 5 – Pingerup Rd to Broke Inlet

  • Distance =16.58k
  • Elevation = 209m
  • Notes = Drop toilet at Mount Chance campsite
  • Description = Nice rolling trails and again through some flood plain sections. Some Tuart forest sections along the way and again some sandy sections.

Segment 6 – Broke Inlet to Mandalay Beach

  • Distance =21.24k
  • Elevation = 239m
  • Notes = Drop toilets at Mandalay beach
  • Description = Some nice covered trails for much of this section mixed with some boardwalks and open bush sections, before you start hearing the rumble of the waves crashing at the ocean as you get nearer to the beach. Dunes will greet you in the last few kilometres as you arrive at the aid station

Segment 7 – Mandalay Beach to Mt Clare

  • Distance =20.15k
  • Elevation = 534m
  • Notes = Drop toilet at Mandalay, Long Point campsite (a little off course) and Mount Clare campsite.
  • Description = Your first introduction to the beach! Straight down from the aid station and then 750m along the beach before heading up into the dunes. It is a tricky little turn where we will have a sign but also watch for the footprints!¬†Some nice¬† sandy dune trails for several kilometres follow before eventually turning North towards Mount Clare. The suspension bridge crossing is magnificent and signals the start of the first climb for Delirious. Don’t forget that the aid station is a tiny bit (50m) off the course in the carpark so keep an eye out for it.

Segment 8 – Mount Clare to Walpole

  • Distance =9.81k
  • Elevation = 116m
  • Notes = Flush toilets at Rec Centre
  • Description = A nice down hill section into the township of Walpole. Fire trails and foot paths. Please be careful when crossing your first lot of busier roads. Always stop first before crossing. When you hit town, turn right at the hotel and follow the flagging down to the oval in the centre of town and over to the Rec Centre. Your first sleep station.

Segment 9 – Walpole to Giant Tingle

  • Distance =9.33k
  • Elevation = 268m
  • Notes = Drop toilet at Giant Tingle
  • Description = Head out from the rec centre and down and around the Coalmine Caravan Park before crossing a couple of main roads including the highway so please look out. Consistent up on this section through some Giant Tingle trees to the aid station. Lots of cover once you cross the highway.

Segment 10 – Giant Tingle to Tree Top

  • Distance =20.39k
  • Elevation = 498m
  • Notes = Drop toilet at Franklin River campsite and Tree Top.
  • Description = A stunning section of trails and fire tracks through the forests of giant trees. You’ll arrive alongside the Franklin River half way through before heading dow to the Tree Top Walk. Lots of tracks through this section so be careful to follow the bib track markers here as long way back (and not great service) to correct any errors.

Segment 11 – Tree Top to Conspicuous Cliffs

  • Distance =16.17k
  • Elevation = 322m
  • Notes = Public toilets at Tree Top and drop toilets at Giants campsite and Conspicuous.
  • Description = Prepare to be blown away by starting this section with an incredible 400m loop of the Tree Top Walk, followed by a 300m loop of the Ancient Empire! Then head East on the Bib track after passing the aid station and enjoy several more amazing kilometres of trails through the forests, becore descending down to the highway crossing. A small climb up past a communications tower, before winding your way down through the dunes to Conspicuous. Note that the aid station is 100m from the trail up in the carpark.

Segment 12 – Conspicuous Cliffs to Peaceful Bay

  • Distance =15.50k
  • Elevation = 253m
  • Notes = Drop toilet at Rame Head campsite
  • Description = Head down to the beach and your next small beach section for only about 150m. The next 15k will be much of the same of coastal scrub and up and down dunes along much single trail.When you get to Peaceful bay, the aid station is just in the entance to the park opposite the shop/reception.

Segment 13 – Peaceful Bay to Boat harbour

  • Distance =18.26k
  • Elevation = 225m
  • Notes = Drop toilet just at campsite about 1.2k before aid station.
  • Description = Head back out to beach and turn left to follow the beach along to the Irwin Inlet crossing for the famous Jet ski ride. Don’t forget to pay the Ferry Man!!! This section you are actually not on the Bibbulmun Track. Here you will contiue for 5.4k along the beach (including a little up over a mound at the 4.7k mark) before heading up over the bluff. DON’T turn where you re-join the Bib Track about 3k after the jet ski crossing, as that will take you back to Peaceful Bay! Another 10k or so along a few more beaches and up over the dunes and you’ll arrive to the remote Boat Harbour aid station.

Segment 14 – Boat Harbour to Parry beach

  • Distance =10.82k
  • Elevation = 240m
  • Notes = Toilets and showers at Parry beach
  • Description = Similar to the previous section heading out along the beach before some nice sandy dune trails into Parry beach.

Segment 15 – Parry Beach to Monkey Rocks

  • Distance =17.06k
  • Elevation = 280m
  • Notes = Drop toilet at William Bacy campsite and Lights Beach
  • Description = Head straight down to the beach for a nice long section along the beach towards Greens Pool. If you hit Greens Pool, you’ve missed the turn off the beach up on the track. We make it as 7.2k along the beach from Parry’s before you head up into the dunes again. Another 10k or so of dune trails plus some actual asphalted paths around lights beach will be a welcome change!

Segment 16 – Monkey Rocks to Denmark

  • Distance =12.50k
  • Elevation = 339m
  • Notes = Only toilets at Denmark Rec Centre
  • Description = The infamous Monkey Rocks. Your next decent climb for Delirious. This is comfortably the most technical section of Delirious. This section will actually be flagegd by us in addition to the Bib Track markers (pink flagging with reflective tape). Several runners have been lost up here at night for hours, so be vigilant. Once you come down the other side, you will arrive in the outer streets of Denmark. Please follow the signage carefully through here as lots of streets. You will also leave the Bibbulmun Track as you get to the last several hundred metres from the Rec Centre so be vigilant to your gpx files and also keep an eye out for additional flagging we will put in only for this section from Monkey Rocks.

Segment 17 – Denmark to Lowlands

  • Distance =21.92k
  • Elevation = 309m
  • Notes = Drop toilet at Nullaki campsite and Lowlands.
  • Description = Here you will catch a car/bus shuttle on the hour around from the Rec Centre to the Nullaki peninsula to continue your journey by foot. The grassy section for the first 4-5k can be a bit of a snake haven (as can most of the course really), so just be extra careful (and noisy). You’ll then run along Eden Rd for a few kilometres, before heading South and up into the scrub and dunes again, snaking your way to Lowlands. You’ll hit the road and turn right to head down 300 metres to the beach and aid station.

Segment 18 – Lowlands to Shelley Beach

  • Distance =17.1k
  • Elevation = 403m
  • Notes = Drop toilets at West Cape Howe campsite and Shelley Beach
  • Description = Head back up the road 300 metres to where the trail crossed and head towards Shelley Beach. 17k of magical dune trais and spectacular views! When you get to the high point over Shelley Beach, you will leave the Bib Track here (follow sings) for a sharp decent down to Shelley Beach. One of the most spectacular views you will find!

Segment 19 – Shelley Beach to Cosy Corner

  • Distance =8.53k
  • Elevation = 188m
  • Notes = Drop toilet at Torbay campsite and Cosy Corner
  • Description = Straight back up that descent you just came down and re-join the Bib Track to head to Cosy Corner. More dune trails but also some pockets of forests. When you hit the cam grounds, turn right and continue down to the end of the car park area to the aid station.

Segment 20 – Cosy Corner to Sandpatch

  • Distance =18.72k
  • Elevation = 300m
  • Notes = Drop toilet at Muttonbird and Sandpatch
  • Description = Upon departing Cosy, head to the beach and run the beach section, noting that a couple of kilometres in, will see a rocky section which you can either take the path closer to the water if tides permit, or climb up over the top. Head up the track to the top of Muttonbird and continue along the dune trails alongside the wind turbines. Noting here there are lots of side trracks and trails so take note to follow the Bibbulmun Track.

Segment 21 – Sandpatch to Finish

  • Distance =9.63k
  • Elevation = 98m
  • Notes = Toilets at the finish
  • Description = Take a moment to reflect here becuase as you ddepart the aid station, there is a moment to pause, have a cold beer and reflect that you are getting this done! 7 kilometres of sandy trails before hitting the road crossing at Frenchmans bay and following the footpath down to the finish line for the last few kilometres. Savour the moment, you’ve DONE IT!!!!

100 MILER SEGMENT INFORMATION

Segment 11 – Tree Top to Conspicuous Cliffs

  • Distance =16.17k
  • Elevation = 322m
  • Notes = Public toilets at Tree Top and drop toilets at Giants campsite and Conspicuous.
  • Description = Prepare to be blown away by starting this section with an incredible 400m loop of the Tree Top Walk, followed by a 300m loop of the Ancient Empire! Then head East on the Bib track after passing the aid station and enjoy several more amazing kilometres of trails through the forests, becore descending down to the highway crossing. A small climb up past a communications tower, before winding your way down through the dunes to Conspicuous. Note that the aid station is 100m from the trail up in the carpark.

Segment 12 – Conspicuous Cliffs to Peaceful Bay

  • Distance =15.50k
  • Elevation = 253m
  • Notes = Drop toilet at Rame Head campsite
  • Description = Head down to the beach and your next small beach section for only about 150m. The next 15k will be much of the same of coastal scrub and up and down dunes along much single trail.When you get to Peaceful bay, the aid station is just in the entance to the park opposite the shop/reception.

Segment 13 – Peaceful Bay to Boat harbour

  • Distance =18.26k
  • Elevation = 225m
  • Notes = Drop toilet just at campsite about 1.2k before aid station.
  • Description = Head back out to beach and turn left to follow the beach along to the Irwin Inlet crossing for the famous Jet ski ride. Don’t forget to pay the Ferry Man!!! This section you are actually not on the Bibbulmun Track. Here you will contiue for 5.4k along the beach (including a little up over a mound at the 4.7k mark) before heading up over the bluff. DON’T turn where you re-join the Bib Track about 3k after the jet ski crossing, as that will take you back to Peaceful Bay! Another 10k or so along a few more beaches and up over the dunes and you’ll arrive to the remote Boat Harbour aid station.

Segment 14 – Boat Harbour to Parry beach

  • Distance =10.82k
  • Elevation = 240m
  • Notes = Toilets and showers at Parry beach
  • Description = Similar to the previous section heading out along the beach before some nice sandy dune trails into Parry beach.

Segment 15 – Parry Beach to Monkey Rocks

  • Distance =17.06k
  • Elevation = 280m
  • Notes = Drop toilet at William Bacy campsite and Lights Beach
  • Description = Head straight down to the beach for a nice long section along the beach towards Greens Pool. If you hit Greens Pool, you’ve missed the turn off the beach up on the track. We make it as 7.2k along the beach from Parry’s before you head up into the dunes again. Another 10k or so of dune trails plus some actual asphalted paths around lights beach will be a welcome change!

Segment 16 – Monkey Rocks to Denmark

  • Distance =12.50k
  • Elevation = 339m
  • Notes = Only toilets at Denmark Rec Centre
  • Description = The infamous Monkey Rocks. Your next decent climb for Delirious. This is comfortably the most technical section of Delirious. This section will actually be flagegd by us in addition to the Bib Track markers (pink flagging with reflective tape). Several runners have been lost up here at night for hours, so be vigilant. Once you come down the other side, you will arrive in the outer streets of Denmark. Please follow the signage carefully through here as lots of streets. You will also leave the Bibbulmun Track as you get to the last several hundred metres from the Rec Centre so be vigilant to your gpx files and also keep an eye out for additional flagging we will put in only for this section from Monkey Rocks.

Segment 17 – Denmark to Lowlands

  • Distance =21.92k
  • Elevation = 309m
  • Notes = Drop toilet at Nullaki campsite and Lowlands.
  • Description = Here you will catch a car/bus shuttle on the hour around from the Rec Centre to the Nullaki peninsula to continue your journey by foot. The grassy section for the first 4-5k can be a bit of a snake haven (as can most of the course really), so just be extra careful (and noisy). You’ll then run along Eden Rd for a few kilometres, before heading South and up into the scrub and dunes again, snaking your way to Lowlands. You’ll hit the road and turn right to head down 300 metres to the beach and aid station.

Segment 18 – Lowlands to Shelley Beach

  • Distance =17.1k
  • Elevation = 403m
  • Notes = Drop toilets at West Cape Howe campsite and Shelley Beach
  • Description = Head back up the road 300 metres to where the trail crossed and head towards Shelley Beach. 17k of magical dune trais and spectacular views! When you get to the high point over Shelley Beach, you will leave the Bib Track here (follow sings) for a sharp decent down to Shelley Beach. One of the most spectacular views you will find!

Segment 19 – Shelley Beach to Cosy Corner

  • Distance =8.53k
  • Elevation = 188m
  • Notes = Drop toilet at Torbay campsite and Cosy Corner
  • Description = Straight back up that descent you just came down and re-join the Bib Track to head to Cosy Corner. More dune trails but also some pockets of forests. When you hit the cam grounds, turn right and continue down to the end of the car park area to the aid station.

Segment 20 – Cosy Corner to Sandpatch

  • Distance =18.72k
  • Elevation = 300m
  • Notes = Drop toilet at Muttonbird and Sandpatch
  • Description = Upon departing Cosy, head to the beach and run the beach section, noting that a couple of kilometres in, will see a rocky section which you can either take the path closer to the water if tides permit, or climb up over the top. Head up the track to the top of Muttonbird and continue along the dune trails alongside the wind turbines. Noting here there are lots of side trracks and trails so take note to follow the Bibbulmun Track.

Segment 21 – Sandpatch to Finish

  • Distance =9.63k
  • Elevation = 98m
  • Notes = Toilets at the finish
  • Description = Take a moment to reflect here becuase as you ddepart the aid station, there is a moment to pause, have a cold beer and reflect that you are getting this done! 7 kilometres of sandy trails before hitting the road crossing at Frenchmans bay and following the footpath down to the finish line for the last few kilometres. Savour the moment, you’ve DONE IT!!!!