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Bay to Birdwood Run

This year's event will take place on Sunday 25 September 2016

The Start

The sun will just be rising over the Adelaide Hills when the very first vehicles start arriving at Adelaide Shores. It will be only 6am but the excitement will be building as the marvellous veteran, vintage and early classic vehicles ready themselves for Bay to Birdwood Run.

Breakfast With The Cars is a tradition with car owners and spectators. It is an opportunity to mix 'n mingle with entrants and their vehicles. A variety of breakfasts will be provided by local vendors and it was washed down with jazz and other vintage entertainment at the start line ahead of Glen Dix waving the flag off at 8:30 am to entrants.

Bay to Birdwood Run Start

The Route

This year's route will be altered due to the long term major roadworks on Hackney Road. More details and a map will be available soon.

The Finish.

The gates at the National Motor Museum will open at 10am with the first entrant vehicles arriving at approximately 10:30am just as the mainstage entertainment program gets underway.

Visitors can soak up the wonderful atmosphere - meandering amidst the parked vehicles, watching the judging of the Concours d'elegance, enjoying a packed picnic basket and joining many of the entrants in the paddock or pre-ordered basket filled with Adelaide Hills regional produce. Admission to the Finish also includes entry into the National Motor Museum. Visitors are encouraged to dress in pre- 1960s fashions to be selected by roving judges as finalist in the Fashions in The Field. The regional Hills produce tent had wine by the glass and a choice of foodplatters from regional food producers. There is also a wide choice of other food stalls as well as activities just for the kids.

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Bay to Birdwood Run 2016 is for cars manufactured upto 31st December 1959.

Click here to see the Run 'Rules'

Cover photo by Tania Cafasso