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Port Macquarie - NSW - Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer 2024

Price $15 – $30 AUD + BF Register

Event description

Black Dog Ride's iconic annual 1 Dayer aims to start a national conversation about depression and suicide prevention. Help us get the country talking and join your local 1 Dayer on 17th March 2024.

8 Australians take their lives every single day, that's one Aussie every 3 hours losing their life to the black dog.

On the third Sunday of March, Black Dog Ride is uniting under one banner with one voice on one single day to amplify a national message of hope, awareness and prevention. Let's get the conversation started, register for the Black Dog Ride 1 Dayer 2024 today!

Port Macquarie 1 Dayer 2024 Details:

Ride Registration:

By registering, you will also receive your rider kit upon check-in on the day at the ride, which includes:

  • 1 Dayer patch
  • Round 1 Dayer 2024 participation bike sticker
  • 'Black Dog Rider' bike sticker

Please Note: Online ticket sales for this event will close at 10am AEDT on Sunday 17th March 2024.

Ride Itinerary:

8:30am Check in & registration at the Port Macquarie Service Centre - back carport on the highway

10:00am Stands up and ride departs for Beechwood Tavern for a 45 min stop.

Lunch will be at Long Flat Tavern

2:00pm Departing for Wauchope, Laurieton & Bonny Hills

Finish is at Bonnie Hills Tavern for raffles and drinks

Full Route: 

  1. Heading up the Pacific Highway to Telegraph Point, turn left onto Pembrooke Rd heading to Beechwood Tavern, 45min stop. 
  2. Then heading off to Rosewood road right on the Oxley highway to Long Flat Tavern for lunch.
  3. Leaving the tavern at 2:00pm heading back down the Oxley highway to Bago Road in Wauchope, heading down highway to Kew turn off.
  4. Down through Laurieton up the coast road to Bonny Hills Tavern for raffles and drinks

Ride Preparation

It is imperative that riders ensure their bike is registered, roadworthy, and in proper working order, ready for the significant distance ride ahead. It is also imperative that riders and pillion passengers are fit and well enough for the journey. Black Dog Ride does not take responsibility for these matters.

Share the Ride

All States have a Facebook Group to help you connect with fellow riders. Once you have registered for this ride you can go to your state's Facebook Group and apply for membership. Here's the link to your state group.

NSW Black Dog Riders


Start your fundraising efforts HERE. All donations over $2 are tax deductible.


Our Online Shop has our standard range of merchandise for sale all year round. You can access our shop via our website,

We will have Merchandise on the ride for purchase 

Ride Coordinator

Your Coordinator for this ride is Josh Salter. 

You can reach him via email on or if you have any specific questions about the ride

Black Dog Ride contact: 


The safety and wellbeing of all ride participants is our priority: While participating in Black Dog Ride events, at any time where you are, or are likely to be, in control of a vehicle, the consumption of alcohol and illegal drugs is prohibited. At all times at Black Dog Ride events, the use of illegal substances is prohibited. Non-compliance of this requirement will result in your immediate disqualification from further participation in the event, and no refunds will be given.

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