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Oct 2014
Thu 23 Oct PWC'S COOL NIGHT CLASSIC (QLD)
The PwC Cool Night Classic is a corporate run/walk that brings together the Brisbane corporate community to raise much needed funds for Queensland based charities. For 20 years Brisbane's corporates have been hitting the pavement with more than $770 000 being raised over the event's history. All proceeds received from entry fees go directly towards the event's charity partners - the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital Foundation and Youngcare. contact: Intraining Running Centre. email: coolnightclassic@intraining.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 25 Oct GREAT ADVENTURE CHALLENGE (NSW)
The Great Adventure Challenge is an exciting, demanding and fun, multi-discipline team of 8 event, covering a range of activities from mountain biking, trail running, kayaking and coasteering, teams are also confronted with mystery tasks, to test the boundaries of both brain and body. email: info@maxadventure.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat 25 Oct 2014 GREAT AMAZING RACE (VIC)
Uplift Events is proud to present Melbourne's ultimate urban adventure race, the 2014 public Great Amazing Race. The event will once again be raising funds to proudly support the Royal Children�s Hospital Foundation. If you love the outdoors, competing and enjoy keeping fit then this is the ideal event as competitors from all ages and fitness levels can enter in this fun filled day. Just gather your partner, a friend, a family member or a work colleague and form a team of 2. Teams will race around Melbourne visiting famous landmarks and locations while completing a variety of activities along the way. Teams will race against the clock and other teams, deciphering clues and puzzles as they navigate their way through the course, relying on their teamwork to try and complete all the mandatory stages in the least amount of time. This is the perfect opportunity for Melburnians to experience the thrill and excitement of an Amazing Race in their own city.  contact: Sam Tram 1300 UPLIFT. email: enquiries@greatamazingrace.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat 25 Oct KING VALLEY CHALLENGE (VIC)
King Valley Challenge is a multi-sport event held in the King Valley. The event consists of a 15km off road run, 12km kayak, 39km road cycle and 3km run to the finish line. You can compete in the event solo or you can compete in a team. Teams can be made of 2 or 3 people. For those that only want to run and can't find a team you can also enter just the run. This is a great run along the upper King river on 4WD track. contact: Liam Delany. email: liam@vigor.net.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat-Sun 25-26 Oct 12.83KM BUSH RUN CHALLENGE (ACT)
Your mission, should you be tough enough to accept it is like no other challenge on the planet. Your objective, decked out in full combat gear, is to complete a Special Forces Challenge spanning 12.83km. It's completely unique, which until now has never been attempted by civilians in this manner. Each mission is designed for all levels of fitness - from the couch potato through to the fitness nut that eats iron bars for breakfast! Everyone can finish this mission, everyone does finish this mission. Mission Overview On arrival you will be issued your combat clothing and sit through a realistic mission brief of the days objective. Next you'll pick up a pack and head out on on a British Special Forces Challenge known in the military as a C.F.T. Each part of the challenge is designed to test your Agility, Strength, Stamina and Mental Determination, which are all key attributes of a modern combat soldier. Through-out the mission you will be wearing genuine Military Fatigues, pack and assault webbing. However before any Soldier can go into battle they must first understand: 1.What they have to do 2.How they're going to do it 3.What tools they have to complete the mission 4.What support is provided The course is open to anyone over 18 years of age (Male and Female). The missions cater for all levels of fitness (or unfitness!). You will be pushed to your limits and at some point feel like quitting. It then becomes a mental challenge not a physical challenge. On average Operatives complete the Special Forces Challenge in 3 hours and 30 minutes. This really is the a test of the mind and spirit!. All levels of fitness have completed the course. Operatives - Good Luck  contact: Soldier Dan. email: soldierdan@operationblackhawk.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat 25 Oct SPRINT INTO SPRING RACE 2 (VIC)
INFO: Read Map, Sprint, Punch Control & Repeat. If you can read a map, run or walk you can take on the Sprint Into Spring Series this year! With over 100 competitors last year join in the fun and excitement as you dash around parkland and building structures. 3 courses available for abilities ranging from; beginners, intermediates and experts. contact: Shane Mallia. email: shane.mallia1@live.vu.edu.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat 25 Oct VARSITY LAKES METROGAINE (QLD)
Queensland Rogaining Association invite you to our Metrogaine, taking in recreational parks, bush reserves and lakeside pathways of Varsity Lakes on the Gold Coast. What's a Metrogaine? It's a rogaine in the city! Teams of 2 to 5 will use basic navigation skills to locate checkpoints using a map (without street names) and a clue sheet. Checkpoints will be multiple choice Question and Answer type format. Plot your course in any order, you walk, jog, or run to gain as many points and return to the finish inside the 3 or 6 hour time limit - highest points wins! Categories for male, female, mixed, novice and family teams! WHERE Varsity Lakes - 1 hour south of Brisbane DURATION 6 hours - start at 10:00 AM 3 hours - start at 12:30 PM Maps will be available an hour before each event starts. For more information contavct Michael 0266 74 2351 or visit the QRA Website  contact: Michael Schafer. email: run2487@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 25 Oct FUN IN THE SUN MAGIC MILE RACE (QLD)
Race starts at Muddy's Cafe at 6.00pm Register on Dynamic Running website, or at our stall at the Festival at Fogarty Park from 3.00-5.30pm. Meet at the Dynamic Running Stall at Fogarty Park at 5.30pm for a warm up. Cost: $5.00/person  contact: Lorraine Lawson. email: info@dynamicrunning.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 26 Oct SRI CHINMOY MARIBYRNONG RIVER RUN (VIC)
Staged from Riverside Park, The Boulevard, Moonee Ponds with 12km, 8km and 4km distances along the river trails of the Maribyrnong River. Start time 8.00am. All Sri Chinmoy Races feature chip timing, regular drink stations, age group awards from u15 to 80+ years and post-race breakfast. contact: Kishore Cunningham . email: melbourne@srichinmoyraces.org. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 26 Oct NED KELLY CHASE 100KM ULTRAMARATHON (VIC)
Including a 50km solo, 4 x 25km relay, 100km RunNBike, 100km cycle challenge and 10km fun run, the 2014 Ned Kelly Chase embraces the true spirit of the chase and celebrates a remarkable period in our Nation's history. All events (except the 10km fun run) have variable start times that ensure entrants of all levels experience a "big" finish by aiming for a finish time of 2pm. This concept was terrific in 2013 and has been built on further for this year's event. The Ned Kelly Chase is at its heart a 100km running event. It utilises 100% sealed cycle and walking paths in North East Victoria, Australia. Its first 50km is an out and back on the World renowned Murray to Mountains Rail Trail. The second 50km is also an out and back, but on the cycle paths through Wangaratta on the banks of the Ovens River and One Mile Creeks, plus the cycle paths out through Oxley to Milawa. The RunNBike (2 runners but just 1 bicycle between them) uses the same course, as does the 4 x 25km relay and the 100km cycle challenge. The solo 50km event uses the second half of the course. The 100km cycle challenge entrants will each be provided with a random "arrest" warrant before they begin the chase. That warrant is for one of the runners on course and the troopers' task is to find the runner and make an arrest before they finish their run. The chase is on! Included in the entry fee is a high quality, fully sublimated running and cycling shirt and a ticket to the event presentations and dinner. That dinner is a sumptuous 3-course buffet affair with dishes that include ox-tail soup, mutton stew and cottage pie, wine trifle and bread and butter pudding. A myriad of delights are on offer for diners to enjoy. A 2014 event teaser has been produced and can be viewed at http://youtu.be/-unnE-ofx08 A 10km course overview is also available at http://youtu.be/1qfmAhFz1pU contact: Justin Scholz. email: justin@nedkellychase.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 26 Oct 10KM NED KELLY CHASE (VIC)
The 10km Ned Kelly Chase is an urban trail race in Wangaratta, NE Victoria. It utilises 50% sealed cycle paths (first and last ~2.5km) and some urban trail mix with everything from wide and flat to narrow and technical. commencing at 11:00am the event forms part of the broader 100km Ned Kelly Chase and presentations in this 10km fun run are timed to then allow finishers to celebrate the arrival of the 100km finishers. The "chase" also has an 1880's themed buffet dinner after the event and this will include dishes of the period such as ox-tail soup, mutton stew and cottage pie, wine trifle and bread and butter pudding. The field is capped and entry places are expected to sell out quickly. An over view of the course is available at http://youtu.be/1qfmAhFz1pU. contact: Justin Scholz. email: justin@nedkellychase.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 26 Oct RUN WITH THE WIND TARAGO NSW (NSW)
Run with the Wind 2014, 5 and 8 kilometre courses will take competitors amongst the wind turbines at the Woodlawn wind farm near Tarago, NSW. Starting in the valley, the run course makes the ascent up onto the Woodlawn range, upon reaching the first turbine the track meanders along the ridgeline amongst the wind turbines before descending back down the range to the finish line. The event features 5 km and 8 km distances and is open to competitors of all ages and abilities. contact: Elite Energy Events. email: office@eliteenergy.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 26 Oct BURGH2BEACH 2014 (NSW)
In December 2011 local Helensburgh resident and sight impaired athlete Nathan Johnston came up with an idea of a charity run from Helensburgh to Stanwell Park Beach. Nathan's vision was for this run to commence at the historic Helensburgh town proceed down into the rainforest community of Otford up to the scenic 'Bald Hill' lookout and down to Stanwell Park Beach. Nathan believed such a run would be challenging but in turn showcase the truly wonderful features of the Helensburgh, Otford and Stanwell Park communities and while not the same event a semblance of the prior race with the same name. Proceeds to Motor Neurone Disease. contact: Nathan Johnston 0405133859. email: nathanshoemark@burgh2beach.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 26 Oct GREAT STRIDES MELBOURNE (VIC)
Join us at the Tan Track in Melbourne on Sunday 26 October to WALK or RUN in the 2014 Great Strides for Cystic Fibrosis Victoria. 8km run or 4km run/walk Grab your family, friends or do it solo. Let's fight Cystic Fibrosis together! contact: Cystic Fibrosis Victoria. email: events@cfv.org.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 26 Oct GREAT STRIDES BENDIGO (VIC)
Join us at Lake Weeroona, Bendigo on Sunday 26 October to WALK or RUN in the 2014 Great Strides for Cystic Fibrosis Victoria. 6km run or 3km run/walk Grab your family, friends or do it solo. Let's fight Cystic Fibrosis together! contact: Cystic Fibrosis Victoria. email: events@cfv.org.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 26 Oct GREAT STRIDES GEELONG (VIC)
Join us at Barwon Valley Park, Geelong on Sunday 26 October to WALK or RUN in the 2014 Great Strides for Cystic Fibrosis Victoria. 6km run or 3km run/walk Grab your family, friends or do it solo. Let's fight Cystic Fibrosis together! contact: Cystic Fibrosis Victoria. email: events@cfv.org.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 26 Oct MORUYA TOWN TO SURF FUN RUN (NSW)
8km fun run on the South Coast. Organised by Moruya SLSC the course starts at Riverside Park on the banks of the Moruya River. The course heads out along South Head road to finish at the Moruya SLSC on Moruya Beach. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 26 Oct KEDUMBA HALF MARATHON (NSW)
Strap yourself in for arguably the toughest half marathon in Australia. Runners will start from the old Queen Victoria Hospital and head down, down, down Kedumba Walls to the campground. After crossing the river, runners will turn around and make the climb back up Kedumba Walls to the finish area. The entire course is on open fire trail, with approximately 800m of elevation change. Course Description: The entire course is on graded fire trail/vehicle access tracks. The race will commence from the hospital and head down Kedumba Walls. Runners will pass the Jamison Valley maintenance track on your right. Continue down the trail into Kedumba Valley. You will reach the valley and cross a cattle grid. Continue past the turn off to Kedumba Ruins. Take a right turn and run past Kedumba campground and get your feet wet crossing Kedumba River. A short distance after the river there will be a bollard indicating the turnaround. Runners will turn here and retrace their steps. The course has an elevation change of over 800m with the course broken up into two parts - 10.55km of downhill and 10.55km of uphill.  contact: Running Wild. email: runningwildnsw@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 26 Oct TREX CROSS TRIATHLON SERIES - QLD ENDURO (QLD)
The TreX Cross Triathlon Series continues with one of the most popular and demanding events of the series. The Enduro format challenges long course competitors to take on the tough course at Murrenbong Scout Camp and after a heart pumping 350m swim, 10km mountain bike and 4km trail run, it's back in the water to do it all again! Sprint Course competitors complete the same course, but just the once. There is also a Teaser/Junior option of a 150m swim, 4km mountain bike and 1km trail run. contact: Simon Lazenby. email: info@in2adventure.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 26 Oct TUNGAMAH LIONS CLUB TEN THOUSAND (VIC)
The 10,000 day includes a 10km fun/run, plus a shorter 5km fun/run for those unable to tackle the 10km event. For under 16 runners there is a 3km run and for the littlies, shorter distances. Other highlights include a market, music, cycling crits, sheep dog jumping, and all up, a great family fun day with all proceeds going to people needing help. Winners of the men and women 10km run receive $500 each, courtesy of the Tungamah Presidents' Group.  contact: Les Harrison. email: harro@mcmedia.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 26 Oct BLACK HILL CHALLENGE 2014 (SA) contact: Trevor Symonds. email: tsymonds@internode.on.net. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 26 Oct HURSTBRIDGE FUN RUN 12KM, 6KM & 3KM (VIC)
Events: 12km (8:30am), 6km (8:45am) or 3km (10:00am) Venue: Hurstbridge Primary School Run through the wetlands, along the creek, through the trees, past the kangaroos and over the hills! PRE-REGISTRATION ONLINE: Individual $25; Family $50 ON-THE-DAY REGISTRATION: Individual $30; Family $60 PRE-REGISTER FOR FREE TRAINING RUNS WITH "Step into Life Diamond Creek" for all abilities. Pre-register before 6th October for you name to be printed on your race bib. email: info@hurstbridgefunrun.org.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Mon 27 Oct TRE-X CROSS TRIATHLON SERIES (QLD)
The Qld Series kicks off with one of the most popular courses of the series. Based at Karingal Scout Camp on Brisbane's south side the course offers some of the best mountain biking in South East Queensland. Long Course Contenders will tackle a 500m Swim, 15km Mountain Bike and 6km Trail Run.  contact: Simon Lazenby. email: info@in2adventure.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Nov 2014
Sat-Mon 1-3 Nov VICTORIAN TRAIL RUNNING FESTIVAL (VIC)
This is the event that has something on offer for every trail lover, from Multi Day, Single Day including Marathon, Half Marathon and 15k, and even a spooky 10k night run through the forest, the Black Forest Run. But most importantly what the festival offers is the opportunity to come together and spend time with the trail running community for up to 3 days at our event hub and campsite in a magnificent and picturesque Yarra Valley setting adjacent to the Yarra River at Warburton, only 75km from the Melbourne CBD. This is the closest you are ever likely to get to Trail runners heaven!  contact: Laura Impey. email: laura@borntorun.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat 1 Nov VRR (VICTORIAN ROAD RUNNERS) TAN TIME TRIAL
Melbourne. Beautiful leafy course around the Tan beside the Yarra River and the Royal Botanic Gardens, only a few minutes out of Melbourne’s CBD. Distance: 4 km or 8 km, once or twice around the course. One challenging hill, up Anderson St. Start time: 7.30 am. Location: Birdwood Avenue, Melbourne, opposite The Shrine of Remembrance forecourt (Melway 2F K12; UBD 4 F20). All welcome, members and non-members. No charge, but a coin donation is appreciated. Join a friendly, welcoming bunch of runners, young and old; all levels of fitness. contact: Secretary. 0428272093. email: vicroadrunners@bigpond.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 2 Nov ROBERTS & MORROW ARMIDALE FUN RUN (NSW)
The 2014 Roberts & Morrow Armidale Fun Run will be held on Sun 2 November in Australia's Highest City, Armidale. The event features the Roberts & Morrow 10km, Sport UNE 5km and Gerard Kelly 4kids2km. Enjoy a weekend away in the City voted Number 3 of Australia's best tourist destination after the Kimberley and the Top End by Australian Traveller Magazine Readers!  contact: Scott Westcott. email: scott.westcott@nswathletics.org.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 2 Nov BARE CREEK TRAIL RUN (NSW)
The Bare Creek Trail Run is a 6km and 10km trail run which weaves its way through the picturesque fire trails of the Garigal National Park in Sydney. This event is organised by St Ives Park Primary School Parents & Citizens Association. The event comprises two challenges: the 10km run, a challenging run for the serious runner or fast walker; and the 6km run/walk, a great introduction to trail running/walking which is appropriate for the whole family.  contact: Kerry Bahlmann. email: bahlmanns@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 2 Nov NEW YORK MARATHON SPOTS
Take on the 2014 TCS New York Marathon! Receive guaranteed entry and add meaning to your miles! Running for a charity not only provides you with guaranteed entry to the 2014 TCS New York City Marathon; it also gives you the opportunity to change lives and give back to your community. Imagine running through the streets of New York City, the Statue of Liberty gleaming in the background, as part of the exclusive TCS New York City Marathon 2014.  contact: Kate Young. email: kate@inspiredadventures.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 2 Nov LARA FUN RUN (VIC)
The Lara Fun Run / Walk is a family focussed event where everyone can participate. The event starts and finishes at the beautifully renovated Pirra Mansion gardens with 5km and 10km courses taking participants through Serendip Sanctuary amongst a spectacular bush setting and plenty of wildlife. This great course is not available to the general public at any other time throughout the year. A professionally organised event, with a great community feel at a spectacular venue, make this event one not to be missed. contact: Justin. email: justin@pbevents.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 2 Nov DEEP SPACE MOUNTAIN MARATHON AND HALF MARATHON (ACT)
The Half Marathon is a 21.1 km out and back route from the former Honeysuckle Creek Space Tracking Station to the former Orroral Valley Space Tracking Station and return. The Deep Space Mountain Marathon does this course twice. The 10 km is an out and back route from Honeysuckle Creek. The 5 km is an out and back run and walk along the Orroral Ridge Road from Honeysuckle Creek.  contact: John Harding. email: hackettrunner at hotmail dot com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 2 Nov DEEP SPACE MOUNTAIN MARATHON AND HALF MARATHON (ACT)
The Half Marathon is a 21.1 km out and back route from the former Honeysuckle Creek Space Tracking Station to the former Orroral Valley Space Tracking Station and return. The Deep Space Mountain Marathon does this course twice. The 10 km is an out and back route from Honeysuckle Creek. The 5 km is an out and back run and walk along the Orroral Ridge Road from Honeysuckle Creek.  contact: John Harding. email: hackettrunner at hotmail dot com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 2 Nov BENDIGO BANK FUN RUN (VIC)
This year's Bendigo Bank Fun Run is on Sunday 2 November. People of all ages and abilities can challenge themselves to a 5km run/walk or a 10/15km run. This year all funds raised will go to the Renal Dialysis service at Bendigo Health. A new start area will see participants begin in front of the Visitor Information Centre in Pall Mall - a great back drop of some of Bendigo's most iconic buildings. All participants receive their very own medallion and a free healthy breakfast when they cross the finish line.  contact: Bendigo Health Foundation. email: bhfoundation@bendigohealth.org.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 2 Nov COBURG CHARITY FUN RUN (VIC)
RUN FOR TANZANIA Charity Fun Run 12 km run, 6km run/walk along the scenic Merri Creek. Trophies for the place getters plus Certificates for all, Clubroom facilities, give-aways, lots of fun, all welcome, 100% of funds raised will go to support the Mampando Village Rural Hygeine and Sanitation Project (see hat.org.au -> Projects) enter on the day or online,Harold Stevens Athletic Track, Outlook Rd Coburg, Melway Map 18 A10. Help to raise money for a worthy cause.  contact: Bernie Goggin 0417012682. email: funruns@coburgharriers.org.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 2 Nov 2014 BEN DONOHOE RUN & WALK FOR FUN (ACT)
On the 2nd of November 2014 the Hawker College Sports Administration class will be hosting a fundraising event, The Ben Donohoe Run and Walk for Fun. This event aims to raise money and awareness for brain tumor research, held in honor of Canberra local Ben Donohoe who passed away in 2005 from a brain tumor at the young age of 9. Online registration opens 1st September 2014.  email: admin@bensrunandwalkforfun.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 2 Nov GREAT STRIDES WA (WA)
Ready. Set. Stride! Run or walk the 4km or 8km course around beautiful Perry Lakes Reserve. Free giveaways at the finish line, carnival games, sausage sizzle, and heaps of bonuses like performances by the Johnny Young Talent School, a bouncy castle and watching hot competition in the mascot race! Get a FREE Great Strides T-Shirt while stocks last! Prizes awarded to top fundraisers & best fancy dress. Save when you pre-register online Time: 8am - 12:30pm Where: Perry Lakes Reserve, corner of Perry Lakes Drive and Underwood Ave, Floreat, WA  contact: Sarah Brown (08) 9346 7333. email: events@cysticfibrosiswa.org. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 2 Nov MANSFIELD HALF MARATHON & FUN RUN (VIC)
Come and experience the beautiful scenery of Mansfield, just 2 hrs drive north of Melbourne. CASH PRIZES FOR HALF MARATHON. $250 1st. $100 2nd. $50 3rd for men and women. We have a 10k, 5k and a 1k event for age 10 & under and a 5km walk. Routes are on unsealed, but well maintained, gravel roads and along the Great Victorian Rail Trail and gently undulating. contact: Mike Irwin 0432 324 052. email: manfieldfunrun@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 2 Nov COUNTRY HOPE COMMUNITY FUN RUN (NSW)
7km fun run on Sunday 2nd November @ 9am, West Wyalong. Holland Park Registrations from 8am $10 entry - over 16's $5 entry - under 16's and under 5 free 20% discount for teams of 5 or more. contact: lkearney@barrick.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Tue 4 Nov MT AINSLIE RUN UP AND POWER WALK (ACT)
Run and power walk up Mt Ainslie at 12.45pm on the first Tuesday of each month. Free. Start at Remembrance Park, Treloar Crescent, Campbell (behind the Australian War Memorial). Finish at the tower on the summit of Mt Ainslie. Make you own way back down the mountain. Altitude at the start 595m. Altitude at the finish 825m.  contact: John Harding. email: hackettrunner at hotmail dot com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Thu 6 Nov SURF AND TURF NIGHT TRAIL SERIES (NSW)
The Surf and Turf Night Trail Series is an off road running/walking event held at 7.30pm on a Thursday night on the beautiful golf courses of Sydney's Northern Beaches. Participants can enter the 8km or 4km run or walk as an individual or a team member. And, after getting your headlamp on and taking a dash around the course you get to finish it off with a social drink or a dinner at the clubhouse. It's a race to the 19th hole - ready, set, go... contact: Endorphin Enterprises. email: lyndsay@endorphinenterprises.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat 8 Nov KATHMANDU ADVENTURE SERIES (NSW)
Short, fast and fun, and suitable for anyone and everyone with a real sense of and adventure, the Kathmandu Adventure Series is designed to offer the perfect introduction to the exhilarating sport of adventure racing. Designed for teams of two, the races are fun, fast and furious with teams having to change between three core disciplines several times during the event... Mountain biking, running, trekking, and kayaking. These non-stop events will take between two to six hours to complete so there is never any time to get bored or tired - you will constantly be challenged throughout the race, physically and mentally! contact: Gary Farebrother. email: info@maxadventure.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat 8 Nov SPRINT INTO SPRING RACE 3 (VIC)
Read Map, Sprint, Punch Control & Repeat. If you can read a map, run or walk you can take on the Sprint Into Spring Series this year! With over 100 competitors last year join in the fun and excitement as you dash around parkland and building structures. 3 courses available for abilities ranging from; beginners, intermediates and experts. contact: Shane Mallia. email: shane.mallia1@live.vu.edu.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 9 Nov CANEGROWERS GREAT BARRIER REEF MARATHON FESTIVAL (QLD)
The CANEGROWERS Great Barrier Reef Marathon Festival is THE adventure marathon event of the calendar year. Held on November 9th in Port Douglas, Queensland, the Festival offers a range of adventure courses like no other including a 74km Ultra Marathon from Cairns to Port Douglas; a 42.2km adventure marathon; 21.1km adventure half marathon; as well as a 10km, 5km & 2.5km distance. Each distance runs along the white sands of Four Mile Beach, traverses through parks, trail and road to complete the ultimate trail running course. Dubbed the "World's Best" by marathon legend himself Steve Moneghetti, the Great Barrier Reef Marathon Festival is the one to mark on your racing calendar. Why not team up this epic event, raise funds for your nominated charity through Everyday Hero or simply run for you! Did we mention that you get to recover in paradise? contact: Port Douglas Event Management. email: info@pdem.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 9 Nov FREEDOM TRAIL RUN (NSW)
Sunday November 9th. 40k/22k/13k/5k Trail Run in the amazingly scenic Nightcap National Park high up in the Byron bay Hinterland. Beautiful location, camp right in the rainforest. Awesome trails. This event is run in tandem with our MTB event. This year the MTB is on Saturday and the Trail Run is on Sunday. Entries are Open Now. Enter online. contact: Anthony Mortimore. email: anthony@summerofcycling.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 9 Nov TRIATHLON PINK AND FUN RUN PINK (WA)
Triathlon Pink is an all-female triathlon series with a fantastic, fun day of personal achievement. The Triathlon Pink goals include challenge, participation and fun as well as raising funds for charities who provide breast cancer support, education, research and advocacy. There is also a Kids Triathlon event. Fun Run Pink caters for both males and females as well as kids. contact: Beau Stubbs. email: info@theeventcrew.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 9 Nov SYDNEY TRAIL SERIES - NARRABEEN LAKES (NSW)
A great course with some technical sections and a bit of hill climbing, and descending. This course takes you through some tricky single trails, and rewards your efforts with panoramic views over Narrabeen Lakes and the pacific ocean. contact: Laura Impey. email: laura@borntorun.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 9 Nov BRISBANE TRAIL RUNNING SERIES - ROUND 2 (QLD)
Those Guys Events are proud to be hosting the inaugural running of the Brisbane Trail Running Series: four events covering a variety of terrains and natural environments across the greater Brisbane region. Round 2 sees us at Bayview Conservation Park in Redlands with a 12.6km Altra Footwear Long Course and an 8.5km Ultimate Direction Short Course. Brisbane Trail Running Series events are suitable for all running ability levels. contact: Matt Judd. email: matt@thoseguysevents.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 9 Nov MARSDENS FISHERS GHOST FUN RUN (NSW)
The 40th annual Fishers Ghost Fun Run is on once again in the traffic free grounds of the UWS Campbelltown Campus and NSW TAFE South West Sydney Institute, Narellan Road Campbelltown. There are 5km and 10km runs, 8am gun time with walkers also welcome to participate. Free t shirt for all finishers, Trophies and/or prizes for Outright, Age and team catagory winners. Timing will be bib based with Marathon Photos photographing the event with photos avaliable for online purchase a few days after the event. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Thu 13 Nov VRR (VICTORIAN ROAD RUNNERS) TWILITE TAN TIME TRIAL
Melbourne, only a few minutes out of Melbourne’s CBD. Distance: 4 km or 8 km, once or twice around the Tan. End the working day with a run along the beautiful, leafy course by the Yarra River and the Royal Botanic Gardens. One challenging hill, up Anderson St. Start time: 6.30 pm. Location: Birdwood Avenue, opposite the Shrine of Remembrance forecourt (Melway 2F K12; UBD 4 F20). All welcome, members and non-members. Cost: $2 for all participants. This is a casual fun run with no prizes, held monthly in the warmer months. contact: Secretary. 0428272093. email: vicroadrunners@bigpond.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat 15 Nov RUN FROM THE HILLS (VIC)
With the full 21.5k and new for 2014 - a 10k and 5k walk/run, a FREE junior run (2ks through the vines) and a stunning event village (Mount Avoca Winery) - This is a a trail run you don't want to miss out on. Buses will transport runners up into the heart of the Pyrenees Range State Park Forest for the Start, taking participants through the newly restored Pyrenees Endurance walking trail; down 21.5k of fire road, 4wd tracks, double tracks and single track. Finishing off with a sprint to the finish line through the grape vines ending at the beautiful Mount Avoca Winery. This area is rapidly being recognised as one of the best adventure destinations in Victoria, with Australia's Toughest Mountain Bike Marathon being run at this location for the past 4 years. Big Hill Events will also be holding a 10k and a 5k Run/Walk- Around the Vineyard - which takes runners through the stunning grounds of the Mount Avoca Vineyard which will be the location for the event village. As a fun run - there will also be a FREE juniors 2k run - Through the Vines - which takes runners through the vines at the winery. contact: Big Hill Events. email: info@bighillevents.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat 15 Nov UPSTREAM CHALLENGE (VIC)
The Upstream Challenge is a 50km run/walk starting at Docklands and following the Yarra River walking trails all the way out to Donvale. Competitors are required to fundraise a minimum of $200 each, 100% of which goes to support several amazing projects that the Upstream Foundation have partnered with. This year we are also introducing a 20km option for those that don't feel they are up to the 50km event. contact: Melissa. email: melissa@upstreamfoundation.org. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat 15 Nov NARROWNECK NIGHT RUN 20KM & 14KM (NSW)
The Narrowneck Run is both splendidly scenic and refreshingly straightforward. From the main gate runners follow the only fire trail right out to its terminus at Clear Hill, then return. There are no significant junctions or deviations. There are no biting hills on Narrowneck as there were at, say, Mt Portal or Woodford Dam, but the track does roll with plenty of sharp ups and downs and on the return leg the gradual ascent from Clear Hill to the fire tower does take nearly three kilometres. The full option is an even 20 kilometres, a shorter option involves turning at the fire tower which makes a 14 kilometre run. Narrowneck is a long, cliff-bound peninsula which divides the Jamison Valley from the Megalong Valley. As you head out, on your left is near-pristine bush framed by the Warragamba Catchment; on your right is cultivated farmland with Jenolan and Kanangra on the far western horizon. At the turnaround views of Lake Burragorang (Warragamba Dam) are quite clear and the Wild Dog Mountains are arrayed below you. contact: Running Wild. email: runningwildnsw@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 15 Nov SPRINT INTO SPRING RACE 4 (VIC)
Read Map, Sprint, Punch Control & Repeat. If you can read a map, run or walk you can take on the Sprint Into Spring Series this year! With over 100 competitors last year join in the fun and excitement as you dash around parkland and building structures. 3 courses available for abilities ranging from; beginners, intermediates and experts. contact: Shane Mallia. email: shane.mallia1@live.vu.edu.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 16 Nov METUNG FUN RUN (VIC)
5k and 10k runs contact: tom moore. email: tom2lou@hotmail.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 16 Nov STROMLO RUNNING FESTIVAL (ACT)
Stromlo Forest Park. Event details to be advised. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 16 Nov GOLD COAST TRAIL RUNNING SERIES - ROUND 2 (QLD)
Those Guys Events are proud to again be running the Gold Coast Trail Running Series: four events covering a variety of terrains and natural environments across the GC. Round 2 sees us at Clagiraba (Nerang Conservation Park & Lower Beechmont Conservation Area) with a 11.9km Altra Footwear Long Course and 6.1km Ultimate Direction Short Course. Gold Coast Trail Running Series events are suitable for all running ability levels. contact: Matt Judd. email: matt@thoseguysevents.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 16 Nov VRR (VICTORIAN ROAD RUNNERS) JELLS PARK SOUTH FUN RUN (VIC)
Distances: 15 km (start 8.00 am), 10 km and 5 km (start 8.30 am). Location: Jells Park South, Ferntree Gully Road entrance (Melway 72 B10) (UBD 318 L13). Park your car near the Oaks Picnic Area. Cost of entry: $10 for VRR members, $15 for non-members and $5 for juniors. Enter on the day only. Scenic course through bushland and open parkland; some undulations but mostly flat; all on good walking tracks. Medals for event and age group winners, and certificates for all finishers. Spot prizes. Enquiries: Secretary 0428 272 093 contact: Secretary. 0428272093. email: vicroadrunners@bigpond.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Tue 18 Nov BLACK MOUNTAIN RUN UP AND POWER WALK (ACT)
2.6kms, 12:45pm, Clunies Ross Street Acton (100m east of entrance to Botanical Gardens). Both runners and power walkers welcome. Free. contact: John Harding. email: hackettrunner at hotmail dot com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Fri-Sun 21-23 Nov TOUR DE TAMBORINE (QLD)
Conquer the Mountain at the Tour de Tamborine Mountain Sports Festival 2014. The 3 day event includes a fun filled mixture of action packed running, cycling, mountain trails and walking activities for over 2000 participants of all abilities - weekend sports warriors to family fun day enthusiasts. Add to that celebrity sports ambassadors, mountain celebrations, live music, extreme sports performances and much much more, it's an event not to be missed. Check out the details online, including early entry and team/family discounts on www.tourdetamborine.com.au contact: Emma Porter. email: events@pm9.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat 22 Nov KATHMANDU URBAN (NSW)
The Kathmandu Urban is part adventure race, part scavenger hunt with a mix of the amazing race. It is a completely new format of racing that will take teams of two through the heart of Sydney. Competitors will get to visit some of the cities most famous landmarks, while completing a variety of activities along the way. This event is for all skill and fitness levels, with a number of the activities needing more brainpower than muscle. Speed alone will not get you over the line first! Teams will be allowed to use various forms of public transport to cover longer distances.  email: info@maxadventure.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat-Wed 22 Nov-22 Oct SPRINT INTO SPRING RACE 5 (VIC)
Read Map, Sprint, Punch Control & Repeat. If you can read a map, run or walk you can take on the Sprint Into Spring Series this year! With over 100 competitors last year join in the fun and excitement as you dash around parkland and building structures. 3 courses available for abilities ranging from; beginners, intermediates and experts. contact: Shane Mallia. email: shane.mallia1@live.vu.edu.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat 22 Nov ON RUNNING 5KM FUN RUN (PART OF THE KINGSCLIFF TRIATHLON) (NSW)
The title gives it away- it's all about having fun, and enjoying the great atmosphere and beautiful scenery. This is a social run part of the Kingscliff Triathlon weekend and everyone is welcome to participate. contact: Sebastien. email: office@qsmsports.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 23 Nov SRI CHINMOY TRIPLE TRIATHLON (ACT)
3 mountain running legs, 3 mountain bike legs and 3 swim legs exploring the length and breadth of Canberra. A tough day out for the committed solo athlete or a fantastic adventure for a relay team of from 2 – 9 members. contact: Prachar Stegemann. email: canberra@srichinmoyraces.org. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 23 Nov ZOO RUN - CURRUMBIN WILDLIFE SANCTUARY (QLD)
Introducing our first ZOO RUN for Currumbin Wildlife Hospital. The ZOO RUN is a fun run where you'll run through Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary. If you are a serious athlete take on the 5 kilometre challenge! Not so serious? No worries, how about a 2 kilometre family fun run / walk. You can even dress-up if you are that way inclined! We'll even have a prize for best-dressed entrant / team! The event will be starting at 6:30am and finishing by 8:00am. Of course, the ZOO RUN will be a fundraiser for the Currumbin Wildlife Hospital so you will be getting sweaty for a good cause! We'll need sponsors and supporters to get this organised, so please give us a call if you want to help this awesome event. We'll also need some volunteers! Prices are only $50 per participant for the 5 km run, or $40 per participant for the 2 km family fun run / walk. Riding in a pram or stroller is not permitted on the 5km bush track. If you are taking bub out to enjoy the beauty of Currumbin please join in on the 2km paved path way. There might still be a few bumps and hills along the way, so be ready for it! Children aged 3 and under are also FREE!!! contact: Kathy Lather. email: info@wildlifeemergency.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 23 Nov COBURG LAKE CLASSIC FUN RUN (VIC)
Coburg Lake Classic Fun Run Sunday 23rd November 2014, 9am for an event that is a little different from our normal Fun Runs, being a 10km run or a 5km run/walk along the scenic Merri Creek. Trophies for the placegetters, Certificates for all, free morning tea, and a friendly atmosphere. Enter on the day or online, Harold Stevens Athletic track, Outlook Rd Coburg, Melway Map 18 A10 contact: Bernie Goggin 0417012682. email: funruns@coburgharriers.org.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 23 Nov MAJURA VALLEY'S RUN FOR YOUR LIFELINE CANBERRA FUN RUN 2014 (ACT)
The inaugural 5km/10km/half marathon run or walk will be held on the brand new Majura Parkway. All money raised is for Lifeline Canberra. Every dollar you give helps us save lives.  contact: Karen. email: raceinfo@act.lifeline.org.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 23 Nov SEAFORD WETLANDS FUN RUN (VIC)
Rotary (Peninsula 2.0) is partnering with Seaford Little Athletic Centre and Seaford North Primary School to conduct a Family Fun Run around the RAMSAR listed Seaford Wetlands, to raise awareness and funds for the establishment of a new mental health service in the wider Frankston area: Kindred Clubhouse Program. Kindred Clubhouses provide respect, hope, friendship and opportunities to those living with mental illnesses. The Seaford (and Edithvale) Wetland area is RAMSAR listed for its extraordinary variety of birdlife; especially as a nesting area for significant species of migratory birds. We know that physical activity helps support feelings of wellness and positivity; and we also know that mental illness affects not only the sufferer, but their families and friends too. We want this Fun Run to show that being active together is a positive and inclusive step in managing mental illness.  contact: Kerri Jewell. email: kerri.jewell@optusnet.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 


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