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Sep 2014
Thu-Sun 4 Sep-19 Oct PADSTOW ROTARY 5KM AND 10 KM FRUN RUN (NSW)
On Sunday, 12 October 2014 The Rotary Club of Padstow will hold its inaugural fun run at Lake Gillawarna. Destined to become an annual classic event, the route winds its way through the leafy parklands of the area in dappled sunshine surrounded by watery lakes and ponds inhabited by the abundant birdlife. Away from traffic and busy roads, the course, with its undulating sealed pathway will present a challenge to both serious and recreational runners. With the support of Western District Joggers & Harriers Club there will be a 10 km run and 5 km fun run/walk.  contact: Colin Duff. email: padstowrotaryfunrun@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Oct 2014
Sat 4 Oct WESTERN SYDNEY MARATHON (NSW) email: westernsydneymarathon@communities.nsw.gov.au.
 
Sat-Sat 4-11 Oct WILDSIDE ADVENTURE RACE (NSW)
Wildside Adventure Race is a 5 day 500km expedition adventure race. It will take racers to the wilds. Teams of 2 and 4 will navigate through spaces rarely visited. They will encounter challenges as they traverse demanding landscapes in all weather conditions, day and night. Teams will have 120 hours to complete the journey, navigating from checkpoint to checkpoint by foot, mountain bike and kayak set against a magnificent backdrop, where they will be a part of nature. contact: richard old. email: richard@fullyradadventures.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 5 Oct TWIN BRIDGES HALF MARATON - CAIRNS REGION (QLD)
The Twin Bridges track (East Black Mountain Road) follows the route of the original Black Mountain Road, to the east of the current road. It diverges from Black Mountain Road 27 kilometres from the Kennedy Highway and rejoins it 2 kilometres from the top of the Bump Track. Closed by gates at both ends, it is a multi-use track for trail runners, walkers and mountain bikers. Motor vehicles, trail bikes and horses are not allowed on this track. contact: David OBrien. email: trailrunning@roadrunners.org.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 5 Oct MIXX FM STAWELL HOSPITAL HALF MARATHON (VIC)
Individual Runs: 21km and 4km Team Run (Team of 3 relay): 7km each Walk: 4km Kiddies Lap: lap around North Park for children aged 8 and under (not timed) Runs (excluding Kiddies Lap) will be professionally timed. Our goal is to raise $18,000 to purchase a new microscope for the Stawell Hospital operating theatre. All entry fees and sponsorship support will go towards the Stawell Hospital. contact: Jackie Peacock. email: jackie.peacock@srh.org.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 5 Oct TRIATHLON PINK AND FUN RUN PINK (QLD)
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 a kids categories.  contact: Beau Stubbs. email: info@theeventcrew.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 5 Oct TRIATHLON PINK AND FUN RUN PINK (QLD)
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 categories.  contact: Beau Stubbs. email: info@theeventcrew.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 5 Oct RUN THE MAINE (VIC)
10km, 5km run or 2km run/walk. Fun Run raising money for Castlemaine Health and Cystic Fibrosis. contact: Libby. email: info@runthemaine.org. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 5 Oct PYRENEES WINE RUN (VIC)
Join us for a fun with Steve Moneghetti to win your weight in wine! Choosing from a 5 or 15 km course through the stunning Pyrenees Wine Region, the first male and female across the finishing line in the 15 km win their weight in wine! We will be holding a 'carb-up' dinner with Steve the night before- free camping available. Spot prizes of wine and Red Duck beer during the run, and family tickets are available. contact: Tess Astbury. email: tessastbury@hotmail.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 5 Oct BRISBANE TRAIL RUNNING SERIES - ROUND 1 (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 1 sees us at Enoggera Reservoir with a 13km Altra Footwear Long Course and 8.2km 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 5 Oct RUN MAROONDAH (VIC)
Maroondah City Council and Aquahub are proud to present Run Maroondah in support of White Ribbon. Run Maroondah is all about challenging yourself. Whether that means running the 10km course or running/walking the 5km course; you can achieve your goals in a safe and supportive environment. contact: Renee Herps 9294 5561. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 5 Oct COBURG FUN RUN AND WALK (VIC)
Sunday October 5th Coburg Fun Run 12km run 6km run/walk enter on the day or online, Coburg Harriers Clubrooms, Harold Stevens Athletic track Outlook Rd Coburg, Melway Map 18 A10; trophies for place getters and certificates for the rest; plenty of parking, friendly atmosphere, free morning tea.  contact: Bernie Goggin 0417012682. email: funruns@coburgharriers.org.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Mon 6 Oct SRI CHINMOY LABOUR DAY 10 KM AND 4 KM FUN-RUNS (ACT)
The best way to start a holiday! Traditional out-and-back course along cycle paths starting and finishing from Acton Ferry Terminal, Barrine Dr, Acton. Post-race breakfast for all. Registration from 7.45 am, for a 9 am start time. Online entries open now or enter on the day for a higher fee. contact: Prachar Stegemann. email: canberra@srichinmoyraces.org. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Tue 7 Oct 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 9 Oct 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-Sat 11-18 Oct 2014 ALICE SPRINGS MASTERS GAMES (NT)
The Alice Springs Master Games are held every two years with thousands of fit, active Australians and overseas visitors taking part in more than 30 sports. Running events include 5km & 10km Walk, 10km run, 5km Cross Country and Half Marathon. All events are set against the scenic backdrop of Ilparpa Road, the Telegraph Station, Desert Park and Simpson's Gap. contact: Katie Kelly. email: katie.kelly@nt.gov.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat 11 Oct GREAT ADVENTURE CHALLENGE (QLD)
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 11 Oct GREAT ADVENTURE CHALLENGE - GREAT OCEAN ROAD (VIC)
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 11 Oct MT MAJURA VINEYARD ONE PEAK AND TWO PEAKS RUNS AND ONE PEAK WALK (ACT)
7.30am 20 km runs and bush walks, 12 km bush walk; 8am 12 km run. Mt Majura Vineyard, Majura Road, Canberra ACT.  contact: John Harding. email: hackettrunner at hotmail dot com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat-Sun 11-12 Oct OPERATION FLINDERS CHALLENGE (SA)
18/34/50/100km run or walk for teams and individuals contact: Ian Roberts. email: iroberts@operationflinders .org. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 12 Oct SRI CHINMOY SYDNEY 2014 SERIES RACE 9 - GARIGAL NATIONAL PARK 16KM, 9KM & 4KM TRAIL RUNS. (NSW)
Davidson Park, Warringah Rd (near the Roseville Bridge), Forestville A genuine trail run in the heart of Sydney. The 16km & 9km courses follow real bush tracks – rocky, steep and through dense undergrowth with constant challenges and some breathtaking views – only for the hardy and adventurous trail runner! The 4km course is along flatter, more open trails, suitable for all runners and walkers. Parking in Davidson Park (parking fee applies). On-the-day registration opens at 6.45 am and closes at 7.55 am, with races starting from 8 am. contact: Prachar Stegemann. email: sydney@srichinmoyraces.org. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 12 Oct CRUST / SNAP SPRING BEACH CLASSIC - WANDA SLSC (NSW)
8K Fun Run / Walk at low tide from Wanda Beach ( Cronulla ) to Boat Harbour and return. Suitable for both Elite Athletes and fun runners / walkers contact: Clubhouse at Wanda Surf Club 02 9523 4343. email: clubhouse@wandasurfclub.com. Visit the website for more details. $5 from each entry can be nominated to your chosen Charity.  contact: Wanda Surf Lifesaving Club 02 9523 4343. email: clubhouse@wandasurfclub.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 12 Oct TRIATHLON PINK AND FUN RUN PINK (NSW)
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 12 Oct ST.GEORGE BANK BEACHSIDE DASH (NSW)
The St.George Bank Beachside Dash is BACK for its 7th consecutive year. The Dash offers something for everyone. There's a 10km, a 5km and the Kids 2km dash. You can double or triple up and knock over up to 17km before brekkie. The course follows the beautiful beachside path from Dolls Point to Kyeemagh, near Brighton-Le-Sands, Sydney. It's totally off-road and very, very flat. It's the perfect course for a world record or a personal best. Of course, those pesky Pacing Dragons will be back again in 2014. This year the Dragons will pace both the 10km and 5km event so you can catch your favourite Dragon, stick close to their tail and cross the line in your target time. The Kids 2km dash is open to all kids 12 and under, with parents running for free with their little ones. Happy the Dragon will be there to offer encouragement too. The 10km dash starts at 8am (rego opens at 7am). The 5km Dash starts at 9.30am (rego opens at 8am). The Kids 2km Dash starts at 10.15am (rego opens at 9.30am). Register in advance to avoid disappointment. All funds raised at the St.George Bank Beachside Dash go to vital medical research projects at St George and Sutherland Hospitals.  contact: Lisa Whitehouse. email: office@stgeorgemrf.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 12 Oct THE ATHLETIC'S FOOT TOOWOOMBA ROAD RUNNERS MARATHON EVENTS (QLD)
There are four event, The "Roger Guard" Memorial Marathon, 3/4 marathon, 1/2 marathon and 10km, held at the University of Southern Queensland, Cnr Baker and West Streets Toowoomba. contact: Mark O'Connell. email: tmbarr@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Fri 17 Oct ADELAIDE STAIR CLIMB (SA)
Climb over 60 Steps to the top of Adelaide tallest building Come on, put the running shoes on and join the party! You can enter in one range of a number categories: Elite Individual, Individual Runners/Climbers, Individual Walkers, Running/Climbing Teams, Walking Teams, Buddies Climb (2 Person), Fancy Dress or Schools Challenge The Ultimate Challenge is the Elite Individual category, where you climb 4 times across the day. Happens just one day a year. Are you in? Event Location: Westpac House, 91 King William Street, Adelaide, 5000 contact: Steve Corrie. email: steve.corrie@active8change.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat-Sun 18-19 Oct HUME & HOVELL 50/100 ULTRA (NSW)
100 km start 6 am from Tumbarumba NSW. 50 km start 12 noon from Jounama Dam Wall near Tumut NSW. New: 2 or 4 person Relay 100 km. All finishing at Brandy Mary's Park near Tumut NSW.  contact: Peter FitzPatrick. email: peterfitz47@bigpond.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat 18 Oct RBC RACE FOR THE KIDS (NSW)
The Royal Bank of Canada Race for the Kids fun run takes place at 3pm on Saturday, 18th October 2014 in Centennial Park, Sydney. It is the Starlight Children's Foundation flagship family fun-run event in Sydney where people of all ages can run, skip, jog, walk with your dog or pram the 5km route which culminates in a fun family festival! 2014 is the inaugural Sydney RBC Race for the Kids with a goal to raise over $100,000 for the Starlight Children's Foundation to help make a difference in the lives of seriously ill children and their families. contact: 02 8425 5927. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat-Sun 18-19 Oct 12.83KM BUSH TERRAIN RUN (VIC)
Your objective, decked out in full combat gear, is to complete a Special Forces Challenge spanning 13km. 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: Hannah. email: hannah@operationblackhawk.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat 18 Oct SPRINT INTO SPRING RACE 1 (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 19 Oct MISS MUDDY - CANBERRA (ACT)
Miss Muddy is a women's only 5km obstacle race that puts the fun back in to fun run. We're all about celebrating women and searching for the little miss in all of us. We're not just about fitness or motivation; it's all about women supporting women in a fun non-threatening environment. No physical fitness level is required, you are encouraged to come as you are and let your hair down with your favourite girlfriends. And the best thing is, its all for a great cause, a portion of proceeds benefits women for women charities.  contact: Michelle Robinson. email: info@missmuddy.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 19 Oct WILLOUGHBY FUN RUN 2014 (NSW)
The Willoughby Fun Run 2014 is a community event and a fantastic day out for the whole family, starting a finishing at the Willoughby Leisure Centre. Elite runners, joggers, walkers, and kids are all encouraged to participate. There are three different fun run courses, including a 10km, 5km, and 1.5km Kids Fun Run set against the picturesque backdrop of Bicentennial Park. New to this year's Fun Run is a Primary School Challenge. All participants are invited to visit the Willoughby Leisure Centre Open Day after the Fun Run. Proceeds from the Willoughby Fun Run will be donated to our charity partner ReachOut.com, (http://au.reachout.com/) a service providing help and support for young people with their mental health.  contact: Willoughby Leisure Centre. email: leisure@willoughbyleisure.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 19 Oct SYDNEY TRAIL SERIES - BOTANY BAY (NSW)
The most scenic of all of the Trail Series courses, starting and finishing on Botany Bay at Kurnell, there is a nice variety of cliff top and ocean side trails, as you wind your way down the coast and back again. Distances available are 7km, 10km, 20km, 30km contact: Laura Impey. email: laura@borntorun.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 19 Oct GOLD COAST TRAIL RUNNING SERIES - ROUND 1 (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 1 sees us at Coombabah Lakelands Conservation Area with a 10.6km Altra Footwear Long Course and 5.6km 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 19 Oct SRI CHINMOY GREEN BRIDGE & UQ RIVER RUN HALF MARATHON , 10KM, & 5KM (QLD)
Our new fun run course starting at the Dutton park side of the iconic Green Bridge running over to the smooth flat dirt track along the sweeping river side in UQ and out along a broad footpath by the river and golf links. Hot pancake and fresh fruit brekkie, multiple age group medal award categories. contact: Avirgyan Rogan. email: brisbane@srichinmoyraces.org. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 19 Oct LAKE MACQUARIE FERNLEIGH15 (NSW)
The Fernleigh 15 enters it's third year firmly established as a 'must do' event for runners. The former railway line, now a top quality cycle/pedestrian path, is a jewel for the residents of the Hunter and Lake Macquarie. We invite locals to come and run 'their track' and runners from afar to come and participate in what will be the most memorable of running experiences.  contact: Paul Humphreys and Scott Westcott. email: paul@hevents.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 19 Oct RUN GEMBROOK (VIC)
2.5km family walk/run, 5km run and 10km run. Great challenging off trail courses for longer distances. Spot prizes, novelty running events. BBQ and coffee. Funds raised for local school Gembrook Primary School. Register online at www.rungembrook.com or contact the school on 59681313.  contact: Kym Peterson. email: enquiries@rungembrook.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Tue 21 Oct 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.
 
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.
 
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-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.
 


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