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Oct 2016
Sat 1 Oct WESTERN SYDNEY MARATHON (NSW)
The Western Sydney Marathon has swiftly become one of the state's premier running events, attracting runners from all over the country and internationally. It is one of the state's most affordable marathon events and attracts both Entry level and experienced athletes. The marathon is run at the Sydney International Regatta Centre situated at the scenic Penrith Lakes. Its fast, flat course circles the main lake, crosses an island bridge to the Regatta Centre and weaves along roads both inside and outside the venue. A celebration of healthy lifestyles, active communities and the outdoors, the Western Sydney Marathon is a festive day out for the whole family, whether one pushes a pram in the Family Fun Run or completes the gruelling 42.2km Marathon. contact: Matt Adamson. email: WesternSydneyMarathon@sport.nsw.gov.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 2 Oct COBURG LAKE CLASSIC FUN RUN (VIC)
Coburg Lake Classic Fun Run Sunday 2nd October 2016, 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.
 
Mon 3 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 am, for an 8 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.
 
Mon 3 Oct FREE MONTHLY MONDAY MAGIC MILE, CAIRNS (QLD)
Join us on the first Monday of each month and see how fast you can run over 1 mile. Arrive at about 5.30pm for registration and a warm up. Race starts at 6.00pm.  contact: Lorraine Lawson. email: info@dynamicrunning.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Tue 4 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.
 
Sat 8 Oct YMCA RAT RACE (QLD)
The YMCA Rat Race is a cheeky cheesy and challenging annual event to be held on Saturday 8th October 2016 and is designed for maximum fun and ir-RAT-ional behaviour! Teams of four will be given a large novelty inflatable cheese to protect and carry with them for the duration of the race and across the finish line. Our dedicated "Pest Patrols" will be out to run interference and 'rescue' the cheese - adding that extra level of RATified intensity. This exciting urban adventure event (for competitors 16 years and over) will incorporate local landmarks, fun themed obstacles, an 8km run, the river and team building activities. The approximately 8 km course starts under the Story Bridge, in Captain Burke Park runs along kangaroo point cliffs, through the botanical gardens and back. With twelve ratty obstacles including the torturous RAT TRAP and the adrenalin pumping BIG CHEESE our teams are in for an amazing experience. contact: YMCA Brisbane . email: info@ymcaratrace.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat-Sun 8-9 Oct HOUNSLOW CLASSIC (NSW)
Where: The picturesque Grose Valley in the Upper Blue Mountains. When: 8/9 October 2016 Distances: 68km or 21km Both events are SkyRunning events! contact: Mountain Sports. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 8 Oct BALMY PALMY BEACH RUN (QLD)
Beach Run Fun on the other side of winter 4km or 12km on spectacular Palm Beach, Gold Coast Early bird entries available now at www.wildthingrace.com contact: Wildthing admin. email: wildthingrace@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 9 Oct GRIFFITH SPORT TOOHEY TRAIL RUN (QLD)
From bitumen to bush, challenge yourself to an all-terrain scenic run from Griffith University Nathan Campus through Toohey Forest. With resoundingly positive feedback from the inaugural event in 2015, we are adding a 21km Half Marathon course to the already existing 5km and 10km courses to make it even bigger and better! Stay tuned for more information coming soon. contact: Griffith Sport Events. email: sportevents@griffith.edu.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat-Sun 15-16 Oct HUME & HOVELL ULTRA (NSW)
100 mile (NEW), 100km & 100 km Relay, 50km, 22 km. Our 5 th Year. Start and Finish based at Henry Angel Trackhead on a section of the Hume & Hovell Walking Track, 9 km south from Tumbarumba. 90% single track with an overall elevation gain of 4088 mtrs. Generous Cut Off times, Electronic Timing, Medals and Certificates for all finishers. Fantastic volunteers manning the checks points,country hospitality and friendliness assured.  contact: Peter FitzPatrick. email: peterfitz47@bigpond.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat 15 Oct TJM/SNAP SPRING BEACH CLASSIC (NSW)
8km, run/walk contact: Wanda SLSC 95234343. email: clubhouse@wandaslsc.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 16 Oct TAKE A HIKE - BRISBANE (QLD)
Take A Hike is the ultimate community fundraising challenge aimed at raising vital funds and awareness for children with autism. The challenge is open to everyone and caters to all fitness levels with a 10.5km route for the Sunday strollers, 21km for the half marathon heroes and 42km for the marathon maniacs. Participants can choose to either walk or run in a team or go solo. All funds raised through Take A Hike go directly to closing the $10,000 funding gap experienced every year for each child in our early intervention program. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 16 Oct RUN WITH WIND 5K AND 10K FUN RUNS (NSW)
Hilly trail runs at Woodlawn Wind Farm near Tarago NSW Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 16 Oct HELLFIRE HUSTLE 3.2KM DOWNHILL (QLD)
3.2km downhill with competitors starting at 1 minute intervals. 7.30am Barcoo Court, Glagiraba QLD, inland from the Gold Coast. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Tue 18 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.
 
Fri-Sun 21-23 Oct AUSTRALIAN ADVENTURE FESTIVAL (VIC)
The ultimate adventure festival hits East Gippsland, Victoria. The aim of the festival is simply to bring together outdoor adventurers, and their friends and families, to celebrate the world of adventure in one ultimate festival. And, to do so in a naturally magic, untouched, adventure playground. Participate in a 55km, 21.1km, 10km or 5km Trail run, 25km, 50km or 100km MTB, or take on the Adventure Race: 2km Run 50 metre cross river swim, 12.5km paddle, 24km MTB and 14km trail run (Individual or Relay-style team (2 or 3). A children's event will take place on the Sunday in the form of an obstacle course on the Lakes Entrance foreshore.  contact: East Gippsland Marketing Inc. email: info@egmi.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat-Sun 22-23 Oct NED KELLY CHASE (VIC)
The 100km course follows the magnificent Murray to Mountains Rail Trail and then on the Oxley and Milawa cycle path which starts and finishes at Apex Park in Wangaratta. Entrants choose from the 100km or 50km solo run, 4 x 25km relay run, Marathon or Half Marathon, 100km or 50km cycle challenge or 10km fun run. The event is fully supported with food and beverage aid stations approximately every 5km. Times are accurately recorded and the 100km & 50km is IAAF AIMS certified and entrants choose their own start time aiming to finish at 12pm Sunday. Entry fees for all but the 10km includes customised event bibs, 2-bottle Ned Kelly Chase hydration belt and a ticket to the presentation dinner Sunday evening. Dinner includes delicious 1880's favourites such as lamb shank soup, damper, various roast veges and meats, cottage pie and for dessert we tuck into bread and butter pudding and an adult-styled trifle. All event finishers receive either a stylised Ned Kelly helmet medal or keyring and there is also a great range of other prizes and giveaways. We hope you will consider joining us and celebrating both the best of the region and the spirit and history of the 1880s. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nedkellychase contact: Sharon Scholz. email: sharon@nedkellychase.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat 22 Oct RBC RACE FOR THE KIDS (NSW)
Sydney's most fun 5km family run. A course around Centennial Park where you can run, walk, skip or even bring the dog, then relax at our finish line festival - with face painting, kid entertainers, sports stars, a BBQ and all the fun you need to cap off a lovely day's racing, all while supporting the Starlight Children's Foundation.  contact: Rebecca Oxenbould. email: 02 8425 5927. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat 22 Oct ALBANY TRAIL RUN (WA)
The Albany Trail Run is a spectacular off road run in Albany, WA with a range of distances from the 1.5km Little Whalers kids run to a 6, 12 and 23km trail run. The course takes in the spectacular granite and white sand coastline along King George Sound with a mix of firm white beach sand running at low tide, single track over granite headlands and 4WD trails through coastal wildflowers. Whilst there are not any significant hills, the long course in particular is physically challenging with the undulating terrain and variety of surfaces. Both the medium and long courses will give runners the opportunity to cut across the wet but firm low tide sand flats in Princess Royal Harbour, and all courses finish with an exhilarating descent from the high point of the course with just 3km to go and the finish at Discovery Bay in full view. contact: John Toomey. email: gone4run@iinet.net.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 23 Oct SHORT & MIDDLE DISTANCE SERIES #3, RACE 1, CAIRNS (QLD)
Series #3: Sun, 23 Oct, 20 Nov, 18 Dec. Registration cut off is 12 hours prior to each race. One of seven opportunities in 2016 to participate in the series events to get you stronger and faster over 3km, 5km or 10km. 3km and 5km runs are free, there is a fee per series for the 10km distance. contact: Lorraine Lawson. email: info@dynamicrunning.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 23 Oct SRI CHINMOY SYDNEY 2016 SERIES RACE 7 - CENTENNIAL PARK 14 KM, 7 KM & 4 KM CROSS-COUNTRY (NSW)
Alongside New York’s Central Park and London’s Hyde Park, Centennial Park is one of the truly great urban parklands, affording that perfect blend we all yearn for: the peace and satisfaction of Nature in proximity to city comfort and amenities. Few places in the world can boast such a perfect locale for running so close to the CBD… Park anywhere along Grand Drive. 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 23 Oct MITCHELTON WINERY RUNNING FESTIVAL (VIC)
We have a great family day on offer at the beautiful Mitchelton Winery located at Nagambie Victoria. Start your day with a scenic run around the grounds of the winery with distances including the Half Marathon, 10km, 5km or 1km (Kids Race) Fun Runs. The afternoon you can sit back, relax and enjoy some great food, wine and live music. We have also included some great activities for the whole family with a giant slip and slide ride down a 200m hill being the star attraction, plus jumping castles and more. With only 500 spots available across all fun run events and 300 spots for the Slip N Ride book in early so not to be disappointed. Every Competitor will receive a medal when crossing the line in the Fun Runs contact: info@eventpeople.com.au 03 59884040. email: info@eventpeople.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 23 Oct SYDNEY TRAIL SERIES (NSW)
Distance options of 10km, 12km and 21km. This course features a scenic start finish area on the shores of the dam, plus a mix of technical single trails, waterfalls, fire trails, and lovey dam views. The 20km course offers some very nice harbour views! Cool down with a dip in the dam after your run! contact: Laura Impey. email: laura@borntorun.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 23 Oct MT MAJURA VINEYARD 20KM TWO PEAKS AND 12 KM ONE PEAK (ACT)
Two Peaks 20 km & One Peak 12 km Runs & Bush Walks 7.30am 20 km run and bush walk, 12 km bush walk; 8am 12 km run; 10am 1km children’s run 10.20am 5km out & back undulating run Mt Majura Vineyard, Lime Kiln Road, just off the Majura Parkway, Majura ACT 2609  contact: John Harding. email: hackettrunner at hotmail dot com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 


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