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|Tue||3 May||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.
|Wed-Thu||4-5 May||DARKNESS TO DAYLIGHT CHALLENGE RUN (QLD)
Every year in Australia approximately 110 women, children and men die because of domestic and family violence. This symbolic run is 1km for every life lost but also the ones left behind. Individuals can take on the whole 110km; teams can relay 110km through the night; and many others can join the challenge of the last 10km run or the 3km walk - representing our community and all the services that are there to help those faced with danger and despair. The lead runner will hold a candle symbolising the hope that people living with domestic violence feel when finding the courage to speak up and get the support that seems so out of reach. Services are available � but it takes all of us to make a stand. If you want to speak out about domestic violence and help bring those affected out of the darkness and into the daylight, register at www.darknesstodaylightchallenge.com.au. contact: Melanie Wright (07) 3119 6347. email: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details.
|Sat||7 May||FRESH STARTATHON 2016 (QLD)
Nexus Care's 4th annual fun run is on again FRESH STARTATHON 2016. Bring your friends and family, and join us at Teralba Park (Everton Park Brisbane) on the 7th May 2016 8am. On a 2km supporter friendly lapped course you can walk or run in the 4km family fun run, test yourself in the 8km run or grab some friends for the 12km teams relay. And for the kids, there is the 1km kids dash. All proceeds go to Nexus Care's Fresh Start Food Program that offers healthy, fresh food to families facing adversity. By participating in the Fresh Startathon, you can help Nexus Care help those facing hardship find a 'fresh start'. 1km Kids Dash (12 & under)- $10 per child, 4km Fun Run/walk- adults $30, children (16 & under) $20, 8km Run- adults $35, Children (16 & under) $25, 12km Teams Relay (teams of 3 x 4km each)- $75 per team. email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details.
|Sun||8 May||WINGS FOR LIFE WORLD RUN (VIC)
With a radical concept, the Wings for Life World Run is a global race with a difference. Instead of a finish line, runners and wheelchair competitors - from beginners to elite athletes - race side by side to keep ahead of the Catcher Car. On May 8, 2016, over 100,000 participants in 34 locations worldwide will start the Wings for Life World Run at precisely the same time - whether that's dawn in North America, the middle of the day in Europe, or at night here in Australia. The Melbourne start time is 21:00 making for an exciting night running experience! Your race pack includes a LED LENSER headlamp (RRP$47) and a PUMA technical race t-shirt (RRP$35). The Catcher Cars take off 30 minutes after the start at 15km/h and steadily increase their speed, precisely synced across the globe, until the last participants have been caught. Set yourself a distance goal with our handy Goal Calculator and see how far you can run to make spinal cord injury curable. This year, we have an all new flatter and safer course for Melbourne which allows quicker transport back to the race hub where the live broadcast from all 34 locations will be waiting for you! 100% of your entry fee goes to spinal cord research. contact: Wings for Life World Run Team. email: http://www.wingsforlifeworldrun.com/au/en/contact/. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Wed-Mon||11-16 May||ULTRA-TRAIL AUSTRALIA (NSW)
A five-day trail running festival of unprecedented scope. Previously branded as The North Face 100 and The North Face 50, the existing 100km and 50km events, already established as the southern hemisphere;s largest trail races, are now subsumed under the Ultra-Trail Australia brand. From May 11 - May 16, 2016, Katoomba, NSW, will play host to over 4000 athletes, spectators and support crew, converging for a five-day trail running extravaganza. Underpinned by the flagship 100km (Megalong 100km) and 50km (Kedumba 50km) events, 2016 sees the addition of a 22km (Sublime 22km) trail half marathon and a 2.5km dash through Katoomba town centre (Katoomba Dash). email: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details.
|Thu||12 May||KATOOMBA DASH (NSW)
This fun and inclusive 2.5km race is for people of all fitness levels! This event encourages the community to get active, involves them in the Ultra-Trail Australia festival and finishes at the top of Katoomba Street, showcasing the town and allowing runners to celebrate with with dinner and drinks! email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details.
|Fri||13 May||SUBLIME 22KM (NSW)
Starting at the iconic Queen Victoria Hospital Wentworth Falls and finishing at the atmospheric Scenic World, the 22km race will be the perfect introduction for new runners curious about trail and ultra running. This event will also offer runners the opportunity to get a taste for the ultra course. Held on the Friday before the 100km and 50km events, the 22km will also be a great event for the support crew and friends of our ultra runners. email: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details.
|Sat-Sun||14-15 May||MEGALONG 100KM (NSW)
The Megalong 100km, formally The North Face 100 is Australia's most challenging, stunning and prestigious 100km Trail running event. This event takes place on the breath taking trails located in the World Heritage listed Blue Mountains National Park of Australia. Since the inaugural race in 2008, our 100 ultra-marathon has captivated runners locally and internationally and it has quickly grown to become one of the most talked about endurance events of its kind. email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details.
|Sat||14 May||KEDUMBA 50KM (NSW)
The Kedumba 50 km race was introduced in 2013 and has quickly stepped out of the shadow of the 100km event to become an iconic event in its own right. The Kedumba 50km take in the last half of the 100km course. It is a stunning, challenging and a perfect choice for people stepping up to their first ultra, or experienced ultra runners looking for a shorter, harder hit out! email: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details.
|Sun||15 May||AUSTRALIAN MOUNTAIN RUNNING CHAMPIONSHIPS AND ALL COMERS NON-CHAMPIONSHIP 6 KM (ACT)
Mt Tennent, Apollo Road, Namadgi National Park. 9am. Senior men's 11 km, senior women's 8 kms, junior men's 8 kms, junior women's 6 kms. Non championship all comers 6 kms. contact: John Harding. email: hackettrunner at hotmail dot com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sun||15 May||SURF RESCUE RUN (QLD)
Run for your lifesavers! This year, a new and exciting fun run is coming to the Gold Coast, but with a bit of a difference! Held entirely on sand, the inaugural Surf Rescue Run will see participants tackle a 5km or 10km course against the iconic backdrop of Surfers Paradise, all while raising vital funds to help save lives on Queensland beaches. There will also be a 1km Kids' Dash. contact: Megan Walker. email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details.
|Sun||15 May||THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD HALF MARATHON (NSW)
Challenge yourself and join thousands of runners in the 25th Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon on May 15. Crave the pursuit of 21.1km through Sydney's most iconic sights, putting your mental and physical limits to the ultimate test. contact: Catherine Waterworth. email: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details.
|Sun||15 May||GET INTO HEALTH FUN RUN & FAIR (WA)
Rain, hail or shine join us as we hit the pavement for a run or walk around Lake Claremont. You can register for the 5km or 10km courses. Get a group together and start fundraising - all proceeds will go towards Telethon so dig deep to help our WA children in need. Following the run purchase some breakfast and enjoy a free fair with entertainment and activities to keep the whole family entertained. Registrations are essential for this event, to register visit www.trybooking.com/kiln Help us fundraise for Telethon by donating on the registration page. Alternatively pledge online or join our Get Into Health team at https://give.everydayhero.com/au/get-into-health-2016 For more information please visit http://www.claremont.wa.gov.au/Community-and-Living/What-s-Happening contact: Amy Celisano. email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sun||15 May||COBURG KING AND QUEEN OF THE NORTH (VIC)
Sunday 15th May Coburg King and Queen of the North 12km run 6km run walk, also 3km for seniors and juniors, 9am Harold Stevens Athletic Track, (Mway 18 A10) trophies for winners & placegetters, certificates for all; enter on the day or online. contact: Bernie Goggin 0417012682. email: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Tue||17 May||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.
|Sat-Sun||21-22 May||YMCA OF CANBERRA RUNNERS CLUB HALF MARATHON (ACT)
For many years the Half Marathon weekend has been a major annual event in the calendars of YCRC members and other local and interstate runners and the tradition continues. Mark off the weekend of the 21st/22nd May in your calendars for the 2016 Half Marathon weekend! Saturday 21st May offers social runners and families a chance to compete in shorter runs including a 1.6k Mini Jog and a 5k Fun Run, and Sunday 22nd May is the day of the Half Marathon. Rex Foulkes, in whose memory this event is named, was a local distance runner, who died in a road accident returning to Cooma from Canberra after a race in 1970. The first Rex Foulkes Half Marathon held on 13th September 1970 had just 24 finishers. In 2015 there were 458 entrants. contact: Gemma Ruddick. email: YMCACanberraHalf@outlook.com. Visit the website for more details.
|Sun||22 May||MEMORY WALK & JOG - ALBURY/WODONGA (VIC)
This year, Alzheimer's Australia Vic is bringing the Memory Walk & Jog to Wodonga's Belvoir Park (Sumsion Gardens). It's all about coming together with your friends and family to raise vital funds to support people affected by dementia. You don't need to be a fitness fanatic to be a part of Memory Walk & Jog - it has something for everyone! You can run, walk, skip or even dress up and dance your way through the day! So whether you're eight or 80, a pro-athlete or just looking for a fun morning out, you can take part in the race and request donations to support the amazing work done by Alzheimer's Australia Vic. contact: Kristin Marshall. email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details.
|Sun||22 May||SHOALHAVEN KING OF THE MOUNTAIN (NSW)
25km, 10km, 5km, 2km. We are excited to announce our Running partnership with ANSW incorporating the Fun Run NSW series. To make the run more accessible to a greater number, we have moved the date to 22 May 2016. The run will once again commence at Kangaroo Valley Golf and Country Resort and offers 4 great distances to all ages and ability (2km, 5km - Greater Fun Run, 10km, 25km - King of the Mountain). email: Nowra.Athletics@outlook.com. Visit the website for more details.
|Sun||29 May||GRIFFITH SPORT LOGAN FUN RUN (QLD)
Whether you're a walker or a runner, the Griffith Sport Logan Fun Run is a community sporting event that has something for everyone, with 10km, 5km and Junior Dash courses! Stay tuned for more information coming soon. contact: Griffith Sport Events. email: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details.
|Sun-Sun||29 May-28 Aug||TRAILBLAZER RUN SERIES (VIC)
The TRAILBLAZER trail run series takes place at the You Yangs National Park, taking participants off road on both trails and emergency vehicle tracks. There are two courses per event that are challenging but achievable to all with a reasonable level of fitness Race 1 - Sunday May 29 - 10km and 7km Race 2 - Sunday July 3 - 9.4km and 5.3km Race 3 - Sunday August 28 - 11km and 7km Venue: You Yangs Regional Park (main Entrance) email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details.
|Sun||29 May||SRI CHINMOY CANBERRA TRAIL SERIES 1: "COTTER CANTER" 5KM & 10KM (ACT)
A trail running "taster" at Canberra's original family playground, the Cotter. The Series starts with a moderate-grade 5km course (the 10km completes 2 laps) comprising a paved loop on the "Cotter Dam Discovery Trail" in the shadow of Cotter Dam, followed by a contrasting loop on walking tracks and fire trails with a river crossing, a hill and a sandy beach – a bit of everything. Park at the end of the Cotter Bend picnic area, off Cotter Rd. On-the-day registration opens at 9am and closes at 9.45am, with races starting from 10am. contact: Prachar Stegemann. email: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.