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Victoria Running Calendar 2000

Victoria Running Calendar 2000


DISCLAIMER!Please note that this ancient data has been posted solely for historical interest! Be aware of the potential loss of accuracy outside of CoolRunning control, eg phone numbers listed are no longer accurate.

The current calendar for VIC is here.

January 2000 
8PORTSEA TWILIGHT
6.75km and 2.8km. Starts at Point Nepean, Portsea. Contact Start to Finish Event Management at (03) 9819-9225 or email or website
 
9AURA BOGONG TO HOTHAM, VIC
60km mountain trail run, a tough event with 3,000m of climb, 6:15am start at Mountain Creek Picnic Ground. 3000m climb! Phone Geoff Hook, (03) 98089739, entries close 22nd Dec, 1999. No entries on the day.
 
920th RIP TO RIVER SURF COAST RUN
10km. Starts 8:30am at Beach below Pt Lonsdale Lighthouse. Contact Race Website
 
13TWILIGHT TAN TIME TRIAL
4km and 8km. Starts 6:30pm at corner of Government House Drive, and Birdwood Ave, Melbourne. Contact Victorian Road Runners or Graeme Horskins (03) 9802-1220.
 
23AURA MANSFIELD TO MT.BULLER - 50 KM ROAD RACE, VIC
$15 entry, 7am start. Closing date: 14th January, 2000. Entry forms available from Peter Armistead, 26 William, Street, Frankston 3199, phone (03) 9781 4305 or Dot Browne, 4 Victory Street, Mitcham 3132 (03) 9874-2501(H) or Fax (03) 9873-3223
 
February 2000 
2RUNNERS WORLD TWILIGHT SERIES
4km and 8km. Starts at Alexandra Gardens, Melbourne. Contact Start to Finish Event Management at (03) 9819-9225 or email or website
 
5TWILIGHT TAN TIME TRIAL
4km and 8km. Starts 6:30pm at corner of Government House Drive, and Birdwood Ave, Melbourne. Contact Victorian Road Runners or Graeme Horskins (03) 9802-1220.
 
10TWILIGHT TAN TIME TRIAL
4km and 8km. Starts 6:30pm at corner of Government House Drive, and Birdwood Ave, Melbourne. Contact Victorian Road Runners or Graeme Horskins (03) 9802-1220.
 
13PRINCESS PARK RUN
5km and 10km. Starts 8am at Northern Pavilion, Princess Park, Royal Parade, Carlton, Melbourne. Contact Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team (03) 9428-6665 or 0419 511 584.
 
20CUBITT CLASSIC ROAD RACE
15km on roads closed to traffic. Starts 8am at Kevin Bartlett Reserve, Yarra Boulevard, Burnley, VIC (Melways 45 B12). Contact Ted Poulton at (03) 9306-6408 or email or Richmond Harriers, PO BOX 220 Richmond, VIC 3121. Entry $10 on the day.
 
27THE ASHBURTON RUN
10km and 2km. Starts 8:30am at Ashburton Primary School. Contact Ashley (03) 9885-2534.
 
March 2000 
1RUNNERS WORLD TWILIGHT SERIES
4km and 8km. Starts at The Tan, Melbourne. Contact Start to Finish Event Management at (03) 9819-9225 or email or website
 
5MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL 5000M
5km elite race, 10km general participation. Starts at 9:30am Tom's Block, Melbourne. Contact Start to Finish Event Management at (03) 9819-9225 or email or website
 
5YARRA RANGES LITTLE ATHLETICS OPEN DAY
Various events at various times throughout the day. Events at Morrison Reserve, Hereford Road, Mt Evelyn (Mel. Ref: 118C9). Contact via Email
 
12KING ISLAND IMPERIAL 20
32km (20 miles). Event on King Island (Bass Strait). Contact Rob Cooper
(03) 6462-1510 or Website
 
18RDA BLUE ROCK CLASSIC
10km run, 22km cycle, 17km horseride, 1km swim, kayak 8km - individuals or teams. RDA is Riding for the disabled. At Blue Rock Dam, 150km East of Melbourne. Contact Bryon Puddy on (03) 5127 4582 or Website
 
19MOONEE VALLEY CLASSIC FUN FUN/WALK
10km and 5km on Maribyrnong River. Run, jog or walk. Registration from 7:30am. Starts 9:30am. Contact tel: (03) 9243-8717
 
19AURA DAM TRAIL RUN 50km & 30km
A beautiful 30km or 50km trail run close to Melbourne, around Maroondah Dam, 9am start, Fernshaw Reserve, finish Maroondah Dam wall, VICTORIA. $28 entry for AURA members, $33 for non-members. Closing date for entries 6th March, Phone Geoff Hook (03) 98089739
 
19EAGLEHAWK YMCA HALF MARATHON
21.1km - also has a team relay event. Starts Bendigo. Contact tel (03) 5446-8875
 
26KINGLAKE LEUKAEMIA RUN
No massage, no sausage sizzle, no certificates, no medallions, no awards ceremony, just a private run through beautiful country to honour the memory of a beautiful boy. Please join us. Contact Howard or Janette tel: (03) 9438-2458
 
26BARWON BANKS FUN RUN
5km and 10km. Starts 9:15am. Contact tel: 0412 493 927
 
April 2000 
2SUSSAN WOMEN'S CLASSIC 2000
5km and 10km. Australia's largest all women's event. Last year started in Bourke Street Mall. Contact via Web Page
 
9NESTLE BIG BAY RUN
10km. Starts 8:30am at Sandringham Football Ground. Contact Rob Tucker on (03) 555-0043 or via email
 
8-9VICTORIAN 24 HOUR WALK/RUN TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP
6 OR 12 HOUR RUN/WALK TRACK ULTRA EVENT & 12 HOURS RUN/WALK RELAY, Harold Stevens Athletic Track, Coburg, Relay - maximum of 8 individual racers per team. Entry $10 per team member. Various categories. Entry $40 for both ultra events. Both relay and individual events start 10am on Saturday. Entry forms available from: Bernie Goggin, 277 Manningham Road, Lower Templestowe 3107, Ph. (03) 98504958
 
8-23CLIFF'S DREAM 1000 MILE RACE
1000 mile race, time limit is 15 days. At Harold Stevens Athletic Track, Coburg, VIC. Contact John Timms, 54 Skene St, Colac, VIC 3250. Phone (03) 5231 3928 or email or Website
 
9FRANKSTON TO PORTSEA ROAD RACE, VIC
34 miler, Contact Kev Cassidy Phone (0413) 626408, 7am start corner of Davey St. and Nepean Highway, Frankston. Block of chocolate for every finisher! Own support needed. The oldest established ultra in Australia, first run in 1973.
 
16HALF ON THE HARBOUR
21.1km, 10km, 5km. Starts at The Docklands, Melbourne. Contact Start to Finish Event Management at (03) 9819-9225 or email or website
 
2220TH ANNUAL SHEEPWASH CLASSIC FUN RUN Easter Saturday
8km and 4km. Starts 10am at Barwon Heads Primary School, Barwon. Contact Phil Stephenson at 1 River Parade, Barown Heads, VIC 3227 or tel (03) 5254-2929, fax (03) 5254 3073
 
30GEELONG HALF MARATHON
21km. Starts 9am events by Barwon River, Belmont, Geelong. Contact Tom Blood (03) 5243-5374 or Email
 
May 2000 
13AURA AUSTRALIAN 50 MILES TRACK CHAMPS (+ 50KM)
Starts 8am at Bill Sewart Athletic Track (400m), Burwood Highway, East Burwood, VIC, $35 entry for one or both events (AURA members), others $40. Contact: John Harper (03) 98037560 or email.
 
14MOTHERS DAY FUN RUN
Starts at The Tan, Melbourne. Contact Start to Finish Event Management at (03) 9819-9225 or email or website
 
21JELLS LAKE FUN RUN
5km & 10km. Starts 9:30am at Jells Park, Wheelers Hill. Contact Terry Nugent on (03) 9560-1474 or egan@access.net.au (email not working!)
 
28SRI CHINMOY MELBOURNE FESTIVAL OF RUNNING
42.2km, 21.1km and 10km. Contact Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team (03) 9428-6665 or 0419 511 584.
 
June 2000 
4BARNEY OAK MEMORIAL FUN RUN
4km and 10 km, walk, jog, or run. Starts at 10:00am at Princes Park, Parkville, Melbourne. Melbways ref. 29 G-12,Royal Parde, next to Carlton Football Ground. Contact Isabella Carrassi at (03) 9388-2313 or mobile 0411-532-414 or email.
 
18LAP OF THE LAKE
10km and 5km. Starts 9:30am at Albert Park Lake, Melbourne. Contact Start to Finish Event Management at (03) 9819-9225 or email or website
 
25TRARALGON MARATHON
42.2km, 21.1km and 10km. Starts 8am from Traralgon Victoria. Contact Rick Mann tel : 0419 353 096.
 
July 2000 
23DEVIL BEND HALF MARATHON & FUN RUN
21.1km, 10km and 5km. Starts 10am from BBQ area, Devil Bend Picnic Grounds, Graydons Rd, Moorooduc. Contact Martin Toman on (03) 9766-4669 or Craig Mahoney on (03) 5995-1424 or email.
 
August 2000 
20QUEEN OF THE LAKE
10km and 5km. Starts at Albert Park Lake, Melbourne. Contact Start to Finish Event Management at (03) 9819-9225 or email or website
 
??6 HOUR TRACK RUN, VIC
Harold Stevens Athletic Track, Coburg, l0am start - 4pm., Entry forms available from: Harold Stevens, 55 Woodlands Avenue, Pascoe Vale South 3044. Ph. (03) 9386-9251
 
27DECASTELLA FUN RUN
15 km, 7.5km and 5km (also there is a 7.5km or 5km walk). Starts 9:00am at Burke Hall, Nolan Avenue, Kew. Contact: Mark Caldwell via email or (03) 9859-4995 or Race Website
 
September 2000 
10WESTFIELD FUN RUN & WALK
5km and 10km. Starts 9:30am at Jells Park, Wheelers Hill - entrance from Ferntree Gully Road. Contact Rob Owers at (03) 9807-0931 or fax (03) 9888-2811 or email.
 
10NEW BALANCE SPRING INTO SHAPE SERIES
4km and 8km. Starts at Alexandra Gardens, Yarra River, Melbourne. Contact Start to Finish Event Management at (03) 9819-9225 or email or website
 
22BALLAM PARK ONE HOUR TRACK RUN
As far as you can go in one hour - bring your own lap counter. Starts 7pm from Ballam Park Athletics Track, Benanee Drive, Frankston. Contact Martin Toman on (03) 9766-4669 or Craig Mahoney on (03) 5995-1424 or email.
 
24CITY OF YARRA HALF-MARATHON (new date)
21.1km on roads closed to traffic. Starts 8am from Kevin Bartlett Reserve, Yarra Boulevard, Burnley (Melways 45 B12). Race incorporates Victorian State Championship. Contact Ted Poulton tel : (03) 9306-6408 or Richmond Harriers, PO BOX 220 Richmond VIC 3121 or email or website.
 
October 2000 
1-6AUSTRALIAN UNIVERISTY GAMES
Held at Ballarat University. Contact via web site
 
8MELBOURNE MARATHON
42.2km, 21.1km and 10km. Contact via web site or email or (03) 9386-1099 . Entries will close on Friday, September 29. There will definitely be no entries on the day.
 
15NEW BALANCE SPRING INTO SHAPE SERIES
4km and 8km. Starts at Alexandra Gardens, Yarra River, Melbourne. Contact Start to Finish Event Management at (03) 9819-9225 or email or website
 
22HBA RUN TO THE MELBOURNE G
4km and 8km. Starts at Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne. Contact Start to Finish Event Management at (03) 9819-9225 or email or website
 
22VICTORIAN GOLDFIELDS RAILWAY CHALLENGE
5.9km. Starts 10am at Maldon Tourist Railway Station, Hornsby Street, Maldon. Contact Kerry Anderson at (03) 5471-1555 or email.
 
November 2000 
4BRIGHT ALPINE CLIMB part of 4 peaks in 4 days
6.4km. Starts at Mt Porepunkah (follow signs from Bright Golf Course). Entries received on the day. Climbing will commence between 8.00am and 8.30am. Slow walkers may start from 7.30am onwards. Directions are marked for all climbs. Entry fees Adults $3 per day 4 days - $10 Juniors $2 per day 4 days - $5. Contact Reg Splatt, Main Road, Wandiligong VIC 3744 or Ph (03) 5755 1507 or race website
 
5BRIGHT ALPINE CLIMB part of 4 peaks in 4 days
11km. Starts at Mt Feathertop (turn off at Harrietville School.). Entries received on the day. Climbing will commence between 8.00am and 8.30am. Slow walkers may start from 7.30am onwards. Directions are marked for all climbs. Entry fees Adults $3 per day 4 days - $10 Juniors $2 per day 4 days - $5. Contact Reg Splatt, Main Road, Wandiligong VIC 3744 or Ph (03) 5755 1507 or race website
 
5AGE/AFL FUN RUN
5km and 8km. Starts 9.15am at Yarra Park, MCG, Melbourne. Contact Joe Murphy via ausit@bigpond.com (email not working!) or (03) 9486-6133
 
5THE ARTHURS SEAT CHALLENGE
6.7km. Starts 8:30am at Rosebud Pier to the summit of Arthurs Seat, Melbourne. Contact Start to Finish Event Management at (03) 9819-9225 or email or website
 
5PORTLAND 3 BAYS MARATHON, VIC
42.2km. Contact Alistair McDonald (03) 5521-7980.
 
6BRIGHT ALPINE CLIMB part of 4 peaks in 4 days
15km. Starts at Mt Hotham (start opposite Harrietville Caravan Park). Entries received on the day. Climbing will commence between 8.00am and 8.30am. Slow walkers may start from 7.30am onwards. Directions are marked for all climbs. Entry fees Adults $3 per day 4 days - $10 Juniors $2 per day 4 days - $5. Contact Reg Splatt, Main Road, Wandiligong VIC 3744 or Ph (03) 5755 1507 or race website
 
7BRIGHT ALPINE CLIMB part of 4 peaks in 4 days
10km. Starts at Mt Buffalo (climb starts at the entrance to Mt Buffalo National Park). Entries received on the day. Climbing will commence between 8.00am and 8.30am. Slow walkers may start from 7.30am onwards. Directions are marked for all climbs. Entry fees Adults $3 per day 4 days - $10 Juniors $2 per day 4 days - $5. Contact Reg Splatt, Main Road, Wandiligong VIC 3744 or Ph (03) 5755 1507 or race website
 
10HOLMESGLEN TAFE FUN RUN
2.5km walk and 5km run. Starts 12noon at West side Building 2, Holmesglen TAFE, Chadstone. Contact Brad Cummins via email or mobile 0402-392-644
 
12LEOPOLD RAIL TRAIL FUN RUN
2.5km and 4.5km. Starts 10am from Kensington Road, Leopold. Contact Trevor McMurrich on (03) 5250-1233 or email.
 
19OLYMPIC DREAM RUN
10km and 6km. Contact Amber (03) 9583-4555.
 
19-25COLAC 6 DAY RACE, VIC
Despite promises that 1999 was the last of this illustrious race, it is on again for 2000 as 1999 was such a success. Contact Six Day Race Committee, PO BOX 163, Colac, Vic, 3250. Also these web pages : http://www.standard.net.au/~petere/6dayrace/index.html or http://www.coolrunning.com.au/ultra/colac99.shtml
 
25-26JONES LANG LASALLE CHALLENGE
Two day multi-sport event for teams of 3 or solo. Kayak, Bike Run each day from Mt Buller to Alexandra Gardens, Melbourne CBD.
 
26MARLBOROUGH PRIMARY FUN RUN & WALK
10km Fun Run - Age groups U18 to 60+ plus wheelchair, 2.9km Fun Run / Walk - U10 to 35+. Registration from 8.30am, start at 9.30am from Marlborough Primary School, Hardy Cres, Heathmont, VICTORIA (Mel Ref: 63 J2). Contact Kevin Oakey (03) 9724-9447 or school (03) 9870-3468 or email.
 
26VICTORIAN 6 HOUR & 50KM CHAMPIONSHIPS
Starts 8am at Moe Athletics Centre, Newborough. Contact Bruce Salisbury on (03) 5174-9869 or email harriers@net-tech.com.au
 
26MORELAND FUN RUN
6.5km. Starts 8:30am at 90 Bell Street, Coburg. Contact Evan Patterson on (03) 9383-7178 or email.
 
December 2000 
3FERNWOOD "GET ACTIVE" CHALLENGE
5km (one lap of Albert Park Lake). Starts 9:15am at Palms Picnic Area (next to The Point), Albert Park Lake, Melbourne. Contact Debbie Lemcke at (03) 9536-4231 or email or PO Box 381, ST KILDA VIC 3181. The run/walk is a fundraiser for the Spastic Society of Victoria and also a Celebration of the International Day for People with a DisAbility (Sunday 3 December). People can either walk or run a lap of Albert Park Lake and then join the organisers for a free BBQ and entertainment afterwards. Entry Form in PDF format: front and rear
 
6SPORTING CHANCE CHRISTMAS RUN
10km and 5km. Starts at Albert Park Lake, Melbourne. Contact Start to Finish Event Management at (03) 9819-9225 or email or website
 

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