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Victoria Running Calendar 2001

Victoria Running Calendar 2001


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 2001 
7AURA 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 Mike Grayling, Ph. (03) 9720 1962 (H) or (03) 9429 1299 (W), entries close 22nd Dec, 2000. No entries on the day. More info including results and reports on the webpage at www.coolrunning.com.au/ultra/bogong.
 
14RIP TO RIVER SURF COAST RUN
10km. Starts 9:30am at Ganes Reserve, Ocean Road, Point Lonsdale. Contact Race Website
 
14CAPE FUN RUN & WALK
8.4km. Walker start 08:0am, Runners start from 9:00am at Wonthaggi Police Station. Contact Howard Jensen via email or telephone (03) 5674-4895 or 25 Wheeler road, Cape Paterson, VIC 3995.
 
28AURA MANSFIELD TO MT.BULLER - 50 KM ROAD RACE, VIC
$20 entry fee. 7am start. Closing date: 19th January, 2001. Entry forms available from http://www.geocities.com/ultraphil/mansfield.jpg or 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 or email cfbrowne@bigpond.net.au
 
February 2001 
3XTERRA SCRAMBLE
7km. Starts 08:30am at Falls Creek, Victoria. Contact Nick Munting via email or 0412-228-409 or PO Box 271, Collaroy, NSW 2097 or race website.
 
18CUBITT 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 website or Richmond Harriers, PO BOX 220 Richmond, VIC 3121. Entry $10 on the day.
 
18SORRENTO BAY TO BASS
6.3km and 10.2km. Starts 9:00am from Sorrento Police station. Entry Forms available from website or D. Flanagan via email.
 
21SUPER SUNSET SERIES - MELBOURNE ZOO RUN
5km Run/Walk, 10km run. A course passing through the Melbourne Zoo grounds and the parklands of Royal Park in Melbourne. 7pm start. Closing date - early entries close 7/2/01, late entries on the day. Entry fees $18 single adult, $33 Adult Series (2 runs), Junior, Concession and Family entry fees also available. Entries forms are available from Lisa Sherlock Victorian YMCA-Melbourne City Sports Ph: (03) 9480-1177.
 
March 2001 
21SUPER SUNSET SERIES - MELBOURNE ZOO RUN
5km Run/Walk, 10km run. A popular jogging course which passes by the scenic Yarra River and encircles the Botanic gardens, Melbourne. 7pm start. Closing date - early entries close 7/3/01, late entries on the day. Entry fees $18 single adult, $33 Adult Series (2 runs), Junior, Concession and Family entry fees also available. Entries forms are available from Lisa Sherlock Victorian YMCA-Melbourne City Sports Ph: (03) 9480-1177.
 
25AURA DAM TRAIL RUN 50KM & 30KM
A beautiful 50km trail run close to Melbourne, around Maroondah Dam - now with a 30km option. 9am start, Fernshaw Reserve, finish Maroondah Dam wall. $15 entry for AURA members, $20 for non-members. Closing date for entries 14th March. For more information see the webpage at www.coolrunning.com.au/ultra/auradam or contact Nigel Aylott via email nigel_aylott@mail.com or at 19 Bennett Ave, Mt Waverley VIC 3149 or telephone (03) 9634-2776.
 
25PRINCES PARK CLASSIC
21.1km and 4km. Starts 8:00am at Princes Park Pavilion No.1, Melbourne. Contact Isabella Carrassi via email or telephone (03) 9388-2313 or 0411-532-414.
 
25NEW BALANCE MT MACEDON CLASSIC
10km. Starts 10:30am from Mt. Macedon Hotel, Mount Macedon Rd, Mount Macedon. Contact John Marshall via email or see the webpage.
 
April 2001 
1FRANKSTON TO PORTSEA ROAD RACE, VIC
34 miler, contact Kev Cassidy Phone 0413-626-408 or email kc130860@hotmail.com or read the website at www.coolrunning.com.au/ultra/frankston. 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.
 
1GMHBA BARWON BANKS FUN RUN - GEELONG
5km and 10km. Starts 8:30am from South Bank, Barwon River Geelong VIC (Melways 228 A7). Contact Ron Strickland by email or by phone 0412-493-927 or read the race website or write to PO Box 205 Belmont, VIC 3216. The race is organised and run by Rotary Club of Highton.
 
7-8VICTORIAN 6/12/24 HOUR WALK/RUN TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP,VIC
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) 9850 4958
 
8CORIO BAY CHALLENGE
8km. Starts 9am from Eastern Park Geelong (Melways 452-E4). Contact Dale Jennings via email or telephone (03) 5229-3475 or (03) 5278-2777 for more info.
 
8RUNNERS WORLD HALF ON THE HARBOUR
NOW ON 27th MAY 2001.
 
22GEELONG CROSS COUNTRY CLUB/REBEL SPORT HALF MARATHON
21.1km. Starts 9am from Barwon Valley Fun Park, Belmont, Geelong. Contact Tom Blood via their website or telephone (03)5243-5374 for more info.
 
June 2001 
3BARNEY OAK MEMORIAL FUN RUN
10km and 4km. Starts 10:00am at Princes Park Pavilion No.1, Melbourne (Melways 29 G12). Contact Isabella Carrassi via email or telephone (03) 9388-2313 or 0411-532-414.
 
24TRARALGON MARATHON
42.2km, 21.1km and 10km. Starts 8am from Traralgon Tennis Centre, Traralgon, Victoria. Contact Rick Mann tel : 0419 353 096 or Email.
 
July 2001 
29HOBSON'S BAY ULTRA GALLOP & STROLL
45km(aprox). Start and Finish on The Esplanade/Maidstone St, Altona, VIC. Starts 7am onwards. Pick your start time to finish at 3.00pm. Closest to 3.00pm wins. No watches allowed . Entrants may contribute towards a "winner takes all" jackpot. Check webpage for more info or email Phil Essam on ultraoz@iprimus.com.au.
 
August 2001 
5WARBY CUP
12km. Starts 10:00am at Killawarra Forest near Wangaratta, Victoria. Contact Ron Jones by email or telephone (03) 2529-5544 or race website.
 
5DEVIL BEND HALF MARATHON & FUN RUN
21.1km, 10km and 5km. Starts 10am from BBQ area, Devil Bend Picnic Grounds, Graydons Rd, Moorooduc. Contact Craig Mahoney on (03) 5995-1424 or email or website.
 
19RYKA QUEEN OF THE LAKE
5km or 10km run/walk. Starts 9:30am from Pit Building 6, Aughtie Dr, Albert Park. Contact Start to Finish Events on (03) 9819-9225 or email or website.
 
26SHEPPARTON RUNNERS CLUB MARATHON
10km, 21km and 42km. Starts 8am at Princess Park, Shepparton, Victoria. Contact Steven Trevaskis by email or telephone 0417-508-145 or (03) 5822-1348.
 
26DECASTELLA FUN RUN
15km, 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
 
26HALF ON THE PARK
21.1km, 14km and 7km. Starts 8am at Tom's Block, Kings Domain, Melbourne. Contact Joe Murphy via web site or email or (03) 9381-4666. Official Asics Melbourne Marathon Warm-up Run.
 
September 2001 
2LAURISTON RUN AROUND THE LAKE
5km or 10km run/walk and 3km parent/child run/walk. Starts 9:30am from Albert Park Lake, Mel Ref 2K F7. Contact Start to Finish Events on (03) 9819-9225 or email or website. **free t-shirt with entry.
 
9KILAWARRA HALF MARATHON
4.0 km, 10.5 km and Half Marathon (21km). Starts 10:00am at Killawarra Forest near Wangaratta, Victoria. Contact Ron Jones by email or telephone (03) 2529-5544 or Peter Morriss on (03) 5721-5693 or race website.
 
9NINETY MILE BEACH FUN RUN
8.2km. Starts 10am at Foreshore Drive, Golden Beach, Victoria. Contact Kaye Jenkins (President Lett's Beach SLSC) by email or (03) 5146-3486 or Greg on (03) 5146-3217.
 
9SPRING INTO SHAPE SERIES (#1)
4km run/walk or 8km run/ walk. Starts 9am run, 10:15 walk from Palm Lawn in Alexandra Gardens, Melbourne (Mel Ref 43 K10). Contact Katrina Southwood on (03) 9819-9225 or email or website. **free t-shirt with series entry.
 
12 (weds)MELBOURNE CITY SPORTS CORPORATE CUP
3.8km. Starts 12noon to 1.30pm (you pick your own start time) at Tan Track, King's Domain Gardens, Melbourne. Contact Lisa Sherlock by email or (03) 9480-1177 or website.
 
16VERY SPECIAL KIDS PURSUIT
10km run, 5km run/walk. Starts 9:30 am, (8am registration) from Pit Building 5, Albert Park Lake, Melbourne (Mel Ref 2K H12). Contact Katrina Southwood on (03) 9819-9225 or email or website.
 
16CITY OF YARRA HALF MARATHON
21.1km - incorporating Victorian State Championships. Starts 8:00 am from Kevin Bartlett Reserve, Yarra Boulevard, Burnley (Melways Map Ref 45 B12). Can enter on the day. Entry Fee $10. Contact Ted Poulton on (03) 9306-6408 or email or website.
 
23TRARALGON KING OF THE MOUNTAIN
30km. Starts 10am from Tennis court, Shakespeare St, Traralgon, Victoria. Contact Colin Hardy by email or phone (03) 5169-1519 or Ian Twite on (03) 5174-4965.
 
23THE AGE AFL FUN RUN
8km and 4km. Starts 9am at Tom's Block, Kings Domain, Melbourne. Contact Joe Murphy via web site or email or (03) 9381-4666.
 
26 (weds)MELBOURNE CITY SPORTS CORPORATE CUP
3.8km. Starts 12noon to 1.30pm (you pick your own start time) at Tan Track, King's Domain Gardens, Melbourne. Contact Lisa Sherlock by email or (03) 9480-1177 or website.
 
October 2001 
10 (weds)MELBOURNE CITY SPORTS CORPORATE CUP
3.8km. Starts 12noon to 1.30pm (you pick your own start time) at Tan Track, King's Domain Gardens, Melbourne. Contact Lisa Sherlock by email or (03) 9480-1177 or website.
 
14ASICS MELBOURNE MARATHON
42.2km, 21.1km and 4.22km. Starts 8am at Frankston (Lone Star Restaurant). Contact Joe Murphy via web site or email or (03) 9381-4666. There will definitely be no entries on the day.
 
21ECHUCA YMCA SWEAT V STEAM
13km. Starts 9am. Contact Suzanne Hoghton at The Engine Room Marketing on 0418-373-405 or via web site or email. Race against the world's oldest wooden-hulled paddlesteamer, along tranquil bushland tracks along the Murray River in Echuca-Moama
 
21REDESDALE TO LAKE FUN RUN
11.8km & 6.5km. Starts 10am from Redesdale Primary School, Redesdale, Victoria. Contact Graeme Lechte on (03) 5425-3155 or Liz Hartland on (03) 5425-5406 or via email.
 
21SPRING INTO SHAPE SERIES (#2)
4km run/walk or 8km run/ walk. Starts 9am run, 10:15 walk from Palm Lawn in Alexandra Gardens, Melbourne (Mel Ref 43 K10). Contact Katrina Southwood on (03) 9819-9225 or email or website. **free t-shirt with series entry.
 
24 (weds)MELBOURNE CITY SPORTS CORPORATE CUP
3.8km. Starts 12noon to 1.30pm (you pick your own start time) at Tan Track, King's Domain Gardens, Melbourne. Contact Lisa Sherlock by email or (03) 9480-1177 or website.
 
281ST MAROONDAH SCOUT GROUP FUN RUN
5km walk or run or 10km run. Starts 9.30am from Norwood Reserve, Mullum Rd, Ringwood, Victoria. Contact David Cooke (after hours) on (03) 9725-6767 or via email.
 
28CRATER-TO-CRATER FUN RUN/WALK 2001
5km. Starts 10:00am from South Beach, Lake Bullen Merri, Camperdown, Victoria. Contact Andrew Baird by email or race website.
 
November 2001 
4PORTLAND 3 BAYS MARATHON, VIC
42.2km. Starts 8am from Hanlon Park. Contact Alistair McDonald (03) 5521-7980 or email.
 
4INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF VOLUNTEERS FUN RUN
8km run or 4km run/walk. Starts 9am from near Community Building at Lillydale Lake. Contact Stan Pump (03) 9870-7822 or email.
 
4ARTHURS SEAT CHALLENGE
6.7km. Starts 8:30am from Rosebud Pier to Arthurs Seat summit. Contact Start To Finish Events on (03) 9819-9225 or website.
 
7 (weds)MELBOURNE CITY SPORTS CORPORATE CUP
3.8km. Starts 12noon to 1.30pm (you pick your own start time) at Tan Track, King's Domain Gardens, Melbourne. Contact Lisa Sherlock by email or (03) 9480-1177 or website.
 
18SPRING INTO SHAPE SERIES (#3)
4km run/walk or 8km run/ walk. Starts 9am run, 10:15 walk from Palm Lawn in Alexandra Gardens, Melbourne (Mel Ref 43 K10). Contact Katrina Southwood on (03) 9819-9225 or email or website. **free t-shirt with series entry.
 
21 (weds)MELBOURNE CITY SPORTS CORPORATE CUP
3.8km. Starts 12noon to 1.30pm (you pick your own start time) at Tan Track, King's Domain Gardens, Melbourne. Contact Lisa Sherlock by email or (03) 9480-1177 or website.
 
24-25JONES 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.
 
25THE HERALD SUN OLYMPIC DREAM
10km. Starts 8:30am at Alexandra Gardens, Melbourne. Contact Joe Murphy via web site or email or (03) 9381-4666.
 
December 2001 
5 (weds)MELBOURNE CITY SPORTS CORPORATE CUP
3.8km. Starts 12noon to 1.30pm (you pick your own start time) at Tan Track, King's Domain Gardens, Melbourne. Contact Lisa Sherlock by email or (03) 9480-1177 or website.
 
12 (weds)SPORTING CHANCE CHRISTMAS RUN
5km/10km run or walk. Starts 6.30pm at Albert Park, Melbourne. Contact Start To Finish Events on (03) 9819-9225 or website.
 
19 (weds)NORTHCOTE AQUATHON
2km run, 400m swim, 1km run. Starts 6.30pm at Northcote Aquatic Center, 180 Victoria Rd, Northcote. Contact Tim Dornom on (03) 9486-7200 or email.
 

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