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23/07/2014
23/11/2014
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Aug 2014
Sat-Sun 2-3 Aug BUSH CAPITAL BUSH MARATHON FESTIVAL
Bush Capital Bush Marathon Festival,Off road trail events in Canberra Nature Park raising money for the Australian mountain running team. SATURDAY 2 August 2014 Mt Ainslie and Mt Majura Nature reserves Campbell High School, Canberra. 9am 16km bush run & 16km bush walk; 9.10am 10km walk; 11am Under 13 years 2km children’s run; 11.30am 10km run; 11.35am 5km run & walk. SUNDAY 3 August 2014: Mt Ainslie and Mt Majura Nature reserves Campbell High School, Canberra. 7.30am 63.3km ultra run & relay (triple half marathon); 8.30am 42.2km bush marathon run, walk & relay; half marathon walk; 9.30am 21.1km bush half marathon run  contact: John Harding. email: hackettrunner at hotmail dot com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Tue 5 Aug MT AINSLIE RUN UP AND POWER WALK
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.
 
Fri-Sun 15-17 Aug CAPITAL TO COAST
Starting in Canberra and now finishing in Jervis Bay! Capital to Coast is a multi stage running event from Canberra to the NSW Coast. For the third year, we invite medium and long distance runners to test themselves over the mid August weekend of 15th - 17th August 2014. Enter the individual 100km competition, or share the distance in the team event. A 10km prologue handicap event on Friday is followed by 6 stages of approx. 15km each on Saturday/Sunday. After the challenging Stage 5 in Conjola forest, we will transition to Jervis Bay for the finale, commencing in Booderee National Park and running beside Hyams, Greenfields and Collingwood beaches to finish at the bayside resort of Huskisson. contact: Bob Redenbach. email: capitaltocoast@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 17 Aug TAMWORTH TEN RUNNING FESTIVAL (NSW)
The Tamworth Running Festival is an annual event with half marathon, 10KM and 5KM events as well as a 4KM community walk. This event is organised by the tamworth Triathalon Club. Start Time 8:30am. Location, Tamworth No 1 oval, Kable Avenue, Tamworth. contact: Contact Spencer Hird ph 0428675905.. email: Email secretary@tamworthtriclub.org.au.. Visit the website for more details.
 
Tue 19 Aug BLACK MOUNTAIN RUN UP AND POWER WALK
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.
 
Sun 31 Aug SIXTY4 SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS CHALLENGE (NSW)
A new trail running festival in Wingello State Forest, just 90 minutes from Sydney/Canberra/Wollongong. It includes a 1km for little kids, a 6km for women and juniors, a half marathon and a 50km ultra. Family-friendly atmosphere with entertainment, catering, sponsor expo, and lots more.  email: racedirectorshc@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 31 Aug LAKE MACQUARIE RUNNING FESTIVAL (NSW)
Join us for the 30th Anniversary. This event is coordinated around the edge of Lake Macquarie. A fully road closure is in place allowing for runners and walkers to enjoy the picturesque views on a flat course, starting and finishing at Warners Bay. The event includes a Half Marathon (Accredited by Athletics Australia), 10.5km Fun Run and 4km Kids Scamper.  contact: Anne or Kate Griffith on 0424 402 514 or 0410 474 488. email: enquiries@lakehalf.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Sep 2014
Tue 2 Sep MT AINSLIE RUN UP AND POWER WALK
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.
 
Sun 14 Sep HUSKY HALF MARATHON AND RUNNING FESTIVAL (NSW)
Elite Energy is proud to present the 4th annual Husky Half Marathon. It is sure be another crowd pleaser - a flat, fast course on the scenic shores of Jervis Bay. The view is so picturesque, you'll wish the race was longer! With the Half Marathon having an option of a two person team, as well as 2km and 5km races, there is a distance for everyone. Pack the family up and make a weekend of it!  contact: Elite Energy. email: office@eliteenergy.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Tue 16 Sep BLACK MOUNTAIN RUN UP AND POWER WALK
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.
 
Sun 21 Sep TIDBINBILLA NATURE RESERVE 8K & 15K Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 28 Sep SRI CHINMOY CANBERRA 101 TRAIL RUN
The Sri Chinmoy Canberra Centenary 100km trail run was staged in 2013. With Canberra now 101 years old, in 2014 the event grows to 101km: hence the Sri Chinmoy Canberra 101 Trail Run! Starting and finishing at Regatta Point, the route explores Parliament House, Red Hill, Isaacs Ridge, Farrer Ridge, Mt Taylor, Mt Arawang, Cooleman Ridge, Stromlo Forest Park, the National Arboretum, Cork Oaks, Aranda Bushland, Black Mountain Reserve, Mt Majura, Mt Ainslie and Lake Burley Griffin. The run is open to Solo Runners, and to Relay Teams of 2-4 members, with 4 relay legs of approximately 25 km. contact: Prachar Stegemann. email: canberra@srichinmoyraces.org. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Oct 2014
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.
 
Mon 6 Oct SRI CHINMOY LABOUR DAY 10 KM AND 4 KM FUN-RUNS
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
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 11 Oct MT MAJURA VINEYARD ONE PEAK AND TWO PEAKS RUNS AND ONE PEAK WALK
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.
 
Sun 19 Oct MISS MUDDY - CANBERRA
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.
 
Tue 21 Oct BLACK MOUNTAIN RUN UP AND POWER WALK
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.
 
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 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.
 
 
Nov 2014
Sun 2 Nov DEEP SPACE MOUNTAIN MARATHON AND HALF MARATHON
The Half Marathon is a 21.1 km out and back route from the former Honeysuckle Creek Space Tracking Station to the former Orroral Valley Space Tracking Station and return. The Deep Space Mountain Marathon does this course twice. The 10 km is an out and back route from Honeysuckle Creek. The 5 km is an out and back run and walk along the Orroral Ridge Road from Honeysuckle Creek.  contact: John Harding. email: hackettrunner at hotmail dot com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 2 Nov DEEP SPACE MOUNTAIN MARATHON AND HALF MARATHON
The Half Marathon is a 21.1 km out and back route from the former Honeysuckle Creek Space Tracking Station to the former Orroral Valley Space Tracking Station and return. The Deep Space Mountain Marathon does this course twice. The 10 km is an out and back route from Honeysuckle Creek. The 5 km is an out and back run and walk along the Orroral Ridge Road from Honeysuckle Creek.  contact: John Harding. email: hackettrunner at hotmail dot com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Tue 4 Nov MT AINSLIE RUN UP AND POWER WALK
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.
 
Sun 9 Nov TIDBINBILLA NATURE RESERVE 8K & 15K Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 16 Nov STROMLO RUNNING FESTIVAL
Stromlo Forest Park. Event details to be advised. Visit the website for more details.
 
Tue 18 Nov BLACK MOUNTAIN RUN UP AND POWER WALK
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.
 
Sun 23 Nov SRI CHINMOY TRIPLE TRIATHLON
3 mountain running legs, 3 mountain bike legs and 3 swim legs exploring the length and breadth of Canberra. A tough day out for the committed solo athlete or a fantastic adventure for a relay team of from 2 – 9 members. contact: Prachar Stegemann. email: canberra@srichinmoyraces.org. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 


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