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Aug 2018
Sun-Mon 19-19 Aug SAN RUNFORLIFE (NSW)
RunforLife is a 5km or 10km fun run that commences and finishes at the Sydney Adventist Hospital in Wahroonga. contact: Kylie Mildren. email: kylie@mildrenevents.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
 
Apr 2019
Fri-Sat 26-27 Apr KATHMANDU NEVEREST CHALLENGE (NSW)
Neverest is a uniquely challenging, uniquely accessible test of endurance. Register as a team or do it solo � your mission is to run or hike laps of a hill until your total vertical ascent is over 8,848m, the height of Mt Everest above sea-level. You may participate as a solo starting on the Friday at 6 pm and finishing on Saturday or as part of a team covering the distance together or in relay, starting on the Saturday morning. The event is a fundraiser for the Australian Himalayan Foundation and funds raised will go towards helping remote communities in the Himalaya with education, health and wildlife conservation. contact: Kerryn Plummer. email: kerryn@australianhimalayanfoundation.org.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 28 Apr BRIGHT FUN RUN (VIC)
This event is a great morning out for both families and the serious runner alike. Whether you want to support your kids in the 2km or challenge yourself in the half marathon or chase the single track on the trail runs there is an event to suit you. Program includes: - Half Marathon - 10km Run - 5km Run - 2km Run - 5.4 km Trail Run - 8.1 km Trail Run -13.3 km Trail Run contact: Tracy Carey. email: thebrightfunrun@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details. contact: Tracy Carey. email: thebrightfunrun@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 28 Apr MAROONDAH DAM (VIC)
50k, 30k, 8k. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 28 Apr 7 CAIRNS MARATHON AND COMMUNITY RUN FESTIVAL (QLD)
Come and be a part of the inaugural 7 Cairns Marathon and Community Run Festival a unique event based in the heart of Tropical North Queensland. Scheduled for April 28, 2019, event distances include the Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km, 5km and the 2km. With the course in close proximity to World Heritage listed natural playground's, the Great Barrier Reef and Wet Tropics Rainforest. Don't miss your opportunity to experience all this region has to offer whilst challenging yourself along this beautiful course.  contact: Samuel Wilson. email: sam@atlasmultisports.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 28 Apr ANZAC DAY CHALLENGE 2019 (NSW)
The Anzac Day Challenge supports Soldier On as they continue to provide real support the Servicement and Women who have served Australia. Join us in a run with the spirit of ANZAC day in our hearts and minds. Distances from 11km to Marathon. contact: Sean Greenhill. email: info@mountainsports.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
May 2019
Fri 3 May DOWN UNDER 135 (VIC)
Bachus Marsh, Melbourne. 135 miles ( 217 km ) in a single stage non-stop from the start to finish, this adventure is across the single trails of the Lerderderg and Wombat State Forests in Victoria. 19% finishing rate in 2018 & 26% in 2017. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 4 May CONVICT 100 (NSW)
The Convict 100 is an ‘institution’ in Australia mountain biking! As one of the first marathon events established in Australia, it consistently inspires all entrants to push their personal boundaries. The 2019 event will be the 15th installment of the “Century of Dirt” and with 100km, 68km & 44km courses available there is a distance to suit riders of all skill & fitness levels. Hosted from the sleepy township of St. Albans only 2 hours North of Sydney, the course follows the historic Convict Trail through the heart of the Hawkesbury Valley, taking in some of the best scenery the area has to offer. The mix of fast fire trail, technical rock gardens, rocky descents and spectacular ridgeline views is unmatched by any other MTB event. It is rugged, remote and one epic adventure on a bike! The race starts and finishes in the historic township of St. Albans where a community (and the third oldest pub in Australia) welcomes all competitors with open arms. Riders can choose between the full “Century of Dirt” 100km, the “Convict Half” 68km or a 44km introductory ride for beginners and juniors. This is one mountain bike weekend you do not want to miss! contact: (02) 9676 6061. email: info@maxadventure.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Tue 7 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 15-16 May GLOW WORM TUNNEL TRAIL MARATHON 2019 (NSW)
The Glow Worm Tunnel Trail Marathon Weekend from Saturday, 15 June to Sunday, 16 June 2019 features a half marathon, the 6km Ted English Bolt, 900m Mystery Mountain Dash on the Saturday and a half & full marathon on the Sunday. The full marathon is a superb running experience and one of the toughest trail marathons in Australia. The half marathon is one of the most amazing half experiences in Australia - taking runners through the spectacular Glow Worm Tunnel. contact: Sean Greenhill. email: info@mountainsports.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Tue 21 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 25 May KING JARRAH ADVENTURE RUN (PART OF ADVENTURETHON DWELLINGUP STAGE RACE) (WA)
Adventurethon Demolish brings together a range of run distances to suit everyone from first timer to seasoned veteran. Beginners and Juniors can choose to challenge themselves at the shorter and less technical Taste or Junior distance. More adventurous runners looking for a little more adventure might opt to undertake the Enduro event, a longer and more difficult course. For the real adventurer, and greatest fun, the Ultra is your option. Be sure to stay up-to-date and regularly check our website: https://adventurethon.com.au/event/dwellingup contact: Joel Savage 0447496489. email: admin@adventurethon.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 26 May 7 ROCKY RIVER RUN (QLD)
The 7 Rocky River Run raises funds to address youth mental health issues and the prevention of youth suicide as well as supporting young families that need to travel to Brisbane for life saving surgery and treatment that is not available in central Queensland. This popular run has a variety of races you can sign up for that cater for different fitness levels with race distances of 21kms, 10kms, 5kms and 2kms. The 7 Rocky River Run has become a great tourist attraction for Rockhampton and is a major contributor to funding local community groups.  contact: CTC. email: info@7rockyriverrun.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 26 May YMCA CANBERRA HALF MARATHON (ACT)
The YMCA Canberra Runners Club (YCRC) is proud to announce their 50th YMCA Canberra Half Marathon will be held on 26 May 2019. Whether your 2019 goals include running your first half, setting a PB or being first across the line, the YMCA Canberra Half Marathon is your ideal race. Held at the end of May you will have plenty of time to train. One way to help achieve your goals is to join the YCRC Half Marathon Training Group, this is a great option for those who are new to the sport or wanting to meet like-minded people. The YMCA Canberra Half Marathon course traces the shore of Lake Burley Griffin in the heart of Canberra with lots of beautiful scenery to keep you company along the way. Most of all, the YMCA Canberra Half Marathon Committee aims to create a community atmosphere that is supportive, friendly and fun. Registration opens 1st January (www.canberra.ymca.org.au) and for some inspiration please watch the 2018 YMCA Canberra Half Marathon Video produced by Overall Photography. https://bit.ly/2QIzq1K contact: YMCA Canberra Runners Club. email: activey@YMCA.org.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Jun 2019
Sat 1 Jun MAXIMUM ADVENTURE RACE - ROYAL NATIONAL PARK (NSW)
Short, fast and fun, and suitable for anyone and everyone with a real sense of and adventure, the Maximum Adventure Race Series is designed to offer the perfect introduction to the exhilarating sport of adventure racing. Designed for teams of two, the races are fun, fast and furious with teams having to change between three core disciplines several times during the event…mountain biking, trail running and kayaking. These non-stop events will take between two to six hours to complete so there is never any time to get bored or tired – you will constantly be challenged throughout the race, physically and mentally! The Classic Course consists of 15-25km of mountain biking, 5-10km of trail running and 2-4km of kayaking. The Novice Course consists of 5-15km of mountain biking, 3-5km of trail running and 1-2km of kayaking. Note: There are multiple legs of each discipline, which add up to the distances quoted. So, if you are new to the sport of adventure racing and are looking for an exciting challenge that lives up to your love of outdoors and action packed adventure, then the Maximum Adventure Race Series is a great way to experience what this exhilarating, growing sport is all about. contact: Maximum Adventure. email: info@maxadventure.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat-Sun 1-2 Jun KALBARRI GORGE ADVENTURE RUN (PART OF ADVENTURETHON KALBARRI STAGE EVENT) (WA)
The scenery in this event will blow you away, we guarantee it. Never carried a camera on a run? Make sure you take it on this one or you might regret the lack of photos you return with. Kalbarri Gorge Adventure Run showcases breathtaking views of an amazing Gorge System and red rocks that Kalbarri is famous for, and you will get an opportunity to swim and abseil as well, bonus! Be sure to regularly check our website for the most up-tp-date information: https://adventurethon.com.au/event/kalbarri/ contact: 0447496489. email: info@adventurethon.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat-Sun 1-2 Jun BIGURDA BASH TRAIL RUN (PART OF ADVENTURETHON KALBARRI STAGE RACE) (WA)
You don�t want to miss this one; Possibly the best 8 km of coastal trail in Australia. Don�t forget to take a camera! The Bigurda trail follows the coastal cliffs towards the town of Kalbarri. It is a stunning location winding along cliff edges and sampling some of the best limestone features in the region. Words do not do this trail justice, you really need to see this for yourself to truly appreciate the location. Be sure to stay up-to-date by checking out website regularly https://adventurethon.com.au/event/kalbarri/ contact: 0447496489 Joel Savage. email: info@adventurethon.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat-Sun 1-2 Jun ADVENTURETHON AUSTRALIA KALBARRI STAGE RACE (WA)
Would you like to add one of the most scenic and spectacular adventure multisport races to your list of achievements? Of course, you would so why not join us on the awesome Western Australian Coast at Adventurethon Kalbarri. Not only do you get to compete in a unique environment, race weekend coincides with the Kalbarri Canoe and Cray Festival, a superb added bonus for seafood lovers. You are guaranteed plenty of entertainment, great scenery, fun racing, and great people so what more could you ask from a weekend? What are you waiting for, start planning now so you don�t miss out. For the most up-to-date information be sure to regularly check our website: https://adventurethon.com.au/event/kalbarri/ contact: Adventure Australia 0447496489. email: admin@adventurethon.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 2 Jun MCDONALD'S BRISBANE MARATHON FESTIVAL (QLD)
Join us for Queensland's capital city marathon in Australia in 2019. 2019 will mark 28 years of the McDonald�s Brisbane Marathon Festival, continuing the legacy of Robert de Castella's famed 1982 Commonwealth Games triumph. A new and improved course promises to deliver the best marathon event the river city has had to date. Test your endurance or simply celebrate your fitness with the Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km, 5km and the 2km event distances all available.  contact: Samuel Wilson. email: sam@atlasmultisports.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 2 Jun RUN2CURE NEUROBLASTOMA 2019 (NSW)
Enjoy one of the most scenic runs in Australia and support vital research into a cure for the childhood cancer, neuroblastoma. Register for the timed 3k and 5k races or better yet, challenge yourself to complete the 10k. Medals will be awarded for all competitors who cross the finish line. Fancy a day out with the family? We also have the 1k Little Heroes for families with a child 5 and under (older siblings welcome), a 1k Junior Dash (6 to 10 year olds), live entertainment and a host of family activities throughout the morning including sports, face painting, jumping castles, rock climbing and pony rides. Why run? Because all children deserve the chance to grow up. We need to get better treatments for this children�s cancer, as currently only half of the children diagnosed with neuroblastoma survive. Run2cure is your chance to make a real difference by raising vital funds for research into this aggressive childhood cancer.  contact: Lucy Jones. email: info@run2cure.org.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 2 Jun THE 45TH ANNUAL GREAT NOSH FOOTRACE (NSW)
The 45th annual Great Nosh Footrace is on Sunday, 2 June 2019; this trail run goes through some of Sydney's most spectacular bushland, mostly on bush tracks and fire trails with some steep sections. The course covers some beautiful trails along Middle Harbour. The terrain is rough in places so you need to watch where you place your feet; This is a natural bush track, not pavement, so there will be tree branches and roots! Proceeds from the event go to Bennelong Northside Orienteers and the Orienteering Association of NSW to assist in running orienteering events throughout NSW. Distances/Events 16km 22km - new for 2019 contact: 0418270476. email: info@boldhorizons.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Tue 4 Jun 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.
 
Sun 16 Jun KOWEN TRAIL RUN (ACT)
Kowen Trail Run has a 12km walk/run, half marathon or marathon options for participants. Runners are taken through native forest trails and fire trails in Kowen Forest. Not-for-profit event with all proeeds going to the local Wambion Rural Fire Brigade. Come along for a fun event with hot vegie soup or steak/sausage sandwich to enjoy once you finish. contact: Pam Muston. email: kowentrailrun@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Tue 18 Jun 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 22 Jun WESTERN SYDNEY PARKLANDS TRAIL RUN (NSW)
This is a spectacular 4km Family Run, 11km, 19km and 35km trail run in Western Sydney. The course has a combination of bushland single track, fire and farmlands trails all with fantastic views of Sydney CBD and Western Sydney. Plus there's even a 1.6km Kids Dash for the young ones. contact: Maximum Adventure. email: info@maxadventure.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat-Sun 29-30 Jun ADVENTURETHON TOWNSVILLE (QLD)
n response to popular demand Townsville returns to the standard Adventurethon Format again on 29th & 30th June, 2019. Gear up for a full on, three discipline, race to test your stamina on the waters and tracks around Pallarenda in the Adventurethon National Challenge. Not just an event for the elite athletes, Adventurethon also caters to the whole family from juniors to first time adults and those seeking a bit more of a challenge. Paddle, run and ride courses are designed to provide you with the best experiences of the location and to throw in a little fun and adventure along the way. Course planning is underway to ensure a great experience for all participants. We regularly update our website with the most up-to-date information, be sure to check in: https://adventurethon.com.au/event/townsville/ contact: Adventurethon Australia 0447496489. email: admin@adventurethon.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Jul 2019
Tue 2 Jul 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.
 
Sun 7 Jul BROOME INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT MARATHON (WA)
42.2km Marathon, 21.1km Half Marathon or 10.5km Matso's Dash contact: Glenn Taylor. email: gt@fitevents.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 13 Jul RAFFERTYS COASTAL RUN (NSW)
If trail running is your passion and you are looking for a family friendly event offering trails with beautiful coastal views and a variety of terrain, you’ve come to the right place. You will find all this plus more at Raffertys Coastal Run. The event is hosted from the magnificent Raffertys Resort on the shores of beautiful Lake Macquarie. Nestled amongst beaches and bush on the quiet bay of Cams Wharf, the self catering resort offers visitors an opportunity to experience 38 acres of pure relaxation and rejuvenation – just 90 minutes north of Sydney. It provides the perfect backdrop to a weekend of running and activities for the whole family. On offer are three course distances – 12km, 22km and 36km to accommodate runners/walkers of all abilities. Starting and finishing at Raffertys Resort, the trail snakes through the Wallarah National Park taking in the sites of beautiful Lake Macquarie and the stunning coastline of historic Catherine Hill Bay and the Munmorah State Conservation Area. The terrain is varied – bushland single track, fire trail, coastal tracks, rock platforms and beach running all feature to challenge and excite the most discerning of trail runners. contact: +61(0) 2 9676 6061. email: info@maxadventure.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Tue 16 Jul 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-Sun 27-28 Jul THE GUZZLER & THE GLASS HALF FULL (QLD)
The Guzzler & The Glass Half Full are new ultra marathons at Mt Coot-tha, Brisbane on Saturday, 27 July 2019. Choose your option: the main Guzzler (100km) or the Glass Half Full (50km). The Guzzler heads out from the green heart of Brisbane, Mt Coot-tha, to visit three of Brisbane�s oldest reservoirs. You�ll take a trip through history, running past Enoggera Reservoir, opened in 1866, followed by Gold Creek Reservoir, opened 1882, before seeking out Lake Manchester, opened in 1916. From there you'll skip (or drag) your way home to a tall glass of Brisbane's finest (water)! If you prefer your Glass Half Full, you can tackle the 50km event which will take in the first two reservoirs, Enoggera and Gold Creek. Distances/Events The Glass Half Full 50km The Guzzler 100km contact: Tim. email: hello@theguzzlerultra.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Aug 2019
Sun 4 Aug 7 SUNSHINE COAST MARATHON AND COMMUNITY RUNNING FESTIVAL (QLD)
Located on the stunning Sunshine Coast, an hour�s drive north of Brisbane this not-for-profit event is timed to make the most of the ideal Queensland winter running conditions. On August 4, 2019, one Australia�s most revered running festivals will return to the stunning coastline of Alexandra Headlands. Event distances include the Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km, 5km and the 2km. Since its inception the 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon has raised over $1.5 million for charity and community groups and aims to considerably add to that total in 2019.  contact: Samuel Wilson. email: sam@atlasmultisports.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Tue 6 Aug 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.
 
Tue 20 Aug 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.
 
Sun 25 Aug DE CASTELLA RUN (VIC)
5 km run or walk, 10 km run or 15 km run along the Yarra Boulevard in Kew. Raises funds for the Indigenous Marathon Foundation. Meet the event patron and IMF founder Rob de Castella, Lots of prizes, age group medals, spot prizes, freebies, sausage sizzle. contact: Liz de Castella. email: decastellarun@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat 31 Aug THE THUNDERBOLT CLASSIC TRAIL RUN 2019 (NSW)
The Thunderbolt Trail Race presented by Salisbury Lodges, runs through patches of untouched forest in the Barrington Tops National Park. The course takes you winding past cascades, eucalyptus, across and through subtropical delights of the scenic Williams River valley, while entering an enchanting patch of ancient rainforest. For those wanting an extra challenge, the course heads up the Corker Trail and it�s not called the Corker Trail for nothing!! This part of the course is a high altitude, high-octane adventure in the rugged mountain country. This challenging track follows the ridgeline from Lagoon Pinch picnic area to Carey�s Peak on the Barrington Plateau. We promise it won�t just be the scenery that takes your breath away. Winding through a variety of vegetation, from tall open woodlands to lush rainforest and cool temperate stands of Antarctic beech, your vigorous effort will be rewarded with brilliant views near Corker Mountain. After that, the expansive snow gum woodlands, grassy plains, and swamps of the Barrington Tops plateau will roll out before you. The Thunderbolt Trail Race will start and finish within the grounds of Salisbury Lodges. Parking will be available on race day within the grounds of Salisbury Lodges. For those wishing to make a weekend out of the event, we have camping packages available at Salisbury Lodges. The Thunderbolt Trail race offers the following distances: 2kms - Kids Race 16kms � Thunderbolt Dash ​33kms � Thunderbolt Corker contact: Sean Greenhill. email: info@mountainsports.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Sep 2019
Tue 3 Sep 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 7 Sep COASTAL CLASSIC (NSW)
The Coastal Classic is a 30km trail run along one of the most stunning tracks in Australia, it has everything to offer from rocky terrain, sand running and beaches, to cliff-tops, bushland, rainforest and steep hill inclines. The scenery is spectacular with breathtaking coastal views on the beach and from the cliff tops. You literally feel like you are a million miles from anywhere. Set amid one of Australia’s oldest and wildest coastal terrains, in fact it is the world’s second oldest national park (after Yellowstone in the U.S), the Coastal Classic is a trail run along the Coast Track from Otford to Bundeena. With 29km of trails, beaches, sand and rainforest – this race has a little bit of everything with great views to top it off! While the Royal National Park has long been used by runners, thanks to its beautiful scenery and easy access from Sydney’s Southern Suburbs, there hasn’t been a long trail race in the Park in recent years (apart from along Lady Carrington Drive). contact: April Gillies. email: info@maxadventure.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat-Sun 7-8 Sep KOWEN MOONLIGHTER (KOWEN TRAIL RUN SERIES) (ACT)
Kowen Moonlighter event lets runners experience trail running at night. With 7 different events to choose from there is something for everyone from beginner trail runners to experienced ultra runners. The events utilise a 7.55km loop with short events Saturday evening (single 7.55km, double 15.10km or triple 22.65km loops) or for the more serious runners a 6 or 12 hour ultra run with either solo or relay teams going overnight. Not-for-profit will all proceeds going to the local Wamboin Rural Fire Brigade. contact: Pam Muston. email: kowentrailrun@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 8 Sep MORUYA TOWN TO SURF FUN RUN (NSW)
The 8km undulating course is challenging for serious runners, but well within the capabilities of the casual jogger/walker who just want to participate in a fun event with family and friends. Starting in Riverside Park, Moruya, the scenic course follows the bike path along South Heads Road, finishing at the Moruya Surf Club. contact: Karyn Starmer. email: funrun@moruyasurf.org.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Tue 17 Sep 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.
 
Sun 22 Sep ADVENTURETHON CHARTERS TOWERS (QLD)
The fun and excitement of the Adventurethon Outback Sprint are returning to Charters Towers in 2019. Family fun + excitement + extraordinary locations + adventurous challenges are all on offer to you. Put together the three disciplines of Paddle, Run & Mountain Bike in a Scenic Hidden Gem in Outback Charters Towers for a fast-paced Sprint or more relaxed Enticer event full of adrenaline. The location is ideal for camping and allows for a relaxed, low stress, have a go, atmosphere where you can get back to the basics of enjoying a new landscape with your mates, no Egos no Judgements �have a swim with mates at Echo Hole when you are done! Be sure to head to our website for the most-up-to-date information https://adventurethon.com.au/event/charters-towers-qld/ contact: Adventurethon Australia 0447496489. email: admin@adventurethon.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Wed 25 Sep BYRON2BRUNS BEACH RUN (NSW)
The Byron2Bruns Beach Run is series of two individual Fun Runs (5km + 10km) that take place on the iconic stretch of sand between Belongil Creek (just north of Byron Bay) and the Brunswick Surf Life Saving Club in Brunswick Heads, NSW. contact: DAMIAN HOPKINS. email: info@byron2brunsbeachrun.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 28 Sep MAXIMUM ADVENTURE RACE - BLUE MOUNTAINS (NSW)
Short, fast and fun, and suitable for anyone and everyone with a real sense of and adventure, the Maximum Adventure Race Series is designed to offer the perfect introduction to the exhilarating sport of adventure racing. Designed for teams of two, the races are fun, fast and furious with teams having to change between three core disciplines several times during the event…mountain biking, trail running and kayaking. These non-stop events will take between two to six hours to complete so there is never any time to get bored or tired – you will constantly be challenged throughout the race, physically and mentally! The Classic Course consists of 15-25km of mountain biking, 5-10km of trail running and 2-4km of kayaking. The Novice Course consists of 5-15km of mountain biking, 3-5km of trail running and 1-2km of kayaking. Note: There are multiple legs of each discipline, which add up to the distances quoted. So, if you are new to the sport of adventure racing and are looking for an exciting challenge that lives up to your love of outdoors and action packed adventure, then the Maximum Adventure Race Series is a great way to experience what this exhilarating, growing sport is all about. contact: Maximum Adventure. email: info@maxadventure.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat-Sun 28-29 Sep HOUNSLOW CLASSIC 2019 (NSW)
The Hounslow Classic is a 68km Ultra SkyMarathon and 21km SkyRace in the Blue Mountains of NSW from Saturday, 28 September to Sunday, 29 September 2019. The event is sanctioned by the International SkyRunning Federation. Registration opens at 9am, May 1st, 2019 for Foundation Members, and at 9am, May 8th for open registration. Starting in the picturesque township of Blackheath, one of the highest villages in the Blue Mountains - the Hounslow Classic Ultra takes runners of a tour of the Grose Valley past environmental icons such as Blue Gum Forest, Pulpit Rock, Junction Rock and Lockley Pylon. Not to mention the amazing Grand Canyon. This race is held on virgin territory when it comes to events and is awe inspiring in its scenery as it brings you into some pockets of the world which both amateur and professional photographers travel across the continent to capture. contact: Sean Greenhill. email: info@mountainsports.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Oct 2019
Tue 1 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-Sun 12-13 Oct HUME & HOVELL ULTRA (NSW)
100 mile, 100 km, 50 km & 22 km run on a section of the Hume & Hovell Walking Track, 9 kms south of Tumbarumba on the Tooma Road at the foot of the Snowy Mountains. The 100 km has been selected as the AURA Australian Long Trail Championships for 2019 as part of the event. The H&H also has ITRA points.Beautiful scenery, single tracks, fire trails, waterfalls, dams and amazing wild life.  contact: Peter FitzPatrick. email: peterfitz47@bigpond.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat-Sun 12-13 Oct FINCH HATTON GORGE RUN (PART OF ADVENTURETHON MACKAY STAGE RACE) (QLD)
With the success of our 2018 event, we are excited to be coming back Our Finch Hatton Gorge runs will test the skills of athletes and excite their senses as they run (and get wet) on some of the best trails in the region. The water challenge was a hit and we are excited for a new challenge this year. Be sure to keep up with our update through our website: https://adventurethon.com.au/event/mackay/ contact: 0447496489. email: info@adventurethon.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat-Sun 12-13 Oct ADVENTURETHON MACKAY STAGE RACE (QLD)
Start your weekend of fun, thrills and adventure with a mountain bike ride around the always interesting Rowallan Park tracks. Look out for inclusion of the now famous �floating bridge� and �spiral of doom� either or both of which may re-appear again in 2019 along with some new challenges. Follow your ride with a flat-water paddle on the serene waters of Kinchant Dam in the picturesque Pioneer Valley then settle in for the night at the quiet campsite. Awake Sunday for a short drive to join the fun with the very popular Finch Hatton Gorge Adventure Run through the stunning rainforest and get a close look at the waterfalls but be prepared to get wet! We are always adding more information to our website, for the most up-to-date information on events be sure to check our website: https://adventurethon.com.au/event/mackay/ contact: Adventurethon Australia 0447496489. email: admin@adventurethon.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Tue 15 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.
 
 
Nov 2019
Sat-Wed 2-6 Nov BRIGHT ALPINE CLIMB - 4 PEAKS (VIC)
The Bright Alpine Climb, also known as the Four Peaks Climb, started in 1979 to get walkers into the hills to enjoy the superb scenery the area around Bright has to offer. Runners have since joined the walkers and have added excitement to the event. To the current day � runners and walkers all mix well throughout the four day event. Many Olympians use the event for conditioning. Some famous athletes have won. Paul Crake is a 4 time winner. Paul is a world mountain champion and has also won the Rialto Stair Chase and is a record holder for the Empire State Building Chase. Greg Mandile has won the Otway Classic, and Lavinia Petrie � another joint winner has held the Australasian record for the 50 mile, 50km, 30 mile, 40 mile and also the 6 hour event, Hanny Allston � a world orienteering champion has also been a multiple winner. The Bright Alpine Climb is for all ages and abilities. Awards are given for all divisions if numbers suffice from under 15�s to 65 plus. See Age group Categories HERE The event is held over 4 days � always on the Melbourne Cup weekend. Entries Open on the 1st June every year. contact: Sean Greenhill. email: info@mountainsports.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 3 Nov THREE BRIDGES RUN (NSW)
The Three Bridges Run returns for a second year on Sunday, 3 November 2019; this spectacular run goes along Parramatta River, and is just 30 minutes west of the Sydney CBD. The 8km, 21km or 28km course takes in the sites of George Kendall Riverside Park, Meadowbank Park, Rhodes Point, and Newington Nature Reserve using the Parramatta Valley shared use path. With stunning river views showcasing the beauty of this area, it's one not to be missed! contact: Maximum Adventure. email: info@maxadventure.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Tue 5 Nov 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.
 
Sun 10 Nov ARTHURS SEAT CHALLENGE (VIC)
The Arthurs Seat Challenge is a 6.7km fun run + walk held annually since 2002 to promote the profile of the Fit to Drive program and to raise funds to enable the continuation of this invaluable program, which is currently provided to our local schools free of charge. It's a wonderful annual event for families, schools, local businesses, sporting groups, community groups, and individuals to come together and raise awareness about the Fit to Drive program. contact: Paula Creek. email: admin@arthursseatchallenge.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
?? WORLD LONG DISTANCE MOUNTAIN RUNNING CHAMPIONSHIP, ARGENTINA
The 2019 WMRA World Long Distance Mountain Running Championships will be hosted in Neuquen, Argentina in the Villa la Angostura region, at the K42 Adventure Marathon on November 16, 2019. The 42 km course contains 2192 meters of ascent & descent.
 
Sat 16 Nov BOUDDI COASTAL RUN (NSW)
If trail running is your passion and you are looking for an event offering trails with beautiful coastal views and a variety of terrain, you’ve come to the right place. Bouddi Coastal Run is a 14km and 21km trail run only 1.5 hours North of Sydney CBD. The event is held within Bouddi National Park, a stunning coastal reserve on the NSW Central Coast. The scenery is spectacular with pristine beaches, rainforest and a marine park. With a great combination of smooth trails, sand running, rocky terrain, cliff top trails and hills, what more could you ask for. The course takes in the sites of Putty Beach, Gerrin Point, Maitland Bay, Bouddi and Bombi Point. With cliff top views of the unique Marine Park and natural beauty of this area, it’s one not to be missed! contact: Maximum Adventure. email: info@maxadventure.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat-Mon 16-18 Nov GREAT SOUTHERN ENDURANCE RUN - 100 MILER (VIC)
A 100 mile endurance run like no other in the southern hemisphere. The GSER100 was run for the first time in 2017. The event will run every two years, reversing the course each time, giving runners the opportunity to run in both directions. Schedule: 2017, 2021: Mt Buller to Bright 2019, 2023: Bright to Mt Buller The Great Southern Endurance Run takes on the rugged and picturesque mountains and trails throughout the Victorian Alps. In an odd year event runners climb over 10,207m of ascent and tackle 11,464m of descent over 182km distance. In even year events those numbers are reversed. In both iterations of the event, runners are challenged beyond their known capabilities and stripped bare to the soul in their quest to make it to the finish line of the most brutal, spectacular and amazing run in the southern hemisphere. This event has been designed to be the gem of 100 miler events in the southern hemisphere. The point to point journey is epic, the trails are predominantly single trail and the historical Australian Alps Walking Trail is used for parts of the course. The grit and determination it will take participants to finish will be nothing short of extraordinary. The experience along the way � priceless. This is an event that will impact runners, crew and volunteers for the better� For enthusiasts of ultra running, trail running or mountain running, this course represents the epitome of journeys and events. �In designing this course � we wanted people to get a pure experience of the Mountains in Australia, we looked for a journey, something that really spoke to the achievement of finishing, to say you have run from Mt Buller to Bright, across the mountains � it�s a formidable challenge in a special setting, that�s ultra running at its best� Sean Greenhill, GSER Management Team The Great Southern Endurance Run will offer a 100 miler Solo or relay option and a 50 mile option. Runners must have qualifiers to enter the event. contact: Sean Greenhill. email: info@mountainsports.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Tue 19 Nov 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 23 Nov THE SUMMIT SURVIVOR (VIC)
Conquer the most obstacle-dense course in Victoria! Leap, weave, duck, slide and climb! Clamber, stagger, wade and run through 39+ obstacles in this epic 5km course; the most obstacle-dense course in Victoria. It�s about fun, mud adventure and teamwork at the heart of this mud run!! We've replaced long running distances with awesome challenging obstacles. The course is so densely packed you'll move quickly from one obstacle to the next! Rally ya mates and build your team today! Summit Survivor is for adventurous 12 to 60-year olds!! 87% of participants said they found it the �ideal difficulty�. You can push yourself and make the course tough or slow it down (skip obstacles if you need) to suit your style. We also have a Kids Survivor Course for under 12-year old�s, fun for the whole family!  contact: Leigh Moana. email: events@thesummit.net. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat-Sun 23-24 Nov ADVENTURETHON CLARENCE VALLEY STAGE EVENT (NSW)
For some time we have wanted to put on an event with every leg being a stunner in its� own right, with no need to compromise on quality. We often found that there were people who would love to do 1 discipline but not all of them and that finding teammates was kind of a hard process if they weren�t already part of the multisport circles. Hence the evolution of the Adventurethon Demolish Format onto the scene. Demolish is essentially an Adventurethon event which has been pulled apart to create 3 stand alone individual races, with times that can be tallied together in a stage race format at the end to find an overall champion. However, it can also can be raced as a team, in pairs, or simply just attempt your favourite leg. The Clarence Valley event will feature an amazing tour of the area taking in some challenging but fun mountain biking, adventure running and paddling over 2 days. Bring your family and mates and settle in for some great camping and entertainment with seriously easy logistics and a warm, country atmosphere at the heart of the weekend. For the most up-to-date information regarding event regularly check out our website: https://adventurethon.com.au/event/clarence-valley-nsw/ contact: Adventure Australia 0447496489. email: admin@adventurethon.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 24 Nov STROMLO RUNNING FESTIVAL 2019 (ACT)
https://www.facebook.com/stromlo.runningfestival/ contact: Sean Greenhill. email: info@mountainsports.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Dec 2019
Tue 3 Dec 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.
 
Sun 8 Dec CATHEDRALS CHALLENGE 2019 (VIC)
A visit to the Cathedral Ranges State Park led Race Director, Sean Greenhill on what he considered a fantastic trail running adventure. Subsequently, maps were poured over and soon enough a race course was developed that would provide trail runners with an adventure on the trails they would not forget� contact: Sean Greenhill. email: info@mountainsports.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Tue 17 Dec 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.
 


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