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Feb 2019
Mon 25 Feb WANGARATTA MARATHON AND FUN RUN/WALKS M/HM/10/5/2 (VIC)
The Wangaratta Marathon and Fun Runs is bought to you by Justin and Sharon Scholz of Wangaratta Fitness Fun Addicts. The event motto says it all - "More people moving more often". Entry prices for this event are much less than their counterparts and we take pride in that. We arent looking for big profits, but we are unashamedly looking to draw people to Wangaratta to enjoy the beautiful path networks and environmental surrounds of our thriving rural city. We secretly hope that we can encourage people to engage more in physical happiness and become more active than they were before joining our event. We measure success on entry numbers, total distance covered by entrants and return entries in future years. Please join us this year and please continue to move more often, enjoying this event on the fourth Sunday in February for many years to come! contact: Justin and Sharon Scholz. email: sharon@wangarattamarathon.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
 
Apr 2019
Fri-Sun 12-14 Apr BUFFALO STAMPEDE (NSW)
The Buffalo Stampede from Friday, 12 April to Sunday, 14 April 2019 is part of the internationally prestigious Skyrunning brand that attracts top athletes to the top of the world, where earth and sky meet. Compete in individual events, or take on the Buffalo Grand Slam: 20km + 42km + 75km over the three days. The Buffalo Stampede is such a special event with spectators coming in from the township to cheers runners on as they climb the surrounding hills and mountains. Nowhere else in trail running does a community embrace the runners! The sound of Cow bells lets you know you are approaching a summit or aid station. contact: Sean Greenhill. email: info@mountainsports.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat-Sun 13-14 Apr THE AUSTRALIAN RUNNING FESTIVAL (INCL CANBERRA MARATHON) (ACT)
The Canberra Times Australian Running Festival presented by TATA Consulting Services in Canberra has 5km, 10km, Half Marathon, Marathon and 50km Ultra Marathon events from Saturday, 13 April to Sunday, 14 April 2019. The festival is held over two days with the 5km and 10km on Saturday and the longer distances on Sunday. The Marathon is a circuit around Canberra taking in the sights of Parliament House and Lake Burley Griffin. The Marathon is run alongside the Ultra Marathon and Half Marathon all finishing together at the West Lawns in front of Old Parliament House. contact: Melanie Stewart - Race Director. email: mel.stewart@fairfaxmedia.com.au. 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.
 
 
May 2019
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.
 
 
Jun 2019
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
Sep 2019
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.
 
 
Oct 2019
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.
 
 
Nov 2019
?? 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.
 


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