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Feb 2017
Wed 1 Feb SUNSET SERIES - THE ZOO (VIC)
Sunset Series is the perfect celebration of everything we love about summer - chill vibes, warm summer sun, good mates - getting outside and being active. The series is the perfect way for you to track your fitness across three of Melbourne's favourite running tracks. Don't miss out on this unique experience that's only available once-a-year - run the Melbourne Zoo at twilight amongst our furry & feathered friends. Run in The Zoo with the meerkats, gibbons, seals, giraffes and more before relaxing in our Sunset Event Village. Enjoy the evening with your friends or family with a Yoga session, live music from Children of the Sun, a Sunset Bar and fantastic food trucks - Dum and Dumpling & White Guy Cooks Thai.  contact: Sole Motive. email: info@solemotive.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Thu 2 Feb LAST ONE STANDING (VIC)
A Richmond Harrier initiative. Race concept: One runner eliminated per lap over 5000m $1000 men's and $1000 women's prize money offered by Advanced Freight Management Both elites and non elites can compete contact: Joji Mori. email: joji_mori@hotmail.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Tue 7 Feb 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 11 Feb QLD DIRT FEST MULTISPORT FESTIVAL - TRAIL RUN 8KM & 4KM (QLD)
Held in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland alongside QLD Cross Triathlon Champs, the QLD Multisport weekend trail run offers courses for any age and ability. Choose the course that's right for you: 1. Go Hardcore! 8km Trail Run 2. Go Hard! 4km Fun Run The 8km Trail Run consists of one challenging lap on the tracks and trails surrounding Ewen Maddock Dam in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. This is one of the tightest run courses of the series with the majority of the track on winding single track trails which are uneven under foot. The lap includes uneven, rocky trails through ferned rainforest, creek crossings, some open trails and of course more of what we love about off road racing with some wet & muddy sections. This is an OFF ROAD trail run, expect to get wet, muddy & dirty!  contact: In2Adventure. email: info@in2adventure.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat 11 Feb TREX QLD CROSS TRIATHLON CHAMPIONSHIPS (QLD)
The Queensland Cross Triathlon Championships Multisport Weekend is based in the spectacular Sunshine Coast Hinterland on the banks of Ewen Maddock Dam. The hinterland bushland provide the perfect setting for a weekend of off-road action, and competitors will be treated to some fantastic scenery as they ride and run through the ferny forest surrounding the beautiful Ewen Maddock Dam. Standard Distance: 1500m swim/30km MTB/10.5km trail run Sprint Distance: 400m swim/10km MTB/3.5km trail run Junior & Teaser Distance: 150m swim/4km MTB/1km trail run Dirt Kids (7-11yrs): 50m swim/2km MTB/500m run The weekend also includes a 4km or 8km trail run, and a 20km or 50km MTB race. There�s an event to suit all ages and abilities from international elites to weekend warriors and our littlest Dirt Kids. Take part in three events across the weekend and be in the running to be crowned QLD Dirt Master, Mini Dirt Master or Junior Dirt Dude! This is a �not to be missed� weekend of off-road action for the entire family.  contact: In2Adventure. email: info@in2adventure.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat-Tue 11 Feb-11 Jul PADDY PALLIN ADVENTURE SERIES LAKE MACQUARIE (NSW)
If you love the outdoors, have a genuine passion for fun and adventure, and want to push yourself to new limits, then round up a teammate...the Paddy Pallin Adventure Series is definitely for you! It incorporates mountain biking, kayaking, trail running and simple navigation on a secret course. All you need is a pair of trainers, a mountain bike and a sense of adventure! contact: Gary Farebrother. email: info@maxadventure.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 12 Feb CLIFTON BEACH RACE/RUN SERIES #1, RACE 2, CAIRNS (QLD)
An opportunity to participate in the second race in a series of two races/runs over 3km, 5km or 10km. Series #1: 22 January and 12 February 2017. You can do one or both events. contact: Lorraine Lawson. email: info@dynamicrunning.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 12 Feb ACTIVETRI SERIES RACE 4 (VIC)
Mini 300m/10km/2km Sprint 750m/20km/5km Kids 7-9 100m/3km/500m Kids 10-14 200m/6km/1km Find your next Melbourne triathlon challenge at the ActiveTRI Series this year. Powered by Sole Motive, we are passionate about empowering you to rise to the challenge - whatever that looks like for you. Melbourne's ActiveTRI Series celebrates all the #activetrilife has to offer - determination, consistency, effort, fun and success wrapped up in a five race series covering Melbourne's top triathlon courses in Brighton, Mordialloc, Elwood and Sandringham.  contact: 03 9285 0600 . email: info@solemotive.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 12 Feb MEREWETHER BIG BEACH CHALLENGE (NSW)
Now in it's fifth year and third year at Merewether, the Big Beach Challenge is excited to again be part of the Surfest line up and expects a substantial crowd at the finish line on race day. This is an iconic sand running event, held on one of the regions most famous beaches. We look forward to welcoming lovers of running, sand and surfing from all over NSW and Australia to the event. email: admin@hevents.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 12 Feb BBBRUN (NSW)
The BBBRun is a community 10km, the scenic course, takes in the beautiful Bennelong Bridge and some of the most picturesque areas of Sydney Olympic Park. It is relatively flat and open to all abilities, and is attracting both top level runners right through to those that just want to have fun. There is also a free untimed family 2km dash contact: Hamish . email: info@bbbrun.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Wed 15 Feb SUNSET SERIES - PRINCES PARK (VIC)
Sunset Series is the perfect celebration of everything we love about summer - chill vibes, warm summer sun, good mates - getting outside and being active. The series is the perfect way for you to track your fitness across three of Melbourne's favourite running tracks. Sunset Series will see beautiful Princes Park brought to life at Race 2. Continuing your fitness journey from Race 1 at The Zoo, Princes Park is transformed at dusk into a Summer Sunset festival complete with party lights, live music, yoga, fantastic food and a Sunset Bar. Bring a picnic rug and make a night of it with your friends before the Summer ends.  contact: Sole Motive. email: info@solemotive.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Fri-Sun 17-19 Feb OSCARS100 HUT 2 HUT (VIC)
Oscars100 Hut 2 Hut is Australia's most spectacular trek / run challenge that takes teams of two on a stunning journey through Victoria's High Country. Beautiful she may be, the Hut 2 Hut course is, quite simply, a bit of a brute. Over 100km various GPS units will come up with different results, but our instruments recorded in the vicinity of 5300 metres of gain. Ten peaks will be bagged. Not big by world standards - indeed Buller itself is the highest at 1805m - but try knocking off ten of them in a row, with plenty of diving down to the valley floor before climbing back up and you will know you've worked hard contact: Andy Payne. email: info@oscars100.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat 18 Feb SMITHFIELD TRAIL RACE, CAIRNS (QLD)
Trail race on the mountain biking tracks at Smithfield Conservation Park, Macgregor Road, Cairns contact: Lorraine Lawson. email: info@dynamicrunning.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Tue 21 Feb 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-Sun 25-26 Feb ORANGE RUNNING FESTIVAL (NSW)
Just 3 hours from Sydney you will discover a welcoming city, rich in local history, a flourishing cultural scene, inspiring landscapes, historical buildings, art and culture to surprise you and some of the best food and wine in Australia. Saturday 25th February - 2km junior dash
Sunday 26th February - 5km, 10km, half marathon and marathon
Now in our 11th year #enjoythejourney contact: Stew Vidler. email: orangerunningfestival@outlook.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 26 Feb WANGARATTA MARATHON & FUN RUNS (VIC)
Wangaratta Marathon & Fun Run in rural North East Victoria gives runners the opportunity to target a personal best times on accurate, flat, yet scenic courses, whilst also encouraging greater community participation. Our Community Teams and Primary School challenges are designed to encourage participation, which supports our overall mission on to encourage 'More People Moving More Often'. Choose from the Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km or 5km and let your primary aged children participate in the 2km Primary Challenge. There is free secure bag storage at the start/finish area, frequent aid stations, a welcoming finish area and generous post-event refreshments. Also treat yourself to the free YMCA massage centre. All finishers receive a customised medal, a there is a great range of event prizes. With over 100 friendly volunteers dedicated to helping you on the day. Follow us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/WangarattaMarathon contact: Sharon Scholz. email: sharon@wangarattamarathon.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 26 Feb WARBURTON UP & RUNNING FUN RUN (VIC)
The Warburton Up and Running Fun Run is staged in one of the most beautiful, scenic and easily accessible parts of the Upper Yarra Valley east of Melbourne. You will run alongside the clear waters of the Upper Yarra River, among towering Mountain Ash forest surrounded by beautiful mountains. Events include the Half Marathon, 10 km, 5km fun run/walk and the kids 2 km dash. You will be supporting the Upper Yarra CFA and the Upper Yarra SES, two vital voluntary organisations keeping our communities safe. Fantastic prizes including cash and accommodation, a beautiful course and a fantastic day.  contact: warburtonupandrunning. email: warburtonupandrunning@gmail.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 26 Feb LATROBE HEALTH CENTRE RIVER RUN (VIC)
The River Run is a flat and fast 5k/10k course along the banks of the beautiful Barwon River in Geelong. Starting and finishing at Barwon Valley Park. The event has a friendly atmosphere, where anyone can participate from the seasoned athlete to the 5k first time walkers. contact: Justin . email: justin@pbevents.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 26 Feb CARRUM COAST GUARD AROUND THE RIVER FUN RUN (VIC)
The Carrum Coast Guard Around the River Fun Run is a 12km and 6km fun run around Patterson River in Patterson Lakes, Victoria. There will also be a full range of family entertainment including free 350m kids run; BBQ food for sale: bacon, eggs, sausages and onions; and great prizes for winners. All funds raised from the event go towards running the coast guard, which is run by volunteers. contact: David Courtier. email: david.b.courtier@coastguard.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 26 Feb SRI CHINMOY SYDNEY 2017 SERIES RACE 1 - MIRAMBEENA 16 KM, 8 KM & 2 MILE RUNS. (NSW)
The Sri Chinmoy Sydney Series for 2017 starts with one of the most beautiful courses you will find anywhere: the secluded haven of Mirambeena Regional Reserve in Georges Hall, with options of 16km, 8km and 2 miles (3.2km). This challenging and satisfying course wends its way through natural bushland adjoining Prospect Creek and the Georges River, with a few decent hills for good measure. We hope you enjoy your morning and make these runs a regular highlight of your calendar. Park off Beatty Parade, which is off Henry Lawson Drive, at the southern end of Mirambeena Regional Reserve. On-the-day registration opens at 6.45 am and closes at 7.55 am, with races starting from 8 am. contact: Prachar Stegemann. email: sydney@srichinmoyraces.org. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Mar 2017
Wed 1 Mar SUNSET SERIES - THE TAN (VIC)
Sunset Series is the perfect celebration of everything we love about summer - chill vibes, warm summer sun, good mates - getting outside and being active. The series is the perfect way for you to track your fitness across three of Melbourne's favourite running tracks. Experience Melbourne's most famous running track -The Tan - at dusk for the third and final Sunset Series race. After completing races 1 and 2, now is the time to challenge yourself, wind down and celebrate the end of the Summer Sun at Race 3. Bring a picnic rug and make a night of it with your friends - with tasty food, a cheeky drink from the Sunset beer, a free yoga session and live music - you'll be sure to find a treat after your hard work running up Anderson St hill!  contact: Sole Motive. email: info@solemotive.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat-Sun 4-5 Mar MT BAW BAW TRAIN RUNNING FESTIVAL (VIC)
Distance: 1km - 4km - 7km - 15km - 21 km - 44 km. Location: Mount Baw Baw Resort, Victoria. Start/Finish: All events -Village Square adjacent to the Baw Baw Restaurant Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 5 Mar SRI CHINMOY MULTI-SPORT CLASSIC (NSW)
A superb all-day multi-sport race for solo athletes and relay teams of 4 or up to 12 members exploring beautiful Lake Jinbabyne, Kosciuszko National Park and surrounds. 12 legs of swimming, paddling, mountain biking and running, with legs varying from flat and easy to 'not flat' and strenuous - something for everyone! An unforgettable journey... contact: Prachar Stegemann. email: canberra@srichinmoyraces.org. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Tue 7 Mar 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 12 Mar MALLACOOTA FUN RUN (VIC)
Enjoy a beautiful bush and beach track with a 3km fun run, 5km walk/run, 10km walk/run and half-marathon. contact: Ros Macvean. email: contact@mallacootafunrun.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 12 Mar PORT MACQUARIE RUNNING FESTIVAL (NSW)
Join in the fun of running at beautiful Port Macquarie NSW. A paradise of natural attractions and outdoor adventures, Port Macquarie is only four hours drive north of Sydney on the NSW North Coast. Our great town is even more accessible with direct flights from Brisbane, Sydney and now Melbourne. Events - Half Marathon, 10km Run, 5km, 4km Walk and Talk + The Newcastle Permanent Kids Fun Run A new addition to this years event is the Breakwall Buster... Where you get to run the HM + 10k + 5k... 6 trips up and down the iconic Port Macquarie Breakwall. Are you up to the challenge. When register make sure you enter your team name as there will be a prize for the largest team represented at the Port Macquarie Running Fest. Visit the website for more details.
 
Mon 13 Mar SRI CHINMOY CANBERRA DAY 10 KM AND 4 KM FUN-RUNS (ACT)
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 am, for an 8 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.
 
Sat 18 Mar SHARPY'S BEER RUN (VIC)
Located in Main Ridge on the Mornington Peninsula, our unique event caters to lovers of 'Beer' and 'Running'. Starting and finishing on the grounds of The Pig & Whistle Tavern, you will run on the trails around Arthurs Seat State Park. Our promise is a challenging course and spectacular views across Port Philip Bay. Every finisher gets to enjoy a rewarding beer as a reward of a job well done. 10km or 21km options. Participants must be over 18 to enter.  contact: Deb Sharp. email: debsharp80@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat 18 Mar PADDY PALLIN ADVENTURE SERIES WILD HORSE MOUNTAIN (QLD)
If you love the outdoors, have a genuine passion for fun and adventure, and want to push yourself to new limits, then round up a teammate...the Paddy Pallin Adventure Series is definitely for you! It incorporates mountain biking, kayaking, trail running and simple navigation on a secret course. All you need is a pair of trainers, a mountain bike and a sense of adventure! contact: Gary Farebrother. email: info@maxadventure.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 19 Mar MOUNT WARRENHEIP MOUNTAIN OF FUN RUN/WALK (VIC)
The Mountain of Fun Run event consists of 2 courses - a 12.5km run and a 6km run/walk. The event is set amongst the picturesque landscape around Mt Warrenheip. Situated about 10 minutes east of Ballarat in Victoria, approximately 50 minutes drive from Geelong and about a 1 hour drive from Melbourne, the event is easily accessible by car contact: wendy britt. email: wcbritt@live.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 19 Mar PAWS ON THE PATH, CAIRNS (QLD)
Back for its fourth year, this fun run/walk is a fundraiser for the Young Animal Protection Society in Cairns. Bring your dog, bring the kids, or just bring yourself. 3km, 5km or 10km. Run along the footpaths in Bentley Park. contact: Lorraine Lawson. email: info@dynamicrunning.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 19 Mar ACTIVETRI SERIES RACE 5 (VIC)
Mini 300m/10km/2km Sprint 750m/20km/5km Olympic 1500m/40km/10km Kids 7-9 100m/3km/500m Kids 10-14 200m/6km/1km Find your next Melbourne triathlon challenge at the ActiveTRI Series this year. Powered by Sole Motive, we are passionate about empowering you to rise to the challenge - whatever that looks like for you. Melbourne's ActiveTRI Series celebrates all the #activetrilife has to offer - determination, consistency, effort, fun and success wrapped up in a five race series covering Melbourne's top triathlon courses in Brighton, Mordialloc, Elwood and Sandringham.  contact: 03 9285 0600 . email: info@solemotive.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 19 Mar 32ND WESTON CREEK HALF MARATHON AND 10KM RUN (ACT)
Half marathon starting at the Northern end of Garryowen drive at 7.30am.  contact: Robbie Costmeyer. email: robbie.costmeyer@bigpond.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Tue 21 Mar 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.
 
Sun 26 Mar SRI CHINMOY SYDNEY 2017 SERIES RACE 2 - CENTENNIAL PARK HALF-MARATHON, 7 KM & 4 KM CROSS-COUNTRY (NSW)
Summer is over, so it's time to start focusing on longer distances. Step up to the Half-Marathon, or stay with the 7km or 4km options as we take to the tracks and fields of Centennial Park for a cross-country race in the heart of the city. See why this is the most popular venue for Sri Chinmoy Races in Sydney. Park anywhere along Grand Drive. On-the-day registration opens at 6.45 am and closes at 7.55 am, with races starting from 8 am. contact: Prachar Stegemann. email: sydney@srichinmoyraces.org. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Apr 2017
Sat-Sun 1-2 Apr DYNAMIC A DRESS RUNNING FESTIVAL, CAIRNS (QLD)
The Dynamic in a Dress Running Festival is a female-focused event that celebrates female runners, their strength and their ability to use running as a means to connect with one another. Men are welcome to join in too. The festival hosts a half marathon, 10 km and 5 km races on the Sunday and a 'Glow in the Dark' Family Fun Run on the Saturday night. The entry fee includes a 8-week training program and group training sessions for locals. Age restrictions apply to the races.  contact: Lorraine Lawson. email: info@dynamicrunning.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 1 Apr GLOW IN THE DARK FUN RUN/WALK (QLD)
Part of the Dynamic in a Dress Running Festival the 'Glow in the Dark' Family Fun Run/Walk is on the Saturday night. Theme Aprils Fool.  contact: Lorraine Lawson. email: info@dynamicrunning.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 1 Apr RUN THE ROCK (VIC)
Let's go on an adventure. Breathe in the fresh morning air, and run uninterrupted in the Macedon ranges and exploring Hanging Rock on Saturday 1 April 2017. Just an hour's drive from Melbourne; Hanging Rock, Woodend is the perfect scenic and challenging off-road running adventure for runners of all ages and abilities. Sign up today for a new adventure - fresh country air, undulating hills, a challenging course and country hospitality. Choose from the 2km kids run, 5km run/walk, 10km or 20km runs and join us for a rocking running adventure!  contact: Sole Motive. email: info@solemotive.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 2 Apr NEWRUN (NSW)
With a goal to become one of Australia's leading regional running events, NewRun is staged in the most iconic venues in Newcastle and offers plenty of opportunity to test your fitness around this beautiful coastal city. The event is proud to partner with local organisations including Surf Life Saving Clubs, and other running, sport and service clubs. Whether you are an elite runner looking for a new PB or just a novice runner looking for a fitness goal, this Festival of Health and Fitness in Newcastle has an event for you. Check out the events on offer and we look forward to you joining us in Newcastle for our Festival of Running. contact: admin@hevents.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Tue 4 Apr 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 8 Apr THE JABULANI CHALLENGE
The Jabulani Challenge is a stunning trail run and charity fundraiser through the Ku-Ring-Gai National Park in the north of Sydney. Predominantly on single track the trail has everything to offer from waterside tracks, rainforest, bushland, steep hill inclines and creek crossings, it is hard to believe you are only 30 minutes from the heart of Sydney. 45km, 22km and 12km courses are available so there is a distance to suit you! contact: Mark Roberts. email: info@maxadventure.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 9 Apr AUSTRALIAN OPEN, JUNIOR AND MASTERS MOUNTAIN RUNNING CHAMPIONSHIPS (SA)
The courses and sub-events are determined by your age category. All courses start and finish in the same place, just inside the Gorge Road gate to Black Hill Conservation Park: Juniors (Under 20): 6.5km Open & Masters (20 to under 65): 13km Super Vets (65+): 10km contact: John Harding. email: hackettrunner at hotmail dot com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Tue 18 Apr 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.
 
Sun 23 Apr BRIGHT FUN RUN (VIC)
The Fun Run comprises four road running events (3km, 5km, 10km & 21km)and two trail running events (approx. 6 & 11km)all of which take in the spectacular autumn views of the Alpine Valleys.  contact: Tracy Carey. email: thebrightfunrun@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 23 Apr O'KEEFE RAIL TRAIL MARATHON - BENDIGO TO HEATHCOTE (VIC)
The O'Keefe Rail Trail Marathon runs along the historic rail trail that joins Bendigo to Heathcote. The surface is suitable for both trail runners or also road runners and similar to the famous tan track in Melbourne. Fast times were run in the inaugural event last year. Events include the marathon, half marathon, quarter marathon, mile and the popular Ekiden relay where a team of 7 will run over the marathon distance. Visit the website for more details with entries opening the 1st November 2016. contact: Craig Green. email: gm.athsbendigo@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 23 Apr MYPHYSIO WERRIBEE MANSION RUN (VIC)
Set on the grounds of Werribee Mansion and Werribee Park, The MyPhysio Werribee Mansion Run starts and finishes on the lawns of the magnificent Werribee Mansion. The event caters for all levels of fitness and all members of the family with a two lap half marathon and 10km runs for the experiences runner, 5.5km Run/walk event for the less experienced. There is also a 1.2km kids dash, to ensure noone misses out. As far as a spectacular venue and picturesque course goes, we believe this event can not be beaten. contact: Justin . email: justin@pbevents.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 23 Apr GEELONG HALF MARATHON & 7 KM RUN SUNDAY APRIL 23, 2017 (VIC)
29th Geelong Half Marathon at 8:00 a.m. and 7 km run at 8:30 a.m. Easily found under the Moorabool Street Bridge in Geelong with plenty of nearby parking. There is over $3500 in prizes as well as additional spot prizes. As in past years, there is a $200 bonus for anyone breaking the open records. Entry is online ONLY through our website www.gccc.asn.au or https://www.registernow.com.au . There are spot prizes of running shoes for early entries. Entries close Saturday April 22, 2017 (at MIDDAY). Adult entry is $55, Australian Health Card holders and under 18, $40. An additional feature is a 7 km run starting at 8:30am. Entry fee for this run is $25 for adults and Australian Health Card holders and under 18, $20. On-line entries are available now. Entry numbers will be capped at 1200 and a race time cut-off will apply. Cut-off is 50 minutes at 7 km and 1 hour 45 minutes at 14 km. Check our website.  contact: Ken Walker. email: walkerken7@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
 
May 2017
Tue 2 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.
 
Sat-Fri 6-6 May THE 2017 ROTARY TEAM CHALLENGE (WA)
Cycle, run or walk along parts of the picturesque Avon River edge, the Kep Track, the Railway Heritage Trail and John Forrest National Park to the finish line at the Swanview Railway Station. Choose your distance from 22km, 50km or 75km. This is a unique event which is a great physical challenge in a scenic part of Western Australia, and all for a great cause to raise funds for The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Western Australia (MSWA). If you have any queries about the event or need help registering, please don't hesitate to email us at rotaryosbpk@gmail.com Cheers The Rotary Team Challenge Team contact: Katherine Fowler. email: katherine.fowler@mswa.org.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 7 May SRI CHINMOY SYDNEY 2017 SERIES RACE 3 - ROYAL NATIONAL PARK MARATHON, HALF-MARATHON, 10KM & 5KM TRAI (NSW)
The Sri Chinmoy Sydney Series goes bush, to the sublime Royal National Park south of the city. Immerse yourself in pristine forest on a lovely trail run. Because you’ll want to enjoy this magical realm to the max, a full MARATHON joins the Half-Marathon, 10km and 5km for a full suite of classic distances. Parking is near Willow Tree Flat, past Audley. National Park admission fee of $12 per vehicle applies. Alternatively, take our shuttle van from Loftus Station for $10 return, departing regularly from 6.30am. On-the-day registration opens at 6.30 am and closes at 7.55 am. The MARATHON starts at 7am, with other distances starting from 8 am. contact: Prachar Stegemann. email: sydney@srichinmoyraces.org. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Tue 16 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.
 
Fri-Sun 26 May-26 Mar MELBOURNE COASTREK 2017 (VIC) (VIC)
Melbourne Coastrek 30km or 60km Team Challenge. Soak up the spectacular peninsula coastline, nature trails and sparkling bays with your friends from Cape Schanck or Koonya Beach to Point Nepean on the wild Mornington Peninsula. We'll help guide you on this journey with a 12 Week Training Program and feed you loads of expert tips, events and fundraising support to help you prepare for the big day. You'll also get access to a huge range of nutrition, injury prevention, gear and other fabulous partner offers to support you on your journey. Visit the website for more details.  contact: Melbourne.coastrek@wildwomenontop.com. . Visit the website for more details.
 


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