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Feb 2017
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.
 
 
May 2017
Mon-Sun 15 May-30 Jul ROYAL RUN FOR RESEARCH (QLD)
The Royal Run for Research is a fun, family-friendly fun run/walk suitable for people of all ages and fitness levels. This year both the 8km run and the 6km walk start and finish at Kurilpa Point Park (on the corner of Montague Road and Stanley Place, South Brisbane). Registration is just $30 each for individuals (with a 10% discount if you book a group of four or more) and $70 for a family of four. You can register by calling RBWH Foundation on 07 3646 7588 or visit our website to register online or download a registration form and return it via mail or email with payment. Pre-registrations close 5pm Thursday 27 July.  contact: RBWH Foundation on 07 3646 7588 . email: info@rbwhfoundation.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Jun 2017
Sat-Thu 24-29 Jun BIG RED RUN (QLD)
Experience Australia's premier desert stage race! Choose from the 250km Big Red Run, or the 150km Little Red Run. 6 incredible days of off road desert running, in the Simpson Desert, west of the iconic outback town of Birdsville. Challenge yourself, meet new friends, see the spectacular desert scenery and experience the true Australian outback.  contact: Laura Impey. email: laura@borntorun.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 25 Jun HAROLD STEVENS BLUESTONE CLASSIC (VIC)
Sunday 25th June Harold Stevens Bluestone Classic. A 15km cross country run comprising 3 km track+4km bike path + 8 km (2 laps) of tough cross country; trophies for winners & placegetters, certificates for all; enter on the day or online. Note: 7 km run/walk available; free morning tea. 9am Harold Stevens Athletic Track, (Melway 18 A10) contact: Bernie Goggin 0417012682. email: funruns@coburgharriers.org.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Mon 26 Jun BRAVEHEARTS 777 MARATHON - PERTH (WA)
Bravehearts 777 Marathon - Australia's biggest run to protect kids. Lace up your running shoes and get involved in this year's Bravehearts 777 Marathon by running the 777 Marathon in your home state. Held from 26 June - 2 July, the mighty Bravehearts 777 will see runners of all abilities participate in marathons in Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Hobart, Canberra and Kingscliff with the event culminating in Australia's largest marathon on the beautiful Gold Coast alongside more than 25,000 competitors. In addition to taking on the challenge of a lifetime, funds raised will help Bravehearts educate, empower and protect Aussie kids against child sexual assault. This event is not just for the fitness fanatic but for anyone wanting to make a difference in the lives of Aussie kids. Costs Individual - $20 registration, $130 fundraising Team (4 people per team) - $40 registration, $360 fundraising Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/777marathons/  email: adventures@bravehearts.org.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Tue 27 Jun BRAVEHEARTS 777 MARATHON - ADELAIDE (SA)
Bravehearts 777 Marathon - Australia's biggest run to protect kids. Lace up your running shoes and get involved in this year's Bravehearts 777 Marathon by running the 777 Marathon in your home state. Held from 26 June - 2 July, the mighty Bravehearts 777 will see runners of all abilities participate in marathons in Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Hobart, Canberra and Kingscliff with the event culminating in Australia's largest marathon on the beautiful Gold Coast alongside more than 25,000 competitors. In addition to taking on the challenge of a lifetime, funds raised will help Bravehearts educate, empower and protect Aussie kids against child sexual assault. This event is not just for the fitness fanatic but for anyone wanting to make a difference in the lives of Aussie kids. Costs Individual - $20 registration, $130 fundraising Team (4 people per team) - $40 registration, $360 fundraising Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/777marathons/  email: adventures@bravehearts.org.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Wed 28 Jun BRAVEHEARTS 777 MARATHON - CANBERRA (ACT)
Bravehearts 777 Marathon - Australia's biggest run to protect kids. Lace up your running shoes and get involved in this year's Bravehearts 777 Marathon by running the 777 Marathon in your home state. Held from 26 June - 2 July, the mighty Bravehearts 777 will see runners of all abilities participate in marathons in Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Hobart, Canberra and Kingscliff with the event culminating in Australia's largest marathon on the beautiful Gold Coast alongside more than 25,000 competitors. In addition to taking on the challenge of a lifetime, funds raised will help Bravehearts educate, empower and protect Aussie kids against child sexual assault. This event is not just for the fitness fanatic but for anyone wanting to make a difference in the lives of Aussie kids. Costs Individual - $20 registration, $130 fundraising Team (4 people per team) - $40 registration, $360 fundraising Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/777marathons/  email: adventures@bravehearts.org.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Thu 29 Jun BRAVEHEARTS 777 MARATHON - MELBOURNE (VIC)
Bravehearts 777 Marathon - Australia's biggest run to protect kids. Lace up your running shoes and get involved in this year's Bravehearts 777 Marathon by running the 777 Marathon in your home state. Held from 26 June - 2 July, the mighty Bravehearts 777 will see runners of all abilities participate in marathons in Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Hobart, Canberra and Kingscliff with the event culminating in Australia's largest marathon on the beautiful Gold Coast alongside more than 25,000 competitors. In addition to taking on the challenge of a lifetime, funds raised will help Bravehearts educate, empower and protect Aussie kids against child sexual assault. This event is not just for the fitness fanatic but for anyone wanting to make a difference in the lives of Aussie kids. Costs Individual - $20 registration, $130 fundraising Team (4 people per team) - $40 registration, $360 fundraising Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/777marathons/  email: adventures@bravehearts.org.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Fri 30 Jun BRAVEHEARTS 777 MARATHON - HOBART (TAS)
Bravehearts 777 Marathon - Australia's biggest run to protect kids. Lace up your running shoes and get involved in this year's Bravehearts 777 Marathon by running the 777 Marathon in your home state. Held from 26 June - 2 July, the mighty Bravehearts 777 will see runners of all abilities participate in marathons in Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Hobart, Canberra and Kingscliff with the event culminating in Australia's largest marathon on the beautiful Gold Coast alongside more than 25,000 competitors. In addition to taking on the challenge of a lifetime, funds raised will help Bravehearts educate, empower and protect Aussie kids against child sexual assault. This event is not just for the fitness fanatic but for anyone wanting to make a difference in the lives of Aussie kids. Costs Individual - $20 registration, $130 fundraising Team (4 people per team) - $40 registration, $360 fundraising Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/777marathons/  email: adventures@bravehearts.org.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Jul 2017
Sat 1 Jul BRAVEHEARTS 777 MARATHON - KINGSCLIFF (NSW)
Bravehearts 777 Marathon - Australia's biggest run to protect kids. Lace up your running shoes and get involved in this year's Bravehearts 777 Marathon by running the 777 Marathon in your home state. Held from 26 June - 2 July, the mighty Bravehearts 777 will see runners of all abilities participate in marathons in Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Hobart, Canberra and Kingscliff with the event culminating in Australia's largest marathon on the beautiful Gold Coast alongside more than 25,000 competitors. In addition to taking on the challenge of a lifetime, funds raised will help Bravehearts educate, empower and protect Aussie kids against child sexual assault. This event is not just for the fitness fanatic but for anyone wanting to make a difference in the lives of Aussie kids. Costs Individual - $20 registration, $130 fundraising Team (4 people per team) - $40 registration, $360 fundraising Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/777marathons/  email: adventures@bravehearts.org.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 2 Jul SRI CHINMOY CANBERRA TRAIL SERIES 2: "TUGGERANONG TROT" (ACT)
The Sri Chinmoy Canberrra Trail Series heads to Tuggeranong for a varied exploration of the Murrumbidgee Corridor. Barely minutes from the Town Centre, you'll think you were miles from anywhere as you wend your way northward through bushland, and return along the riverside walking track. The 8km course loops around at Tuggeranong Creek, while the 20km goes as far as Kambah Pool before heading south. Parking is at Pine Island North picnic area, at the end of Pine Island Rd, Tuggeranong. On-the-day registration opens at 9am and closes at 9.45am, with races starting at 10am. Park at the end of the Cotter Bend picnic area, off Cotter Rd. On-the-day registration opens at 9am and closes at 9.45am, with races starting from 10am. contact: Prachar Stegemann. email: canberra@srichinmoyraces.org. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 2 Jul RIVERINA ENDURANCE TRAIL SERIES - MCFARLANES HILL (NSW)
Long Course McFarlanes Hill offers a challenging event for all runners and some rewarding views of Huon Hill and the Riverina area into the distance. Runners summit both the peaks of Klings and Hunchback Hill as they make their way along some well defined trails and fast downhill sections. Short Course 5km of trails taking in the summit of Klings Hill with sweeping views to the snow country and then runners loop back for a fast downhill finish. contact: Sean Greenhill. email: events@parklands-alburywodonga.org.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Tue 4 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.
 
Fri-Sun 7-9 Jul 6TH 3 MARATHONS IN 3 DAYS (18+ ONLY, CONDITIONS APPLY) (QLD)
The 3 Marathons in 3 Days is a staged trail race in the tropical rainforsets of Far North Queensland. It is run over three consecutive days over three different courses. This is the sixth year of the race that is held on the Atherton Tablelands. There are two other events on the same weekend and over the same course, but with varying distances. The Cairns Marathon and the Kauri Half Marathon. Early Bird entries end at 9.00pm on 3 April 2017. Late Fees apply from 22 June. Registration s close 9.00pm, 29 June.  contact: Lorraine Lawson. email: info@3marathonsin3days.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Fri 7 Jul 3RD KAURI HALF MARATHON (16+, CONDITIONS APPLY) (QLD)
A tough race through the tropical rainforest in Far North Queensland, Australia. Mostly on dirt and single track with steep ascent and descent sections. There are two other events on the same weekend and over the same course, but with varying distances. Early Bird entries end at 9.00pm on 3 April 2017. Late Fees apply from 29 June. Registrations close 9.00pm, 5 July. contact: Lorraine Lawson. email: info@3marathonsin3days.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 8 Jul THE RAFFERTYS COASTAL RUN (NSW)
A 11km, 22km and 35km trail run hosted from Raffertys Resort, the course takes in the sites of beautiful Lake Macquarie and the stunning coastline of historic Catherine Hill Bay and the Munmorah State Conservation Area. With a inclusive, family friendly vibe including kids activities and fun run during the event this is one trail run you can bring the whole family too.  contact: Mark Roberts. email: info@maxadventure.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat-Sun 8-9 Jul SRI CHINMOY SYDNEY 24 HOUR, 12 HOUR & 6 HOUR TRACK RACES (NSW)
Campbelltown Sports Stadium Athletics Centre. One of Australia's premier ultra events, the Sri Chinmoy 24 Hour, 12 Hour & 6 Hour track races have been staged in Adelaide, Brisbane and now Sydney since 1982. An IAU bronze-label certified event, and qualifying race for World Championships. Challenge yourself to run further than ever before at a world class facility with first class services and support. contact: Prachar Stegemann. email: sydney@srichinmoyraces.org. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 9 Jul 6TH CAIRNS MARATHON (18+ ONLY) (QLD)
The Cairns Marathon is a race in the tropical rainforsets of Far North Queensland. The first half is on dirt roads, and the second half on bitumen. This is the sixth year of the race that is from point to point. There are two other events on the same weekend and over the same course, but with varying distances. The 3 Marathons in 3 Days and the Kauri Half Marathon. Early Bird entries end at 9.00pm on 3 April 2017. Late Fees apply from 22 June. Registration s close 9.00pm, 5 July 2017.  contact: Lorraine Lawson. email: info@3marathonsin3days.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 9 Jul SYDNEY HARBOUR 10K & 5K (NSW)
Starting and finishing in Sydney's historic Rocks area, both the Real Insurance Sydney Harbour 10k and 5k take in the spectacular Sydney Harbour and its surrounding areas, providing a real fast and flat course. Just one month before the spring classics, the Real Insurance Sydney Harbour 10k provides the perfect opportunity to check your preparation for a half marathon or marathon, or to strive for a new PB. The 5k is perfect for those starting out on their running journey, returning to exercise, or just looking for a great morning run. contact: Pont3. email: info@sh10.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat-Sun 15-16 Jul 96KM GOLD COAST KOKODA CHALLENGE (QLD)
The 96km Kokoda Challenge, proudly supported by Condev Construction, will once again be coming to the Gold Coast in 2017, with registrations opening 1 September 2016. This tough course is definitely a bucket list item to tick off, as it is commonly referred to as the toughest team endurance event in Australia: 96km of winding tracks through the Gold Coast hinterland, 5,000m of vertical elevation to climb (and descend!) and 13 checkpoints to get through. It's time to prove to yourself that you can go above and beyond what you think your limits are and do something truly extraordinary. contact: 07 5539 4141. email: info@kokodachallenge.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 16 Jul BROOME INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT MARATHON (WA)
42.2km Broome International Airport Marathon 21.1km Phoenix Fitness 1/2 Marathon 10.5km Matso's Dash contact: Glenn Taylor. email: gt@fitevents.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 16 Jul WINERY RUNNING FESTIVAL (NSW)
The Winery Running Festival will be staged in July 2017 from Pokolbin in the Hunter Valley, NSW, Australia. Main races are Ultra Marathon, Winery Marathon, Half Marathon, 10.3km Vineyard Run, 5.2km Winery Wander and 2k Kids Marathon. Competitors can run or walk any event and enjoy the convenience of the start and finish lines in the same area, as well as sport and local produce expo and family entertainment on offer. Enjoy running past world famous vineyards and resorts in one of Australia's best holiday locations. contact: admin@hevents.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 16 Jul SRI CHINMOY SYDNEY 2017 SERIES RACE 4 - DOLLS POINT MARATHON, HALF-MARATHON, 10KM & 5KM. (NSW)
The full suite of classic road race distances: 5km, 10km, Half-Marathon and a full MARATHON make this annual event a true festival of running. The courses are scenic loops – flat for the most part, with a challenging rise over the spectacular Captain Cook Bridge crossing the Georges River. Relax post-race over a pancake breakfast in the happy ambience of Peter Depena Reserve, alongside Botany Bay. Park off Russell Ave, Dolls Point. 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.
 
Sun 16 Jul JETTY 2 JETTY FUN RUN (QLD)
Event Description The 31st Annual Jetty 2 Jetty Fun Run is back in 2017! Come and see why thousands of fans return each year for Queensland's most scenic fun run. All ages and fitness levels are welcome. Whether you're a seasoned runner or taking the step into your first ever fun run, the J2J has a race category to suit you. There are four race categories to enter including: Gleeson Klein Stegeman Lawyers Half Marathon (21km) Bupa 10km Dolphins Health Precinct 5km Quest Community News 3km TEAM DISCOUNT This year you can enter as an individual runner or as a team. Teams with over 10 people receive a 10% discount. CASH PRIZES A cash prize pool valued at $6,800 is up for grabs. PLUS each entrant in these races will receive a FREE Jetty 2 Jetty singlet. Early Bird Registrations open March 1, 2017.  contact: Jeremy Gooderham. email: jeremy.gooderham@mbrit.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 16 Jul THE GEORGES RIVER FESTIVAL OF THE FEET (NSW)
The Georges River Festival of the Feet is a fun day of running. With several distance options, there is something for everyone: 3km, 7km, 14 km, 21.1km. All the courses are within the riverside area of Mirambeena Regional Park alongside Henry Lawson Drive at Georges Hall near Bankstown.  contact: Joan Eisenhuth. email: westiesjoggers@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Tue 18 Jul 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.
 
Thu 20 Jul KIAMA COASTAL CLASSIC - RUN THE COAST | 14KM, 10KM, 2.5KM (NSW)
Each section of this incredible run will keep runners, joggers and walkers mesmerised, taking in the coastal vista and South Coast icons including the Kiama Blowhole, Werri and Kiama Beaches, with rolling green hills on one side and rugged coastline on the other. The running festival boasts three race distances; 2.5 kilometres, 10 kilometres and the main event, the 14 kilometre Kiama Coastal Classic. The three distances go past the iconic Kiama Blowhole, taking in the breathtaking outlook of the beautiful NSW South Coast. The finish line for all three distances is at Black Beach Reserve where there will be an onsite expo and prize giveaways. contact: Elite Energy Events. email: info@eliteenergy.com.au . Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 23 Jul SRI CHINMOY OFF-ROAD DUATHLONS (ACT)
Two genuine off-road duathlons – short course and long course – in the heart of the city. Run through the grounds of the National Botanic Gardens, mountain bike and second run in the natural forest of Black Mountain Reserve. Start time 10 am, starting at the end of Frith Rd, Acton. Short course is 2 km run/7 km mountain bike/2.5 km run. Long course is 3 km run/23 km mountain bike/7.5 km run. Enter online now or 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.
 
Sun 23 Jul TOOWOOMBA KING AND QUEEN OF THE RANGE (QLD)
7.2km incline from Withcott to Picnic Point. Walkers and runners. Walkers start at 7.30am. Runners start at 8am. contact: Victoria. email: tmbarr@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 23 Jul COBURG FUN RUN (VIC)
Coburg 12km Fun Run, 6km run/walk, 3km for juniors (and seniors). 9am, Sunday 23rd July 2017 enter online or on the day the day,) at the Coburg Harriers Clubrooms, Harold Stevens Athletic track (behind the Basketball Stadium) in Outlook Rd Coburg, Melway Map 18 A10; trophies for place getters and certificates for the rest; plenty of parking, friendly atmosphere, free morning tea.  contact: Bernie Goggin 0417012682. email: funruns@coburgharriers.org.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat 29 Jul RUN MELBOURNE FRIENDSHIP DASH (VIC)
The Run Melbourne Friendship Dash is a free, family friendly community event for people of all ages to get involved in a fun, non-competitive run the day before the big event, Run Melbourne presented by lululemon on Sunday 30th July. Let�s kick off Run Melbourne weekend and come together as one to walk, skip, run or jog along the Yarra River to experience the excitement of Run Melbourne and celebrate the city of Melbourne and it�s people. The event is free, non-competitive and untimed. All participants will receive a commemorative bracelet that celebrates Friendship & Run Melbourne.  contact: Sole Motive. email:  info@runmelbourne.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 30 Jul WESTLINK M7 BLACKTOWN RUNNING FESTIVAL (NSW)
The Westlink M7 Blacktown Running Festival is on Sunday 30 July 2017. There are 7 race types on 1 day. Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km Run, 10km Walk, 5km Run, 5km Walk and 2km Kids Marathon Race. The course starts and finishes at Blacktown International Sports Park and is an AIMS Certififed Course. The course is on the Westlink M7 Shared Pathway which is traffic free and predominantly on asphalt and conrete with undulations throughout. contact: Mark Gibson. email: mark.gibson@blacktown.nsw.gov.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 30 Jul RUN MELBOURNE (VIC)
Join Sole Motive & Run Melbourne again in 2017 to celebrate 10 years of running Run Melbourne. We've spent the past nine years running Run Melbourne together. Over 170,000 of you have helped Run Melbourne since 2008, clocking up thousands of kilometres training, smashing hundreds of personal bests, and collectively raising over $12million for more than 400 charities. With distances of 5k, 10k or the Half-Marathon, there's an option available for everyone. Run for a charity close to your heart, take on a new challenge, or aim for a personal best - come and Run Melbourne with us on Saturday 30 July, 2017 and celebrate the running the city of Melbourne! contact: Sole Motive. email: info@solemotive.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 30 Jul SRI CHINMOY CANBERRA TRAIL SERIES 3: "GUNGAHLING GALLOP" (ACT)
Canberra's north side hosts the Series finale. The track from Hall through to Oak Hill along Gungahlin's northern fringing ridge is the Rolls Royce of Canberra Trails. Especially commissioned for the Centenary Trail project, this beautifully sculptured track is a work of art, a trail to fall in love with… To fully appreciate the varying vistas in each direction, you really need to run this wonderful track both ways. Starting and finishing at Hall's historic Showground, both courses ascend to the summit of One Tree Hill, from where the 30km continues following the ACT/NSW border. Enjoy one of Canberra's deluxe running experiences. Park at the Hall Showground. On-the-day registration opens at 9am and closes at 9.45am, with races starting at 10am. contact: Prachar Stegemann. email: canberra@srichinmoyraces.org. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 30 Jul RIVERINA ENDURANCE TRAIL SERIES - ALBURY RANGES (NSW)
Long Course: Albury ranges course takes you on a long tour of the ranges best single tracks to the far west and northern regions of the range. This is the last race in the series and a challenging and rewarding course to participate or race on. Short Course: to be confirmed. contact: Sean Greenhill. email: events@parklands-alburywodonga.org.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 30 Jul IPSWICH PARK2PARK (QLD)
I run Ipswich on Sunday 30th July! The Ipswich Park2Park fun run course is nestled in one of the most iconic parks in Ipswich, Queens Park. Renowned for its challenging hill climbs, this scenic route is sure to bring you highs - not to mention the enthusiastic water stations manned by local high school students at every 1km. Make sure you can say I run Ipswich and join us on Sunday 30th July.  contact: park2park@ihfoundation.org.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
 
Aug 2017
Tue 1 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.
 
Sat-Sun 5-6 Aug LAMINGTON ECO CHALLENGE (QLD)
Can you do your chosen event twice? 42 kms 21 kms or 8.5 km Fara trail fun run The Lamington Eco Challenge is a trail running event featuring some tough terrain in the Scenic Rim Hinterland in South East Queensland, including four wheel drive tracks, grassy paddocks, bush and a couple of hills as well as having to negotiate creeks, gates, cattle grids and the potential wandering livestock. What makes this event very different is that it plays out over two days; you get to sleep the night in a cozy warm bed. Will that make it easier to compete the second day or harder?  contact: Meredith Tucker. email: meredith@gonyaadventures.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 6 Aug DEVILBEND FUN RUN 5KM, 10KM, 21.1KM & KIDS MILE (VIC)
Enjoy being active outdoors? Looking for your next fitness challenge? Hoping to run further or faster than last year? Want to discover one of the Mornington Peninsula's hidden gems? Whatever your motivation the Mornington Peninsula Athletic Club invites you to come on down and join the action. Bring the family and make a day of it exploring the beautiful Devilbend Natural Features Reserve. 5km, 10km & 21.1k and even a 1 mile event for the kids. awesome medals for all finishers in all events. Where? Devilbend Natural Features Reserve, Graydens Road, Tuerong (Melway ref 152 J3) on the Mornington Peninsula. Visit the website for more details.  contact: Richard Does. email: info@devilbend.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 6 Aug MCDONALD'S TOWNSVILLE RUNNING FESTIVAL (QLD)
Challenge and Hero Run. Their AIMS accredited courses are fast, flat and hug the coastline as well as feature the 43rd Townsville Marathon - Australia's second oldest race. All runners experience spectacular views of the Coral Sea, Magnetic Island and the Marina as they follow their tropical blue line and vie for AUD23,000 prize money. With a predawn start marathoners experience a breath taking sunrise over Cleveland Bay as they run along Townsville's award-winning Strand Beach. Arrive early for the pre-race dinner, take in a Cowboys NRL home game and stay for the famous after-party. Treat yourself to a tropical winter getaway this August. Run Townsville and Explore the region. An event Run by Runners for Runners.  contact: Sam Kimlin. email: enquiries@townsvillerunningfestival.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 6 Aug THE BAY RUN (NSW)
7km fun run around Iron Cove bay 7km dog and owner fun run around Iron Cove bay 2km Primary School Challenge contact: James Millar. email: jamessmillar@outlook.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 6 Aug DUNGOG DASH & DAWDLE (NSW)
If you can't Run or Dash maybe you would like to walk or dawdle? This great Cross-Country Fun-Run. The D&D showcases our great town and the Common, and raises much-needed funds for the Dungog Shire Community Centre. Half Marathon Trail Run, 21km Dash, 12km Dawdle, 6km Kids Dash Or Dawdle 12 years and under Tail Runner Doggy Half (for dog) Dash or Dawdle dogs must be on a leash for the entire race, accompanied and in control of a responsible human www.facebook.com/DungogDashAndDawdle All profits are donated to the Dungog Shire Community Centre contact: Beau. email: beau@dscc.net.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 6 Aug THE BAYRUN (NSW)
7km fun run around Iron Cove, Inner West. contact: James Millar. email: james.millar73@bigpond.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Fri-Mon 11-14 Aug RUN LARAPINTA (NT)
Run Larapinta is a four-day, four-stage trail running race along the most spectacular sections of the Larapinta Trail in the Northern Territory, from Friday 11 to Monday 14 August 2017. The event provides the ideal opportunity for runners to combine their love of running with a visit to one of the most spectacular destinations in Australia, the Red Centre. The quality of the running along the Larapinta Trail, combined with the incredible setting and the friendly camaraderie between competitors makes it an exceptional experience for all participants. The event offers two course distance options tailored for runners of all levels: The Malbunka - a long course option features stages varying between 20km and 45km each day, whilst The Namatjira - a short course option includes stages varying between 11km and 30km each day. Competitors can choose to do the full course or just select individual stages that suit their schedule.  contact: Annie Knight 03 5261 5511. email: info@rapidascent.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 13 Aug KALINGA DASH (QLD)
KALINGA DASH The Kalinga Dash is an inclusive community event that brings people together in a healthy and fun environment and caters for people of all abilities - from elite runners to family groups. Come and join us for an energetic and fun day full of entertainment, prizes and activity. * THREE different RACES, which all begin and finish at Kalinga Park, Clayfield. * 7.5km, 4.2km and Kids Dash of 2.0km * PRIZES - cash prizes, category prizes, lucky draw prizes and fancy dress prizes! * RIDES and GAMES galore! * FOOD stalls! * Visits from SPORTS STARS and local ministers / councillors! * Great training opportunity for Bridge to Brisbane�contact:�Anna Fuller.�email:�info@kalingadash.com.au.�Visit www.kalingadash.com.au for more details contact: Anna Fuller. email: info@kalingadash.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Tue 15 Aug 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 19 Aug BILPIN BUSH RUN 2017 (NSW)
The Bilpin Bush Run will take place again this year with the course commencing and finishing at the Bilpin District Hall. contact: Cathy Wilson. email: windywilson@iprimus.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat 19 Aug THE THUNDERBOLT TRAIL RACE (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 its 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. contact: Sally Drayton. email: draytonsally@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat-Sun 19-20 Aug WAGGA TRAIL MARATHON (NSW)
A family orientated, fun filled running weekend. Events include a kids fun run, 5 Km and 10 Km on the Saturday and half marathon, marathon, marathon relay and mountain bike marathon on the Sunday. The course consists of 95% off road with single track, fire trails and bike tracks around the surrounds of the city on a section of the Wiradjuri Walking Track. All finishers receive a medal. Sponsor stalls, food and drinks available down at the Wagga Beach precinct over the weekend. contact: Peter FitzPatrick. email: peterfitz47@bigpond.com . Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 20 Aug 64KM KURANDA TO PORT DOUGLAS ULTRA TRAIL RACE AND RELAY; 16KM BUMP TO BEACH (QLD)
This 64 kilometre point-to-point race is incorporated in the Mowbray National Park within the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. Teams of 2-4 runners can also complete the full course. It starts just off Kennedy Highway in Kuranda and follows Black Mountain Road through native rainforest, open eucalyptus forest, pine plantations and over picturesque creeks. There is a shorter 16 kilometre race on the same day, starting at the top of the Bump on Black Mountain Road. The finish is on Four Mile Beach, Port Douglas. The tropical rainforest is home to the endangered southern cassowary, a flightless bird that can grow to two metres in height - you might see one! Early Bird entries end at 9.00pm on 25 May. Late Fees apply from 31 July. Registrations close 9.00pm, 10 August. contact: Lorraine Lawson. email: info@dynamicrunning.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 20 Aug 16KM BUMP TO BEACH, PORT DOUGLAS (QLD)
This 16 kilometre point-to-point race is incorporated in the Mowbray National Park within the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. It starts at the top of the Bump on Black Mountain Road close to Jullaten and travels through native rainforest and over picturesque creeks. The finish is on Four Mile Beach, Port Douglas. The tropical rainforest is home to the endangered southern cassowary, a flightless bird that can grow to two metres in height - you might see one! Registrations close 9.00pm, 17 August.  contact: Lorraine Lawson. email: info@dynamicrunning.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 20 Aug 7 SUNSHINE COAST MARATHON (QLD)
Located on the stunning Sunshine Coast, Queensland near the barrier reef and Steve Irwin's iconic Australia Zoo, this not-for-profit event has been timed to make the most of the ideal Queensland winter running conditions. Blue skies, low humidity and mild temperatures - combined with a flat course always enable fast times. The course record currently stands at 2:18:30 set by Ethiopian, Samuel Woldemanuel in 2015. Event distances include the Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km, 5km and the 2km. Each road race follows the stunning coastline of Alexandra Headlands with white sandy beaches and spectacular vantage points alongside the ocean. The Half Marathon is a one loop course with Marathon entrants completing a multi loop course (1 x 21km + 2 x 10.5km) making the most of the on-course entertainment and crowds of spectators before a red carpet 'hero' finish. With a distance to suit every ability and age group, this community-focused, world-class athletic event caters to all those wanting to take part, including families and those with both physical and intellectual disabilities. The 2km event allows parents with prams and wheelchair entrants to take part and enjoy the festival atmosphere. Race start times are scheduled to allow for parents to run the longer distances and then return in time to run with the kids and enjoy all the free fun in the family entertainment precinct. contact: Atlas Multisports. email: info@atlasmultisports.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 20 Aug COBURG HALF MARATHON (VIC)
2017 Coburg Half Marathon 21.1km, 10.55km, 4.5km 9am Harold Stevens Athletics Track, (Mway 18 A10) Undulating bike path course, marshaled and flagged where necessary, with drink stations. Trophies for winners & placegetters, certificates for all; enter on the day or online. www.coburgharriers.org.au  contact: Bernie Goggin 0417012682. email: funruns@coburgharriers.org.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 20 Aug KING OF THE MOUNT (SA)
A 7.7 kilometre mountain trail race to the summit of Mount Remarkable  contact: Alan Clarke . email: al@intheflinders.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Mon 21 Aug HUSKY HALF MARATHON AND RUNNING FESTIVAL (NSW)
Get ready for the 7th annual Husky Half Marathon on Sunday, 20th August 2017. It is sure to be another crowd pleaser - a flat, fast course on the scenic shores of Jervis Bay. The view is nothing short of perfection, you won't even notice the kilometres tick over! 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 Events. email: info@eliteenergy.com.au . Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat-Sun 26-27 Aug WONDERLAND RUN - GRAMPIANS (VIC)
Absolute freaking intensity! You are engulfed by a whole different world. You are IN the landscape. It will chew you up and spit you out and you will love it. All events based from Halls Gap in the mighty Grampians. 2km & 8km 'Short' trail runs 2pm Saturday August 20th 20km and 36km full impact trail runs start 7am Sunday August 21st https://www.facebook.com/groups/1439991782914822/ contact: Rohan Day. email: info@wonderlandrun.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 26 Aug THE ROTARY CROSS-COUNTRY CHALLENGE 2017 (NSW)
The Rotary Club of Castle Hill is to continue to present a new event in 2017 for the purpose of raising funds to reduce domestic violence in The Hills. Operational Details: Date Saturday, 26 August 2017 Venue Bella Vista Farm, Baulkham Hills Time from 0800am � 12-30 pm Events 0900 Experienced Running Group 10.0 Km 1000 Fun Runners� Group 7.0 Km 1030 Walkers and Family Groups up to 2.5 Km  contact: Michael Blair . email: nailgun44@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 27 Aug NORTH RYDE FUN RUN (NSW)
A 2 km walk, 5 km run and this year a 10 km run starting at Macquarie University Sports grounds, Talavera Rd North Ryde. Run by the Rotary Club of North Ryde proceeds go to research and practical assistance for youth mental health. contact: Victoria Crawford. email: northryderotary@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 27 Aug WORONORA DAM TRAIL RUN (NSW)
Enjoy the rugged beauty of the Australian bush at Heathcote National Park with a 10km and 20km out & back course available. The spectacular scenic views along the way make it one of the most beautiful trail runs in Sydney.  contact: Jim Owens. email: jim@jorg.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 27 Aug PUB2PUB CHARITY FUN RUN & FESTIVAL (NSW)
On Sunday August 27 this year, the iconic Pub2Pub Charity Fun Run and Festival celebrates its 25th year of raising hundreds of thousands of dollars for worthy local charities on Sydney's Northern Beaches. Money raised is donated to organisations including Bear Cottage, the Children's Cancer Institute, Manly and Mona Vale Hospitals, Life Education Australia and White Ribbon Australia. Organised by the Rotary Club of Brookvale, the event now has three course options, catering for everyone from serious runners to families - 13km from Dee Why Surf Lifesaving Club to Newport Surf Lifesaving Club; 6km from Warriewood to Newport; and 3km from Mona Vale to Newport. This is Undoubtedly Sydney's most scenic fun run, taking in many of the spectacularly beautiful Northern Beaches. A huge Family Festival is held at the Newport Beach finish line with live music, a licensed bar area, international food options and plenty of fun rides and games for the kids.  contact: www.pub2pub.com.au. email: management@pub2pub.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 27 Aug GREATER BANK SHOALHAVEN KING OF THE MOUNTAIN (NSW)
The Greater Bank Shoalhaven King of the Mountain is a classic 25km mountain run held on mixed terrain, starting and finishing at the Kangaroo Valley Country Club in Nowra, NSW. The 25km mountain run is supported by the Greater Nowra Fun Run with 10km, 5km and kids 2km distances. There will be an event for everyone at this truly unique festival of running. Whether you're a marathon specialist, a half marathon enthusiast or simply like running over mountains - then why not give it a go, you'll enjoy the experience, with rolling hills, unspoilt bushland and glorious views of sheer cliff faces, valleys and ravines. email: info@kingofthemountainnowra.org.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 27 Aug SANDY POINT HALF MARATHON (VIC) contact: Sole Motive. email: info@solemotive.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 27 Aug SHEPPARTON RUNNING FESTIVAL (VIC)
Run on the region's best sealed, scenic pathways as they wind their way along the banks of the Goulburn and Broken Rivers. An ideal event for the first-time marathon entrant or those looking for their PB on a flat, fast course. Cash prizes for all events. contact: Nadine. email: Nadine.Edwards@ecodev.vic.gov.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 27 Aug SANDY POINT HALF MARATHON (VIC)
Some people dread winter - others train in it. We're inviting you take up the Sole Motive challenge � commit to training this winter and become a winter warrior #SMwinterwarrior at the Sandy Point Half Marathon. Get fitter, faster and stronger this winter and take up the Sole Motive winter warrior challenge and register for one of Melbourne's flattest and fastest Half Marathon's. Unleash your inner warrior, �choose your hard� and sign up for the Half Marathon, 10K or 5K distances. There�s even something for the kids with a 3K kids run/walk! Find out more at www.solemotive.com  contact: Sole Motive. email: info@solemotive.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 27 Aug MORNINGTON COLOUR CARNIVALE (VIC)
The Colour Carnivale is more than just a�Crazy 5km Fun Run, Colour Disco, Food Truck Festival, Carnival Rides, Colour Activities/Games. It�s a festival of fun, colour and much more.��Bring your family and friends for a great day out!! contact: Event People. email: info@eventpeople.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Sep 2017
Sat 2 Sep THE COASTAL CLASSIC (NSW)
The Coastal Classic is a 29km 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 even when you are only 45 minutes from the heart of Sydney! contact: Mark Roberts. email: info@maxadventure.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat 2 Sep WORLD MASTERS MOUNTAIN RUNNING CHAMPIONSHIPS, SLOVAKIA (OTH)
M35 and W35 through to M75 and W75. Any Australian can participate. Enter yourself and book your own accommodation. 9.6km uphill, with 606m of ascent and 106m of descent. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 2 Sep BIGFOOT SNOW TRAIL - FALLS CREEK (VIC)
Join Mountain Sports on the snow for Australia's first Snow marathon. The Bigfoot Snow Trail Marathon takes runners on a spectacular journey into the high country of Victoria. The unique scenery is amazing and with a projected thick layer of snow cover the sights and challenges will be some you usually don�t usually get in your average Australian marathon! Starting in the Ski Resort Village of Falls Creek, this event provides a great backdrop to an amazing family weekend in the snow country. contact: Melanie Michael. email: info@mountainsports.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 2 Sep BIGFOOT SNOW TRAIL - FALLS CREEK (VIC)
27km of divine trails on the high plain at Falls Creek. Enjoy the high country in the safety of a trail running event. Runners take in the huts at Pretty Valley, Tawonga Huts and Mt Jaithmathaing - all under winter snow! This is an experience like no other!  contact: Melanie Michael. email: info@mountainsports.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 2 Sep BIGFOOT SNOW TRAIL - FALLS CREEK - 12K (VIC)
A fast and furious 12k trail run - all on snow. Runners make their way from Slalom Plaza up the slopes to Mt McKay where the views are just amazing - runners then return by retracing their steps for a heroes finish in Slalom Plaza.  contact: Melanie Michael. email: info@mountainsports.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 3 Sep FATHER'S DAY WARRIOR RUN (NSW)
The Father's Day Warrior Fun Run in Sydney's Centennial Park is a major fundraiser for the Indigenous Marathon Foundation, a not-for-profit charity founded by former world champion marathon runner Rob de Castella. The run aims to highlight and celebrate the significant role men play in the lives of their families and communities. The event is open for everyone in the community to participate in - men, women, children, Indigenous and non-Indigenous - to celebrate Australia's rich, deep history and culture in a friendly, welcoming, fun and active environment. contact: Lucy Campbell. email: lucy.c@imf.org.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Tue 5 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 9 Sep SURF COAST CENTURY 100KM & 50KM (VIC)
Experience a spectacular ultra trail marathon in the Great Ocean Road and Surf Coast region! 100km solo, 50km solo(new course) and 100km relay teams of 2-4 runners. Extensive support for first times; achievable course; diverse landscapes; relay event for teams!  contact: Rapid Ascent. email: info@rapidascent.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 9 Sep MARAMOO MARATHON AND FUN RUN (WA)
Loosely based on the Le Medoc wine marathon, the Maramoo winds through wineries, farms and bush trails. The scenery is spectacular. Taste local wines and produce as you run. Dress up (or not) and have fun! You can choose from these events - Marathon, Half-marathon, Team Marathon, 10km Challenge, or 2km Fun Run for 6 - 12 year olds. The race village will have wine tasting, food and wine for sale and fun things for the kids. Entries open early May 2017. contact: Shelley Hatton. email: shelley@maramoo.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 10 Sep SRI CHINMOY SYDNEY 2017 SERIES RACE 5 - IRON COVE HALF-MARATHON, 7 KM & 4 KM RUNS. (NSW)
If you’re aiming for the Sydney Marathon later in the month, this is the perfect tune-up race, the final Half-Marathon of the Series. Even if you’ve raced this course many times before, there’s always a buzz about the Iron Cove events with such a great crowd all gathered for the same purpose: sheer enjoyment! Park at the end of Glover St, Lilyfield. 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.
 
Sun 10 Sep 2017 BEACHSIDE DASH (NSW)
The St.George Bank Beachside Dash is BACK for a big 10 year celebration on Sunday 10 September. The Dash offers something for everyone with 10km, 5km and 2km events. You can double or triple up and knock over up to 17km before lunch. The Dash course follows the beautiful beachside path from Dolls Point to Kyeemagh, near Brighton-Le-Sands, Sydney. The course will follow the newly formed track from 2015 to allow runners of the 10km and 5km to remain on formed, fast foot path for the entire race, making it ideal for setting that personal best time. Register in advance to avoid disappointment. All funds raised at the St.George Bank Beachside Dash go to vital medical research projects at St George and Sutherland Hospitals.  contact: SSMRF. email: event@ssmrf.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 10 Sep RIDGE TO RIDGE TOOWOOMBA (QLD)
5km, 10km and a hilly 21.1km. 7am start for 21.1km; 8am for the others. All road or foot path. Cool time of year for running! contact: Victoria. email: tmbarr@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Mon 18 Sep SYDNEY RUNNING FESTIVAL (NSW)
The Sydney Running Festival has four distances to choose from: the Marathon and Half-Marathon courses, flatter, faster and even more beautiful. The now 10k Bridge Run, and the 3.5k Family Fun Run, all events run over the Sydney Harbour Bridge - traffic free. contact: Pont3. email: info@sydneyrunningfestival.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Tue 19 Sep 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 23 Sep THE PADDY PALLIN ADVENTURE SERIES BLUE MOUNTAINS EVENT (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.
 
Sat 23 Sep HARVEST RUN (VIC) contact: 03 9285 0600 . email: info@solemotive.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 24 Sep SRI CHINMOY CANBERRA TRAIL ULTRA (103KM) (ACT)
The Sri Chinmoy Canberra Centenary 100km trail run was staged in 2013. With Canberra now 104 years old, in 2017 the event grows to 104km. Starting and finishing from The Rond Terraces, 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.
 
Sun 24 Sep SYDNEY TRAIL SERIES - BOTANY BAY (NSW)
8km, 11km and 20km course options. This is a magnificently scenic course, starting and finishing on Botany Bay at Kurnell, there is a nice variety of cliff top and ocean side trails, as you wind your way down the coast and back again - you may even be lucky enough to catch a whale sighting! contact: Laura Impey. email: laura@borntorun.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 24 Sep MORNINGTON RUNNING FESTIVAL (VIC)
Entries are now open for the�2017 Mornington Running Festival Saturday 23rd September 2017�- Mornington Health and Lifestyle Expo - The day will include free activities/demonstrations/workshops and�fun for the whole family, showcasing local businesses and Health professionals, Gyms, Clubs, Food�Vendors, Health Products��and Services.��Kids Activities Include the Sunday 24th September 2017 - Mornington Running Festival includes�the 1km kids dash, Nicholas Lynch 5km and 10km fun run/walk and the popular PARC Half Marathon 21.1km distance. We will have free activities including jumping castle, face, painting and food stalls. contact: Event People. email: info@eventpeople.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 30 Sep WESTERN SYDNEY MARATHON (NSW)
The Western Sydney Marathon at the Sydney International Regatta Centre has fast become Western Sydney's premier running event attracting runners from local regions, interstate and internationally. Situated in Penrith, the marathon is held at the Sydney International Regatta Centre which boasts scenic views of Penrith Lakes, Lower Blue Mountains and surrounding parkland. A flat fast course has been designed which navigates the main lake, crosses the island bridges to the Regatta Centre and weaves around roads within and outside of the venue. The Western Sydney Marathon celebrates healthy lifestyles, active communities and the great outdoors. It is a fun and festive day out for the whole family, with a health and fitness expo, activities for the kids during races, a jumping castle, entertainment, massage, market and food stalls. Whether you push a pram around the Family Fun Run or complete the full marathon, this event is about bringing the community together.  contact: Matt Adamson. email: westernsydneymarathon@sport.nsw.gov.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Oct 2017
Mon 2 Oct SRI CHINMOY LABOUR DAY 10 KM AND 4 KM FUN-RUNS (ACT)
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 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.
 
Tue 3 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 7 Oct HOUNSLOW CLASSIC - 68KM ULTRA SKYMARATHON (NSW)
68km through the coveted trails in the Grose Valley, Blue Mountains. Runners start at the amazing private Allview Escapes property and make their way through 68km of tough and challenging single trail taking in the Grand Canyon, Blue Gum Forrest, Perrys Lookdown and Lockleys Pylon. This Ultra is not for the faint hearted. The event was voted the toughest Ultra in Australia in 2016 by Ultra168. NOTE: Strictly limited field. contact: Melanie Michael. email: info@mountainsports.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 8 Oct SHARKS10 (NSW)
Featuring a 3km and 10km there is something for everyone. The course along the scenic and traffic free course along Wooloware Bay cycle track.  contact: Jim Owens. email: jim@jorg.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 8 Oct ROGER GUARD MEMORIAL MARATHON (QLD)
On road 42.2km, 3 quarter, 21.1km and 10km. 530am start for 42.2km and 3 quarter. 630am for 21.1km and 7am for 10km. 10km scenic, challenging circuit in Toowoomba contact: Victoria. email: tmbarr@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 8 Oct CASEY STRIDE SERIES RACE 1 (VIC)
The Casey Stride Series will be a 3 Race Series. The events will feature a 5km or 10km along with a kids race. The events will be organised on the principles of being FUN, FRIENDLY & RELAXED, they will be designed for all abilities from beginners walking 5km to Olympians looking to have a fun race with the awesome Melbourne Running Community. contact: Stride Event Management PTY Ltd. email: dion@stride.events. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 8 Oct HOUNSLOW CLASSIC - 21KM SKYRUN (NSW)
A strictly limited numbers event - runners starts and finish at the amazing private property which is Allview Escapes in Blackheath and take in the single trails of the Grand Canyon. This is one of the most photographed natural wonders in Australia and a must for all trail runners to experience.  contact: Melanie Michael. email: info@mountainsports.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 8 Oct RUN THE MAINE (VIC)
Run the Maine Inc and Castlemaine Property group present a fun run of distances 14km, 5.5km and 2km. Major fundraiser for Castlemaine Health. Cash prizes. Start and Finish in amazing botanical gardens and long course course utilising fantastic tracks in local state forest. contact: Libby Mayes. email: director@runthemaine.org. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 15 Oct SAN RUNFORLIFE (NSW)
Sydney Adventist Hospital, fondly known as "The San", is a not for profit Hospital, which has been serving the health needs of the community for over 110 years. The San is the largest private and largest not-for-profit hospital in New South Wales. Each year our dedicated staff care for over 56,000 inpatients, 18,000 emergency patients and 135,000 outpatients. The San Foundation is the principal fundraising body for our hospital and generates much needed funds for essential programs, equipment and buildings by holding such events at the annual San RunforLife. ​San RunforLife competitors participate in either a 10km, 5km run or a 5km walk and the event commences at 7am on Sunday, October 15, 2017 on the Hospitals front lawn. Individuals, families and competitive runners will again be participating, while local primary and high school teams will compete in the Schools Championship Cup. Corporate and Hospital teams round out the competition and again foster local community rivalry and spirit. contact: Kylie Mildren. email: kylie@mildrenevents.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Tue 17 Oct 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 21 Oct RUNAWAY BAROSSA MARATHON (SA)
Runaway Barossa Marathon is Australia's newest weekend running escape with friends and family, offering brand new marathon and half marathon courses (as well as 10k and kids run) in a stunning location. Experience the stunning vistas and celebrated vineyards, indulge yourself in the regions delicious food and wine, found everywhere from family-run bakeries to rustic wineries and the finest dining rooms. Part of the new Runaway Marathon series, you can combine your favourite past time with your ultimate holiday destination! Don't just chase your dreams - run them down at Runaway Barossa Marathon!  contact: (07) 5430 6711. email: runawaybarossa@ironman.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 22 Oct SRI CHINMOY SYDNEY 2017 SERIES RACE 6 - CENTENNIAL PARK 14 KM, 7 KM & 4 KM CROSS-COUNTRY (NSW)
Alongside New York’s Central Park and London’s Hyde Park, Centennial Park is one of the truly great urban parklands, affording that perfect blend we all yearn for: the peace and satisfaction of Nature in proximity to city comfort and amenities. Few places in the world can boast such a perfect locale for running so close to the CBD… 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.
 
Sun 22 Oct SYDNEY TRAIL SERIES - BOTANY BAY (NSW)
8km, 11km and 20km course options. This is a magnificently scenic course, starting and finishing on Botany Bay at Kurnell, there is a nice variety of cliff top and ocean side trails, as you wind your way down the coast and back again - you may even be lucky enough to catch a whale sighting! contact: Laura Impey. email: laura@borntorun.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 


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