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Dec 2017
Wed 13 Dec END OF YEAR RUN PARTY (VIC)
Join Sole Motive at Lakeside Stadium, Albert Park for a mid-week run party to celebrate a year of achievements - 30,000 runners who've laced up at our events, to the people who've visited our store, the millions of dollars we've raised for charity and our Runner's World Magazine readers. End of Year Run Party - Choose from three distances: 5k, 10k or 2k Mini Motivators (kids run). But to make this a party a RUN PARTY - we need YOU. The EOYRP is your chance to celebrate what you've achieved this year - so come and run with us! contact: Sole Motive. email: info@solemotive.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 16 Dec GOLD RUSH TRAIL RUN 11K AND 22K (VIC)
8.30am START – 22km @ Hepburn Recreation Reserve. 10am – START 11km Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 17 Dec SRI CHINMOY SYDNEY 2017 SERIES RACE 7 - IRON COVE 14 KM, 7 KM & 4 KM RUNS. (NSW)
The Sri Chinmoy Sydney Series' Christmas Run and Finale for 2017. Celebrate in the best way possible: running in the company of friends, colleagues and rivals and then feasting on a bonanza pancake smorgasbord! 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 17 Dec TOUR DE RIDGES HALF MARATHON, 15K AND 10K RUNS AND 15K AND 10K WALKS (ACT)
A running or walking tour of the Farrer, Wanniassa Hills and Isaacs Ridge nature park ridges in Canberra’s Woden Valley. 6.30am 21.2 km Tour de Ridges run & 15.3 km bush walk; 7.15am 15.3 km run; 7.30am 10.6 km out and back ‘flat’ Farrer - Isaacs trail run & walk  contact: John Harding. email: hackettrunner at hotmail dot com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Tue 19 Dec 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.
 
Mon 25 Dec CAIRNS CHRISTMAS PARKRUN, QUEENSLAND (QLD)
Free, each Saturday, timed, 5km. One of only two opportunities to run parkrun and receive a time on a day other than a Saturday. Starts at 7am. The other is on New Year's Day. contact: Lorraine Lawson. email: cairnsoffice@parkrun.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Jan 2018
Mon-Mon 1 Jan-31 Dec CAIRNS PARKRUN, QUEENSLAND (QLD)
Free, each Saturday, timed, 5km. contact: Lorraine Lawson. email: cairnsoffice@parkrun.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Mon 1 Jan CAIRNS NEW YEAR'S PARKRUN, QUEENSLAND (QLD)
Free, each Saturday, timed, 5km. One of only two opportunities to run parkrun and receive a time on a day other than a Saturday. Start time 7am. The other is on Christmas Day. contact: Lorraine Lawson. email: cairnsoffice@parkrun.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Fri 5 Jan BELLS BASH (VIC)
Undulating trot between Jan Juc Surf Club and Bells beach. 1.5km, 4km and 8km options.  email: info@janjucsurfclub.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 14 Jan TWO BAYS TRAIL RUN 2018 (VIC)
Great holiday vibe and excellent course between Dromana on the Port Phillip Bay side and Cape Schanck on the Bass Strait side. That's a 28km crossing (or 56km double crossing) of the Mornington Peninsula - and not at the skinny bit! Up and over Arthur's Seat for fantastic rural and coastal views. Through Greens Bush, the largest piece of remnant native bushland on the Peninsula. Along the cliff tops of Bass Straight approaching the lighthouse. Now capped at 1100 total participants, it's one of Australia's premier destination trail events. Book in asap. It's sold out every year. https://www.facebook.com/groups/146129888792978/  contact: Rohan Day. email: info@twobaystrailrun.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Thu 18 Jan KOWEN TRAIL RUN (NSW)
Half-marathon, 12 km run and 1.5 km kids run. Enjoy the trails of Kowen. Run or walk through native forest and on groomed forestry trails, the courses take in spectacular views of the forest out to Canberra and surrounds. Over 500m of elevation gain in the half marathon and 1300m over the marathon course. Support the local Wamboin community; take in the local Wamboin produce market; proceeds from the event will go to the Wamboin Community Fire Brigade. contact: Peter Komidar 0407 760 083, Pam Muston 0408 234 126 or Jessica Robson 0402 303 676. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat-Sun 20-21 Jan WARRNAMBOOL SUFFERFEST TRIATHLON FESTIVAL (VIC)
Join us for on of Victoria's most popular weekend triathlon festival. Held in the beautiful Coastal Town of Warrnambool, the event provides the perfect location for triathlon and weekend away with the family. We have a new date and some great additions to the weekends activities with our popular Colour Carnviale. Saturday�4TH MARCH 2017 EnticerFest - 150m Swim/9km Cycle/2km Run kidsFest/All Abilities - 75m/3km Cycle/1km Run Colour run sunday 5TH MARCH 2017 Half Iron Distance - 1.9km Swim/90km Cycle/21.1km Run OlyFest - 1.5km Swim/45km Cycle/10km run SprintFest - 500m Swim/22.5km Cycle/5km Run  contact: Event People. email: info@eventpeople.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 21 Jan CLIFTON BEACH RACE/RUN SERIES #1, RACE 2, CAIRNS (QLD)
An opportunity to participate in the first race in a series of two races/runs over 3km, 5km or 10km. Series #1: 21 January and 11 February 2018. 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 21 Jan SYDNEY TRAIL SERIES - MANLY DAM
A scenic start finish area on the shores of the dam, plus a mix of technical single trails, waterfalls, fire trails, and lovey dam views. A friendly atmosphere is perfect for beginners through to advanced runners. The 20km course offers some very nice harbour views! Cool down with a dip in the dam after your run! contact: Laura Impey. email: laura@borntorun.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 21 Jan RIVER RUN GEELONG SERIES (VIC)
he NEW RIVER RUN SUMER SERIES is a three event series, taking in all parts of the Barwon River Path. Each event has a 5km and 10km distance and at no time in the series will participants cover the same part of the barwon river path travelling in the same direction. The Series is perfect for all fitness levels from the elite athlete to the first time walker and is pram friendly. Race 1 - Fyansford - Sunday December 3 - 5km Run/walk & 10km Run Race 2 - Breakwater - Sunday January 21 - 5.5km Run/Walk & 9.7km Run Race 3 - Barwon Valley Park - Sunday February 25 - 5km Run/Walk & 10km Run contact: Justin . email: justin@pbevents.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 21 Jan COBURG NEW YEARS RESOLUTION FUN RUN (VIC)
Coburg New Year's Resolution Fun Run, 12km run, 6km run/walk, 3km run/walk, 3km junior run, 9am, Sunday 21st January 2018; enter online or on the day at Harold Stevens Athletic track (behind the Basketball Stadium) Outlook Rd Coburg, Melway Map 18 A10. Trophies for place getters and certificates for the rest; plenty of parking, friendly atmosphere, morning tea afterwards. contact: Bernie 0417012682. email: funruns@coburgharriers.org.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 28 Jan SAFETY BEACH SUFFERFEST TRIATHLON FESTIVAL (VIC)
Formally known at Martha Cove Olyfest has been renamed Safety Beach Sufferfest. It will�be the�same great course and locations. This year we have mkade some changes to the races to include RushFest (2 races in one day) and EnticerFest only. This will be a must do race and will sell out. This year will see this event being part of the Australian Beach Games in frankstron 26-28 January 2018, and therefore all placegetters will be recognised also as the 2018 ABG Victoria Champions. More about the Australian Beach Games http://australianbeachgames.com.au/ 28 JANUARY 2018 SprintFest - 500m Swim/20km Cycle/5km Run EnticerFest - 150m Swim/6.7km Cycle/2.5km Run RushFest - 2 Races - Race 1. SprintFest and Race 2 EnticerFest contact: Event People. email: info@eventpeople.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Feb 2018
Sat 3 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.
 
Sat 3 Feb MAXIMUM ADVENTURE RACE SERIES - ADVENTURE RACING CLINIC (NSW)
If you’re keen to get involved in adventure racing, become more proficient within the sport or want the opportunity to train with like-minded people, then the Maximum Adventure, Adventure Racing Clinic is the ideal opportunity to do just that! These courses enable you to enhance your skills for adventure racing, including practical advice on individual preparation, gear requirements and nutrition. The key emphasis will be on enhancing navigational skills and practical sessions on mountain biking and kayaking, lead by qualified instructors. contact: Maximum Adventure. email: info@maxadventure.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 4 Feb KILCUNDA COASTAL HALF MARATHON (VIC)
Enjoy running along rolling grassy slopes and sandy beaches and striding up gentle hills located between the cliffs overlooking the Southern Ocean and rolling green fields with cattle grazing contentedly. This is definitely a run for the beginner trail runner, the road runner that is jaded and wants to get out there for great scenery and great running and just wants to be re-invigorated by the great outdoors, as well as the experienced trail runner just wanting a great run. Starting in the reserve adjacent to the caravan park, this delightful run takes in some picturesque coastline and deserted beaches on an out and back course. After the run there is the opportunity for a quiet drink and lunch over at the Kilcunda Pub or General Store and then an opportunity to explore the rail trail or Wonthaggi Coal Mine. contact: Paul Ashton. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 10 Feb BUSSELTON HALF MARATHON, 10KM & 5KM FUN RUN (WA)
The Busselton Runners Club Half Marathon & Fun Run on Saturday, 10 February 2018 is an annual run, held in February, and has grown from 200 participants in 2009, the first year, to over 1300 participants in 2017. It includes a 21.1km half marathon, 10km and 5km events. Former Olympic Marathon Runner, Steve Moneghetti, is the 2018 Ambassador for the half marathon. Steve will lead the 100mins pace train for the half (4.45mins/km) and will also hold a recovery run on the Sunday following the event. A special presentation evening with Steve on 'How to Be the Best Distance Runner You Can Be' will be held on the Friday evening prior to the event, along with a delicious buffet meal prepared especially by 'Kitchen Takeovers' Chef Tim Whitty. Entries open 1 October 2017. Early bird discount applies! Refer website for further details or busselton runners club half marathon facebook page. The Busselton Half Marathon raises funds for various community groups. Over the past few years it has raised money for FAUNA, Busselton Volunteer Marine Rescue and the WA Disabled Sport Association.  contact: Rose Williamson. email: admin@busseltonrunnersclub.org.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat-Sun 10-11 Feb NESTLE MINI TRI/ TRIAL BAY TRIATHLON (NSW)
Based at Trial Bay Gaol, South West Rocks this event is made up of 5 legs for the juniors on Saturday afternoon starting at 12pm with a 250m run, 50m wade, 250m run for 5 year olds. 12.30pm start for a 500m run, 100m wade, 500m run for 6-7 year olds. 1pm start for a 100 swim, 3km cycle, 500 run for 8-9 year olds. 2.15pm star for a 200m swim,6km cycle, 1km run for 10-11 year olds finishing with the last race at 3.15pm with a 300m swim, 9km cycle, 2km run. Presentation for the juniors will be held at 5pm Saturday. Sunday for the seniors comprises of a 500m swim, 25km cycle, 6km run with Presentation to be held for the seniors at 11am. The cycle leg is a new one so please go to the website for course maps. contact: Peter Needs Race Director 02 6566 6700. email: trialbay@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 11 Feb BUNBURY SUFFERFEST TRIATHLON FESTIVAL (WA)
date 10 - 11 February 2018 Half ironfest 1.9km swim/90km cycle/21.1km run SprintFest - 500m Swim/20km Cycle/5km Run plus the australian beach games �� - 15+ sports ​�� - ​food truck festival �� - outdoor cinema​ �� -�live music �� - www.australianbeachgames.com.au/  contact: Event People. email: info@eventpeople.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 17 Feb ATHERTON FOREST TRAIL RACE (QLD)
5km trail race on the mountain bike tracks in Smithfield Conservation Park. contact: Lorraine Lawson. email: info@dynamicrunning.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 17 Feb MAXIMUM ADVENTURE RACE SERIES - LAKE MACQUARIE (NSW)
Short, fast and fun, and suitable for anyone and everyone with a real sense of adventure, the Maximum Adventure Race Series is designed to offer the perfect introduction to the exhilarating sport of adventure racing. Designed for teams of two, the races are fun, fast and furious with teams having to change between three core disciplines several times during the event… mountain biking, trail running and kayaking. These non-stop events will take between two to six hours to complete so there is never any time to get bored or tired – you will constantly be challenged throughout the race, physically and mentally! The Classic Course consists of 15-25km of mountain biking, 5-10km of trail running and 2-4km of kayaking. The Novice Course consists of 5-15km of mountain biking, 3-5km of trail running and 1-2km of kayaking. Note: There are multiple legs of each discipline, which add up to the distances quoted. Each event will require some basic navigation skills, although if you can read a street directory, you will be able to complete the course! All checkpoints can be reached by following tracks and paths, however occasionally it may be faster to go cross-country.  contact: Maximum Adventure. email: info@maxadventure.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 18 Feb SYDNEY TRAIL SERIES - MANLY DAM (NSW)
A scenic start finish area on the shores of the dam, plus a mix of technical single trails, waterfalls, fire trails, and lovey dam views. A friendly atmosphere is perfect for beginners through to advanced runners. The 20km course offers some very nice harbour views! Cool down with a dip in the dam after your run! contact: Laura Impey. email: laura@borntorun.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Tue 20 Feb TIMBOON ACTION RAIL RUN (VIC)
5km walk & run, 10km run. Starting near the Timboon playground at the back of the Distillery, come along and enjoy a scenic run along the sheltered rail trail out to the trestle bridge and back. Popes Bus transport available from the start line to the trestle bridge for 5km starters. 8am registrations open, 8.30am start the 10km distillery dash, 9am Popes shuffle 5km walk & run. $20.00 individual, $25.00 family entry. Pre register at www.timboonaction.org.au or by calling 55987254 by the 20th Jan for a FREE t-shirt & $5.00 discount. FREE child care available for participants - bookings essential. contact: Camp Cooriemungle . email: (03) 55987254. Visit the website for more details.
 
Wed 21 Feb SUNSET SERIES - RACE 2 (VIC)
Experience a summer of fun and fitness at Sole Motive's Sunset Series. Run 4K or 8K through three of Melbourne's favourite locations. Push your body to the limits and sign up for the 3-Pass Series. Track your fitness and keep yourself motivated - run further and faster this summer. Gather your friends, set goals and smash them together.  contact: Sole Motive. email: info@solemotive.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 25 Feb WANGARATTA MARATHON & FUN RUNS (VIC)
Grown from humble beginnings to a major regional carnival. Participants are treated to a friendly, thriving regional community, just 2 hours from Melbourne in the Ovens and King Valley Region. The courses are flat and fast and meander along the multi-use sealed paths next to the Ovens River and One Mile Creek through urban Wangaratta. The 10km fun run/walk course incorporates a lovely section of urban trail and the both 5km & 10km also follow the shared path to a lovely park and returning along a quaint boulevard bordering the city centre. All courses are accurately measures using the IAAF standard process. Entry includes bib chip timing for all events (start and finish mat) and customised finisher medals in each event (different colour for each event) along with approximately $10,000 of cash and prizes. Live entertainment, food and beverages, free parking and a baggage hold facility are some of the additional inclusions in the entry fee. All entry fees are value focused thanks to the support of our wonderful team of committed sponsors and volunteers. Our motto is "more people moving more often" catering for runners of all standards of runner and fitness enthusiast. Please consider joining us for this welcoming regional event. Contact: Sharon Scholz. email: sharon@wangarattamarathon.com.au. Website: www.wangarattamarathon.com.au  contact: Sharon Scholz. email: sharon@wangarattamarathon.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 25 Feb RIVER RUN GEELONG SERIES (VIC)
he NEW RIVER RUN SUMER SERIES is a three event series, taking in all parts of the Barwon River Path. Each event has a 5km and 10km distance and at no time in the series will participants cover the same part of the barwon river path travelling in the same direction. The Series is perfect for all fitness levels from the elite athlete to the first time walker and is pram friendly. Race 1 - Fyansford - Sunday December 3 - 5km Run/walk & 10km Run Race 2 - Breakwater - Sunday January 21 - 5.5km Run/Walk & 9.7km Run Race 3 - Barwon Valley Park - Sunday February 25 - 5km Run/Walk & 10km Run contact: Justin . email: justin@pbevents.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 25 Feb SNOWIES TRAIL RUN FESTIVAL, LAKE CRACKENBACK (NSW)
50km Ultra; 21km Half Marathon; 12km; 5km. Starting at Lake Crackenback Resort & Spa the course follows the beautiful Thredbo Valley Trail (TVT) which undulates and climbs the spectacular Thredbo Valley alongside Thredbo River within Australia’s iconic Kosciuszko National Park. email: info@in2adventure.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Mar 2018
Sat-Sun 3-4 Mar NAGAMBIE SUFFERFEST TRIATHLON FESTIVAL (VIC)
Nagambie Carnivale will include Sufferfest Triathlon Festival, Now On Water Festival and Colour Run. Nagambie is Australias newest multisport festival and located in one of Victoria's great tourist�holiday spots. The triathlon Festival has �an event for all ages and all abilities and over many different distance's including HalfironFest, OlyFest, SprintFest, EnticerFes, KidsFest. This will be a fast and flat multi-loop course which will be sure to see plenty of PB's over your favourite distance. Family and Friends wont miss a second of the action with the course starting and finishing in the centre of town. Saturday 3 MARCH 2018 KidsFest - 75m Swim/3km Cycle/1km Run EnticerFest - 150m Swim/6km Cycle/2km Run Now Festival Colour Run Outdoor Cinema sunday 4 march 2018 Half Iron Distance - 1.9km Swim/90km Cycle/21.1km Run OlyFest - 1.5km Swim/36km Cycle/10.5km run SprintFest - 500m Swim/18km Cycle/5.25km Run Now festival contact: Event People. email: info@eventpeople.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Wed 7 Mar SUNSET SERIES - RACE 3 (VIC)
Experience a summer of fun and fitness at Sole Motive's Sunset Series. Run 4K or 8K through three of Melbourne's favourite locations. Push your body to the limits and sign up for the 3-Pass Series. Track your fitness and keep yourself motivated - run further and faster this summer. Gather your friends, set goals and smash them together.  contact: Sole Motive. email: info@solemotive.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 10 Mar AUSTRALIAN ALPINE ASCENT 50K AND 25K (NSW)
The Australian Alpine Ascent Ultra trail runs feature two distances, the full 50km and the half 25km which will feature a combination of road and trail tracks. You’ll cross through locations like Perisher and Charlotte Pass and Summit Mount Kosciuszko. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 17 Mar MAXIMUM ADVENTURE RACE SERIES - SUNSHINE COAST (QLD)
Short, fast and fun, and suitable for anyone and everyone with a real sense of adventure, the Maximum Adventure Race Series is designed to offer the perfect introduction to the exhilarating sport of adventure racing. Designed for teams of two, the races are fun, fast and furious with teams having to change between three core disciplines several times during the event… mountain biking, trail running and kayaking. These non-stop events will take between two to six hours to complete so there is never any time to get bored or tired – you will constantly be challenged throughout the race, physically and mentally! The Classic Course consists of 15-25km of mountain biking, 5-10km of trail running and 2-4km of kayaking. The Novice Course consists of 5-15km of mountain biking, 3-5km of trail running and 1-2km of kayaking. Note: There are multiple legs of each discipline, which add up to the distances quoted. Each event will require some basic navigation skills, although if you can read a street directory, you will be able to complete the course! All checkpoints can be reached by following tracks and paths, however occasionally it may be faster to go cross-country. contact: Maximum Adventure. email: info@maxadventure.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 17 Mar RAZORBACK RUN (VIC)
This classic Alpine run offers three challenging distances in some of the most spectacular country in Victoria's Alpine National Park. The 64 km Razorback Ridge run takes in the entire length of the Razorback to offer some of the most stunning ridge running and scenery in the Australian Alps, the 40 km Razorback Circuit and the 22 km short course Razorback Ridge - a delightful day out up to the Summit of Mt Feathertop and back along the Razorback. Set in the heart of Victoria's high country, the Razorback Run is one of the most amazing high altitude runs that Australia has to offer. This classic Alpine run offers 3 challenging distances: Razorback Ridge/High Plains Run. 64 km of pure Alpine pleasure and pain with stunning scenery - or possibly lots of mist and no views at all. This is the most stunning and spectacular run of its kind in Victoria and the culmination of over 10 years route planning - must for the hardened runner. Razorback Circuit - 40 km, a great run up Bungalow Spur, across the Razorback and across to Diamantina Spur then down Bon Accord Spur. Razorback Ridge - 22 km, an out and back run across the Razorback to Mt Feathertop from Diamantina Hut.  contact: Paul Ashton. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 18 Mar PAWS ON THE PATH, CAIRNS (QLD)
Back for its fifth year, this fun run/walk is a fundraiser for the Young Animal Protection Society (YAPS) in Cairns. Bring your dog, bring the kids, or just bring yourself. Fun Run/Walk, 5km or 10km. Run along the footpaths in Edmonton. contact: Lorraine Lawson. email: info@dynamicrunning.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 18 Mar SYDNEY TRAIL SERIES - MANLY DAM (NSW)
A scenic start finish area on the shores of the dam, plus a mix of technical single trails, waterfalls, fire trails, and lovey dam views. A friendly atmosphere is perfect for beginners through to advanced runners. The 20km course offers some very nice harbour views! Cool down with a dip in the dam after your run! contact: Laura Impey. email: laura@borntorun.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat-Sun 24-25 Mar MURRAY BRIDGE SUFFERFEST TRIATHLON FESTIVAL (SA)
Sufferfest comes in Murray Bridge South Australia. Murray Bridge Carnivale will be a great weekend including Colour Run, Free Outdoor Movies, Food Truck Festival, Triathlon Festival and live music. . saturday 24th march 2018 KidsFest - 75m Swim/3km Cycle/1km Run EnticerFest - 150m Swim/9km Cycle/2km Run colour run food truck festival free outdoor movie LIVE MUSIC sunday 25th march 2018 Half Iron Distance - 1.9km Swim/90km Cycle/21.1km Run OlyFest - 1.5km Swim/36km Cycle/10.5km run SprintFest - 500m Swim/18km Cycle/5.25km Run food truck festival live music (sunday sessions) contact: Event People. email: info@eventpeople.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 25 Mar GREAT VOLCANIC MOUNTAIN CHALLENGE (NSW)
The Great Volcanic is a 'fun run' style event where you can run or walk to the top of Mount Canobolas, near Orange. There is only one course of 11km, with a two wave start, the first at 9:00am and the second at 9:10am. While the course is naturally mostly uphill only a couple of sections are steep. From the start near Towac Pinnacle Picnic Grounds (off Pinnacle Rd) you first visit Mt Towac (that's a steep section but the views make it worth the effort) and then to Young Man Canobolas before the final climb to Mt Canobolas (also steep). The overall climb is 520m. email: admin@greatvolcanic.org. Visit the website for more details.
 
 
Apr 2018
Fri-Sat 6-7 Apr KATHMANDU NEVEREST CHALLENGE (VIC)
The Kathmandu Neverest Challenge is on again! This vertical test of endurance requires a solo participant or a team to ascend and descend the same track until they complete the equivalent of the height of Everest (9000 m) above sea level. The event is a charity event to raise funds for the Australian Himalayan Foundation. contact: Kerryn Plummer. email: kerryn@ahf.org.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 7 Apr GLOW IN THE DARK FUN RUN/WALK (QLD)
Dress up and glow in the dark with the other fun runners/walkers. contact: Lorraine Lawson. email: info@dynamicrunning.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 7 Apr JABULANI CHALLENGE (NSW)
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. With a 45km, 22km and 12km course available there's a distance to suit you!  contact: Maximum Adventure. email: info@maxadventure.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 8 Apr GEELONG HALF MARATHON APRIL 8, 2018 (VIC)
30th Geelong Half Marathon Sunday April 8, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. and 7 km run at 8:30 a.m. The Geelong Half-Marathon is a run for runners run by runners. The course along the banks of the Barwon River in Geelong is scenic and away from road traffic. This run always takes place on the first Sunday after Easter (Sunday April 8, 2018). The start is 8:00 am on the day and is easily found under the Moorabool Street Bridge in Geelong with plenty of nearby parking. There is over $3500 in prizes, additional spot prizes and medals for Half Marathon finishers. 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 7, 2018 (at MIDDAY). Adult entry is $65, Australian Health Card holders and under 18, $45. An additional feature is a 7 km run starting at 8:30am. Entry fee for this run is $30 for adults and Australian Health Card holders and under 18, $25. 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. The Geelong Cross Country conducts this run with volunteers and a minimum of professional help so our donations to charity are maximised. This year we hope to raise $10,000 for the Andrew Love Cancer Centre and to make a further donation of around $1000 to Relay For Life. Enquiries: Ken Walker phone 0421936794 or www.gccc.asn.au or e-mail walkerken7@gmail.com  contact: Ken Walker. email: walkerken7@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 8 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. Early Bird entries end on 2 April. Late Fees apply from 1 April. Registrations close 6 April 2018. contact: Lorraine Lawson. email: info@dynamicrunning.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 8 Apr MOUNT BULLER SKYRUN (VIC)
Join us and experience some of the most spectacular alpine trail running within close proximity of Melbourne. This superb run is one of Victoria's classic alpine runs, 3 distances - 45/36/22 km covering superb scenery taking in the beautiful Delatite River, the historic Klingsporn Track, majestic Mt Buller, Mt Stirling and the historic Craig's Hut. Take in views across to some of Victoria's great alpine scenery, the Crosscut saw, Mt Speculation, Mt Buggery, Hells Window and Mt Magdala. Set in the heart of Victoria's high country the Mount Buller Skyrun is one of the most amazing high altitude runs that Australia has to offer. The Mount Buller Skyrun offers three unique runs: 22 km introductory trail run from Mount Buller to Mount Stirling and back. 36 km mid distance course from Mount Buller to Mount Stirling and then a quad busting descent to the Delatite River before a gut wrenching 1200 m climb to the summit of Mount Buller. 45 km ultra course which takes in Mount Stirling, Craigs Hut, great views over the Crosscut Saw and the Bluff, a scenic jog along the banks of the Delatite River and a final crushing climb to the summit of Mount Buller itself before an exhilarating 2 km descent to the finish line. All up an exhilarating day trip from Melbourne. contact: Paul Ashton. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 


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