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Aug 2017
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 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 GLENBROOK MARATHON, 34K AND 25K (NSW)
7.30am, Euroka Clearing. With its fair share of beautiful single and fire trails, the Glenbrook Trail Marathon is a true trail running experience with some challenging climbs, spectacular scenery and some downhills. The event hub is set in Euroka Clearing – a great bush escape and only an hour from Sydney. The course takes runners on a tour of the all the major points of interest in the National Park from Lookouts, Aboriginal Artwork and some rarely seen places!!! Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
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.
 
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.
 
 
Sep 2017
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 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.
 
Sat-Sun 9-10 Sep ATEC SHOW (NSW)
ATEC is Australia's premier event celebrating the endurance lifestyle with thousands of cyclists, runners, swimmers, triathletes and endurance sports enthusiasts. Interact with the latest product innovations from leading brands, learn from industry influencers and inspiring athletes, and take part in the many interactive and entertainment opportunities the show has to offer! contact: Laurien Maerman. email: Laurien.Maerman@informa.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
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.
 
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
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.
 
Sat-Sun 21-22 Oct BUSH CAPITAL BUSH MARATHON FESTIVAL (ACT)
Mt Ainslie and Mt Majura Nature reserves Campbell High School, Canberra SATURDAY 21 October 2017 7.00am 63.3km ultra marathon run; 42.2km bush marathon power walk 8.00am 42.2km bush marathon run; half marathon power walk 9.00am 21.1km bush half marathon run SUNDAY 22 October 2017 8.30am 16km bush run and 16km bush walk 10.30am 10km run and walk 10.40am Under 13 years 2km children’s run 11.00am 5km run & walk  contact: John Harding. email: hackettrunner at hotmail dot com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Fri-Sun 27-29 Oct LONG COURSE WEEKEND: JERVIS BAY (NSW)
A truly unique triathlon event where you choose your level of involvement! We have 4 distance options for each of our swim, bike or run sections. Maybe you only want to do a 500m swim? Maybe a 20km bike ride and a 5km run? Maybe you want to go all the way with our ultimate offer - a 3.8km swim, 180km bike ride and 42.2 km run! This event truly is for everyone, and we even have something for the kids in the pipeline! contact: Shane Smith. email: shane@sport3.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Nov 2017
Sat 4 Nov RUN FOR YOUR LIFELINE (NSW)
Lifeline Canberra's annual event is Run For Your Lifeline. Held since 2014 and for the second year now at the permanent venue Patrick White Lawns at the National Library in Canberra. As usual, the event has a Half marathon, 10k and 5k (walk/run). This year the Canberra Summer Marathon will also be held in conjunction. contact: Brad Allen. email: ba@tripleedge.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Feb 2018
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.
 


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