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Aug 2018
Fri-Sun 17-19 Aug THE 7 SUNSHINE COAST MARATHON (QLD)
A member of the Association of International Marathons & Road Races (AIMS), the 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon and Community Running Festival is one of the most-loved running festivals in Australia. Since its inception the 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon has raised over $1.3 million for charity and community groups. Located on the stunning Sunshine Coast, Queensland an hour's drive north of Brisbane 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 10.5kms) 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-Mon 19-19 Aug SAN RUNFORLIFE
RunforLife is a 5km or 10km fun run that commences and finishes at the Sydney Adventist Hospital in Wahroonga. contact: Kylie Mildren. email: kylie@mildrenevents.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 26 Aug LAKE MACQUARIE RUNNING FESTIVAL
Long standing regional event catering for all. With an IAAF accredited Half Marathon (21.1km)course, a 10.5km Fun Run and 4km Kids Scamper. The course is relatively flat and follows the shores of the beautiful Lake Macquarie. The start finish line is in Warners Bay approximately 1.5 hours from Sydney and 45 mins from the Central Coast. A great atmosphere and professionally managed event. All participants receive a finishers medallion. Early Bird registrations are eligible for a free race t-shirt. We look forward to seeing you at this years event. Please phone 0410 474 488 for more information or visit our website. #Happy Running contact: Kate Griffith. email: enquiries@lakemacrunning.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 26 Aug SHEPPARTON RUNNING FESTIVAL (VIC)
We have events suitable for all ages and abilities. Our certified accurate course is known for being flat and fast, ideal for those looking for a PB, stepping up a distance or a beginner runner. Events on offer are the marathon, half marathon, 10km, 5km and 2km kids run. We also are offering a teams event for the marathon (consisting of 3 people per team) where each runner will complete 14km each. See you in Shepp! email: info@sheppartonrunningfestival.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 26 Aug NORTH RYDE FUN RUN
This is a charity Fun Run with proceeds going to research and practical programs for youth mental health. There is a 2km walk and a 5km run. Plus a pram push for those who just want a 400 metre stroll with kids in a pram. Registration opens at 9:00 pm. 2km walk assembles 9:45 am. Pram push at 10:15 am and 5km assembles at 10:30 am. The Fun Run is at the Macquarie University Sport Fields with entry at the corner of Culloden and Talavera Rds North Ryde. The event is run by the Rotary Club of North Ryde. Adults,$25 Students/Children $15 Pram Push $10 contact: Victoria Crawford. email: northryderotary@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
 
Sep 2018
Sat 1 Sep COASTAL CLASSIC
The Coastal Classic is a 30km trail run along one of the most stunning tracks in Australia, it has everything to offer from rocky terrain, sand running and beaches, to cliff-tops, bushland, rainforest and steep hill inclines. The scenery is spectacular with breathtaking coastal views on the beach and from the cliff tops. You literally feel like you are a million miles from anywhere even when you are only 45 minutes from the heart of Sydney!  contact: Maximum Adventure. email: info@maxadventure.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat-Sun 1-2 Sep KOWEN MOONLIGHTER
Held in the rural hamlet of Wamboin, just 20 km east of Canberra, the Kowen Moonlighter offers a choice of five races on a 7.5 km loop comprising 2.6 km of bitumen, 1.4 km of dirt road and 3.5 km of single track in native forest. The 12 hour solo ultra-marathon where individuals will run a 7.5 km loop from 6:00 pm Saturday until 6:00 am Sunday. The 12 hour relay ultra-marathon where teams of two to four runners tackle the entire 12 hours. Plus three shorter distance races - a single loop of 7.5 km - two loops of 15 km - three loops of 22.5 km. Entries open on 22 July.  contact: admin@kowen-trail-run.com. email: admin@kowen-trail-run.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat 1 Sep KOWEN MOONLIGHTER
Held at 6:00 pm from Wamboin Community Hall, 112 Bingley Way, Wamboin, the Kowen Moonlighter is a night race and ultra marathon. Events offered include the single loop (7.55 km), the double loop (15.1 km), the triple loop (22.65) a solo 12 hour ultra marathon and a 12 hour relay marathon for teams. All events are run on a 7.55 km loop comprising 2.64 km of bitumen, 1.19 km of dirt road and 3.65 km of single track in native forest. contact: Peter Komidar. email: pskomidar@bigpond.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 2 Sep REVESBY WORKERS CLUB FATHERS DAY CHARITY FUN RUN
Fast, flat course on sealed paths. Starts and finishes in Marco Reserve, Homelea Avenue, Panania in Sydney. Organised by Illawong Revesby Workers Athletics Club. contact: Ian. email: rwc.fun.run@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Mon 3 Sep REVESBY WORKERS' CLUB CHARITY FUN RUN
This charity fun run, organised by Illawong Revesby Workers Athletics, will prove popular for regular runners and others happy to have a go and contribute to charity. This run will start at Marco Reserve, Panania, and take the runners, and walkers, around the adjacent Kelso sports areas. Two distances are available, a 3km and an 8km run. Prizes will be awarded in junior categories for the 3km run (up to 13, and 14-17) and in the 8km race there are prizes for up to 34 years, and 35 years plus. Contact: Scott Wastell 0407 060 764 contact: Graham Kearns. email: rwc.fun.run@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 9 Sep SRI CHINMOY SYDNEY 2018 SERIES RACE 6 - MIRAMBEENA 16 KM, 8 KM & 2 MILE RUNS.
The Sri Chinmoy Sydney Series for 2018 continues with one of the most beautiful courses you will find anywhere: the secluded haven of Mirambeena Regional Reserve in Georges Hall, with options of 16km, 8km and 2 miles (3.2km). This challenging and satisfying course wends its way through natural bushland adjoining Prospect Creek and the Georges River, with a few decent hills for good measure. We hope you enjoy your morning. Park off Beatty Parade, which is off Henry Lawson Drive, at the southern end of Mirambeena Regional Reserve. On-the-day registration opens at 6.45 am and closes at 7.55 am, with races starting from 8 am. contact: Prachar Stegemann. email: sydney@srichinmoyraces.org. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 9 Sep BEACHSIDE DASH
The Beachside Dash presented by St.George Bank is back on Sunday 9th September 2018. 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 footpath from Dolls Point to Kyeemagh, near Brighton-Le-Sands, Sydney. An entirely flat race, making it ideal for setting that personal best time. Register in advance to avoid disappointment. All funds raised at the at the Beachside Dash support medical research at St George and Sutherland Hospitals.  contact: St George & Sutherland Medical Research Foundation (SSMRF). email: event@ssmrf.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 9 Sep BEACHSIDE DASH 2018
Beachside Dash is the annual ST George & Sutherland Medical Research Foundation fun run at Peter Depena Reserve, Dolls Point. It offers a 2km, 5km and 10km fun run. contact: Lisa Whitehouse. email: event@ssmrf.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 16 Sep SYDNEY RUNNING FESTIVAL
Described as one of the most scenic and spectacular courses in Australia, the Blackmores Sydney Running Festival attracts around 35,000 participants annually. The popularity of the Marathon has attracted both international and local elite athletes and as a result the Sydney Marathon has achieved a Gold Label rating. In addition to the Marathon, the Sydney Running Festival also offers a Half Marathon, 10km Bridge Run (AIMS certified distance), and a 3.5km Family Fun Run. With all four events crossing the Sydney Harbour Bridge, it is by far the only time to uniquely explore the extraordinary scenic views of Sydney. Runners of all skill levels, as well as walkers and joggers of all ages will be able to experience a challenge or a fun day out with family and friends. contact: 02 92820400. email: info@sydneyrunningfestival.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat 22 Sep MAXIMUM ADVENTURE RACE SERIES - BLUE MOUNTAINS
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.
 
 
Oct 2018
Sun 7 Oct HARRIETVILLE HALF MARATHON (VIC)
The Harrietville Half is a half marathon running event in the Alpine Region of Victoria. Starting at Bright following a spectacularly scenic course to the iconic Mountain Village of Harrietville. The event also incorporates a 10k, 5k, 2k Fun run/walk contact: Robyn Downey. email: robyn.downey1@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 21 Oct SRI CHINMOY MARA-FUN RELAYS: SOLO AND RELAY MARATHON, CENTENNIAL PARK, SYDNEY
Yes, a marathon can be fun! The inaugural Sri Chinmoy Mara-Fun Relays in Centennial Park, Sydney will be staged on Sunday 21 October in 2018. Runners cover the full 42.2km marathon distance solo – or in relay teams of 4. Enjoy the thrill of completing the marathon with family, friends or colleagues. Both the Solo Marathon and Relay Mara-Fun will commence at 7am, with Registration (number and baton collection) from 6am to 6.45am alongside the McKay Sportsground, near the Robertson Rd Gates. Free parking is available anywhere along Grand Drive, within Centennial Park. contact: Prachar Stegemann. email: sydney@srichinmoyraces.org. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 27 Oct BOUDDI COASTAL RUN
If trail running is your passion and you are looking for an event offering trails with beautiful coastal views and a variety of terrain, you've come to the right place. You will find all this plus more at Bouddi Coastal Run! Bouddi Coastal Run is a 14km and 21km trail run through the spectacular Bouddi National Park, only 1.5 hours North of Sydney CBD. The course takes in the sites of Putty Beach, Gerrin Point, Maitland Bay, Bouddi and Bombay Point. With cliff top views of the unique Marine Extension and natural beauty of this area, it's one not to be missed.  contact: Maximum Adventure. email: info@maxadventure.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat-Sun 27-28 Oct RAGNAR TRAIL GLENWORTH VALLEY - SYD
Ragnar Trail, is a one-of-a-kind overnight relay race for teams of eight friends (or four ultra-running friends). Teammates alternate running three uniquely beautiful trail loops until each person has completed the three trails which total approximately 24 kilometers. When you're not soaking up Mother Nature on the trails, you'll be camping overnight at Ragnar Village where you can expect food, s'mores, bonfires, entertainment and a nonstop festival atmosphere. The goal of Ragnar is to conquer something hard while playing even harder. So gather seven up-for-anything friends and pack your running shoes, tent, twinkle lights and maybe even a tutu and find your inner WILD at the Ragnar Trail Glenworth Valley-SYD. Located at the Glenworth Valley Outdoor Adventure facility, a one hour drive north of Sydney CBD, Ragnarians will find a gorgeous 3000+ acre wilderness property. This venue features wooded trails perfect for running and plush grass great for camping as teams experience the magic of Ragnar Village. Teams run relay-style on "green", "yellow", and "red" loops as they meander through the forest past rivers, streams and ponds. At night as the sun sets, the celebration comes alive under a bed of stars where you will enjoy campfires, s'mores, movies and a party atmosphere. contact: Trent Taylor. email: trent.taylor@runragnar.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat-Sun 27-28 Oct NED KELLY CHASE - 100/50/M/HM/10 (VIC)
There's a smorgasbord of events on offer ranging from the 100km solo run to the 50km, marathon, half marathon and 10km runs. Perhaps you can choose the 100km or 50km bicycle chase where entrants are given arrest warrants to chase down the runners on course. And those a bit special can also -choose your own adventure- and tackle the course in some less than conventional format! contact: Justin and Sharon Scholz. email: sharon@wffa.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
 
Nov 2018
Sun 11 Nov MOUNT PANORAMA PUNISH
Mount Panorama Punish is -one hot lap- of the iconic motor racing circuit with a difference. It's your legs that will provide the horsepower and your lungs that will burn. With 174m of elevation gain over the 6.2km track, Mount Panorama Punish is a running race with no peer. Restablished in its current format in 2017 with over 500 participants, we anticipate that the 2018 event will be even bigger and better! Strictly limited to 1000 entrants we expect to fill that fast! contact: Jennifer. email: info@panoramapunish.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 11 Nov BARE CREEK TRAIL RUN
Bare Creek Trail offers a 2km, 5km, 10km and 15km trail run in Garigal National Park, St Ives. contact: Kylie Mildren. email: kylie@mildrenevents.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 18 Nov THE 21ST SRI CHINMOY TRIPLE-TRIATHLON (ACT)
An epic event in the Nation's capital. 3 mountain running legs, 3 mountain bike legs and 3 swim legs in 3 lakes. A 150 km journey exploring the length and breadth of Canberra. Participate solo or in a relay team of 3 or up to 9 members. An unforgettable day out. contact: Prachar Stegemann. email: canberra@srichinmoyraces.org. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 18 Nov DINNER PLAIN MILE HIGH TRAIL RUN (VIC)
The Dinner Plain Mile High Trail Run is set in the picturesque alpine village of Dinner Plain, at 1569 m. The 5 courses(1/5/10/21/32km)offer a great run for entry level runners to the more experienced trail runner, offering opportunities for mum, dad and the kids to get out and experience this pristine alpine environment. Short course distance of 1/5km and 10km are great for the kids and those just wanting to stretch their legs following scenic walking trails. For the more experienced, the 21/32 km courses take in more challenging and historic runs through the Alpine National Park. Soak up the pristine alpine environment and challenge yourself to run at an altitude above 1600 metres (one mile) and join the Dinner Plain Mile High club. �The alps offer a different environment for runners, not only is the air thinner at a mile high but the water is fresher and temperatures cooler. �Runners will certainly have to work a bit harder to join the mile high club�. Fun running for all the family  contact: Paul Ashton. email: runningwild56@bigpond.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 24 Nov URBANMAX SYDNEY
Australia's largest urban adventure! The UrbanMAX is part adventure race, part scavenger hunt and part amazing race, taking teams of two through the heart of Sydney. This event is for all skill and fitness levels, with a number of the activities needing more brainpower than muscle.  contact: Maximum Adventure. email: info@maxadventure.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat-Sun 24-25 Nov ALPINE CHALLENGE (VIC)
The Alpine Challenge is without doubt the toughest, most challenging, most spectacular and rewarding all mountain trail run in Australia � if not the southern hemisphere over four distances. Imagine completing 4 marathons in 42 hours; that is the challenge you could face if you decide to enter the Alpine Challenge 100mile event. The 12th Falls Creek Alpine Challenge Ultra Marathon, covers four distances 160/100/60/36km. With over 7,600 meters of climb and descent, this event is the classic 100 mile alpine trail run in Australia; testing runners to the limit. It also offers one of the country�s most scenic and challenging 100 km runs covering over 4,000m of ascent and descent. Our "mid easy" run option,60km covers 2,000m of ascent and descent and our "easy" run is a mere 36km including 1,300m of ascent - a great intro to long distance alpine running. All the four distances offer participants the opportunity to compete as: a solo runner, a team completing the entire course together or a relay team with runners completing individual legs either on their own or with other team members � this is the real fun event! Set in the spectacular Alpine National Park in North Eastern Victoria the event takes in some of the best, hardest and most exposed high country in Australia including Mt Feathertop, Mt Hotham, Mt McKay, Spion Kopje, Mt Nelse and Victoria�s highest mountain, Mt Bogong.  contact: Paul Ashton. email: runningwild56@bigpond.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Dec 2018
Sun 9 Dec GC50 RUN FESTIVAL (QLD)
The GC50 Run Festival on Sunday, 9 December 2018 has 50km, 30km, 15km and 5km races and a 2x25km relay in Broadbeach, Queensland. The 50km is from Kurrawa to Coolangatta and back; the 30km from Kurrawa to Currumbin and back; the 15km from Kurrawa to Burleigh and back; and the 5 km along Hedges Avenue to Seaside Avenue and return. The run course is on either footpath or roadway, not on the beach. This is one of a handful of officially accredited AIMS-IAAF certified 50 km road races in Australia. The 50 km race carries an IAU label which mean that performances are included in the world rankings. contact: Adam Goodger. email: adam@sport3.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 16 Dec SRI CHINMOY SYDNEY 2018 SERIES RACE 7 - IRON COVE 14 KM, 7 KM & 4 KM RUNS.
The Sri Chinmoy Sydney Series' Christmas Run and Finale for 2018. 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.
 
 
Feb 2019
Mon 25 Feb WANGARATTA MARATHON AND FUN RUN/WALKS M/HM/10/5/2 (VIC)
The Wangaratta Marathon and Fun Runs is bought to you by Justin and Sharon Scholz of Wangaratta Fitness Fun Addicts. The event motto says it all - "More people moving more often". Entry prices for this event are much less than their counterparts and we take pride in that. We arent looking for big profits, but we are unashamedly looking to draw people to Wangaratta to enjoy the beautiful path networks and environmental surrounds of our thriving rural city. We secretly hope that we can encourage people to engage more in physical happiness and become more active than they were before joining our event. We measure success on entry numbers, total distance covered by entrants and return entries in future years. Please join us this year and please continue to move more often, enjoying this event on the fourth Sunday in February for many years to come! contact: Justin and Sharon Scholz. email: sharon@wangarattamarathon.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
 
Mar 2019
Sat-Sun 2-3 Mar BAW BAW TRAIL FEST (VIC)
The Mount Baw Baw Trail Fest is set in the picturesque alpine village of Mount Baw Baw in the Victorian Alps and offers great Alpine running over 2 days. The courses offered provide a range of run distances (1/4/7/15/21/36/44km) for entry level runners right up to the more experienced trail runner, offering opportunities for mum, dad and the kids to get out and get a feel for this pristine alpine environment. Short course distances of 1/4/7 km on the Sunday are great for the kids and those just wanting to stretch their legs along scenic walking trails. For the more experienced, the 15 km, 21 km, 36 km and 44 km courses take in more challenging and historic runs through the Baw Baw National Park to Mt St Gwinear and Mushroom Rocks. Soak up the pristine alpine environment and challenge yourself to run at an altitude above 1,500 metres. Fun running for all the family.  contact: Paul Ashton. email: runningwild56@bigpond.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 16 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. Razorback Ridge/High Plains Run. 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 64 km of pure Alpine pleasure and pain with stunning scenery. Possibly the most stunning and spectacular run of its kind in Victoria - a must for the hardened runner. Razorback Circuit�40 km, a great run up Bungalow Spur, to the summit of Mt Feathertop, Victoria�s second highest mountain and Australia�s only true alpine peak then across the Razorback and down Bon Accord Spur. This is a delightful day out up to the summit of Mt Feathertop and back along the Razorback. Razorback Ridge � just for those wanting to get a feel of real trail running in the Alps A 22km out and back run across the Razorback to Mt Feathertop from Diamantina Hut, one of the most amazing high altitude runs that Australia has to offer.  contact: Paul Ashton. email: runningwild56@bigpond.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 


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