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Aug 2018
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.
 
 
Apr 2019
Fri-Sat 26-27 Apr KATHMANDU NEVEREST CHALLENGE
Neverest is a uniquely challenging, uniquely accessible test of endurance. Register as a team or do it solo � your mission is to run or hike laps of a hill until your total vertical ascent is over 8,848m, the height of Mt Everest above sea-level. You may participate as a solo starting on the Friday at 6 pm and finishing on Saturday or as part of a team covering the distance together or in relay, starting on the Saturday morning. The event is a fundraiser for the Australian Himalayan Foundation and funds raised will go towards helping remote communities in the Himalaya with education, health and wildlife conservation. contact: Kerryn Plummer. email: kerryn@australianhimalayanfoundation.org.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 28 Apr 7 CAIRNS MARATHON AND COMMUNITY RUN FESTIVAL (QLD)
Come and be a part of the inaugural 7 Cairns Marathon and Community Run Festival a unique event based in the heart of Tropical North Queensland. Scheduled for April 28, 2019, event distances include the Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km, 5km and the 2km. With the course in close proximity to World Heritage listed natural playground's, the Great Barrier Reef and Wet Tropics Rainforest. Don't miss your opportunity to experience all this region has to offer whilst challenging yourself along this beautiful course.  contact: Samuel Wilson. email: sam@atlasmultisports.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 28 Apr ANZAC DAY CHALLENGE 2019
The Anzac Day Challenge supports Soldier On as they continue to provide real support the Servicement and Women who have served Australia. Join us in a run with the spirit of ANZAC day in our hearts and minds. Distances from 11km to Marathon. contact: Sean Greenhill. email: info@mountainsports.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
May 2019
Sat 4 May CONVICT 100
The Convict 100 is an ‘institution’ in Australia mountain biking! As one of the first marathon events established in Australia, it consistently inspires all entrants to push their personal boundaries. The 2019 event will be the 15th installment of the “Century of Dirt” and with 100km, 68km & 44km courses available there is a distance to suit riders of all skill & fitness levels. Hosted from the sleepy township of St. Albans only 2 hours North of Sydney, the course follows the historic Convict Trail through the heart of the Hawkesbury Valley, taking in some of the best scenery the area has to offer. The mix of fast fire trail, technical rock gardens, rocky descents and spectacular ridgeline views is unmatched by any other MTB event. It is rugged, remote and one epic adventure on a bike! The race starts and finishes in the historic township of St. Albans where a community (and the third oldest pub in Australia) welcomes all competitors with open arms. Riders can choose between the full “Century of Dirt” 100km, the “Convict Half” 68km or a 44km introductory ride for beginners and juniors. This is one mountain bike weekend you do not want to miss! contact: (02) 9676 6061. email: info@maxadventure.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Wed-Thu 15-16 May GLOW WORM TUNNEL TRAIL MARATHON 2019
The Glow Worm Tunnel Trail Marathon Weekend from Saturday, 15 June to Sunday, 16 June 2019 features a half marathon, the 6km Ted English Bolt, 900m Mystery Mountain Dash on the Saturday and a half & full marathon on the Sunday. The full marathon is a superb running experience and one of the toughest trail marathons in Australia. The half marathon is one of the most amazing half experiences in Australia - taking runners through the spectacular Glow Worm Tunnel. contact: Sean Greenhill. email: info@mountainsports.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Jun 2019
Sat 1 Jun MAXIMUM ADVENTURE RACE - ROYAL NATIONAL PARK
Short, fast and fun, and suitable for anyone and everyone with a real sense of and 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. So, if you are new to the sport of adventure racing and are looking for an exciting challenge that lives up to your love of outdoors and action packed adventure, then the Maximum Adventure Race Series is a great way to experience what this exhilarating, growing sport is all about. contact: Maximum Adventure. email: info@maxadventure.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 2 Jun MCDONALD'S BRISBANE MARATHON FESTIVAL (QLD)
Join us for Queensland's capital city marathon in Australia in 2019. 2019 will mark 28 years of the McDonald�s Brisbane Marathon Festival, continuing the legacy of Robert de Castella's famed 1982 Commonwealth Games triumph. A new and improved course promises to deliver the best marathon event the river city has had to date. Test your endurance or simply celebrate your fitness with the Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km, 5km and the 2km event distances all available.  contact: Samuel Wilson. email: sam@atlasmultisports.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 2 Jun RUN2CURE NEUROBLASTOMA 2019
Enjoy one of the most scenic runs in Australia and support vital research into a cure for the childhood cancer, neuroblastoma. Register for the timed 3k and 5k races or better yet, challenge yourself to complete the 10k. Medals will be awarded for all competitors who cross the finish line. Fancy a day out with the family? We also have the 1k Little Heroes for families with a child 5 and under (older siblings welcome), a 1k Junior Dash (6 to 10 year olds), live entertainment and a host of family activities throughout the morning including sports, face painting, jumping castles, rock climbing and pony rides. Why run? Because all children deserve the chance to grow up. We need to get better treatments for this children�s cancer, as currently only half of the children diagnosed with neuroblastoma survive. Run2cure is your chance to make a real difference by raising vital funds for research into this aggressive childhood cancer.  contact: Lucy Jones. email: info@run2cure.org.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 2 Jun THE 45TH ANNUAL GREAT NOSH FOOTRACE
The 45th annual Great Nosh Footrace is on Sunday, 2 June 2019; this trail run goes through some of Sydney's most spectacular bushland, mostly on bush tracks and fire trails with some steep sections. The course covers some beautiful trails along Middle Harbour. The terrain is rough in places so you need to watch where you place your feet; This is a natural bush track, not pavement, so there will be tree branches and roots! Proceeds from the event go to Bennelong Northside Orienteers and the Orienteering Association of NSW to assist in running orienteering events throughout NSW. Distances/Events 16km 22km - new for 2019 contact: 0418270476. email: info@boldhorizons.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 16 Jun KOWEN TRAIL RUN (ACT)
Kowen Trail Run has a 12km walk/run, half marathon or marathon options for participants. Runners are taken through native forest trails and fire trails in Kowen Forest. Not-for-profit event with all proeeds going to the local Wambion Rural Fire Brigade. Come along for a fun event with hot vegie soup or steak/sausage sandwich to enjoy once you finish. contact: Pam Muston. email: kowentrailrun@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 22 Jun WESTERN SYDNEY PARKLANDS TRAIL RUN
This is a spectacular 4km Family Run, 11km, 19km and 35km trail run in Western Sydney. The course has a combination of bushland single track, fire and farmlands trails all with fantastic views of Sydney CBD and Western Sydney. Plus there's even a 1.6km Kids Dash for the young ones. contact: Maximum Adventure. email: info@maxadventure.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
 
Jul 2019
Sat 13 Jul RAFFERTYS COASTAL RUN
If trail running is your passion and you are looking for a family friendly 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 Raffertys Coastal Run. The event is hosted from the magnificent Raffertys Resort on the shores of beautiful Lake Macquarie. Nestled amongst beaches and bush on the quiet bay of Cams Wharf, the self catering resort offers visitors an opportunity to experience 38 acres of pure relaxation and rejuvenation – just 90 minutes north of Sydney. It provides the perfect backdrop to a weekend of running and activities for the whole family. On offer are three course distances – 12km, 22km and 36km to accommodate runners/walkers of all abilities. Starting and finishing at Raffertys Resort, the trail snakes through the Wallarah National Park taking in the sites of beautiful Lake Macquarie and the stunning coastline of historic Catherine Hill Bay and the Munmorah State Conservation Area. The terrain is varied – bushland single track, fire trail, coastal tracks, rock platforms and beach running all feature to challenge and excite the most discerning of trail runners. contact: +61(0) 2 9676 6061. email: info@maxadventure.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
 
Aug 2019
Sun 4 Aug 7 SUNSHINE COAST MARATHON AND COMMUNITY RUNNING FESTIVAL (QLD)
Located on the stunning Sunshine Coast, an hour�s drive north of Brisbane this not-for-profit event is timed to make the most of the ideal Queensland winter running conditions. On August 4, 2019, one Australia�s most revered running festivals will return to the stunning coastline of Alexandra Headlands. Event distances include the Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km, 5km and the 2km. Since its inception the 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon has raised over $1.5 million for charity and community groups and aims to considerably add to that total in 2019.  contact: Samuel Wilson. email: sam@atlasmultisports.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 31 Aug THE THUNDERBOLT CLASSIC TRAIL RUN 2019
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 it�s 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. The Thunderbolt Trail Race will start and finish within the grounds of Salisbury Lodges. Parking will be available on race day within the grounds of Salisbury Lodges. For those wishing to make a weekend out of the event, we have camping packages available at Salisbury Lodges. The Thunderbolt Trail race offers the following distances: 2kms - Kids Race 16kms � Thunderbolt Dash ​33kms � Thunderbolt Corker contact: Sean Greenhill. email: info@mountainsports.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Sep 2019
Sat 7 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. Set amid one of Australia’s oldest and wildest coastal terrains, in fact it is the world’s second oldest national park (after Yellowstone in the U.S), the Coastal Classic is a trail run along the Coast Track from Otford to Bundeena. With 29km of trails, beaches, sand and rainforest – this race has a little bit of everything with great views to top it off! While the Royal National Park has long been used by runners, thanks to its beautiful scenery and easy access from Sydney’s Southern Suburbs, there hasn’t been a long trail race in the Park in recent years (apart from along Lady Carrington Drive). contact: April Gillies. email: info@maxadventure.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat-Sun 7-8 Sep KOWEN MOONLIGHTER (KOWEN TRAIL RUN SERIES) (ACT)
Kowen Moonlighter event lets runners experience trail running at night. With 7 different events to choose from there is something for everyone from beginner trail runners to experienced ultra runners. The events utilise a 7.55km loop with short events Saturday evening (single 7.55km, double 15.10km or triple 22.65km loops) or for the more serious runners a 6 or 12 hour ultra run with either solo or relay teams going overnight. Not-for-profit will all proceeds going to the local Wamboin Rural Fire Brigade. contact: Pam Muston. email: kowentrailrun@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 8 Sep MORUYA TOWN TO SURF FUN RUN
The 8km undulating course is challenging for serious runners, but well within the capabilities of the casual jogger/walker who just want to participate in a fun event with family and friends. Starting in Riverside Park, Moruya, the scenic course follows the bike path along South Heads Road, finishing at the Moruya Surf Club. contact: Karyn Starmer. email: funrun@moruyasurf.org.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Wed 25 Sep BYRON2BRUNS BEACH RUN
The Byron2Bruns Beach Run is series of two individual Fun Runs (5km + 10km) that take place on the iconic stretch of sand between Belongil Creek (just north of Byron Bay) and the Brunswick Surf Life Saving Club in Brunswick Heads, NSW. contact: DAMIAN HOPKINS. email: info@byron2brunsbeachrun.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 28 Sep MAXIMUM ADVENTURE RACE - BLUE MOUNTAINS
Short, fast and fun, and suitable for anyone and everyone with a real sense of and 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. So, if you are new to the sport of adventure racing and are looking for an exciting challenge that lives up to your love of outdoors and action packed adventure, then the Maximum Adventure Race Series is a great way to experience what this exhilarating, growing sport is all about. contact: Maximum Adventure. email: info@maxadventure.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat-Sun 28-29 Sep HOUNSLOW CLASSIC 2019
The Hounslow Classic is a 68km Ultra SkyMarathon and 21km SkyRace in the Blue Mountains of NSW from Saturday, 28 September to Sunday, 29 September 2019. The event is sanctioned by the International SkyRunning Federation. Registration opens at 9am, May 1st, 2019 for Foundation Members, and at 9am, May 8th for open registration. Starting in the picturesque township of Blackheath, one of the highest villages in the Blue Mountains - the Hounslow Classic Ultra takes runners of a tour of the Grose Valley past environmental icons such as Blue Gum Forest, Pulpit Rock, Junction Rock and Lockley Pylon. Not to mention the amazing Grand Canyon. This race is held on virgin territory when it comes to events and is awe inspiring in its scenery as it brings you into some pockets of the world which both amateur and professional photographers travel across the continent to capture. contact: Sean Greenhill. email: info@mountainsports.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Oct 2019
Sat-Sun 12-13 Oct HUME & HOVELL ULTRA
100 mile, 100 km, 50 km & 22 km run on a section of the Hume & Hovell Walking Track, 9 kms south of Tumbarumba on the Tooma Road at the foot of the Snowy Mountains. The 100 km has been selected as the AURA Australian Long Trail Championships for 2019 as part of the event. The H&H also has ITRA points.Beautiful scenery, single tracks, fire trails, waterfalls, dams and amazing wild life.  contact: Peter FitzPatrick. email: peterfitz47@bigpond.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Nov 2019
Sun 3 Nov THREE BRIDGES RUN
The Three Bridges Run returns for a second year on Sunday, 3 November 2019; this spectacular run goes along Parramatta River, and is just 30 minutes west of the Sydney CBD. The 8km, 21km or 28km course takes in the sites of George Kendall Riverside Park, Meadowbank Park, Rhodes Point, and Newington Nature Reserve using the Parramatta Valley shared use path. With stunning river views showcasing the 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 16 Nov 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. Bouddi Coastal Run is a 14km and 21km trail run only 1.5 hours North of Sydney CBD. The event is held within Bouddi National Park, a stunning coastal reserve on the NSW Central Coast. The scenery is spectacular with pristine beaches, rainforest and a marine park. With a great combination of smooth trails, sand running, rocky terrain, cliff top trails and hills, what more could you ask for. The course takes in the sites of Putty Beach, Gerrin Point, Maitland Bay, Bouddi and Bombi Point. With cliff top views of the unique Marine Park 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 23-24 Nov ADVENTURETHON CLARENCE VALLEY STAGE EVENT
For some time we have wanted to put on an event with every leg being a stunner in its� own right, with no need to compromise on quality. We often found that there were people who would love to do 1 discipline but not all of them and that finding teammates was kind of a hard process if they weren�t already part of the multisport circles. Hence the evolution of the Adventurethon Demolish Format onto the scene. Demolish is essentially an Adventurethon event which has been pulled apart to create 3 stand alone individual races, with times that can be tallied together in a stage race format at the end to find an overall champion. However, it can also can be raced as a team, in pairs, or simply just attempt your favourite leg. The Clarence Valley event will feature an amazing tour of the area taking in some challenging but fun mountain biking, adventure running and paddling over 2 days. Bring your family and mates and settle in for some great camping and entertainment with seriously easy logistics and a warm, country atmosphere at the heart of the weekend. For the most up-to-date information regarding event regularly check out our website: https://adventurethon.com.au/event/clarence-valley-nsw/ contact: Adventure Australia 0447496489. email: admin@adventurethon.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 


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