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Apr 2019
Sun 28 Apr BRIGHT FUN RUN (VIC)
This event is a great morning out for both families and the serious runner alike. Whether you want to support your kids in the 2km or challenge yourself in the half marathon or chase the single track on the trail runs there is an event to suit you. Program includes: - Half Marathon - 10km Run - 5km Run - 2km Run - 5.4 km Trail Run - 8.1 km Trail Run -13.3 km Trail Run contact: Tracy Carey. email: thebrightfunrun@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details. contact: Tracy Carey. email: thebrightfunrun@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
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 (NSW)
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
Wed-Thu 15-16 May GLOW WORM TUNNEL TRAIL MARATHON 2019 (NSW)
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.
 
Sun 26 May 7 ROCKY RIVER RUN (QLD)
The 7 Rocky River Run raises funds to address youth mental health issues and the prevention of youth suicide as well as supporting young families that need to travel to Brisbane for life saving surgery and treatment that is not available in central Queensland. This popular run has a variety of races you can sign up for that cater for different fitness levels with race distances of 21kms, 10kms, 5kms and 2kms. The 7 Rocky River Run has become a great tourist attraction for Rockhampton and is a major contributor to funding local community groups.  contact: CTC. email: info@7rockyriverrun.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 26 May YMCA CANBERRA HALF MARATHON (ACT)
The YMCA Canberra Runners Club (YCRC) is proud to announce their 50th YMCA Canberra Half Marathon will be held on 26 May 2019. Whether your 2019 goals include running your first half, setting a PB or being first across the line, the YMCA Canberra Half Marathon is your ideal race. Held at the end of May you will have plenty of time to train. One way to help achieve your goals is to join the YCRC Half Marathon Training Group, this is a great option for those who are new to the sport or wanting to meet like-minded people. The YMCA Canberra Half Marathon course traces the shore of Lake Burley Griffin in the heart of Canberra with lots of beautiful scenery to keep you company along the way. Most of all, the YMCA Canberra Half Marathon Committee aims to create a community atmosphere that is supportive, friendly and fun. Registration opens 1st January (www.canberra.ymca.org.au) and for some inspiration please watch the 2018 YMCA Canberra Half Marathon Video produced by Overall Photography. https://bit.ly/2QIzq1K contact: YMCA Canberra Runners Club. email: activey@YMCA.org.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Jun 2019
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 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 (NSW)
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
Sun 7 Jul BROOME INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT MARATHON (WA)
42.2km Marathon, 21.1km Half Marathon or 10.5km Matso's Dash contact: Glenn Taylor. email: gt@fitevents.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 13 Jul RAFFERTYS COASTAL RUN (NSW)
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.
 
 
Sep 2019
Sat 7 Sep COASTAL CLASSIC (NSW)
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.
 
Sat-Sun 28-29 Sep HOUNSLOW CLASSIC 2019 (NSW)
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.
 
 
Nov 2019
Sun 3 Nov THREE BRIDGES RUN (NSW)
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 (NSW)
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.
 
Sun 24 Nov STROMLO RUNNING FESTIVAL 2019 (ACT)
https://www.facebook.com/stromlo.runningfestival/ contact: Sean Greenhill. email: info@mountainsports.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Dec 2019
Sun 8 Dec CATHEDRALS CHALLENGE 2019 (VIC)
A visit to the Cathedral Ranges State Park led Race Director, Sean Greenhill on what he considered a fantastic trail running adventure. Subsequently, maps were poured over and soon enough a race course was developed that would provide trail runners with an adventure on the trails they would not forget� contact: Sean Greenhill. email: info@mountainsports.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 


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