|Australian Half Marathon Calendar|
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|Fri-Sun||22-24 Feb||TASSIE TRAIL FEST, DERBY (TAS)
IO MERINO TIME TRIAL 3KM DASH FOR CASH - FRIDAY MARATHON (44KM) - SAT FIND YOUR FEET HALF MARATHON (21KM) - SAT KOOEE SNACKS 6.5KM - SAT BLACK DIAMOND 14KM (NIGHT) - SAT IO MERINO HALF MARATHON (22KM) - SUN KOOEE SNACKS 5KM - SUN 2KM KIDS (FREE) - SAT Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sat||23 Feb||ROLLER COASTER RUN 2019 (VIC)
Established in 2012 by Rohan Day from Big Long Run, and now managed by Mountain Sports The Roller Coaster Run has grown to a sellout crowd in 2015 and beyond. The event starts and finishes at the picturesque SkyHigh Mount Dandenong and runners are treated to a journey through the Dandenong Ranges National Park. The race course is a 21.5km loop and runners taking up the 43km challenge do a second reverse loop before once again finishing at SkyHigh Mount Dandenong. In 2017, Mountain Sports added a 10k option which has been extremely popular. The event combines a social atmosphere, a great challenge, some amazing trails and fantastic scenery with the generosity and inclusion of the trail running community at large. contact: Sean Greenhill. email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|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: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details.
|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: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sat-Mon||9-11 Mar||WARBURTON TRAIL FEST (VIC)
3 amazing days of trail running goodness including: 50km Lumberjack Ultra; 25km Redwoods Rush; 22km Donna Double w/ 1000m vert in first eight kays! 14km Sawmill Grove Run; 9km Little Joe's Terror Night Run (with live band);5km Rapid River Runs (Sat & Sun); 3km Lilo Derby. Off trail seminars, film screening and new mountain photography exhibition 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: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sat||23 Mar||DUNCAN'S RUN 50K, 21K AND 6K (VIC)
Where: Grand Strzelecki Track, Tarra Bulga, Gippsland, VIC. Status: 50km, 21km & 6km trail. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sat||6 Apr||JABULANI CHALLENGE (NSW)
The Jabulani Challenge is a stunning trail run 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. Exploring some of the hidden waterways that Pittwater is famous for its hard to believe you are only 30 minutes from the heart of Sydney. With three distances to choose from the event caters for hardened trail runners to social walkers. The start and finish is at Bobbin Head, making it logistically easy, but more importantly a great spot on the edge of the Pittwater for a family day out. email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details.
|Fri-Sun||12-14 Apr||BUFFALO STAMPEDE (NSW)
The Buffalo Stampede from Friday, 12 April to Sunday, 14 April 2019 is part of the internationally prestigious Skyrunning brand that attracts top athletes to the top of the world, where earth and sky meet. Compete in individual events, or take on the Buffalo Grand Slam: 20km + 42km + 75km over the three days. The Buffalo Stampede is such a special event with spectators coming in from the township to cheers runners on as they climb the surrounding hills and mountains. Nowhere else in trail running does a community embrace the runners! The sound of Cow bells lets you know you are approaching a summit or aid station. contact: Sean Greenhill. email: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Fri-Sun||12-14 Apr||BUFFALO STAMPEDE (VIC)
Bright, Victoria. 75k, 42k, 20k. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sat-Sun||13-14 Apr||THE AUSTRALIAN RUNNING FESTIVAL (INCL CANBERRA MARATHON) (ACT)
The Canberra Times Australian Running Festival presented by TATA Consulting Services in Canberra has 5km, 10km, Half Marathon, Marathon and 50km Ultra Marathon events from Saturday, 13 April to Sunday, 14 April 2019. The festival is held over two days with the 5km and 10km on Saturday and the longer distances on Sunday. The Marathon is a circuit around Canberra taking in the sights of Parliament House and Lake Burley Griffin. The Marathon is run alongside the Ultra Marathon and Half Marathon all finishing together at the West Lawns in front of Old Parliament House. contact: Melanie Stewart - Race Director. email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sun||14 Apr||GEELONG HALF MARATHON (VIC)
31st Geelong Half Marathon Sunday April 14 2019 at 7:30 a.m. and 7 km run at 8:00 a.m. Note: NEW TIME and DATE. Entries open Mid November The Geelong Half-Marathon is an event for runners organised by runners. The course along the banks of the Barwon River in Geelong is scenic and away from road traffic. This run has a NEW DATE AND TIME, and will take place on SUNDAY APRIL 14, 2019. The start is 7:30 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 as well as additional spot prizes. 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 13, 2019 (at 4:00pm). Adult entry is $66, Australian Health Card holders and under 18, $46. Medallions to finishers. An additional feature is a 7 km run starting at 8:00am. Entry fee for this run is $36 for adults; Australian Health Card holders and under 18, $26. �Keep Cups� to finishers. Online entries open mid-November. Entry numbers will be capped at 1000 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 email email@example.com contact: Ken Walker. email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details.
|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: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details. contact: Tracy Carey. email: firstname.lastname@example.org. 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: email@example.com. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|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: email@example.com. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
|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: email@example.com. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org. 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: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details.
|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: firstname.lastname@example.org. 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: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details.
|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: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|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: email@example.com. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org. 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: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|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: firstname.lastname@example.org. 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: email@example.com. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|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: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.