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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 64KM KURANDA TO PORT DOUGLAS ULTRA TRAIL RACE AND RELAY; 16KM BUMP TO BEACH (QLD)
This 64 kilometre point-to-point race is incorporated in the Mowbray National Park within the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. Teams of 2-4 runners can also complete the full course. It starts just off Kennedy Highway in Kuranda and follows Black Mountain Road through native rainforest, open eucalyptus forest, pine plantations and over picturesque creeks. There is a shorter 16 kilometre race on the same day, starting at the top of the Bump on Black Mountain Road. The finish is on Four Mile Beach, Port Douglas. The tropical rainforest is home to the endangered southern cassowary, a flightless bird that can grow to two metres in height - you might see one! Early Bird entries end at 9.00pm on 25 May. Late Fees apply from 31 July. Registrations close 9.00pm, 10 August. contact: Lorraine Lawson. email: info@dynamicrunning.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 20 Aug 16KM BUMP TO BEACH, PORT DOUGLAS (QLD)
This 16 kilometre point-to-point race is incorporated in the Mowbray National Park within the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. It starts at the top of the Bump on Black Mountain Road close to Jullaten and travels through native rainforest and over picturesque creeks. The finish is on Four Mile Beach, Port Douglas. The tropical rainforest is home to the endangered southern cassowary, a flightless bird that can grow to two metres in height - you might see one! Registrations close 9.00pm, 17 August.  contact: Lorraine Lawson. email: info@dynamicrunning.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 20 Aug KING OF THE MOUNT (SA)
A 7.7 kilometre mountain trail race to the summit of Mount Remarkable  contact: Alan Clarke . email: al@intheflinders.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.
 
Sun 20 Aug QUEENSLAND MOUNTAIN RUNNING CHAMPIONSHIPS (QLD)
Bellbird Grove Picnic Area, Enoggera Reservoir. Organised by the QLD Trail Running Association on behalf of Queensland Athletics. 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.
 
Sat 26 Aug THE ROTARY CROSS-COUNTRY CHALLENGE 2017 (NSW)
The Rotary Club of Castle Hill is to continue to present a new event in 2017 for the purpose of raising funds to reduce domestic violence in The Hills. Operational Details: Date Saturday, 26 August 2017 Venue Bella Vista Farm, Baulkham Hills Time from 0800am � 12-30 pm Events 0900 Experienced Running Group 10.0 Km 1000 Fun Runners� Group 7.0 Km 1030 Walkers and Family Groups up to 2.5 Km  contact: Michael Blair . email: nailgun44@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 27 Aug FEATS 4 FEET (VIC)
East Wimmera Health Service is holding its annual event, FEATS 4 FEET, with runs of 10km, 6.6km and 3.2km - all commencing at 11am. This year were are proud to have World Champion, STEVE "MONA" MONEGHETTI participating. Come and run with Steve and have a great day. EarlyBird Registation can be made at : https://www.eventbrite.com/e/east-wimmera-health-service-feats-4-feet-fun-run-walk-tickets-34456677851  contact: Sue Hynes. email: sue.hynes@ewhs.org.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 27 Aug NORTH RYDE FUN RUN (NSW)
A 2 km walk, 5 km run and this year a 10 km run starting at Macquarie University Sports grounds, Talavera Rd North Ryde. Run by the Rotary Club of North Ryde proceeds go to research and practical assistance for youth mental health. contact: Victoria Crawford. email: northryderotary@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 27 Aug WORONORA DAM TRAIL RUN (NSW)
Enjoy the rugged beauty of the Australian bush at Heathcote National Park with a 10km and 20km out & back course available. The spectacular scenic views along the way make it one of the most beautiful trail runs in Sydney.  contact: Jim Owens. email: jim@jorg.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 27 Aug GREATER BANK SHOALHAVEN KING OF THE MOUNTAIN (NSW)
The Greater Bank Shoalhaven King of the Mountain is a classic 25km mountain run held on mixed terrain, starting and finishing at the Kangaroo Valley Country Club in Nowra, NSW. The 25km mountain run is supported by the Greater Nowra Fun Run with 10km, 5km and kids 2km distances. There will be an event for everyone at this truly unique festival of running. Whether you're a marathon specialist, a half marathon enthusiast or simply like running over mountains - then why not give it a go, you'll enjoy the experience, with rolling hills, unspoilt bushland and glorious views of sheer cliff faces, valleys and ravines. email: info@kingofthemountainnowra.org.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 27 Aug PARKINSON'S 10TH UNITY WALK & RUN
WHO WILL YOU WALK OR RUN FOR? Over 25,000 people in NSW have Parkinson's. There are 72 Support Groups in NSW. There is no cure. But exercise helps! Come help celebrate the 10th annual Unity Walk & Run that is suitable for all ages and abilities. Take part in either the 8km or 4km timed runs or our 4km Unity Walk while enjoying the free entertainment, great food and amazing giveaways for Parkinson's NSW. For every dollar raised 50% will go towards research and the other 50% will fund support services for people living with Parkinson's, their families and carers. Alternatively, in Wollongong you'll have the opportunity to partake in the 3km fun run or the 2km Unity Walk set upon the breathtaking views of North Wollongong Beach. Come as an individual or get a team together and join in the fun while help those affected by Parkinson's. Individuals who raise over $50 will receive a free event T- shirt. For more information and to register head to www.unitywalkandrun.com.au contact: Parkinson's NSW. email: events@parkinsonsnsw.org.au . Visit the website for more details. contact: Parkinson's NSW. email: events@parkinsonsnsw.org.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
 
Sep 2017
Fri-Sun 1-3 Sep FINDERS ISLAND RUNNING FESTIVAL (TAS)
A glorious weekend of running in a remote community situated in the wild Bass Strait. There is a timed 5km scenic run in coastal bush on the Friday, the famous 26km Pub2Pub (on the road) or its newer cousin, the Pub2Pub marathon which takes in some beautiful bushland. Both of these are held on Saturday whilst to finish the weekend off in style on Sunday there is a 5km road race on a fast course. Check out the website for full details on the event and to access information on transport arrangements. We are here to help you finalise the details if you need us! contact: David Heap: 0418 714 123. email: david.heap@bigpond.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 2 Sep WORLD MASTERS MOUNTAIN RUNNING CHAMPIONSHIPS, SLOVAKIA (OTH)
M35 and W35 through to M75 and W75. Any Australian can participate. Enter yourself and book your own accommodation. 9.6km uphill, with 606m of ascent and 106m of descent. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
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 2 Sep BIGFOOT SNOW TRAIL - FALLS CREEK (VIC)
27km of divine trails on the high plain at Falls Creek. Enjoy the high country in the safety of a trail running event. Runners take in the huts at Pretty Valley, Tawonga Huts and Mt Jaithmathaing - all under winter snow! This is an experience like no other!  contact: Melanie Michael. email: info@mountainsports.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 2 Sep BIGFOOT SNOW TRAIL - FALLS CREEK - 12K (VIC)
A fast and furious 12k trail run - all on snow. Runners make their way from Slalom Plaza up the slopes to Mt McKay where the views are just amazing - runners then return by retracing their steps for a heroes finish in Slalom Plaza.  contact: Melanie Michael. email: info@mountainsports.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Tue 5 Sep MT AINSLIE RUN UP AND POWER WALK (ACT)
Run and power walk up Mt Ainslie at 12.45pm on the first Tuesday of each month. Free. Start at Remembrance Park, Treloar Crescent, Campbell (behind the Australian War Memorial). Finish at the tower on the summit of Mt Ainslie. Make you own way back down the mountain. Altitude at the start 595m. Altitude at the finish 825m.  contact: John Harding. email: hackettrunner at hotmail dot com. 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.
 
Sun 10 Sep 2017 BEACHSIDE DASH (NSW)
The St.George Bank Beachside Dash is BACK for a big 10 year celebration on Sunday 10 September. 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 path from Dolls Point to Kyeemagh, near Brighton-Le-Sands, Sydney. The course will follow the newly formed track from 2015 to allow runners of the 10km and 5km to remain on formed, fast foot path for the entire race, making it ideal for setting that personal best time. Register in advance to avoid disappointment. All funds raised at the St.George Bank Beachside Dash go to vital medical research projects at St George and Sutherland Hospitals.  contact: SSMRF. email: event@ssmrf.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 17 Sep TOMAREE TRAIL RUN FESTIVAL (NSW)
Fingal Bay, Port Stephens. Half marathon, 11.5k, 6k trail runs. contact: Simon Lazenby. email: info@in2adventure.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 17 Sep BELLARINE RAIL TRAIL RUN (17/34KM) (VIC)
The BRT Run is an out & back course from Queenscliff to Drysdale Railway Station & return (34km) or one-way Drysdale to Queenscliff (17km) along the BRT. There is the option of taking the Bellarine Railway's steam train to the 17km start. The trail is tremendously scenic and ideal for running being wide, well marked and all on smooth, unsealed paths aside from the 4.5kms at the Queenscliff end (sealed). At just $10 entry, it's fantastic value.  contact: Brett Coleman. email: brtrun@me.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Tue 19 Sep BLACK MOUNTAIN RUN UP AND POWER WALK (ACT)
2.6kms, 12:45pm, Clunies Ross Street Acton (100m east of entrance to Botanical Gardens). Both runners and power walkers welcome. Free. contact: John Harding. email: hackettrunner at hotmail dot com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 23 Sep HARVEST RUN (VIC)
If you've ever said "Will run for wine" - we know this running event with a twist (or corkscrew) is perfect for you! Whether you love running, a good wine or a weekend getaway, the Harvest Run is perfect for you. Gather your tribe and visit the Yarra Valley this September for a day of wine, food, fitness and fun. Choose from the 6K or 12K distances and unwind after your run as you sip on local wine, snack on delicious treats, and sample our favourite wine & ciders from the area.  contact: Sole Motive. email: info@solemotive.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 24 Sep SRI CHINMOY CANBERRA TRAIL ULTRA (103KM) (ACT)
The Sri Chinmoy Canberra Centenary 100km trail run was staged in 2013. With Canberra now 104 years old, in 2017 the event grows to 104km. Starting and finishing from The Rond Terraces, the route explores Parliament House, Red Hill, Isaacs Ridge, Farrer Ridge, Mt Taylor, Mt Arawang, Cooleman Ridge, Stromlo Forest Park, the National Arboretum, Cork Oaks, Aranda Bushland, Black Mountain Reserve, Mt Majura, Mt Ainslie and Lake Burley Griffin. The run is open to Solo Runners, and to Relay Teams of 2-4 members, with 4 relay legs of approximately 25 km. contact: Prachar Stegemann. email: canberra@srichinmoyraces.org. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 24 Sep SYDNEY TRAIL SERIES - BOTANY BAY (NSW)
8km, 11km and 20km course options. This is a magnificently scenic course, starting and finishing on Botany Bay at Kurnell, there is a nice variety of cliff top and ocean side trails, as you wind your way down the coast and back again - you may even be lucky enough to catch a whale sighting! contact: Laura Impey. email: laura@borntorun.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 24 Sep SRI CHINMOY 104 KM TRAIL ULTRA (ACT)
Originally staged as a 100km race to commemorate the Centenary of Canberra in 2013, this unique run is a celebration of our "Natural Capital" – part adventure, part scenic tour and part epic endurance challenge. The journey wends through the hills, nature parks and open spaces of central, south and north Canberra, describing a wide loop starting and finishing at Rond Terrace, at the foot of Anzac Parade on Lake Burley Griffin in the Parliamentary Triangle. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 24 Sep SRI CHINMOY 104KM TRAIL ULTRA (ACT)
6:00 am for solo runners; 6:30 am for relay teams. Starting and finishing at Rond Terrace, at the foot of Anzac Parade on Lake Burley Griffin in the Parliamentary Triangle. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Oct 2017
Tue 3 Oct MT AINSLIE RUN UP AND POWER WALK (ACT)
Run and power walk up Mt Ainslie at 12.45pm on the first Tuesday of each month. Free. Start at Remembrance Park, Treloar Crescent, Campbell (behind the Australian War Memorial). Finish at the tower on the summit of Mt Ainslie. Make you own way back down the mountain. Altitude at the start 595m. Altitude at the finish 825m.  contact: John Harding. email: hackettrunner at hotmail dot com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 7 Oct HOUNSLOW CLASSIC - 68KM ULTRA SKYMARATHON (NSW)
68km through the coveted trails in the Grose Valley, Blue Mountains. Runners start at the amazing private Allview Escapes property and make their way through 68km of tough and challenging single trail taking in the Grand Canyon, Blue Gum Forrest, Perrys Lookdown and Lockleys Pylon. This Ultra is not for the faint hearted. The event was voted the toughest Ultra in Australia in 2016 by Ultra168. NOTE: Strictly limited field. contact: Melanie Michael. email: info@mountainsports.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 8 Oct SHARKS10 (NSW)
Featuring a 3km and 10km there is something for everyone. The course along the scenic and traffic free course along Wooloware Bay cycle track.  contact: Jim Owens. email: jim@jorg.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 8 Oct HOUNSLOW CLASSIC - 21KM SKYRUN (NSW)
A strictly limited numbers event - runners starts and finish at the amazing private property which is Allview Escapes in Blackheath and take in the single trails of the Grand Canyon. This is one of the most photographed natural wonders in Australia and a must for all trail runners to experience.  contact: Melanie Michael. email: info@mountainsports.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 8 Oct GRIFFITH SPORT TOOHEY TRAIL RUN (QLD)
This October hit the ground running through the stunning Toohey Forest. Experience the remarkable untouched forest, through the challenging all-terrain course. There are 3 course options available for all skill levels and abilities including the; 5km, 10km and 21.1km. contact: 07 3735 6639. email: sportevents@griffith.edu.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat-Sun 14-15 Oct HUME & HOVELL ULTRA (NSW)
100 Mile, 100 Km, 50 Km and 22 Km Run/Walk on a section of the historic Hume and Hovell Walking Track. Start/Finish at Henry Angel Trackhead, 9 Km south of Tumbarumba on the Tooma road. The course is a mixture of constructed walking track, 90% single trail and the rest is fire trails. Drop bags, electronic timing, medals and certificates for all finishers. Generous cut off times to encourage people to come out an enjoy the area. Elevation of 4088 metres with varying degrees of difficulty, beautiful scenery, dams, waterfalls, gold mining relics and wild brumbies. Free camping, electricity, hot water, toilets and bbq's.  contact: Peter FitzPatrick. email: peterfitz47@bigpond.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 15 Oct RUN WITH THE WIND 5K AND 10K (NSW)
Run with the Wind is a community fun run located amongst the wind turbines at the Woodlawn wind farm near Tarago, New South Wales. Woodlawn wind farm is approximately a 45-minute drive from Canberra and 3 hours from Sydney. The wind farm comprises 23 wind turbines and has been operational since October 2011. The fun run is hosted by the owner and operator of the wind farm, Infigen Energy. The event management for fun run is organised by a sports and athlete management-marketing firm, 100% Events. Net proceeds from tickets sales go to the local community groups and volunteers. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Tue 17 Oct BLACK MOUNTAIN RUN UP AND POWER WALK (ACT)
2.6kms, 12:45pm, Clunies Ross Street Acton (100m east of entrance to Botanical Gardens). Both runners and power walkers welcome. Free. contact: John Harding. email: hackettrunner at hotmail dot 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.
 
Sun 22 Oct SRI CHINMOY SYDNEY 2017 SERIES RACE 6 - CENTENNIAL PARK 14 KM, 7 KM & 4 KM CROSS-COUNTRY (NSW)
Alongside New York’s Central Park and London’s Hyde Park, Centennial Park is one of the truly great urban parklands, affording that perfect blend we all yearn for: the peace and satisfaction of Nature in proximity to city comfort and amenities. Few places in the world can boast such a perfect locale for running so close to the CBD… Park anywhere along Grand Drive. 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 22 Oct SYDNEY TRAIL SERIES - BOTANY BAY (NSW)
8km, 11km and 20km course options. This is a magnificently scenic course, starting and finishing on Botany Bay at Kurnell, there is a nice variety of cliff top and ocean side trails, as you wind your way down the coast and back again - you may even be lucky enough to catch a whale sighting! contact: Laura Impey. email: laura@borntorun.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 22 Oct KEDUMBA HALF MARATHON AND 10K (NSW)
7.30am. Old Queen Victoria Hospital, Kings Tableland Road, Wentworth Falls. Descends from 860m elevation to 150m elevation after 10.55k, then ascends to the finish. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Nov 2017
Sat 4 Nov 4 PEAKS - BRIGHT ALPINE CLIMB - MYSTIC HILL (VIC)
11km of trails on the picturesque and challenging Mystic Hill in Bright, Victoria. http://www.4peaks.com.au/mystic-hill/ contact: Melanie Michael. email: info@mountainsports.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 5 Nov 4 PEAKS - BRIGHT ALPINE CLIMB - MT FEATHERTOP (VIC)
12km trail run from Harrietville to the top of Mt Feathertop. This is a challenging event and runners make their way back to the start on foot after taking in spectacular views and the crisp mountain air of Mt Feathertop. contact: Melanie Michael. email: info@mountainsports.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Mon 6 Nov 4 PEAKS - BRIGHT ALPINE CLIMB - MT HOTHAM (VIC)
Starting in Harrietville runners make their way to the summit of Mt Hotham. Don't be surprised if you get snowed on!! This run is 15km and runners can catch the bus down the mountain, return on foot or get a lift from family or friends. contact: Melanie Michael. email: info@mountainsports.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Tue 7 Nov MT AINSLIE RUN UP AND POWER WALK (ACT)
Run and power walk up Mt Ainslie at 12.45pm on the first Tuesday of each month. Free. Start at Remembrance Park, Treloar Crescent, Campbell (behind the Australian War Memorial). Finish at the tower on the summit of Mt Ainslie. Make you own way back down the mountain. Altitude at the start 595m. Altitude at the finish 825m.  contact: John Harding. email: hackettrunner at hotmail dot com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Tue 7 Nov 4 PEAKS - BRIGHT ALPINE CLIMB - MT BUFFALO (VIC)
10km up the Mt Buffalo Big Walk. This event is the finale in a 4 day event in the best mountain regions of Australia. Runners can get a bus ride back down or run back to the start at the base of Mt Buffalo. contact: Melanie Michael. email: info@mountainsports.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 12 Nov BARE CREEK TRAIL RUN (NSW)
The Bare Creek Trail Run is a great community event for runners and families alike. A 6km family run/walk and a 10km run for more experienced runners. It is a great way to experience the stunning Garigal National Park in St Ives. New is the St Ives Village 2km Dash for young ones to experience a short section of the Cascades trail and return. This can be a walk or run. This events is ideal for families with children of infants age or under. Whilst there are no prizes in the 2km Dash it provides a wonderful opportunity to introduce children to the excitement and fun of participating in such an event. An accompanying parent can run for free in the Dash. Also for adults to be able to participate in the 6km or the 10km events the 2km dash is run after these events are finished.  contact: Kylie Mildren. email: kylie@mildrenevents.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 12 Nov TRIPLE TOP 19.7 KM MOUNTAIN RUN (TAS)
We meet at the Claude Road Hall. Course commences at Oliver's Road end of Mount Claude, traversing peaks of Mt Claude, Van Dyke and Roland finishing with the descent of Mt Roland down the face of the mountain, finishing at Claude Road Hall.This is a physically demanding event over mountain walking tracks, controlled by Parks and Wildlife, in an area where weather can deteriorate rapidly. Competitors must be prepared accordingly. Limited water is available on the course. Competitors need to be self sufficient. Solid shoes are essential. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Fri-Sun 17-19 Nov GREAT SOUTHERN ENDURANCE RUN - 100 MILER - TEAMS (VIC)
A 100 mile endurance run like no other in the southern hemisphere. Starting in the ski township of Mt Buller, just 2.5hrs drive from Melbourne International Airport and with a downhill start � the Great Southern Endurance Run takes on the rugged and picturesque mountains and trails throughout the Victorian Alps. Runners climb over 9400m and descent 10,600m in their quest to get to the finish line in the picturesque township of Bright, Victoria. This event has been designed to be the gem of 100 miler events in the southern hemisphere. The point to point journey is epic, the trails are predominantly single trail and the historical Australian Alps Walking Trail is used for parts of the course. The grit and determination it will take participants to finish will be nothing short of extraordinary. The experience along the way � priceless. For enthusiasts of ultra running, trail running or mountain running, this course represents the epitome of journeys and events. contact: Melanie Michael. email: info@gser100.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 18 Nov SUMMIT SURVIVOR (VIC)
Run the Most Obstacle-Dense Course in Victoria! Leap, weave, duck and slide! Clamber, stagger, wade and run through this EPIC 5km course; the most obstacle-dense course in Victoria. With fun and teamwork at the heart of this mud run, we've replaced long running distances with awesome challenging obstacles. The course is so densely packed you'll move quickly from one obstacle to the next! Summit Survivor is for adventurous 12 to 60 year olds. 87% of participants said they found it the "ideal difficulty". You can push yourself and make the course tough, or slow it down to suit your style. We also have our Kids Course for under 12 year olds! email: events@thesummit.net.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 18 Nov NARROWNECK NIGHT RUN 20K AND 14K, BLUE MOUNTAINS (NSW)
7pm start. Registration will be open from 5.00pm at the Katoomba Aquatic Centre with buses shuttling runners to the race start with the last bus leaving at 6.20pm.  Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat-Sun 18-19 Nov MT HOTHAM GOLD RUSH (VIC)
Mt Hotham Village. 3.5—12—25—40 km Runs. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 19 Nov THE 20TH 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 19 Nov SYDNEY TRAIL SERIES - BOTANY BAY (NSW)
8km, 11km, 20km and 30km course options. This is a magnificently scenic course, starting and finishing on Botany Bay at Kurnell, there is a nice variety of cliff top and ocean side trails, as you wind your way down the coast and back again - you may even be lucky enough to catch a whale sighting! contact: Laura Impey. email: laura@borntorun.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Tue 21 Nov BLACK MOUNTAIN RUN UP AND POWER WALK (ACT)
2.6kms, 12:45pm, Clunies Ross Street Acton (100m east of entrance to Botanical Gardens). Both runners and power walkers welcome. Free. contact: John Harding. email: hackettrunner at hotmail dot com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 26 Nov STROMLO RUNNING FESTIVAL (ACT)
2.5k, 10k, 30k, 50k. Stromlo Forest Park, Canberra Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Dec 2017
Tue 5 Dec MT AINSLIE RUN UP AND POWER WALK (ACT)
Run and power walk up Mt Ainslie at 12.45pm on the first Tuesday of each month. Free. Start at Remembrance Park, Treloar Crescent, Campbell (behind the Australian War Memorial). Finish at the tower on the summit of Mt Ainslie. Make you own way back down the mountain. Altitude at the start 595m. Altitude at the finish 825m.  contact: John Harding. email: hackettrunner at hotmail dot com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 16 Dec GOLD RUSH TRAIL RUN 11K AND 22K (VIC)
8.30am START – 22km @ Hepburn Recreation Reserve. 10am – START 11km Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Tue 19 Dec BLACK MOUNTAIN RUN UP AND POWER WALK (ACT)
2.6kms, 12:45pm, Clunies Ross Street Acton (100m east of entrance to Botanical Gardens). Both runners and power walkers welcome. Free. contact: John Harding. email: hackettrunner at hotmail dot com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Feb 2018
Tue 20 Feb TIMBOON ACTION RAIL RUN (VIC)
5km walk & run, 10km run. Starting near the Timboon playground at the back of the Distillery, come along and enjoy a scenic run along the sheltered rail trail out to the trestle bridge and back. Popes Bus transport available from the start line to the trestle bridge for 5km starters. 8am registrations open, 8.30am start the 10km distillery dash, 9am Popes shuffle 5km walk & run. $20.00 individual, $25.00 family entry. Pre register at www.timboonaction.org.au or by calling 55987254 by the 20th Jan for a FREE t-shirt & $5.00 discount. FREE child care available for participants - bookings essential. contact: Camp Cooriemungle . email: (03) 55987254. Visit the website for more details.
 


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