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19/08/2018
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Jan 2018
Mon-Mon 1 Jan-31 Dec CAIRNS PARKRUN, QUEENSLAND
Free, each Saturday, timed, 5km. contact: Lorraine Lawson. email: cairnsoffice@parkrun.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Aug 2018
Fri-Sun 17-19 Aug THE 7 SUNSHINE COAST MARATHON
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 19 Aug RUN THE GREAT WHITSUNDAY TRAIL
Standard distance 28.7k has been running for 11 yrs and the inaugural Ultra Distance 57.4k was incorporated into the event weekend in 2016. It was cancelled in 2017 due to cyclone damage. The course travels through the Conway National Park rainforest, ending up at the Airlie Beach Lagoon. Total entries are capped at 200. The course has some challenging sections and is hilly.  contact: Whitsunday Running Club Inc . Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 19 Aug WOODGATE BEACH PARK TO POINT FUN RUN
The Woodgate Beach Park To Point Fun Run is an annual beach fun run and walk in Queensland on Sunday, 19 August 2018. It is an untimed fun run for all ages and fitness levels. The course stretches along the southern end of Woodgate Beach, with 2km, 5km, 8km and 10km options. There are cash prizes in each age division; primary, secondary and adult, as well as the largest group entry, and the best costume(group of 4 or more). Registration opens at 7am for an 8am start. A healthy breakfast is available for purchase in the park after the event. Early bird tickets are available at www.trybooking.com  contact: Shelley Taplin. email: sktaplin@msn.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 25 Aug MAXIMUM ADVENTURE RACE SERIES- BRISBANE REGION
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.  email: info@maxadventure.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 26 Aug 64KM KURANDA TO PORT DOUGLAS ULTRA TRAIL RACE AND RELAY; 16KM BUMP TO BEACH
This point-to-point race is incorporated in the Mowbray National Park within the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. 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. Run the 64km individually, or get a team of 2-4 members and share the load. 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 on 31 May. Late Fees apply from 16 August. Registrations close 23 August. contact: Lorraine Lawson. email: info@dynamicrunning.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 26 Aug 16KM BUMP TO BEACH, PORT DOUGLAS
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, 23 August.  contact: Lorraine Lawson. email: info@dynamicrunning.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Sep 2018
Sun 2 Sep CLIFTON BEACH SERIES #2. RACE 1. CAIRNS
An opportunity to participate in a series of two races/runs over 3km, 5km or 10km. Series #2 2 September and 7 October 2018. Keep an eye out on the facebook page for details. contact: Lorraine Lawson. email: info@dynamicrunning.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat-Sun 8-9 Sep GLASSHOUSE TRAIL SERIES
Australia’s longest conducted Trail running 100 mile event (est 1996). 100 mile, 100km, 50km trail races (& shorter options). Venue: Beerburrum State School , 8 Beerburrum Rd , Beerburrum, QLD 4517 Australia  Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Oct 2018
Sun-Thu 14 Oct-14 Dec MOUNTAIN VIEW CHALLENGE
The Lions Mountain View Challenge on Sunday 14 October 2018 includes several walking and running events, with the route overlooking the majestic Glass House Mountains in the Sunshine Coast hinterland. The Maleny Blackall Range Lions Club stage this event in Spring each year in order to raise funds for medical research and to provide keen runners the opportunity to compete on a challenging but scenic circuit. This year, funds raised will go to the Australian Lions Childhood Cancer Research Foundation to fund Australian research and treatments for children with cancer. contact: Glenn T. 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 SHORT & MIDDLE DISTANCE SERIES #3, RACE 1, CAIRNS
An opportunity to participate in a series of two races/runs over 3km, 5km or 10km. Series #3 11 November and 2 December 2018 contact: Lorraine Lawson. email: info@dynamicrunning.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 2 Dec CLIFTON BEACH SERIES #3, RACE 2. CAIRNS
An opportunity to participate in a series of two races/runs over 3km, 5km or 10km. Series #3 11 November and 2 December 2018 contact: Lorraine Lawson. email: info@dynamicrunning.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 9 Dec GC50 RUN FESTIVAL
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.
 
 
Mar 2019
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.
 
 
May 2019
Sun 26 May 7 ROCKY RIVER RUN
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.
 


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