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22/12/2014
22/12/2015
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Jan 2014
Sat-Sun 4 Jan-28 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.
 
Sun 11 Jan TWO BAYS TRAIL RUN (11TH ANNUAL, 5TH OFFICIAL...) 28KM/56KM (VIC)
Great holiday vibe and excellent course between Dromana on the Port Phillip Bay side and Cape Schanck on the Bass Strait side. That's a 28km crossing (or 56km double crossing) of the Mornington Peninsula - and not at the skinny bit! A little hill followed by bushland, rural and coastal views, topped off by enthusiastic helpers and the best course marking in the trail running universe.  contact: Rohan 0420 380 955 Katrina 0401 149 537. email: info@twobaystrailrun.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 11 Jan RESOLUTION RUN (SA)
So what is your new year's resolution? If it includes getting fit and healthy then the Brisbane Resolution Run (January, 2015) may be the perfect start to the new year. Begin 2015 the way you intend to continue. Take part as you running or walking on one of the most picturesque courses in Australia. Choose either the 11km (run) or 5.5km (run or walk), and bring the kids for the 1km kids event (run or walk), 6am start. Event Location: River Stage, Botanic Gardens, Brisbane contact: Steve Corrie. email: steve.corrie@active8change.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 11 Jan HANS RESOLUTION RUN
Kick start your year with the Hans Resolution Run. A fun and fit way to begin 2015! contact: Steve Corrie. email: steve.corrie@active8change.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 18 Jan BRISBANE TRAIL RUNNING SERIES - ROUND 3
Those Guys Events are proud to be hosting the inaugural running of the Brisbane Trail Running Series: four events covering a variety of terrains and natural environments across the greater Brisbane region. Round 3 sees us at Bunyaville Conservation Park with a 15.3km Altra Footwear Long Course and 9.1km Ultimate Direction Short Course. Brisbane Trail Running Series events are suitable for all running ability levels. contact: Matt Judd. email: matt@thoseguysevents.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
 
Feb 2015
Sun 8 Feb GOLD COAST TRAIL RUNNING SERIES - ROUND 3
Those Guys Events are proud to again be running the Gold Coast Trail Running Series: four events covering a variety of terrains and natural environments across the GC. Round 3 sees us at Numinbah Forest Reserve with an 11.4km Altra Footwear Long Course and 6.9km Ultimate Direction Short Course. Gold Coast Trail Running Series events are suitable for all running ability levels. contact: Matt Judd. email: matt@thoseguysevents.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 15 Feb TRIATHLON PINK AND FUN RUN PINK
Triathlon Pink is an all-female triathlon series with a fantastic, fun day of personal achievement. The Triathlon Pink goals include challenge, participation and fun as well as raising funds for charities who provide breast cancer support, education, research and advocacy. There is also a Kids Triathlon event. Fun Run Pink caters for both males and females as well as kids. contact: Beau Stubbs. email: info@theeventcrew.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 22 Feb Q1 STAIR CHALLENGE
Are you ready to take on Australia's tallest building? Take it from sea level to sky point! contact: Steve Corrie. email: steve.corrie@active8change.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
 
Mar 2015
Sun 1 Mar BRISBANE TRAIL RUNNING SERIES - ROUND 4
Those Guys Events are proud to be hosting the inaugural running of the Brisbane Trail Running Series: four events covering a variety of terrains and natural environments across the greater Brisbane region. Round 4 sees us at Daisy Hill Regional Park with a 20.1km Altra Footwear Long Course and 13.1km Ultimate Direction Short Course. Brisbane Trail Running Series events are suitable for all running ability levels. contact: Matt Judd. email: matt@thoseguysevents.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 8 Mar GOLD COAST TRAIL RUNNING SERIES - ROUND 4
Those Guys Events are proud to again be running the Gold Coast Trail Running Series: four events covering a variety of terrains and natural environments across the GC. Round 4 sees us at Hinze Dam with a 15.8km Altra Footwear Long Course and 10.7km Ultimate Direction Short Course. Gold Coast Trail Running Series events are suitable for all running ability levels. contact: Matt Judd. email: matt@thoseguysevents.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat 21 Mar ROLLER COASTER RUN (VIC)
Approximately 21.5 and 43 km trail runs, starting and finishing at SkyHigh. Experience the sunrise illuminating Melbourne from an elevated viewpoint. Have a beautiful run on the western front of the Dandenongs. Follow it up by some quality cheering/heckling time as you eat brunch, overlooking other finishers and the course. (Brunch is included in the short distance entry.) Watch out for clowns.  contact: Rohan 0420 380 955 Clarkey 0403 819 390. email: info@twobaystrailrun.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 29 Mar ROTARY BENDIGO BANK FUN RUN
The Race takes place on Sunday 29th March 2015 at the Calamvale District Park, Formby Street, Calamvale, Brisbane. The start and finish of the race will be at the Formby Street end of the park and will be clearly marked. The course follows paved walkways through and around the park and will provide enjoyment and challenge for children (12 years and under), the beginner, walker or even more serious competitor (5 Km course). Water stations will be available en-route. There will be a Sausage Sizzle and drinks for sale near the assembly area during and at the completion of the race.  contact: Doug St Clair. email: dstclair@bigpond.net.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
May 2015
Sun 24 May WIDE BAY AUSTRALIA RING ROAD RUN
Since it's inception the Wide Bay Australia Ring Road Run has grown from a 5km run/walk to now include 10km, 2km kids dash and a 10km wheelchair race. Event numbers have grown to about 1000 participants which has been steady over the past two years. There are fantastic cash prizes to be won in the following categories:
10k - Males & Females 18 & over + wheelchair
10k - Males & Females Junior 11-17 years
5k - Males & Females 18 & over
5k - Males & Females Junior 11-17 years
Voucher prizes for 2km Kids Dash Male and Female category. The event is also about supporting our local/regional charities including RACQ CareFlight Helicopter, Cancer Council QLD and Elliott Heads SLSC with just over $30 000 donated over the past four events. contact: Jon Joiner. email: admin@ringroadrun.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
 
Jun 2015
Sun 14 Jun THE BRISBANE TIMES CITY2SOUTH PRESENTED BY WESTPAC
Brisbane Times City2South presented by Westpac - sister event to Sydney's iconic City2Surf and Melbourne's City2Sea - will take place for the third time on Sunday, June 14, 2015. contact: 1800 555 514. email: city2south@fairfaxmedia.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat-Thu 27 Jun-2 Jul BIG RED RUN
Challenge yourself at this 6 day stage race as you run 150km Little Red Run or 250km Big Red Run through the iconic Simpson Desert, QLD. Meet new friends, experience the camaraderie and Australia's true outback landscapes!  contact: Laura Impey. email: laura@borntorun.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
 
Aug 2015
Sun 2 Aug MCDONALD'S TOWNSVILLE RUNNING FESTIVAL
The McDonald's Townsville Running Festival includes a Marathon (42.2k) Half Marathon (21.1k), 10k Classic, 5k Run/Walk and Junior race. Our AIMS accredited courses are pb fast, flat and hug the coastline as well as feature the 43rd Townsville Marathon - Australia's 2nd oldest race. All runners experience spectacular views of the Coral Sea, Magnetic Island and the Marina as they follow our tropical blue line and vie for $20,000 prize money. With a unique predawn start marathoners experience a breath taking sunrise over Cleveland Bay as they run along Townsville's award-winning Strand Beach. Arrive early for the pre-race Dinner, take in a Cowboys NRL home game and stay for the famous after-party. Treat yourself to a tropical winter getaway this August - Run Townsville and Explore the region. See www.townsvillerunningfestival.com for entry, information and accommodation details. An event Run by Runners for Runners. contact: Margie Ryder. email: admin@townsvillerunningfestivalc.om. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat 15 Aug BARNEY'S BLUFF
Part of the Oceania SkyRunning Champsionship Series in 2015, Barneys Bluff is a 53km Ultra SkyMarathon event which puts runners up and over the Mountains in the Scenic Rim area inland of the Gold Coast. Mt Maroon and Mt Barney feature as runners climb over 3800m in their quest to finish this rugged and tough SkyRun. contact: Sean Greenhill. email: sean@mountainsports.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 16 Aug BARNEYS BLUFF - 24KM SKYRUN
Gaining points for the Oceania SkyRunning Championships - Barneys Bluff 24km event takes runners up the tough climbs of Mt Barney and back to base camp. This is a tough but rewarding run. contact: Sean Greenhill. email: sean@mountainsports.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
 
Oct 2015
Sat 10 Oct HOUNSLOW CLASSIC - 75KM ULTRA SKYMARATHON (NSW)
Taking in the amazing terrain of the Grose Valley in the Blue Mountains, the Hounslow Classic is on the Oceania SkyRunning Calendar in 2015 and will attract a world class field as well as many just hoping to finish this rugged and spectacular challenge. The 75km course tours such national icons as "The Grand Canyon", "Blue Gum Forest" " Pulpit Rock and more... Limited numbers! contact: Sean Greenhill. email: sean@mountainsports.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 11 Oct HOUNSLOW CLASSIC - 21KM SKYRUN (NSW)
Starting int he Blue Mountains township of Blackhealth the Hounslow Classic 21km event takes runners past Govetts Leap and into the Grose Valley, passing through the Grand Canyon, Junction Rock and traversing Rodriguez Pass. This could eb the toughest half marathon run you ever do. The Hounslow Classic 21 is part of the Oceania SkyRunning Championship Series in 2015. contact: Sean Greenhill. email: sean@mountainsports.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
 
Nov 2015
Sun 1 Nov GREAT BARRIER REEF MARATHON FESTIVAL
The Great Barrier Reef Marathon Festival is on November 1st in Port Douglas. The 74km JCU Ultra Marathon now begins on Four Mile Beach, journeys out into Mowbray Valley, heading up the infamous "Bump Track" and then turning left onto Black Mountain Road to tackle the stunning trails of Twin Bridges. This is one epic challenge and a seriously challenging event. Not for the faint hearted either, the 42.195km Steve Moneghetti Marathon follows a similar course with the inclusion of the Bump Track, but with first a loop through the pristine valley of Spring Creek before heading for the infamous climb. This event turns around at the top of the track and heads back into Port Douglas along the palm tree lined streets of Port Douglas - an adventure marathon like no other! There is also the 21.1km Sheraton Mirage Resort Port Douglas Half Marathon which also begins on the beach and the 10km Newsport Daily run, a hot lap around the township of Port Douglas from the beach to suburbia, through hidden trails and back along the palm tree lined streets. Also on offer for those preferring a more 'fun run' approach is the 5km Port Douglas Fundy 5000 and the 2.5km Coles Junior Challenge. There's something for everyone!  contact: Mick Whalen. email: info@pdem.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 


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