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22/01/2017
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Jan 2017
Sun-Sat 1 Jan-30 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 22 Jan CLIFTON BEACH RACE/RUN SERIES #1, RACE 1, CAIRNS
An opportunity to participate in a series of two races/runs over 3km, 5km or 10km. Series #1: 22 January and 12 February 2017.  contact: Lorraine Lawson. email: info@dynamicrunning.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Feb 2017
Sat 11 Feb QLD DIRT FEST MULTISPORT FESTIVAL - TRAIL RUN 8KM & 4KM
Held in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland alongside QLD Cross Triathlon Champs, the QLD Multisport weekend trail run offers courses for any age and ability. Choose the course that's right for you: 1. Go Hardcore! 8km Trail Run 2. Go Hard! 4km Fun Run The 8km Trail Run consists of one challenging lap on the tracks and trails surrounding Ewen Maddock Dam in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. This is one of the tightest run courses of the series with the majority of the track on winding single track trails which are uneven under foot. The lap includes uneven, rocky trails through ferned rainforest, creek crossings, some open trails and of course more of what we love about off road racing with some wet & muddy sections. This is an OFF ROAD trail run, expect to get wet, muddy & dirty!  contact: In2Adventure. email: info@in2adventure.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat 11 Feb TREX QLD CROSS TRIATHLON CHAMPIONSHIPS
The Queensland Cross Triathlon Championships Multisport Weekend is based in the spectacular Sunshine Coast Hinterland on the banks of Ewen Maddock Dam. The hinterland bushland provide the perfect setting for a weekend of off-road action, and competitors will be treated to some fantastic scenery as they ride and run through the ferny forest surrounding the beautiful Ewen Maddock Dam. Standard Distance: 1500m swim/30km MTB/10.5km trail run Sprint Distance: 400m swim/10km MTB/3.5km trail run Junior & Teaser Distance: 150m swim/4km MTB/1km trail run Dirt Kids (7-11yrs): 50m swim/2km MTB/500m run The weekend also includes a 4km or 8km trail run, and a 20km or 50km MTB race. There�s an event to suit all ages and abilities from international elites to weekend warriors and our littlest Dirt Kids. Take part in three events across the weekend and be in the running to be crowned QLD Dirt Master, Mini Dirt Master or Junior Dirt Dude! This is a �not to be missed� weekend of off-road action for the entire family.  contact: In2Adventure. email: info@in2adventure.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 12 Feb CLIFTON BEACH RACE/RUN SERIES #1, RACE 2, CAIRNS
An opportunity to participate in the second race in a series of two races/runs over 3km, 5km or 10km. Series #1: 22 January and 12 February 2017. You can do one or both events. contact: Lorraine Lawson. email: info@dynamicrunning.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 18 Feb SMITHFIELD TRAIL RACE, CAIRNS
Trail race on the mountain biking tracks at Smithfield Conservation Park, Macgregor Road, Cairns contact: Lorraine Lawson. email: info@dynamicrunning.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Mar 2017
Sat 18 Mar PADDY PALLIN ADVENTURE SERIES WILD HORSE MOUNTAIN
If you love the outdoors, have a genuine passion for fun and adventure, and want to push yourself to new limits, then round up a teammate...the Paddy Pallin Adventure Series is definitely for you! It incorporates mountain biking, kayaking, trail running and simple navigation on a secret course. All you need is a pair of trainers, a mountain bike and a sense of adventure! contact: Gary Farebrother. email: info@maxadventure.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 19 Mar PAWS ON THE PATH, CAIRNS
Back for its fourth year, this fun run/walk is a fundraiser for the Young Animal Protection Society in Cairns. Bring your dog, bring the kids, or just bring yourself. 3km, 5km or 10km. Run along the footpaths in Bentley Park. contact: Lorraine Lawson. email: info@dynamicrunning.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Apr 2017
Sat-Sun 1-2 Apr DYNAMIC A DRESS RUNNING FESTIVAL, CAIRNS
The Dynamic in a Dress Running Festival is a female-focused event that celebrates female runners, their strength and their ability to use running as a means to connect with one another. Men are welcome to join in too. The festival hosts a half marathon, 10 km and 5 km races on the Sunday and a 'Glow in the Dark' Family Fun Run on the Saturday night. The entry fee includes a 8-week training program and group training sessions for locals. Age restrictions apply to the races.  contact: Lorraine Lawson. email: info@dynamicrunning.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 1 Apr GLOW IN THE DARK FUN RUN/WALK
Part of the Dynamic in a Dress Running Festival the 'Glow in the Dark' Family Fun Run/Walk is on the Saturday night. Theme Aprils Fool.  contact: Lorraine Lawson. email: info@dynamicrunning.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
May 2017
Sun 28 May
The 2017 Griffith Sport Logan Fun Run will be held on Sunday 28 May. Whether you're a walker or a runner, the Griffith Sport Logan Fun Run is a community sporting event that has something for everyone. This year the Logan Fun Run will offer four different courses, including a 1km Junior Dash, 5km, 10km and new 21.1km Half Marathon, providing options for strolling, walking or running to suit all fitness levels. contact: Griffith Sport. email: sportevents@griffith.edu.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
 
Jun 2017
Sun 4 Jun PINE RIVERS CHARITY FUN RUN
The Pine Rivers Charity Fun Run is a great Moreton Bay regional event run by the Rotary Club of Pine Rivers Daybreak. The 2017 event has round Australia running world record holder, David Alley, as the run ambassador. The 2017 event includes unique finishers medallions for all competitors and high quality running shirts for entrants in the 10km and Half Marathon. contact: Glenn Hilber. email: glenn@precisionwm.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Jul 2017
Fri-Sun 7-9 Jul 6TH 3 MARATHONS IN 3 DAYS (18+ ONLY, CONDITIONS APPLY)
The 3 Marathons in 3 Days is a staged trail race in the tropical rainforsets of Far North Queensland. It is run over three consecutive days over three different courses. This is the sixth year of the race that is held on the Atherton Tablelands. There are two other events on the same weekend and over the same course, but with varying distances. The Cairns Marathon and the Kauri Half Marathon. Early Bird entries end at 9.00pm on 3 April 2017. Late Fees apply from 22 June. Registration s close 9.00pm, 29 June.  contact: Lorraine Lawson. email: info@3marathonsin3days.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Fri 7 Jul 3RD KAURI HALF MARATHON (16+, CONDITIONS APPLY)
A tough race through the tropical rainforest in Far North Queensland, Australia. Mostly on dirt and single track with steep ascent and descent sections. There are two other events on the same weekend and over the same course, but with varying distances. Early Bird entries end at 9.00pm on 3 April 2017. Late Fees apply from 29 June. Registrations close 9.00pm, 5 July. contact: Lorraine Lawson. email: info@3marathonsin3days.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 9 Jul 6TH CAIRNS MARATHON (18+ ONLY)
The Cairns Marathon is a race in the tropical rainforsets of Far North Queensland. The first half is on dirt roads, and the second half on bitumen. This is the sixth year of the race that is from point to point. There are two other events on the same weekend and over the same course, but with varying distances. The 3 Marathons in 3 Days and the Kauri Half Marathon. Early Bird entries end at 9.00pm on 3 April 2017. Late Fees apply from 22 June. Registration s close 9.00pm, 5 July 2017.  contact: Lorraine Lawson. email: info@3marathonsin3days.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Aug 2017
Sat-Sun 5-6 Aug LAMINGTON ECO CHALLENGE
Can you do your chosen event twice? 42 kms 21 kms or 8.5 km Fara trail fun run The Lamington Eco Challenge is a trail running event featuring some tough terrain in the Scenic Rim Hinterland in South East Queensland, including four wheel drive tracks, grassy paddocks, bush and a couple of hills as well as having to negotiate creeks, gates, cattle grids and the potential wandering livestock. What makes this event very different is that it plays out over two days; you get to sleep the night in a cozy warm bed. Will that make it easier to compete the second day or harder?  contact: Meredith Tucker. email: meredith@gonyaadventures.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 6 Aug MCDONALD'S TOWNSVILLE RUNNING FESTIVAL
Challenge and Hero Run. Their AIMS accredited courses are fast, flat and hug the coastline as well as feature the 43rd Townsville Marathon - Australia's second oldest race. All runners experience spectacular views of the Coral Sea, Magnetic Island and the Marina as they follow their tropical blue line and vie for AUD23,000 prize money. With a 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. An event Run by Runners for Runners.  contact: Sam Kimlin. email: enquiries@townsvillerunningfestival.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 20 Aug 64KM KURANDA TO PORT DOUGLAS ULTRA TRAIL RACE AND RELAY; 16KM BUMP TO BEACH
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
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.
 


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