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25/06/2017
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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.
 
 
May 2017
Mon-Sun 15 May-30 Jul ROYAL RUN FOR RESEARCH
The Royal Run for Research is a fun, family-friendly fun run/walk suitable for people of all ages and fitness levels. This year both the 8km run and the 6km walk start and finish at Kurilpa Point Park (on the corner of Montague Road and Stanley Place, South Brisbane). Registration is just $30 each for individuals (with a 10% discount if you book a group of four or more) and $70 for a family of four. You can register by calling RBWH Foundation on 07 3646 7588 or visit our website to register online or download a registration form and return it via mail or email with payment. Pre-registrations close 5pm Thursday 27 July.  contact: RBWH Foundation on 07 3646 7588 . email: info@rbwhfoundation.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Jun 2017
Sat-Thu 24-29 Jun BIG RED RUN
Experience Australia's premier desert stage race! Choose from the 250km Big Red Run, or the 150km Little Red Run. 6 incredible days of off road desert running, in the Simpson Desert, west of the iconic outback town of Birdsville. Challenge yourself, meet new friends, see the spectacular desert scenery and experience the true Australian outback.  contact: Laura Impey. email: laura@borntorun.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
 
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.
 
Sat-Sun 15-16 Jul 96KM GOLD COAST KOKODA CHALLENGE
The 96km Kokoda Challenge, proudly supported by Condev Construction, will once again be coming to the Gold Coast in 2017, with registrations opening 1 September 2016. This tough course is definitely a bucket list item to tick off, as it is commonly referred to as the toughest team endurance event in Australia: 96km of winding tracks through the Gold Coast hinterland, 5,000m of vertical elevation to climb (and descend!) and 13 checkpoints to get through. It's time to prove to yourself that you can go above and beyond what you think your limits are and do something truly extraordinary. contact: 07 5539 4141. email: info@kokodachallenge.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 16 Jul JETTY 2 JETTY FUN RUN
Event Description The 31st Annual Jetty 2 Jetty Fun Run is back in 2017! Come and see why thousands of fans return each year for Queensland's most scenic fun run. All ages and fitness levels are welcome. Whether you're a seasoned runner or taking the step into your first ever fun run, the J2J has a race category to suit you. There are four race categories to enter including: Gleeson Klein Stegeman Lawyers Half Marathon (21km) Bupa 10km Dolphins Health Precinct 5km Quest Community News 3km TEAM DISCOUNT This year you can enter as an individual runner or as a team. Teams with over 10 people receive a 10% discount. CASH PRIZES A cash prize pool valued at $6,800 is up for grabs. PLUS each entrant in these races will receive a FREE Jetty 2 Jetty singlet. Early Bird Registrations open March 1, 2017.  contact: Jeremy Gooderham. email: jeremy.gooderham@mbrit.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 23 Jul TOOWOOMBA KING AND QUEEN OF THE RANGE
7.2km incline from Withcott to Picnic Point. Walkers and runners. Walkers start at 7.30am. Runners start at 8am. contact: Victoria. email: tmbarr@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 30 Jul IPSWICH PARK2PARK
I run Ipswich on Sunday 30th July! The Ipswich Park2Park fun run course is nestled in one of the most iconic parks in Ipswich, Queens Park. Renowned for its challenging hill climbs, this scenic route is sure to bring you highs - not to mention the enthusiastic water stations manned by local high school students at every 1km. Make sure you can say I run Ipswich and join us on Sunday 30th July.  contact: park2park@ihfoundation.org.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
 
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 13 Aug KALINGA DASH
KALINGA DASH The Kalinga Dash is an inclusive community event that brings people together in a healthy and fun environment and caters for people of all abilities - from elite runners to family groups. Come and join us for an energetic and fun day full of entertainment, prizes and activity. * THREE different RACES, which all begin and finish at Kalinga Park, Clayfield. * 7.5km, 4.2km and Kids Dash of 2.0km * PRIZES - cash prizes, category prizes, lucky draw prizes and fancy dress prizes! * RIDES and GAMES galore! * FOOD stalls! * Visits from SPORTS STARS and local ministers / councillors! * Great training opportunity for Bridge to Brisbane�contact:�Anna Fuller.�email:�info@kalingadash.com.au.�Visit www.kalingadash.com.au for more details contact: Anna Fuller. email: info@kalingadash.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
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
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.
 
Sun 20 Aug 7 SUNSHINE COAST MARATHON
Located on the stunning Sunshine Coast, Queensland near the barrier reef and Steve Irwin's iconic Australia Zoo, 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 10.5km) 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.
 
 
Sep 2017
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.
 
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.
 
Sun 10 Sep RIDGE TO RIDGE TOOWOOMBA
5km, 10km and a hilly 21.1km. 7am start for 21.1km; 8am for the others. All road or foot path. Cool time of year for running! contact: Victoria. email: tmbarr@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
 
Oct 2017
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 ROGER GUARD MEMORIAL MARATHON
On road 42.2km, 3 quarter, 21.1km and 10km. 530am start for 42.2km and 3 quarter. 630am for 21.1km and 7am for 10km. 10km scenic, challenging circuit in Toowoomba contact: Victoria. email: tmbarr@gmail.com. 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.
 
 
Nov 2017
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 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.
 
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.
 


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