|Ultra-Marathon Running Calendar|
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|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: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sat||24 Nov||STROMLO RUNNING FESTIVAL 2018 (ACT)
Looking for something fun to do with the family this November? Come down the the Stromlo Forest Park for a great weekend of running and camping! There is something for everyone with a 2.5k kids run around the grassed Cross Country course, as well as a 10k, 30k and 50k, taking runners through Stromlo Forest, across Mount Stromlo, along Molonglo River and through the Arboretum (50k only). With incredible views of the Brindabella Mountains, Canberra and Lake Burley Griffin, this will definitely be a day to remember! REGISTER NOW! contact: Sean Greenhill. email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sat||24 Nov||STROMLO RUNNING FESTIVAL (ACT)
Stromlo Forest Park, Canberra. 50k, 30, 10k and 2.5k for kids. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Fri-Sun||7-9 Dec||COAST TO KOSCIUSZKO 240 KM ULTRAMARATHON (NSW)
240km road race (approx 50% sealed, 50% unsealed and Natl Park/forestry service roads) from Boydtown Beach to the summit of Mt Kosciuszko, then finishing at Charlotte Pass. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sun||9 Dec||GC50 RUN FESTIVAL (QLD)
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: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details.
|Sun||9 Dec||MITCHELL RIVER TRAIL RUN, GIPPSLAND (VIC)
Where- Echo Bend Camping Park- 345 Dunbars Road, Glenaladale, Victoria What- 3 race distances- 50km, 22km and 6km email: hello @trailrunninggippsland.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sun||6 Jan||BOGONG TO HOTHAM (VIC)
29km, 35km, 64km. Start at Mountain Creek campground. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sun||13 Jan||TWO BAYS TRAIL RUN (VIC)
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! Up and over Arthur’s Seat for fantastic rural and coastal views. Through Greens Bush, the largest piece of remnant native bushland on the Peninsula. Along the cliff tops of Bass Straight approaching the lighthouse. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sat||2 Feb||CRADLE MOUNTAIN ULTRA RUN (TAS)
The Cradle Mt Run is a one day traverse of Tasmanian’s famous Cradle Mt to Lake St Clair Overland Track. The altitude of the track in several areas of the plateau is greater than 1,000 metres, which by world standards is not high, but here is well above the tree line. This low tree line illustrates the exposure and harshness of conditions that can prevail even in summer. The Run is approximately 82 kms and runners take between 8 hours and 15.5 hours to complete this distance. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sat-Sun||2-3 Mar||BAW BAW TRAIL FEST (VIC)
The Mount Baw Baw Trail Fest is set in the picturesque alpine village of Mount Baw Baw in the Victorian Alps and offers great Alpine running over 2 days. The courses offered provide a range of run distances (1/4/7/15/21/36/44km) for entry level runners right up to the more experienced trail runner, offering opportunities for mum, dad and the kids to get out and get a feel for this pristine alpine environment. Short course distances of 1/4/7 km on the Sunday are great for the kids and those just wanting to stretch their legs along scenic walking trails. For the more experienced, the 15 km, 21 km, 36 km and 44 km courses take in more challenging and historic runs through the Baw Baw National Park to Mt St Gwinear and Mushroom Rocks. Soak up the pristine alpine environment and challenge yourself to run at an altitude above 1,500 metres. Fun running for all the family. contact: Paul Ashton. email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sat-Mon||9-11 Mar||WARBURTON TRAIL FEST (VIC)
3 amazing days of trail running goodness including: 50km Lumberjack Ultra; 25km Redwoods Rush; 22km Donna Double w/ 1000m vert in first eight kays! 14km Sawmill Grove Run; 9km Little Joe's Terror Night Run (with live band);5km Rapid River Runs (Sat & Sun); 3km Lilo Derby. Off trail seminars, film screening and new mountain photography exhibition Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|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: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sat||23 Mar||DUNCAN'S RUN 50K, 21K AND 6K (VIC)
Where: Grand Strzelecki Track, Tarra Bulga, Gippsland, VIC. Status: 50km, 21km & 6km trail. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sat||6 Apr||JABULANI CHALLENGE (NSW)
The Jabulani Challenge is a stunning trail run through the Ku-Ring-Gai National Park in the north of Sydney. Predominantly on single track the trail has everything to offer from waterside tracks, rainforest, bushland, steep hill inclines and creek crossings. Exploring some of the hidden waterways that Pittwater is famous for its hard to believe you are only 30 minutes from the heart of Sydney. With three distances to choose from the event caters for hardened trail runners to social walkers. The start and finish is at Bobbin Head, making it logistically easy, but more importantly a great spot on the edge of the Pittwater for a family day out. email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details.
|Fri-Sun||12-14 Apr||BUFFALO STAMPEDE (NSW)
The Buffalo Stampede from Friday, 12 April to Sunday, 14 April 2019 is part of the internationally prestigious Skyrunning brand that attracts top athletes to the top of the world, where earth and sky meet. Compete in individual events, or take on the Buffalo Grand Slam: 20km + 42km + 75km over the three days. The Buffalo Stampede is such a special event with spectators coming in from the township to cheers runners on as they climb the surrounding hills and mountains. Nowhere else in trail running does a community embrace the runners! The sound of Cow bells lets you know you are approaching a summit or aid station. contact: Sean Greenhill. email: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Fri-Sun||12-14 Apr||BUFFALO STAMPEDE (VIC)
Bright, Victoria. 75k, 42k, 20k. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sun||28 Apr||MAROONDAH DAM (VIC)
50k, 30k, 8k. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Fri||3 May||DOWN UNDER 135 (VIC)
Bachus Marsh, Melbourne. 135 miles ( 217 km ) in a single stage non-stop from the start to finish, this adventure is across the single trails of the Lerderderg and Wombat State Forests in Victoria. 19% finishing rate in 2018 & 26% in 2017. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.