|Ultra-Marathon Running Calendar|
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|Mon-Wed||20-20 Jun||100 KM RUNNING DAYS BIEL (SWITZERLAND) ()
This is the oldest 100km run in the world. It include also a marathon and a half marathon. Also special is, that the run takes place during the night. The run starts at 10pm. 60% of the track is trail ad 40% pavement. email: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sat-Sun||22-23 Jul||YOU YANGS TRAIL RUNNING FESTIVAL (VIC)
You Yangs Regional Park, Turntable Drive, Little River, Vic 3211 SATURDAY 100km 100mile and the all NEW Half Marathon and Marathon SUNDAY - 5km 15km 30km 50km Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sat-Sun||5-6 Aug||LAMINGTON ECO CHALLENGE (QLD)
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: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details.
|Sat-Sun||5-6 Aug||BUSH CAPITAL BUSH MARATHON FESTIVAL POSTPONED TO 21 & 22 OCTOBER (ACT)
This year the usual date of the first weekend in August clashes with the World Mountain Running Championships Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Fri-Mon||11-14 Aug||RUN LARAPINTA (NT)
Run Larapinta is a four-day, four-stage trail running race along the most spectacular sections of the Larapinta Trail in the Northern Territory, from Friday 11 to Monday 14 August 2017. The event provides the ideal opportunity for runners to combine their love of running with a visit to one of the most spectacular destinations in Australia, the Red Centre. The quality of the running along the Larapinta Trail, combined with the incredible setting and the friendly camaraderie between competitors makes it an exceptional experience for all participants. The event offers two course distance options tailored for runners of all levels: The Malbunka - a long course option features stages varying between 20km and 45km each day, whilst The Namatjira - a short course option includes stages varying between 11km and 30km each day. Competitors can choose to do the full course or just select individual stages that suit their schedule. contact: Annie Knight 03 5261 5511. email: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details.
|Sun||20 Aug||64KM KURANDA TO PORT DOUGLAS ULTRA TRAIL RACE AND RELAY; 16KM BUMP TO BEACH (QLD)
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: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sat-Sun||26-27 Aug||WONDERLAND RUN - GRAMPIANS (VIC)
Absolute freaking intensity! You are engulfed by a whole different world. You are IN the landscape. It will chew you up and spit you out and you will love it. All events based from Halls Gap in the mighty Grampians. 2km & 8km 'Short' trail runs 2pm Saturday August 20th 20km and 36km full impact trail runs start 7am Sunday August 21st https://www.facebook.com/groups/1439991782914822/ contact: Rohan Day. email: email@example.com. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sun||24 Sep||SRI CHINMOY CANBERRA TRAIL ULTRA (103KM) (ACT)
The Sri Chinmoy Canberra Centenary 100km trail run was staged in 2013. With Canberra now 104 years old, in 2017 the event grows to 104km. Starting and finishing from The Rond Terraces, the route explores Parliament House, Red Hill, Isaacs Ridge, Farrer Ridge, Mt Taylor, Mt Arawang, Cooleman Ridge, Stromlo Forest Park, the National Arboretum, Cork Oaks, Aranda Bushland, Black Mountain Reserve, Mt Majura, Mt Ainslie and Lake Burley Griffin. The run is open to Solo Runners, and to Relay Teams of 2-4 members, with 4 relay legs of approximately 25 km. contact: Prachar Stegemann. email: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sun||24 Sep||SRI CHINMOY 104 KM TRAIL ULTRA (ACT)
Originally staged as a 100km race to commemorate the Centenary of Canberra in 2013, this unique run is a celebration of our "Natural Capital" – part adventure, part scenic tour and part epic endurance challenge. The journey wends through the hills, nature parks and open spaces of central, south and north Canberra, describing a wide loop starting and finishing at Rond Terrace, at the foot of Anzac Parade on Lake Burley Griffin in the Parliamentary Triangle. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sun||24 Sep||SRI CHINMOY 104KM TRAIL ULTRA (ACT)
6:00 am for solo runners; 6:30 am for relay teams. Starting and finishing at Rond Terrace, at the foot of Anzac Parade on Lake Burley Griffin in the Parliamentary Triangle. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|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: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sat-Sun||14-15 Oct||HUME & HOVELL ULTRA (NSW)
100 Mile, 100 Km, 50 Km and 22 Km Run/Walk on a section of the historic Hume and Hovell Walking Track. Start/Finish at Henry Angel Trackhead, 9 Km south of Tumbarumba on the Tooma road. The course is a mixture of constructed walking track, 90% single trail and the rest is fire trails. Drop bags, electronic timing, medals and certificates for all finishers. Generous cut off times to encourage people to come out an enjoy the area. Elevation of 4088 metres with varying degrees of difficulty, beautiful scenery, dams, waterfalls, gold mining relics and wild brumbies. Free camping, electricity, hot water, toilets and bbq's. contact: Peter FitzPatrick. email: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sat-Sun||21-22 Oct||BUSH CAPITAL BUSH MARATHON FESTIVAL (ACT)
Mt Ainslie and Mt Majura Nature reserves Campbell High School, Canberra SATURDAY 21 October 2017 7.00am 63.3km ultra marathon run; 42.2km bush marathon power walk 8.00am 42.2km bush marathon run; half marathon power walk 9.00am 21.1km bush half marathon run SUNDAY 22 October 2017 8.30am 16km bush run and 16km bush walk 10.30am 10km run and walk 10.40am Under 13 years 2km children’s run 11.00am 5km run & walk contact: John Harding. email: hackettrunner at hotmail dot com. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.