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Mar 2017
Fri-Sun 24-26 Mar BUFFALO STAMPEDE
75k, 42k, 20k, 10k, kids 4k. Bright, Victoria contact: Sean Greenhill. email: info@buffalostampede.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Apr 2017
Sat 1 Apr RUN THE ROCK
Let's go on an adventure. Breathe in the fresh morning air, and run uninterrupted in the Macedon ranges and exploring Hanging Rock on Saturday 1 April 2017. Just an hour's drive from Melbourne; Hanging Rock, Woodend is the perfect scenic and challenging off-road running adventure for runners of all ages and abilities. Sign up today for a new adventure - fresh country air, undulating hills, a challenging course and country hospitality. Choose from the 2km kids run, 5km run/walk, 10km or 20km runs and join us for a rocking running adventure!  contact: Sole Motive. email: info@solemotive.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 1 Apr RUN THE ROCK
Let's go on an adventure. Breathe in the fresh morning air, and run uninterrupted in the Macedon ranges and exploring Hanging Rock on Saturday 1 April 2017. Just an hour's drive from Melbourne; Hanging Rock, Woodend is the perfect scenic and challenging off-road running adventure for runners of all ages and abilities. Sign up today for a new adventure - fresh country air, undulating hills, a challenging course and country hospitality. Choose from the 2km kids run, 5km run/walk, 12km or 20km runs and join us for a rocking running adventure! contact: Sole Motive. email: info@solemotive.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 2 Apr MT BULLER SKY RUN
The Mount Buller Skyrun offers three unique runs: 22 km introductory trail run from Mount Buller to Mount Stirling and back. 36 km mid distance course from Mount Buller to Mount Stirling and then a quad busting descent to the Delatite River before a gut wrenching 1200m climb to the summit of Mount Buller. 45 km ultra course which takes in Mount Stirling, Craigs Hut, great views over the Crosscut Saw and the Bluff, a scenic jog along the banks of the Delatite River and a final crushing climb to the summit of Mount Buller itself before an exhilarating 2 km descent to the finish line. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 2 Apr RUN TO THE DOG
A 10km Trail run or 5km Trail run or Walk finishing with a beverdige in our on location Moon Dog Bar. This event has a great relaxed vibe with live music and entertinament in a great event atmosphere. All entries get 1 free beveridge at the Moon Dog on location bar. There is also a K9 10k or 5k Hair of the Dog category if you want to compete with your hairy friend as many did in 2016.  contact: Big Hill Events. email: info@bighillevents.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Fri-Sun 7-9 Apr DOWN UNDER 135
Down Under 135 will be one of the Southern Hemisphere's ​Gnarliest Foot Races The Down Under 135 is the newest gnarliest, super demanding and extreme running races offered anywhere in Australia, covering 135 miles ( 217 km ) single stage non-stop from the start to finish. Competitors will adventure across the single trails of the Lerderderg and Wombat State Forests in Victoria located only 40km west of the Melbourne Airport and CBD.  contact: Dion Milne. email: downunder135@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 9 Apr TUNGAMAH LIONS CLUB TEN THOUSAND
The Tungamah Ten Thousand Day is for the family with 5km and 10 km fun runs plus a 3km for under 16s and shorter distances for the littlies. We also have cycling crits for veteran cyclists with an AVCC licence. Throw in a market, train rides, billy cart races and good music and the day is a ripper. There is good prize money and prizes for other runners. All profits go to Lions projects.  contact: Les Harrison 0357485682 or 0417301797. email: harro@mcmedia.com.au.
 
Sun 23 Apr 2017 MELBOURNE MEMORY WALK & JOG
Dementia is the condition that will have the greatest social and economic impact on our time. With an estimated 97,000 Victorians living with dementia, our services have never been in higher demand. Register for the 5km walk, 5km run or 10km run and help us, help those impacted by dementia by joining us for the race against dementia. The first 500 people to register will receive a FREE Memory Walk & Jog T-shirt! All funds raised increase Alzheimers Australia Vic's ability to provide vital support services, such as counselling, support groups, education to help family carers, and professional training across the state. These services reduce feelings of isolation and empower people living with dementia and those caring for them. With your help, we can make sure that our support is always available to those who need it. Thank you for supporting us! Early Bird Ticket Prices: (closes Sunday 22nd January) Child under 5yrs: Free Child/Concession: $15 Adult: $25 Family (2 adults, 2 concessions): $75 Team of five: $115 Ticket Prices: (as of Monday 23rd January) Child under 5yrs: Free Child/Concession: $20 Adult: $30 Family (2 adults, 2 concessions): $80 Team of five: $120 Timings: 7:00am On-the-day registration opens 8:00am Race Welcome 8:30am Group Warmup 8:45am 10km Run starts 8:50am 5km Run starts 8:55am 5km Walk starts 10.30am Prize Presentation 11:00am Event Finish Date Sunday 23rd April, 2017 Location Westerfolds Park, Fitzsimons Ln, Templestowe VIC 3106  contact: Kristin Marshall. email: Kristin.Marshall@alzheimers.org.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 23 Apr BRIGHT FUN RUN
The Fun Run comprises four road running events (3km, 5km, 10km & 21km)and two trail running events (approx. 6 & 11km)all of which take in the spectacular autumn views of the Alpine Valleys.  contact: Tracy Carey. email: thebrightfunrun@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 23 Apr O'KEEFE RAIL TRAIL MARATHON - BENDIGO TO HEATHCOTE
The O'Keefe Rail Trail Marathon runs along the historic rail trail that joins Bendigo to Heathcote. The surface is suitable for both trail runners or also road runners and similar to the famous tan track in Melbourne. Fast times were run in the inaugural event last year. Events include the marathon, half marathon, quarter marathon, mile and the popular Ekiden relay where a team of 7 will run over the marathon distance. Visit the website for more details with entries opening the 1st November 2016. contact: Craig Green. email: gm.athsbendigo@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 23 Apr MYPHYSIO WERRIBEE MANSION RUN
Set on the grounds of Werribee Mansion and Werribee Park, The MyPhysio Werribee Mansion Run starts and finishes on the lawns of the magnificent Werribee Mansion. The event caters for all levels of fitness and all members of the family with a two lap half marathon and 10km runs for the experiences runner, 5.5km Run/walk event for the less experienced. There is also a 1.2km kids dash, to ensure noone misses out. As far as a spectacular venue and picturesque course goes, we believe this event can not be beaten. contact: Justin . email: justin@pbevents.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 23 Apr GEELONG HALF MARATHON & 7 KM RUN SUNDAY APRIL 23, 2017
29th Geelong Half Marathon at 8:00 a.m. and 7 km run at 8:30 a.m. Easily found under the Moorabool Street Bridge in Geelong with plenty of nearby parking. There is over $3500 in prizes as well as additional spot prizes. As in past years, there is a $200 bonus for anyone breaking the open records. Entry is online ONLY through our website www.gccc.asn.au or https://www.registernow.com.au . There are spot prizes of running shoes for early entries. Entries close Saturday April 22, 2017 (at MIDDAY). Adult entry is $55, Australian Health Card holders and under 18, $40. An additional feature is a 7 km run starting at 8:30am. Entry fee for this run is $25 for adults and Australian Health Card holders and under 18, $20. On-line entries are available now. Entry numbers will be capped at 1200 and a race time cut-off will apply. Cut-off is 50 minutes at 7 km and 1 hour 45 minutes at 14 km. Check our website.  contact: Ken Walker. email: walkerken7@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 30 Apr GREAT TRAIN RACE - PUFFING BILLY
The Great Train Race isn't simply a race amongst fellow competitors - it's an exciting challenge competing against the steam locomotive, Puffing Billy! Explore the variable terrain along the race route through 13.5 km's of the Dandenong Ranges hills and fern gullies from Belgrave to Emerald Lake Park. The Great Train Race is organised by Puffing Billy Railway volunteers, with all proceeds and any additional donations directed to the Puffing Billy Menzies Creek Museum redevelopment project.  email: race@pbr.org.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
 
May 2017
Sat 6 May DARKNESS INTO LIGHT MELBOURNE
Darkness into Light is the annual fundraising event for a Suicide & Self Harm Prevention charity which provides free counselling services to anyone affected by suicide, self harm or depression. Part of the proceeds are donated to a similar, local charity in Melbourne to help support the fight against suicide. Melbourne is holding it's 3rd annual 5km walk/run this year on May 6th. Starting in the early hours of the morning when it is still dark and crossing the line as the sun rises. A symbolic and literal walk from darkness into light. contact: https://www.facebook.com/dilmelbourne/. Visit the website for more details.
 
Fri-Sun 26 May-26 Mar MELBOURNE COASTREK 2017 (VIC)
Melbourne Coastrek 30km or 60km Team Challenge. Soak up the spectacular peninsula coastline, nature trails and sparkling bays with your friends from Cape Schanck or Koonya Beach to Point Nepean on the wild Mornington Peninsula. We'll help guide you on this journey with a 12 Week Training Program and feed you loads of expert tips, events and fundraising support to help you prepare for the big day. You'll also get access to a huge range of nutrition, injury prevention, gear and other fabulous partner offers to support you on your journey. Visit the website for more details.  contact: Melbourne.coastrek@wildwomenontop.com. . Visit the website for more details.
 
 
Jul 2017
Sun 30 Jul RUN MELBOURNE
Join Sole Motive & Run Melbourne again in 2017 to celebrate 10 years of running Run Melbourne. We've spent the past nine years running Run Melbourne together. Over 170,000 of you have helped Run Melbourne since 2008, clocking up thousands of kilometres training, smashing hundreds of personal bests, and collectively raising over $12million for more than 400 charities. With distances of 5k, 10k or the Half-Marathon, there's an option available for everyone. Run for a charity close to your heart, take on a new challenge, or aim for a personal best - come and Run Melbourne with us on Saturday 30 July, 2017 and celebrate the running the city of Melbourne! contact: Sole Motive. email: info@solemotive.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Aug 2017
Sat-Sun 26-27 Aug WONDERLAND RUN - GRAMPIANS
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: info@wonderlandrun.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Nov 2017
Sat 18 Nov SUMMIT SURVIVOR
Run the Most Obstacle-Dense Course in Victoria! Leap, weave, duck and slide! Clamber, stagger, wade and run through this EPIC 5km course; the most obstacle-dense course in Victoria. With fun and teamwork at the heart of this mud run, we've replaced long running distances with awesome challenging obstacles. The course is so densely packed you'll move quickly from one obstacle to the next! Summit Survivor is for adventurous 12 to 60 year olds. 87% of participants said they found it the "ideal difficulty". You can push yourself and make the course tough, or slow it down to suit your style. We also have our Kids Course for under 12 year olds! email: events@thesummit.net.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 18 Nov THE PADDY PALLIN ADVENTURE SERIES LYSTEFIELD LAKE EVENT
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.
 
 
Feb 2018
Tue 20 Feb TIMBOON ACTION RAIL RUN
5km walk & run, 10km run. Starting near the Timboon playground at the back of the Distillery, come along and enjoy a scenic run along the sheltered rail trail out to the trestle bridge and back. Popes Bus transport available from the start line to the trestle bridge for 5km starters. 8am registrations open, 8.30am start the 10km distillery dash, 9am Popes shuffle 5km walk & run. $20.00 individual, $25.00 family entry. Pre register at www.timboonaction.org.au or by calling 55987254 by the 20th Jan for a FREE t-shirt & $5.00 discount. FREE child care available for participants - bookings essential. contact: Camp Cooriemungle . email: (03) 55987254. Visit the website for more details.
 


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