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Aug 2017
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 COBURG HALF MARATHON
2017 Coburg Half Marathon 21.1km, 10.55km, 4.5km 9am Harold Stevens Athletics Track, (Mway 18 A10) Undulating bike path course, marshaled and flagged where necessary, with drink stations. Trophies for winners & placegetters, certificates for all; enter on the day or online. www.coburgharriers.org.au  contact: Bernie Goggin 0417012682. email: funruns@coburgharriers.org.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
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.
 
Sun 27 Aug FEATS 4 FEET
East Wimmera Health Service is holding its annual event, FEATS 4 FEET, with runs of 10km, 6.6km and 3.2km - all commencing at 11am. This year were are proud to have World Champion, STEVE "MONA" MONEGHETTI participating. Come and run with Steve and have a great day. EarlyBird Registation can be made at : https://www.eventbrite.com/e/east-wimmera-health-service-feats-4-feet-fun-run-walk-tickets-34456677851  contact: Sue Hynes. email: sue.hynes@ewhs.org.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 27 Aug SANDY POINT HALF MARATHON  contact: Sole Motive. email: info@solemotive.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 27 Aug SHEPPARTON RUNNING FESTIVAL
Run on the region's best sealed, scenic pathways as they wind their way along the banks of the Goulburn and Broken Rivers. An ideal event for the first-time marathon entrant or those looking for their PB on a flat, fast course. Cash prizes for all events. contact: Nadine. email: Nadine.Edwards@ecodev.vic.gov.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 27 Aug SANDY POINT HALF MARATHON
Some people dread winter - others train in it. We're inviting you take up the Sole Motive challenge � commit to training this winter and become a winter warrior #SMwinterwarrior at the Sandy Point Half Marathon. Get fitter, faster and stronger this winter and take up the Sole Motive winter warrior challenge and register for one of Melbourne's flattest and fastest Half Marathon's. Unleash your inner warrior, �choose your hard� and sign up for the Half Marathon, 10K or 5K distances. There�s even something for the kids with a 3K kids run/walk! Find out more at www.solemotive.com  contact: Sole Motive. email: info@solemotive.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 27 Aug MORNINGTON COLOUR CARNIVALE
The Colour Carnivale is more than just a�Crazy 5km Fun Run, Colour Disco, Food Truck Festival, Carnival Rides, Colour Activities/Games. It�s a festival of fun, colour and much more.��Bring your family and friends for a great day out!! contact: Event People. email: info@eventpeople.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Sep 2017
Fri-Sun 1-3 Sep FINDERS ISLAND RUNNING FESTIVAL (TAS)
A glorious weekend of running in a remote community situated in the wild Bass Strait. There is a timed 5km scenic run in coastal bush on the Friday, the famous 26km Pub2Pub (on the road) or its newer cousin, the Pub2Pub marathon which takes in some beautiful bushland. Both of these are held on Saturday whilst to finish the weekend off in style on Sunday there is a 5km road race on a fast course. Check out the website for full details on the event and to access information on transport arrangements. We are here to help you finalise the details if you need us! contact: David Heap: 0418 714 123. email: david.heap@bigpond.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 2 Sep BIGFOOT SNOW TRAIL - FALLS CREEK
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
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
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
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 17 Sep BELLARINE RAIL TRAIL RUN (17/34KM)
The BRT Run is an out & back course from Queenscliff to Drysdale Railway Station & return (34km) or one-way Drysdale to Queenscliff (17km) along the BRT. There is the option of taking the Bellarine Railway's steam train to the 17km start. The trail is tremendously scenic and ideal for running being wide, well marked and all on smooth, unsealed paths aside from the 4.5kms at the Queenscliff end (sealed). At just $10 entry, it's fantastic value.  contact: Brett Coleman. email: brtrun@me.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat 23 Sep HARVEST RUN contact: 03 9285 0600 . email: info@solemotive.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat 23 Sep HARVEST RUN
If you've ever said "Will run for wine" - we know this running event with a twist (or corkscrew) is perfect for you! Whether you love running, a good wine or a weekend getaway, the Harvest Run is perfect for you. Gather your tribe and visit the Yarra Valley this September for a day of wine, food, fitness and fun. Choose from the 6K or 12K distances and unwind after your run as you sip on local wine, snack on delicious treats, and sample our favourite wine & ciders from the area.  contact: Sole Motive. email: info@solemotive.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 24 Sep MORNINGTON RUNNING FESTIVAL
Entries are now open for the�2017 Mornington Running Festival Saturday 23rd September 2017�- Mornington Health and Lifestyle Expo - The day will include free activities/demonstrations/workshops and�fun for the whole family, showcasing local businesses and Health professionals, Gyms, Clubs, Food�Vendors, Health Products��and Services.��Kids Activities Include the Sunday 24th September 2017 - Mornington Running Festival includes�the 1km kids dash, Nicholas Lynch 5km and 10km fun run/walk and the popular PARC Half Marathon 21.1km distance. We will have free activities including jumping castle, face, painting and food stalls. contact: Event People. email: info@eventpeople.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Oct 2017
Sun 1 Oct 'HARRIETVILLE HALF'
The 'Harrietville Half' is a Half Marathon road running event in the Alpine Shire from Bright along a spectacularly scenic, traffic free course to the iconic mountain village of Harrietville. The Event also incorporates 10, 5 & 2km Fun Run/Walks along the final 10, 5 & 2km of the course. The Event raises funds for the Harrietville Primary School, supporting 'Excellence in Regional Education'. contact: Robyn Downey. email: harrietvillehalf@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
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 CASEY STRIDE SERIES RACE 1
The Casey Stride Series will be a 3 Race Series. The events will feature a 5km or 10km along with a kids race. The events will be organised on the principles of being FUN, FRIENDLY & RELAXED, they will be designed for all abilities from beginners walking 5km to Olympians looking to have a fun race with the awesome Melbourne Running Community. contact: Stride Event Management PTY Ltd. email: dion@stride.events. 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.
 
Sun 8 Oct RUN THE MAINE
Run the Maine Inc and Castlemaine Property group present a fun run of distances 14km, 5.5km and 2km. Major fundraiser for Castlemaine Health. Cash prizes. Start and Finish in amazing botanical gardens and long course course utilising fantastic tracks in local state forest. contact: Libby Mayes. email: director@runthemaine.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: peterfitz47@bigpond.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Nov 2017
Sat 4 Nov 4 PEAKS - BRIGHT ALPINE CLIMB - MYSTIC HILL
11km of trails on the picturesque and challenging Mystic Hill in Bright, Victoria. http://www.4peaks.com.au/mystic-hill/ contact: Melanie Michael. email: info@mountainsports.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 5 Nov CASEY STRIDE SERIES RACE 2
The Casey Stride Series will be a 3 Race Series. The events will feature a 5km or 10km along with a kids race. The events will be organised on the principles of being FUN, FRIENDLY & RELAXED, they will be designed for all abilities from beginners walking 5km to Olympians looking to have a fun race with the awesome Melbourne Running Community. contact: Stride Event Management PTY Ltd. email: dion@stride.events. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 5 Nov 4 PEAKS - BRIGHT ALPINE CLIMB - MT FEATHERTOP
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.
 
Sun 5 Nov BENDIGO BANK FUN RUN
The Bendigo Bank Fun Run is the major fundraising event for the Bendigo Health Foundation and annually raises around $150,000 for new hospital equipment. This year, the Fun Run will be supporting the Foundation's New Bendigo Hospital Appeal #GiveBack campaign aimed at raising $4 million for key pieces of equipment that will enable Bendigo to deliver health services locally. contact: Tara Everist. email: teverist@bendigohealth.org.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 5 Nov LARA FUN RUN
The Lara Fun Run / Walk is a family focused event where everyone can participate. The event starts and finishes at the beautifully renovated Pirra Mansion. The course takes participants through Serendip Sanctuary amongst a spectacular bush setting and plenty of wildlife. The Lara Fun Run aims to provide a great value, healthy, enjoyable experience for everyone, whilst at the same time helping local community groups raise much needed funds. contact: PB Events. email: justin@pbevents.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Mon 6 Nov 4 PEAKS - BRIGHT ALPINE CLIMB - MT HOTHAM
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
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
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.
 
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.
 
Sat-Sun 18-19 Nov MT HOTHAM GOLD RUSH
Mt Hotham Village. 3.5—12—25—40 km Runs. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Dec 2017
Sun 3 Dec CASEY STRIDE SERIES RACE 3
The Casey Stride Series will be a 3 Race Series. The events will feature a 5km or 10km along with a kids race. The events will be organised on the principles of being FUN, FRIENDLY & RELAXED, they will be designed for all abilities from beginners walking 5km to Olympians looking to have a fun race with the awesome Melbourne Running Community. contact: Stride Event Management Pty Ltd. email: dion@stride.events. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat-Sun 9-10 Dec MT MARTHA SUFFERFEST TRIATHLON FESTIVAL
We have a new date and 5 fantastic events lined up for the 2017 Mt Martha Sufferfest Triathlon. Join us on Saturday for our popular Kidsfest and Enticerfest Distances for those wanting to get a taste of triathlon. Then Sunday is the marquee event the Mt Martha Sufferfest Long Course Triathlon now in its 4th year consisting of a 1.9km swim, 90km ride and 21.1km run along the beautiful Mornington Peninsula coastline, coupled with Olyfest and Sprintfest triathlon for those not ready for the long course but want to race on this beautiful course. Saturday�DATE�9 December�2017 KidsFest- 75m Swim/3km Cycle/1km Run EnticerFest - 150m Swim/10km Cycle/2.5km Run Beach Volleyball and Beach Netball Beach Party and Outdoor Movie Sunday DATE�10 December �2017 HalfIronFest - 1.9km Swim/90km Cycle/21.1km run OlyFest - 1.5km Swim/45km Cycle/10.5km run SprintFest - 500m Swim/22.5km Cycle/5.25km Run Beach Volleyball and Beach Netball contact: Event People. email: info@eventpeople.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 16 Dec GOLD RUSH TRAIL RUN 11K AND 22K
8.30am START – 22km @ Hepburn Recreation Reserve. 10am – START 11km Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Jan 2018
Sat-Sun 20-21 Jan WARRNAMBOOL SUFFERFEST TRIATHLON FESTIVAL
Join us for on of Victoria's most popular weekend triathlon festival. Held in the beautiful Coastal Town of Warrnambool, the event provides the perfect location for triathlon and weekend away with the family. We have a new date and some great additions to the weekends activities with our popular Colour Carnviale. Saturday�4TH MARCH 2017 EnticerFest - 150m Swim/9km Cycle/2km Run kidsFest/All Abilities - 75m/3km Cycle/1km Run Colour run sunday 5TH MARCH 2017 Half Iron Distance - 1.9km Swim/90km Cycle/21.1km Run OlyFest - 1.5km Swim/45km Cycle/10km run SprintFest - 500m Swim/22.5km Cycle/5km Run  contact: Event People. email: info@eventpeople.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 28 Jan SAFETY BEACH SUFFERFEST TRIATHLON FESTIVAL
Formally known at Martha Cove Olyfest has been renamed Safety Beach Sufferfest. It will�be the�same great course and locations. This year we have mkade some changes to the races to include RushFest (2 races in one day) and EnticerFest only. This will be a must do race and will sell out. This year will see this event being part of the Australian Beach Games in frankstron 26-28 January 2018, and therefore all placegetters will be recognised also as the 2018 ABG Victoria Champions. More about the Australian Beach Games http://australianbeachgames.com.au/ 28 JANUARY 2018 SprintFest - 500m Swim/20km Cycle/5km Run EnticerFest - 150m Swim/6.7km Cycle/2.5km Run RushFest - 2 Races - Race 1. SprintFest and Race 2 EnticerFest contact: Event People. email: info@eventpeople.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
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.
 
Sun 25 Feb WANGARATTA MARATHON & FUN RUNS
Grown from humble beginnings to a major regional carnival. Participants are treated to a friendly, thriving regional community, just 2 hours from Melbourne in the Ovens and King Valley Region. The courses are flat and fast and meander along the multi-use sealed paths next to the Ovens River and One Mile Creek through urban Wangaratta. The 10km fun run/walk course incorporates a lovely section of urban trail and the both 5km & 10km also follow the shared path to a lovely park and returning along a quaint boulevard bordering the city centre. All courses are accurately measures using the IAAF standard process. Entry includes bib chip timing for all events (start and finish mat) and customised finisher medals in each event (different colour for each event) along with approximately $10,000 of cash and prizes. Live entertainment, food and beverages, free parking and a baggage hold facility are some of the additional inclusions in the entry fee. All entry fees are value focused thanks to the support of our wonderful team of committed sponsors and volunteers. Our motto is "more people moving more often" catering for runners of all standards of runner and fitness enthusiast. Please consider joining us for this welcoming regional event. Contact: Sharon Scholz. email: sharon@wangarattamarathon.com.au. Website: www.wangarattamarathon.com.au  contact: Sharon Scholz. email: sharon@wangarattamarathon.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Mar 2018
Sat-Sun 3-4 Mar NAGAMBIE SUFFERFEST TRIATHLON FESTIVAL
Nagambie Carnivale will include Sufferfest Triathlon Festival, Now On Water Festival and Colour Run. Nagambie is Australias newest multisport festival and located in one of Victoria's great tourist�holiday spots. The triathlon Festival has �an event for all ages and all abilities and over many different distance's including HalfironFest, OlyFest, SprintFest, EnticerFes, KidsFest. This will be a fast and flat multi-loop course which will be sure to see plenty of PB's over your favourite distance. Family and Friends wont miss a second of the action with the course starting and finishing in the centre of town. Saturday 3 MARCH 2018 KidsFest - 75m Swim/3km Cycle/1km Run EnticerFest - 150m Swim/6km Cycle/2km Run Now Festival Colour Run Outdoor Cinema sunday 4 march 2018 Half Iron Distance - 1.9km Swim/90km Cycle/21.1km Run OlyFest - 1.5km Swim/36km Cycle/10.5km run SprintFest - 500m Swim/18km Cycle/5.25km Run Now festival contact: Event People. email: info@eventpeople.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 


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