|Victorian Running Calendar|
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|Sun-Fri||5 Jun-23 Sep||HOKA ONE ONE TRAIL RUNNING SERIES - RACE 1
The HOKA ONE ONE Trail Running Series takes your running off-road with a series of popular races at breath-taking wilderness locations within a 1hr drive from Melbourne. Studley Park - 5km / 11km / 15km contact: Annie Knight. email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sat||3 Sep||SURF COAST CENTURY
THE SURF COAST CENTURY IS A SPECTACULAR 50KM AND 100KM ULTRAMARATHON ALONG VICTORIA'S SURF COAST AND WILDFLOWER HINTERLAND WITH BEAUTIFUL SCENERY THE WHOLE WAY. This incredible race takes runners on an extraordinary journey below towering sea cliffs, along remote beaches and through the captivating wildflower hinterland on twisting single track where no two footsteps are ever the same. As well as attracting many of Australia's best runners, the Surf Coast Century also has a great reputation as the ideal event for those tackling their first ultra marathon due to the accessible course, support services and easy logistics, and the incredible energy around the course from supporters, other runners and event officials. So set yourself the ultimate challenge and join us for the 2016 Surf Coast Century for an unforgettable experience. DISTANCE: 100km and 50km solo ultra marathons, and 100km relay (team of 2 or 4) DATE: Saturday 3 September 2016 LOCATION: Start/Finish in Anglesea, Victoria, on the Great Ocean Road ENTRIES: Entries are now open! WHO: Australia's elite runners through to those tackling their first ultra marathon - all welcome. contact: Rapid Ascent. email: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sat-Sun||3-4 Sep||MORNINGTON RUNNING FESTIVAL
Entries are now open for the 4-5 September 2016 for third running of Mornington Running Festival and Health & Lifestyle Expo. The weekend festival includes a 1km kids dash, 5 and 10km fun run/walk and the popular Half Marathon 21.1km distance. The Health and Lifestyle Expo will also back bigger and better including exhibitors, seminars, workshops and games for the whole family. Join us and help us money for our Charity Partner beyondblue. The Beyond Blue Obstacle Course has been included as part of the expo on Saturday 3rd September. We have limited spots available so make sure you secure your spot now, for what will be great fun contact: firstname.lastname@example.org 03 59884040. email: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details.
|Sun||4 Sep||2016 MORNINGTON RUNNING FESTIVAL AND EXPO
Entries are now open for the 4-5 September 2016 for third running of Mornington Running Festival and Health & Lifestyle Expo. The weekend festival includes a 1km kids dash, 5km and 10km fun run/walk and the popular Half Marathon 21.1km distance. The Health and Lifestyle Expo will also back bigger and better including exhibitors, seminars, workshops and games for the whole family. Join us and help us money for our Charity Partner beyondblue. contact: XOSIZE Events. email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details.
|Sun||4 Sep||HOKA ONE ONE TRAIL RUNNING SERIES - RACE 4
The HOKA ONE ONE Trail Running Series takes your running off-road with a series of popular races at breath-taking wilderness locations within a 1hr drive from Melbourne. Anglesea - 8km / 15km / 23km contact: Annie Knight. email: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sun||4 Sep||YMCA FATHER'S DAY FUN RUN
Get excited! It's time to chase your way around Melbourne this Fathers' Day. Create memorable moments at the inaugural YMCA Fathers' Day Fun Run, with plenty of entertainment and activities for the whole family. Run, walk or chase your family and friends around the scenic 5k or 10k courses at Melbourne's Tan. This event is all about healthy living, celebrating families and raising much needed funds to minimise the toll of mental illness on young people's lives by providing places where they can reach their full potential. In 1910, the YMCA invented Fathers' Day - today we want you to be part of our biggest celebration yet! Register today! contact: http://fathersdayfunrun.org.au/. email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sun||11 Sep||MEMORY WALK & JOG - GEELONG
Alzheimer's Australia Vic is heading back to Geelong for the third annual Memory Walk & Jog - this time in a new location! Join us Sunday 11th September at Barwon Valley Park for a 10km Run, 5km Run or a 2.8km Walk. It's all about coming together with your friends and family to raise vital funds and support people impacted by dementia. You don't need to be a fitness fanatic to be a part of Memory Walk & Jog - it has something for everyone! You can run, walk, skip or even dress up and dance your way through the day! So whether you're eight or 80, a pro-athlete or just looking for a fun morning out, you can take part in the race and request donations to support the amazing work done by Alzheimer's Australia Vic. contact: Kristin Marshall. email: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sat||17 Sep||THE WELLNESS WALK & RESEARCH RUN
Join the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Wellness & Research Centre (ONJ Centre) to raise vital funds for breakthrough cancer research and wellness and supportive care programs. The Wellness Walk has attracted over 6,000 participants and raised more than $400,000 since its inception three years ago. The 2016 event will be proudly hosted at the Bundoora Campus of La Trobe University, our official Event Partner. This year the event will introduce the inaugural Research Run led by run ambassador, Australian sporting legend Steve Moneghetti. Participants can choose to walk or run either a 5km or 10km course through the La Trobe University campus. The new event will complement the Wellness Walk and provide a fantastic opportunity for the dedicated running community to show their support. The day will also include live stage performances, family activities, food trucks and opportunities to engage with our generous sponsors. contact: Hannah Cusack- Event Manager. email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Fri||23 Sep||HOKA ONE ONE TRAIL RUNNING SERIES - RACE 5 (NIGHT RACE)
The HOKA ONE ONE Trail Running Series takes your running off-road with a series of popular races at breath-taking wilderness locations within a 1hr drive from Melbourne. NEW night race 5: Friday 23 September - Studley Park - 5km / 11km / 15km contact: Annie Knight. email: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sat||24 Sep||HARVEST RUN
Sole Motive presents the Harvest Run - an exciting new event held amongst the vineyards in the stunning Yarra Valley this September. The Harvest Run offers two distances with stunning views of Victoria's award winning Yarra Valley wineries and countryside. � 6km run/walk which starts at the Yarra Valley Racing Club � 13.5km run from Healesville to Yarra Glen. Think food, wine, fitness and fun. After you've run, relax in our event village at the Yarra Glen Race Course to enjoy food, wine and music. contact: 03 9285 0600 . email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sun||2 Oct||COBURG LAKE CLASSIC FUN RUN
Coburg Lake Classic Fun Run Sunday 2nd October 2016, 9am for an event that is a little different from our normal Fun Runs, being a 10km run or a 5km run/walk along the scenic Merri Creek. Trophies for the placegetters, Certificates for all, free morning tea, and a friendly atmosphere. Enter on the day or online, Harold Stevens Athletic track, Outlook Rd Coburg, Melway Map 18 A10. contact: Bernie Goggin 0417012682. email: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details.
|Fri-Sun||21-23 Oct||AUSTRALIAN ADVENTURE FESTIVAL
The ultimate adventure festival hits East Gippsland, Victoria. The aim of the festival is simply to bring together outdoor adventurers, and their friends and families, to celebrate the world of adventure in one ultimate festival. And, to do so in a naturally magic, untouched, adventure playground. Participate in a 55km, 21.1km, 10km or 5km Trail run, 25km, 50km or 100km MTB, or take on the Adventure Race: 2km Run 50 metre cross river swim, 12.5km paddle, 24km MTB and 14km trail run (Individual or Relay-style team (2 or 3). A children's event will take place on the Sunday in the form of an obstacle course on the Lakes Entrance foreshore. contact: East Gippsland Marketing Inc. email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sat-Sun||22-23 Oct||NED KELLY CHASE
The 100km course follows the magnificent Murray to Mountains Rail Trail and then on the Oxley and Milawa cycle path which starts and finishes at Apex Park in Wangaratta. Entrants choose from the 100km or 50km solo run, 4 x 25km relay run, Marathon or Half Marathon, 100km or 50km cycle challenge or 10km fun run. The event is fully supported with food and beverage aid stations approximately every 5km. Times are accurately recorded and the 100km & 50km is IAAF AIMS certified and entrants choose their own start time aiming to finish at 12pm Sunday. Entry fees for all but the 10km includes customised event bibs, 2-bottle Ned Kelly Chase hydration belt and a ticket to the presentation dinner Sunday evening. Dinner includes delicious 1880's favourites such as lamb shank soup, damper, various roast veges and meats, cottage pie and for dessert we tuck into bread and butter pudding and an adult-styled trifle. All event finishers receive either a stylised Ned Kelly helmet medal or keyring and there is also a great range of other prizes and giveaways. We hope you will consider joining us and celebrating both the best of the region and the spirit and history of the 1880s. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nedkellychase contact: Sharon Scholz. email: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details.
|Sun||23 Oct||MITCHELTON WINERY RUNNING FESTIVAL
We have a great family day on offer at the beautiful Mitchelton Winery located at Nagambie Victoria. Start your day with a scenic run around the grounds of the winery with distances including the Half Marathon, 10km, 5km or 1km (Kids Race) Fun Runs. The afternoon you can sit back, relax and enjoy some great food, wine and live music. We have also included some great activities for the whole family with a giant slip and slide ride down a 200m hill being the star attraction, plus jumping castles and more. With only 500 spots available across all fun run events and 300 spots for the Slip N Ride book in early so not to be disappointed. Every Competitor will receive a medal when crossing the line in the Fun Runs contact: firstname.lastname@example.org 03 59884040. email: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details.
|Sat||29 Oct||2016 GREAT AMAZING RACE
Race for the kids, and compete in Uplift Events' 2016 Great Amazing Race. Regarded as Melbourne's ultimate urban adventure race, the annual event will be raising funds to proudly support the Royal Children's Hospital Foundation. We have condensed all the fun and excitement into a new format while slashing the entry price! So if you love the outdoors, competing and enjoy keeping fit then this is the ideal event, as competitors from all ages and fitness levels can enter in this fun filled day. Just gather your partner, a friend, a family member or a work colleague and form a team of 2. Unlike a marathon, fun run or obstacle event, the Great Amazing Race will have teams deciphering clues and puzzles as they discover the hidden secrets of Melbourne while visiting famous landmarks and locations, and completing a variety of fun and challenging activities along the way. contact: 130 875 438. email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details.
|Sun||30 Oct||COBURG FUN RUN
Coburg 12km Fun Run, 6km run/walk, 3km for juniors (and seniors). 9am, Sunday 30TH October 2016 enter online or on the day the day,at the Coburg Harriers Clubrooms, Harold Stevens Athletic track (behind the Basketball Stadium)in Outlook Rd Coburg, Melway Map 18 A10; trophies for place getters and certificates for the rest; plenty of parking, friendly atmosphere, free morning tea. contact: Bernie Goggin 0417012682. email: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details.
|Sun||30 Oct||BENDIGO BANK 2016 BENDIGO FUN RUN
Event details are listed below: Bendigo Bank 2016 Bendigo Fun Run Date: Sunday October 30, 2016 Run: 5km, 10km, 15km & 21.1km or walk 5km * * Certified accurate courses to the standards of IAAF and AIMS organisations contact: Bendigo Health Foundation. email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details.
|Sun||30 Oct||33RD PORT OF PORTLAND 3 BAYS MARATHON
The Port of Portland 3Bays Marathon is one of the most scenic and challenging marathon courses in Victoria. Set in the coastal town of Portland, the course takes in the beautiful Bridgewater Bay, Discovery Bay and Portland Bay, whilst also challenging you to tackle the undulating hills including the famous "Shuffler" Marathon, Half Marathon and Relay events are available contact: Jared Clark . email: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details.
|Sat||5 Nov||UPSTREAM CHALLENGE
The Upstream Challenge is a 50km walk/run from the CBD to Donvale and 20km walk/run from Yarra Flats to Donvale along the Yarra River in Melbourne. There is NO registration fee; however each participant must commit to collect a minimum of $200 in donations, $50 of which will need to be donated at the time of registration. Participants can enter the event by registering for the 50km or 20km Challenge as an individual or as a team. The 50km start is at Gosch's Paddock, Richmond and finish at Donvale Christian College The 20K start is at Yarra flats and also finishes at Donvale. contact: Melissa Gruber. email: Melissa@upstreamfoundation.org. Visit the website for more details.
|Sun||6 Nov||RUN FOR THE FIRIES
The Run for the Firies event is the major fundraising event for the Research and Kangaroo Ground volunteer fire brigades which enables us to serve the community to the highest standards possible. This event offers a 10.6k, 6km and 4km run and also a 4km walk, the routes take you through the winding trails throughout the Eltham and Research park lands providing scenic and at time challenging events. email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details.
|Sun||6 Nov||HAMILTON VITALITY FUN RUN
The Hamilton Vitality Fun Run is proudly operated by Vitality Health and Fitness. This year, the Fun Run will raise funds for the redevelopment of the cancer treatment facilities at the Hamilton Base Hospital, so come along and support this wonderful cause! Sign up for for the 21km, 10km or 4.2km events. contact: Mardi Gill. email: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sat||12 Nov||THE SUMMIT SURVIVOR
Leap, weave, duck and slide! Clamber, stagger, wade and run through this EPIC NEW 5km course; the most obstacle-dense course in Victoria. With fun and teamwork at the heart of this 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! contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. email: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sun||13 Nov||METUNG FUN RUN
10km run, 5km run & 5km walk. Fun run to raise funds for the Metung Primary School & Metung Lions Community bus. contact: Tracie Britten. email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details.
|Fri||18 Nov||MELBOURNE COASTREK 2016
Melbourne Coastrek 30km or 55km 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. contact: Wild Women On Top . email: Melbourne.email@example.com. Visit the website for more details.
This year, the Sunday Age City2Sea presented by Westpac is amping up. Leave your headphones at home because we're providing the tunes every step of the way. Pound the pavement and pump up the volume with live entertainment including international DJ HOT DUB TIME MACHINE! The 5th annual City2Sea features a 15km and 5km course which will take you past some of Melbourne's most iconic sights, finishing at St Kilda Beach. Join us as we raise funds for over 650 charities. contact: Fairfax Media. email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details.
|Thu-Sat||24-26 Nov||TRAILS FOR CHANGE - 100KM MULTI-DAY TRAIL RUN
Over 3 days an exclusive group of committed Challengers will run and walk one of the world's most iconic and scenic coastal trails to support MedEarth. T4C is a challenge for anyone with a sense of adventure, who is up for sharing a camaraderie-filled experience with a like-minded group of Challengers. More expedition than race, you will be supported by a full-service support crew that will keep you moving and allow you to immerse yourself in the thrill of this incredible challenge. email: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details.
|Sat||26 Nov||AFTERGLOW NIGHT TRAIL RUN
Afterglow is night trail running event in Torquay on the Surfcoast Victoria. Runners will start in the light and finish in the dark. There is 21km race and a 12km race. It is all about fun and there is plenty of entertainment. The course will be full of glow to the light way for runners. The event provide a nice safe and fun environment for people to try running at night. contact: peri gray. email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details.
|Sun||26 Feb||WANGARATTA MARATHON & FUN RUNS
Wangaratta Marathon & Fun Run in rural North East Victoria gives runners the opportunity to target a personal best times on accurate, flat, yet scenic courses, whilst also encouraging greater community participation. Our Community Teams and Primary School challenges are designed to encourage participation, which supports our overall mission on to encourage 'More People Moving More Often'. Choose from the Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km or 5km and let your primary aged children participate in the 2km Primary Challenge. There is free secure bag storage at the start/finish area, frequent aid stations, a welcoming finish area and generous post-event refreshments. Also treat yourself to the free YMCA massage centre. All finishers receive a customised medal, a there is a great range of event prizes. With over 100 friendly volunteers dedicated to helping you on the day. Follow us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/WangarattaMarathon contact: Sharon Scholz. email: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details.
|Mon||13 Mar||MOUNT WARRENHEIP MOUNTAIN OF FUN RUN/WALK
The Mountain of Fun Run event consists of 2 courses - a 12.5km run and a 6km run/walk. The event is set amongst the picturesque landscape around Mt Warrenheip. Situated about 10 minutes east of Ballarat in Victoria, approximately 50 minutes drive from Geelong and about a 1 hour drive from Melbourne, the event is easily accessible by car contact: wendy britt. email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details.
|Sat||18 Mar||SHARPY'S BEER RUN
Located in Main Ridge on the Mornington Peninsula, our unique event caters to lovers of 'Beer' and 'Running'. Starting and finishing on the grounds of The Pig & Whistle Tavern, you will run on the trails around Arthurs Seat State Park. Our promise is a challenging course and spectacular views across Port Philip Bay. Every finisher gets to enjoy a rewarding beer as a reward of a job well done. 10km or 21km options. Participants must be over 18 to enter. contact: Deb Sharp. email: email@example.com. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details.