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29/05/2016
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May 2016
Sun-Sun 29 May-28 Aug TRAILBLAZER RUN SERIES
The TRAILBLAZER trail run series takes place at the You Yangs National Park, taking participants off road on both trails and emergency vehicle tracks. There are two courses per event that are challenging but achievable to all with a reasonable level of fitness Race 1 - Sunday May 29 - 10km and 7km Race 2 - Sunday July 3 - 9.4km and 5.3km Race 3 - Sunday August 28 - 11km and 7km Venue: You Yangs Regional Park (main Entrance) email: admin@pbevents.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
 
Jun 2016
Sun 5 Jun THE WIN NETWORK 49TH TRARALGON MARATHON AND RUNNING FESTIVAL
The Traralgon Marathon is the oldest current marathon in Australia and was first held on 24 August 1968. Now in its 49th year, the event includes a full marathon, half marathon (21.1 kilometres), 10 kilometres run, and a Kids Marathon event over 2.2 kilometres. Proudly presented by The Traralgon Harriers Athletics Club, this 'Friendly Marathon' offers great value for runners and walkers of all ages. The friendly vibe and country atmosphere make it the ideal event for serious and novice runners alike. Stay around after the race, as food is provided and it offers a great chance to socialise with your fellow runners that is not always available at many of the other major events. We welcome your entries and look forward to seeing you at the event!  contact: Will Hanrahan. email: willhanrahan@bigpond.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
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: info@rapidascent.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 26 Jun HAROLD STEVENS BLUESTONE CLASSIC COBURG
Sunday 26th June Harold Stevens Bluestone Classic A 15km cross country run comprising 3 km track+4km bike path + 8 km (2 laps) of tough cross country. trophies for winners & placegetters, certificates for all; enter on the day or online. Note: 7km run/walk available; free morning tea. 9am Harold Stevens Athletic Track,Outlook Road Coburg (Mway 18 A10) contact: Bernie Goggin 0417012682. email: funruns@coburgharriers.org.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Wed 29 Jun BRAVEHEARTS 777 MARATHON
The Bravehearts 777 Marathon Series is being held again in 2016 around Australia. This is an event like no other and sees participants run 7 marathons, across 7 states in 7 days. Our inspirational athletes run close to 300kms in one week and in the process raise money for Bravehearts to help educate, empower and protect Aussie Kids against sexual assault. Led by three-time Uncle Toby's Ironman Series winner, Guy Andrews, this event is not just for the fitness fanatic but those up for an amazing challenge. Taking on this heart-pounding adventure sees participants run marathons in Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Hobart, Canberra, Kingscliff and the Gold Coast. And if the challenge of running all 7 marathons seems too daunting, join us in just one marathon in your home state.  contact: Karen. email: adventures@bravehearts.org.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
 
Jul 2016
Sun 10 Jul HOKA ONE ONE TRAIL RUNNING SERIES - RACE 2
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. Plenty Gorge - 6km / 12km / 17km  contact: Annie Knight. email: info@rapidascent.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 17 Jul JETTY 2 JETTY FUN RUN (QLD)
The 30th Annual Jetty 2 Jetty Fun Run is set at Woody Point in Redcliffe, Queensland with 3km, 5km, 10km and Half Marathon events. All events start at Crockatt Park, following the waterfront North, before looping back at the half way point to the start/finish area. Each event has a different turnaround point. contact: Kate Jackson. email: kate.jackson@mbrit.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 24 Jul CITY2SEA
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: city2sea@fairfaxmedia.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 24 Jul RUN MELBOURNE
Run Melbourne is more than just a 'fun run'. For many participants, it is an opportunity to give back to the community by raising funds for a cause close to their hearts. Whether you are aiming to raise as much money as possible for the charity closest to you, run a personal best or take on the challenge of a longer distance, we look forward to seeing you cross the finish line at Run Melbourne on July 24, 2016. Over nine years, Run Melbourne has raised over $10 million for more than 400 charities and have set their sights high for 2016 with a $2.25 million target! So, while you're out running this week, think about a cause you could support, or the personal milestone you want to achieve at this year's event. With distances of 3k kids, 5k, 10k or the Brooks Half-Marathon, there's an option available for everyone.  contact: Information. email: runmelbourne@solemotive.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 31 Jul COBURG FUN RUN
Coburg 12km Fun Run, 6km run/walk, 3km for juniors (and seniors). 9am, Sunday 31st July 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: funruns@coburgharriers.org.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
 
Aug 2016
Sun 7 Aug DEVILBEND FUN RUN - 5KM, 10K & 21.1KM
Enjoy being active outdoors? Looking for your next fitness challenge? Hoping to run further or faster than last year? Want to discover one of the Mornington Peninsula's hidden gems? Whatever your motivation the Mornington Peninsula Athletic Club invites you to come on down and join the action. Bring the family and make a day of it exploring the beautiful Devilbend Natural Features Reserve. 5km, 10km & 21.1km, awesome medals for all finishers in all events. Where? Devilbend Natural Features Reserve, Graydens Road, Tuerong (Melway ref 152 J3) on the Mornington Peninsula. contact: Richard Does. email: info@devilbend.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 7 Aug HOKA ONE ONE TRAIL RUNNING SERIES - RACE 3
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. Silvan, Dandenong Ranges - 7km / 15km / 20km  contact: Annie Knight. email: info@rapidascent.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Fri-Mon 12-15 Aug RUN LARAPINTA STAGE RACE (NT)
The Run Larapinta Stage Race is a 4-day, 4-stage trail running race along the most spectacular sections of the iconic Larapinta Trail, in the MacDonnell Ranges around Alice Springs from August 12th to 15th, 2016. Including two course distance options: The Malbunka - long course with stages of 20-45km each day The Namatjira - short course with stages of 11-30km each day Trail runners worldwide are welcome; from the recreational to the elite. Friends and family members are encouraged to join you so they can share this incredible experience. Each stage will start and finish at different locations every day and showcase the many aspects of Alice Springs and the West MacDonnell Ranges. Course highlights will include: The old Telegraph Station, Simpsons Gap, Standley Chasm, Glen Helen, Ormiston Gorge, The Finke River, Ochre Pits, Mt Sonder and of course the endless awe of the outback. contact: Annie Knight. email: info@rapidascent.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Fri-Sun 19-21 Aug WAGGA TRAIL MARATHON RUNNING WEEKEND (NSW)
The Wagga Trail marathon running weekend is the premier distance running event in the Riverina. A very family friendly with events to suit everyone from 15.km to full 42km trail marathon. There are even relay and Mountain bike options as well. The course starts and finishes on the banks of the iconic Murrumbidgee River and is a mix of shared path, fire trail and single track. contact: Rob Sharpe. email: waggatrailmarathon@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat-Sun 20-21 Aug WONDERLAND RUN
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. 8km 'Short' trail run 2pm Saturday August 20th 20km and 36km full impact trail runs start 7am Sunday August 21st contact: Rohan 0420 380 955 Matty Bell 0409 112 810. email: info@wonderlandrun.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 21 Aug COBURG HALF MARATHON
21st August 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.
 
Sun 21 Aug SANDY POINT HALF MARATHON
This winter, focus on feeling good. Sign up for Sandy Point Half Marathon and get fitter, faster, leaner and stronger this winter. Grab a friend, lace up your runners and take on the challenge. The Sandy Point Half Marathon offers three distances (Half-Marathon, 10km and 5km) with stunning views of Melbourne's Port Phillip Bay. Located on Beach Road, the beautiful course and its surroundings will help you stay motivated to cross the finish line.  contact: Sole Motive. email: info@solemotive.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 28 Aug DE CASTELLA RUN
There are three events, 5 km, 10 km and 15 km for runners and walkers are welcome in the 5 km event. All are on sealed surfaces around The Boulevard in Kew. The start and finish areas are at Burke Hall, Nolan Avenue, Kew. The event patron, Rob de Castella has confirmed that he will be at the event this year. There will be a children's activity centre, expo, food and rink stalls. Funds are raised for mental health research. contact: Anthony de Castella. email: decastellarun@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
 
Sep 2016
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: info@rapidascent.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat-Sun 3-4 Sep MORNINGTON RUNNING FESTIVAL
‚ÄčEntries 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. ‚ÄčThe 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: info@eventpeople.com.au 03 59884040. email: info@eventpeople.com.au. 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: events@xosize.com.au. 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: info@rapidascent.com.au. 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: info@rapidascent.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Oct 2016
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: funruns@coburgharriers.org.au. 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: info@egmi.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
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: info@eventpeople.com.au 03 59884040. email: info@eventpeople.com.au. 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: enquiries@upliftevents.com. 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: funruns@coburgharriers.org.au. 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: bhfoundation@bendigohealth.org.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
 
Nov 2016
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: registrations@runforthefiries.com. 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.coastrek@wildwomenontop.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
 
Mar 2017
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: wcbritt@live.com. Visit the website for more details.
 


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