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Jul 2018
Sat 28 Jul RUN MELBOURNE FRIENDSHIP DASH
The Run Melbourne Friendship Dash on Saturday, 28 July 2018 is a free, family-friendly community event for people of all ages to get involved in a fun, non-competitive run the day before Run Melbourne presented by lululemon. Kick off the Run Melbourne weekend and come together as one to walk, skip, run or jog along the Yarra River to experience the excitement of Run Melbourne and celebrate the city of Melbourne and its people. The event is free, non-competitive and untimed. All participants will receive a commemorative bracelet that celebrates Friendship & Run Melbourne.  contact: Sole Motive. email: info@solemotive.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 29 Jul RUN MELBOURNE 2018 PRESENTED BY LULULEMON
Embrace the feeling at Run Melbourne 2018 presented by lululemon. Join us on July 29 and embrace the challenge with a community of thousands by your side, pushing you beyond what you ever imagined was possible. Embrace the sights and sounds of our city and experience a feeling like no other when you cross the finish line and earn that bling! With distances of 5 km, 10 km or the half-marathon, there's an option available for everyone. It's your chance to embrace giving and run for a charity close to your heart and celebrate running in ways you never thought possible. Embrace the feeling. Run Melbourne.  contact: Sole Motive. email: info@solemotive.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Aug 2018
Sun 5 Aug THE TRAIL RUNNING SERIES PRESENTED BY THE NORTH FACE, RACE 3, SILVAN, DANDENONGS
The Trail Running Series presented by The North Face takes your running off-road with a series of popular races at breath-taking wilderness locations within a 1hr drive from Melbourne. Each of the five events in The Series includes a short, medium and long course race that gives you plenty of carefree, smile-inducing running through some magnificent natural landscapes. You will run through valleys lined with tree ferns, weave through towering gum trees and sweep along flowing trails beside rivers, creeks, beaches and lookouts. The Silvan area of the Dandenongs is quite simply a magnificent part of the world and Race 3 is often the highlight of the series for many runners (despite being the hardest races). We are stoked to announce that the Silvan race will see the return of the 2.2km KIDS RUN to let our little champions experience the fun of trail running again! Sunday 5 August � Silvan, Dandenong Ranges � 7km / 15km / 21km When: Sunday 5 August 2018 Where: The Silvan Reservoir Park, Dandenong Ranges What: Long Course: 21km Medium Course: 15.5km Short Course: 7.2km Kids Run: 2.2km You�ll race along trails that wind through mighty Mountain Ash that seemingly reach to the sky overhead, you�ll run past lush tree ferns and gullies of verdant undergrowth all in the friendly company of the local birdlife, including crimson rosellas, kookaburras and the superb lyrebird. It�s the toughest (but most rewarding) of the series with all courses being a few kms longer and noticeably hillier in comparison to Races 1 and 2. The trails are still non-technical and runners of all backgrounds will return with smiles from ear to ear - but - prepare yourself for a challenge because these are tough races! So make sure you join us for Race 3 at Silvan as we step it up, up, up a notch with a challenging but oh-so-rewarding run in a beautiful part of the world! 2018 Race dates: Race 1: Sunday 17 June � Westerfolds Park - 5km / 11km / 15km Race 2: Sunday 15 July � Smiths Gully - 7km / 13km / 18km Race 3: Sunday 5 August � Silvan, Dandenong Ranges � 7km / 15km / 21km Race 4: Sunday 16 September � Anglesea � 8km / 15km / 23km Race 5 - night race: Saturday 6th October � Yarra Bend, Kew � 5km / 11km / 15km  contact: Annie Knight. email: info@rapidascent.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 12 Aug DEVILBEND FUN RUN 5KM, 10KM, 21.1KM & KIDS MILE
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 & 21.1k and even a 1 mile event for the kids. Awesome medals for all finishers in all events. Where? Devilbend Natural Features Reserve, Graydens Road, Tuerong (Melway ref 152 J3) on the Mornington Peninsula. Visit the website for more details. contact: Craig Mahony. email: info@devilbend.com. Visit the website for more details. contact: Craig Mahony. email: info@devilbend.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 12 Aug COBURG HALF MARATHON
Sunday 12th August 2018 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 12 Aug BELLARINE RAIL TRAIL RUN (17/34KM)
The 15th Bellarine Rail Trail Run (17 or 34kms) will be held on Sunday August 12, 2018 as an out & back course from Queenscliff to Drysdale Railway Station & return (34km) or one-way Drysdale to Queenscliff (17km) along the Bellarine Rail Trail. 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). 17km runners have the option of catching the train to the start. contact: Brett Coleman. email: brtrun@icloud.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Fri-Sun 17-19 Aug THE 7 SUNSHINE COAST MARATHON (QLD)
A member of the Association of International Marathons & Road Races (AIMS), the 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon and Community Running Festival is one of the most-loved running festivals in Australia. Since its inception the 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon has raised over $1.3 million for charity and community groups. Located on the stunning Sunshine Coast, Queensland an hour's drive north of Brisbane this not-for-profit event has been timed to make the most of the ideal Queensland winter running conditions. Blue skies, low humidity and mild temperatures combined with a flat course always enable fast times. The course record currently stands at 2:18:30 set by Ethiopian, Samuel Woldemanuel in 2015. Event distances include the Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km, 5km and the 2km. Each road race follows the stunning coastline of Alexandra Headlands with white sandy beaches and spectacular vantage points alongside the ocean. The Half Marathon is a one loop course with Marathon entrants completing a multi loop course (1 x 21km + 2 x 10.5kms) making the most of the on-course entertainment and crowds of spectators before a red carpet -hero- finish. With a distance to suit every ability and age group, this community-focused, world-class athletic event caters to all those wanting to take part, including families and those with both physical and intellectual disabilities. The 2km event allows parents with prams and wheelchair entrants to take part and enjoy the festival atmosphere. Race start times are scheduled to allow for parents to run the longer distances and then return in time to run with the kids and enjoy all the free fun in the family entertainment precinct. contact: Atlas Multisports. email: info@atlasmultisports.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 19 Aug MILE2MARATHON
We have broken the marathon down to 26 x 1 mile stages. You can register as a team of 26 and do 1 mile each or teams of 13, 6, 2 or 1 and do multiple miles. Each mile will be timed separately from the time competitors cross the start line and until they cross the lap finish line. Competitors will enter the transition area to pass on the timing chip to the teams next runner. The last competitor will then run through the finish line to record the teams overall time. The MAIN event Mile 2 Marathon � Here each team member will complete at least one mile or multiple miles as part of a team of 26,13,6, 2 or 1. A digital transponder attached to your leg is handed to the following team member once the course has been completed, with the final team member running across the finish line. Each team member will receive their own result which will combine for a total team time. The One Miler Club � This is open to anyone just wanting to come and do a mile run as an individual but still want to be part of the weekend. Open to all ages contact: Event People. email: info@eventpeople.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat-Sun 25-26 Aug WONDERLAND RUN - GRAMPIANS 2018
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 1pm Saturday August 25th 20km and 36km full impact trail runs start 7am Sunday August 26th http://www.wonderlandrun.com.au/index.html 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 26 Aug SHEPPARTON RUNNING FESTIVAL
We have events suitable for all ages and abilities. Our certified accurate course is known for being flat and fast, ideal for those looking for a PB, stepping up a distance or a beginner runner. Events on offer are the marathon, half marathon, 10km, 5km and 2km kids run. We also are offering a teams event for the marathon (consisting of 3 people per team) where each runner will complete 14km each. See you in Shepp! email: info@sheppartonrunningfestival.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 26 Aug SHEPPARTON RUNNING FESTIVAL
Be a part of one of Regional Victoria's longest running events. You will run along the sealed shared pathway network and weaves its way through natural Red Gum Forest following the Goulburn River and around the stunning Victoria Park Lake. This course is known to be flat and fast so it is ideal for a first time marathon, half marathon, beginner runner or those chasing a PB. We have events suitable for all ages and abilities...Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km, 5km run/walk and 2km kids dash. This event is relaxed, fun and easy, with plenty of accommodation across the road from the event venue.  email: info@sheppartonrunningfestival.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
 
Sep 2018
Sun 9 Sep SANDY POINT HALF MARATHON
When the running gets tough, the tough get motivated. As runners, we may dread winter, but we still tackle tough training in the rain & cold head on every day. That's just what we do. Putting ourselves through uneasy weather conditions in the name of 'The Run- is our normal and sometimes we've got to remind others to make it theirs too. To lace up, pull on a jacket and just go. Join us at the Sandy Point Half Marathon on September 9 to kick winter to the curb. Distances: Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, 3K Kids. Register now: http://bit.ly/SPHM-2018 contact: Sole Motive. email: info@solemotive.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat-Sun 15-16 Sep SURF COAST CENTURY 100KM & 50KM ULTRA MARATHON
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 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, terrific support services, easy logistics and the incredible energy around the course generated by all the supporters, other runners and event officials. So set yourself the ultimate challenge and join us for the 2018 Surf Coast Century for an unforgettable experience. DISTANCE: 100km solo and 50km solo ultra marathons, and 100km relay (team of 2, 3 or 4) DATE: Saturday 15 September 2018 LOCATION: Start/Finish in Anglesea, Victoria, on the Great Ocean Road  contact: Annie Knight. email: info@rapidascent.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 16 Sep THE TRAIL RUNNING SERIES PRESENTED BY THE NORTH FACE, RACE 4, ANGLESEA
The Trail Running Series presented by The North Face takes your running off-road with a series of popular races at breath-taking wilderness locations within a 1hr drive from Melbourne. Each of the five events in The Series includes a short, medium and long course race that gives you plenty of carefree, smile-inducing running through some magnificent natural landscapes. You will run through valleys lined with tree ferns, weave through towering gum trees and sweep along flowing trails beside rivers, creeks, beaches and lookouts. The 2018 Trail Running Series presented by The North Face Race 4 will be held at picturesque Anglesea on the Great Ocean Road on the coast � it's a spectacular run that�s very different to all others in the Series. We are excitied to announce that NEW for 2018 at Anglesea will be a new course direction, now an anti-clockwise loop (following the Surf Coast Century ultra marathon course. (This new course direction applies to all 3 courses - the short, medium and long course races). There will also be the return of the 1.9km KIDS RUN on Sunday to let our little champions experience the fun of trail running again! When: Sunday 16 September Where: Anglesea Riverbank Park What: Long Course: 22.7km Medium Course: 15.3km Short Course: 8.8km NEW Kids Run: 1.9km Located just 1hr 15mins from central Melbourne, Anglesea�s setting provides for a diverse trail running experience that will really set it apart from the other races in the series due to the coastal, bush and undulating landscape. All races start on the crisp white sand of the Anglesea Main Beach before runners climb away from the coast along a healthy mixture of single tracks and double tracks that sweep through the coastal bushland like the local King Parrot flying through the forest. The Surf Coast Walking Track provides spectacular views across the clifftops to nearby Point Roadknight and further down the coast to Aireys Inlet, Lorne and beyond that will really make you revel in the fresh air and happiness of trail running. Whilst the three races are the longest of the series, consensus is that they are not the hardest of the series due to smaller hills (compared to Race 3) and the undulating flow they capture through the bushland. Spectators (and runners) should also be aware that the Surf Coast Century is also on in Anglesea over this same weekend and provides numerous spectator opportunities. 2018 Race dates: Race 1: Sunday 17 June � Westerfolds Park - 5km / 11km / 15km Race 2: Sunday 15 July � Smiths Gully - 7km / 13km / 18km Race 3: Sunday 5 August � Silvan, Dandenong Ranges � 7km / 15km / 21km Race 4: Sunday 16 September � Anglesea � 8km / 15km / 23km Race 5 - night race: Saturday 6th October � Yarra Bend, Kew � 5km / 11km / 15km  contact: Annie Knight. email: info@rapidascent.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 22 Sep HARVEST RUN
The Harvest Run event weekend is a favourite among wine- and cheese-loving runners. With two distances to choose from (5.3K and 13.5K), enjoy all the beauty of running through the Yarra Valley region with the added fun of live music, gourmet food and local wines. Work for your post-run wine by taking on the 13.5K with a course that winds through the scenic but hilly terrain. While you can count on testing your quads and lungs the views along the way and the wine at the end are well worth the effort. contact: info@solemotive.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 23 Sep MORNINGTON RUNNING FESTIVAL
Mornington Running Festival includes the 1km kids dash, 5km and 10km fun run/walk and the popular Half Marathon 21.1km distance. Now in its 5th year along fully closed esplanade from Mornington Park to Mt Martha Village is one of the most scenic courses on the calendar.  contact: Event People. email: info@eventpeople.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
 
Oct 2018
Sat 6 Oct THE TRAIL RUNNING SERIES PRESENTED BY THE NORTH FACE, RACE 5 NIGHT RACE, KEW
The Trail Running Series presented by The North Face takes your running off-road with a series of popular races at breath-taking wilderness locations within a 1hr drive from Melbourne. Each of the five events in The Series includes a short, medium and long course race that gives you plenty of carefree, smile-inducing running through some magnificent natural landscapes. You will run through valleys lined with tree ferns, weave through towering gum trees and sweep along flowing trails beside rivers, creeks, beaches and lookouts. The Race 5 night race returns in 2018 as the finale! A fantastic night race around the Yarra Trails race in Kew followed by a massive post event party at Yarra Bend Park immediately afterwards. In addition to the NEW location for the Series celebrations of Yarra Bend Park will be the event landing on a Saturday night! This is an INCREDIBLE RACE EXPERIENCE as all runners light up the trail with your own (head) torch and weave along the flowing, non-technical trails in a long line of light. When: Saturday 6th October 2018. Where: Yarra Bend Park, Kew (exact oval location to be announced shortly) What: Long Course: 15km Medium Course: 10.8km Short Course: 5km This unique trail running event was the first of its kind in Australia in 2016 with the entire race being held after dark � making it an incredible race experience for everyone. The courses will be the exact same as those used in Race 1 at Studley Park in previous years giving you some familiarity but you will be amazed at just how different they feel when you�re vision is restricted to the cone of light emanating from the front of your torch. We�re sure you�ll find it to be a great experience and a suitable finale to another great series. The short, medium and long course races will be conducted in the same way as at the other race locations with a single mass start for each distance, but all runners will be carrying a torch allowing you to follow the trails and the reflective course markings. The courses remain the same as 2016 (and as raced in the original race 1 at Studley Park) so all returning runners will be familiar with the trail, challenges and rewards; whilst also giving peace of mind and comfort for those new to night running. There is a great sense of unity in night running! Get set to light up the trails as one big line of luminescence... 2018 Race dates: Race 1: Sunday 17 June � Westerfolds Park - 5km / 11km / 15km Race 2: Sunday 15 July � Smiths Gully - 7km / 13km / 18km Race 3: Sunday 5 August � Silvan, Dandenong Ranges � 7km / 15km / 21km Race 4: Sunday 16 September � Anglesea � 8km / 15km / 23km Race 5 - night race: Saturday 6th October � Yarra Bend, Kew � 5km / 11km / 15km  contact: Annie Knight. email: info@rapidascent.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 7 Oct RUN THE MAINE 2018 - CASTLEMAINE, VICTORIA
Held in Castlemaine Victoria - Run the Maine is fun run around offering various distances around the scenic botanical gardens and surrounding state forest. Distances 14km (trail), 11km, 5.5km and the kids 2km run bird run event. The 2018 edition is it's 10th anniversary, and is also a major fundraiser for Castlemaine Health.  email: director@runthemaine.org. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 7 Oct HARRIETVILLE HALF MARATHON
The Harrietville Half is a half marathon running event in the Alpine Region of Victoria. Starting at Bright following a spectacularly scenic course to the iconic Mountain Village of Harrietville. The event also incorporates a 10k, 5k, 2k Fun run/walk contact: Robyn Downey. email: robyn.downey1@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat-Sun 27-28 Oct NED KELLY CHASE - 100/50/M/HM/10
There's a smorgasbord of events on offer ranging from the 100km solo run to the 50km, marathon, half marathon and 10km runs. Perhaps you can choose the 100km or 50km bicycle chase where entrants are given arrest warrants to chase down the runners on course. And those a bit special can also -choose your own adventure- and tackle the course in some less than conventional format! contact: Justin and Sharon Scholz. email: sharon@wffa.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 28 Oct MORNINGTON COLOUR CARNIVALE
The Colour Carnivale is more than just a - Crazy 5km Fun Run - Colour Disco - Food Trucks - 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.
 
 
Nov 2018
Sun 4 Nov FOUR VINES RUNNING FESTIVAL
Run through four wineries in one of six races in the heart of the Goulburn River Valley in Nagambie, Victoria. Add in a food and wine festival, live entertainment and kids activities, it's an event for everyone! Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km, 5km + 2km Kids Run contact: Matt Morris. email: hello@fourvinesrunningfestival.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 10 Nov A2 MILK� UPSTREAM CHALLENGE
The Upstream Challenge on Saturday, 10 November 2018 is a charity solo or team walk/run along the Yarra River in Melbourne, Victoria. There is no registration fee to enter this event; each participant instead pledges raise $200 in donations for one of the five beneficiaries, or split it evenly between the three. 100% of donations are delivered to the charities. The beneficiaries of this event are the Raise Foundation to support youth mentoring; Very Special Kids for hospice programs; FareShare who rescue food and cook meals for the needy; Her Heart who promote heart health in women and the Isabella & Marcus Paediatric Brainstem Tumour Fund. contact: Melissa . email: melissa@upstreamfoundation.org. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 11 Nov ARTHURS SEAT CHALLENGE
The Arthurs Seat Challenge is a 6.7km run/walk held annually since 2002 to promote the profile of the Fit to Drive program and to raise funds to enable the continuation of this invaluable program, which is currently provided to Frankston and Mornington schools free of charge. The Arthurs Seat Challenge attracts around 2,000 individuals who will accept the challenge of walking or running from near Rosebud Primary School to the top of Arthurs Seat. contact: Paula Creek. email: entries@arthursseatchallenge.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat 17 Nov 2018 SUMMIT SURVIVOR
Run the Most Obstacle-Dense Course in Victoria! Leap, weave, duck and slide! Clamber, stagger, wade and run through 39 obstacles in 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 (skip obstacles if you need) to suit your style. We also have a Kids Survivor Course for under 12 year olds! contact: Events Team. email: events@thesummit.net.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 18 Nov DINNER PLAIN MILE HIGH TRAIL RUN
The Dinner Plain Mile High Trail Run is set in the picturesque alpine village of Dinner Plain, at 1569 m. The 5 courses(1/5/10/21/32km)offer a great run for entry level runners to the more experienced trail runner, offering opportunities for mum, dad and the kids to get out and experience this pristine alpine environment. Short course distance of 1/5km and 10km are great for the kids and those just wanting to stretch their legs following scenic walking trails. For the more experienced, the 21/32 km courses take in more challenging and historic runs through the Alpine National Park. Soak up the pristine alpine environment and challenge yourself to run at an altitude above 1600 metres (one mile) and join the Dinner Plain Mile High club. �The alps offer a different environment for runners, not only is the air thinner at a mile high but the water is fresher and temperatures cooler. �Runners will certainly have to work a bit harder to join the mile high club�. Fun running for all the family  contact: Paul Ashton. email: runningwild56@bigpond.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat-Sun 24-25 Nov ALPINE CHALLENGE
The Alpine Challenge is without doubt the toughest, most challenging, most spectacular and rewarding all mountain trail run in Australia � if not the southern hemisphere over four distances. Imagine completing 4 marathons in 42 hours; that is the challenge you could face if you decide to enter the Alpine Challenge 100mile event. The 12th Falls Creek Alpine Challenge Ultra Marathon, covers four distances 160/100/60/36km. With over 7,600 meters of climb and descent, this event is the classic 100 mile alpine trail run in Australia; testing runners to the limit. It also offers one of the country�s most scenic and challenging 100 km runs covering over 4,000m of ascent and descent. Our "mid easy" run option,60km covers 2,000m of ascent and descent and our "easy" run is a mere 36km including 1,300m of ascent - a great intro to long distance alpine running. All the four distances offer participants the opportunity to compete as: a solo runner, a team completing the entire course together or a relay team with runners completing individual legs either on their own or with other team members � this is the real fun event! Set in the spectacular Alpine National Park in North Eastern Victoria the event takes in some of the best, hardest and most exposed high country in Australia including Mt Feathertop, Mt Hotham, Mt McKay, Spion Kopje, Mt Nelse and Victoria�s highest mountain, Mt Bogong.  contact: Paul Ashton. email: runningwild56@bigpond.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Dec 2018
Sun 9 Dec GC50 RUN FESTIVAL (QLD)
The GC50 Run Festival on Sunday, 9 December 2018 has 50km, 30km, 15km and 5km races and a 2x25km relay in Broadbeach, Queensland. The 50km is from Kurrawa to Coolangatta and back; the 30km from Kurrawa to Currumbin and back; the 15km from Kurrawa to Burleigh and back; and the 5 km along Hedges Avenue to Seaside Avenue and return. The run course is on either footpath or roadway, not on the beach. This is one of a handful of officially accredited AIMS-IAAF certified 50 km road races in Australia. The 50 km race carries an IAU label which mean that performances are included in the world rankings. contact: Adam Goodger. email: adam@sport3.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
 
Jan 2019
Thu 3 Jan KILCUNDA HALF MARATHON & GEORGE BASS COASTAL FUN RUNS - 2/8/17KM
Victoria�s Bass Coast offers fantastic trail running for people wanting to experience coastal trail running at its best. Enjoy running along rolling grassy slopes and sandy beaches and striding up gentle hills located between the cliffs overlooking the Southern Ocean and rolling green fields with cattle grazing contentedly. This is definitely a run for the beginner trail runner, the road runner that is jaded and wants to get out there for great scenery and great running and just wants to be re-invigorated by the great outdoors, as well as the experienced trail runner just wanting a great run. This delightful run takes in some picturesque coastline and deserted beaches on an out and back course. After the run there is the opportunity for a quiet drink and lunch over at the Kilcunda Pub or General Store and then an opportunity to explore the rail trail or Wonthaggi Coal Mine. Located only 90 minutes from Melbourne on the Bass Highway,.  contact: Paul Ashton. email: runningwild56@bigpond.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Feb 2019
Mon 25 Feb WANGARATTA MARATHON AND FUN RUN/WALKS M/HM/10/5/2
The Wangaratta Marathon and Fun Runs is bought to you by Justin and Sharon Scholz of Wangaratta Fitness Fun Addicts. The event motto says it all - "More people moving more often". Entry prices for this event are much less than their counterparts and we take pride in that. We arent looking for big profits, but we are unashamedly looking to draw people to Wangaratta to enjoy the beautiful path networks and environmental surrounds of our thriving rural city. We secretly hope that we can encourage people to engage more in physical happiness and become more active than they were before joining our event. We measure success on entry numbers, total distance covered by entrants and return entries in future years. Please join us this year and please continue to move more often, enjoying this event on the fourth Sunday in February for many years to come! contact: Justin and Sharon Scholz. email: sharon@wangarattamarathon.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
 
Mar 2019
Sat-Sun 2-3 Mar BAW BAW TRAIL FEST
The Mount Baw Baw Trail Fest is set in the picturesque alpine village of Mount Baw Baw in the Victorian Alps and offers great Alpine running over 2 days. The courses offered provide a range of run distances (1/4/7/15/21/36/44km) for entry level runners right up to the more experienced trail runner, offering opportunities for mum, dad and the kids to get out and get a feel for this pristine alpine environment. Short course distances of 1/4/7 km on the Sunday are great for the kids and those just wanting to stretch their legs along scenic walking trails. For the more experienced, the 15 km, 21 km, 36 km and 44 km courses take in more challenging and historic runs through the Baw Baw National Park to Mt St Gwinear and Mushroom Rocks. Soak up the pristine alpine environment and challenge yourself to run at an altitude above 1,500 metres. Fun running for all the family.  contact: Paul Ashton. email: runningwild56@bigpond.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 16 Mar RAZORBACK RUN
This classic Alpine run offers three challenging distances in some of the most spectacular country in Victoria�s Alpine National Park. Razorback Ridge/High Plains Run. The 64 km Razorback Ridge run takes in the entire length of the Razorback to offer some of the most stunning ridge running and scenery in the Australian Alps 64 km of pure Alpine pleasure and pain with stunning scenery. Possibly the most stunning and spectacular run of its kind in Victoria - a must for the hardened runner. Razorback Circuit�40 km, a great run up Bungalow Spur, to the summit of Mt Feathertop, Victoria�s second highest mountain and Australia�s only true alpine peak then across the Razorback and down Bon Accord Spur. This is a delightful day out up to the summit of Mt Feathertop and back along the Razorback. Razorback Ridge � just for those wanting to get a feel of real trail running in the Alps A 22km out and back run across the Razorback to Mt Feathertop from Diamantina Hut, one of the most amazing high altitude runs that Australia has to offer.  contact: Paul Ashton. email: runningwild56@bigpond.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Apr 2019
Sun 28 Apr BRIGHT FUN RUN
This event is a great morning out for both families and the serious runner alike. Whether you want to support your kids in the 2km or challenge yourself in the half marathon or chase the single track on the trail runs there is an event to suit you. Program includes: - Half Marathon - 10km Run - 5km Run - 2km Run - 5.4 km Trail Run - 8.1 km Trail Run -13.3 km Trail Run contact: Tracy Carey. email: thebrightfunrun@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details. contact: Tracy Carey. email: thebrightfunrun@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details.
 


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