|Victorian Running Calendar|
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|Sat||31 Mar||PERISHER VALLEY FUN RUN (NSW)
A 6.7 run/walk from Perisher Valley to Charlotte Pass. Approved by Police and RMS. Fully insured. Road barries and support vehicles in attendance. Registration on site at Perisher Gap, just up from Eyre T-bar from 0700 on 31 March 2018 No entry fee, just a fun run and walk, Charlotte Pass cafe open at the end. contact: David Read. email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details.
|Fri-Sat||6-7 Apr||KATHMANDU NEVEREST CHALLENGE
The Kathmandu Neverest Challenge is on again! This vertical test of endurance requires a solo participant or a team to ascend and descend the same track until they complete the equivalent of the height of Everest (9000 m) above sea level. The event is a charity event to raise funds for the Australian Himalayan Foundation. contact: Kerryn Plummer. email: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sun||8 Apr||GEELONG HALF MARATHON APRIL 8, 2018
30th Geelong Half Marathon Sunday April 8, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. and 7 km run at 8:30 a.m. The Geelong Half-Marathon is a run for runners run by runners. The course along the banks of the Barwon River in Geelong is scenic and away from road traffic. This run always takes place on the first Sunday after Easter (Sunday April 8, 2018). The start is 8:00 am on the day and is easily found under the Moorabool Street Bridge in Geelong with plenty of nearby parking. There is over $3500 in prizes, additional spot prizes and medals for Half Marathon finishers. As in past years, there is a $200 bonus for anyone breaking the open records. Entry is online ONLY through our website www.gccc.asn.au or https://www.registernow.com.au . There are spot prizes of running shoes for early entries. Entries close Saturday April 7, 2018 (at MIDDAY). Adult entry is $65, Australian Health Card holders and under 18, $45. An additional feature is a 7 km run starting at 8:30am. Entry fee for this run is $30 for adults and Australian Health Card holders and under 18, $25. On-line entries are available now. Entry numbers will be capped at 1200 and a race time cut-off will apply. Cut-off is 50 minutes at 7 km and 1 hour 45 minutes at 14 km. Check our website. The Geelong Cross Country conducts this run with volunteers and a minimum of professional help so our donations to charity are maximised. This year we hope to raise $10,000 for the Andrew Love Cancer Centre and to make a further donation of around $1000 to Relay For Life. Enquiries: Ken Walker phone 0421936794 or www.gccc.asn.au or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org contact: Ken Walker. email: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details.
|Sun||8 Apr||MOUNT BULLER SKYRUN
Join us and experience some of the most spectacular alpine trail running within close proximity of Melbourne. This superb run is one of Victoria's classic alpine runs, 3 distances - 45/36/22 km covering superb scenery taking in the beautiful Delatite River, the historic Klingsporn Track, majestic Mt Buller, Mt Stirling and the historic Craig's Hut. Take in views across to some of Victoria's great alpine scenery, the Crosscut saw, Mt Speculation, Mt Buggery, Hells Window and Mt Magdala. Set in the heart of Victoria's high country the Mount Buller Skyrun is one of the most amazing high altitude runs that Australia has to offer. The Mount Buller Skyrun offers three unique runs: 22 km introductory trail run from Mount Buller to Mount Stirling and back. 36 km mid distance course from Mount Buller to Mount Stirling and then a quad busting descent to the Delatite River before a gut wrenching 1200 m climb to the summit of Mount Buller. 45 km ultra course which takes in Mount Stirling, Craigs Hut, great views over the Crosscut Saw and the Bluff, a scenic jog along the banks of the Delatite River and a final crushing climb to the summit of Mount Buller itself before an exhilarating 2 km descent to the finish line. All up an exhilarating day trip from Melbourne. contact: Paul Ashton. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sun||8 Apr||AUSTRALIAN MOUNTAIN RUNNING CHAMPIONSHIPS (TAS)
5.6 kms: uphill on trails to the summit of Goat Hill (total ascent 601 m) 10 kms: uphill on trails to the summit of Mt Wellington (total ascent 1432 m) Start Tolosa Park, Tolosa Street, Glenorchy TAS contact: Steve Appleby 0419 970 541. email: sjapples at bigpond.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Fri-Sun||13-15 Apr||BUFFALO STAMPEDE
Bright, Victoria. Events: 75km, 42km, 20km, 10km, kids 4km. contact: Sean Greenhill. email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sat||14 Apr||RUN THE ROCK 2018 (WA)
Prepare to unplug from the city streets and release your ultimate road-less-travelled self while taking in next-level natural beauty. Journey to Hanging Rock for 5 to 22 kilometres of breathtaking scenery, gritty trails and undulating country roads to discover a brand new running adventure. Choose from 22K Half Marathon, 13.5K, 5K run/walk, 2K kids run. contact: Sole Motive. email: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sat||21 Apr||KATHMANDU NEVEREST CHALLENGE SYDNEY (NSW)
The Kathmandu Neverest Challenge is on again! This vertical test of endurance requires a solo participant or a team to ascend and descend the same track until they complete the equivalent of the height of Everest (9000 m) above sea level. The event is a charity event to raise funds for the Australian Himalayan Foundation. contact: Kerryn Plummer. email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Sat-Sun||21-22 Apr||THE O'KEEFE CHALLENGE
Follow the spectacular O'Keefe Rail Trail from Bendigo to Heathcote, as it weaves its way through bushland, open fields, farms and past Lake Eppalock to a finish in the heart of Heathcote. The O'Keefe Challenge is more than just a race - it celebrates fitness, nature and the community spirit of the Heathcote region. Distances: Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km, 5km, Mile, 500 m dash for kids. email: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details.
|Sat||21 Apr||2018 GREAT AMAZING RACE
The Great Amazing Race is considered Melbourne's ultimate Urban Adventure Race allowing competitors to experience the thrill and excitement of an Amazing Race in their own city! Competing in teams of 2, competitors will race around Melbourne visiting famous landmarks and locations while completing a variety of activities along the way. The event will once again be raising funds to support the Royal Children's Hospital Foundation. We guarantee you'll do more fun, diverse and crazy stuff in a single day than in any other event, while supporting a great cause! contact: 1300 875 438. email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details.
|Sun||22 Apr||MYPHYSIO WERRIBEE MANSION RUN
Set on the grounds of Werribee Mansion and Werribee Park, The MyPhysio Werribee Mansion Run starts and finishes on the lawns of the magnificent Werribee Mansion. The event caters for all levels of fitness and all members of the family with a two lap half marathon and 10km runs for the experiences runner, 5.5km Run/walk event for the less experienced. There is also a 1.2km kids dash, to ensure noone misses out. As far as a spectacular venue and picturesque course goes, we believe this event can not be beaten. contact: Justin Higgins. email: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sun||22 Apr||THE O'KEEFE CHALLENGE
Follow the spectacular old rail trail from Bendigo to Heathcote, as it weaves its way through bushland, open fields, farms, and past Lake Eppalock. The O'Keefe Challenge is more than just a race - it celebrates fitness, nature and the community spirit of the Heathcote region. Bring your friends, family or club, and spend a weekend experiencing the best of Heathcote. contact: Sandra Slatter. email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details.
|Sun||29 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 3km 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 - 3km Run - 5.4 km Trail Run - 8.1 km Trail Run -13.3 km Trail Run contact: Tracy Carey. email: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details.
|Sat||5 May||WILSONS PROM 100
Run the Prom. Wilsons Promontory National Park offers, Australia's most spectacular coastal ultra. Experience the sound of waves crashing on rocks, feel the sand under your feet, the wind in your hair and the water up to your waist as you tackle this wilderness paradise. The Prom 100 offers runners 44, 60 and 100 km run loops only 3.5 hours from Melbourne. Experience the 13th running of one of Australia's best coastal trail runs at Victoria's spectacular Wilsons Promontory National Park. The run is all on single track, rock, fire trails and beaches offering spectacular coastal views with approximately 10 km on sealed road. Depending on tide movements it may be necessary to wade across the creeks at both Sealers Cove and Oberon Beach. The Prom 100 is a self supported run, it is not a race. Runners are fully responsible for their own safety and assume full liability for their participation. Participants should offer assistance to other runners in distress. Due to Parks Victoria regulations, no support personnel or equipment is available other than at Tidal River. This is an arduous course with constant climbs that take a cumulative toll. The run has been scheduled for Saturday 05 May with the pre race briefing taking place just prior to the start. Weather conditions could be cold, wet and windy. Hypothermia is a serious risk and all runners should be prepared. The Prom 100 run should only be attempted by experienced trail runners with good navigation experience. The run will start and finish in the dark. As a minimum, runners attempting the 100 km course must have successfully completed at least one 50 km organised trail run in the previous 6 months. contact: Paul Ashton. email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sun||6 May||DARBY RIVER HALF MARATHON AND 10KM FUN RUN
Wilsons Promontory National Park, only 3 hours from Melbourne offers fantastic trail running for people wanting to experience coastal trail running at its best over either 10 or 21km. The Darby River course offers a great introduction to trail running for the novice trail runner or for road runners looking to explore trails. For more experienced trail runners it is a great coastal run with amazing scenery.Enjoy running along well benched single track and striding up gentle hills overlooking the Southern Ocean with stunning beach and coastal views. 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 or those just wanting to be re-invigorated by the great outdoors, as well as the experienced trail runner just wanting a great run. Starting at the Darby River car park this delightful run takes in some picturesque coastline and deserted beaches on an out and back course. contact: Paul Ashton. email: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Wed-Mon||27 Jun-2 Jul||BIG RED RUN (QLD)
Australia's premier multi day desert race is back! Experience Australia's spectacular outback over 6 incredible days of running! Diverse terrain and landscapes will capture your heart. Make new friends, camp under the stars and experience camaraderie like you have never seen before. Choose from the Big Red 250km or Big Red 150km, both options will challenge and inspire you! With a start and finish location outside the outback Birdsville Pub, there is nothing more Australian than this! contact: Laura Impey. email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details.
|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: email@example.com. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details. contact: Craig Mahony. email: email@example.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: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details.
|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: email@example.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: firstname.lastname@example.org. 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: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.