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Feb 2017
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: sharon@wangarattamarathon.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 26 Feb WARBURTON UP & RUNNING FUN RUN
The Warburton Up and Running Fun Run is staged in one of the most beautiful, scenic and easily accessible parts of the Upper Yarra Valley east of Melbourne. You will run alongside the clear waters of the Upper Yarra River, among towering Mountain Ash forest surrounded by beautiful mountains. Events include the Half Marathon, 10 km, 5km fun run/walk and the kids 2 km dash. You will be supporting the Upper Yarra CFA and the Upper Yarra SES, two vital voluntary organisations keeping our communities safe. Fantastic prizes including cash and accommodation, a beautiful course and a fantastic day.  contact: warburtonupandrunning. email: warburtonupandrunning@gmail.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 26 Feb LATROBE HEALTH CENTRE RIVER RUN
The River Run is a flat and fast 5k/10k course along the banks of the beautiful Barwon River in Geelong. Starting and finishing at Barwon Valley Park. The event has a friendly atmosphere, where anyone can participate from the seasoned athlete to the 5k first time walkers. contact: Justin . email: justin@pbevents.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 26 Feb CARRUM COAST GUARD AROUND THE RIVER FUN RUN
The Carrum Coast Guard Around the River Fun Run is a 12km and 6km fun run around Patterson River in Patterson Lakes, Victoria. There will also be a full range of family entertainment including free 350m kids run; BBQ food for sale: bacon, eggs, sausages and onions; and great prizes for winners. All funds raised from the event go towards running the coast guard, which is run by volunteers. contact: David Courtier. email: david.b.courtier@coastguard.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
 
Mar 2017
Wed 1 Mar SUNSET SERIES - THE TAN
Sunset Series is the perfect celebration of everything we love about summer - chill vibes, warm summer sun, good mates - getting outside and being active. The series is the perfect way for you to track your fitness across three of Melbourne's favourite running tracks. Experience Melbourne's most famous running track -The Tan - at dusk for the third and final Sunset Series race. After completing races 1 and 2, now is the time to challenge yourself, wind down and celebrate the end of the Summer Sun at Race 3. Bring a picnic rug and make a night of it with your friends - with tasty food, a cheeky drink from the Sunset beer, a free yoga session and live music - you'll be sure to find a treat after your hard work running up Anderson St hill!  contact: Sole Motive. email: info@solemotive.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat-Sun 4-5 Mar MT BAW BAW TRAIL RUNNING FESTIVAL
Distance: 1km - 4km - 7km - 15km - 21 km - 44 km. Location: Mount Baw Baw Resort, Victoria. Start/Finish: All events -Village Square adjacent to the Baw Baw Restaurant Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 12 Mar MALLACOOTA FUN RUN
Enjoy a beautiful bush and beach track with a 3km fun run, 5km walk/run, 10km walk/run and half-marathon. contact: Ros Macvean. email: contact@mallacootafunrun.com.au. 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: debsharp80@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat 18 Mar RAZORBACK RUN, HARRIETVILLE VICTORIA
This classic Alpine run offers three challenging distances in some of the most spectacular country in Victoria’s Alpine National Park. 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, the 40 km Razorback Circuit and the 22 km short course Razorback Ridge—a delightful day out up to the Summit of Mt Feathertop and back along the Razorback. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 19 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.
 
Sun 19 Mar ACTIVETRI SERIES RACE 5
Mini 300m/10km/2km Sprint 750m/20km/5km Olympic 1500m/40km/10km Kids 7-9 100m/3km/500m Kids 10-14 200m/6km/1km Find your next Melbourne triathlon challenge at the ActiveTRI Series this year. Powered by Sole Motive, we are passionate about empowering you to rise to the challenge - whatever that looks like for you. Melbourne's ActiveTRI Series celebrates all the #activetrilife has to offer - determination, consistency, effort, fun and success wrapped up in a five race series covering Melbourne's top triathlon courses in Brighton, Mordialloc, Elwood and Sandringham.  contact: 03 9285 0600 . email: info@solemotive.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Fri-Sun 24-26 Mar BUFFALO STAMPEDE
75k, 42k, 20k, 10k, kids 4k. Bright, Victoria contact: Sean Greenhill. email: info@buffalostampede.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Apr 2017
Sat 1 Apr RUN THE ROCK
Let's go on an adventure. Breathe in the fresh morning air, and run uninterrupted in the Macedon ranges and exploring Hanging Rock on Saturday 1 April 2017. Just an hour's drive from Melbourne; Hanging Rock, Woodend is the perfect scenic and challenging off-road running adventure for runners of all ages and abilities. Sign up today for a new adventure - fresh country air, undulating hills, a challenging course and country hospitality. Choose from the 2km kids run, 5km run/walk, 10km or 20km runs and join us for a rocking running adventure!  contact: Sole Motive. email: info@solemotive.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 2 Apr MT BULLER SKY RUN
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 1200m 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. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
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: thebrightfunrun@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 23 Apr O'KEEFE RAIL TRAIL MARATHON - BENDIGO TO HEATHCOTE
The O'Keefe Rail Trail Marathon runs along the historic rail trail that joins Bendigo to Heathcote. The surface is suitable for both trail runners or also road runners and similar to the famous tan track in Melbourne. Fast times were run in the inaugural event last year. Events include the marathon, half marathon, quarter marathon, mile and the popular Ekiden relay where a team of 7 will run over the marathon distance. Visit the website for more details with entries opening the 1st November 2016. contact: Craig Green. email: gm.athsbendigo@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 23 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 . email: justin@pbevents.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 23 Apr GEELONG HALF MARATHON & 7 KM RUN SUNDAY APRIL 23, 2017
29th Geelong Half Marathon at 8:00 a.m. and 7 km run at 8:30 a.m. Easily found under the Moorabool Street Bridge in Geelong with plenty of nearby parking. There is over $3500 in prizes as well as additional spot prizes. 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 22, 2017 (at MIDDAY). Adult entry is $55, Australian Health Card holders and under 18, $40. An additional feature is a 7 km run starting at 8:30am. Entry fee for this run is $25 for adults and Australian Health Card holders and under 18, $20. 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.  contact: Ken Walker. email: walkerken7@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
 
May 2017
Fri-Sun 26 May-26 Mar MELBOURNE COASTREK 2017 (VIC)
Melbourne Coastrek 30km or 60km 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. Visit the website for more details.  contact: Melbourne.coastrek@wildwomenontop.com. . Visit the website for more details.
 
 
Jul 2017
Sun 30 Jul RUN MELBOURNE
Join Sole Motive & Run Melbourne again in 2017 to celebrate 10 years of running Run Melbourne. We've spent the past nine years running Run Melbourne together. Over 170,000 of you have helped Run Melbourne since 2008, clocking up thousands of kilometres training, smashing hundreds of personal bests, and collectively raising over $12million for more than 400 charities. With distances of 5k, 10k or the Half-Marathon, there's an option available for everyone. Run for a charity close to your heart, take on a new challenge, or aim for a personal best - come and Run Melbourne with us on Saturday 30 July, 2017 and celebrate the running the city of Melbourne! contact: Sole Motive. email: info@solemotive.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Aug 2017
Sat-Sun 26-27 Aug WONDERLAND RUN - GRAMPIANS
Absolute freaking intensity! You are engulfed by a whole different world. You are IN the landscape. It will chew you up and spit you out and you will love it. All events based from Halls Gap in the mighty Grampians. 2km & 8km 'Short' trail runs 2pm Saturday August 20th 20km and 36km full impact trail runs start 7am Sunday August 21st https://www.facebook.com/groups/1439991782914822/ contact: Rohan Day. email: info@wonderlandrun.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Nov 2017
Sat 18 Nov SUMMIT SURVIVOR
Run the Most Obstacle-Dense Course in Victoria! Leap, weave, duck and slide! Clamber, stagger, wade and run through this EPIC 5km course; the most obstacle-dense course in Victoria. With fun and teamwork at the heart of this mud run, we've replaced long running distances with awesome challenging obstacles. The course is so densely packed you'll move quickly from one obstacle to the next! Summit Survivor is for adventurous 12 to 60 year olds. 87% of participants said they found it the "ideal difficulty". You can push yourself and make the course tough, or slow it down to suit your style. We also have our Kids Course for under 12 year olds! email: events@thesummit.net.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 18 Nov THE PADDY PALLIN ADVENTURE SERIES LYSTEFIELD LAKE EVENT
If you love the outdoors, have a genuine passion for fun and adventure, and want to push yourself to new limits, then round up a teammate...the Paddy Pallin Adventure Series is definitely for you! It incorporates mountain biking, kayaking, trail running and simple navigation on a secret course. All you need is a pair of trainers, a mountain bike and a sense of adventure! contact: Gary Farebrother. email: info@maxadventure.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
 
Feb 2018
Tue 20 Feb TIMBOON ACTION RAIL RUN
5km walk & run, 10km run. Starting near the Timboon playground at the back of the Distillery, come along and enjoy a scenic run along the sheltered rail trail out to the trestle bridge and back. Popes Bus transport available from the start line to the trestle bridge for 5km starters. 8am registrations open, 8.30am start the 10km distillery dash, 9am Popes shuffle 5km walk & run. $20.00 individual, $25.00 family entry. Pre register at www.timboonaction.org.au or by calling 55987254 by the 20th Jan for a FREE t-shirt & $5.00 discount. FREE child care available for participants - bookings essential. contact: Camp Cooriemungle . email: (03) 55987254. Visit the website for more details.
 


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