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Shaft Shuffle Fun Run
Shaft Shuffle

28th MARCH


Fun Run



Supported By Bergkvist & Associates Public Accountants.

Run mostly through beautiful Aussie bush, over fire trails and cycle ways. Beginning and ending at the Shaft Tavern, Elermore Vale. Organised and presented by Elermore Vale Lions.
Entry Fee: Adults and Children - $10.00

* 8km course * 2km short course * Walk *

All entries received are in a draw for GREAT PRIZES - including a weekend holiday for two, gym membership and sports clothing!

* Trophies * Free Piece Of Fruit At Finish * One Free Drink
Free Quality Fun Run Shirt
To First 200 Paid Entries!

*Results & Photos  
*General Info*Trophies & Medallions
*Map & Photos*More Info?
*Entry Form

The Star
Shaft Tavern

Race Information

IT'S ON AGAIN! The 1999 Shaft Shuffle will be run on 28th March, in Elermore Vale - 10km SW of Newcastle city centre, and just minutes from the Newcastle Freeway. The location and the late 10am start make the event easily accessible for visitors from Sydney and the Central Coast. See the location page for further details.

The Fun Run has raised over $26,000 in the last four years for local charitable causes, such as Camp Quality, Hunter Melanoma Foundation, Wayahead Joinery Workshop, Diabetes Kids Camp, Mater Oncology Unit and Centacare.

This year National Heart Foundation - Hunter Branch will be the beneficiaries of the proceeds raised.

We are also having a Dinner/Auction Night. Cost is $20.00. Bookings can be made by phoning (02) 4954 9675. Many great donated items will be for auction!

Lions Plate

Remember - the first 200 Fun Run entries received with their entry fee ($10.00) will receive a quality Fun Run T-shirt! So don't be disappointed - fill in the entry form and enter today!

We look forward to your continued support to help us help others less fortunate than ourselves.

Race Location

The race start and finish are at the Shaft Tavern, Croudace Road, Elermore Vale. It is 10km SW of Newcastle city centre, and just minutes from the Newcastle Freeway - making the event easily accessible for visitors from Sydney and the Central Coast.

The Map is Here ! (220kb gif) Photos of the course are Here!

Trophies and Medallions

Trophies and Medallions will be awarded in the following categories:
Long Course
  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd: Men & Ladies
  • 1st Men & Ladies Over 40 yrs
  • 1st Men & Ladies Over 55 yrs
  • 1st Young Men & Ladies Under 20 yrs
  • 1st Boys and Girls Under 16 yrs
  • 1st Boys and Girls Under 12 yrs
Short Course
  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd: Men & Ladies
  • 1st Boys and Girls Under 10 yrs

25 Minute Challenge
Medallions with a trophy will be presented to the runner breaking 25 minutes for the long course. In the last couple of years runners have come in under 26 minutes, so the 25 minute challenge still stands.

More info


For further information on this year's race, contact Jim Cowburn, Phone (02) 4954 9675.

Completed entry forms should be snail-mailed with a cheque or money order payable to 'Elermore Vale Lions Club' to Jim Cowburn, 137 Reservoir Rd., Cardiff, NSW 2285.

For information on this web site, or to get a web site for your own event, please contact CoolRunning Australia

This site has been on line since 27.12.97, & was last updated on 27.03.99

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