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May 2017
Sun 7 May SRI CHINMOY SYDNEY 2017 SERIES RACE 3 - ROYAL NATIONAL PARK MARATHON, HALF-MARATHON, 10KM & 5KM TRAI (NSW)
The Sri Chinmoy Sydney Series goes bush, to the sublime Royal National Park south of the city. Immerse yourself in pristine forest on a lovely trail run. Because you’ll want to enjoy this magical realm to the max, a full MARATHON joins the Half-Marathon, 10km and 5km for a full suite of classic distances. Parking is near Willow Tree Flat, past Audley. National Park admission fee of $12 per vehicle applies. Alternatively, take our shuttle van from Loftus Station for $10 return, departing regularly from 6.30am. On-the-day registration opens at 6.30 am and closes at 7.55 am. The MARATHON starts at 7am, with other distances starting from 8 am. contact: Prachar Stegemann. email: sydney@srichinmoyraces.org. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 7 May BATHURST RSL CLUB HALF MARATHON & 10KM (NSW)
A fast, flat course along the Macquarie River and surrounding rural lanes of Bathurst. Free post race BBQ, loads of spot prizes and a race memento for all entrants.  contact: Bathurst Half Marathon Committee. email: email@bathurstrunning.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Fri-Sun 26 May-26 Mar MELBOURNE COASTREK 2017 (VIC) (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.
 
Sat-Sun 27-28 May YMCA OF CANBERRA HALF MARATHON 2017 (ACT)
The YMCA of Canberra 2017 Half Marathon features a beautiful and fast course around the western basin of Lake Burley Griffin in the heart of Canberra. The weekend will fall on May 27-28 (with the half marathon on the Sunday). This race has been a major annual event in the calendars of YCRC members and other local and interstate runners and the tradition continues. Early bird entries will open in mid-January and the training group will begin in late-February contact: YCRC. email: Administration.YCRC@ymca.org.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 28 May √ (QLD)
The 2017 Griffith Sport Logan Fun Run will be held on Sunday 28 May. Whether you're a walker or a runner, the Griffith Sport Logan Fun Run is a community sporting event that has something for everyone. This year the Logan Fun Run will offer four different courses, including a 1km Junior Dash, 5km, 10km and new 21.1km Half Marathon, providing options for strolling, walking or running to suit all fitness levels. contact: Griffith Sport. email: sportevents@griffith.edu.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 28 May 7 ROCKY RIVER RUN (QLD)
The 7 Rocky River Run raises funds for the Rockhampton community such as Ronald McDonald house and the prevention of youth suicide, which has been a significant issue in Rockhampton for several years. The 7 Rocky River Run has become a great tourist attraction for Rockhampton and is a major contributor to funding local community groups. contact: http://7rockyriverrun.com.au/contact-us/. email: info@7rockyriverrun.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Jun 2017
Sun 4 Jun PINE RIVERS CHARITY FUN RUN (QLD)
The Pine Rivers Charity Fun Run is a great Moreton Bay regional event run by the Rotary Club of Pine Rivers Daybreak. The 2017 event has round Australia running world record holder, David Alley, as the run ambassador. The 2017 event includes unique finishers medallions for all competitors and high quality running shirts for entrants in the 10km and Half Marathon. contact: Glenn Hilber. email: glenn@precisionwm.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 11 Jun SOUTH WEST ROCKS RUNNING FESTIVAL (NSW)
Comprising four timed races for the seniors starting with a 42.2km marathon through beautiful South West Rocks and along scenic South West Rocks Rd to Hat Head Rd returning in the same direction, followed by a 21.1km half marathon, 10km run and 5km along the same route. For the juniors we have four untimed fun runs along Trial Bay beach starting with a 300m run for the 5 year olds up to 2km for the 11-13 year olds. Each winner receives a medal and prize money with each finisher receiving a medal. Presentation is at 12pm with lucky door prizes generously donated by local businesses. Entry fees start at $30 for seniors and $10 for juniors. contact: Tracy Walker. email: trialbay@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Mon 12 Jun SRI CHINMOY HALF MARATHON / 5 MILE RACE / 2 MILE RACE (ACT)
A favourite event on the Winter calendar, the Sri Chinmoy Half Marathon is staged in and around Telopea Park on the Queens Birthday public holiday Monday. Also featuring 2 shorter races over the classic "Imperial" distances of 5 miles and 2 miles. Post-race breakfast for all. Start 9 am for Half Marathon at Telopea Park East car park, 9.30 am start for shorter races. Online entries available or enter on the day for a higher fee. contact: Prachar Stegemann. email: canberra@srichinmoyraces.org. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Jul 2017
Fri-Sun 7-9 Jul 6TH 3 MARATHONS IN 3 DAYS (18+ ONLY, CONDITIONS APPLY) (QLD)
The 3 Marathons in 3 Days is a staged trail race in the tropical rainforsets of Far North Queensland. It is run over three consecutive days over three different courses. This is the sixth year of the race that is held on the Atherton Tablelands. There are two other events on the same weekend and over the same course, but with varying distances. The Cairns Marathon and the Kauri Half Marathon. Early Bird entries end at 9.00pm on 3 April 2017. Late Fees apply from 22 June. Registration s close 9.00pm, 29 June.  contact: Lorraine Lawson. email: info@3marathonsin3days.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Fri 7 Jul 3RD KAURI HALF MARATHON (16+, CONDITIONS APPLY) (QLD)
A tough race through the tropical rainforest in Far North Queensland, Australia. Mostly on dirt and single track with steep ascent and descent sections. There are two other events on the same weekend and over the same course, but with varying distances. Early Bird entries end at 9.00pm on 3 April 2017. Late Fees apply from 29 June. Registrations close 9.00pm, 5 July. contact: Lorraine Lawson. email: info@3marathonsin3days.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 16 Jul BROOME INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT MARATHON (WA)
42.2km Broome International Airport Marathon 21.1km Phoenix Fitness 1/2 Marathon 10.5km Matso's Dash contact: Glenn Taylor. email: gt@fitevents.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 16 Jul WINERY RUNNING FESTIVAL (NSW)
The Winery Running Festival will be staged in July 2017 from Pokolbin in the Hunter Valley, NSW, Australia. Main races are Ultra Marathon, Winery Marathon, Half Marathon, 10.3km Vineyard Run, 5.2km Winery Wander and 2k Kids Marathon. Competitors can run or walk any event and enjoy the convenience of the start and finish lines in the same area, as well as sport and local produce expo and family entertainment on offer. Enjoy running past world famous vineyards and resorts in one of Australia's best holiday locations. contact: admin@hevents.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 16 Jul SRI CHINMOY SYDNEY 2017 SERIES RACE 4 - DOLLS POINT MARATHON, HALF-MARATHON, 10KM & 5KM. (NSW)
The full suite of classic road race distances: 5km, 10km, Half-Marathon and a full MARATHON make this annual event a true festival of running. The courses are scenic loops – flat for the most part, with a challenging rise over the spectacular Captain Cook Bridge crossing the Georges River. Relax post-race over a pancake breakfast in the happy ambience of Peter Depena Reserve, alongside Botany Bay. Park off Russell Ave, Dolls Point. On-the-day registration opens at 6.30 am and closes at 7.55 am. The MARATHON starts at 7am, with other distances starting from 8 am. contact: Prachar Stegemann. email: sydney@srichinmoyraces.org. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 30 Jul WESTLINK M7 BLACKTOWN RUNNING FESTIVAL (NSW)
The Westlink M7 Blacktown Running Festival is on Sunday 30 July 2017. There are 7 race types on 1 day. Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km Run, 10km Walk, 5km Run, 5km Walk and 2km Kids Marathon Race. The course starts and finishes at Blacktown International Sports Park and is an AIMS Certififed Course. The course is on the Westlink M7 Shared Pathway which is traffic free and predominantly on asphalt and conrete with undulations throughout. contact: Mark Gibson. email: mark.gibson@blacktown.nsw.gov.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 30 Jul RUN MELBOURNE (VIC)
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 5-6 Aug LAMINGTON ECO CHALLENGE (QLD)
Can you do your chosen event twice? 42 kms 21 kms or 8.5 km Fara trail fun run The Lamington Eco Challenge is a trail running event featuring some tough terrain in the Scenic Rim Hinterland in South East Queensland, including four wheel drive tracks, grassy paddocks, bush and a couple of hills as well as having to negotiate creeks, gates, cattle grids and the potential wandering livestock. What makes this event very different is that it plays out over two days; you get to sleep the night in a cozy warm bed. Will that make it easier to compete the second day or harder?  contact: Meredith Tucker. email: meredith@gonyaadventures.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 20 Aug 7 SUNSHINE COAST MARATHON (QLD)
Located on the stunning Sunshine Coast, Queensland near the barrier reef and Steve Irwin's iconic Australia Zoo, 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 10.5km) 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 27 Aug SHEPPARTON RUNNING FESTIVAL (VIC)
Run on the region's best sealed, scenic pathways as they wind their way along the banks of the Goulburn and Broken Rivers. An ideal event for the first-time marathon entrant or those looking for their PB on a flat, fast course. Cash prizes for all events. contact: Nadine. email: Nadine.Edwards@ecodev.vic.gov.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
 
Sep 2017
Sat 30 Sep WESTERN SYDNEY MARATHON (NSW)
The Western Sydney Marathon at the Sydney International Regatta Centre has fast become Western Sydney's premier running event attracting runners from local regions, interstate and internationally. Situated in Penrith, the marathon is held at the Sydney International Regatta Centre which boasts scenic views of Penrith Lakes, Lower Blue Mountains and surrounding parkland. A flat fast course has been designed which navigates the main lake, crosses the island bridges to the Regatta Centre and weaves around roads within and outside of the venue. The Western Sydney Marathon celebrates healthy lifestyles, active communities and the great outdoors. It is a fun and festive day out for the whole family, with a health and fitness expo, activities for the kids during races, a jumping castle, entertainment, massage, market and food stalls. Whether you push a pram around the Family Fun Run or complete the full marathon, this event is about bringing the community together.  contact: Matt Adamson. email: westernsydneymarathon@sport.nsw.gov.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 


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