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Feb 2017
Sat-Sun 25-26 Feb ORANGE RUNNING FESTIVAL (NSW)
Just 3 hours from Sydney you will discover a welcoming city, rich in local history, a flourishing cultural scene, inspiring landscapes, historical buildings, art and culture to surprise you and some of the best food and wine in Australia. Saturday 25th February - 2km junior dash
Sunday 26th February - 5km, 10km, half marathon and marathon
Now in our 11th year #enjoythejourney contact: Stew Vidler. email: orangerunningfestival@outlook.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 26 Feb WANGARATTA MARATHON & FUN RUNS (VIC)
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 (VIC)
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.
 
 
Mar 2017
Wed 1 Mar SUNSET SERIES - THE TAN (VIC)
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.
 
Sun 12 Mar MALLACOOTA FUN RUN (VIC)
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 (VIC)
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.
 
Sun 19 Mar 32ND WESTON CREEK HALF MARATHON AND 10KM RUN (ACT)
Half marathon starting at the Northern end of Garryowen drive at 7.30am.  contact: Robbie Costmeyer. email: robbie.costmeyer@bigpond.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Apr 2017
Sat-Sun 1-2 Apr DYNAMIC A DRESS RUNNING FESTIVAL, CAIRNS (QLD)
The Dynamic in a Dress Running Festival is a female-focused event that celebrates female runners, their strength and their ability to use running as a means to connect with one another. Men are welcome to join in too. The festival hosts a half marathon, 10 km and 5 km races on the Sunday and a 'Glow in the Dark' Family Fun Run on the Saturday night. The entry fee includes a 8-week training program and group training sessions for locals. Age restrictions apply to the races.  contact: Lorraine Lawson. email: info@dynamicrunning.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 2 Apr NEWRUN (NSW)
With a goal to become one of Australia's leading regional running events, NewRun is staged in the most iconic venues in Newcastle and offers plenty of opportunity to test your fitness around this beautiful coastal city. The event is proud to partner with local organisations including Surf Life Saving Clubs, and other running, sport and service clubs. Whether you are an elite runner looking for a new PB or just a novice runner looking for a fitness goal, this Festival of Health and Fitness in Newcastle has an event for you. Check out the events on offer and we look forward to you joining us in Newcastle for our Festival of Running. contact: admin@hevents.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 23 Apr BRIGHT FUN RUN (VIC)
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 (VIC)
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 (VIC)
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 (VIC)
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
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.
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
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 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 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.
 


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