|Australian Half Marathon Calendar|
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|Thu-Fri||6 Aug-27 Nov||AFTERGLOW TWILIGHT TRAIL RUN (VIC)
Event date is the 28/11/2015. There are two distances. The 21km will start at Point Addis and Finish in Torquay and the 12km run will start at the famous Bells Bech and Finish in Torquay. Both runs will follow the iconic Surfcoast walk. All runners will start in the light and finish in the dark. The event will have plenty of entertainment along the way and will have a great family atmosphere. contact: Peri Gray. email: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details.
|Mon-Mon||24 Aug-2 Nov||BENDIGO BANK FUN RUN (VIC)
Held on the same weekend every year between the Bendigo and Melbourne Cup�s the fun run is made up of a 5km walk and a 5km, 10km, 15km and 21.1km run. This year we are excited to announce the addition of a half marathon to the event and that the courses have been certified accurate to the standards of IAAF and AIMS organisations. contact: Kiri Earl. email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details.
|Sat-Sun||10-11 Oct||ISTADIUM RUN - NEWCASTLE (NSW)
Just imagine, running through the streets of Newcastle and the beaches, the area buzzing with live entertainment, a grand finish in Hunter Stadium - this event provides something for the whole family. Race day will see a 21.1km Half Marathon, 10km, Family 5km and the KidsMile followed by presentations and festivities email: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details.
|Sat-Sun||10-11 Oct||ISTADIUMRUN (21.1KM/10KM/5KM/MILER) (NSW)
Just imagine, running through the streets of Newcastle and the beaches, the area buzzing with live entertainment, a grand finish in Hunter Stadium - this event provides something for the whole family. Race day will see a 21.1km Half Marathon, 10km, Family 5km and the KidsMile followed by presentations and festivities. We are sure you will want some memorabilia, so why not check out the merchandise at the Event Expo or order online. email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details.
|Sun||11 Oct||HOUNSLOW CLASSIC - 21KM SKYRUN (NSW)
Starting int he Blue Mountains township of Blackhealth the Hounslow Classic 21km event takes runners past Govetts Leap and into the Grose Valley, passing through the Grand Canyon, Junction Rock and traversing Rodriguez Pass. This could eb the toughest half marathon run you ever do. The Hounslow Classic 21 is part of the Oceania SkyRunning Championship Series in 2015. contact: Sean Greenhill. email: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details.
|Sun||11 Oct||LIONS MOUNTAIN VIEW CHALLENGE (QLD)
The event is a 21.1km Half Marathon, 10km and 3km runs plus a 3km walk. The 21.1km and 10km run route highlights views over the Glass House Mountains. the event is now in its 5th Year and gaining in popularity. Full details will soon be made available on our website. contact: Phil Holmes. email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details.
|Thu||22 Oct||ANDERSON EVENTS ABC BIATHLON (NSW)
The Andrew (Boy) Charlton Summer Biathlon Series is back for its 10th year!! The event takes place at the Andrew (Boy) Charlton Pool in Sydney's Domain every Thursday night starting the first week in October and runs through to 10th Dec 2015 - it is a 10 race series. A few key points about the race: 4km run and a 300m swim designed to appeal to all levels of fitness; starts at 6.30pm every Thursday night; held at the Andrew (Boy) Charlton Pool on Mrs. Macquarie's Road, The Domain; over 3,000 people participated in the event last year. contact: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sun||1 Nov||GREAT BARRIER REEF MARATHON FESTIVAL (QLD)
The Great Barrier Reef Marathon Festival is on November 1st in Port Douglas. The 74km JCU Ultra Marathon now begins on Four Mile Beach, journeys out into Mowbray Valley, heading up the infamous "Bump Track" and then turning left onto Black Mountain Road to tackle the stunning trails of Twin Bridges. This is one epic challenge and a seriously challenging event. Not for the faint hearted either, the 42.195km Steve Moneghetti Marathon follows a similar course with the inclusion of the Bump Track, but with first a loop through the pristine valley of Spring Creek before heading for the infamous climb. This event turns around at the top of the track and heads back into Port Douglas along the palm tree lined streets of Port Douglas - an adventure marathon like no other! There is also the 21.1km Sheraton Mirage Resort Port Douglas Half Marathon which also begins on the beach and the 10km Newsport Daily run, a hot lap around the township of Port Douglas from the beach to suburbia, through hidden trails and back along the palm tree lined streets. Also on offer for those preferring a more 'fun run' approach is the 5km Port Douglas Fundy 5000 and the 2.5km Coles Junior Challenge. There's something for everyone! contact: Mick Whalen. email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sun||1 Nov||PORT OF PORTLAND 3BAYS MARATHON (VIC)
Solo marathon RUN/WALK $80, Half marathon RUN/WALK $45 8 person relay RUN/WALK $170 4 person relay RUN/WALK $100 The marathon starts in Otway Street, Portland CBD, and heads out to Bridgewater Bay via a gently undulating course. Spectacular views are afforded as runners climb the first of Portland�s two custom big hills, affectionately titled the �Dipper.� The course then weaves through Bridgewater Lakes and past intriguing limestone caves, before runners tackle the second epic ascent known as the �Shuffler�. (Half-marathon entrants start at the base of the Shuffler) Runners then head back into town via �Cashmore Straight�, a mentally-challenging 5km section, and then conclude by skirting Portland Bay with a welcome descent along Bentinck Street to the finish line. One of the most affordable and scenic runs around. A unique and affordable event, in that it allows for team participation in a marathon. contact: Jared Clarke, via website. email: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sun||1 Nov||BENDIGO BANK FUN RUN (VIC)
Held on the same weekend every year between the Bendigo and Melbourne Cups the fun run is made up of a 5km walk and a 5km, 10km, 15km and 21.1km run.This year we are excited to announce the addition of a half marathon to the event and that the courses have been certified accurate to the standards of IAAF and AIMS organisations. contact: Kiri Earl. email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details.
|Sun||1 Nov||MANSFIELD HALF MARATHON AND FUN RUN (VIC) contact: Mike Erwin Event Manager. email: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.|
|Sun||8 Nov||DEEP SPACE MOUNTAIN MARATHON AND HALF MARATHON (ACT)
Deep Space Mountain Marathon & Half Marathon. Former Orroral Valley Space Tracking Station to former Honeysuckle Creek Space Tracking Station and return, Namadgi National Park A.C.T. Start and finish at the former Orroral Space Tracking Station, end of the bitumen on the Orroral Road, 30kms south of Tharwa via Naas and Boboyan Roads (50 minutes from Canberra city) Running surface: Some bitumen at the start/finish plus a high quality 4 wheel drive dirt road. 7.30am 42.2 km marathon, 1290m of ascent 8.30am 21.1 km half marathon run & power walk, 645m of ascent 9.00am 10 km run and walk; 5 km run and walk contact: John Harding. email: hackettrunner at hotmail dot com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sun||8 Nov||HAMILTON MARATHON AND FUN RUN (VIC)
Hamilton's 2nd Marathon and 6th community fun run. Events range from the 42km Marathon, 21km Half Marathon, 10km run and 4.2km run. Set around the stunning Lake Hamilton and Grange Burn Creek the testing marathon also takes you up into the country roads north of Hamilton. contact: Mardi Gill. email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details.
|Fri-Sun||13-15 Nov||ENDEAVOUR FOUNDATION'S 500KM TEAM ENDURANCE RELAY (QLD)
The 500km Team Endurance Relay sees participants start running at the break of dawn and continue in a non-stop relay until sunset. Throughout the day runners are tested physically and mentally by a challenging course and the extreme heat of Queensland's summer. As the last event on the running calendar, runners are in prime condition and well prepared for the gruelling conditions. The 500km Team Endurance Relay is one of the most difficult and challenging events that runners will encounter. To register for the 500km Team Endurance Relay, you will need to form a team and decide if you are ready to take on the One Day Event or challenge yourself on the Three Day Event. Then all you need to do is assign a Team Manager and start your fundraising! contact: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sun||29 Nov||CENTRAL COAST HALF MARATHON & 10KM FUN RUN (NSW)
Half Marathon/10km Fun Run and 10km Wheelchair event. Held at The Entrance, Central Coast, NSW. Out and back course along the cycle path from The Entrance to Chittaway Bay and return. Flat and very scenic. Organised by the Central Coast Hash House Harriers. contact: Christine Laing. email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details.
|Sun||20 Dec||TOUR DE RIDGES HALF MARATHON, 15KM AND 10KM TRAIL RUNS AND WALKS (ACT)
6.30am 21.2 km Tour de Ridges run & 15.3 km bush walk; 7.15am 15.3 km run; 7.30am 10.6 km out and back ‘flat’ Farrer - Isaacs trail run & walk Start and finish at Mawson sports field, Beasley Street, Mawson ACT (near junction with Lambrigg Street) contact: John Harding. email: hackettrunner at hotmail dot com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sun||28 Feb||WANGARATTA MARATHON & FUN RUNS (VIC)
Distances include the Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km walk run, 5km walk run and a 2km primary aged event. The Wangaratta Marathon and Fun Runs family run event dedicated to encouraging participation, whilst providing all the 'bells and whistles' of the major metropolitan events. Our motto is More People Moving More Often. We encourage participation throughout all events and the health benefits of a more active lifestyle. Our increased participation numbers and well developed incentive programs (Community Teams and Primary School Challenge) espouses this philosophy. Entry includes CUSTOMISED MEDAL FOR ALL FINISHERS, FAST FLAT ACCURATE COURSES (AIMS/IAAF MARATHON & HM ), BIB CHIP TIMING FOR ALL EVENTS, OVER $12,000 IN CASH AND PRIZES, NUTRITION STATIONS ON-COURSE, FOOD AND BEVERAGES POST EVENT & EXCEPTIONAL VALUE ENTRY FEES contact: Sharon Scholz. email: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|Sun||13 Mar||BLACK BULL HALF MARATHON (VIC)
The running of the Black Bull half marathon is part of the 2016 Murray Quad, which is a Quadrathlon (Triathlon plus a paddle) event that starts at the Yarrawonga Rowing club with a swim on Lake Mulwala, then a run around Yarrawonga, the chainman's island nature reserve and silverwood golf and lifestyle resort, a bike ride from Yarrawonga to Cobram via Wilby, Tungamaha and Katamatite and finally finishes a paddle on the Murray River to Tocumwal. To encourage more people to enter in 2016 event we are introducing single events for each of the four disciplines run at the same time as the Murray Quad. The Running of the Black Bull Half Marathon is a unique event that will include a loop around the exquisitely landscaped Black Bull golf course which is wrapped around the waters of Lake Mulwala. The run will start at around 8am just before the first swimmer from the Murray Quad event exits the water. Entry is via the website or the day before at the Murray Quad registration desk located at the Yarrawonga Rowing Club Results will be timed based and opened to all participants including those athletes competing in the Full distance and relay events of the Murray Quad. Cost is $75 with a 50% discount available to members of registered club, gyms or running groups that list on the Murray quad website. contact: Tim Roadley. email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details.
|Wed-Mon||11-16 May||ULTRA-TRAIL AUSTRALIA (NSW)
A five-day trail running festival of unprecedented scope. Previously branded as The North Face 100 and The North Face 50, the existing 100km and 50km events, already established as the southern hemisphere;s largest trail races, are now subsumed under the Ultra-Trail Australia brand. From May 11 - May 16, 2016, Katoomba, NSW, will play host to over 4000 athletes, spectators and support crew, converging for a five-day trail running extravaganza. Underpinned by the flagship 100km (Megalong 100km) and 50km (Kedumba 50km) events, 2016 sees the addition of a 22km (Sublime 22km) trail half marathon and a 2.5km dash through Katoomba town centre (Katoomba Dash). email: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details.
|Fri||13 May||SUBLIME 22KM (NSW)
Starting at the iconic Queen Victoria Hospital Wentworth Falls and finishing at the atmospheric Scenic World, the 22km race will be the perfect introduction for new runners curious about trail and ultra running. This event will also offer runners the opportunity to get a taste for the ultra course. Held on the Friday before the 100km and 50km events, the 22km will also be a great event for the support crew and friends of our ultra runners. email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details.