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Oct 2014
Sat 4 Oct WESTERN SYDNEY MARATHON (NSW) email: westernsydneymarathon@communities.nsw.gov.au.
 
Sun 5 Oct TWIN BRIDGES HALF MARATON - CAIRNS REGION (QLD)
The Twin Bridges track (East Black Mountain Road) follows the route of the original Black Mountain Road, to the east of the current road. It diverges from Black Mountain Road 27 kilometres from the Kennedy Highway and rejoins it 2 kilometres from the top of the Bump Track. Closed by gates at both ends, it is a multi-use track for trail runners, walkers and mountain bikers. Motor vehicles, trail bikes and horses are not allowed on this track. contact: David OBrien. email: trailrunning@roadrunners.org.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 5 Oct MIXX FM STAWELL HOSPITAL HALF MARATHON (VIC)
Individual Runs: 21km and 4km Team Run (Team of 3 relay): 7km each Walk: 4km Kiddies Lap: lap around North Park for children aged 8 and under (not timed) Runs (excluding Kiddies Lap) will be professionally timed. Our goal is to raise $18,000 to purchase a new microscope for the Stawell Hospital operating theatre. All entry fees and sponsorship support will go towards the Stawell Hospital. contact: Jackie Peacock. email: jackie.peacock@srh.org.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat-Sat 11-18 Oct 2014 ALICE SPRINGS MASTERS GAMES (NT)
The Alice Springs Master Games are held every two years with thousands of fit, active Australians and overseas visitors taking part in more than 30 sports. Running events include 5km & 10km Walk, 10km run, 5km Cross Country and Half Marathon. All events are set against the scenic backdrop of Ilparpa Road, the Telegraph Station, Desert Park and Simpson's Gap. contact: Katie Kelly. email: katie.kelly@nt.gov.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 19 Oct SRI CHINMOY GREEN BRIDGE & UQ RIVER RUN HALF MARATHON , 10KM, & 5KM (QLD)
Our new fun run course starting at the Dutton park side of the iconic Green Bridge running over to the smooth flat dirt track along the sweeping river side in UQ and out along a broad footpath by the river and golf links. Hot pancake and fresh fruit brekkie, multiple age group medal award categories. contact: Avirgyan Rogan. email: brisbane@srichinmoyraces.org. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 26 Oct KEDUMBA HALF MARATHON (NSW)
Strap yourself in for arguably the toughest half marathon in Australia. Runners will start from the old Queen Victoria Hospital and head down, down, down Kedumba Walls to the campground. After crossing the river, runners will turn around and make the climb back up Kedumba Walls to the finish area. The entire course is on open fire trail, with approximately 800m of elevation change. Course Description: The entire course is on graded fire trail/vehicle access tracks. The race will commence from the hospital and head down Kedumba Walls. Runners will pass the Jamison Valley maintenance track on your right. Continue down the trail into Kedumba Valley. You will reach the valley and cross a cattle grid. Continue past the turn off to Kedumba Ruins. Take a right turn and run past Kedumba campground and get your feet wet crossing Kedumba River. A short distance after the river there will be a bollard indicating the turnaround. Runners will turn here and retrace their steps. The course has an elevation change of over 800m with the course broken up into two parts - 10.55km of downhill and 10.55km of uphill.  contact: Running Wild. email: runningwildnsw@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Nov 2014
Sun 2 Nov DEEP SPACE MOUNTAIN MARATHON AND HALF MARATHON (ACT)
The Half Marathon is a 21.1 km out and back route from the former Honeysuckle Creek Space Tracking Station to the former Orroral Valley Space Tracking Station and return. The Deep Space Mountain Marathon does this course twice. The 10 km is an out and back route from Honeysuckle Creek. The 5 km is an out and back run and walk along the Orroral Ridge Road from Honeysuckle Creek.  contact: John Harding. email: hackettrunner at hotmail dot com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 9 Nov CANEGROWERS GREAT BARRIER REEF MARATHON FESTIVAL (QLD)
The CANEGROWERS Great Barrier Reef Marathon Festival is THE adventure marathon event of the calendar year. Held on November 9th in Port Douglas, Queensland, the Festival offers a range of adventure courses like no other including a 74km Ultra Marathon from Cairns to Port Douglas; a 42.2km adventure marathon; 21.1km adventure half marathon; as well as a 10km, 5km & 2.5km distance. Each distance runs along the white sands of Four Mile Beach, traverses through parks, trail and road to complete the ultimate trail running course. Dubbed the "World's Best" by marathon legend himself Steve Moneghetti, the Great Barrier Reef Marathon Festival is the one to mark on your racing calendar. Why not team up this epic event, raise funds for your nominated charity through Everyday Hero or simply run for you! Did we mention that you get to recover in paradise? contact: Port Douglas Event Management. email: info@pdem.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Fri-Sun 21-23 Nov TOUR DE TAMBORINE (QLD)
Conquer the Mountain at the Tour de Tamborine Mountain Sports Festival 2014. The 3 day event includes a fun filled mixture of action packed running, cycling, mountain trails and walking activities for over 2000 participants of all abilities - weekend sports warriors to family fun day enthusiasts. Add to that celebrity sports ambassadors, mountain celebrations, live music, extreme sports performances and much much more, it's an event not to be missed. Check out the details online, including early entry and team/family discounts on www.tourdetamborine.com.au contact: Emma Porter. email: events@pm9.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 30 Nov CENTRAL COAST HALF MARATHON & 10KM FUN RUN (NSW)
Flat, scenic course along the cycle path from The Entrance to Chittaway Bay and return. 1/2 Marathon and 10k Fun Run for all ages and abilities. An awesome way to spent a Sunday morning! Organised by The Central Coast Hash House Harriers. contact: Christine Laing. email: info@centralcoasthalfmarathon.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 30 Nov SRI CHINMOY WYNNUM SEASIDE RUN, HALF-MARATHON, 10KM & 5KM, BRISBANE (QLD)
Start and finish at Bayside park in Manly fast flat course right along the seaside with the far end of the course along a path through the mangroves in Elanora Park. Aid stations every 2.5km and a great hot pancake and fresh fruit post race brekkie.Multiple age group medal award categories.  contact: Avirgyan Rogan. email: brisbane@srichinmoyraces.org. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Dec 2014
Sun 21 Dec TOUR DE RIDGES (ACT)
Start and finish at Mawson sports field, Beasley Street, Mawson 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.  contact: John Harding. email: hackettrunner at hotmail dot com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Jan 2015
Sun 11 Jan TWO BAYS TRAIL RUN (11TH ANNUAL, 5TH OFFICIAL...) 28KM/56KM (VIC)
Great holiday vibe and excellent course between Dromana on the Port Phillip Bay side and Cape Schanck on the Bass Strait side. That's a 28km crossing (or 56km double crossing) of the Mornington Peninsula - and not at the skinny bit! A little hill followed by bushland, rural and coastal views, topped off by enthusiastic helpers and the best course marking in the trail running universe.  contact: Rohan 0420 380 955 Katrina 0401 149 537. email: info@twobaystrailrun.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
 
Feb 2015
Sat 7 Feb BUSSELTON RUNNERS CLUB HALF MARATHON & FUN RUN (WA) contact: https://www.facebook.com/busseltonrunnersclubhalfmarathon. email: admin@busseltonrunnersclub.org.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 22 Feb COMMUNITY BANK WARBURTON UP AND RUNNING (VIC)
Boutique family running event just 80km east of Melbourne, in Warburton. One of Victoria's most scenic runs on trails along the banks of the upper Yarra, and on quiet rural roads. Affordable entry prices. Over $5000 in prizes. Team awards. Half Marathon, 10km & 5km runs, 5km walk and Kids' dash (approx 2km). In its 12 year now. Limited numbers. Registration opens November 1, 2014. contact: Sue Hoffman. email: warburtonupandrunning@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat-Sun 28 Feb-1 Mar COLOUR CITY RUNNING FESTIVAL (NSW)
Our aim is to provide the leading event in Orange and the Central West, promoting the region and a healthy lifestyle,whilst providing participants with a rewarding,value for money experience no matter what their goals. The Colour City Running Festival caters for all runners from the kids 2km event through to a Marathon for the more serious runner.  email: colourcityrunningfestival@gmail.com . Visit the website for more details.
 
 
Mar 2015
Sun 8 Mar KING ISLAND IMPERIAL 20 (TAS)
Over the second weekend in March, on an island midway between Victoria and mainland Tasmania, you will find one of the most unique running events in the country, the King Island Imperial 20. The event is now in its 22nd year. The King Island Imperial 20 has an event for everyone. The main feature is a challenging 32 kilometre footrace which is the only coast to coast race in Australia. Support events include a 32 kilometre walking race as well as team walking and running races. This is not just another run - be prepared to indulge in the truly unique King Island lifestyle, generous hospitality and incredible food. email: info@kingislandrace.org.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat 21 Mar ROLLER COASTER RUN (VIC)
Approximately 21.5 and 43 km trail runs, starting and finishing at SkyHigh. Experience the sunrise illuminating Melbourne from an elevated viewpoint. Have a beautiful run on the western front of the Dandenongs. Follow it up by some quality cheering/heckling time as you eat brunch, overlooking other finishers and the course. (Brunch is included in the short distance entry.) Watch out for clowns.  contact: Rohan 0420 380 955 Clarkey 0403 819 390. email: info@twobaystrailrun.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
 
Aug 2015
Sat-Sun 29-30 Aug WONDERLAND RUN (VIC)
Saturday 29 August: 8.5km undulating entry level trail run. then.... Sunday 30 August: 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.  contact: Rohan 0420 380 955 Matty Bell 0409 112 810. email: info@wonderlandrun.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 


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