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Jun 2016
Sun-Fri 5 Jun-23 Sep HOKA ONE ONE TRAIL RUNNING SERIES - RACE 1 (VIC)
The HOKA ONE ONE Trail Running Series takes your running off-road with a series of popular races at breath-taking wilderness locations within a 1hr drive from Melbourne. Studley Park - 5km / 11km / 15km  contact: Annie Knight. email: info@rapidascent.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Aug 2016
Sun 28 Aug LAKE MACQUARIE RUNNING FESTIVAL (NSW)
'Where the best view is not the finish line' Join over 2,000 athletes running on road around the scenic foreshores of Lake Macquarie. Commencing in Warners Bay NSW we have an event for all comers. Half Marathon, 10.5km Fun Run and 4km Kids Scamper. We are donating money for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of the John Hunter Hospital and encouraging participants to fundraise. This event has been held annually for 32 years. Proudly sponsored by Brooks, Pure Performance, Billy's Lookout and the Newcastle Permanent contact: Anne Griffith 0424 402 524 or Kate Griffith 0410 474 488. email: enquiries@lakemacrunning.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 28 Aug SHEPPARTON RUNNING FESTIVAL (VIC)
Set against the backdrop of Shepparton's amazing Victoria Park Lake, Shepparton Running Festival offers Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km, 5km and Kids' 2km events. If you can put one foot in front of the other, we have something for you. Courses are measured and accurate. Marathon, Half Marathon and 10km courses are IAAF/AIMS Certified. All events are Bib-Chip timed, except 2km Kids Dash. Frequent aid stations with sports drink, and some lollies for long distance runners. FREE baggage area, knowledgeable lead cyclists for the HM & M & 10km event and and our marshals are friendly and ready to cheer you on. A regional community event offers local support and a spirited, energetic event. There is an excellent range of prizes and giveaways on offer.  contact: Sharon Scholz. email: sharon@wffa.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 28 Aug THE GREATER BANK SYDNEY HALF AND UNITY WALK & RUN (NSW)
Join the Greater Bank Sydney Half and Unity Walk & Run on Sunday, August 28 at Sydney Olympic Park! There are 3 distances available with the half marathon, 7km & 4km, this event has something for everyone! Register now at sydneyhalf.com.au  contact: Athletics NSW. email: jayne@takeyourtimeevents.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Sep 2016
Sat-Sun 3-4 Sep MORNINGTON RUNNING FESTIVAL (VIC)
​Entries are now open for the 4-5 September 2016 for third running of Mornington Running Festival and Health & Lifestyle Expo. The weekend festival includes a 1km kids dash, 5 and 10km fun run/walk and the popular Half Marathon 21.1km distance. The Health and Lifestyle Expo will also back bigger and better including exhibitors, seminars, workshops and games for the whole family. Join us and help us money for our Charity Partner beyondblue. ​The Beyond Blue Obstacle Course has been included as part of the expo on Saturday 3rd September. We have limited spots available so make sure you secure your spot now, for what will be great fun  contact: info@eventpeople.com.au 03 59884040. email: info@eventpeople.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 4 Sep 2016 MORNINGTON RUNNING FESTIVAL AND EXPO (VIC)
Entries are now open for the 4-5 September 2016 for third running of Mornington Running Festival and Health & Lifestyle Expo. The weekend festival includes a 1km kids dash, 5km and 10km fun run/walk and the popular Half Marathon 21.1km distance. The Health and Lifestyle Expo will also back bigger and better including exhibitors, seminars, workshops and games for the whole family. Join us and help us money for our Charity Partner beyondblue.  contact: XOSIZE Events. email: events@xosize.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 4 Sep COFFS HARBOUR RUNNING FESTIVAL (NSW)
The Bendigo Bank Coffs Harbour Running Festival is a community event for people of all ages and abilities and consists of a 21.1 km Half Marathon, 10 km Fun Run, 5 km Fun Run and a 3km Family Fun Run/Walk. Held on a bush trail on the Coffs Creek walkway, the flat, shady course is ideal for runners. The picturesque track hugs the beautiful Coffs Creek and competitors run over floating boardwalks, through swamp forests of mangrove, casuarina and paperbark trees from the centre of town to the coast and back. The event raises funds for local children's charities including Life Education Australia, Coffs Coast Autism, Camp Quality and the Early Childhood Intervention Program Coffs Harbour. Steve Moneghetti is returning as the event ambassador and will take part in the half marathon. contact: Village Sports. email: info@villagesports.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 4 Sep HOKA ONE ONE TRAIL RUNNING SERIES - RACE 4 (VIC)
The HOKA ONE ONE Trail Running Series takes your running off-road with a series of popular races at breath-taking wilderness locations within a 1hr drive from Melbourne. Anglesea - 8km / 15km / 23km  contact: Annie Knight. email: info@rapidascent.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 11 Sep BROOKS FORSTER RUNNING FESTIVAL (NSW)
Welcome to the 6th Brooks Forster running festival. Come and run one of the most scenic courses on the Mid North Coast, only 3.5 hours north of Sydney. Surrounded by ocean and the pristine waters of Wallis Lake, you will make your way running over the Forster Tuncurry Bridge covering paths and Break Walls on a 99.0 % flat course Our reputation as a family friendly event with a distance to suit everyone will ensure you experience an awesome weekend away. EVENTS INCLUDE 21.1 km Half Marathon, 10km run, 5km fun run, 4km Walk and Talk, 4km Kids 9-12 yrs Fun Run, 2km Kids 4-8 yrs Fun Run contact: Peter Camilleri. email: petercamilleri64@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Fri 23 Sep HOKA ONE ONE TRAIL RUNNING SERIES - RACE 5 (NIGHT RACE) (VIC)
The HOKA ONE ONE Trail Running Series takes your running off-road with a series of popular races at breath-taking wilderness locations within a 1hr drive from Melbourne. NEW night race 5: Friday 23 September - Studley Park - 5km / 11km / 15km contact: Annie Knight. email: info@rapidascent.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 24 Sep HARVEST RUN (VIC)
Sole Motive presents the Harvest Run - an exciting new event held amongst the vineyards in the stunning Yarra Valley this September. The Harvest Run offers two distances with stunning views of Victoria's award winning Yarra Valley wineries and countryside. � 6km run/walk which starts at the Yarra Valley Racing Club � 13.5km run from Healesville to Yarra Glen. Think food, wine, fitness and fun. After you've run, relax in our event village at the Yarra Glen Race Course to enjoy food, wine and music.  contact: 03 9285 0600 . email: info@solemotive.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 25 Sep BEACH TO BROTHER MARATHON, HALF MARATHON AND 10K (NSW)
Port Macquarie. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Oct 2016
Sat-Sun 8-9 Oct HOUNSLOW CLASSIC (NSW)
Where: The picturesque Grose Valley in the Upper Blue Mountains. When: 8/9 October 2016 Distances: 68km or 21km Both events are SkyRunning events! contact: Mountain Sports. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 9 Oct GRIFFITH SPORT TOOHEY TRAIL RUN (QLD)
From bitumen to bush, challenge yourself to an all-terrain scenic run from Griffith University Nathan Campus through Toohey Forest. With resoundingly positive feedback from the inaugural event in 2015, we are adding a 21km Half Marathon course to the already existing 5km and 10km courses to make it even bigger and better! Stay tuned for more information coming soon. contact: Griffith Sport Events. email: sportevents@griffith.edu.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 16 Oct TAKE A HIKE - BRISBANE (QLD)
Take A Hike is the ultimate community fundraising challenge aimed at raising vital funds and awareness for children with autism. The challenge is open to everyone and caters to all fitness levels with a 10.5km route for the Sunday strollers, 21km for the half marathon heroes and 42km for the marathon maniacs. Participants can choose to either walk or run in a team or go solo. All funds raised through Take A Hike go directly to closing the $10,000 funding gap experienced every year for each child in our early intervention program. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat-Sun 22-23 Oct NED KELLY CHASE (VIC)
The 100km course follows the magnificent Murray to Mountains Rail Trail and then on the Oxley and Milawa cycle path which starts and finishes at Apex Park in Wangaratta. Entrants choose from the 100km or 50km solo run, 4 x 25km relay run, Marathon or Half Marathon, 100km or 50km cycle challenge or 10km fun run. The event is fully supported with food and beverage aid stations approximately every 5km. Times are accurately recorded and the 100km & 50km is IAAF AIMS certified and entrants choose their own start time aiming to finish at 12pm Sunday. Entry fees for all but the 10km includes customised event bibs, 2-bottle Ned Kelly Chase hydration belt and a ticket to the presentation dinner Sunday evening. Dinner includes delicious 1880's favourites such as lamb shank soup, damper, various roast veges and meats, cottage pie and for dessert we tuck into bread and butter pudding and an adult-styled trifle. All event finishers receive either a stylised Ned Kelly helmet medal or keyring and there is also a great range of other prizes and giveaways. We hope you will consider joining us and celebrating both the best of the region and the spirit and history of the 1880s. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nedkellychase contact: Sharon Scholz. email: sharon@nedkellychase.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 23 Oct MITCHELTON WINERY RUNNING FESTIVAL (VIC)
We have a great family day on offer at the beautiful Mitchelton Winery located at Nagambie Victoria. Start your day with a scenic run around the grounds of the winery with distances including the Half Marathon, 10km, 5km or 1km (Kids Race) Fun Runs. The afternoon you can sit back, relax and enjoy some great food, wine and live music. We have also included some great activities for the whole family with a giant slip and slide ride down a 200m hill being the star attraction, plus jumping castles and more. With only 500 spots available across all fun run events and 300 spots for the Slip N Ride book in early so not to be disappointed. Every Competitor will receive a medal when crossing the line in the Fun Runs contact: info@eventpeople.com.au 03 59884040. email: info@eventpeople.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 30 Oct 33RD PORT OF PORTLAND 3 BAYS MARATHON (VIC)
The Port of Portland 3Bays Marathon is one of the most scenic and challenging marathon courses in Victoria. Set in the coastal town of Portland, the course takes in the beautiful Bridgewater Bay, Discovery Bay and Portland Bay, whilst also challenging you to tackle the undulating hills including the famous "Shuffler" Marathon, Half Marathon and Relay events are available contact: Jared Clark . email: jared1980@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
 
Nov 2016
Sat 5 Nov UPSTREAM CHALLENGE (VIC)
The Upstream Challenge is a 50km walk/run from the CBD to Donvale and 20km walk/run from Yarra Flats to Donvale along the Yarra River in Melbourne. There is NO registration fee; however each participant must commit to collect a minimum of $200 in donations, $50 of which will need to be donated at the time of registration. Participants can enter the event by registering for the 50km or 20km Challenge as an individual or as a team. The 50km start is at Gosch's Paddock, Richmond and finish at Donvale Christian College The 20K start is at Yarra flats and also finishes at Donvale.  contact: Melissa Gruber. email: Melissa@upstreamfoundation.org. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 6 Nov HAMILTON VITALITY FUN RUN (VIC)
The Hamilton Vitality Fun Run is proudly operated by Vitality Health and Fitness. This year, the Fun Run will raise funds for the redevelopment of the cancer treatment facilities at the Hamilton Base Hospital, so come along and support this wonderful cause! Sign up for for the 21km, 10km or 4.2km events. contact: Mardi Gill. email: mgill@hilac.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 13 Nov RESOLUTION RUN #4 (ACT)
The 2016 Resolution Runs are a series of graduated running events, suitable for novice to experienced running enthusiasts. Running around the picturesque Lake Tuggeranong, Greenway ACT and surrounds. Proceeds supporting the Movember Foundation. Start small and finish big offering 3km, 7km, 14km half and full marathon throughout the year. Also available 7km walk and 700m Kiddie's Dash. This Event Run :7km,14km, half marathon Walk: 7km Kiddy Dash: 700m full marathon  contact: Melanie Smith. email: melanie@resolutionrunseries.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat 26 Nov AFTERGLOW NIGHT TRAIL RUN (VIC)
Afterglow is night trail running event in Torquay on the Surfcoast Victoria. Runners will start in the light and finish in the dark. There is 21km race and a 12km race. It is all about fun and there is plenty of entertainment. The course will be full of glow to the light way for runners. The event provide a nice safe and fun environment for people to try running at night. contact: peri gray. email: periwinkle_06@hotmail.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
 
Dec 2016
Sun 11 Dec CANBERRA SUMMER RUNNING SERIES (ACT)
Marathon, Half Marathon and 10k around the Parliamentary Triangle and Lake Burley Griffin contact: Brad Allen. email: ba@tripleedge.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
 
Feb 2017
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.
 
 
Mar 2017
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.
 
 
Apr 2017
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.
 


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