|Australian Half Marathon Calendar|
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|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: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|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: email@example.com. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org. 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: email@example.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: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|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.
|Fri-Sun||2-4 Jan||PHILLIP ISLAND MULTISPORT FESTIVAL (VIC)
For the very first time, we are offering a unique event in multisport racing in Australia - the location is the iconic Phillip Island Racetrack! You will have the chance to race on one of the fastest motorsports circuits in the world. There is an event for everyone from the triathlete, swimmer, cyclist and runner and from ages 5 - 99 and for all abilities. This will be a must do weekend event for the entire family. Running Events include Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km, 5km and Kids Races. contact: XOSIZE events. email: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
|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: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details.
|Sat||7 Feb||BUSSELTON RUNNERS CLUB HALF MARATHON & FUN RUN (WA) contact: https://www.facebook.com/busseltonrunnersclubhalfmarathon. email: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details.|
|Sun||8 Feb||CARLTON CLASSIC MARATHON (VIC)
This run is the Melbourne leg of the Triple 7 Quest, see http://www.triple7quest.com Limited numbers can join this elite group for the first part of their quest. contact: John Perkins. email: firstname.lastname@example.org. 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: email@example.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: firstname.lastname@example.org . Visit the website for more details.
|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: email@example.com. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website for more details.
|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: email@example.com. Visit the website for more details.