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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 BROOME INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT MARATHON (WA)
42.2km Broome International Airport Marathon 21.1km Phoenix Fitness 1/2 Marathon 10.5km Matso's Dash contact: Glenn Taylor. email: gt@fitevents.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
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 16 Jul THE GEORGES RIVER FESTIVAL OF THE FEET (NSW)
The Georges River Festival of the Feet is a fun day of running. With several distance options, there is something for everyone: 3km, 7km, 14 km, 21.1km. All the courses are within the riverside area of Mirambeena Regional Park alongside Henry Lawson Drive at Georges Hall near Bankstown.  contact: Joan Eisenhuth. email: westiesjoggers@gmail.com. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 30 Jul WESTLINK M7 BLACKTOWN RUNNING FESTIVAL (NSW)
The Westlink M7 Blacktown Running Festival is on Sunday 30 July 2017. There are 7 race types on 1 day. Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km Run, 10km Walk, 5km Run, 5km Walk and 2km Kids Marathon Race. The course starts and finishes at Blacktown International Sports Park and is an AIMS Certififed Course. The course is on the Westlink M7 Shared Pathway which is traffic free and predominantly on asphalt and conrete with undulations throughout. contact: Mark Gibson. email: mark.gibson@blacktown.nsw.gov.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
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.
 
Sun 30 Jul RIVERINA ENDURANCE TRAIL SERIES - ALBURY RANGES (NSW)
Long Course: Albury ranges course takes you on a long tour of the ranges best single tracks to the far west and northern regions of the range. This is the last race in the series and a challenging and rewarding course to participate or race on. Short Course: to be confirmed. contact: Sean Greenhill. email: events@parklands-alburywodonga.org.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 30 Jul IPSWICH PARK2PARK (QLD)
I run Ipswich on Sunday 30th July! The Ipswich Park2Park fun run course is nestled in one of the most iconic parks in Ipswich, Queens Park. Renowned for its challenging hill climbs, this scenic route is sure to bring you highs - not to mention the enthusiastic water stations manned by local high school students at every 1km. Make sure you can say I run Ipswich and join us on Sunday 30th July.  contact: park2park@ihfoundation.org.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
 
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.
 
Sun 6 Aug DEVILBEND FUN RUN 5KM, 10KM, 21.1KM & KIDS MILE (VIC)
Enjoy being active outdoors? Looking for your next fitness challenge? Hoping to run further or faster than last year? Want to discover one of the Mornington Peninsula's hidden gems? Whatever your motivation the Mornington Peninsula Athletic Club invites you to come on down and join the action. Bring the family and make a day of it exploring the beautiful Devilbend Natural Features Reserve. 5km, 10km & 21.1k and even a 1 mile event for the kids. awesome medals for all finishers in all events. Where? Devilbend Natural Features Reserve, Graydens Road, Tuerong (Melway ref 152 J3) on the Mornington Peninsula. Visit the website for more details.  contact: Richard Does. email: info@devilbend.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 6 Aug DUNGOG DASH & DAWDLE (NSW)
If you can't Run or Dash maybe you would like to walk or dawdle? This great Cross-Country Fun-Run. The D&D showcases our great town and the Common, and raises much-needed funds for the Dungog Shire Community Centre. Half Marathon Trail Run, 21km Dash, 12km Dawdle, 6km Kids Dash Or Dawdle 12 years and under Tail Runner Doggy Half (for dog) Dash or Dawdle dogs must be on a leash for the entire race, accompanied and in control of a responsible human www.facebook.com/DungogDashAndDawdle All profits are donated to the Dungog Shire Community Centre contact: Beau. email: beau@dscc.net.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat 19 Aug BILPIN BUSH RUN 2017 (NSW)
The Bilpin Bush Run will take place again this year with the course commencing and finishing at the Bilpin District Hall. contact: Cathy Wilson. email: windywilson@iprimus.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sat-Sun 19-20 Aug WAGGA TRAIL MARATHON (NSW)
A family orientated, fun filled running weekend. Events include a kids fun run, 5 Km and 10 Km on the Saturday and half marathon, marathon, marathon relay and mountain bike marathon on the Sunday. The course consists of 95% off road with single track, fire trails and bike tracks around the surrounds of the city on a section of the Wiradjuri Walking Track. All finishers receive a medal. Sponsor stalls, food and drinks available down at the Wagga Beach precinct over the weekend. contact: Peter FitzPatrick. email: peterfitz47@bigpond.com . Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 20 Aug 7 SUNSHINE COAST MARATHON (QLD)
Located on the stunning Sunshine Coast, Queensland near the barrier reef and Steve Irwin's iconic Australia Zoo, this not-for-profit event has been timed to make the most of the ideal Queensland winter running conditions. Blue skies, low humidity and mild temperatures - combined with a flat course always enable fast times. The course record currently stands at 2:18:30 set by Ethiopian, Samuel Woldemanuel in 2015. Event distances include the Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km, 5km and the 2km. Each road race follows the stunning coastline of Alexandra Headlands with white sandy beaches and spectacular vantage points alongside the ocean. The Half Marathon is a one loop course with Marathon entrants completing a multi loop course (1 x 21km + 2 x 10.5km) making the most of the on-course entertainment and crowds of spectators before a red carpet 'hero' finish. With a distance to suit every ability and age group, this community-focused, world-class athletic event caters to all those wanting to take part, including families and those with both physical and intellectual disabilities. The 2km event allows parents with prams and wheelchair entrants to take part and enjoy the festival atmosphere. Race start times are scheduled to allow for parents to run the longer distances and then return in time to run with the kids and enjoy all the free fun in the family entertainment precinct. contact: Atlas Multisports. email: info@atlasmultisports.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Mon 21 Aug HUSKY HALF MARATHON AND RUNNING FESTIVAL (NSW)
Get ready for the 7th annual Husky Half Marathon on Sunday, 20th August 2017. It is sure to be another crowd pleaser - a flat, fast course on the scenic shores of Jervis Bay. The view is nothing short of perfection, you won't even notice the kilometres tick over! With the half marathon having an option of a two person team, as well as 2km and 5km races, there is a distance for everyone. Pack the family up and make a weekend of it! contact: Elite Energy Events. email: info@eliteenergy.com.au . Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 27 Aug SHEPPARTON RUNNING FESTIVAL (VIC)
Run on the region's best sealed, scenic pathways as they wind their way along the banks of the Goulburn and Broken Rivers. An ideal event for the first-time marathon entrant or those looking for their PB on a flat, fast course. Cash prizes for all events. contact: Nadine. email: Nadine.Edwards@ecodev.vic.gov.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 27 Aug SANDY POINT HALF MARATHON (VIC)
Some people dread winter - others train in it. We're inviting you take up the Sole Motive challenge � commit to training this winter and become a winter warrior #SMwinterwarrior at the Sandy Point Half Marathon. Get fitter, faster and stronger this winter and take up the Sole Motive winter warrior challenge and register for one of Melbourne's flattest and fastest Half Marathon's. Unleash your inner warrior, �choose your hard� and sign up for the Half Marathon, 10K or 5K distances. There�s even something for the kids with a 3K kids run/walk! Find out more at www.solemotive.com  contact: Sole Motive. email: info@solemotive.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Sep 2017
Sat 2 Sep BIGFOOT SNOW TRAIL - FALLS CREEK (VIC)
Join Mountain Sports on the snow for Australia's first Snow marathon. The Bigfoot Snow Trail Marathon takes runners on a spectacular journey into the high country of Victoria. The unique scenery is amazing and with a projected thick layer of snow cover the sights and challenges will be some you usually don�t usually get in your average Australian marathon! Starting in the Ski Resort Village of Falls Creek, this event provides a great backdrop to an amazing family weekend in the snow country. contact: Melanie Michael. email: info@mountainsports.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 9 Sep MARAMOO MARATHON AND FUN RUN (WA)
Loosely based on the Le Medoc wine marathon, the Maramoo winds through wineries, farms and bush trails. The scenery is spectacular. Taste local wines and produce as you run. Dress up (or not) and have fun! You can choose from these events - Marathon, Half-marathon, Team Marathon, 10km Challenge, or 2km Fun Run for 6 - 12 year olds. The race village will have wine tasting, food and wine for sale and fun things for the kids. Entries open early May 2017. contact: Shelley Hatton. email: shelley@maramoo.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Mon 18 Sep SYDNEY RUNNING FESTIVAL (NSW)
The Sydney Running Festival has four distances to choose from: the Marathon and Half-Marathon courses, flatter, faster and even more beautiful. The now 10k Bridge Run, and the 3.5k Family Fun Run, all events run over the Sydney Harbour Bridge - traffic free. contact: Pont3. email: info@sydneyrunningfestival.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 24 Sep SYDNEY TRAIL SERIES - BOTANY BAY (NSW)
8km, 11km and 20km course options. This is a magnificently scenic course, starting and finishing on Botany Bay at Kurnell, there is a nice variety of cliff top and ocean side trails, as you wind your way down the coast and back again - you may even be lucky enough to catch a whale sighting! contact: Laura Impey. email: laura@borntorun.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
Sun 24 Sep MORNINGTON RUNNING FESTIVAL (VIC)
Entries are now open for the�2017 Mornington Running Festival Saturday 23rd September 2017�- Mornington Health and Lifestyle Expo - The day will include free activities/demonstrations/workshops and�fun for the whole family, showcasing local businesses and Health professionals, Gyms, Clubs, Food�Vendors, Health Products��and Services.��Kids Activities Include the Sunday 24th September 2017 - Mornington Running Festival includes�the 1km kids dash, Nicholas Lynch 5km and 10km fun run/walk and the popular PARC Half Marathon 21.1km distance. We will have free activities including jumping castle, face, painting and food stalls. contact: Event People. email: info@eventpeople.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 30 Sep WESTERN SYDNEY MARATHON (NSW)
The Western Sydney Marathon at the Sydney International Regatta Centre has fast become Western Sydney's premier running event attracting runners from local regions, interstate and internationally. Situated in Penrith, the marathon is held at the Sydney International Regatta Centre which boasts scenic views of Penrith Lakes, Lower Blue Mountains and surrounding parkland. A flat fast course has been designed which navigates the main lake, crosses the island bridges to the Regatta Centre and weaves around roads within and outside of the venue. The Western Sydney Marathon celebrates healthy lifestyles, active communities and the great outdoors. It is a fun and festive day out for the whole family, with a health and fitness expo, activities for the kids during races, a jumping castle, entertainment, massage, market and food stalls. Whether you push a pram around the Family Fun Run or complete the full marathon, this event is about bringing the community together.  contact: Matt Adamson. email: westernsydneymarathon@sport.nsw.gov.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
 
Oct 2017
Sun 8 Oct HOUNSLOW CLASSIC - 21KM SKYRUN (NSW)
A strictly limited numbers event - runners starts and finish at the amazing private property which is Allview Escapes in Blackheath and take in the single trails of the Grand Canyon. This is one of the most photographed natural wonders in Australia and a must for all trail runners to experience.  contact: Melanie Michael. email: info@mountainsports.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sat 21 Oct RUNAWAY BAROSSA MARATHON (SA)
Runaway Barossa Marathon is Australia's newest weekend running escape with friends and family, offering brand new marathon and half marathon courses (as well as 10k and kids run) in a stunning location. Experience the stunning vistas and celebrated vineyards, indulge yourself in the regions delicious food and wine, found everywhere from family-run bakeries to rustic wineries and the finest dining rooms. Part of the new Runaway Marathon series, you can combine your favourite past time with your ultimate holiday destination! Don't just chase your dreams - run them down at Runaway Barossa Marathon!  contact: (07) 5430 6711. email: runawaybarossa@ironman.com. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 22 Oct SYDNEY TRAIL SERIES - BOTANY BAY (NSW)
8km, 11km and 20km course options. This is a magnificently scenic course, starting and finishing on Botany Bay at Kurnell, there is a nice variety of cliff top and ocean side trails, as you wind your way down the coast and back again - you may even be lucky enough to catch a whale sighting! contact: Laura Impey. email: laura@borntorun.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
 
Nov 2017
Sun 5 Nov BENDIGO BANK FUN RUN (VIC)
The Bendigo Bank Fun Run is the major fundraising event for the Bendigo Health Foundation and annually raises around $150,000 for new hospital equipment. This year, the Fun Run will be supporting the Foundation's New Bendigo Hospital Appeal #GiveBack campaign aimed at raising $4 million for key pieces of equipment that will enable Bendigo to deliver health services locally. contact: Tara Everist. email: teverist@bendigohealth.org.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 
Sun 19 Nov SYDNEY TRAIL SERIES - BOTANY BAY (NSW)
8km, 11km, 20km and 30km course options. This is a magnificently scenic course, starting and finishing on Botany Bay at Kurnell, there is a nice variety of cliff top and ocean side trails, as you wind your way down the coast and back again - you may even be lucky enough to catch a whale sighting! contact: Laura Impey. email: laura@borntorun.com.au. Visit the website for more details.
 
 
Feb 2018
Sun 25 Feb WANGARATTA MARATHON & FUN RUNS (VIC)
Grown from humble beginnings to a major regional carnival. Participants are treated to a friendly, thriving regional community, just 2 hours from Melbourne in the Ovens and King Valley Region. The courses are flat and fast and meander along the multi-use sealed paths next to the Ovens River and One Mile Creek through urban Wangaratta. The 10km fun run/walk course incorporates a lovely section of urban trail and the both 5km & 10km also follow the shared path to a lovely park and returning along a quaint boulevard bordering the city centre. All courses are accurately measures using the IAAF standard process. Entry includes bib chip timing for all events (start and finish mat) and customised finisher medals in each event (different colour for each event) along with approximately $10,000 of cash and prizes. Live entertainment, food and beverages, free parking and a baggage hold facility are some of the additional inclusions in the entry fee. All entry fees are value focused thanks to the support of our wonderful team of committed sponsors and volunteers. Our motto is "more people moving more often" catering for runners of all standards of runner and fitness enthusiast. Please consider joining us for this welcoming regional event. Contact: Sharon Scholz. email: sharon@wangarattamarathon.com.au. Website: www.wangarattamarathon.com.au  contact: Sharon Scholz. email: sharon@wangarattamarathon.com.au. Visit the website for more details. Click here for an entryform.
 


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