Bright Running Festival

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Just 3 hours from Melbourne and 1 hour from the regional towns of Albury and Wangaratta we bring you the Bright Running Festival.

The 2019 event is now open. Taking place on Saturday 31st August 2019.


100km 18 years plus)

50km (18 years plus)

25km (17 years plus)

5k & 10k (15 years plus)

For the little ones:

Punka 1 km (3 years - 14 years)

How to enter the Bright Running Festival

  1. Kids 1km

    Run 1km
    AUD $12
    Event passed
  2. 5km

    Run 5km
    AUD $25
    Event passed
  3. 10km

    Run 10km
    AUD $45
    Event passed
  4. Bright 25km

    Run 25km
    AUD $75
    Event passed
  5. Bright Ultra 50km

    Run 50km
    AUD $150
    Event passed
  6. Bright UltraX 100km

    Run 100km
    AUD $250
    Event passed

Bright Running Festival routes

ALL ONE LAP COURSES - UTMB/ITRA points tbc due to ITRA changes. 2018 THE 50KM WAS 3 POINTS. THE 100KM IS A NEW ADDITION FOR 2019.

5km and 10km
Using flatter sections of town along Cherry Walk this race is suitable for all levels of running with varying distances for beginners and more advanced runners. Around 50-80 metres of elevation only.

Bright 25km
As above with a few more hills involved towards the latter half! (runs the last 13km of the Ultra and UltraX). Around 1000m of ascent/descent.

Bright Ultra 50km
The big one! For those planning greater things or a season aim in itself. Approx 2000m ascent/descent.

Bright UltraX 100km. NEW FOR 2019!
The bigger one! For those planning greater things or a season aim in itself. Approx 4000m ascent/descent.

Event Details

What’s Included
Enjoy the Saturday races and then join us for the evening celebration at a local Bright venue.

- Beautiful finishers medal for all.
- Bright Ultra and UltraX entries receive the infamous Ultra hat.
Raceday Logistics
100KM - 06.00
50KM - TBC
5K/10KM/25KM - 10.30
PUNKA 1KM - 15.00

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