Canberra's north side hosts the Series finale. The track from Hall through to Oak Hill along Gungahlin's northern fringing ridge is the Rolls Royce of Canberra Trails. Especially commissioned for the Centenary Trail project, this beautifully sculptured track is a work of art, a trail to fall in love with To fully appreciate the varying vistas in each direction, you really need to run this wonderful track both ways. That's why we've designed this course as an out-and-back.
Running Events in Victoria
Parklands Albury Wodongas Riverina Endurance series tackles some of the most rugged terrain around the Border area each winter. Come and find out why dirt is good- visit each events link for details!
EXPERIENCE MELBOURNE AT ITS BEST
The 12th year of Run Melbourne will once again fill the streets with more than 20,000 people running past some of Melbournes famous landmarks Flinders Street Station, MCG, the Shrine and the Yarra River.
In 2019, we will deliver the best running event in Melbourne with specially designed courses, a unique perspective of the city and the chance to discover one of the most liveable cities in the world on foot.
With cheer zones, more training support, fundraising resources and true to our core, a race day experience youll never forget.
Lets Run Melbourne together next July.
Peaks & Trails is a picturesque run starting and finishing in the heart of Dunkeld, Victoria over the weekend of Saturday, 3 August to Sunday, 4 August 2019.
The weekend offers something for all levels of trail enthusiast with access to beautiful Southern Grampians trails and a number of private trails normally inaccessible to the public.
Saturday has the 6.2km Mt Abrupt Short Course Challenge, and Sunday has 50km, 26km, 22km, 11km and 6.4km trail runs and the Salt Creek Kids Dash.
Ignite your senses and take your running off-road for the Running Series. 5 races at 5 breathtaking locations await! All in misty wilderness and a one hour drive from Melbourne.
This is a great opportunity to run an enjoyable but challenging ultra in one of Australias great secrets Lerderderg State Park, while also supporting a local charity that performs a crucial role in undoing the harm caused by the abuse and neglect of children.
Wagga Trail Marathon Running Weekend on 17-18 August 2019. Events include marathon, marathon relay, half marathon, 10km, 5km and a mountain bike event.
The Bellarine Rail Trail Run is an out & back course from Queenscliff to Drysdale Railway Station & return (34km) or one-way Drysdale to Queenscliff (17km) along the BRT. The trail is tremendously scenic and ideal for running being wide, well marked and all on smooth, unsealed paths aside from the 4.5km at the Queenscliff end. It is an ideal training run for the Melbourne Marathon events.
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 Peninsulas hidden gems Whatever your motivation the Mornington Peninsula Athletic Club invites you to come on down and enjoy join the action. Bring the family and make a day of it exploring the beautiful Devilbend Natural Features Reserve, or recuperate at your favourite local caf or winery.
Feel enveloped by the landscape. Behold great vistas. Experience suffering and joy like never before.
Take the challenge in this historic community event along with world marathon champion Robert de Castella in Melbourne, Victoria. It doesnt matter if you run or walk, you will enjoy city views, rolling hills and soak up the encouraging atmosphere as you shake off winter, on the last Sunday in August each year.
We have events suitable for all ages and abilities. Our certified accurate course is known for being flat and fast, ideal for those looking for a PB, stepping up a distance or a beginner runner. See you in Shepp!
Surf Coast Waterfall Trail Run (formally Hell Run) is the newest mountain trail run on the Trailsplus calendar. Same location, New Start Line at Cumberland River Holiday Park and awesome new single trails, visiting up to 6 waterfalls for the longer distances.
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)
Three options of trails- 4km kids run, 8km over Fed Hill and the 18km adding in McFarlane's Hill and Klinge's Hill for some extra vertical.
The event is conducted on a scenic 5km closed road circuit along Yarra Boulevard, Richmond, following the gentle curves of the Yarra River.
This year Aussie SCAD Survivors will be walking in Albert Park Melbourne; to raise awareness and much needed Medical Research Funds for SCAD (Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection). Our major fundraisers, these 5k SCADaddles for Research are organised by volunteer Aussie SCAD Survivors to change the outcome for SCAD sufferers and every cent raised goes to SCAD Medical Research. Register today to show your support!
The Surf Coast Century on Saturday, 15 September 2018 is an annual 100km trail run in Anglesea, Victoria which can be run solo or in a relay team of up to 4 members.
The event leads competitors through an incredibly diverse range of beautiful landscapes across the complete 100km... from running below towering ocean sea cliffs to weaving between towering tree ferns, competitors will run past lighthouses, waterfalls, scenic lookouts, renowned surf beaches, surf life-saving clubs, remote wilderness and almost everything in between.
Welcome! Relay For Life is a fun and moving overnight experience that raises vital funds for the Cancer Councils research, prevention, information and support services. Relay is a chance for the Frankston community to recognise and celebrate local cancer survivors, patients and their carers, to honour and remember loved ones lost to cancer and to raise money to help save more lives.
Ignite your senses and take your running off-road for this years Trail Running Series. 5 races at 5 breathtaking locations await! All in misty wilderness and a one hour drive from Melbourne.
Mornington Running Festival includes the 1km kids dash, Bonaccorde 5km and 10km fun run/walk and the popular Half Marathon 21.1km distance.
Who said you cant drink wine AND exercise? Experience a great evening with friends, with a little fitness & lots of fun. You will work up a thirst with the 5k or 10k run through amazing wineries across Australia. Then enjoy a cool down through the wine tasting waddle to re-energise yourself before some grape dancing with our live entertainment as the sun goes down.We bet youve never run a race quite like the Grapest 5k Run!
Ignite your senses and take your running off-road for the 2019 Trail Running Series. 5 races at 5 breathtaking locations await! All in misty wilderness and a one hour drive from Melbourne. Each series event includes short, medium and long course formats with lots of trail-stomping in pristine landscape.
The Upper Murray Challenge is a Multisport EPIC - A perfect mix of Mountain Biking, Kayaking and running - It's an awesome event!
The one day event is located at the Kosciuszko foothills and features a 28 km mountain bike ride, 26km kayak paddle and 25km run set against the backdrop of a gorgeous spring alpine setting. Australian toughest and one of the most spectacular Multisport races. Open for SOLO, Relay and AR Duo teams, Single leg entries, Regular entries.
Based in Melbourne's fast growing South East, the Casey Stride Series is a 3 Race Fun Run & Walk Series.
Each race features a 5km or 10km along with a kids races from 400m to 2k.
The events are organised on the principles of being FUN, FRIENDLY & RELAXED, and designed for all abilities from beginners walking 5km to Olympians looking to have a fun race with the awesome Melbourne Running Community.
We have a large Family focus and are very much Family friendly.
Walk or run with Olivia in Melbourne, or wherever you are in the world, and fundraise to support people with cancer.
The Harrietville Half Marathon runs from Bright to Harrietville along the Great Alpine Road in Victoria.
The event is organised by a local running group with a passion for running, health & wellbeing & the community. The "Harrietville Half" is planned to be an ongoing, annual event to encourage and promote healthy activities, fitness and lifestyle in our community. All proceeds will be donated to the Harrietville Primary School supporting "Excellence in Regional Education".
Along with the half marathon, there are 2km, 5km and 10km fun run/walk distances.
Since 1984, the Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team has conducted 10 km and 4 km Fun-Runs along the popular signposted Sri Chinmoy 10 km Recreational Running course on the cycle path along the northern shore of Lake Burley Griffin, starting and finishing at Acton Ferry Terminal.
Who said you cant drink wine AND exercise? Have your wine and drink it too, we say! We bet youve never run a race quite like the Grapest 5K Run!
Were going to take you on an outdoor evening adventure a fun run with a cork-stopping twist. Imagine running through the vineyards and trails of some of the most exquisite wine regions in Australia at dusk.
The Hume & Hovell Ultra is an ultra marathon conducted along part of the Hume & Hovell Walking Track. The walking track follows as closely as possible the historic route taken by Explorers Hume & Hovell on their 1824 expedition to Port Phillip Bay. The track is managed by Department of Primary Industries from the Wagga Wagga office. The walking track starts at Cooma Cottage near Yass and finishes at the Hovell Tree in Albury, some 440 km in length.
There's no better way to combine fitness and fun than the Grapest 5km or 10km Run! Run through some amazing wineries, and then re-hydrate and re-energise with the Wine Tasting 1km Waddle, getting you in the spirit to enjoy live entertainment as the sun goes down.
Be a part of Australias largest marathon and race alongside marathon legends. Circle around Albert Park Lake, Flinders Street Station, pass the St Kilda beach foreshore and cross the finish line at the MCG to cheers from supporters, family and friends. The Melbourne Marathon is a competitive, adrenaline-filled race for those experienced in marathon running who want to set a PB on our fast and flat course, and is also perfect for first-timers and less experienced marathon runners.
The Bells Bash Cliff Run is an 8km fun run or 4km run/walk from Jan Juc Surf Life Saving Club along the cliff tops to Bells Beach and back.
The 17th annual Bells Bash Cliff Run will take place on Friday, 3rd January 2020.
There are 10 categories, spot prizes, medals and lots, lots more!
Welcome to the 3rd and final race in the Victorian Mountain Trail running series.
This will be the decider for the winner of all eligible series distances with the winner crowned trail champion for that distance. If you haven't entered the previous 2 races, come and find out what they are all about and why so many runners choose to enter them all.
Blow the cobwebs away with a classic lunch time hit out.
This is a flat and fast 10km race through the red gums and former farmlands at Braeside Park.
Athletics Victorias XCR series is a cross country and road racing platform which includes runners of all ages and abilities. The idea/vision behind XCR is to bring Victorias most enthusiastic long distance runners together for a competition series which allows athletes of a beginner, intermediate and experienced level to compete at some of the best trail and road courses on offer within Australia.
The traditional stomping ground of XCR legend Steve Moneghetti, Lake Wendouree once again provides the backdrop for this fast-paced event, with open completing 15km and juniors 6km courses.
Last year the amazing Speedo Santas and their supporters raised a fantastic $121,000 to support people with cystic fibrosis in the Canberra Region.
Can we beat that figure this year?
If youre interested in being part of the Shuffle, pre-register today and we will send you all the information you need!