Wednesday, December 28, 2005

Aust Calender - Jan/Mar 2006

Sat-Sun -7-8 Jan 06
COASTAL CLASSIC 12 HOUR TRACK RUN & WALK (NSW)7.30pm start. Adcock Park, Pacific Highway West Gosford, NSW. Our track is grass and is 400 metres fully surveyed. The facility has men's & women's toilets and showers. Random lucky draw prizes. Trophies to Male & Female winners. Certificates & results sheets to every participant. All proceeds to go to Victor Chang Heart Institute & Gosford Athletics Inc. fostering athletics. contact: Frank Overton (02) 4323-1710 (ah) or Paul Thompson (02) 9686-9200 (ah) or mobile 0412-250-995. email:

Sun 8 Jan 06
AURA BOGONG TO MT HOTHAM (VIC)60km mountain trail run, a tough event with 3,000m of climb. Not for the faint hearted. 34 km and 26 km options also available. 6:15am start at Mountain Creek Picnic Ground near Mt Beauty. Entry for AURA members is $60, non members $65, transport shuttle back to the start is $10. Entries close on 24 December. Contact: Race Director Michael Grayling, phone 0433 420 530, address 14 Banksia Court, Heathmont, VIC 3135; Communications Officer John Lindsay, phone 0419 103 928. email:

Sun - 22 Jan 06
AURA MANSFIELD TO MOUNT BULLER 50KM ROAD RACE (VIC)7am Start. $20 entry fee. Race Director is Peter Armistead 26 Williams St. Frankston , Vic 3199 contact: Peter Armistead 03 9781 4305

Fri-Sun 3-5 Feb 06
SRI CHINMOY 3-DAY ULTRA-TRIATHLON (ACT)The Sri Chinmoy 3-Day Ultra-Triathlon is Australia's longest triathlon. It can be enjoyed as a solo race; in a team of 3 with each member completing one leg; or a 'freeform team' of up to 7 members completing the course in relay. Its 15 km swim, 400 km cycle and 100 km run legs can also be entered as individual races. Swim stats 6am Friday (7h 30m cut off), Bike starts 3pm Friday (18h cut off), Run starts 6pm Saturday (16h cut off)

Sat 4 Feb 06
CRADLE MOUNTAIN ULTRA (TAS)6am start at Waldheim, Cradle Valley at the northern end of Cradle Mountain/Lake St.Clair National Park, finishes at Cynthia Bay at southern end of the park. approx. 82km of tough mountain trail running with lots of bog! contact: Sue Drake. email:

Sat 18 Feb 06
GREAT LAKE 100 MILE RACE, NEW ZEALAND ()This race attracts 500 teams of 10 runners each running a leg of approximately 10 miles. The solo section is 100 kms, incorporating the NZ100 kms championships, with a 2-person 50km relay option. The course is around the picturesque Lake Taupo, situated just 3 hours drive south of Auckland, NZ

Sun 19 Feb 06
MAROONDAH DAM TRAIL RUN 50KM & 30KM (VIC)A beautiful 30km & 50km trail run close to Melbourne, around Maroondah Dam. The 50km event starts at 8am at Fernshaw Reserve and the 30km event starts at 9:30am at Dom Dom Saddle. Both events finish below Maroondah Dam as usual. $10 entry for AURA members, $20 for non-members. email:

Sat/Sun 25/26 Feb 06
Available for individuals and teams. For more information contact Paul Every tel 02 9482 8276 (H) or email Paul Every, or see

Sat 4 Mar 06
BUNBURY RUNNERS CLUB TRACK CHALLENGE. 12 HOURS, 6 HOUR AND 50KM STATE CHAMPIONSHIP (WA)500 metre grass track at the Bunbury Runners Club rooms, Ocean Drive, Bunbury Start time for both events is 5pm. Entry fees: $40 for the 12 Hour and $35 for the 6 Hour Runners will need to provide their own lapscorers Entries close on 3rd February. Definitely NO late entries contact: Shane Walker 0438 922 711.

Sat 11 Mar 06
BLUE MOUNTAINS SIX FOOT TRACK MARATHON (NSW)45.0km mountain trail run, starts 8am Saturday from Katoomba to Jenolan Caves. Time limit 7 hours entry criteria applies. Approx 700 runners contact: Race Organiser, Six Foot Track Marathon, GPO Box 2473, Sydney NSW 2001. email:

Sat 11 Mar 06
TE HOUTAEWA 90 MILE BEACH CHALLENGE RUN ()Ultra Marathon (62km), Marathon(42km), Half-Marathon(21km), Walk for life(6km). Starts at 7.00am from The Bluff, 90 Mile Beach, Northland, New Zealand. Run on beautiful white sand, cool sea breezes- Everyone receives a prize - Spot Prizes - 2 trips for 2people across the Tasman contact: Frances Piacun on 64-9-408-6060 - PO Box 654, Kaitaia, New Zealand. email:

Sun 26 Mar 06
WATER WORLD GREAT OCEAN RUN (NSW)Red Rock to Coff's Jetty Beach and Headland. 45km. 8am start at northern end of Red Rock Beach. Finish at Coffs Harbour Jetty. Entry fee is $10 before the day (payable to Woolgoolga Fun Run), $15 on the day. Contact Steel Beveridge, (02) 6656 2735, 3b Surf Street, Emerald Beach NSW 2456 or email Course survey Saturday 25 March, meet at Arrawarra Headland, 3pm. Carbo load at Woolgoolga Pizza Place from 6.30pm Saturday 25 March. contact: Steel Beveridge. email:

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