227 sports events
Ultra-Trail Australia
image descriptionKatoomba NSW

Ultra-Trail Australia will return on the 13-16th May 2021. Ultra-Trail Australia is four day running festival incorporating a 100 kilometre, 50 kilometre, 22 kilometre and 11km trail run through the world heritage listed Blue Mountains National Park.  

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Straddie Salute Triathlon Festival
image descriptionNorth Stradbroke Island QLD

The Straddie Salute Triathlon Festival will be held from the 14th to the 16th of May 2020 on stunning North Stradbroke Island in Queensland.  

The Straddie Salute Triathlon involves a 750m swim, 18km (MTB) and an 8. 5km run.

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Down Under 135
image descriptionLerderderg Gorge, Bacchus Marsh VIC

The Down Under 135 will take place from the 14 - 16 May 2021.  

The event covers 135 miles (217 km) in a single stage non-stop start to finish run across the single trails of the Lerderderg and Wombat State Forests in Victoria.

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Great Ocean Road Running Festival 2021
image descriptionGreat Ocean Road VIC

The Great Ocean Road Running Festival will take place from the 15th to the 16th of May 2021.  

The Great Ocean Road Running Festival attracts thousands of participants every year seeking to conquer one of the most stunning marathons in the world.

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MSWA Albany Swim
image descriptionAlbany Leisure and Aquatic Centre WA

Swim with us in 2021 on Saturday, 15th of May. The MSWA Albany Swim has become an iconic, much anticipated, annual community event for the region.

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SEVEN 2021
image descriptionNannup WA

SEVEN is a gravel challenge starting and finishing in Nannup, Western Australia. The SEVEN 125km challenge takes on ten peaks and 3000m+ of elevation. In addition, there are also shorter distances available; the FIVE has 1600 metres of climbing and the THREE has 1100 metres of climbing.

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RACT City to Casino Fun Run and Walk
image descriptionHobart TAS

The RACT City to Casino due to take place on the 17th of May 2020 has been postponed to the 16th of May 2021.  

The City to Casino is the longest running fun run is Tasmania.

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Melbourne Coastrek 2021
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This May walk 60km or 30km along Victoria's spectacular Mornington Peninsula. Join us for an epic and wild adventure of fun, fitness, friends and fundraising, supporting Beyond Blue. Together let's walk for Mental Health

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Great Barrier Reef Masters Trail Race
image descriptionSmithfield Conservation Park QLD

The Great Barrier Reef Masters Trail Race will take place on the 21st of May 2021. Choose between two distances of 5. 5km or 12km and take part in running races in Smithfield Conservation Park. Must be at least 30 years old to participate.

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Great Barrier Reef Masters Road Race
image descriptionBotanical Gardens, Collins Avenue QLD

The Great Barrier Reef Masters Road Race will take place on the 21st of May 2021. Choose between distances of 5km, 10km, 21. 1km and 42. 2km and take part in running races in the Botanical Gardens, Collins Avenue. Must be at least 30 years old to participate.

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The Two Bays Trail Run
image descriptionMagnetic Island QLD

Outer Limits hosts the Two Bays Trail Run on Magnetic Island. The spectacular run takes you from one side of Magnetic Island to the other and finishes at the picture perfect Horseshoe Bay.

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Terrigal to Soldiers Charity Walk
image descriptionTerrigal NSW

Formerly known as the The Lighthouse 2 Skillion Coast Walk, the Terrigal to Soldiers Charity walk will take place on the 22nd of May 2021. There are two distances on offer, a 12km walk from Terrigal SLSC to Shelly Beach and a 24km walk from Terrigal to Soldiers SLSC.

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The Great Adventure Challenge
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The Great Adventure Challenge is an exciting, demanding and fun, multisport team based corporate adventure race. It covers a range of activities from mountain biking, trail running, kayaking and coasteering, teams are also confronted with mystery tasks, to test the boundaries of both brain and body.

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Memory Walk & Jog Sydney 2021
image descriptionBay Run, Lilyfield, Sydney NSW

The Memory Walk & Jog Sydney 2021 event due to take place on the 23rd of May 2021.  Dementia Australia's Sydney Memory Walk & Jog will return to the Bay Run in Lilyfield on Sunday 23rd of May 2021. Choose from 2km or 7.

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Run the Gap 2021
image descriptionGrampians National Park VIC

Run the Gap in the Grampians National park returns on the 21st of May 2021.

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Kingscliff Triathlon May 2021
image descriptionKingscliff NSW

The event offers junior distances as well as Tempta, Sprint and Olympic distance triathlons.

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The Bloody Long Walk Sunshine Coast 2021
image descriptionCoolum beach QLD

The Bloody Long Walk is one Australia's fastest growing health and fitness challenges, with 11 locations nationally to choose from. A 35 km challenge on a fully supported and signposted course, taking in spectacular scenery and iconic views.

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7 Rocky River Run
image descriptionRockhampton QLD

The 7 Rocky River Run will take place on the 23rd of May 2021 in Rockhampton, Queensland. This is a fundraising run for youth mental health issues and youth suicide prevention charities. Choose from four distances of 2km, 5km, 20km and 21km.

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Sunshine Coast MTB Festival
image descriptionEwen Maddock Dam, Sunshine Coast QLD

Sunshine Coast MTB Festival will take place on the 29th and 30th of May 2021. The event is hosted in conjuction with the TreX Cross Triathlon Series. The course is made up of a 9. 5km lap that dives in and out of the ferned rainforest.

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Sunshine Coast Trail Run Festival
image descriptionEwen Maddock Dam, Landsborough, Sunshine Coast QLD

The Sunshine Coast Trail Run Festival will take place at the Ewen Maddock Dam on the 29th of May 2021.  

The Sunshine Coast Trail Run Festival offers a Half Marathon, 11km, 5km as well as a Kids Mud Rats race.

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Maximum Adventure Race Series - Royal National Park 2021
image descriptionRoyal National Park, Sydney NSW

The Maximum Adventure Race at Royal National Park, Sydney will take place on the 29th of May 2021. The Classic Course and Novice Course involve two to six hours of racing.

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Swim the Gold Coast
image descriptionCoolangatta Beach, Gold Coast QLD

Taking place on the 29th of May 2021, Swim the Gold Coast is Australia’s newest Marathon Swim for teams and individuals.  The 21. 5km course spans the length of the Gold Coast, from Coolangatta Beach in the South, to the skyscrapers of Surfers Paradise in the North.

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Memory Walk & Jog Hunter 2021
image descriptionSpeers Point Park, Hunter NSW

The Memory Walk & Jog Hunter event will take place on the 30th of May 2021. Dementia Australia is returning to the Hunter for the annual Memory Walk & Jog. Choose from 2km or 7. 5km and walk, jog or run in the race against dementia.  

 

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Memory Walk & Jog Brisbane
image descriptionSeventeen Mile Rocks, Brisbane QLD

The Brisbane Memory Walk & Jog due to take place on Sunday the 30th of May 2021. Refer to website for more details.  

The Brisbane Memory Walk & Jog returns to Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks on Sunday the 14th of June 2020.

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Macedon Trail Runs
image descriptionMacedon Ranges VIC

Just one hour from Melbourne, the Macedon Trail Run offers a wide range of distances from 10km through to the marathon and 50km ultra in a beautiful mountain setting.

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The Kokoda Challenge Brisbane 2021
image descriptionBrisbane QLD

The Kokoda Challenge Brisbane will return in 2021 on the 5th - 6th of June.  The Kokoda Challenge Brisbane is an annual team endurance event located throughout the beautiful D'Aguilar National Park with 3 distances for teams to choose to participate including 15km, 30km and 48km distances.

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Brisbane Marathon Festival
image descriptionBrisbane QLD

The Brisbane Marathon Festival will take place from the 5th to the 6th of June 2021. One of Australia's oldest running events, the Brisbane Marathon Festival travels along the riverfront, over bridges and past some of the Brisbane's most enchanting landmarks.

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Grapest 5k Run Port Macquarie 2021
image descriptionCassegrain Wines, Port Macquarie NSW

The Grapest 5k returns to Port Macquarie on the 5th of June 2021 (postponed from original date of 23 May 2020).

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2021 Goldfields Cyclassic and Community Challenge
image descriptionKalgoorlie WA

The 2021 Goldfields Cyclassic & Community Fondo will continue as a two-stage handicap race across the rich and historic landscape of the Western Australian outback from Kalgoorlie-Boulder to Menzies and on to Leonora.

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Maitland River Run 2021
image descriptionHunter Valley NSW

The Maitland River Run will take place on the 6th of June 2021. The event takes place in New South Wales' beautiful Hunter Valley. Offering a picturesque course in and around the Mall and River Bank of Maitland's CBD, the event is open to novice and elite competitors.

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The Great NOSH Footrace
image descriptionMiddle Harbour, Sydney NSW

The Great NOSH Footrace due to take place on the 14th of June 2020 has been postponed to the 6th of June 2021.  

The Great NOSH Footrace is an annual trail run along Middle Harbour in Sydney, Australia.

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2021 Bayview Blast
image descriptionBayview Conservation Park, Redland Bay QLD

The RATS Cycling Club annual Bayview Blast will be held on 12-13 June 2021. Hosted at Bayview Conservation Park, Redland Bay, there is a distance for everyone including four kids races, 25km rides and the half marathon 52km and full marathon 96km categories.

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Stadium Stomp MCG 2021
image descriptionMelbourne Cricket Ground VIC

Stadium Stomp MCG will take place on the 12th of June 2021.  

Step it up in 2021! Get your legs ready for the ultimate stair climb as we send you on a stair climbing course up, down and around the grandstands of the iconic MCG.

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Wandi Cross 2021
image descriptionWandiligong VIC

Taking place on the 12th of June 2021, Wandi Cross is a mountain running challenge set amidst the picturesque valley of Wandiligong, near Bright. This challenge requires participants to use a combination of endurance, strength and cross-trail abilities to ascend and descend across steep, raw, natural and technical ground.

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Memory Walk & Jog Sunshine Coast
image descriptionKawana Surf Club, Sunshine Coast QLD

Dementia Australia returns to the Sunshine Coast for the annual Memory Walk & Jog. This year's event will again take place at Kawana Surf Club on Sunday the 13th of June 2021. Choose from 2. 5km, 5km or 9km and walk, jog or run in the race against dementia.

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Run Forrest Trail Run 2021
image descriptionForrest VIC

Run Forrest is a trail run in the heart of the Otway Ranges in Forrest, Victoria. The event offers a half marathon, 10km and a 6km kids run.  Enjoy the undulating hills, flowing rivers, dense fern gullies and the cool, fresh air of the Otway Ranges.

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Great Outback Escape
image descriptionAlice Springs NT

The Great Outback Escape is a Bicycle Network event offering a unique nine-day premium cycling event through Central Australia. Participants will get to experience the stunning scenery of the West MacDonnell Ranges, Kings Canyon and the iconic Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by bike.

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South Coast Track Marathon
image descriptionCockle Bay TAS

The South Coast Track Marathon in Tasmania will take place on the 17th and 18th of June 2021. The event offers a half marathon, full marathon, 7km fun run and the chance to run to Australia's southern most point.  

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Kununurra Half Marathon 2021
image descriptionKununurra WA

The 2021 Kununurra Half Marathon is due to take place on the 20th of June 2021. At the Kununurra Half Marathon participants can choose to run the half marathon solo or in a relay team of two or four people.

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Stadium Stomp Adelaide Oval
image descriptionAdelaide Oval SA

Stadium Stomp Adelaide Oval will take place on the 20th of June 2021.  

Step it up in 2021! Get your legs ready for the ultimate stair climb as we send you on a stair climbing course up, down and around the grandstands of the iconic Adelaide Oval.

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Step Up for MSWA
image descriptionCentral Park building Perth CBD WA

Step Up for MSWA challenges you to climb 1,103 steps to the top of Perth’s tallest building - once, twice or even multiple times (new for 2021!). Step Up into a brand new year and challenge yourself to get active with us in 2021.

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Wild Goose Chase Running Festival 2021
image descriptionAvon Valley WA

The Wild Goose Chase is a multi day running festival which is held in the Avon Valley National Park in Western Australia. There are multiple distances on offer from a 5km or 10km kids race through to 53km and 106km ultras.

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Five Lands Walk 2021
image descriptionMacMasters Beach, Central Coast NSW

Returning on the 26th of June 2021, the event is a day-long festival along 10 kms of spectacular Central Coast coastline from MacMasters Beach to Terrigal. Proudly held on the traditional lands of the Darkinjung people.

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Brooks Surf Coast Trail Marathon 2021
image descriptionSurf Coast Walk VIC

Taking place on the 26th of June 2021, the Brooks Surf Coast Trail Marathon is your chance to run a marathon or half marathon along Victoria's stunning Surf Coast Walk.

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C2K Bike Ride 2021
image descriptionCairns to Karumba QLD

Cairns to Karumba Bike Ride is a truly epic adventure that you will talk about for a lifetime. Whether you are a rider (road or dirt), a supporter or a volunteer, there is a place for everyone on the 2021 Cairns to Karumba Bike Ride.

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Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon 2021
image descriptionHyde Park, Sydney NSW

The Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon will return on the 27th of June 2021.

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Western Sydney Marathon 2021
image descriptionPenrith NSW

Save the date on the 27th of June 2021 for the Western Sydney Marathon. The event offers five distances to suit all abilities from seasoned marathon runners through to kids in the 5km or 2km fun runs. The course is fast and flat around the Penrith Lakes.

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Gold Coast Marathon 2021
image descriptionBroadwater Parklands, Southport QLD

The 2021 Gold Coast Marathon will take place from the 3rd to the 4th of July 2021.

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Raffertys Coastal Run 2021
image descriptionRaffertys Resort, Wild Duck Drive via Raffertys Road, Cams Wharf, Lake Macquarie NSW

A 12km, 22km and 36km trail run hosted from Raffertys Resort, the course takes in the sites of beautiful Lake Macquarie and the stunning coastline of historic Catherine Hill Bay and the Munmorah State Conservation Area.

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Princes Park Running Festival
image descriptionMelbourne VIC

The Princes Park Running Festival in Melbourne will take place on the 4th of July 2021. Run for 6hrs, 12hrs or 24hrs or choose one of the distance events from the 2. 5km kids run to the 100km ultra marathon.

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