Find your next marathon or half marathon, ultra-distance run, trail run, bucket list runs through rainforests, along beaches or up mountains or find a fun run for the whole family. My Next Challenge helps you find your next run.


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Rokeby Twilight Trail Run
image descriptionRokeby VIC

The Rokeby Twilight Trail Run has been postponed from the 28th of March 2020 to the 28th of November 2020. Please refer to Facebook page for further information.

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Great Southern Run Fest
image descriptionAldinga Bay SA

The Great Southern Run Fest offers half marathon, 10K and 5K events to be run or walked over a stunning & varied course around Aldinga Bay, South Australia. There is also a free kids beach run.

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Grapest 5k Run Port Macquarie 2020
image descriptionCassegrain Wines, Port Macquarie NSW

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

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Coastal Classic 2020
image descriptionRoyal National Park, Sydney NSW

The Coastal Classic is a 30km trail run along one of the most stunning tracks in Australia. It has everything to offer from rocky terrain, sand running and beaches, to cliff-tops, bushland, rainforest and steep hill inclines.

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Beerwah at Daybreak
image descriptionMt Beerwah, Sunshine Coast QLD

Taking place on the 6th of December 2020, Beerwah at Daybreak offers a marathon, half marathon as well as a 10km trail run. The event is the last in the Run QLD Day-Night series and features a run around the base of Mt Beerwah at daybreak.  

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Yaberoo Trail Ultra
image descriptionNeerabup National Park WA

The Yaberoo Trail Ultra is the first race in the Ultra Series WA trail running series. The event takes place on the Yaberoo Budjara Trail from Joondalup in Perth’s North through the Neerabup National Park. The event includes a 15km, 25km and 50km ultra.

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2020 Casey Stride Series - Race 3 - Christmas Classic - VIRTUAL EVENT
image descriptionCasey Fields Regional Athletics Stadium, 160 Berwick-Cranbourne Road, Cranbourne East, Melbourne, 3977 VIC

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 kids races from 400m to 2km.

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Wilsons Prom 100
image descriptionTidal River VIC

Wilsons Prom 100 ultra distance run has been rescheduled to Saturday 12th of December 2020.  One of Australia’s best coastal trail runs at Victoria’s spectacular Wilsons Promontory National Park.

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Darby River Half Marathon and 10km Fun Run
image descriptionWilsons Promontory National Park VIC

The Darby River Half Marathon and 10km Fun Run due to take place on the 3rd of May has been rescheduled to the 13th of December 2020.  Wilsons Promontory National Park is only 3 hours from Melbourne and offers fantastic trail running and amazing scenery.

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Powercor Lorne Mountain to Surf Fun Run
image descriptionLorne Surf Life Saving Club VIC

Celebrating its 37th year in 2021, the Lorne Mountain to Surf Fun Run will take place on the 8th of January.

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South East Queensland Trail Running Series Round 1 Enoggera Reservoir
image descriptionEnoggera Reservoir QLD

The South East Queensland Trail Running Series features 8 events across South East Queensland. Round One takes place at Enoggera Reservoir on the 10th of January 2021. Choose from 8. 4km and 12. 9km trail runs.  

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Bells Bash Cliff Run
image descriptionJan Jac Surf Life saving club VIC

The Bells Bash Cliff Run is an eight kilometre fun run or four kilometre run or walk from Jan Juc Surf Life Saving Club along a picturesque, undulating track on the cliff tops to the world famous Bells Beach and back.  There is also a 1.

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Two Bays Trail Run 2021
image descriptionTwo Bays Walking Track Dromana Cape Schanck VIC

Great holiday vibe and multi-faceted course between Dromana on the Port Phillip Bay side and Cape Schanck on the Bass Strait side.

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Australia Day Ultra
image descriptionLeschenault Peninsula WA

The Australia Day Ultra is held on the Leschenault Peninsula in Western Australia and is part of the Ultra Series WA competition. The event is held on the weekend of Australia Day and includes 25km, 50km 75km and 100km distances.

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South East Queensland Trail Running Series Round 2 Numinbah Valley
image descriptionNuminbah Valley QLD

The South East Queensland Trail Running Series - presented by The North Face features 8 events across South East Queensland. Round 2 takes place at Numinbah Valley on the 24th of January 2021. Choose from 6. 9km and 11. 4km trail runs.  

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Beerwah @ Night
image descriptionMt Beerwah, Sunshine Coast QLD

Beerwah @ Night is the first event in the Run QLD Day-Night Series. Participants will run around the base of Mt Beerwah at night. Distances include Marathon, Half Marathon and a 10km.

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South East Queensland Trail Running Series Round 3 Pomona
image descriptionPomona QLD

The South East Queensland Trail Running Series, presented by The North Face features 8 events across South East Queensland. Round 3 takes place at Pomono on the 7th of February 2021. Choose from 7. 1km and 13. 2km distances.  

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South East Queensland Trail Running Series Round 4 Bayview
image descriptionBayview Conservation Staging Area, Redland Bay QLD

The South East Queensland Trail Running Series, presented by The North Face features 8 events across South East Queensland. Round 4 takes place at Bayview on the 21st of February 2021. Choose from 7. 4km and 10. 8km trail runs.  

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Mt Baw Baw Trail Fest 2021
image descriptionMount Baw Baw Resort VIC

The Mount Baw Baw Trail Fest is an alpine trail run taking place in the alpine village of Mount Baw Baw in the Victorian Alps. There are distances on offer to cater to all abiliities from the 1km kids run to the half marathon, 36km and 44km runs.

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Bouddi Coastal Run 2021
image descriptionBouddi National Park, Putty Beach, Killcare Heights NSW

The Bouddi Coastal Run is a 14km and 21km trail run held within Bouddi National Park, a stunning coastal reserve on the NSW Central Coast. The scenery is spectacular with pristine beaches, rainforest and a marine park.

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Bank of us Run The Bridge 2021
image descriptionHobart TAS

Tasmania's largest fun run features a 10km event from Blundstone Arena, through Bellerive Quay, across the Tasman Bridge, along the Hobart Waterfront and finishes at Hobart's Salamanca Place. There is a 10km fun, 5km walk, 5km run and a 1km for kids.

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Orange Running Festival
image descriptionOrange NSW

Save the date for the Orange Running Festival on the 6th and 7th of March 2021. The festival caters for all ages and abilities, from a 2km dash for kids to a marathon along a scenic, fast, flat course in the cool climate of Orange.

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Port Macquarie Running Festival 2021
image descriptionPort Macquarie NSW

The Port Macquarie Running Festival take place over the weekend of the 6th and 7th of March 2021. The event has a distance for all abilities from the 3km kids run and 5km fun run through to the half marathon.

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South East Queensland Trail Running Series Round 5 Bunyaville
image descriptionBunyaville QLD

The South East Queensland Trail Running Series, presented by The North Face features 8 events across South East Queensland. Round 5 takes place at Bunyaville on the 7th of March 2021. Choose from 8. 6km and 15. 7km trail runs.

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Razorback Run 2021
image descriptionHarrietville VIC

The Razorback Run is a trail run challenge in Victoria's spectacular Alpine National Park. There are three distances to choose from including 22km, 40km and 64kms.

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Grapest 5k Run Canberra
image descriptionLake George Winery, Canberra ACT

Grapest 5K run returns to Canberra on the 20th March 2021. Run or Walk 5km or 10km through the vineyards and trails and then enjoy post run wine tasting and entertainment.

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South East Queensland Trail Running Series Round 6 Hinze Dam
image descriptionHinze Dam QLD

The South East Queensland Trail Running Series, presented by The North Face features 8 events across South East Queensland. Round 6 takes place at Hinze Dam on the 21st of March 2021. Choose from 10. 7km and 18. 1km trail runs.  

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Jabulani Challenge 2021
image descriptionBobbin Head, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park NSW

The Jabulani Challenge will return on the 27th of March 2021 after the 2020 event was cancelled due to Covid-19. The Jabulani Challenge is a stunning 12km, 22km or 45km trail run and charity fundraiser held in the north of Sydney.

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Mt Buller Sky Run 2021
image descriptionMt Buller VIC

The Mount Buller Skyrun will take place on the 28th of March 2021.  Set in the heart of Victoria's high country, the Mount Buller Skyrun is one of the most amazing high altitude trail runs that Australia has to offer.

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South East Queensland Trail Running Series Round 7 Ewen Maddock Dam
image descriptionEwen Maddock Dam QLD

The South East Queensland Trail Running Series, presented by The North Face features 8 events across South East Queensland. Round 7 takes place at Ewen Maddock Dam on the 4th of April 2021. Choose from 8. 3km and 14. 7km trail runs.

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Cadbury Marathon 2021
image descriptionHobart TAS

The 38th edition of the Cadbury Marathon has five events to choose from, all starting and finishing at the famed Cadbury Chocolate Factory in Hobart, Tasmania. Choose from the Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km, 5km and 1km kids race.  

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Canberra Times Marathon Festival 2021
image descriptionCanberra ACT

The Canberra Times Marathon Festival has been postponed to the 10-11th of April 2021. Celebrating its 45th year, The Canberra Marathon is Australia’s most historic run. Enter as an individual or team in the 5km, 10km, Half Marathon, Marathon or Ultra Marathon.

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Leconfield Wines McLaren Vale Marathon
image descriptionMcLaren Vale SA

South Australia's newest, premium marathon event will be run over a spectacular point-to-point course, taking in sections of coast and vines, finishing at Leconfield & Richard Hamilton Wines in McLaren Vale. There will also be a half marathon on Sunday with 13K, 6K & kids' mile on Saturday.

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New Run
image descriptionNewcastle NSW

New Run 2020 has been cancelled and will return on the 11th of April 2021.  Whether you are an elite runner looking for a new PB or just a novice runner looking for a fitness goal, Mine Super New Run in Newcastle has an event for you.

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Alpine Challenge 2021
image descriptionAlpine National Park VIC

The Alpine Challenge is without doubt the toughest, most challenging, most spectacular and rewarding all mountain trail run in Australia—if not the southern hemisphere. A number of new shorter distances are on offer including 10km, 16km and 25km options.

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South East Queensland Trail Running Series Round 8 Daisy Hill
image descriptionDaisy Hill QLD

The South East Queensland Trail Running Series, presented by The North Face features 8 events across South East Queensland. Round 8 takes place at Daisy Hill on the 18th of April 2021. Choose from 14. 3km and 20. 0km trail runs.  

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Run Larapinta 2021
image descriptionAlice Springs NT

Run Larapinta is a 4 day, 4 stage trail running race along the most spectacular sections of the iconic Larapinta Trail in Australia's Northern Territory.

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Kangaroo Island Marathon and Half Marathon 2021
image descriptionKangaroo Island SA

The course route is located in the remote south-west corner of Flinders Chase National Park.

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Grapest 5k Run Geelong
image descriptionLeura Park Estate, Geelong VIC

Grapest 5K run returns to Geelong on the 1st of May 2021. Run or Walk 5km or 10km through the vineyards and trails and then enjoy post run wine tasting and entertainment.

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Mother's Day Classic Sydney 2021
image descriptionThe Domain, Sydney NSW

Save the date for the Mother's Day Classic Fun Run in Sydney on the 9th of May 2021. The event takes in iconic Sydney harbour views from Mrs Macquaries Chair and Wooloomooloo Bay and has 4km, 7km and 8km distance options for runners and walkers.

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Mother's Day Classic Melbourne 2021
image descriptionAlexandra Gardens, Melbourne VIC

Save the date for the Mother's Day Classic Fun Run in Melbourne on the 9th of May 2021. The Melbourne Mother's Day Classic takes place in the lovely Alexandra Gardens and the Tan track with distance options of 4km and 8km.

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Mother's Day Classic Adelaide 2021
image descriptionAdelaide SA

Save the date for the Mother's Day Classic Run in Adelaide on the 9th of May 2021.  The Adelaide Mother's Day Classic follows the scenic War Memorial Drive to the Botanic Gardens and finishes at Peace Park with both a 4.

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Mothers' Day Classic Brisbane 2021
image descriptionBrisbane QLD

Save the date for the Mother's Day Classic Fun Run in Brisbane on the 9th of May 2021.  The Brisbane Mother's Day Classic route takes in the Brisbane river from the South Bath Promenade and includes 4. 5km and 8km distance options for runners and walkers.

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Mother's Day Classic Canberra 2021
image descriptionCanberra ACT

Save the date for the Mother's Day Classic Fun Run in Canberra on the 9th of May 2021.  The event is held at Lake Burley Griffin and includes 5km or 10km walk or run options.

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Mother's Day Classic Darwin 2021
image descriptionDarwin NT

Save the date for the Mother's Day Classic Run in Darwin on the 9th of May 2021.  The event offers a 4km or 8km run or walk starting and finishing at Mindil Beach.

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Mother's Day Classic Gold Coast 2021
image descriptionGold Coast QLD

Save the date for the Mother's Day Classic Run on the Gold Coast on the 9th of May 2021.  The event offers both 4km and 8km distance options for runners and walkers.

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Mother's Day Classic Hobart 2021
image descriptionHobart TAS

Save the date for the Mother's Day Classic Run in Hobart on the 9th of May 2021.  The course follows the Queens Domain and offers a 4km walk as well as a 4km or 8km run.  

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Mother's Day Classic Perth 2021
image descriptionPerth WA

Save the date for the Mother's Day Classic Run in Perth on the 9th of May 2021.  The Perth course offers both a 4km or 8km distance option for runners and walkers along Riverside Drive between Barrack Street and the Causeway.  

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Mother's Day Classic Western Sydney 2021
image descriptionWestern Sydney NSW

Save the date for the Mother's Day Classic Run in Western Sydney on the 9th of May 2021.  The event is held in the historic grounds of Parramatta Park and passes landmarks such as Old Government House, the Rotunda and Parramatta River and the historic Dairy Precinct.

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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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