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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Grafton Jacaranda Festival
image descriptionGrafton NSW

The Grafton Jacaranda Festival is scheduled to take place from the 29th of October to the 7th of November 2021. Enjoy the magnificent view of the Jacaranda Trees, whilst completing an invigorating morning run (or walk!).

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3 Bays Running Festival Portland - Event Cancelled
image descriptionPortland VIC

The Portland 3 Bays running festival 2021 has been cancelled due to Covid-19.  

The event incorporates both road races and a 60km trail run. The 60km Ultra Trail Run follows the Great South West Walk from Bridgewater Lakes back to Portland.

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Paluma Dam Good Trail Run
image descriptionPaluma QLD

Paluma Dam Good Trail Run is the final run in the Outer Limits Trail Run Series. It features amazing trails, taking you through World Heritage listed rainforest. Situated at over 900m, the Paluma Range is cooler then the coastal region and it makes for great trail running in October.

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Run with the Wind
image descriptionWoodlawn Wind Farm, Tarago NSW

Run with the Wind is a 5km and 10km fun run beneath the giant wind turbines at Woodlawn Wind Farm, Tarago in the Southern Tablelands, NSW. Woodlawn Wind Farm is approximately 3 hours from Sydney and 45 minutes from Canberra.  

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2021 Casey Stride Series - Race 2 - Great Gallop - Event Cancelled
image descriptionCasey Fields Regional Athletics Stadium, 160 Berwick-Cranbourne Road, Cranbourne East, Melbourne, 3977 VIC

The 2021 Casey Ride Series has been cancelled this year due to ongoing Covid-19 restrictions. The event will be back again next year and race 2 will take place in November. Stay tuned for further details.

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Feral Pig Ultra
image descriptionBibbulmun Track, Perth WA

The Feral Pig Ultra is part of the Ultra Series WA competition. Distances on offer include 100 Miles, 100km, 50 Miles, 50km and 23km. The event is held on the Bibbulmun Track with all distances finishing at the Perth Hills Discovery Centre Campsite.

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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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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 November 2021. Choose from 7. 1km and 13. 2km distances.  

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Westpac City Bay Fun Run - Event Cancelled
image descriptionGlenelg SA

The Westpac City Bay Fun Run, due to take place on the 7th of November 2021, has been cancelled due to Covid-19 restrictions. Sign up for 3km, 6km, 12km and half marathon virtual options.

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Sri Chinmoy Yarra Boulevard Half Marathon, 10km & 5km
image descriptionYarra Boulevard, Richmond, Melbourne VIC

The Sri Chinmoy Yarra Boulevard Half Marathon, 10km & 5km run will take place on the 7th of November. The event is conducted on a scenic 5km closed road circuit along Yarra Boulevard in Richmond.

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Marysville Marathon Festival
image descriptionMarysville VIC

The Marysville Marathon Festival has been supporting the Marysville community recovery since 2009 when the devastating Black Sunday bush fires destroyed the town and many other districts.

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Variety Santa Fun Run Darwin
image descriptionStokes Hill Rd, Darwin City NT

Taking place on the 7th of November at Darwin's waterfront, the Variety Santa Fun Run is a 2km route in a Santa suit! Each participant will get a Santa suit to wear and support Variety – the Children’s Charity.  

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Great Southern Endurance Run
image descriptionVictorian Alps VIC

In 2021 the Great Southern Endurance Run will be an epic run through the Victorian Alps from Bright to Mt Buller. Runners can take on the 50 miles or 100 miles solo or as part of a relay team. A new 28km has also been introduced this year.

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Beach to Brother Trail Running Festival
image descriptionPort Macquarie NSW

The Beach to Brother Trail Running Festival offers various distances from 5km and 10km fun run /walk through to Marathon distance. All runs will finish on the top of North Brother Mountain in the Dooragan National Park, Laurieton.

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Stromlo Running Festival 2021
image descriptionStromlo Forest Park ACT

Taking place on the 20th and 21st of November 2021, the STROMLO Running Festival is a trail running event held in Canberra at Stromlo Forest Park. It includes a 50km, 30km and 10km distance as well as a 2. 5km kids run.

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Afterglow Twilight Night Trail Run 2021
image descriptionSurf Coast Walk VIC

The Afterglow Twilight Night Trail Run along Victoria's Surf Coast Walk offers fluro fun and plenty of glow fashion while running on trails. The event returns on the 20th of November 2021. On offer is 64km, 43km, 21km, 13km or 5km.  

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The Great North Walk Ultras 2021
image descriptionPatonga NSW

The Great North Walk Ultras will take place on the 20th of November 2021. The Great North Walk Ultras is an ultra distance trail run along the Great North Walk which runs between Sydney and Newcastle.

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Knight Frank Point to Pinnacle 2021
image descriptionHobart TAS

The Knight Frank Point to Pinnacle 10km and half marathon will take place on the 21st of November 2021.

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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 November 2021. Choose from 7. 4km and 10. 8km trail runs.  

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Macedon Trail Runs - Event Postponed
image descriptionMacedon Ranges VIC

The Macedon Trail Runs, due to take place on the 26th of September 2021, has been postponed to the 21st of November 2021 due to Covid-19 restrictions.

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GC50 Run Festival
image descriptionQueen Elizabeth Park, Coolangatta QLD

The GC50 Run Festival is a fun run festival along the Gold Coast's beautiful coastline. There are distances for all ages and abilities with a 50km, 30km, 15km, 5km, 2 x 25km relay as well as a kids dash.

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Sandy Point Half Marathon 2021 - Event Postponed
image descriptionBrighton VIC

Held along the streets of Melbourne’s iconic bayside, The Sandy Point Half Marathon due to take place on the 24th of October 2021, has been postponed to the 28th of November due to Covid-19 restrictions.

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Fremantle Running Festival
image descriptionLeighton Beach, North Freemantle WA

The Freemantle Running Festival is a community event organised by the West Australian Marathon Club. The event offers a half marathon and 10km run as well as a 5km run or walk and part of the proceeds will be donated to the Diabetes WA.

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2021 Casey Stride Series - Race 3 - Christmas Classic - Event Cancelled
image descriptionCasey Fields Regional Athletics Stadium, 160 Berwick-Cranbourne Road, Cranbourne East, Melbourne, 3977 VIC

The 2021 Casey Stride Series has been cancelled due to Covid-19 restrictions. The event will return next year with race 3 being held in December. Stay tuned for further details.

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Grapest 5k Run Canberra - Event Postponed
image descriptionCanberra ACT

The Grapest 5k Run Canberra, due to take place on the 11th of September, has been postponed to the 4th of December 2021 due to Covid-19.

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100km Surf Coast Century 2021 - Event Postponed
image descriptionGreat Ocean Road VIC

The 100km Surf Coast Century, due to take place on the 23rd of October 2021, has been postponed to the 4th of December 2021 due to Covid-19 restrictions. The 100km Surf Coast Century offers spectacular running along Victoria's Surf Coastline.

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Coastal Classic 2021
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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Real Insurance Sydney Harbour 10k and 5k 2021 - Event Postponed
image descriptionSydney NSW

The Real Insurance Sydney Harbour 10k and 5k, due to take place on the 7th of November, has been postponed to the 5th of December 2021 due to covid restrictions.

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Bare Creek Trail Run
image descriptionGarigal National Park, Sydney NSW

The Bare Creek Trail Run returns on 5th December 2021 and offers distances to suit all abilities from the 2km run / walk for kids and families through to the 20km run.

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Beerwah at Daybreak
image descriptionMt Beerwah, Sunshine Coast QLD

Taking place on the 5th of December 2021, 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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Grapest 5k Run Hunter Valley - Event Postponed
image descriptionHunter Valley NSW

Grapest 5K run, due to take place on 23rd of Octobe, has been postponed to the 11th of December 2021 due to Covid-19 restrictions. Run or Walk 5km or 10km through the vineyards and trails and then enjoy post run wine tasting and entertainment.

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Sri Chinmoy Sydney - Event Postponed
image descriptionDolls Point, Sydney NSW

The Sri Chinmoy Sydney, due to take place on the 26th of September 2021 at Dolls Point in Sydney, has been postponed to the 12th of December 2021. There are three distances on offer, a 4km, 7km and Half Marathon.

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

Celebrating its 38th year in 2022, the Lorne Mountain to Surf Fun Run will take place on the 7th and 8th of January. More details will be posted closer to the time. Refer to website.  

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Cadbury Marathon 2022
image descriptionHobart TAS

The 39th 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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Two Bays Trail Run
image descriptionMornington Peninsula VIC

The Two Bays Trail Run crosses the stunning Mornington Peninsula in Victoria. Offering either a 28km single crossing or 56km double crossing. A little hill followed by bushland, rural and coastal views and the best course marking in the trail running universe.

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Two Bays Trail Run 2022
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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Two Bays Trail Run
image descriptionMornington Peninsula 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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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 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 6th of February 2022. Choose from 8. 6km and 15. 7km trail runs.

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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 20th of February 2022. Choose from 10. 7km and 18. 1km trail runs.  

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Bouddi Coastal Run 2022
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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Castle Hill Trail Run
image descriptionTownsville QLD

The first run in the Outer Limits Trail Running Series 2022. The event is designed to get people into trail running. The race has a 3km course for beginners and kids up to a tough 9km for the more experienced runners.

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Bank of us Run The Bridge 2022
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 run, 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 5th and 6th of March 2022. 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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Shell Cove Shellharbour City Festival of Sport 2022
image descriptionShellharbour NSW

The Shell Cove Shellharbour City Festival of Sport includes a Fun Run / Walk, Dragon Boat Challenge and a Mini Games for kids over the weekend of 5-6 March 2022. The Run Run /Walk is a 5km or 9km scenic walk around Shell Cove.

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Wonderfalls Trail Run - Event Postponed
image descriptionLorne VIC

The Wonderfalls Trail Run, due to take place on the 16th of October 2021, has been postponed to the 5th of March 2022. The course takes place in the mountains behind Lorne on the Great Ocean Road and offers 5km, 13km, 25km, 42km and 50km distances.

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Gone Nuts
image descriptionThe Nut, Stanley TAS

Gone Nuts returns in 2022 on the 5th of March. Starting at 'The Nut' in Stanley, those who finish the 101km challenge will cross through Rocky Cape National Park and Table Cape before finishing at Gutteridge Gardens in Wynyard.

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Mt Baw Baw Trail Fest 2022
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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Port Macquarie Running Festival 2022
image descriptionPort Macquarie NSW

The Port Macquarie Running Festival take place over the weekend of the 5th and 6th of March 2022. 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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