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.


65 Run events
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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Mt Macedon Trail Run
image descriptionMacedon Ranges VIC

The Mt Macedon Trail Run is taking place on the 6th of October 2024

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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Three Bridges Run 2024
image descriptionWestern Sydney University, Parramatta Campus, Fifth St, Parramatta NSW

The Three Bridges Run returns to Parramatta on 13th of October 2024. This spectacular 5km, 9km, 21. 1km (half marathon) or 42. 2km marathon run along Parramatta River is just 30 minutes west of the Sydney CBD.

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Blackall 100
image descriptionMapleton, Sunshine Coast QLD

The Blackall 100 is a 100km, 50km and 21km ultra trail run across the Blackall Range on the beautiful Sunshine Coast hinterland in Queensland. Experience subtropical rainforest, pass picturesque waterfalls and quiet hinterland hamlets.

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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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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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Harrys: King of the Hill
image descriptionPyalong, Australia VIC

Here's the deal. . . We’ve got a hill. And we are challenging you to climb it. Every hour on the hour. Until only one remains… THE LAST LEGEND STANDING WINS $10,000

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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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Bouddi Coastal Run 2024
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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Stromlo Running Festival
image descriptionStromlo Forest Park ACT

The STROMLO Running Festival, is due to take place on the 16th and 17th of November 2024. 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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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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Alpine Challenge 2024
image descriptionAlpine National Park VIC

The Alpine Challenge will take place from the 23 - 25 November 2024.  

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.

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The Hallora Marathon Festival
image descriptionHallora, Drouin, Warragul VIC

The Hallora Marathon Festival is a regional running event, with two main aims:

1. to build community engagement, whilst promoting physical activity

2. to raise much needed funds for Peter Mac Cancer Centre. The Hallora Marathon began as a marathon in 2015.

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Two Bays Trail Run 2025
image descriptionPermien St Dromana 3936 VIC

Two Bays Trail Run. 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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Tailwind 3 Marathons in 3 Days
image descriptionKuranda, North Queensland QLD

The Tailwind Nutrition 3 Marathons in 3 Days held in North Queensland has many entry options, varying in distance and days. The main event, the Grand Slam 3M3D is where a marathon is run each day over three consecutive days.

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