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.


85 Run events
Ned Kelly Chase
image descriptionWangaratta VIC

The Ned Kelly Chase will take place in Wangaratta on the 24th of October 2021. The Ned Kelly Chase is a multi distance run or cycle event in Wangaratta. The course is fully sealed, flat and fast on the Murray to Mountains Rail Trail and other cycling paths.

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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 October 2021. Choose from 6. 9km and 11. 4km trail runs.  

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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
image descriptionPortland VIC

The Portland 3 Bays running festival 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. With ocean views for the majority of the run, it promises to be a stunning run.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 January 2022. Choose from 8. 6km and 15. 7km trail runs.

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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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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
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 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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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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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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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 6th of March 2022. Choose from 8. 3km and 15. 7km trail runs.

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Razorback Run 2022
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, 64kms and 85km.

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Wangaratta Marathons and Fun Runs
image descriptionWangaratta VIC

The Wangaratta Marathon and Fun Runs start and finish at the Wangaratta Showgrounds. The beautiful tree-lined courses are adjacent to rivers and creeks. Distacnes for all abilities on offer from Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km run /walk, 5km run /walk and 2km kids run.

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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 20th of March 2022. Choose from 14. 3km and 20km trail runs.  

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Run Devonport
image descriptionMersey Bluff, Devonport Surf Life Saving Club TAS

Run Devonport is a family friendly fun run event held in Mersey Bluff, Devonport Surf Life Saving Club in Tasmania. The 2022 event will take place on the 20th of March. There is a distance for everyone from the 1km through to the 10km.  

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Jabulani Challenge 2022
image descriptionBobbin Head, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park NSW

The Jabulani Challenge will return on the 2nd of April 2022.  

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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New Run
image descriptionNewcastle NSW

New Run 2021 will return on the 3rd of April.  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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Mt Buller Sky Run 2022
image descriptionMt Buller VIC

The Mount Buller Skyrun will take place on the 3rd of April 2022.  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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Wilsons Prom 100
image descriptionTidal River VIC

Wilsons Prom 100 ultra distance run will take place on the 7th of May 2022.  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 will take place on the 8th of May 2022.  Wilsons Promontory National Park is only 3 hours from Melbourne and offers fantastic trail running and amazing scenery.

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