2016 RACE CALENDAR

Date

Event

Distance

Venue

Contact

January 26 Sydney Harbour Swim 2km or 750m Sydney Harbour www.greataustralianswimseries.com.au
January 30 Ride the Night – Midnight! 70km Hobart, Brisbane & Melbourne www.bicyclenetwork.com.au
January 31 Goondiwindi Hell of the West 2/80/20 Goondiwindi www.hellofthewest.com.au
January 31 Challenge Melbourne 1.9/90/21 Melbourne, VIC www.challenge-australia.com.au
February 6 or 7 Bowen & back Brekky Ride 60 or 120km Airlie-Bowen James Carman!
February 6-7 QTS Caloundra Kids, Enticer, Supersprint Caloundra www.qldtriseries.com.au
February 7 Geelong Triathlon 70.3 & Olympic Geelong www.ironman.com
February 7 Mt MacedonChall 78 or 120km Victoria www.vic.cycling.org.au
February 12-13 Coast to Coast Adventure Race NZ www.coasttocoast.co.nz
Feb 12-16 Bright Boot Camp 4days of cycling & coaching Bright, Victoria www.cycling-inform.com
Feb 13 Falls Creek Mountain Raid Various adventure and run distances Falls Creek, VIC www.rapidascent.com.au
Feb 20 Otway Odyssey 15,50 or 100km Forrest, VIC www.giantodyssey.com.au
February 20 Challenge Wanaka Full & Half Iron distance Wanaka NZ www.challenge-family.com
February 21 QTS Raby Bay Kids, Enticer, Supersprint Caloundra www.qldtriseries.com.au
February 28 Big Beach Challenge 3,6 or 15 Merewether, NSW www.hevents.com.au
March 5 Tweed Enduro 1.9, 90, 21.1 Tweed www.qsmsports.com.au
March 5 IM NZ 3.8/180.2/42.2km Taupo, NZ www.ironman.com
March 6 Newcastle Triathlon 300/15/4,Sprint or Olympic Newcastle NSW www.hevents.com.au
March 11 Mooloolaba Run 5km Mooloolaba www.usmevents.com.au
March 11-14 Bike Buller MTB Festival 3 days, various events Mt Buller Vic www.rapidascent.com.au
March 12 6 Ft Track Marat. 45km Bush Run Blue Mtns www.sixfoot.com
March 12 Mooloolaba Ocean Swim & Kids Triathlon 1km & various depending on age Mooloolaba www.usmevents.com.au
March 13 3 Peak Challenge 235km Victoria www.bicyclenetwork.com.au
March 13 Mooloolaba Tri 1.5/40/10 Mooloolaba www.ironman.com
March 13 Orange Challenge 170k,2000m of climb Orange NSW www.bicyclenetwork.com.au
March 20 Kingscliff Tri Everything!! Kingscliff www.qsmsports.com.au
March 20 Marysville Lake Mountain Challenge 35, 75, 120 or 160km Marysville VIC www.vic.cycling.org.au
April 3 Herald Hill Run 21.1, 10, 5, Kids & Mile Newcastle www.newrun.com.au
April 9 Mt Macedon Challenge 78 or 120km Mt Macedon VIC www.vic.cycling.org.au
April 9-10 Australian Running Festival – Canberra Marathon 5, 10, Half, Marathon & Ultra (50km) Canberra www.runningfestival.com.au
April 10 Challenge Batemans Bay 70.3 distance South Coast NSW www.challenge-family.com
April 10 Luke Harrop Memorial Sprint, Enticer, kids races Gold Coast www.ironman.com
April 10 – TBC Eungella Trail Run Various Near Mackay www.mackayroadrunners.com.au
April 15-17 Dirt n Dust Festival 800/25/5 Julia Creek www.dirtndust.com
April 16 X-Adventure Off-road Tri short, long,kids or paddle Dunsborough, WA www.rapidascent.com.au
April 23 Anzac Day Ultra 25, 40, 65 or 100km Sydney anzacdaychallenge.com.au
May 1 Busselton 70.3 1.9/90/21 Busso, WA www.ironman.com
May 1 Ironman Australia IM & 70.3 Port Macq. NSW www.ironmanaustralia.com
May 1 Byron Ocean Swim 800m & 2.2km Byron Bay www.byronbayoceanswimclassic.com.au
May 1 Hilly Marathon, Half Relay and Kids Run 42.2, 21.1, 3 x7km legs or 2km Kids Run Hamilton Island Steve Jackson 0408 236 483
May 5-11,Race May 7th Rarotonga Triathlon 1.5/41.5/10 Rarotonga, Cook Islands www.rarotri.com

www.fit4travel.com.au

May 7 Byron BayTri Olympic or Sprint Byron Bay www.byronbaytri.com
May 6-9 Active Mums Weekend incl.  Mothers Day Classic Hamilton Island (other venues for Classic also) Hamilton Island www.mothersdayclassic.org
May 15 Ayr Half Marathon Various Ayr www.burdekinsugarrush.com.au
May 15 Great Brisbane Bike Ride incl Cootha Challenge 40, 75 & 110km Brisbane www.coot-tha.bq.org.au
May 14-15 Great Ocean Road Marathon 6, 14, 23, 44, Ultra (60) & kids race Victoria www.greatoceanroadmarathon.com.au
May 14-15 Straddie Salute Festival Swim 1k, Run 8k, Tri 750/20/8, Offroad Tri 750/18/8 North Stradbroke www.iconevents.com.au
May28-29 Noosa Ultimate Sports Festival 21.1, 10 or 5 run 1 or 2km swim,  100km or 160km ride

Enduro MTB

Noosa www.ironman.com
May 29 Maitland River Run 4, 7.55 or 11.55km Maitland NSW www.hevents.com.au
June 5 Mackay Half Various distances Half, 10, 5, Corporate Relay Mackay Surf Club www.mackaymarinarun.com
June 5 Coral Coast Tri Olympic Distance Cairns www.ironman.com
June 5 Salomon Trail Run 6,12 or 17km Victoria www.rapidascent.com.au
June 12 Ironman Cairns Half & Full IM Cairns www.ironman.com
June 26 Whitehaven Beach Run 5, 10, Half, Kids & Relay Whitsunday Island www.hamiltonisland.com.au
July 2-3 Gold Coast Marathon 5, 10, 21.1 & 42.2km Gold Coast www.goldcoastmarathon.com.au
July 10 Salomon Trail Run 6,12 or 17km Victoria www.rapidascent.com.au
July 17 Challenge Roth 3.8/180/42.2 Germany www.challenge-roth.com
July 17 Airlie Beach Run Festival Various Airlie Beach www.whitsundayrunningclub.com.au
July 24 Paluma Push 42 or 60km Mtn Bike Paluma Village www.palumapush.com
July 23-24 Hunter Valley Running Festival 52.2, 42.2, 21.1, 10, 5.2km & kids race Hunter Valley NSW www.huntervalleymarathon.net
July TBA Mackay King of the Mountain 6.4km Ride or 6.4km Run Eungella www.mackaytriclub.com.au
JulyTBA Magnetic Island to Townsville Swim 8km ocean swim Townsville www.magneticislandswim.com.au
August 7 Brisbane Marat. 42.2, 21.1, 10k, 5, & 2.2km kids Brisbane www.brisbanemarathon.com
August TBA Mackay Mountain Marathon 15, 38, 80km MTB Eungella www.mackaymountainmarathon.com.au
August 7 Townsville Running Festival 5, 10, 21.1 and 42.2k Townsville www.townsvillerunningfestival.com
August 7 Salomon Trail Run 7,15 or 20km Olinda, Dandenongs www.rapidascent.com.au
August TBA Peaks Challenge Gold Coast 235km Gold Coast Qld www.bicyclenetwork.com.au
August 14 City to Surf 14km Sydney www.city2surf.com.au
Unknown – TBA Townsville Tri Festival Kids, Enticer, Sprint, Olympic Townsville www.townsvilletrifestival.org.au
August 12-15 Run Larapinta 4stages, 4days Alice Springs www.rapidascent.com.au
August 18-21 NT MTB Enduro 6stages, 4days Alice Springs www.rapidascent.com.au
August 27-28 Airlie Tri Kids, Enticer & Sprint Airlie Beach www.whitsundaytriclub.com
August 28 Bridge to Brisbane 5km and 10km Brisbane www.bridgetobrisbane.com.au
Sep 3-11 Cycle Qld Multi-day rec ride Woodford-Hervey Bay www.cycleqld.bq.org.au
September 3 Surf Coast 100 50,100 or 100k relay Victoria www.rapidascent.com.au
September 4 Salomon Trail Run 8,15, 23 Victoria www.rapidascent.com.au
September 4 70.3 Worlds 1.9/90/21 Mooloolaba www.ironman.com
Sep 11-18 ITU World Triathlon Champs Elite Grand Final. Age grp champs etc Cozumel, Mexico www.triathlon.org
Sept 11 Run Great Whitsunday Trail 28km Airlie Beach www.whitsundayrunningclub.com.au
Sept 18 Sydney Running Festival 3.5, 9, Half & Marathon Sydney www.sydneyrunningfestival.com.au
Sept 24-25 Mackay Tri Festival Kids, Corporate, Enticer, Sprint & Olympic Mackay www.mackaytriclub.net.au
September TBA Dirty Molle MTB Various South Molle Isl www.whitsundaytmtbc.com.au
October 8 Hawaii Ironman 3.8/180.2/42.2km Kona, USA www.ironman.com
October 15 – 16 Bowen Triathlon Kids, Enticer & Sprint Bowen www.whitsundaytriclub.com
October TBA Around the Bay in a Day 100, 210, 250km options Melbourne www.bicyclenetwork.com.au
October TBA Mackay Big Bike Ride 35, 60 or 90km options Mackay See web
October 16 Melbourne Marathon 5km, 10km, 21.1k, 42.2k Melbourne www.melbournemarathon.com.au
October 16 Brisbane to Gold Coast 60 or 100km events Brisbane www.b2gc.bq.org.au
Oct 27-31 Five Passes tour Various Christchurch www.5passes.co.nz
Oct 28-30 Noosa Triathlon Festival 1.5/40/10 plus support events Noosa www.ironman.com
Nov 6 Great Barrier Reef Marathon Ultra (74km), Marathon, Half, 10, 5km & kids Port Douglas www.greatbarrierreefmarathon.com.au
Nov TBA Auckland Marathon 5,10, Half, Marathon, kids Auckland www.ironman.com
Nov TBA Sydney to Gong 58 or 90km option Sydney www.msgongride.org.au
Nov 7-8 Adventure Race Various Augusta WA www.rapidascent.com.au
November 8 Mandurah 70.3 70.3 Mandurah WA www.ironman.com
November TBA Peaks Challenge Cradle Mountain 235km Tasmania www.bicyclenetwork.com.au
November 12 Hamo Triathlon 750/20/5 Hamilton Isl. www.hamiltonisland.com.au
November 13 Whitehaven Swim 350, 750, & 2km Whitehaven www.hamiltonisland.com.au
November 13 Hamo Junior Tri TBA Hamilton Isl. www.hamiltonisland.com.au
November 13 Challenge Shepparton 1.9/90/21 Shepparton www.challenge-australia.com.au
November 14 Dent Dash 4, 6 or 10km Dent Island www.hamiltonisland.com.au
November TBA Whittlesea Challenge 68 or 110km Mt Macedon VIC www.vic.cycling.org.au
Nov TBA Challenge Forster 70.3 distance Nortth Coast NSW www.challenge-family.com
Nov 26 Round Lake Taupo 80km MTB, 160-320, 640 & 1280km races Taupo, New Zealand www.cyclechallenge.com
November TBA Western Sydney 70.3 70.3 Sydney, NSW www.ironman.com
November TBA Challenge Phuket 1.9/90/21 Thailand www.challenge-family.com
Nov 28-Dec 6 Great Victorian Bike Ride 3, 5 or 9 day cycle

Up to 540km

Country Victoria www.bicyclenetwork.com.au
December 4 Ironman WA 3.8/180/42.2 Busselton WA www.ironman.com
December TBA Taupo 70.3 1.9/90.1/21.1 Taupo, NZ www.ironman.com
December TBA Ballarat 70.3 1.9/90.1/21.1 Ballarat, Vic www.ironman.com

If there are other races we should know about – let me know the dates and I’ll add them on! Once I have more details I will also update.

Websites for further information and other races:

www.audax.org.au

www.adventurerace.com.au

www.whitsundaytriclub.com

www.oceanswims.com

www.coolrunning.com.au

www.ironman.com

www.townsvilleroadrunners.com.au

www.mackayroadrunners.com

www.rapidascent.com.au

www.hamiltonisland.com.au

www.mackaytriclub.net.au

www.whitsundaymtbc.com.au

www.iconevents.com.au/

www.rockwheelers.com.au

www.qldtriseries.com.au

Whitsunday Tri Club