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Welcome to Run The Great Whitsunday Trail 
19th August 2018

Brought to you by Whitsunday Running Club with the Ultra distance now listed by AURA, TRAQ and DUV

Whitsunday Running Club is delighted to announce the return of the 57.4km Ultra Distance event which was cancelled in 2017 due to cyclone damage. This event enhances the shorter distance of 28.7km which will be celebrating 12 years in 2018. This iconic event is a challenging Ultra distance of 57.4km and the shorter distance of 28.7km, through some of the best rainforest in North Queensland, traversing through the Conway National Park via the Conway Circuit. Both events end their journey at the Airlie Beach Lagoon.


The trail has some steep ascents and descents, and varying track surfaces. This event is not a walking event so, for those new to trail running, add a further 50% to your best 25km flat road run or 50km road race times. Prepare to be challenged but rewarded, and you will enjoy the journey. DO train on varying tracks and trails in the months leading up to the event.


When registering you will be required to prove that you have experience in this type of terrain. The organisers have the right to disallow entry if runners are not prepared. With a capped entry of 200 total runners over both events, it is suggested you enter early to avoid disappointment. The date for the event has been brought forward to hopefully enjoy better climatic conditions and be out of the very busy September school holidays tourism period.


All further event information will continue to be updated on this website and on our facebook page - runwhitsundays.


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