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Welcome to the 13th Annual Run the Great Whitsunday Trail
15th september 2019

Registration now open online at


This event is organised by Whitsunday Running Club who also organise the popular Airlie Beach Running Festival - 21 July 2019.

The iconic course is a challenging 28.7 km through some of the best rainforest in North Queensland, traversing the Conway Ranges National Park via the Conway Circuit, with varying surfaces. Prepare to be challenged, but rewarded, and you will want to return. The maximum time for this event is 5hrs 30mins.

The introduction of the 57.4km Ultra in 2016 proved so popular that it is now firmly placed on the event calendar, and travels the 28.7km course in an out and back loop.  The maximum time for completion is 8hrs 30min.

For the 2nd year we bring back the 10.5k Honeyeater Challenge, to be conducted on the same day, starting and finishing at Airlie Beach Lagoon. This event is steep and challenging and takes runners to the Honeyeater Lookout and back. 

For all events it is imperative that runners accept that it is a challenging trail and should train appropriately. It is a requirement when registering that you provide the name of a similar event within the previous 18 months, and your time for that event.


All events are covered by Event Public Liability Insurance but it is recommended that you check your personal insurance policy to make sure you are covered in case of accident/injury.

You will be requested to advise if you are a member of a Running Club which provides its member PL insurance cover (eg Athletics Australia). If not, you will be obliged to pay an additional $5 when registering.

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