Heysen 105

Where: Heysen Trail, Newland Hill, SA

Status: 105km trail.

When: Next event is 28-29 October, 2017. Last event was 22 October 2016.

Details: On an iconic South Australian trail, the Heysen 105 is an endurance event traversing a section of the 1200km-long Heysen Trail. Competitors experience the best trail running has to offer in the state, taking in rolling farmland, sandy forests, rocky hillsides and lots lots more.

The views are spectacular through the magnificent conservation parks, with the backdrop of gum trees, abundant wildlife and wide open spaces. Runners are tested over all sorts of surfaces and need to be prepared to use some self-navigation where parts of the trail are not obvious. As day becomes night they are rewarded with a run to the finish through the whispering pine trees of the Kuitpo Forest plantations.

Cut-off: 24 Hours (7am Sunday 26 October).

Recent Winners:

Heysen 105km:
Year male time female time
2014 Brendan Davies 9:51:36 Joanna Kruk 11:43:20
2013 Toby Wiadrowski 12:06:05 Hayley Teale 13:35:53

Overall event records – Male, Brendan Davies, 9:51:36 (2014); Female, Joanna Kruk, 11:43:20 (2014)

Results – 2013 2014

Race Director: Ben Hockings email; telephone 0447 550 010