BVRT 100/200

IGS Playing Fields IGS Playing Fields, Brassall, Ipswich, QLD

The BVRT 100/200 is run along the length of the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail from Brassall (on the outskirts of Ipswich) to Yarraman in the North West. Not to be taken lightly, it's a runner's course with relatively little elevation but a constant, consistent gradient on the outward leg (200 mile event) and a steady […]

Last One Standing

Oxley Creek Common Oxley Creek Common, Sherwood Road, Rocklea, QLD

Imagine being in an event whereby every hour, on the hour, the playing field was levelled and every participant was, by default, tied for the lead with the slate wiped clean. No matter your pace, your strength, ability or mental agility, each and every one of these facets would be given chance to come to […]

Big’s Backyard International World Championships

Oxley Creek Common Oxley Creek Common, Sherwood Road, Rocklea, QLD

This is the inaugural and likely only Big's Backyard Ultra World Championships team event. It's being held in lieu of the individual event held in Tennessee that has been limited to local runners under COVID The team that has been selected, while cosmopolitan, is a true Australian team if only in name and is made […]

Glasshouse Series, Flinders’ Tour

Glasshouse Moutains National Park Beerburrum State Forest, Glasshouse Moutains National Park, QLD

Lieutenant (later Captain) Matthew Flinders was the first explorer to enter Glass House Bay (now Moreton Bay). Having left Sydney on 8 July 1799 in HM Sloop Norfolk he reached Cape Moreton on 14 July. For two weeks he explored the bay and its environs.‚Äč Having encamped over the 26th and 27th of July, he […]

The Clint Eastwood

Oxley Creek Common Oxley Creek Common, Sherwood Road, Rocklea, QLD

Clint Eastwood's BackYard Ultra uses the "Last One Standing" format, returns for a third year in 2021 to Brisbane's South Side. The race is a 6.706km trail lap with 69 metres of ascent/descent each lap. You must run one lap per hour - be ready to start your next lap on the hour or you're […]

The Glasshouse Series, Glasshouse 100

Beerburrum State School 8 Beerburrum Rd, Beerburrum, QLD

The Glasshouse Trails Series has been running since 1990 with the first 100 mile event having been run in 1996. It's the oldest trail series in Australia and the 'Miler' was the first and remains the longest running in the country. The Glasshouse 100 has taken place on the second weekend of September almost ever […]

Blue Goat’s Backyard Marathons

Katoomba Katoomba, NSW

This unique event is staged at the property of Blue Mountains Fitness at Mt Victoria, near Katoomba, The Blue Mountains. Options from 10 km to marathon along with a LOS event, on a measured course, each run has laps of a challenging 5.3 km with enough scenery to keep you occupied. There's something here for […]

Hares & Hounds

Beerburrum State School 8 Beerburrum Rd, Beerburrum, QLD

Starting from Beerburrum for the first time (at the Beerburrum Community Hall) Hares & Hounds retains it's traditional format, where the hares (running 50km solo) start at a set time ahead of the hounds (running 50km in a relay team) as usual, but in line with the tradition of the format. All solo runners who […]