10th August

Also called the race of five 4000m peaks, Sierre-Zinal is considered one of the finest mountain races in the world. Participants run 31km, climbing 2200m and descending 800m. It’s the oldest mountain race of its type in Europe, offering incredible scenery, warm atmosphere and exceptional organisation. It has been said that Sierre-Zinal is to mountain races what the New York Marathon is to marathons.






Richmond Running Festival

21st September/span>

Few events begin in a World Heritage site but this is one of them. The first 2.5 miles of the half marathon and 10km take participants through London’s magnificent Kew Gardens. Much of the course then follows the picturesque Thames river in one of London’s prettiest boroughs. Another reason to enter is the unique finisher’s medal. Organisers have released designs for the next six years. Run them all and collect the set.

Capricorn Coast Running Festival


5th October

Start training now for this multi-distance event at Yeppoon Main Beach on Queensland’s Capricorn coast. Featuring a spectacular beachside location, a flat and fast course, all the "bells and whistles" of a big city event and including five great events, the festival is a must for all runners and walkers. Register for the half marathon, 10km, 5km, mile bolt or kids’ dash.





Auckland Marathon


2nd November

Great news for quarter marathon runners! This year they’ll join the full and half marathoners in crossing Auckland Harbour Bridge. Entries are limited to 3500 in a trial which will see a strict cut-off time for getting onto the bridge. Half marathon general entries have closed – months out from the event – but there are still spaces available in the full and quarter distances.



Join the CareFlight Woodford to Glenbrook Classic and run or ride the Oaks Fire Trail through the beautiful Blue Mountains National Park in Australia. 


From the town of Woodford to the Euroka Clearing near Glenbrook, it’s 25km of scenic, undulating bushland. The trail is a must for keen mountain bikers and trail runners. 


Participants are supported all the way by Rural Fire Service crews, a CareFlight doctor and St John Ambulance volunteers.


CareFlight is an aeromedical charity established in 1986, with a mission to save lives, speed recovery and serve the community. It uses helicopters, planes, jets and road ambulances to deliver a hospital level of care. 


Critical care doctors and nurses are specially trained in pre-hospital and transport medicine. They care for severely injured people needing emergency treatment at accidents and for seriously ill people who need to be moved between hospitals. They care for over 5,000 patients every year. 


As part of their fundraising effort, CareFlight organises major events such as Woodford to Glenbrook Classic. 


Registration fees cover the cost of holding the event. Money raised by entrants through donations and fundraising activities helps to fund CareFlight's services. All entrants are asked to assist with this.




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