Tasmania

Event Profiles

We hope to build a comprehensive list of event profiles over the coming months – here’s a few to get you started – gotta love the small-town Tassie runs.  If you have a story to share, we’d love to hear from you. 

Ross Marathons

Commencing outside the Ross town hall the course heads out of town on a flat road towards Tooms Lake, turning at approximately 4 km, returning along the same road before diverting over a steep pinch behind the cemetery.

Convicts and Wenches

(Image credit: Phil Beeston) Location: Greens Beach, northern Tas Distances: 5, 12, 25, 50k (incl 2x25k team event) It’s not often that you forget you’re running a marathon after 39km but that’s just how distracting the surroundings are at the Convicts and Wenches...

Westbury Fun Run

Location: Westbury, northern Tas Distances: 4 and 8km What is it with the North of the State and having such awesome community-based, scenic and well-organised fun runs? Well, I cannot complain! Westbury is another “must do” event. The event is generally held...

Beach to Bay Fun Run

Location: Strahan, west coast Tas Distances: 2, 6 and 9km The rain pelted the windows of my Cabin window as I reluctantly pinned my number to my singlet only minutes from the race start. Runners stood under makeshift shelters arms crossed and huddled. The starting...

Liz Ellis Memorial Trail Run

Location: Longford, Northern Tas Distances: 2 or 8km The Liz Ellis Memorial Longford Trail Run is an annual event held in memory of the extremely well respected personal trainer and Longford Sports Centre Coordinator Liz Ellis. Liz was well-known for her commitment to...

Bridport 10

Location: Bridport, NE Tasmania Distances: 2km, 10.8km Details: The label “The Bridport 10” fails to encapsulate the true nature of the course. This is not a race  where you will be setting personal best times. Nor is it even 10km – it is closer to 11km. However, this...

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