Australian Ultra Marathons 2018

An ultramarathon is any sporting event involving running longer than the traditional marathon length of 42.195 kilometres (26.2188 mi).
There are two types of ultramarathon events: those that cover a specified distance, and events that take place during specified time (with the winner covering the most distance in that time). The most common distances are 50 and 100 miles, or 50 and 100 kilometers.

Jan 2018
Bogong to Hotham- 64km

Two Bays Trail Run
, Dromana, Vic 28km, 56km

Knapsack Lap Race-NSW- (Australia Day) 3 hour and 6 hour

Caboolture Dusk to Dawn- QLD- - 6 and 8 hours

Feb 2018

The Cradle Mountain Run- Tas-82km

Mount Buller Sky Run-  -22km, 36km, 45km

Caboolture Dusk to Dawn 50km/100km

Beerwah at DaybreakQLD- -50km/10km/20km/30km 

Lark Hill Dusk to Dawn- - 50km/100km

March 2018

Dendy Park Ultra--50km

6 Foot Track Marathon- Katoomba NSW - 45km-

Waterworld Great Ocean Run- NSW- Coffs Harbour- 45km

Razorback Run 
22km, 38km, 58km, 68km

Water World Red Rock to Cliffs- Coffs harbour-Beach Run 45km

Maroondah Dam Trail Run- 50km
Maroondah dam in the Yarra Ranges, Vic- 

Coburg 6 Hour- Vic

Convict and Wenches-
Narawntapu National Park, Northern Tasmania 50km 

Rollercoaster Run Vic-Dandenong- 21.5km and 43km trail run

Nerang State Forest- QLD-- 50km, 25km

April 2018

The Great Western Sand Storm
 Swanbourne Beach, WA
50km, 42km, 21km, 10km, 5km- Beach Run

Jabulani Challenge- NSW-Trail run- 45km/22km/12km

Canberra Ultra Marathon - 50km (Marathon and Half Marathon) 

Wild Horse Criterium- 11.5km loops, can run 1-7 loops (Easter Sunday) 

Mount Solitary Ultra- NSW- 45km

Anzac Day Challenge- - Sydney- 100km

May 2018

Wilderness Endurance- 100km team challenge-Blue Mountains NSW 

Wilsons Promontory 100-Vic-100, 80, 60 and 44 km trail races

Darkness to Daylight Challenge- Brisbane- 110km or teams of 10km legs

North Face 100- Blue Mountains NSW

Great Ocean Road 45km 

Glasshouse Trail Runs-Cooks Tour
Woodford Pool-12km, 30km, 50km

Kep Track-  Northam WA-100km, 75km 

June 2018

Tha Annual Dunkeld Adventure Serra Terror 3- Vic-80km

Sir Chinmoy 6-12-24 hour track race- Sydney 

Crater to Coast- Warrnambool 50km

July 2018

Big Red Run-- 250km, 150km- 6 Day Stage Race

Bush Capital Bush Marathon- Act- 60km

Kokoda Challenge Gold Coast- 96km
Teams of 4- Gold Coast

You Yangs 50mile/50km- Vic

Glass House Mountains Flinders Tour, 10km, 24km, 50km-QLD 

August 2018

Tan Ultra, Melbourne 100km 

River Run 100
South Bank Brisbane, Teams or Individuals- 100km

September 2018

Coastal High 50- Gold Coast Hinterland

Glass House Mountains 100, 100mile, 100km, 50km, 30km, 12km Qld 

Surf Coast Century-Anglesea, Great Ocean Road, Victoria- 100km

Yurrebilla 56km Ultra- Adelaide
The Yurrebilla Trail is one of Adelaide's treasures. The trail winds its way through a series of National Parks and Conservation Reserves under the Mt Lofty summit, as it makes its way across the western face of the Adelaide Hills.

Adelaide 6 day and 48 hour Ultra Marathon Events

Centennial Park 100-  Sept Sydney 

October 2018

Bribie Beach Bash, Qld -50km/42.2km/21.1km/15km/6km/3km-On the Beach

Gows 100 Trail Run
On the iconic south west coast of Victoria, Australia
Along the Great Ocean Walk track 

Ned Kelly Chase- 100km- Individual and teams, Wangaratta

November 2018

Victorian Trail Running Festival- 15km, 21km, 42km, 80km, 100km, 10km night run

Upstream Challenge
- Melbourne-Victoria- 50km/30km 

Great Barrier Reef Marathon-Port Douglas
Ultra Marathon, Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km, 5km

, Vic 
Ultra 50km, marathon, half marathon, 10km, 4km

Alpine Challenge-
60km, 100km, 160km

December 2018

Coast to Kosci- 240km (starts near Eden) NSW  

Kurrawa to Duranbah, Broadbeach, Qld 50km
50km, 30km or 2 X 25km relay

6 Inch Trail
- 45km-
Munda Biddi track, North Dandalup, WA

Bruny Island Ultra Marathon- 65km


Disclaimer: Whilst all due care is taken when listing the many races on this calendar, to be accurate and correct with dates and links, some errors may occur on research or connecting to race websites. Please always check the race events website or contact details to get more relevant and up to date details on the races listed here. Lazy Runner would be happy for any errors to be reported via the contact form so changes can be made



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