Australian Ultra Marathons 2015

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 2015
Bogong to Hotham- 64km-11th Jan

Two Bays Trail Run
, Dromana, Vic 28km, 56km- 11th Jan

Knapsack Lap Race-NSW- Sunday 26th January (Australia Day) 3 hour and 6 hour

Caboolture Dusk to Dawn- QLD- 31st Jan- 6 and 8 hours

Feb 2015

The Cradle Mountain Run- Tas-82km- 7th Feb

Mount Buller Sky Run- Feb 2nd -22km, 36km, 45km

Caboolture Dusk to Dawn 50km/100km- 8th Feb

Beerwah at DaybreakQLD- Feb 22nd Feb-50km/10km/20km/30km 

Lark Hill Dusk to Dawn- 28th Feb- 50km/100km

March 2015

Dendy Park Ultra- 1st March-50km *NEW

6 Foot Track Marathon- Katoomba NSW 8th March- 45km- Booked Out for 2015

Waterworld Great Ocean Run- NSW- Coffs Harbour- 8th March- 45km

Razorback Run - March 14th
22km, 38km, 58km, 68km

Water World Red Rock to Cliffs- Coffs harbour- 15th March-Beach Run 45km

Maroondah Dam Trail Run- 50km-15th March
Maroondah dam in the Yarra Ranges, Vic- 

Coburg 6 Hour-8th March- Vic

Convict and Wenches-
Narawntapu National Park, Northern Tasmania 50km 15th March

Rollercoaster Run21st March -Vic-Dandenong- 21.5km and 43km trail run

Nerang State Forest- QLD-22nd March- 50km, 25km

April 2015

The Great Western Sand Storm
4th April- Swanbourne Beach, WA
50km, 42km, 21km, 10km, 5km- Beach Run

Jabulani Challenge- NSW- 18th April-Trail run- 45km/22km/12km

Canberra Ultra Marathon - 50km (Marathon and Half Marathon) 11th and 12th April

Wild Horse Criterium- 11.5km loos, can run 1-7 loops-5th April (Easter Sunday) 

Mount Solitary Ultra- NSW- 19th April- 45km

Anzac Day Challenge- 25th April- Sydney- 100km

May 2015

Wilderness Endurance- 100km team challenge-Blue Mountains NSW- 2nd-3rd May 

Wilsons Promontory 100-Vic-100, 80, 60 and 44 km trail races- 2nd May

Darkness to Daylight Challenge- Brisbane-May 6th-7th- 110km or teams of 10km legs

North Face 100- Blue Mountains NSW- May 15th -17th

Great Ocean Road 45km May 16th-17th

Glasshouse Trail Runs-Cooks Tour- 17th May
Woodford Pool-12km, 30km, 50km

Kep Track- 31st May- Northam WA-100km, 75km 

June 2015

Tha Annual Dunkeld Adventure Serra Terror 3- Vic-80km- 8th June *TBC 

Sir Chinmoy 6-12-24 hour track race- Sydney 13th June  

Crater to Coast- Warrnambool 50km- 14th June 

July 2015

Big Red Run-27th June-2nd July- 250km, 150km- 6 Day Stage Race

Bush Capital Bush Marathon- Act- 60km -TBC

Kokoda Challenge Gold Coast- 18th-19th July- 96km
Teams of 4- Gold Coast

You Yangs 50mile/50km- Vic- 28th July

Glass House Mountains Flinders Tour, 10km, 24km, 50km-QLD 26th July

August 2015

Tan Ultra, Melbourne 100km 9th August

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

September 2015

Coastal High 50- 5th Sept- Gold Coast Hinterland

Glass House Mountains 100, 100mile, 100km, 50km, 30km, 12km Qld 12-13th Sept

Surf Coast Century-Anglesea, Great Ocean Road, Victoria- September 19th- 100km

Yurrebilla 56km Ultra- Adelaide- 28th Sept
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- 28th September

Centennial Park 100-  Sept Sydney *TBC

October 2015

Bribie Beach Bash, Qld -50km/42.2km/21.1km/15km/6km/3km-On the Beach-Oct 11th*TBC

Gows 100 Trail Run
-Victoria-100km 11th-12th Oct
On the iconic south west coast of Victoria, Australia
Along the Great Ocean Walk track 

Ned Kelly Chase- 25th Oct-100km- Individual and teams, Wangaratta

November 2015

Victorian Trail Running Festival- 15km, 21km, 42km, 80km, 100km, 10km night run- 1-3 Nov

Upstream Challenge
- Melbourne-Victoria- 50km/30km -14th Nov *TBC

Great Barrier Reef Marathon-Port Douglas- 1st November
Ultra Marathon, Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km, 5km

, Vic Sun 8th Nov *TBC
Ultra 50km, marathon, half marathon, 10km, 4km

Alpine Challenge-Nov 28-30th
60km, 100km, 160km

December 2015

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

Kurrawa to Duranbah, Broadbeach, Qld 50km- 13th Dec
50km, 30km or 2 X 25km relay

6 Inch Trail
- 45km-
Munda Biddi track, North Dandalup, WA- 20th Dec *TBC

Bruny Island Ultra Marathon- 65km- Dec 5th *TBC


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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